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Oncology Nurse Navigator, BMT - JT Cancer Center - F/T - Days

HACKENSACK UNIVERSITY MED CNTR • Hackensack, New Jersey

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About Hackensack Meridian Health

Hackensack Meridian Health nurses care for patients and their families at every stage of life, 24 hours a day, at bedsides in 9 community hospitals, 4 academic medical centers, a behavioral health hospital, 2 children's hospitals, 2 rehabilitation hospitals, medical offices, and care facilities across the state.

Our team members are the heart of what makes us better. At Hackensack Meridian Health we help our patients live better, healthier lives — and we help one another to succeed. With a culture rooted in connection and collaboration, our employees are team members. Here, competitive benefits are just the beginning. It’s also about how we support one another and how we show up for our community. Together, we keep getting better - advancing our mission to transform healthcare and serve as a leader of positive change.

Hackensack Meridian Health is one of the most recognized health care networks in the country for nursing excellence with 7 Magnet designations. In joining our nursing team, you'll work with collaborative colleagues, who are pushing each other - and patient care - to keep getting better.

Success Profile

What makes a successful Oncology Nurse Navigator, BMT - JT Cancer Center - F/T - Days at Hackensack Meridian Health? Check out the top traits we're looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Collaborative
  • Courageous
  • Compassionate
  • Creative
  • Connected

Job Description

  • Requisition # 2024-140979
  • Shift Day
  • Status Full Time with Benefits

Overview

Our team members are the heart of what makes us better. At Hackensack Meridian Health we help our patients live better, healthier lives — and we help one another to succeed. With a culture rooted in connection and collaboration, our employees are team members. Here, competitive benefits are just the beginning. It’s also about how we support one another and how we show up for our community. Together, we keep getting better - advancing our mission to transform healthcare and serve as a leader of positive change.

The Oncology Nurse Navigator, in collaboration with the oncologists, oncology APN's, and the entire healthcare team, oversees and supports the oncology patient and their significant other(s). This care is begun during initial consultation and continues throughout the treatment continuum.

Responsibilities

A day in the life of an Oncology Nurse Navigator at Hackensack Meridian Health may include:

  • Participates in the collaboration with physicians, nursing staff, and interdisciplinary team in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care for selected patients and their families
  • During initial assessments, identifies problems, and helps adherence to evidence-based guidelines/solutions to meet desired measurable outcomes and documents all care/findings as per policy
  • Maintains a communication system which ensures comprehensive and timely transmission of information to physicians, nursing staff, and the interdisciplinary team
  • Supports immediate revision of the plan of care as per the physician and collaborating APN's and by their order initiates immediate teaching/education with the oncology patient and their significant other(s) to support/meet desired outcomes and documents appropriately
  • Monitors documentation in the medical record to ensure patient outcomes are achieved and maintained based on established standards of care
  • Identifies and links patients to available community partners and services
  • Participates in continuous process improvement efforts to improve patient outcomes, assures appropriate utilization of resources and increases patient satisfaction
  • To provide extraordinary compassionate care to all we care for and absolute teamwork with our colleagues
  • Identifies the needs of the patient population served and modifies and delivers care that is specific to those needs (i.e., age, culture, language, hearing and/or visually impaired, etc.)
  • This process includes communicating with the patient, parent, and/or primary caregiver(s) at their level (developmental/age, educational, literacy, etc.)

 

Qualifications

Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

Graduate of an NLN/AACN accredited program in nursing

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent years of oncology experience

2 years experience as a registered nurse

Licenses and Certifications:

NJ State Professional Registered Nurse License

Certification in area of oncology preferred

Our Network

Hackensack Meridian Health (HMH) is a Mandatory Influenza Vaccination Facility

As a courtesy to assist you in your job search, we would like to send your resume to other areas of our Hackensack Meridian Health network who may have current openings that fit your skills and experience.

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Benefits

  • workplace excellence

  • collaborative work environment

  • work-life balance

  • compassionate nursing culture

  • mentoring programs

  • substantial tuition reimbursement

Eric
Gossar
Assistant Nurse Manager, Critical Care Unit
Southern Ocean Medical Center

To be a newer nurse and become an assistant manager of a critical care unit speaks to the opportunities Hackensack Meridian Health can provide. Also, the teamwork and team members I have been exposed to here are second to none."

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