RN Clinical Coordinator – Oncology Navigator
Smith Arnold Partners
In the beautiful hills of Northern Fairfield County, my client is seeking an experienced Oncology Nurse Navigator to join their team. The right candidate would be working with a very dedicated and seasoned team who have cared for and treated the surrounding towns and communities. This client offers a competitive salary, wonderful health benefits, 401K, tuition reimbursement and many other perks of the job. This cancer team not only provides services for patients with cancer but also performs clinical research trials, community education and screening and supportive services. We invite you to join our team.
Title: RN Clinical Coordinator – Oncology Navigator
Salary: $99,000 + $25,000 sign on bonus
Candidate will assist supervising physician with patient visit in the exam room, including physical assessment and health history.
Coordinates care with the infusion staff.
Will be responsible to responds to /refers incoming patient care related phone calls appropriately.
Instructs patient and caregivers regarding medications and treatment instructions.
Will also collects and tracks clinical data (including laboratory, radiology, and pathology) for patients to ensure receipt of ordered tests. while reviewing abnormal data with primary physician; advises patients of results; and coordinates need for specific intervention (i.e., further testing, medication implementation or changes, or referral as appropriate to other providers or agencies).
Develops treatment plan/schema to ensure appropriate oncologic treatment per NCCN and ASCO guidelines will be provided to the patient in conjunction with primary physician.
Orders and documents delivery of prescribed interventions, utilizing Intellidose computer system; ensures doses are calculated based on patient’s laboratory data and performance status to support treatment regimen/doses to ensure patient safety and educate patients and caregivers on all aspects of cancer treatment with distribution and explanation of current literature including oral and parental administration, safe handling procedures , to ensure understanding of risks, benefits, how to identify, manage and report side effects of chemotherapy.
RN BSN (OCN preferred)
3-5 years of Oncology Nursing experience