Nurse Navigator Survivorship- Cancer Center
Company: Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Posted on: November 12, 2021
Assumes responsibility in association with physicians and leaders
for a caseload of oncology patients with consultation, education,
collaboration and medical supervision. Assesses, plans, implements,
evaluates, anticipates, and supervises survivorship care according
to the organizations policies and procedures. Participates in the
development of guidelines for oncological survivorship to meet the
needs of the patient. Serves as a resource for the Cancer Committee
through consultation, education and research at various levels to
continuously improve the survivorship process. Participates in the
improvement of operational functions of the Department of Oncology.
Establishes communication and respectful relationships with all
Job Specific Duties
Delivers patient-centered care in accordance with standards of care
defined by Nicklaus Children's Hospital and clinical practice
guidelines from COG.
Provides treatment to patients in all regards of survivorship,
including: survivorship treatment, long-term and late effects of
cancer and its treatment, long-term and late effects of bone marrow
transplant and its treatment, surveillance testing and exams, signs
of recurrence, nutrition management, healthy lifestyle behaviors as
well as support services referrals.
Facilitates patient-family encounters and assists the healthcare
team in development and implementation of a comprehensive
survivorship care plan and provides the patient with summary in
regards to the COC policy.
Communicates with primary physician's office and other providers
for the patient's and physician's needs. - Serves as a liaison to
community organizations for ongoing information and support
Ensures communication between team members; proactively schedules
appointments & follow-ups; serves as a front-line resource to
obtain records, test results, & other clinical information prior to
Prepares and maintains accurate patient records, charts, and
documents to support the medical practice.
Facilitates the seamless transition from pediatric to adult
Collaborates in the screening and referral of patients for
Provides system-wide training, clinical practice, as well as, staff
development pertaining to survivorship.
Systematically evaluates survivorship care standards; makes process
improvement recommendations. Utilizes data to develop process
improvement plans to improve clinical outcomes.
Presents results, trends, or conclusions from analysis of
performance improvement initiatives.
Assures compliance with DNV, Commission on Cancer, FACT and other
Participates in the improvement of operational functions of the
department as well as providing the Cancer Committee with an annual
evaluation of survivorship processes and outcomes.
Works closely with the Physician Leaders, Service Line
Administrator, Nursing Manager, & other leaders.
Participates in developing, educating, and integrating system-wide
survivorship clinical policies and documentation tools.
On an aggregate level, tracks performance of the program in line
with (NCH), division and facility goals (growth, quality, practice
guidelines, etc.) and identifies opportunities to streamline care
practice through development of evidence-based outcomes;
responsible for USNWR queries.
Attends survivorship program seminars/conferences to maintain
knowledge base regarding palliative care.
Maintains communications with administrators, physicians,
clinicians, patients, and families both verbally an in writing.
Acquires and maintains current knowledge in nursing practice and
Minimum Job Requirements
Bachelor's Degree Nursing
RN Licensure within the State of Florida or Multi-State Enhanced
Nursing License Compact (eNLC) - maintain active and in good
standing throughout employment
American Heart Association BLS - maintain active and in good
standing throughout employment
APHON Chemotherapy Provider
3-5 years of experience in Oncology
1 year of experience as a nurse navigator and/or patient educator
1-year of hands-on experience in program development
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Master's Degree in Nursing preferred
Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred
Knowledgeable regarding developmental issues and a unique awareness
of the concerns pertaining to adolescents and young adults
Ability to utilize critical thinking and problem solving skills to
identify, interpret, and access appropriate resources in patient
Strong interpersonal, communication, collaboration and conflict
Good analytical, deduction, and anticipation skills
Working knowledge of Microsoft office products
Job : Nursing - Clinical
Primary Location : Florida-Miami-Nicklaus Children's Hospital -
Main Hospital Campus
Department : CANCER CENTER-2100-710000
Keywords: Nicklaus Children's Hospital, Hialeah , Nurse Navigator Survivorship- Cancer Center, Healthcare , Hialeah, Florida
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