Nurse Navigator - Laguna Hills Oncology - FT Days - 27595-1A

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Updated: Jan 26, 2022
Location: Laguna Hills
Job Type:
Department: Laguna Hills Oncology

Job Description:



Position Number: 40783092

Reports to: Practice Manager

Working Title: Nurse Navigator

Cost Center: Laguna Hills Oncology (427711)

Bargaining Unit: UPTE

FLSA: Exempt

Date Created: 11/15/2021

Job Code: 007870

Hours: 40

Shift: Not Applicable

FTE: 1


Position Summary: 

The incumbent functions independently providing direct and indirect patient care based on the nursing process for patients in the clinic. Incumbent is accountable for the quality of nursing practice and functions as the primary contact for oncology patients. Provides education as needed to the patients/family related to cancer care, diagnostic procedures, medication/chemotherapy and other complex aspects of the plan of care. The nurse incorporates the psycho-motor and age appropriate cognitive skills of the patient/family/significant other utilizing knowledge of patient assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation. Assures that the continuum of care process is complete to include: pre-procedure, chemotherapy protocols, hospitalization, anticipated discharge needs and follow up in the physician offices. Supports the faculty in clinic for every patient care session. Provides nursing services as needed and assists with other activities as assigned to help grow the practice.


Salary Range:


Annual Rate  Minimum  $118,159.92                         Midpoint               $137,056.32                         Maximum             $155,931.84


Required Qualifications:



Current CA RN license

Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload

Must demonstrate customer service skills appropriate to the job

Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

All external candidates must have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Minimum 6 months experience working as a RN in an Oncology setting

Demonstrated practice with and knowledge of chemotherapy agents

Minimum 2 years of clinical experience

Advanced knowledge of leukemia disease state and treatment

Minimum 1 year experience working in a clinical or inpatient setting providing RN care to leukemia patients

Basic Life Support certification required

Must possess the skill, knowledge and ability essential to the successful performance of assigned duties


Preferred Qualifications:

Bilingual skills to communicate effectively with patients and families

Demonstrated knowledge of immunosuppressive therapies and care of the post-transplant patient

Oncology / BMT patient population knowledge

Oncology Nurse Certification

Knowledge of complications associated with hematological oncology conditions

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