Dayton, Ohio-based Kettering Health Network is a not-for-profit faith-based network of 9 hospitals, 10 emergency centers, over 120 outpatient facilities and the Kettering College. Nearly 13,000 employees and 2,100 physicians provide a broad range of specialized services for every stage of life, including heart care, cancer fighting technology, orthopedic care, brain and spine surgery. The mission, vision and values of the health network are built on the Adventist healthcare legacy, which is a combination of conventional allopathic and holistic osteopathic care. Being a healthcare professional who shares this belief, you can embark on your career journey here. Benchmarks of your employment will be recognition programs and award ceremonies, healthy work-life balance with flexible schedule and fitness options, staff involvement in meetings, surveys, referral programs and outings, as well as community involvement in events, tournaments and philanthropic projects.
RN Patient Educator Navigator - Medical Oncology - Fort Hamilton HospitalPosted Date
1 week ago(7/30/2018 12:40 PM)
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The Oncology Patient Educator is an RN with advanced education, knowledge and experience related to the specific patient population served. Serves as a leader in the interdisciplinary planning and coordination of the patient s care across the healthcare continuum. The RN is accountable for his/her own professional development and practice within the scope of care defined by law. Organizes the sequences of patient care to attain maximum levels of effectiveness and efficiency to reach desired quality, clinical and cost outcomes. Facilitates a team approach, composed of the patient, family, physician, nurse, social service, and other direct and indirect providers. Interacts with the general public, physicians, and staff. Other duties as assigned.
The delivery of nursing care within the Kettering Health Network reflects the missions, vision, values and philosophies, of the organization and nursing departments.
RN Navigators are employees of the Oncology Service Line and report to director of Oncology Services
- Licensed in the state of Ohio as a Registered Nurse
- Bachelor of Science in nursing is required. MS in nursing is preferred.
- Minimum five (5) years clinical experience required. Recent oncology experience required.
- Certification in general oncology nursing (OCN ) from the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation (ONCC), required within 1 year of employment. The AOCN , AOCNS , and AOCNP credentials are also acceptable in lieu of an OCN .
- BLS certification
- Professional communication skills (written and verbal).
- Computer skills, including email, internet, EPIC, Beacon, and Microsoft Office programs.
- Experience in coordinating a business meeting and/or an interdisciplinary patient care conference.
- Knowledge of adult learning principles and/or teaching experience.
- Up-to-date cancer knowledge and participation in professional oncology nursing organizations
- Knowledge of standards and guidelines from relevant national organizations and regulatory agencies to all aspects of care (i. e. HFAP, Ohio Board of Nursing, OSHA, FDA, Oncology Nursing Society, Commission on Cancer, National Comprehensive Cancer Network, ASCO, etc.)
- Travel between Kettering Health Network locations is required.
- Ability to execute orders and treatment plans as directed by physicians