Clinical Navigator - Oncology/Hematology

  • The Christ Hospital Health Network
  • 4460 RED BANK RD CINCINNATI Ohio 45227-2172 United States
  • Posted: Jan 31, 2019
Full-time Nursing

Job Description

Title:  Clinical Navigator
Shift:  Full-Time, Days
This position will be located in the Oncology/Hematology Department at The Christ Hospital Red Bank Office, 4460 Red Bank Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45227.
Job Overview:  Serves as the day-to-day lead within the Hematology-Oncology Center and supervises the development, implementation, and organization of the overall program. Coordinates the efforts between physicians, Oncology Service line, staff and community hospitals.  Responsible for patient care coordination, report generation and review, process improvement, patient satisfaction, and administrative activities within the Center.
The Clinical Navigator may perform the following duties:
  • Facilitate communication between the Center medical director, physicians, key staff and patients.
  • Develop standardized care plan with the physicians including: referrals, bone marrow transplants, drug protocols and clinical trials
  • Ensure appropriate bone marrow preparation for every patient.
  • Develop and deliver patient education and consultation.
  • Direct patient participation in phase studies, drug protocols or trials.
  • Round with physicians daily to gather required data for in patient care including daily labs, test results, etc. 
  • Liaison between physician and hospital care team and/or ambulatory care centers to ensure seamless delivery of care.
  • Oversee the development and on-going editing of specific forms and patient education material
  • Develop a community education and seminar program inclusive of schedules, presenters, content and materials.
  • Create and oversee an ongoing quality improvement plan.
  • Identify patient amenities and secure necessary resources to administer the services.    
Education:  Clinical Hematology Oncology background – R.N., Oncology Certification Required.  Master’s degree preferred.
License & Certification:  Current Registered Nurse license or interim permit in the State of Ohio.
Experience:  Minimum of 5 years of experience preferred.
Required Skills & Knowledge
  • Able to complete and/or experience with all job responsibilities.
  • Able to communicate with patients, family, and staff in a professional, friendly manner.
  • Proven working relationship with surgeons.
  • Experience with patient / staff education.
  • Proven leadership experience having managed resources either directly or within the implementation of a new imitative.
  • Strong detail – orientation and follow-up capacity.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Demonstrated success in relationship building.
  • Ability to keep team focused on goals / timelines.
  • Customer service focused.
  • Strong data analysis skills, requiring interpretation of clinical results to develop program improvement projects.
  • Experience in achieving results and working with process management.

There are many ways to define excellence. For us at The Christ Hospital, it’s all about our patients...And making healthcare what they want it to be. Accessible. Personal. Affordable.
Our commitment to exceptional outcomes, affordable care and the finest patient experiences is recognized yearly with numerous awards from leading healthcare organizations and publications. At the top of our list of honors are the 17 consecutive years that we’ve been named to U.S. News & World Report’s list of Best Hospitals and being named the Most Preferred Hospital by the Greater Cincinnati community for 21 consecutive years (National Research Corporation).
What does this mean for you?
GROWTH- opportunities to learn, develop, and impact.
VALUE - a robust employee package that provides you the ability to maintain a healthy work-life balance, competitive compensation, flexible and meaningful benefits, development opportunities so you can be your best self, and a culture of compassion.
PRIDE- from all that we have accomplished in our past, and all that we’re positioned for in the future.
CHALLENGE- we are in one of the most competitive markets in the nation, yet continue to rise to the top through our incredible employees and transformational results. We seek individuals motivated by what it takes to be a part of a winning team.
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