Patient Navigator

  • FirstHealth of the Carolinas
  • FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital Pinehurst North Carolina US
  • Posted: Mar 11, 2019
Other Nursing

Job Description

This position is for Oncology Services.  Will be responsible for to provide assistance to patients, their families and caregivers to help overcome barriers to care, whether through the health care system or the environment, and facilitate timely access to quality medical and psychosocial care.  Will serve as patient advocate and facilitate transition to the next phase of care. 

Will facilitate access for patients/physicians, ensure patient entry into system at most appropriate point, work to reduce outmigration due to perception of delays or lack of services and ensure patients referred outside remain in system for other available services.

Must be a RN.  BSN required.  5 years of nursing experience with at least 3 years experience in either acute care oncology or outpatient oncology setting. BCLS required.  OCN certification preferred. Must have strong working knowledge of computers with experience with Excel and spreadsheets.  Experience with public speaking also preferred.