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Nurse-Navigator RN

Job ID: 9589
Job Category: Nurse RN
Job Type: Clinical Nurse
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Days
Facility: BMH-Desoto Hospital
Location: Southaven, MS

Summary

Assists in the development, implementation and function of a thoracic oncology multi-disciplinary clinic. Interacts with physicians and ancillary personnel across several disciplines including surgical, medical and radiation oncology, cardiology, pulmonology, interventional radiology and genetic counseling. Duties include initial screening patient history and physical examination, family history, coordination of required imaging and diagnostic procedures, overall coordination of the multi-disciplinary clinic and follow-up care. Provides oncology services including: support at diagnosis, patient education, and coordination of care. Offers support groups for patients, families, and significant others. Coordinates appropriate referrals and markets services to community. Performs other duties as assigned.

Responsibilities

  • Initiates patient contact upon obtaining referral from physicians.
  • Coordinates access to services and education for the cancer patient.
  • Participates in activities to improve health care delivery.
  • Provides patient, family, and/or staff teaching/education.
  • Coordinates marketing of cancer services.
  • Provides leadership.
  • Participates in ongoing educational activities.
  • Completes assigned goals.


Requirements, Preferences and Experience

Education

Minimum: BSN, Preferred

Experience

Minimum: 3 years clinical nursing practice in oncology nursing required. A background in thoracic diseases would be helpful.

Licensure, Registration, Certification

Minimum: RN

Special Skills

Minimum: Broad knowledge of community services, health concepts and adult education.

About Baptist Memorial Health Care

At Baptist, we owe our success to our colleagues, who have both technical expertise and a compassionate attitude. Every day they carry out Christ's three-fold ministry-healing, preaching and teaching. And, we reward their efforts with compensation and benefits packages that are highly competitive in the Mid-South health care community. For two consecutive years, Baptist has won a Best in Benefits award for offering the best benefit plans compared with their peer groups. Winners are chosen based on plan designs, premiums and the results of a Benefits Benchmarking Survey.

At Baptist, We Offer:
  • Competitive salaries
  • Paid vacation/time off
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Generous retirement plan
  • Health insurance, including dental and vision
  • Sick leave
  • Service awards
  • Free parking
  • Short-term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Health care and dependent care spending accounts
  • Education assistance/continuing education
  • Employee referral program

Job Summary:
Position: 17469 - Nurse-Navigator RN
Facility: BMH-Desoto Hospital
Department: DC BCC Baptist Cancer Center Southaven
Category: Nurse RN
Type: Clinical Nurse
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Days
Location: US:MS:Southaven
Located in the Memphis metro area
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