Be a part of a world-class academic healthcare system at UChicago Medicine as an Oncology Nurse Navigator with our Multiple Myeloma Program. In this role you will partner with the rest of the clinical team to provide patients the highest quality of care. The hematologists/oncologists on our multiple myeloma team are nationally known experts in the treatment of this disease. As lead investigators and co-investigators on numerous national clinical trials, these same physicians are actively involved in the discovery and design of new and innovative therapeutic advances.
Under the direction of a faculty sponsor and in collaboration with the program support team, the Oncology Nurse Navigator coordinates the care of patients through the disease process and acts as a clinical liaison for patients, across medical services and clinical departments.
Essential Job Functions:
- Assesses clinical, emotional, spiritual, psychosocial, financial, and other patient needs.
- Facilitates resolution to patient needs and monitors follow up.
- Educates/reinforces education with patients and families on disease, treatments, side effects, adverse reactions, and reportable signs/symptoms based on multidisciplinary care plan.
- Coordinates discharge planning with the patient's family, social workers, home nursing staff, oncologists, and personal physicians.
- Works with patients and family members to ensure discharge instructions are understood and followed.
- Develops and/or coordinates development of patient education materials, clinical pathways, and quality studies.
- Coordinates and/or participates in multidisciplinary consultations and/or tumor conference.
- Documents recommendations made at multidisciplinary consultations and/or tumor conferences.
- Registered Nurse with a current Illinois license
- Graduate of a National League for Nursing accredited School of Nursing with BSN
- OCN Certification
- ONS Chemotherapy Provider
- Minimum of two years hematology/oncology clinical nursing experience with demonstrated clinical competence in patient care, teaching and management of patients with a cancer diagnosis, and knowledge about clinical aspects of oncology including protocol therapy and data management.
- Job Type/FTE: Full Time (1.0 FTE)
- Shift: Days – 8-Hour Shift
- Unit/Department: Hematology/Oncology
- CBA Code: Non-Union
Why Join Us?
We've been at the forefront of medicine since 1899. We provide superior healthcare with compassion, always mindful that each patient is a person, an individual. To accomplish this, we need employees with passion, talent and commitment… with patients and with each other. We're in this together: working to advance medical innovation, serve the health needs of the community, and move our collective knowledge forward. If you'd like to add enriching human life to your profile, The University of Chicago Medicine is for you. Here at the forefront, we're doing work that really matters. Join us. Bring your passion
Bring your career to the next level at a hospital that is thriving; from patient satisfaction to employee engagement, we are at the Forefront of Medicine. Take advantage of all we have to offer and #BringYourPassiontotheForefront,
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The University of Chicago Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, civil union status, parental status, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics.
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