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Nurse Navigator - Oncology

We Are Hiring

At Saint Agnes, we know where our true value lies.  It’s in our history, our culture and our people.  You can feel the difference at Saint Agnes.  It comes across in how we treat our patients and how we work with each other.  It is in the commitment, passion and actions of every single associate who decides to make Saint Agnes home.  Including, possibly, YOU! Come join our Nurse Navigator team and expand your nursing skills.

Position overview:

  • Registered Nurse Navigator
  • Cancer Institute
  • Days (8am-4:30pm with occassional weekends and evenings)
  • Full time/benefit eligible

 

 

Why Join Ascension?

 

Saint Agnes Healthcare serves the greater Baltimore area and employs more than 3,000 associates. Saint Agnes offers a full range of services through its operation of a 254-bed, full-service teaching hospital, Saint Agnes Medical Group, Seton Imaging Center, and Saint Agnes Foundation. Partnerships throughout the community have positioned Saint Agnes to provide support to individuals when and where they need it most. Saint Agnes strives to ensure the vitality and health of the community.

Saint Agnes Healthcare is part of Ascension, a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially those most in need.  In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

St. Agnes Hospital is leading Maryland in the battle against cancer.  Very few cancer centers have more advanced ways to diagnose, treat, and help people beat cancer than the Saint Agnes Cancer Institute.  Our physicians, oncologists, and surgeons are world class, and they attack each case from every angle as a multidisciplinary team.  As part of this amazing multidisciplinary team, you will serve as a navigator for our patients throughout the continuum of care. 

What You Will Do

As an Associate with St. Agnes Healthcare-MD, you will have the opportunity to serve as a patient navigator throughout the continuum of care. You will be in charge of  guiding our patients through their treatment process, assisting with education and helping find resources.  

Responsibilities:

  • Will manage a caseload of 40-50 patients.
  • Functions as a liaison for management staff, administration, physicians, managed care companies, community organizations, and other customers.
  • Coordinates efforts for treatment and promotes quality improvement and educational efforts.
  • Compiles data, tracks outcomes, and makes recommendations for process improvement.
  • Provides referrals/support for follow-up care for patients who are uninsured or underinsured.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • Registered Nurse credentialed from the Maryland Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
  • Preferred Credential(s):
    • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA). 

Education and Work Experience:

  • Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required - Bachelor's   
  • Case management and/or navigation experience of 12 months or more required. Outpatient experience preferred.
  • Three to five years experience in nursing, Oncology preferred.  

Equal Employment Opportunity

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 
As an equal opportunity employer, Saint Agnes Hospital does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, mental or physical disability, marital status, veterans status, military service, or any other legally protected status.
 
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.
Job ID: 376821
Category: Nursing
Facility: MDBAL St Agnes Healthcare
Ministry: Saint Agnes Healthcare, MD
Location: Baltimore, MD

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