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Sentara Norfolk General Hospital is seeking a Full Time Day Registered Nurse - Patient Navigator for the Cancer Administration Department
 
Responsible for ensuring the provision of progressive, quality patient care through physical assessment, preventative health care, case management, consultation, research, education and leadership within their appropriate patient population. Recognizing that the complexity of the health care system often leaves patients and their significant others feeling confused, lost, or alienated, the patient navigator helps guide patients through the various services, specialties, and resources involved in their healthcare. This integral position designed to decrease fragmentation of care and coordinate services. In addition to supporting the clinical and educational needs of the patient, the navigator will enhance patient access and ease referral and management for physicians. The nurse navigator creates a seamless flow through the health system such that the patient can focus on fighting his/her disease.
 
  • VA RN License or Eligible
  • 3+ years of nursing experience
  • Oncology experience
  • OCN Certification required within 2 years
  • BLS Certification
  • BSN preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Work with assigned patients and provide follow-up
  • Must have a good understanding of community resources
 
As the region’s first Magnet hospital, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, a 525-bed tertiary care facility, is home to the area's only Level I Trauma Center, burn trauma unit and nationally ranked heart program at Sentara Heart Hospital.  Sentara Norfolk General is located near the Coastal area of Virginia Beach, Virginia.
 
Sentara offers an attractive array of full time benefits to include a 403B and a Pension Plan.  Relocation assistance can be available for experienced nurse.   Sign on bonus available for qualified candidate.
Be a part of an excellent healthcare organization that cares about our People, Quality, Patient Safety, Service and Integrity.   Join a team that has a Mission to improve health every day, join the Sentara Team!  
 
posted 12.4.15