Oncology Navigator Director - RN
Sarah Cannon Research Institute - Orlando, FL

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Oncology Navigator Director – RN

Sarah Cannon has an immediate need for an Oncology Nurse Navigator Director in Nashville, TN! The Cancer Navigator Director oversees the enterprise wide navigation program and the respective navigators. The primary function is to develop and maintain a navigation program for disease site specific cancer sites in addition to serving as the Lead Navigator. This role is also responsible for overseeing AskSarah resources to assist in Sarah Cannon outreach and services.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Systematically evaluates the quality and effectiveness of navigators and navigator services, analyzing appropriate data and information to identify opportunities in collaboration with stakeholders for improving services and patient outcomes.
Promotes research and integrates evidenced-based knowledge into the identification of best practice in the delivery of oncology patient navigation.
Promotes and monitors regulatory agency standards and customer service expectations for the practice of patient navigation.
Oversees the practices and processes of ASK Sarah.
Responsible for operating within an approved budget.
Ensures navigators have availability and operation of necessary equipment and/or resources to navigate patient effective through the continuum of care.
Ensure quality of care represents best in class'
Serves on appropriate oncology leadership committees and ensures representation at cancer committees across the division.
Stay current on the latest oncology nursing developments and participate in conferences.
Coordinates and maintains the required training and skills of staff.
Implements corrective action and conducts performance evaluations.
Effectively addresses personnel issues in order to promote a productive and healthy work environment.

REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) is required; Masters Degree in Nursing (MSN) is highly preferred
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Tennessee (or ability to obtain) required
Minimum five years oncology nursing experience required
Experience in program development is preferred
Experience as a nurse navigator and/or patient educator in oncology preferred
Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN) certification achieved or in progress preferred
Certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) preferred

ABOUT US:
At Sarah Cannon, there has been a legacy of devotion to cancer research and care. The initial clinical research trials began in Nashville in 1993 under the leadership of Drs. Tony Greco and John Hainsworth. Steady growth through the Minnie Pearl Cancer Research Network led to the formation of the Sarah Cannon Research Institute (SCRI) in 2004 as a joint venture of HCA and Tennessee Oncology. Today, Sarah Cannon is expanding our position in cancer beyond clinical research, providing integrated care across facilities and markets in the United States and the United Kingdom.
Sarah Cannon is focused on leveraging scientific advances and innovative approaches to provide cutting-edge therapies to our patients. Our team of collaborating SCRI sites enrolled more than 3,000 patients onto clinical studies sponsored by both our own physician investigators and the worlds premier pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. Among these efforts, our drug development program enrolled over 700 patients in 2011 to trials evaluating todays newest and most promising cancer therapies. We are an international leader in blood and marrow transplantation (BMT), conducting more than 720 transplants in 2011 in seven programs, ranking near the top of the most active programs in the world. As one of the largest providers of radiation oncology services in the United States, our more than 50 facilities offer the latest in radiation technology to the patients we treat.
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