Oncology Patient Navigator - RN
NYP/Columbia - New York, NY

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Making it Possible

Life-Saving Oncology Care: Patient Navigator's Make It PossibleBring your clinical expertise and leadership skills to the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center (HICCC) at NewYork-Presbyterian, and become part of a team that’s renowned for delivering life-saving results. Run by national leaders in oncology, the HICCC is one of only 39 NCI-designated centers in the nation—a designation we’ve held since 1974. Over half of our nursing team has earned certification in oncology. And we’re strengthening our presence in the New York City and tri-state area by forming new programs in oncology care.Now, you can help Make It Possible: Oncology Patient Navigator - RN- Breast and Lung OncologyTake on this newly create role, and help define the future of medical oncology. You’ll orchestrate the delivery of high-quality clinical care to patients with breast and/or lung cancer, and feel the unmatched fulfillment of helping save people’s lives.Serve as an educational resource for patients/families and your peers. Monitor the progress of patients and triage them to appropriate physicians or other care providers as necessary. Regularly evaluate patient outcomes, and lead all quality assurance and performance improvement initiatives.Qualified candidates have a bachelor’s degree in an applicable field (master’s degree preferred), current NYS RN licensure, and at least 3 years of related experience. Thorough knowledge of Joint Commission regulations and certification requirements is also required.Nurse autonomy and shared clinical decision-making continue to attract the brightest minds in nursing to our team. Join a hospital where patient and employee satisfaction scores are at all-time highs. Enjoy benefits like hospital housing, hospital retirement contributions, financial planning assistance and more.__________________#1 in New York. #7 in the Nation. – U.S.News & World Report, "America’s Best Hospitals 2012-2013"Discover why we’re #1 in New York—an unparalleled pursuit of excellence and the widest array of choices for your career. Learn more about what we can offer you at: NYP.ORG/CAREERSNewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is an equal opportunity employer.__________________