Nurse Navigator/ Meidcal Oncology
Req #: 43565
Full Time
Shift: Days
UHS Wilson Sq Medical Oncology
United Health Services Hospitals
Johnson City, NY
Weekly hours: 40

Nurse Navigator, Oncology, Wilson Square, Johnson City

United Health Services is seeking a Nurse Navigator to join our Medical Oncology Clinic in Johnson City, NY. The Nurse Navigator is a specialized health care professional who follows patients with a designated condition(s) or needs. The Nurse Navigator will focus on five areas of service: clinical critical thinking, condition education, community outreach, outcomes management and health and wellness promotion. This individual acts as a liaison for the patient and families addressing their concerns and questions about their disease(s) and/or condition(s). Additional responsibilities are to identify and qualify patients for specific programs as well as community education efforts, such as health screenings, promotions, and serve as an educator and liaison for the health care team. This is a BENEFITS-ELIGIBLE/Full Time/ Salary position.

Shift: Days

Hours per week: 40
Salary range: $30.58- $45.6/hour, depending on experience

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Nurse Navigator Overview

UHS Medical Oncology is located at 30 Harrison St. #100 in Johnson City, NY 13790. The facility is open from 8:00 AM- 4:30 PM Monday through Friday.

Nurse Navigator Key Responsibilities and Expectations

  • Identify caseload based on presence of designated condition(s)
  • Facilitate transitions of care through the continuum both within and outside of the UHS network. Leads programmatic development efforts based upon feedback from patients, outcomes and competitive landscape
  • Recognize trajectory of disease process and tailor patient-centered interventions
  • Educates patient/family on condition status changes (ie, red flags)
  • Establish patient-centered goals and navigation care plan
  • Communicates identified patient condition status changes to patient/family and Care Team
  • Coordinate and provide patient/family education and care
  • Identify patient/family learning style and health literacy in order to provide patient/family education on the appropriate level.
  • Identify barriers to care and provide appropriate follow up including community resource referrals, revision of care plan goals, inclusion of additional Care Team members, etc
  • Elicit patient engagement in the health care system during and beyond navigation relationship
  • Empower patient/family in ongoing self-management of designated condition(s)
  • Promotes health and wellbeing by incorporating a holistic approach to condition management
  • Participation in UHS and community committees and forums regarding designated condition(s) and related outcomes
  • Advocate for patients/families during navigation relationship
  • Identify and respect patient choices and circumstances related to a patient’s lifestyle and literacy
  • Provides patient/family education related to Advance Directives
  • Collaboration with Palliative Care and/or Hospice
  • Appropriate, comprehensive documentation of navigation interventions in the electronic medical record
  • Triages and assesses patients for early identification of signs and symptoms to prevent complications and ensure timely intervention
  • Demonstrate commitment to organizational Values of Compassion, Trust, Respect, Teamwork, and Innovation

Position Qualifications

Minimum:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or proof of completion within 3 years from date of hire
  • NYS Registered Nurse license
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification (or obtained within 6 months of employment)
  • Valid NYS Driver’s license
  • 5 years health care experience

Preferred:

  • PA Registered Nurse license
  • Nurse Navigator Certification
  • Condition-specific experience in either/both inpatient or outpatient setting(s).

Employee Benefits at United Health Services

When you work at United Health Services, you become part of our family. We’re proud to offer competitive benefits and compensation to our employees who make an impact every day.

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Voluntary benefits, including cancer, pet, and life insurance
  • 403(b) retirement plan with company match model
  • Immediate accrual of paid time off
  • Wellness program rewards and insurance discounts
  • Employee Assistant Program (EAP) counseling and concierge services
  • Free, extensive online training through HealthStream

About United Health Services

United Health Services is a not-for-profit healthcare system serving more than 500,000 people in Upstate New York’s Southern Tier region. We offer integrated healthcare services across 60 locations, including four hospitals, three walk-in centers, and 22 primary care offices, in addition to home care services and senior living facilities. The United Health Services system employs more than 6,300 people and comprises 600+ providers who are all committed to providing and supporting the delivery of exceptional patient care.

United Health Services employees and providers are “LOVED!” This means we’re Living Our Values Every Day. Here, you’ll join a team that is dedicated to values-based, coordinated patient care. Every day, we outwardly live our Values of Compassion, Trust, Respect, Teamwork, and Innovation.

About New York’s Southern Tier

As an employee of United Health Services, you’ll call the Southern Tier, or more specifically, the Greater Binghamton area, home. Known for entertainment and restaurants, craft brews, outdoor experiences, minor-league sports, family-friendly events, and a keenness for local history (like our connection to the Twilight Zone and our six antique carousels), Greater Binghamton offers something for everyone. We’re a short drive away from the Finger Lakes region in Central New York, three hours from New York City, and just shy of four hours from Niagara Falls, Canada.

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United Health Services in an Equal Opportunity Employer.

United Health Services, Inc. and the members of the UHS System neither are affiliated with, sponsored, endorsed nor approved by, nor otherwise associated with, Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS), UHS of Delaware, Inc. nor their affiliates, which can be found at www.uhsinc.com.

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Benefits That Make A Difference

While you’re making a difference in the health and well-being of our patients and communities, United Health Services takes care of you. We are proud to be able to offer our employees and providers a comprehensive benefits package that supports their needs today and for the future with a competitive retirement plan; comprehensive health, dental, vision and health savings and spending accounts; wellness programs that empower our employees to stay healthy and balance work and life goals; group life and disability options; and a generous paid time off (PTO) program. On top of that, we invest in you by offering tuition reimbursement and other programs designed to help you grow your career. The majority of these benefits are available to you for working at least 24 hours per week.

These are just a few of the perks and benefits you can expect when you join the United Health Services team. Be sure to ask your recruiter about all the benefits associated with the position you’re applying for.

Why United Health Services?

We are one of the region’s top employers with an excellent reputation for the care we provide. Our pay, benefits and perks are very competitive. We’re compassionate about patients and respectful of each other. We offer you the stability, size, scope and capabilities of big city health systems, but with the trust and familiarity of more personalized care. We’re engaged with our communities. And, we recognize the importance of work-life balance. Discover the difference you can make, here with us, at United Health Services.

About Our Region

Binghamton, a friendly and close-knit city in Broome County, offers beautiful and affordable homes in downtown, suburban and rural settings, as well as good public and private schools. Nightlife and cultural activities include craft breweries, restaurants and award-winning wineries. First Fridays celebrate local artists and there are frequent music and food festivals. Outdoor activities also abound, from skiing and golf to hiking, biking and more.