The Fox Chase Cancer Center, a freestanding NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center, seeks a Nurse Navigator for our GI Oncology Program.
Fox Chase Cancer Center has a reputation for excellence and innovation in advanced cancer medicine as a leader in cancer care. As an NCI-designated cancer center and founding member of NCCN, we set the standard for oncologic care. The GI cancer program at Fox Chase is a particularly vibrant program, with 8400 new patient visits per year and 110 medical, surgical, and radiation oncologists. This position is an opportunity for an established oncology nurse to help strengthen our clinical patient navigation program. If you are an experienced oncology nurse with a commitment to ensuring expedited and coordinated access to care for cancer patients from diagnosis to treatment, this could a great opportunity for you.
As a nurse navigator you will become an integral part of the patient care team from diagnosis to treatment to supportive care services. You can ensure an effective coordination of patients into Fox Chase Cancer Center and access across the treatment modalities.
A critical element of the position is to have a strong knowledge base of GI specific cancer, have the ability to facilitate expedited care for patients with medical oncologists, surgical oncologists and radiation oncologists, and integrate support services as needed across the Center. Familiarity of the patient pathway across the continuum of care through outpatient and inpatient based on disease state is imperative. As part of the GI team, you will require a collegial and collaborative work style in fulfilling these functions.
The qualified candidate will possess a BSN and Oncology Nurse Certification (OCN) or advanced certification in clinical related field. A minimum of 3 years experience in clinical oncology services is required.
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