Oncology Nurse Navigator Resume Samples

Oncology Nurse Navigators are experienced Registered Nurses who specialize in providing guidance and support to cancer patients and their families. They work collaboratively with physicians, other healthcare professionals, and community services to ensure the best possible outcomes for the patient. The most common duties found on the Oncology Nurse Navigator Resume are – providing comprehensive education and support to patients and their families, assessing patient needs and providing referral services, coordinating care across multiple scientific and healthcare disciplines, and providing direct patient care. The job description entails acting as a liaison between the patient and the healthcare team, helping to ensure that the patient’s wishes are respected and that the patient receives the best care available.

Oncology Nurse Navigators must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to think critically and problem-solve. They must also have a thorough understanding of oncology, cancer treatments, and clinical protocols. In order to become an Oncology Nurse Navigator, individuals must have a valid Registered Nurse license, as well as a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree. Experience in oncology and patient navigation is also preferred.

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Oncology Nurse Navigator Resume

Summary : Results-oriented Oncology Nurse Navigator professional, who is self-motivated, enthusiastic, and able to quickly acquire knowledge and new skills. Listened and identified issues or problems and use critical thinking skills to achieve solutions. Documented educational process/patient information according to program/MDPH guidelines.

Skills : BLS Provider As Well BLS Certified Instructor, TB Certified, ACLS Resuscitation Certifi, Wound Care Treatment Nurse.

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Description :

  1. Developed and implemented processes, policies, and procedures to successfully launch a one-of-a-kind navigation program for a top ten Pharmaceutical companies' employees and their beneficiaries affected by cancer and across all pharmaceutical divisions within a one-year time frame.
  2. Assessed employees who opt into the program with needs evaluation and coordination of referrals to internal and external resources.
  3. Applied, communicated and educated technical/scientific knowledge to clients.
  4. Possessed analytical skills, business acumen, and persuasion, marketing, and negotiation skills necessary to advance project deliverables.
  5. Created and maintained a strong business relationship with the Pharmaceutical Oncology Business Unit to provide ongoing and timely communication regarding project leads.
  6. Executed and led Core Team meetings effectively and timely to stay on task and within budget.
  7. Managed the overall quality and scope of care for breast cancer patients through to survivorship while collaborating with the center.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          7-10 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Management
          Education
          Education
          BS in Nursing


          Oncology Nurse Navigator Resume

          Objective : Over four years of wound care and treatment experience for postoperative diabetic, orthopedic, and cardiac patients in Swing bed and acute settings. Enthusiastic caregiver with a professional bedside manner. Communicated, collaborated, networked with, and acted as a consultant to clients/significant others, other members of the health care team, and the community in order to ensure continuity of care and coordinated services, and provided needy resources to the community.

          Skills : Communication, Interpersonal.

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          Description :

          1. Responsible for coordination of care across the continuum; education/provision of information and support for clients and patients with cancer; facilitation of decision-making; advocacy and improved throughput and patient satisfaction.
          2. Responsible for outreach activities to community services, and development of work processes (database establishment, data collection, outcomes reporting, awareness building, marketing, process improvement, and evaluation) and improved patient experience.
          3. Developed cancer organization program How to be your Personal Navigator. Educated and researched issues related to diagnosis/treatment options.
          4. Participated in weekly tumor board and quarterly cancer committee.
          5. Created and facilitated nine cancer support groups for patients and family members Co-facilitator Montgomery County Public Schools staff cancer support group.
          6. Directed and evaluated delivery of a holistic and coordinated approach to cancer care services by facilitating a streamlined system to assure.
          7. Evaluated the appropriateness of ER patients for admission to Observation Unit by utilizing unit protocols.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          2-5 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Junior
          Education
          Education
          BS in Nursing


          Oncology Nurse Navigator Resume

          Headline : As an Oncology Nurse Navigator, assessed the educational needs of clients/others. Developed and implemented appropriate educational curricula/teaching strategies or made appropriate referrals. Provided ongoing review and development of educational materials related to clinical management.

          Skills : Knowledge of oncology treatment, and Organizational.

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          Description :

          1. Admitted, processed orders, and coordinated care with interdisciplinary staff members.
          2. Ensured follow through with responsibilities and communication with a varied level of health care staff.
          3. Knowledge of third-party reimbursement is helpful.
          4. Participated in day-to-day operations of the program including patient education and call triage
          5. Participated in program evaluation and development of strategic goals consistent with DFCIs mission and professional values.
          6. Participated in the QA/QI projects for the program.
          7. Supported the research activities of the program.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          5-7 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Executive
          Education
          Education
          Bachelor of Science

          Oncology Nurse Navigator Resume

          Headline : As an Oncology Nurse Navigator, provided quality education, follow-up, and emotional support to the population and their families. Case managed the population throughout the inpatient and outpatient settings and measured outcomes to maximize continuity of care between the settings. Managed projects and programs related to clinical management, performing quality improvement activities to measure program processes and outcomes.

          Skills : Problem-Solving, Oncology Certified Nurse.

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          Description :

          1. Exhibited professional commitment through individual integrity, honesty, and accountability to self and others
          2. Delivered expert clinical care through evidenced-based practice partnerships with patients, families, and colleagues.
          3. Facilitated, individualized care within the context of functional status, cultural consideration, health literacy, psychosocial, reproductive/fertility, and spiritual needs for patients, families, and caregivers.
          4. Supported a smooth transition of patients from active treatment into survivorship, chronic cancer management, or end-of-life care.
          5. Assisted patients with cancer with issues related to treatment goals, advanced directives, palliative care, and end-of-life concerns using an ethical framework that is nonjudgmental and nondiscriminatory.
          6. Acted as a liaison between the patients, families, caregivers, and providers to optimize outcomes.
          7. Advocated for patients to promote patient-centered care that includes shared decision-making and patient goals of care with optimal outcomes.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          5-7 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Executive
          Education
          Education
          MS in Nursing

          Oncology Nurse Navigator Resume

          Objective : As an Oncology Nurse Navigator, assisted patients and their familied in maintaining the continuum of care by utilizing internal and community-based resources. Collaborated with other members of the interdisciplinary healthcare team to provide uninterrupted and integrated medical, financial, psychosocial, and vocational care of the patient in accordance with the patient's wishes, through a process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation.

          Skills : Nurse Navigator, Patient Care.

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          Description :

          1. Conducted case findings. Screened oncology patients to identify support, education, discharge planning & referral. 
          2. Developed, implemented, and evaluated the plan of care and supported it through an interdisciplinary process in conjunction with the patient and family, linking the patient to appropriate institutional or community resources.
          3. Procured services; served as an advocate for patients and familied with scarce resources. Facilitated referrals to state and local financial assistance agencies or programs.
          4. Functioned as a liaison between the hospital, physicians, patient, and community resources to achieve maximum communication between all parties so that care is coordinated and all needs of the patient are met.
          5. Provided education and support for all newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer pts navigating them through their treatment journey from Diagnosis through Survivorship collaborating with the physicians and support team.
          6. Assisted in coordinating pt Multidisciplinary Clinic and breast programs
          7. Navigated the patients through their cancer journey with the goal of breaking down barriers and ensuring that key elements of quality care are provided to each patientelements such as education on treatment options, access to clinical trials, care coordination, and psychosocial support, to name just a few. 
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          2-5 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Executive
          Education
          Education
          Master of Science

          Oncology Nurse Navigator Resume

          Headline : As an Oncology Nurse Navigator collaborated with physicians and members of the interdisciplinary teams to triage, coordinated, and consistently managed patient care by educating the patient and serving as a point of contact for patients and families. Participated in strategic initiatives within the clinical program or service line including developing, implementing, and monitoring navigation activities and sustainability, facilitating shared decision-making and patient engagement by forming trusting relationships, and addressing patients' communication and health literacy needs. Worked and promoted positive outcomes for patients, providers, and the Sutter health care system.

          Skills : Planning, Healthcare.

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          Description :

          1. Established and maintained positive working relationships with key customers (physicians, nurses, diagnostic staff, case management, and inpatient and outpatient staff).
          2. Facilitated effective and efficient management of care across the continuum according to nationally accepted clinical practice guidelines.
          3. Effectively communicated with patients, caregivers, and members of the multidisciplinary team.
          4. Assessed patients health literacy and potential barriers to learning. 
          5. Provided patient and caregiver education about the disease process, treatments, and potential side effects utilizing evidence-based materials tailored to the patients individualized needs. 
          6. Promoted and provided education to staff members as requested.
          7. Assessed patients needs, identified and documented patient and family barriers to care. 
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          5-7 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Executive
          Education
          Education
          MS in Nursing

          Oncology Nurse Navigator Resume

          Summary : As an Oncology Nurse Navigator, served as a consistent care coordinator for primarily the underserved and under-insured rural-based and refugee population throughout the continuum of care assessing the physical, psychological, and social needs of the newly diagnosed cancer patient. Planned healthcare pathways with the collaboration of the multidisciplinary team for desired outcomes achieved within effective and realistic time frames. Monitored the patient and triaged needed services across all product or service lines while ensuring proper access to these services.

          Skills : Nursing, Organizational Skills.

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          Description :

          1. Adhered to the dress code, appearance is neat and clean. Completed annual education requirements. 
          2. Maintained regulatory requirements. Reported to work on time and as scheduled, completes work within the designated time. 
          3. Worn identification while on duty, uses computerized punch time system correctly. 
          4. Completed services and returns in a timely fashion. 
          5. Attended annual review and department in services, as scheduled. 
          6. Attended at least 75% of staff meetings annually, and reads and returns all monthly staff meeting minutes. 
          7. Represented the organization in a positive and professional manner. 
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          7-10 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Consultant
          Education
          Education
          Master of Science

          Oncology Nurse Navigator Resume

          Summary : As an Oncology Nurse Navigator, managed the care of identified patients with cancer, in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team, to ensure access to high-quality care throughout the continuum. Served as a single point of contact for cancer patients, caregivers, and referring physicians, and provides resources and assistance with accessing clinical and supportive care services offered by community partners. Willingness to work flexible hours, which may include some evenings and the occasional weekend.

          Skills : Training, Nursing.

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          Description :

          1. Actively participated in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement (CQI) activities. 
          2. Complied with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices. 
          3. Communicated the mission, ethics, and goals of the facility, as well as focused on the statement of the department.
          4. Consistently maintain the confidentiality of all information gained during the course of employment, respecting the privacy of others. 
          5. Understood and maintaining the confidentiality of information communicated directly from the supervisor, including discussions of a counseling nature. 
          6. Followed policies and procedures related to medicolegal matters, including confidentiality, amendments of medical records, patient rights, medical records as legal evidence and informed consent Copies records according to policy, assuring the appropriateness of the individual requesting information from the record prior to copying, faxing, or phoning any portion of the record. 
          7. Demonstrated an understanding of fire and electrical safety, infection control, body mechanics, and related areas, as appropriate to the position. 
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          7-10 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Consultant
          Education
          Education
          Master of Science

          Oncology Nurse Navigator Resume

          Headline : As an Oncology Nurse Navigator, oversaw, directed, and provided holistic, culturally competent, and evidence-based nursing care. Monitored patient outcomes and participates in quality improvement activities. Contributed to and collaborated with healthcare team members to positively impact patient outcomes and patient experiences. Modeled clinical experts and promoted a professional environment that supports nursing excellence and collaborative shared decision-making.

          Skills : Monitoring, Nursing.

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          Description :

          1. Attended mandatory in-services on fire safety, electrical safety, infection control, and body mechanics. Successfully completed competency-based training in each area. 
          2. Followed all employee health procedures, incident reporting, and infection control requirements at all times, as appropriate to the position. 
          3. Used proper body mechanics at all times as required by the physical demands of the position. 
          4. Maintained a safe work environment and performs duties of the position in a manner consistent with ensuring the safety of self and others. 
          5. Identified safety needs in areas outside own work environment, recommending corrective action as appropriate. 
          6. Used supplies, equipment, and utilities in an expeditious manner.
          7. Consistently recommended methods to control costs while maintaining a high degree of customer service. 
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          5-7 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Executive
          Education
          Education
          Master of Science

          Oncology Nurse Navigator Resume

          Summary : As an Oncology Nurse Navigator, provided education and support to screening and cancer patients. Addressed healthcare disparities and barriers to care for patients; including facilitation of communication across the continuum of care, coordination of resources, education and advocacy, and coordinated and managed physicians and the interdisciplinary team. Participated in some aspects of clinical care.

          Skills : Decision Making, Communicational Skills.

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          Description :

          1. Educated patients and caregivers about survivorship by setting expectations for post-treatment transition to the NHCI oncology survivorship program.
          2. Actively participated as a member of the oncology navigation team by attending staff meetings and training as directed by Oncology Patient Navigation leadership.
          3. Assisted in the implementation of quality improvement processes for the management of cancer care across the continuum.
          4. Maintained advanced knowledge of the assigned cancer disease site, oncology nursing, and oncology navigation by attending continuing education programs and obtaining nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) hours as outlined in the annual competencies.
          5. Met ONN annual competencies, job performance standards, and Northside service standards.
          6. Established strong working relationships within a healthcare system.
          7. Provided direction to specified projects/programs pertaining to the population, assessing, planning, developing/maintaining, implementing, and evaluating outcomes of same.
                        Years of Experience
                        Experience
                        7-10 Years
                        Experience Level
                        Level
                        Consultant
                        Education
                        Education
                        Master of Science