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Nurse Navigator - Oncology, Highlands Ranch - Nurse Navigator

Company: University of Colorado
Location: Aurora
Posted on: May 22, 2023

Job Description:

Nurse Navigator - Oncology, Highlands Ranch University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Department: Community Practice Medicine Job Title: Nurse Navigator - Oncology, Highlands Ranch Position #: - Requisition #: 29760 Job Summary: The Nurse Navigator (NN) will be a member of the care team that will be focused on providing personalized one-on-one patient care. The NN assesses and evaluates patient conditions, and then plans, implements, provides, and documents patient care in a manner that follows professional nursing standards and outlined practices. The NN will assist in expediting the process for evaluation of clinic patients through a multidisciplinary team approach, coordination of services and scheduling exams, optimizing patient care outcomes. The NN will help the patient navigate clinic visits, follow-up testing, diagnostics, labs and other services, coordinates care to reduce gaps in understanding, counsels and educations patients and families, and ensures high quality patient outcomes. Key Responsibilities: Facilitates patient intake by phone, email or online through Epic MHC. Triages, coordinates care, and orders appropriate patient testing under University of Colorado School of Medicine protocols and guidance. Acts as Liaison between patient and clinical staff, administration, physicians, managed care companies, community/external resources. Facilitates resolution to patient care gaps and follows up by both proactively reaching out to patients/families, and continuously addressing direct phone calls and messages from patients. Participates in relevant quality workgroups to assist in the development of patient education materials, clinical pathways, and workflows to improve patient and provider compliance with meeting health measures and meeting the needs of the patients/families. Why Join Us: As a CU Anschutz employee, you are afforded benefits that are hard to find elsewhere! Our tuition assistance benefit can help grow your career, providing employees with up to 9 eligible credits per academic year on any CU campus for eligible undergraduate and graduate courses. Add to that exceptional Paid Time Off, including 22 Vacation Days, 15 Sick Days, and 10 Holidays! The University of Colorado offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, tuition benefits, ECO pass, paid time off - vacation, sick, and holidays and more. To see what benefits are available, please visit: Diversity and Equity: The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty, and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, persons within the LGBTQ community and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment. Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in nursing, health care, or related field. Substitution: Equivalent professional nursing experience will be considered in lieu of degree. Registered Nurse (RN) license in the State of Colorado. At least three years of nursing experience. Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire. Conditions of Employment: Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers issued by American Heart Association or American Red Cross healthcare provider level CPR certification. Must be able to work in-person. Must be able to travel to alternate locations as assigned. Preferred Qualifications: 2 years job-related/clinic experience. RN experience in Specialty Area. Bilingual, Spanish-speaking. Nursing certification (ANCC) in specialty area. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Ability to effectively communicate at all levels, including physicians, leadership, and staff within the various affiliate organizations (UCH, Children's Colorado, CU Medicine, CU SOM). Ability to collaborate with multidisciplinary teams and respond to time-sensitive situations. Ability to work within large, complex healthcare systems. Ability to analyze and interpret data. Ability to compose letters and memorandums. Ability to deal calmly and courteously with people. How to Apply: For full consideration, please submit the following document(s): A letter of interest describing relevant job experiences as they relate to listed job qualifications and interest in the position Curriculum vitae / Resume Three to five professional references including name, address, phone number (mobile number if appropriate), and email address Questions should be directed to: Amber Johnson, Screening of Applications Begins: Immediately and continues until position is filled. Anticipated Pay Range: The starting salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established as $69,511. The above hiring range represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. This position may be eligible for overtime compensation depending on the level. Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line. Total Compensation Calculator: ADA Statement: The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Human Resources ADA Coordinator at . Background Check Statement: The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students, and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees. Vaccination Statement: The University of Colorado has a requirement for COVID-19 vaccinations and full completion thereof by 9/1/21 or upon start date. Information regarding this requirement, and exemptions can be found at: Anschutz: Unit-Specific Exemptions: Anschutz Campus - Accommodations may be granted for medical or religious reasons. The University of Colorado seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty, and staff of diverse backgrounds.

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