SAE-Nurse Navigator(RN)-Women''s Wellness
Department: SAE - Women''s Wellness - Breast Care
Schedule: Full Time 72 hrs per pay
Shift: Day Shift
This person will serve as a single point of contact for referring physicians, patients and caregivers & provide resources and assistance with accessing clinical and supportive care services offered at St. Anthony'sMemorialHospitaland in the community by implementing & coordinating consistent care to the patient with breast lumps or abnormal breast imaging studies from evaluation/diagnosis and treatment to recovery. For patients with benign results, communicates these to the patient and arranges appropriate follow-up. For patients diagnosed with breast cancer, provides information on multidisciplinary cancer care, education, support groups, social services and other ancillary services to insure that the specific needs and concerns of the breast cancer patient are addressed. Acts as a representative of the Women's Wellness-Breast Care program and St. Anthony'sMemorialHospitalto the patients, their caregivers and support systems, referring physicians, hospital staff, local, state and federal agencies and organizations. Develops and participates in hospital and community outreach educational programs.
Valid Illinois License and compliance with licensure required continuing education is required.
Minimum five years clinical experience, oncology experience preferred; imaging experience preferred; experience in breast cancer/women's health preferred; requires problem solving, decision making & critical thinking; requires excellent leadership, organizational, written & verbal communication & excellent interpersonal skills; Excellent presentation skills; ability to implement professional and community based educational programs. Computer literate, Microsoft Office competency required.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Those physical demands are stooping, bending, lifting, stand and walk most of the day, transfer patients from stretchers, wheelchairs, and vehicles.