Mineola, New York

NYU Langone Health

NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island is a 591-bed university-affiliated medical center, which offers sophisticated diagnostic and therapeutic care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty of medicine and surgery. We are a major regional healthcare resource with a deep commitment to medical education and research, offering a full complement of inpatient and outpatient services.

Position Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Nurse Navigator - Oncology.

In this role, the successful candidate Works with patients, families, and members of the multidisciplinary cancer team to improve the quality of care of the cancer patient. The navigator assists patients from point of suspicious findings and seeks resolution through timely diagnosis and treatment, eliminates barriers to care and ensures timely delivery of cancer services while providing the patient with education and support through the cancer care continuum.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Navigate patients through the cancer continuum from diagnosis through survivorship. Serves as an educational resource for the patient and family. Assist with scheduling relevant screening, diagnostic tests and consultations. Assist in identifying patients appropriate for tumor conferences, maintain awareness of current clinical trials available, collaborate with clinical trials staff, and make appropriate referrals.
  • Works collaboratively with community organizations and other members of the Institute for Cancer Care team to promote the education and support of people with cancer.
  • Works within a multidisciplinary team of oncology navigators, social workers, physicians and other members of the cancer program. Works to resolve existing barriers to promote optimal delivery of care. Assist with coordination of designated tumor boards.
  • Provides feedback to supervisor on a regular basis. Assists administrative staff to meet departmental and institutional goals
  • Responsible for monitoring of best practices in designated cancer site. Collaborates with members of the medical team to ensure information is current and understood by all of the physicians, nurses, and other team members. Assist in the monitoring and evaluation of designated cancer services, ensuring that quality standards and best practices are maintained.
  • Contributes data for quality improvement initiatives within the Institute for Cancer Care. Collaborates with tumor registry with relevant data collectionstudies as they pertain to designated cancers.
  • Keep informed and current with developments in the field of oncology, health promotion, and patient education programs.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:
To qualify you must have a Bachelor s Degree Nursing. Current New York State Registered Professional License. Current Basic Life Support (BLS). 1-2 years Oncology Nursing. Excellent communication (both oral and written), interpersonal, organizational skills. Working knowledge of computers.

Preferred Qualifications:
Master s Degree Nursing or PublicHealth. Oncology Certification through ONCC. 1-2 years CommunityHealth, AcademicHealth/program development.

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.

NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
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Mineola, New York

NYU Langone Health, a world-class, patient-centered, integrated academic medical center, is one of the nation’s premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research, and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of five hospitals—Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, the Medical Center’s dedicated inpatient orthopaedic hospital; NYU Lutheran Medical Center, a full-service, 450-bed teaching hospital located in Brooklyn, and Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children’s health services across the Medical Center. Also, part of NYU Langone is NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history, and the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute–designated cancer center. The Medical Center’s trifold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education, and research.

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