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Nurse Navigator Brain Tumor Program

Job Description

Additional Job Information

  • 40 Hours per Week -
  • Days -
  • No Weekends -

  • Job ID: 1214571
    Employment Status: Full-Time
    More Information:

    Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

    Neuroscience nursing at Barnes-Jewish Hospital offers rewarding and challenging opportunities on two neuro medicine floors, a neurosurgical step-down unit as well as a 20-bed neuro intensive care unit. Our Neuro ICU is one of the nation's largest and most sophisticated neurological neurosurgical intensive care unit, treating and researching conditions that include strokes, subarachnoid hemorrhages, subdural and epidural hematomas, intraparenchymal hemorrhages, traumatic brain injuries, brain tumors, neuro-muscular diseases and spinal injuries. ; As a major teaching hospital, Barnes-Jewish is continually advancing the neurosciences. In these areas, nurses experience something new every day.


    Overview


    Role Purpose

    Acts as a patient advocate by providing education , support and interventions that lead to prevention and early detection of cancer, and navigating patients through diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation process. Performs duties by working with physicians to identify and carry out treatment plans.


    Responsibilities

  • Works with the Medical Director and other physicians to identify and carry out the treatment plan.
  • Acts as a Patient Advocate helping to navigate patients through the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation process.
  • Serves as a resource to assist patients and families, other professionals and the community.
  • Provides education for the community and referring physicians.
  • Facilitate clinical protocols established by Medical Director(s).
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Nursing

     

    Experience

  • <2 years
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • RN

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Licenses & Certifications

  • Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN)
  • OCN
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    Clinical - Direct Skills

  • Oncology -
  • Case Coordinator -
  • Neurology -
  • Nurse Coordinator -
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    Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer