At DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital, we understand that Registered Nurses are the heart of healthcare - compassionate collaborators with valued expertise and voices who provide and coordinate relationship-centered care on a 24/7 basis. RNs are empowered to build harmonious partnerships on behalf of each patient and family member that entrust us with their care.
Do you want to be a valued member of a team who plays a critical role in providing excellent care to patients in a hospital setting? If so, consider joining our team as a Registered Nurse (RN) Oncology Nurse Navigator in our Oncology Unit.
Under limited direction and according to established policies and procedures, provides care coordination services to patients, families or post acute care givers. The Nurse Navigator will be utilized in oncology disease-specific patient populations. The Nurse Navigator functions as a facilitator of inter-disciplinary collaboration across care transitions. Coaches target patient populations and their caregivers to assume an active role in the formation and execution of a plan of care, encourages self management, and assists in coordination of communication between the patient, caregivers and primary care providers. Assesses patient and family understanding of disease process and reinforces discharge teaching including red flags that signal the patient that their condition may be worsening and how to respond. Collaborates and communicates with care providers both internal and external to coordinate service delivery and achieve optimal patient outcome of care. Collaborates and communicates with hospital care management teams to coordinate post acute care plan of care. Education may also be provided pre-procedure as needed based on patient population. Collaborates and communicates with attending physician regarding patientï¿½s general and/or post-acute needs. Creates and maintains a Patient Centered Record that consists of the essential elements for facilitating productive interdisciplinary communication throughout any care transition or patient handover including disease specific education, community resources, adherence to evidence based practice, discharge checklists and medication reconciliation. Evaluates and improves care processes across patient populations. Problem solves care issues and concerns with patient and family. The Nurse Navigator will facilitate weekly tumor board meetings with multidisciplinary clinicians.
1. Graduate from an accredited school of Nursing. Bachelorï¿½s degree in Nursing (BSN) or other health-related field, or equivalent combination of education and or related experience.
2. Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Michigan.
3. Two years of clinical patient care experience.
4. Two years of nurse navigating experience.
5. Certified as an Oncology Nurse Navigator.
6. Experience with Lean or similar process improvement methodology.
Primary Location: Detroit, Michigan
Facility: DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Shift Begin: 8:00 AMShift End: 4:30 PM
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005000278
About DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.