Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.
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Location: Laguna Hills, California
Purpose Statement / Position Summary
This position requires full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the mission of Saddleback Medical Center. It is expected that the employee demonstrate behavior consistent with our core values: Integrity, Accountability, Best Practices, Compassion and Synergy. The employee shall support Saddleback Medical Center's strategic plan and participate in and advocate performance improvement/patient safety activities.
The Cancer Nurse Navigator's primary function is assisting patients and families through the healthcare system with the goal of achieving optimal patient outcomes. The Cancer Nurse Navigator will provide cancer patients and families with information addressing their concerns, including but not limited to financial, social services, education, treatment options and access to clinical trials. The Cancer Nurse Navigator may serve as a care coordinator for multi-disciplinary teams. The Cancer Nurse Navigator is a self-directed individual who is an expert practitioner with essential educator and case manager role components. The Cancer Nurse Navigator works closely with the clinical staff, physicians, Tumor Boards and community resources.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities of the Job