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Cancer Program Coordinator RN

Company: CHI Memorial Chattanooga
Location: Chattanooga
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

CHI Memorial Hospital, now part of CommonSpirit Health formed between Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health, is once again the only hospital in the Chattanooga area to be named a Best Regional Hospital by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be the regional referral center of choice providing health care throughout Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia. - -We offer the following benefits to support you and your family: -

Health/Dental/Vision InsuranceFlexible spending accountsVoluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identify Theft Adoption AssistanceOn-site childcare (Downtown campus) with extended hoursOn-site employee gym (Downtown campus) with extended hours- Discounted feeFree Premium Membership to with preloaded credits for children and/or dependent adultsEmployee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your familyPaid Time Off (PTO) Tuition Assistance for career growth and developmentMatching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement ProgramsWellness Program
The RN Program Coordinator is responsible to Oncology Clinical Services Director for providing leadership fordesignated services in the cancer program to improve outcomes through the development and maintenance ofpatient care pathways, operational processes and quality metrics. The RN Coordinator will be responsible forworking in collaboration with the Medical Director of a Center of Excellence, for the Cancer Strategy andAdvisory Team, supporting physicians and other health care providers to develop, implement, and/or ensurestandards of care are followed. He/she implements plans and identifies resource requirements needed toadvance the program. Additionally, they continually strive to improve and refine existing services for efficientand timely access and facilitate integrated patient care. He/she serves as a clinical expert/resource to patients,families, staff, and referring physicians to educate and provide evidenced based information. Also, theydisseminate relevant research findings and identify opportunities for participation in the development ofresearch initiatives. The Coordinator participates in market outreach and community education/awarenessactivities as requested including events in Cancer awareness month/s. The Coordinator also services as theNurse Navigator for their assigned patient population.
Required Education BSN or actively working on BSN -Required Licensure and Certifications RN, OCN certified within 6 months if employee has current oncologyexperience meeting ONCC practice guidelines for certification testing.If no previous oncology experience, employee must take OCN examwithin 15 months of employment (if practice hours requirement met)and must be certified within 18 months. -Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesKnowledge of national guidelines for cancer treatment, includingNCCN. Ability to plan and lead Center of Excellence meetings. Strongorganizational/relational skills needed. -PREFERRED Qualifications 3 Years of Oncology Nursing or related clinical background.Knowledge of oncology clinical trials.

Keywords: CHI Memorial Chattanooga, Chattanooga , Cancer Program Coordinator RN, Other , Chattanooga, Tennessee

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