Nurse Navigator

Lexington, KY
Aug 01, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

This position is responsible for the planning, implementation, management and analysis of the relationship-based Grateful Patient and Family Programs at Markey Cancer Center (MCC). This position assists with coordinating care and works closely with gift officers to make certain that donor needs are met while on the MCC campus. Working with Markey Cancer Foundation and MCC leadership, the manager will develop goals, training and educational initiatives, priorities and success measures for grateful patient and family cultivation, taking into consideration industry benchmarks. This position is integral to the cultivation process as it focuses on increasing affinity. While this position is not directly involved in philanthropic solicitation, the team member must be willing to engage in ongoing training (nursing and fundraising, both local and national) to become familiar with the art and science of our field.

Job Title
Nurse Navigator

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Work Location
Lexington, KY

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Required Related Experience

1 yr

Required License/ Registration/Certification

Licensed Nurse

Physical Requirements

May include standing for greater than 5 hours at a time and possibly walking several miles per day. May require the ability to reach items above shoulder level and be able to lift up to 25 pounds.


Monday - Friday 8:00am-5:00pm (40 hrs/wk)


Experience in MS Office, Sunrise Clinical Manager (SCM)

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Bachelor's degree plus three years related experience preferred. Oncology experience also preferred.

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * UK HealthCare recognizes the patient as our premier customer and promises to provide excellent customer services to patients, colleagues, co-workers and all others who seek our services. By applying for a position with UK HealthCare, I am indicating my commitment to service excellence and expressing my agreement to consistently recognize that: - Our customer is every person we come into contact with during our workday. - Service is being flexible, courteous and respectful while anticipating and fulfilling the needs of our customers. - Quality is the foundation of everything we do. It is our desire to provide exceptional service to every patient and customer we serve. - Careful, efficient and responsible management of our resources is vital to our success. - We want to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent co-workers, which will in turn achieve customer loyalty and promote the growth of UK HealthCare. By submitting my application for employment with UK HealthCare, I acknowledge that I will be held accountable to follow the UK HealthCare Behavioral Expectations if selected for a position with UK HealthCare. Do you agree to abide by the UK HealthCare Standards?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you currently licensed by the state of Kentucky as a Registered Nurse (RN) or eligible to obtain license by date of hire?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Please choose the answer that best describes your amount of paid employment experience working with oncology patients.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years
  4. * Describe a time when you provided exceptional quality service to a patient/caregiver in an inpatient or outpatient setting.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Please describe how you handle competing demands and prioritize your schedule.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Please describe a time when you coordinated care for a patient between offices.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • Institute for Diversity in Health Management
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents