Nurse Navigator- Cancer Center Medicine- F/T Day Shift - 16838-1A

Job description

Updated: Mar 31, 2021
Location: Orange
Job Type:
Department: Cancer Center - Medicine

Job Description:

UC Title:


Reports to:

Ambulatory Care Patient Mgr 2

Cost Center:

Cancer Center - Medicine (427702)



Job Code:



Day Shift

Position Number:


Working Title:

Nurse Navigator

Bargaining Unit:


Date Created:






Position Summary:

The incumbent functions independently providing direct and indirect patient care based on the nursing process for the patients in H.H. Chao Comprehensive Cancer Center. Incumbent is accountable for the quality of nursing practice and functions as the primary contact for oncology patients. Provides education as needed to the patients/family related to cancer care, diagnostic procedures, medication/chemotherapy and other complex aspects of the plan of care. The nurse incorporates the psycho-motor and age appropriate cognitive skills of the patient/family/significant other utilizing knowledge of patient assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation. Assures that the continuum of care process is complete to include: pre-procedure, chemotherapy protocols, hospitalization, anticipated discharge needs, and follow up in the physician offices. Supports the faculty in clinic for every patient care session. Provides nursing services as needed and assists with other activities as assigned to help grow the practice and the referrals to UCI.

Salary Range:




Annual Rate




Required Qualifications:

  • Current CA RN license
  • Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload
  • Must demonstrate customer service skills appropriate to the job
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • All external candidates must have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Minimum 6 months experience working as a RN in an Oncology setting
  • Demonstrated practice with and knowledge of chemotherapy agents
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  • Advanced knowledge of leukemia disease state and treatment
  • Minimum 1 year experience working in a clinical or inpatient setting providing RN care to leukemia patients
  • Basic Life Support certification required
  • Must possess the skill, knowledge and ability essential to the successful performance of assigned duties

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Oncology Nurse Certification

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bilingual skills to communicate effectively with patients and families
  • Demonstrated knowledge of immunosuppressive therapies and care of the post-transplant patient
  • Oncology / BMT patient population knowledge
  • Knowledge of complications associated with hematological oncology conditions

Physical, Mental, & Environmental Demands

To comply with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the essential physical, mental and environmental requirements for this job are listed below. These are requirements normally expected to perform regular job duties. Incumbent must be able to successfully perform all of the functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.




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Job No:
Posted: 4/1/2021
Application Due: 6/30/2021
Work Type: Full Time