Nurse Navigator - Cancer Center - Medicine - FT Days

UCI Health
March 18, 2023
Offerd Salary:$121,709
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Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Negotigation
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Updated: Feb 15, 2023 Location: Orange Job Type: Department: Cancer Center - Medicine

Job Description:


Position Number: 40921560

Reports to: Ambulatory Care Patient Mgr 1

Working Title: Nurse Navigator

Cost Center: Cancer Center - Medicine (427702)

Bargaining Unit: UPTE

FLSA: Exempt

Date Created: 7/22/2022

Job Code: 007870

Hours: 40

Shift: Not Applicable

FTE: 1

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 Minimum $121,709.52 Midpoint $141,169.68 Maximum $160,608.96

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

Demonstrated practice with and knowledge of chemotherapy agents

Minimum 6 months experience working as an RN in an Inpatient or Outpatient Oncology setting OR 1 Year clinical experience and recent completion of cancer basics class from Oncology Nursing Society within previous year

Basic Life Support certification required

Must possess the skill, knowledge and ability essential to the successful performance of assigned duties

Preferred Qualifications:

Bilingual skills to communicate effectively with patients and families

Oncology/Hematologic Malignancies patient population knowledge

Demonstrated knowledge of immunosuppressive therapies and care of the post- transplant patient

Oncology Nurse Certification

Knowledge of complications associated with hematological oncology conditions

Conditions of Employment:

The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment:

  • Background Check and Live Scan

  • Legal Right to Work in the United States

  • Vaccination Policies

  • Smoking and Tobacco Policy

  • Drug Free Environment

  • The following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements.

  • California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act

  • E-Verify

  • Pre-Placement Health Evaluation

  • Details of each policy may be reviewed by visiting the following page: https: //

    Closing Statement:

    The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

    We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

    UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact UCI's Employee Experience Center (EEC) at [email protected] or at (949) 824-0500, Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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