Breast Care Nurse Navigator

Registered Nurse Poway, California


Requisition ID
33670
Department
General Womens Services-POP
Location
Poway, California
Union
Not Applicable
Job Type
Full-Time
Shift
Day
Hours Per Shift
8
Hours Per Pay Period
80
Position at Palomar Health

Description
Serves as a proactive patient representative providing support and guidance as patients navigate through complex breast health care issues and treatment. Delivers direct and indirect patient care utilizing the nursing process through assessment, data collection, and prioritizing identified patient needs. Has a working knowledge of breast imaging procedures and is responsible for ensuring that patients and referring physicians promptly receive imaging procedures and is responsible for ensuring patients and referring physicians promptly receive breast imaging reports and the recommendations for follow-up to abnormal findings. Expedite access to care as women and their families cope with breast cancer diagnosis and treatment. Serves as an educational resource and promote awareness for the facility and community on breast cancer related topics. Provide patient support in a one-on-one or group setting. In the absence of the Program manager, may serve in a leadership role to ensure continuity of services. Speak and read English at a level that is sufficient to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of the position. Knowledge of standard office equipment (i.e., calculator, fax, photocopier) and personal computer and computer software skills (i.e., MS Windows, Excel, Access, Word, Powerpoint, internet, e-mail). Windows computer skills including proficient use of keyboarding, use of mouse or keys for functions such as selecting items, use of drop down menus, scroll bars, opening folders, copying and similar operations required upon employment or within the 1st two weeks of employment to perform the essential functions of the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Follows Palomar Health rules, policies, procedures, applicable laws and standards. Carries out the mission, vision, and quality commitment of Palomar Health. Job Summary Job Requirements Evaluation Area: Physical and Mental Requirements Department 7638 - Mammography Job Level Staff - Non-Union Masters

Job Requirements

Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
Preferred Education: Masters Degree in Nursing or related field
Minimum Experience: 3 years previously demonstrated health education experience in the field of women's health or oncology
Preferred Experience: 5 years previously demonstrated health education experience in the field of women's health or oncology
Required Certification: Breast Patient Navigator Imaging within 2 years of hire
American Heart Association recognized BLS - Healthcare Provider
Preferred Certification:
Required License: Valid Driver's License
Current CA RN License
Preferred License:


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