Staff Position

Registered Nurse (RN) - Nurse Navigator
HH MedStar Health Inc
Washington, DC

$53-54/hour
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Description

Nurse Navigator (RN) Oncology


General Summary of Position Are you an experienced nurse looking for a unique and rewarding opportunity? MedStar Health is seeking a patient-focused, committed Nurse Navigator to join our Outpatient Oncology team. As a member of the Division of Nursing's (DON), you will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of patient care in this specialized field. Position Overview The Nurse Navigator is responsible for the coordination of patient care across the continuum within the scope of nursing practice. The navigator educates/provides information and support to patients to guide and facilitate understanding of treatment plans. The Nurse Navigator oversees, directs, and provides holistic, culturally competent, and evidence-based nursing care. The Nurse Navigator is recognized as a professional role model and clinical expert and promotes a professional environment that supports nursing excellence and collaborative shared decision-making. Key Responsibilities Works with an interdisciplinary team throughout the continuum of care to develop and manage the plan of care for the patient. Provides initial and continuing education related to specific disease process, associated treatment modality, and agreed plan of care for patient and family. Acts as a liaison between patients, families, the health care team, community resources and other facilities to coordinate the provision of care. Able to work as a part of an interdisciplinary team through open, frequent, and skilled verbal and written communication. Must be flexible, demonstrate problem solving skills, proactively prioritize and demonstrates healthy coping mechanisms. Why Join Us * Work with a highly skilled, motivated, and committed team of professionals dedicated to excellence. * Embrace a patient-centered approach and engage in multi-disciplinary collaboration. * Competitive Comprehensive Benefit Plan. Qualifications * Bachelor's degree in nursing required (master's degree preferred) * Active DC RN License * 3 or more years of progressively more responsible job-related nursing in a specialty area * Strong interpersonal and communication skills If you are ready to make a significant impact on patient care and work in a cutting-edge environment, we invite you to apply for the Nurse Navigator position at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. Join us in our mission to serve our patients, those who care for them, and our communities. This position has a hiring range of $87,318.40 - $149,094.40

Pay

Average District of Columbia Staff Position Pay

$53.61/hour

The average salary for a Nurse Navigator is 13% higher than the US average of $47.

Estimate based on Bureau of Labor Statistics data.