Facilitates an evidence-based, multidisciplinary, multispecialty approach to cancer care throughout the care continuum. Navigates care for newly diagnosed Urologic Cancer patients and as needed for patients recommended for biopsy.
Collaborates with supervisor in navigating patients (needs ranging from minimal to complex) from the diagnostic phase through treatment planning, medical management, and surveillance/ survivorship assuring patients have appropriate, timely, medical, and supportive services.
Remains current in evidence-based cancer practice and new emerging trends in area of cancer specialty.
Participates in and supports (per direction of supervisor) Tumor Boards, Journal Clubs, and other physician education venues. Involvement with these programs may include preparing patient history/ summary, requesting pathology and radiology reports, operating technical equipment, following up with physician team regarding treatment recommendation, etc. Participates in Urologic Cancer Program Leadership Committee.
Serves as an educational resource for patients undergoing initial treatment, as well as patients undergoing changes to existing treatment. Supports patient/family education programs providing both one-on-one sessions and group forums. Provides patient/family education for chemotherapy and biotherapy including mechanism of action, expected side effect management, and tumor site specific information.
What You Will Need:
Three years of experience in Oncology Nursing, or urologic nursing practice
Bachelorâ™s and/or Masterâ™s degrees in Nursing (Preferred)
Five years of experience in Oncology Nursing or urologic cancer nursing practice (Preferred)
National Certification: Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN) through the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation (Preferred)
The Urologic Cancer Care Coordinator supports patients in navigating the oncology medical system. Serves as a primary point of intake; assuring patients have appropriate and timely medical and supportive services on an ongoing basis. In addition, this position supports data collection, tumor board processes/participation, and marketing/community outreach efforts. Serves as an educational resource for patients undergoing initial treatment, as well as patients undergoing changes to existing treatment.
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