The UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center provides medical and surgical oncology specialty and subspecialty care to cancer patients starting with diagnosis and extending through treatment, surveillance and survivorship. A survivorship care plan is a comprehensive cancer treatment summary document that includes the treatment received during active cancer treatment, a summary of post-treatment care needs, and follow-up/surveillance care instructions to improve health and quality of life.
REQUIRED - At least 3 years of recent RN experience in oncology, survivorship, and/or data abstraction/management - Possession of valid California RN license - Graduation from an accredited school of nursing - Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
PREFERRED - Prior experience with following established clinical abstraction guidelines and/or developing criteria for data abstraction - Proven ability to initiate projects, prioritize tasks, and direct projects successfully from inception to completion on task and on schedule - Experience in navigating data bases, data collection, tracking and reporting - Knowledge of clinical-based computer systems and software, preferably EPIC
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT - THIS POSITION MAY BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, DRUG SCREEN, LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING, MEDICAL EVALUATION CLEARANCE, AND FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY ASSESSMENT
The position of Survivorship Nurse Navigator is responsible for identifying eligible patients who should receive a survivorship care plan; developing survivorship care plans for eligible patients; ensuring the plans are reviewed and approved by the principal oncology providers/teams; collaborating with the providers/teams to establish processes for dissemination of the plans; and monitoring and tracking survivorship care plans delivered to patients. The Survivorship Nurse Navigator will also collaborate with the supportive care program team to provide information useful in developing the program. This incumbent will be a technical leader with a high degree of knowledge and recognized expertise in oncology, cancer survivorship, and data abstraction/management. Survivorship navigation will include formulating strategies needed to develop policies, processes, and resources in coordination with the Cancer Center Quality Nurse and the UCD Cancer Committee. This position involves a high level of autonomy. The incumbent may provide survivorship education and a comprehensive review of the survivorship care plan to patients in conjunction with the clinical team of registered nurses, advanced practitioners, and physicians.
We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs.