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Oncology Nurse Navigator RN

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Pagosa Springs Medical Center - PAGOSA SPRINGS, CO
Full Time
Not Specified
Health Care


Oncology Nurse Navigator RN 

Oncology Nurse Navigator RN (ONN) will have clinical knowledge specific to oncology and is able to provide personalized assistance to patients, as well as their families and caregivers, in an attempt to overcome healthcare system barriers. Offers education and resources that assist with informed decision-making process. ONN will also be responsible for assisting outpatient infusion services. Must be proficient in IV insertions for all age groups, PICC line and Port-a-Cath management, Phlebotomy, blood transfusions, performing nursing H&P/assessment, communication with ordering physicians and staff, etc. Responsible for patient education such as injections and all aspects of IV infusion therapy for adults and disease processes. Responsible for onboarding and initiating training for oncology/infusion staff. Responsible for processing oral medication and PET scan prior authorizations and verifying oncology infusion authorizations. Coordinates community resources including transportation for patients as needed. 

Pagosa Springs Medical Center is an EEO employer. 


  • Education/Experience Requirements: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing. At least 1 year of Medical/Surgical nursing with an emphasis on IV insertions and phlebotomy skills. Previous infusion experience preferred. 
  • Special Skills, Licenses or Certifications: 
    • Registered Nurse approved/licensed to work in Colorado 
    • Advanced computer knowledge 
    • BLS/ACLS required; PALS preferred 
    • ONS/ONCC Chemotherapy Certification preferred; if not, must complete ONS Chemotherapy/Biotherapy Fundamentals within 60 days of hire and complete monthly ONS training modules with the goal of ONS/ONCC Chemotherapy Certification within 3 months of hire 
  • Compensation Range: $33.25 - $51.40 hourly, based on years of experience.  
  • Starting Work Bonus: Applicants are eligible for a starting work bonus of $5,000! Must be hired into a full-time position. Part-time or PRN positions are not eligible. 
  • Benefits: Benefits include generous PTO, sick leave, health insurance, dental, vision, life insurance, long term disability and retirement plan with employer contribution. 
  • Job Type: Full time 
  • Application Deadline: April 30, 2024