NJ Employer Clinical Navigator - Breast Cancer (AVON) in Newark, New Jersey

CLINICAL NAVIGATOR - BREAST CANCER (AVON) Job Number: REQ28889-POS53247Category: Oncology NursingLocation: Newark, NJ Develop and implement the breast navigation program at the Frederick B. Cohen, MD Comprehensive Cancer and Blood Disorders Center (FBCCC). Organizes and administers care to patients with breast cancer, utilizing a patient navigation model through out the medical center and within the community. Provides advanced practice nursing care in collaboration with the medical staff in accordance with the objectives, policies and procedures of the hospital and the New Jersey State Nurse Practice Act. Plans and provides age specific treatments, patient and family teaching and navigation through out the hospital and medical system. Provide community outreach and education programs to increase breast cancer awareness. Section III: Job Qualifications/Education/Training/Certification/Licensure Current New Jersey licensure as a Professional Registered Nurse in good standing required. Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required. Oncology Nursing Society Chemotherapy/Biotherapy Certification or acquisition within 90 days of hire and maintenance of certification required. National Oncology Nursing Certification required or acquisition within 6 months of hire 5 years prior experience as a Registered Nurse in an Oncology unit required Intravenous Therapy/Venipuncture certification or acquisition within 90 days of hire and maintenance of certification required. Central Line and Port Management certification or acquisition within 90 days of hire and maintenance of certification required. Certified Nurse Practitioner with a degree from an accredited school is preferred. BLS (Basic Life Support) Health Care Provider Certification or acquisition within 90 days of hire and maintenance of certification required. Successful completion of all orientation programs required..