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Oncology Point of Entry Nurse Navigator (RN) – Thoracic
Augusta, ME
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Job Summary:
MaineGeneral Health is a leading health care system that is proud of the culture of excellence, compassion and collaboration that extends to our patients and their families. We are committed to attracting talented, ambitious people who share our values and strive to provide excellent customer service. We are offering an exciting opportunity for an Experienced Oncology Registered Nurse (RN) to join our Thoracic Oncology team at the Harold Alfond Center for Cancer Care in Augusta, Maine. If you have a passion for service excellence…we want to hear from you!

The Oncology Point of Entry Navigator provides caring support for the whole person and shares expert knowledge to help patients & their families meet the challenges that a cancer diagnosis can bring. They serve as the main point of contact for patients and families through all steps of care until the time of Medical Oncology/Radiation Oncology consult.

MaineGeneral Medical Center’s Harold Alfond Center for Cancer Care (HACCC) in Augusta, Maine is a proud partner of the MaineHealth Cancer Care Network, a coordinated system of care with the support of the Harold Alfond Foundation. The HACCC staff cares for more than 12 percent of Maine’s cancer population and sees more than 7,000 individuals with a cancer diagnosis annually, including more than 1,200 newly diagnosed cases.

This is a 40 hour per week position with a Monday through Friday schedule. Some evening hours may be required from time to time.

The ideal candidate will have:

• Active Maine RN licensure or ability to obtain same in a timely fashion, required
• BS in Nursing, preferred
• At least 3-5 years of experience with oncology patients and families, strongly preferred
• Oncology Certification (OCN) or defined process for achievement of certification, required
• Strong communication, interpersonal, and organization skills
• Strong problem solving and advocacy skills
• Ability to prioritize workload, handle multiple tasks, and to work independently with limited supervision

Job Description:

• Liaises with PCP and specialty offices to facilitate timely and appropriate referrals. Works with multidisciplinary teams to assure all testing/biopsies are done ahead of time, per NCCN Guidelines to facilitate an appropriate/meaningful consult.
• Provides information about diagnosis, treatment, and follow up care. Explains treatment options.
• Helps patients connect with resources: clinical trials, genetic counselors, transportation assistance, spiritual support, cancer recovery, smoking cessation or distress counseling as needed.
• Schedules specialist consultations for patients and families

Scheduled Weekly Hours:
40

Scheduled Work Shift:

Job Exempt:
No

Benefits

Supporting all aspects of our employees’ wellness – physical, emotional and financial – is a critical component of being a great place to work. With the wide range of benefits and programs available, employees have the resources they need to be well at every stage of life and plan for the future.

Physical Wellness:
We offer quality health, dental, and vision benefits and wellness programs and resources to provide employees access to resources for a healthy lifestyle and help manage health care costs.
Employees have access to industry-leading leave for new parents.
A generous earned time plan is offered to all employees – We believe employees need and deserve time away from work to observe holiday, be with family, go on vacation, or simply take care of themselves.

Emotional Wellness:

When life gets challenging, employees have access to our Employee Assistance Program for employees and anyone in their household.

Financial Wellness:
An employee discount program is available to all employees for services provided by MaineGeneral Medical Center.
Loan Reimbursement is available for this position dependent upon current degree level.  Please discuss benefit with the recruiter.
Tuition Reimbursement is available to all employees to further develop skills and career.
We offer eligible employees up to 2% of eligible pay in 403(b) company-matching contributions plus another 2% in the 401(a) retirement income plan.
Three insurance plans are available to protect your family from the sudden loss of income in the event of your death, terminal illness or serious injury from accident.
We offer both short-term and long-term disability insurance to replace a portion of your income if you become disabled and cannot work for a period of time.

Career Mobility:
Helping our employees develop their skills and grow their careers is critical to how we retain our talent and sustain our business. We do this by offering our teammates a variety of leadership-supported programs and learning and development resources for every stage of their professional development. We know that our employees are our most valuable resource they are how we grow our business and care for our community.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vet/Disability  Assistive technologies are available. Application assistance for those requesting reasonable accommodation to the career site is available by contacting HR at (207) 861-3440 .

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Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vet/Disability: In furtherance of MaineGeneral’s policy regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, MaineGeneral has developed a written Affirmative Action Program which sets forth the policies, practices and procedures that MaineGeneral is committed to in order to ensure that its policy of nondiscrimination and affirmative action is accomplished.

The Affirmative Action Plan for Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities is available for inspection by any employee or candidate for employment upon request, during normal business hours, in the Human Resources Department. Assistive technologies are available. Application assistance for those requesting reasonable accommodation to the career site is available by contacting HR at (207) 861-3440 . EEO is Law

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