Registered Nurse Cancer Care Navigator PRN at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 9/9/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    DeLand, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
    Cancer Institute
  • Travel
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth DeLand

Job Description

Registered Nurse Cancer Care Navigator PRN AdventHealth Deland
Location Address: 701 West Plymouth Avenue, Deland Florida 32720
Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Deland
  • Career growth and advancement potential
  • Health Insurance Coverage
  • Great benefits such as: Educational Reimbursement
Work Hours/Shift:
PRN Days
You Will Be Responsible For:
  • Responsible for the Marketing/Business Development of the Cancer Institute
  • Understands Cancer Institute Navigation Pathway business model. Explores and reaches out to community physician practices/groups, build relationships to engage those practices/groups in the Pathway Program, thus growing disease specific inpatient and outpatient market share. Engage and enroll HCP physicians in the Navigation Pathway Program. Market and promote Cancer Navigation Pathway Program to community and outreach programs.
  • Researches and develop tools and strategies to market the Pathway Program to area physicians.
  • Visits physician offices regularly. Handle physician/physician office issues in a timely manner. Initiate Physician communications as needed.
  • Assures physician satisfaction with services and presents to the director(s) and concerns to be reviewed on an ongoing basis and report to Director on a monthly basis.
  • Responsible for programmatic development in collaboration with Cancer Institute Director in establishing, implementing and evaluating goals related to growth, volume, clinical outcomes and revenue.
  • Facilitate the navigation of patients with cancer, as the single point of contact, through the pathway program.  Ensure efficient and coordinated services through the screening, diagnosis, treatment and support/educational services. Analyze, trouble shoot and make recommendations for ways of improving services and areas that may have problems.
  • Establish and maintain positive open communication (verbal and written) and relationships with; referring physicians, surgeons, radiologists, pathologists, radiation oncologists and medical oncologist to provide quality care to patients with lung health concerns. Ensures communication with referral physician happens through each stage of the patients treatment, without fail.
  • Facilitates patient continuity of care between hospital departments and provides patient follow-up for laboratory, radiology and pathology procedures. Timely identification and resolution of issues are handled effectively and in a timely manner; as it relates to the delivery of patient health care and physician relations
  • Coordinates and participates in weekly physician multidisciplinary conferences (Tumor Board), i.e., tracks scheduled procedures, follows pathology results, coordinates with pathology/radiology the collection of slides/films related to a diagnosis and monitors outcomes of meetings.


  • Minimum of five years Oncology and/or radiation clinical experience mandatory
  • At least 1-2 yrs. healthcare marketing and business development work experience is needed


  • Bachelor of Science and Master’s preferred


  • Driver’s license required
  • Florida RN license required
  • Current certification in Basic Life Support required
Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Director of the Cancer Institute, and in collaboration with the disease specific Physician Program Director; Cancer Care Navigator is responsible for the full continuum of cancer patients from screening to detection, diagnosis, treatment and survivorship follow up.  The overall goal is to ensure cancer patients are effectively and efficiently navigated through the health care system receiving appropriate physician, support and educational services through their journey. Responsible for establishing, building and maintaining strategic relationships between our community physicians and their office staff.  Responsible for promoting, educating and marketing Florida Hospital Memorial Cancer Institute Care Navigation Program to HCP physician, community physicians and their office staff.  

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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