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Mission Health Adult Onc Nurse Navigator in Asheville, North Carolina

Adult Oncology Nurse Navigator - HCA Healthcare -

Registered Nurse - Full-Time - Days

This position will have a focus on thoracic cancers. Nurses with experience in Pulmonary, Critical Care, or Oncology units may find this position to be a great next step in the continuum of care for the patients they are accutomed to treating.

The Adult Oncology Nurse Navigator functions as a member of the multidisciplinary team and serves as an advocate and educator for cancer patients, from diagnosis through end of active treatment.

The Adult Oncology Nurse Navigator's primary function is to ensure the patient remains compliant to the treatment plan. Navigators achieve this goal by building relationships with patients and physicians, coordinating the plan of care, assisting with appointments, transportation needs, education, resource provision and/or representation within the multidisciplinary care environment.

The Navigator also assumes responsibility and accountability for the management of resources to achieve efficient, high-quality outcomes for cancer patients, including support with interdisciplinary and cross-facility coverage and collaboration.

The Navigator will serve as a liaison between the patient and family, all physicians involved in that patient's care, internal and external healthcare providers, support network members, and the wider healthcare community. This role will require collaboration with local physician liaisons and leadership to conduct internal and external outreach and marketing.

We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At HCA Mission Health System, we offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs. Some of our unique benefits we offer include:

  • Student Loan Repayment

  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs

  • Paid Personal Leave

  • 401k

  • Identity Theft Protection discounts

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)


Minimum Required: Associate Degree in Nursing

Preferred: BSN


Required: At least 1-3 years overall nursing experience


  • Experience in program development

  • Experience as a nurse navigator and/or patient educator in oncology

  • Experience in leadership

  • Experience in customer service

  • At least 1-5 years oncology nursing experience

Certification or License:

  • Required: Registered Nurse license; Certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS)

  • Preferred: Current licensure as a registered nurse Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN) certification achieved or in progress

Mission Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such offers equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other protected characteristic.

Job ID: 2021-57807

Divisions: North Carolina Division

Work Schedule (7a - 7p): 8a-4:30p

External Company URL:

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