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Keck Medicine of USC

Keck Medicine of USC is one of only two university-based medical systems in the Los Angeles area. Its internationally renowned physicians and scientists provide world-class patient care at Keck Hospital of USC, USC Norris Cancer Hospital, USC Verdugo Hills Hospital and more than 80 outpatient clinics in Los Angeles, Orange, Kern, Tulare and Ventura counties.

Keck Medical Center was ranked No. 16 on U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 Best Hospital Honor Roll and among the top 3 hospitals in Los Angeles and top 5 in California. The hospital also ranked in the top 4 in urology (tie); top 10 in geriatrics; top 15 in ophthalmology, cardiology & heart surgery, gastroenterology & GI surgery and nephrology; top 20 in neurology & neurosurgery; top 25 in cancer; and top 35 in pulmonology & lung surgery.

RN Nurse Navigator - Neurosciences Clinic - Full Time 8 Hour Days (Exempt) (Non-Union)

Keck Hospital Hospital Los Angeles, California

Under general supervision and in accordance with standardized procedures, incumbent performs physical examinations and treats common episodic and chronic health care problems in Cancer Clinics as needed, counsels patients and families, monitors patient progress, assists with medical research projects.  The Nurse Navigator takes a leading role in activities such as managing the clinical aspects of clinic, patient rounding and care, nursing performance improvement, job performance/competency evaluations, staffing, scheduling and working with the directors, employees, and preceptors in the orientation and training of new employees.  Executes leadership in the following areas:  Direct/Indirect Patient Care, Support of Systems, Research, Education, Professional Leadership, Identifies opportunities for developing and fostering collegial working relationship with referring physicians and facilities, conducts PR and outreach to promote Cancer Program. Makes him/herself available to patients and physicians as a resource for both administrative and clinical aspects of the Cancer Program. Participates in speaking engagements in the community and relevant societies. Works in collaboration with other health care team members, consulting and referring as appropriate, but retains responsibility for ongoing clinical management of the patient.  Must work with any and every physician in the Oncology Services.  Other duties as assigned. 

Minimum Education: • Bachelor’s degree. Master’s degree preferred. Minimum Experience/Knowledge: • Five years clinical nursing experience. • Combined education/experience as substitute for minimum experience. Required License/Certification: • Valid California Registered Nursing license. . • BLS for Healthcare Provider from American Heart Association

REQ20093271 Posted Date: 01/20/2021

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