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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Chemo Infusion Nurse Navigator in Mission Viejo, California

We are looking for a Nurse Navigator with Mission Hematology and Oncology Department at St. Joseph Heritage Healthcare.

Location: Mission Viejo, CA

Schedule: Full-time 80 Biweekly Hour

Shift: 8 Hour Day Shift

Job Summary:

The Nurse Navigator in Infusion serves as a clinical expert coordinating and administering patient care treatment regimens, research components and program outreach for patients diagnosed with cancer. The Navigator will assist patients and their families in managing through the vast array of services and programs offered by the hospital and the community to meet their health and wellness needs. The Nurse Navigator will provide personalized clinical and high touch care, advocating for the integration of whole person health of body, mind, and spirit. The Nurse Navigator will tailor services to the unique wellness needs of the patients served. The Nurse Navigator will participate in health screenings, provide patient education, and offer appropriate referrals. The Nurse Navigator will be responsible for direct patient clinical care along with cultivating relationships with patients and their families, physician partners, members of the healthcare team, and community partners. The Nurse Navigator in Infusion will be responsible for administration and management of treatment regimens, collection of data related to contacts and referrals as outlined by department manager. The Nurse Navigator will consistently demonstrate behaviors that model the PSJH core values and the hospital's mission statement


  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (written/verbal) skills.

  • Effective interviewing skills.

  • Effective teaching skills.

  • Good organizational and time management skills.

  • Good problem-solving skills.

  • Working knowledge of hospital and community resources for targeted population.

  • Basic computer skills for hospital information system, data entry.

  • Audio-Visual equipment knowledge.

  • Ability to handle frequently changing priorities.

  • Requires standing and walking to various areas of the hospital campus 20-25% of the time.

  • Strong knowledge base of general health and wellness issues.

  • Working knowledge of research activities.

  • Incorporates the importance of a healthy lifestyle and the connection to wellness and spirituality and an understanding of wellness of body, mind and spirit and the role that this integration plays in promoting health and wellness.

  • Must be proficient in required competencies upon completion of orientation as listed on the unit specific competency inventory

Position Requirements:

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Nursing


  • Five (5) or more years of experience as a Registered Nurse in a health care setting

  • Three (3) or more years of experience in oncology nursing

License and Certificate:

  • Current California RN license.

  • Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

  • One of the following certifications:

  • Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN),

  • Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse (AOCN),

  • Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse Practitioner (AOCNP),

  • Advanced Oncology Certified Clinical Nurse Specialist (AOCNS),

  • Certified Breast Care Nurse (CBCN), NCBC – Breast Patient Navigator Certification or successful completion of one of these certifications within one year of DOH.

  • Current ONS chemotherapy administration card

Preferred Position Requirements:

Education: Master's Degree in Nursing

St. Joseph Health - Mission Heritage Medical Group is one of California's most respected medical groups. With over 3,000 employees and 75 locations throughout California, including, Northern California, Orange County, High Desert and Los Angeles County, Mission Heritage Medical Group has been continually recognized as a leader in quality, customer service and information technology. This kind of success is the result of team work, a commitment to excellence and a strong adherence to the organization's mission, vision and values.St. Joseph Health - Mission Heritage Medical Group provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Mission Heritage Medical Group complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Company: Heritage Healthcare

Category: Case Management