Oncology Nurse Navigator resume example with 11+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

Resourceful nursing professional with 20 years caring for patients and working closely with other healthcare staff. Well-rounded with diverse experience in perioperative, oncology and medical surgical. Talented at prioritizing tasks in busy acute settings. Quality-driven and efficient with strong interpersonal abilities. Bringing strong work ethic and excellent organizational skills to any setting. Excited to begin new challenge with successful team.

  • IV therapy and infusion of blood and blood products
  • Medication administration and patient education
  • Central line access and care
  • Pre and post-operative care and education
  • Telemetry monitoring
  • EMR Documentation
  • Medication administration
  • Care planning
  • Colostomy care familiarity
  • Triaging patient concerns
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Wound cleaning/care expertise
  • Talented in minor surgery assistance
  • Laparasopic procedures familiarity
  • Intake and discharge
  • Broad medical terminology knowledge
  • Staff Development and Precepting
  • Diabetes management
Education and Training
College of the Canyons Valencia, CA Expected in 2012 Associates Degree : Nursing - GPA :
Western Governors University , Expected in Bachelor's Degree : in Process - GPA :


Sutter Health - Oncology Nurse Navigator
Citrus Heights, CA, 09/2019 - Current
  • Coordinated with healthcare team to establish, enact and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Participated in continuing education programs and oncology workshops to enhance training and nursing knowledge.
  • Counseled caregivers and families on end-of-life planning and educated on patient care options.
  • Delivered information regarding care and medications to patients and caregivers in comprehensible terminology.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
St. Elizabeth Healthcare - Perioperative Registered Nurse
Florence, KY, 03/2016 - 09/2019
  • Monitored post-op vitals, fluids, reviewed post-op orders
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Prepared operating rooms through collecting needed supplies, preparing surgical table and equipment to uphold strict sterile standards.
  • Educated patients and families on diseases, medical and surgical procedures, medication regimens and pain self-management.
  • Anticipated surgeons' needs and maintained procedure sterility during operations by observing body language, movements and demeanor.
  • Handled specimens for laboratory testing and ensured correct packaging and labeling.
  • Built relationships with pre- and post-surgical patients through compassionate approach and positive attitude.
  • Prepped operating rooms for upcoming procedures by setting out and verifying count of all necessary equipment and assessing environment for compliance with asepsis standard.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Helped pediatric patients understand and feel at ease with vaccines, tests and minor procedures.
Kaiser Permanente - Clinical Nurse
Reston, VA, 04/2013 - 04/2016
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Educated patients and families on treatment strategies and at-home care.
  • Coordinated with clinical staff to keep patients updated and informed on care issues, including discharge delays, equipment inaccessibility and procedure postponements.
  • Monitored and educated nursing students and externs on proper care procedures and prioritization strategies.
  • Monitored and managed various treatment and care interventions, including IV administration.
  • Consistently assessed and evaluated patients' health needs by coordinating across medical disciplines to create, implement and modify personalized care plans.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Performed blood and blood product transfusions and intravenous infusions including chemotherapy and immunotherapy to address patient symptoms or underlying causes.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information used to create focused treatment plans and manage ongoing care.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Delivered quality care and comfort to patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary embolisms and end-stage renal disease.
Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital - LVN Floor Nurse
City, STATE, 06/2009 - 04/2013
  • Interpreted and implemented individual care plans.
  • Completed required forms and chart documentation, including recording vital signs, medications and other information.
  • Communicated with nursing personnel to enforce procedures, policies and regulations.
  • Initiated admissions, transitions and discharges by communicating with colleagues as well as patients and family members.
  • Evaluated patient care procedural changes for effectiveness and made necessary adjustments.
  • Administered prescribed medications and started intravenous fluids to address patient symptoms and underlying etiologies.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • SCV Pregnancy Center, Valencia CA Launched clinical services in compliance with the department of health services regulations.
  • Performed pregnancy test, sonography along with counseling/ referral services for those in ad crisis pregnancy.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • College of the Canyons
  • Western Governors University

Job Titles Held:

  • Oncology Nurse Navigator
  • Perioperative Registered Nurse
  • Clinical Nurse
  • LVN Floor Nurse


  • Associates Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree

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