Oncology Nurse Navigator resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Enthusiastic Oncology Navigator knowledgeable in total Oncology and Hematological Care. Knowledgeable in leading front line treatments and care when administering high profile and research treatment drugs. Highly experienced in treatment protocols. An expert in educating patients and their support system while acting as liaison and advocate between the patient and other departments through out their cancer journey. Knowledgeable in oncology reimbursement, QOPI, and OCM.

  • Physician and Patient communication
  • Patient assessment and treatment
  • Established nursing procedures
  • Chemotherapeutic drug administration
  • Preventative health
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Chronic disease management
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Medication Administration
  • Case Management
  • Patient consultation
  • Computer systems: Various EMR, Eprescribe, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, and Excel
Work History
Oncology Nurse Navigator, 02/2019 - Current
Chi Health Bellevue, NE,
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications, interventions and follow-up care.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Administered different therapies and medications in line with physician orders and treatment plan.
Charge Nurse, 01/2018 - 01/2019
Mercy Iowa City Rehabilitation Hospital Walford, IA,
  • Administered medications and treatments to patients as ordered by physician, maintaining accountability for accurate narcotic count at end of each shift.
  • Implemented effective strategies and care plans to improve patient outcomes and meet recovery objectives.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Documented all information in patients' electronic medical record, relaying information to [Job title] s and care providers to facilitate continuity of care.
  • Provided wound care and dressing changes routinely.
  • Worked with patients diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, congestive heart failure (CHF), cerebrovascular accidents (CVA), diabetes or sepsis to asses needs and determine best options for care.
  • Administered wound care, medications, and any necessary treatments.
  • Delivered oral medications, intramuscular injections and IV fluids to mitigate or resolve patient symptoms.
Nurse Manager, 05/2016 - 01/2018
Kaiser Permanente Petaluma, CA,
  • Supervised, directed and motivated high-quality performance from nursing staff.
  • Established and continuously optimized unit schedules and individual work assignments.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Managed 55 nurses in IMCU unit handling needs of Cardiac and Neuro patients.
  • Worked at least 24 hours per month as floor nurse to maintain clinical proficiency.
  • Updated patient charts using Epic with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Partnered with physicians, social workers, house managers and case managers to develop and implement individualized care plans and documented all patient interactions and interventions in electronic charting systems.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Participated in education activities, including evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities.
  • Oversaw and managed clinical and support staff in patient care activities while maintaining high level of staff morale and professionalism.
  • Administered performance evaluations and probationary reviews to assess nursing personnel.
  • Won HCAP Award for exceptional ability to make connections with patients.
  • Sought opportunities to improve patient care, outcomes and nursing staff performance.
  • Conducted rounds with physicians, advising physicians on patients' conditions and assisting in coordinating diagnostic testing and follow up appointments to achieve optimal patient outcomes.
  • Evaluated nursing staff's performance and developed education programs and professional development opportunities to improve individual and team competencies, clinical knowledge and delivery of care.
Director of Oncology Services, 02/2013 - 08/2015
Hca Columbia, MO,
  • Designed, New Cancer Center beginning with building, staff development, EMR, and work flows
  • Performed rounds to observe care and interview staff, residents and families.
  • Developed positive employee relations, incentives and recognition programs to promote teamwork and mutual respect.
  • Used Kaufman Hall to maintain department budgets and record expenses.
  • Established and monitored infection control programs to provide safe, sanitary environment to prevent transmission of disease and infection.
  • Prepared and reviewed infection control surveillance reports to identify trends and develop effective actions to control and prevent infections.
  • Organized and facilitated department head meetings monthly, discussing current census, admissions and discharges and residents' Medicaid applications.
  • Produced monthly financial reports like income statements, balance sheets and cash flow statements for presentation to board of directors.
  • Recruited, hired and trained all staff, providing direct supervision, ongoing staff development and continuing education to employees.
  • Monitored and inspected staff processes to eliminate hazards posed for both residents and staff while ensuring continuous compliance with regulations.
No Degree: Family Nurse Practitioner, Expected in
University of St Francis - Joliet, IL,
Master of Science: Public Health, Expected in 05/2013
University of St Francis - Fort Wayne, iN,
  • Majored in Public Health Issues
Master of Science: Nursing, Expected in 05/2002
Purdue University Calumet - Hammond, IN

Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse

Chemo Bio Therapy Certification

Board Certified Clinical Nurse Specialist

Healthcare Provider CPR

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School Attended

  • University of St Francis
  • University of St Francis
  • Purdue University Calumet

Job Titles Held:

  • Oncology Nurse Navigator
  • Charge Nurse
  • Nurse Manager
  • Director of Oncology Services


  • No Degree
  • Master of Science
  • Master of Science

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