oncology nurse navigator resume example with 17+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Motivated Oncology Nurse offering 8 years' experience, 2 years in Oncology Nurse Navigation providing exceptional coordination and compassionate care to patients undergoing cancer treatment. Supporting patients and family members through education, active listening and dynamic interpersonal skills while addressing their needs and barriers during treatment.

  • Patient and staff oncology education
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Decision Making
  • Attention to Detail
  • Preventive Healthcare
  • Care Coordination
  • Specialized Healthcare Referrals
  • Critical Thinking
  • Patient Records Documentation
  • Cancer Patient Management
  • Community Healthcare Programming
  • Needs Assessment
  • Group and Individual Instruction
  • Community Program Referrals
  • Healthcare Program Planning
  • Delegation and Motivation
  • Student Precepting
Oncology Nurse Navigator, 03/2021 - Current
Baptist Health Care Orlando, FL,
  • Implemented and developed Oncology Nurse Navigation program for Houston Methodist Clear Lake
  • Consult and evaluate all new oncology patients seen in medical and radiation oncology along with following patients receiving first day treatments.
  • Address barriers to care that patients may occur during before, during and after treatment including transportation, financial, emotional, access to food.
  • Lead monthly patient support group
  • Chart new patient evaluations and follow up notes
  • Educate patient on disease process and guide them through staging, treatment and survivorship.
  • Collaborated with health groups to plan or implement programs designed to improve overall health of communities.
  • Referred patients to specialized health resources or community agencies to furnish additional assistance.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
  • Delivered information regarding care and medications to patients and caregivers in comprehendible terminology.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • 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.
  • Wrote detailed notes regarding patient discussions in patient charts.
  • Emotionally supported patients receiving treatment by carefully listening and offering comfort.
  • Promoted kind, compassionate environment, utilizing active listening and effective communication skills for cancer patients receiving treatment.
  • Provided patients with information on range of subjects, not limited to side effects from chemotherapy and benefits of proper nutrition during treatment.
Radiation Oncology Registered Nurse, 04/2019 - 03/2021
Kaiser Permanente Manteca, CA,
  • Provided emotional support for patients receiving physically taxing treatments.
  • Wrote detailed notes regarding patient discussions in patient charts.
  • Stocked clinical workstations and procedure rooms with necessary supplies.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Administered oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Delivered information regarding care and medications to patients and caregivers in comprehendible terminology.
  • Prepared medical equipment and tools to aid physician during examination and treatment of patients.
  • Assisted in the development of radiation nursing policies for Houston Methodist Clear Lake and assisted in opening department
Radiation Oncology Registered Nurse, 06/2015 - 04/2019
Kaiser Permanente Corona, CA,
  • Assess weekly and as needed all patients receiving radiation treatment.
  • Assist with brachytherapy procedures in the department
  • Developed a breast skin care regime
  • Educated patients on radiation oncology from simulation to treatment
  • Served as charge nurse every three months for one month
  • In charge of nursing schedule and assignments for the month quarterly
  • Assist with anesthesia patients in the department
  • Transport patients within the hospital for radiation procedures
  • Provide emergency assistance as needed in the department
  • Chart all procedures and assessments
  • Administer oral sedation for patients undergoing brachytherapy procedures
Patient Care Assistant, 02/2006 - 05/2015
American Advanced Management, Inc Hawaiian Gardens, CA,
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with bathing, dressing and exercising.
  • Promoted patient comfort by quickly responding to calls and handling diverse needs.
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and aided with feeding and monitoring.
  • Performed minor housekeeping tasks to keep patient areas clean and sanitized.
  • Used hospital-approved devices and techniques to transport and lift patients.
  • Obtained patient vital signs and reported results to staff nurse or physician to identify changes from prior measurements.
  • Used mobility devices to transport patients.
  • Ambulated patients with appropriate assistive devices and in line with proper body mechanics.
  • Looked for physical, emotional and symptomatic changes in patient condition and obtained necessary care for medical concerns.
  • Recorded patient conditions and vital signs before and after medical operations.
  • Communicated changes in patient conditions and other unit concerns to multidisciplinary team.
  • Collected and labeled specimens to prepare for delivery to laboratory.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
Education and Training
DNP: Healthcare Systems Leadership, Expected in 12/2024
Chamberlain University - Downers Grove, IL
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Master of Science: Nursing Leadership & Management, Expected in 02/2018
Western Governors University - Salt Lake City, UT
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Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 04/2015
Western Governors University - Salt Lake City, UT
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Associate of Applied Science: Science, Expected in 05/2011
Houston Community College - Houston, TX,
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  • President of the Houston Chapter Oncology Nursing Society, past treasurer
  • Board of Directors member for the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation recently elected President-Elect
  • Chair for Houston Methodist Clear Lake Magnet committee, coordinating council and research, innovation and technology council
  • Chair for System Shared Governance Council
Activities and Honors
  • TNA Top 30 nurses District 9 winner 2022
  • Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN) 2018

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School Attended

  • Chamberlain University
  • Western Governors University
  • Western Governors University
  • Houston Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Oncology Nurse Navigator
  • Radiation Oncology Registered Nurse
  • Radiation Oncology Registered Nurse
  • Patient Care Assistant


  • DNP
  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Applied Science

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