Covenant Health

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Nurse Navigator
Morristown-Hamblen Health System
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Nurse Navigator 

Full Time, 72 Hours Per Pay Period, Day Shift - $5K Sign on bonus!!!


Morristown Hamblen Overview:

Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System has 167 licensed beds and 23 emergency suites. The hospital offers outstanding ancillary services including Laboratory, Radiology and Therapy services. At our Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, women can have their annual mammograms, biopsies, and can meet with a nurse navigator if needed. The Women’s Center offers six newly remodeled labor and delivery suites and has a secure nursery for the care of our newborns. It serves an eight-county region in the Lakeway Area and is equipped with modern technologies and expert staff to provide the best possible patient care. Learn more about our amazing facility at


Position Summary: The Nurse Navigator provides clinical support, treatment access, education and coordination of patient-centered care to benefit the patient, family and multidisciplinary physicians while helping achieve optimal outcomes for cancer patients and their families. 


Recruiter: Jennifer Lawless || || 423-492-5011




  • Serves as the essential link between patients and other care providers to provide resources and assistance with accessing clinical and supportive care services offered within the healthcare system and the community
  • Assists patients in understanding their diagnosis, treatment options, and the resources available, including educating eligible patients about appropriate Clinical Trials, genetic counseling or fertility preservation.
  • Educates patients about their disease, prescribed treatment, and side effects of treatment and how to manage them and assists them in making informed decisions.
  • Advocates on behalf of the patient.
  • Oversees and participates in all multidisciplinary cancer conferences.
  • Follows patients throughout the continuum of care for a time period defined by the department’s policies and procedures.
  • Utilizes Oncology nursing skills to obtain a medical history and plan the patient’s entry into the navigation program.
  • Aids in coordination of care between various healthcare providers and facilities, as needed.
  • Facilitates patient appointments, including those made with labs, diagnostic areas and specialty physicians.
  • Addresses tangible barriers to care and facilitates referrals to appropriate support services.
  • Evaluates and monitors quality metrics and reports findings at the quarterly Cancer Committee meetings.


Minimum Education:            None specified; however, must be sufficient to meet the standards for achievement of the below indicated license and/or certification as required by the issuing authority.


Minimum Experience:          Minimum three (3) years oncology experience.


Licensure Requirements:     Must have and maintain Tennessee nursing licensure. Oncology certification preferred or must be working toward obtaining the OCN within three (3) years of employment.



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