Oncology Support Line Nurse

Irwindale, California
June 06 2021
Life Sciences, Oncology
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Oncology Suppor Line Nurse
AccessHope ● Remote Work Environment

At AccessHope, we're Fighting cancer with everything we know by putting the ever-growing body of cancer knowledge to work for the greater good. Through a revolutionary employer health benefits offering, we remotely connect employees with cancer support services from National Cancer Institute (NCI)-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers. Instead of requiring those who have been diagnosed with cancer to come to the centers for renowned cancer expertise, AccessHope brings their support to the patient and their local oncologist-wherever they're located-to improve care, outcomes, and value.

Hopeful for those we support, rebellious in our approach, and collaborative by breaking down barriers, AccessHope is seeking a Oncology Support Line Nurse to help us uniquely deploy the latest cancer knowledge to the places it's needed most. As an ideal candidate, you'll work independently and as part of a team, to provide an experienced, empathetic, and understanding voice over the phone to improve quality of life and outcomes through emotional support, therapeutic communication, and information sharing . Y ou'll be part of the Cancer Support Team and help callers to navigate the complexity of their cancer journey by sharing information with callers about services and resources available to them, their family members, or caretakers, on their specific benefits and healthcare services provided by their employer.

Key responsibilities
  • Delivers the highest caliber of customer service by establishing ongoing communications to support the caller along the cancer journey
  • Helps callers understand their type of cancer, diagnostic testing/staging studies, and types of treatment by presenting the information at a level that is understood and helpful
  • Helps callers prepare for their appointments with an oncologist
  • Highlights important issues (like fertility preservation) and potential issues related to clinical distress that are frequently experienced during a cancer journey, if appropriate, so that callers may ask their clinician questions related to their concerns
  • Provides callers trusted informational materials, information about clinical trials, and if applicable with access to interactive webinars on cancer screening, prevention, and treatment
  • Documents the interactions with callers per AH standards to ensure and maintain an accurate record of all calls including voice messages

Required qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing
  • 3+ years of clinical oncology nursing experience
  • Current licensed CA Registered Nurse (RN)

Preferred qualifications
  • Master's in Nursing
  • Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN), ONS/ONCC Chemotherapy Biotherapy Certification
  • Telephonic Nursing Support, Triage Nursing, Telehealth Nursing, fluent in Spanish (speak, read, write)

AccessHope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual

  • Posting Date: Jun 4, 2021
  • Job Field: Allied Health
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Shift: Day Job

Similar jobs

Similar jobs