Nurse Case Manager for Intermediate Risk Cancer Patients

Interlink Health Services

Full Time
Dallas, TX
Posted 2 weeks ago

Company Description

INTERLINK Health Services was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in
Hillsboro, Oregon. INTERLINK is well known as the leader in outcome-based
managed care, providing access to the nation’s finest centers for cancer, bone
marrow, and solid organ transplant services. INTERLINK is a stable and growing
company, focused on the delivery and continued development of outcome-based
cost containment products to meet the expanding healthcare market. The
CancerCARE Program is INTERLINK’s most desired program and is projected to
grow rapidly over the next 2-3 years. Additionally, new program launches are
occurring that will be market leading in nature.

Job Description

CancerCARE will be opening a new satellite office in Dallas, Tx and if you are
an Oncology RN with patient education experience and live within driving
distance of this office, we would love to hear from you. We are seeking a
full-time Oncology Navigator/Patient Education Nurse whose oncology expertise
and training can help guide patients to make informed decisions and provide
supportive care throughout the cancer continuum to work in our Triage Center.
Applicants will be working with a multidisciplinary team including Associate
Chief Medical Officer, VP of CancerCARE Quality Programs, and Oncology Nurse
Experts. This is a great transition opportunity from direct patient care to
the organizational indirect patient care side of healthcare management, so
apply and transition into your next role.

Navigator nurse will serve as an advocate for intermediate risk cancer
patients and reach out to them on a regular basis, educating them and
receiving updates on their current phase in their treatment plan. He/She will
review NCCN guidelines and work collaboratively with both the Member and
his/her providers to ensure evidence-based care is being provided. If a case
warrants it, you will coordinate either onsite or remote access to a Center of
Excellence (COE) facility. You will transition Members with complex cancer
needs to an Oncology Nurse Expert to coordinate Member care.

The CancerCARE program is considered the next-generation style of cancer
management which involves specially drafted benefit language, extensive use of
NCCN Guidelines® and custom-built Center of Excellence (COE) networks. You
will have extensive support provided by both Medical Directors and other
nurses. This position comes with an opportunity for professional growth.

Essential Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

* Work cohesively with triage center Intake Coordinators and Oncology Nurse Experts
* Educating Oncology Patients on side effects to expect and tips to improving quality of life
* Promote the use of evidence-based care
* Performing timely telephonic nurse assessments on patients
* Proficiently type directly into an electronic medical record while obtaining information telephonically from the patient
* Assess new patients’ need for treatment at a Center of Excellence Facility
* Document all activities in electronic medical record (EMR)
* Perform all duties efficiently while keeping cost containment and patient centric quality care a priority


Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):

* Must commute to this West Omaha, NE office
* Excellent relationship-building skills
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Exemplary computer and technical skills. Feel comfortable with learning new technology and troubleshooting technology
* Proficiently type directly into an electronic medical record while obtaining information telephonically from the patient
* Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task
* Proficient in Microsoft Office
* Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
* Self-motivated
* Able to work independently and in a team environment

Education and Experience:
* RN with active license
* Oncology experience preferred
* Must have familiarity with reviewing medical records
* Experience in or knowledge of insurance, TPA, or medical stop-loss and reinsurance industry preferred
* Being Bi-lingual is not required, but is beneficial

Additional Information

Compensation commensurate with experience

Health benefits package, 401K plan, profit sharing, paid personal time off.
Position is salaried and overtime ineligible.

Only qualified candidates will be contacted. For more information about
CancerCARE by INTERLINK Health Services, please visit:

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