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Survivorship/High Risk Oncology Nurse

    • Job Tracking ID: 512708-855725
    • Job Location: Scarborough, ME
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: May 22, 2023
    • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

**Sign-On Bonus Eligible!!!!

New England Cancer Specialists (NECS) is currently seeking a full-time 40hr./Monday-Friday Nurse Navigator to join our new Survivorship/High Risk Oncology Program. This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic oncology nurse with experience/interest in genetics and holistic health. This position is eligible for up to a sign-on bonus paid after 90 days of employment.

This unique position will provide direct care to two very specific populations, patients who are at high risk for developing cancer based on family histories and genetic mutations and patients who are in the survivorship stage of their cancer journey and are looking to take a more holistic approach to their continued health needs.

Essential Duties with the High-Risk Clinic

  • Taking detailed medical histories of patients
  • Evaluating patients for the presence of genetic and non-genetic risk factors of disease
  • Gathering a detailed family history of patients
  • Teaching patients and their family about their condition
  • Interpreting lab data
  • Creating patient care plans
  • Coordinating patient care needs with other interdisciplinary healthcare team members
  • Facilitating genetic testing
  • Providing emotional support to patients and their loved ones/caregivers.

Essential Duties for Survivorship Clinic

  • Assisting patients to create and maintain routines that can help them enhance and maintain their overall wellness.
  • Help patients see their health from a body, mind, and soul perspective.
  • Health Coaching

NECS is a private medical practice composed of fifteen oncologists and hematologists serving the region from five separate locations in Maine and New Hampshire. Our mission is to make life better for people with cancer and blood disorders. Kindness, compassion, and respect are part of everything that we do - from our phone operators to our physicians, every person on our team is important, and everyone makes a difference every day. We are proud to be the first Dana Farber Affiliate practice in the country, striving to provide the highest quality care and unmatched, holistic support for every patient, every day.

General Job Duties:

  • Point of contact for referring physicians, patients, and caregivers to assist with patient scheduling and coordination of care.
  • Assist physicians; conduct patient assessments.
  • Maintain communication with patients, families, and the health care providers to monitor patient satisfaction with the cancer/blood disorder experience.
  • Receive patient telephone calls and intervene appropriately for that patient’s specific needs in a timely manner. Alert physician as needed to patient needs that require physician intervention. Alert primary oncology team if indicated.
  • Maintains patient care standards and assures that patient care functions, such as assessment, treatment and documentation are completed safely and effectively.
  • Coordinates patient care responsibilities within the scope of the practice for licensed and unlicensed health care providers.
  • Community Outreach: Builds partnerships with local agencies and groups (referrals to other services and/or survivor support groups).
  • Demonstrates respect for life, dignity, and rights of all persons.

**Current and former NECS employees are not eligible for sign-on bonus.

Experience and Skills:

  • BSN Required
  • Active Maine RN license required.
  • Two years plus nursing experience required.
  • Nurse Health Coach (NC-BC) required or the ability to obtain with in 1-2 years of hire when eligible based on the American Nurses Holistic Association.
  • Holistic Nursing Certification preferred.
  • Hematology/Oncology experience preferred.
  • OCN certification preferred.
  • CGN certification preferred, but not required. (Clinical Genomics Nurse)


New England Cancer Specialists offers competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package to our employees. Our benefits include medical, prescription, dental, and vision insurances. Company-paid Life Insurance, Short Term, and Long-Term disability insurances. Other benefits include a retirement program, voluntary benefits, and a generous Paid Time Off as well as 10 Company-paid holidays. Paid membership to applicable nursing societies, paid state licensing, paid certifications.

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