Oncology Nurse Navigators are RN’s certified in Oncology Nursing who have extensive backgrounds in assisting those with cancer and their families.
A Registered Nurse is immediately available to you as part of your care team, guiding you one-on-one through the process, coordinating your care, providing education, and ensuring your questions are fully answered.
Care Navigation helps our patients and families in the following ways by:
• Improving access to care by streamlining and coordinating care • Helping to negotiate the complex health care system • Providing individualized educational materials and reinforcing information so that patients have a good understanding of their physician’s treatment recommendations • Working in the interdisciplinary team setting to ensure patients and family members are able to make sound decisions on health care choices with the guidance of their physicians • Connecting the patient to needed resources such as financial and transportation assistance and nutrition services • Serving as co-facilitators of various support groups
Please call 413-447-3092 for more information or to make an appointment.