Oncology nurse navigator
Baylor Scott & White – Irving has an Oncology Nurse Navigator available to all newly diagnosed cancer patients and their families free of charge. The Oncology Nurse Navigator is an oncology certified-nurse who is the single point of contact for patients, family members, physicians and caregivers throughout the continuum of cancer care to survivorship. The navigator serves patients and their families by helping them:
- Understand the diagnosis, treatment options and care plan goals
- Schedule tests and consultations with a team of healthcare professionals
- Navigate the maze of doctor’s offices, hospital units and outpatient treatments
Find support organizations and other resources, including the American Cancer Society’s Look Good, Feel Better program.
If you would like more information or would like to speak to the Oncology Nurse Navigator at Baylor Scott & White – Irving, please call 972.990.4300.