Job Description

Gunnison, CO

Full Time

Work Hours: Monday - Friday Days l


Oncology Nurse Navigator

The Oncology Nurse Navigator provides safe therapeutic care in a holistic and systematic way across the health system and continuum of care in the community for potential, current, and past cancer patients.  We offer a comprehensive benefits package, rewarding work and the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of patients and families struggling with the unknown.

Where you’ll live:

Some define happiness by their job title and salary, while others pursue quality of life. Our community combines the best of both worlds by fostering a growing outdoor industry business hub in the heart of Colorado’s Rocky Mountains. The Gunnison Valley, which includes the towns of Gunnison and Crested Butte, is a vibrant community of entrepreneurs and adventurers. We are deeply connected with our surrounding environment, neighbors and growing community. This is the kind of place where hard work is rewarded, whether that means a day on the mountain or at the office.


Here at Gunnison Valley Health, your good work will be rewarded.  In addition to a competitive salary, a generous and affordable medical/dental/vision plan, and a matching 401(a) there are other great perks including:

  • The chance to work with community stakeholders who have a genuine interest in Gunnison Valley Health Oncology Services
  • Work/Life balance in an outdoor enthusiast’s mecca – 30 miles from a World Class Ski Resort!
  • Monday through Friday schedule (weekends and Holidays off!)
  • No traffic, and a scenic commute to the office
  • Over 300 days of sunshine/year
  • A culture of continuous learning


Education: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in nursing from an accredited school of nursing preferred.

Experience: Minimum 2 years Oncology experience preferred.  Experience in multiple hospital departments preferred.

Licenses/Certification: RN License current in the state of Colorado or compact state. Current BLS certification.  ONC Certification at time of hire or within 1 year of hire.


As the Oncology Nurse Navigator at Gunnison Valley Health you’ll be responsible to provide individualized assistance to patients, families and caregivers; to guide the patient and the family through the health system from diagnosis, testing, treatment and follow up care. You will utilize your unique skills and abilities by:

  • Facilitating care within the context of functional status, cultural consideration, health literacy, psychosocial and spiritual needs for patients.
  • Developing and maintaining an effective liaison role between patient and other medical team members.
  • Educating the patient, family, and caregivers regarding treatment options, community resources, and self-care management throughout all phases of the process.
  • Partnering with the GVH Marketing team to conduct ongoing promotion of the healthcare program.

Compensation: $35.18 - $47.00/hr, depending on experience.

Benefits Eligibility

Medical, dental, vision, health care FSA, and dependent care FSA: All active employees working 40 or more hours per pay period are eligible for benefits on the first of the month following date of hire.  PRN staff are not initially eligible for benefits, and GVH follows all Affordable Health Care Act Eligibility guidelines.

Application Instructions

Please click the link below to apply for this opportunity. You will be directed to our online application. We look forward to hearing from you!

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