Oncology Nurse Coordinator (Nurse Navigator) - Abu Dhabi, UAE

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The Cleveland Clinic Hospital in Abu Dhabi, UAE (CCAD) is a 364-bed, tertiary-care, adult-focus hospital. CCAD is an extension of the US-based Cleveland Clinic’s model.

In all, more than 30 medical and surgical specialties are represented at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi. The hospital officially opened in May 2015.


A professional RN with oncology-specific clinical knowledge who offers individualized assistance to patients, families, and caregivers to help overcome healthcare system barriers. Using the nursing process, an Oncology Nurse Coordinator provides education and resources to facilitate informed decision making and timely access to quality health and psychosocial care throughout all phases of the cancer care continuum.

Responsibilities include:

  • Pre-visit record collection and multidisciplinary visit coordination, patient education, pre-chemo teaching and pre-chemo coordination, post-chemo evaluation and coordination, symptom mgmt., post discharge (ED or hospitalization) assessment and coordination
  • Improve patient outcomes of patients with cancer through staying abreast with latest evidence based practice extensive knowledge, specialized skills, and good clinical judgment
  • Recognizes and addresses numerous complications that occur during and after treatment
  • Provides consultation and collaborates with physicians, nurses and other health care team members to develop a comprehensive and coordinated plan of care
  • Coordinates diagnostics, procedures and specialist appointments
  • Develops and implements performance improvement activities related to Joint Commission International and other cancer accreditation bodies
  • Educates and/or organizes educational activities for caregivers to keep current with ONS recommendations and updated standards of care
  • Ensuring prompt drug availability, referrals, scheduling at infusion centre, etc.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing required (at least two years duration; online/distance programs cannot be considered)
  • Master's degree in Nursing an asset
  • Current RN license
  • Minimum of of 5 years’ current/recent experience in oncology clinical practice in diverse levels of care is required (days cases, infusions, inpatient, clinics, radiation oncology, bone marrow etc.)
  • Current/recent Nurse Navigator experience in oncology in a tertiary setting
  • Oncology specialty credential (e.g., OCN, AOCN, AOCNS, AOCNP, and CHPON ) preferred


  • Tax-free income
  • Single-status contract
  • Housing allowance
  • Relocation ticket to Abu Dhabi
  • Medical coverage
  • 25 working days paid annual leave and 10 Public Holidays
Interested in working in the USA?: We have positions in the USA for RNs educated in the Philippines and in other countries.

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Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi

The Cleveland Clinic Hospital Abu Dhabi (CCAD) is a 364-bed, tertiary-care, adult-focus hospital. CCAD provides Western-style healthcare, according to the US Cleveland Clinic model. more

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE, is also the wealthiest emirate and the largest emirate. Wishing to establish itself as the cultural center of the Middle East, it is building a fantasy-like museum to which the Louvre will lend exhibits.

United Arab Emirates

The United Arab Emirates, population approximately 9.7 million (2017 est. 12% Emirati citizens and 88% expatriates), is one of the most westernized countries in the Arabian Peninsula.

Three large cities: Abu Dhabi (the capital), Dubai (the UAE's most internationally-known city), and Al Ain (the university centre with a medical school). Has a long coastline and the Hajar Mountains to the East, which are great for hiking. Popular with tourists who come from Europe and from throughout the region. more