Nurse Navigator Resume Writing Tips and Sample

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Written by Ayana Dunn, BSN, RN Content Writer, IntelyCare
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Writing a compelling nurse navigator resume is one of the first steps towards beginning your next career opportunity. Below, we explore useful advice on how to write a solid resume, and a sample to inspire some ideas of your own.

Quantify When You Can

Including numerical information provides a clearer picture of your accomplishments and experience. Plus, numbers stand out from the many words the reader will be scanning. Here are some ways you can quantify the information in your resume:

  • Include your typical caseload.
  • Mention your years of experience.
  • Highlight number of your total past caseloads.

Make It Easy on the Eyes

Your prospective employer will be reviewing many resumes. It’s safe to say that anything you do to ease their experience will work in your favor, such as:

  • Being mindful of spacing.
  • Using a variety of font sizes to differentiate between sections.
  • Choosing simple fonts that are easy to read.

Prioritize Relevant Information

Everything you bring to the table is valuable, but the reader’s primary concern is the skill set you bring to the table. To be strategic about the experience you include, consider:

  • Listing your most recent positions at the top of your resume.
  • Including duties relevant to this position first when describing non-nurse navigator job tasks.
  • Highlighting awards and projects related to this position before any others.

Nurse Navigator Resume Sample

Resume samples provide inspiration and guidance on how to build your own. Reading our sample will start you off on the right track. If you want more, take a look at our resume samples for other nursing specialties or our nurse navigator cover letter guide.

Princessa Rodrigues, RN

Pocahontas, CA | | 555-555-5555

Compassionate and assertive nurse navigator with over 10 years of experience as an oncology nurse, and three years of experience as a nurse navigator. Committed to helping my patients meet their needs and desires on their cancer journeys.

Key Qualifications

  • Deep understanding of cancer prognosis, treatment, and emotional impact
  • Oncology nurse certified
  • Oncology nurse navigator-certified generalist


Moana University, Jasmine, CA, 20XX

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Professional Experience

Tiana Hospital, Nurse Navigator, 20XX–present

  • Responsible for guiding 10 patients through the healthcare system after their recent cancer diagnoses.
  • Schedule appointments, acquire translation services, assist patients with accessing financial resources, provide education, and communicate patient needs to the healthcare team.
  • Lead support groups for people impacted by cancer: recently diagnosed, survivors, and caregivers.

Mulan Community Hospital, Nurse Navigator, 20XX–20XX

  • Responsible for guiding 5 cancer patients at the ends of their lives.
  • Scheduled appointments, coordinated hospice care and grief counseling, provided education, and communicated patient needs to healthcare team.
  • Provided emotional support to patients and families.


  • Grief management
  • Healthcare regulations and compliance standards
  • Spanish fluency and conversational Portuguese

Certifications and Licenses

  • Basic life support (BLS)
  • Registered nurse (RN)
  • Oncology nurse certified (ONC)
  • Oncology nurse navigator certified-generalist (ONN-CG)

Nurse Navigator Salary

Nurse navigators earn between $87,720 to $108,731 per year. What you earn may vary based on your location, experience, and facility.

Your Nurse Navigator Resume Is Your Ticket to Your Dream Job

Our advice can make you feel more confident in your resume. Make sure you have it on hand when you search for nursing jobs on IntelyCare today.