Oncology Nursing

Oncology Certified Nursing

Oncology Certified Nurses (OCN) are nurses who have a special certification in oncology nursing. They make up more than 50 percent of our available oncology nursing staff and can be found in each of the areas listed below:

  • Infusion
  • Breast multispecialty team
  • Nurse navigation
  • Radiation oncology
  • Inpatient nursing
  • Clinical specialist nursing


Nurses are utilized throughout the many breast care services available to patients.  You will find skilled and compassionate nurses in all of the following areas:

  • Betty Ford Breast Care Services
  • Women's Health
  • Lymphedema Clinic
  • Outpatient nursing
  • Interventional radiology

Breast Cancer Nurse Navigator

Your breast cancer nurse navigator is an oncology certified nurse with special training in caring for patients with breast cancer. They are available to assist you and to help guide you through each step of your care.

Breast cancer nurse navigators are an extra layer of support offered to you and your family as part of the breast cancer program at Spectrum Health. Breast cancer nurse navigators are available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.