Jennifer has been a head and neck cancer nurse navigator since 2010, and has more than seven years of experience in nursing and oncology care. She provides individualized assistance to patients, families, and caregivers, and serves as an advocate to promote timely, efficient, patient-focused and compassionate care. She is passionate about empowering and educating head and neck patients throughout their cancer journey and believes patients should have the information they need at the right time in order to make the best possible decision about their care.
Jen prides herself on being a consistent point of contact for patients and families as they transition between care settings and helping them understand the information they receive from multiple providers. She believes each patient and family have unique needs and barriers to care.
Jen has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Nebraska Wesleyan University in Lincoln, and a bachelor’s degree in nursing from South Dakota State University in Brookings. When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with family, cooking, reading and gardening.
Jennifer has more than 10 years of experience in oncology nursing.