Nurse Navigation Services

HOA Nurse Navigator AllysonThoracic Oncology Nurse Navigator

Allyson Remon, RN, MSN, OCN

 

Allyson began her career in 1998 as an inpatient oncology registered nurse. She joined HOACNY in 2001, working in all areas of the practice and joined the nursing management team in 2008, until becoming the thoracic nurse navigator in 2020. Allyson holds an Associate Degree in Nursing from SUNY Morrisville, a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in Nursing from University of Phoenix.

Oncology nursing is Allyson’s passion and has been so since starting her nursing career. She dedicates herself to empowering and advocating for oncology patients and their families. She also supports the Oncology Nursing Society goals of lifelong education and is a member of their national and local chapters. Allyson joined the board of the CNY Oncology Nursing Society in 2003 and continues serving in that role today.

 

 

HOA Nurse Navigator AmandaGastrointestinal Oncology Nurse Navigator

Amanda Kazanivsky RN, BSN, OCN

 

Amanda holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from The Decker School of Nursing at Binghamton University, and is an active member of the Oncology Nursing Society. After graduation, Amanda began her nursing career at Albany Medical Center in 2010 with a specialty in Neurosciences, providing bedside skilled nursing care, patient support and team leadership. Originally from Central New York, Amanda returned here to be closer to family. Her desire to continue providing patient-centered nursing care led Amanda to join HOACNY in 2016, where she has worked closely with patients and families within the oncology clinic and infusion centers. Amanda is nationally certified in oncology nursing, including certification for administering chemo- and immunotherapies.

As the HOA gastrointestinal oncology nurse navigator, Amanda strives to promote ongoing education and support for all patients, family members and peers. She likes to welcome patients by giving them the opportunity to ask questions before they arrive, providing them with educational resources,and assessing for any overall needs they may have such as cancer genetics counseling, financial concerns and/or physical needs like transportation, childcare, language barriers, etc.