Here for You
Our nurse navigators are here to support you and your family through the often complex diagnosis, treatment, and recovery process. Your nurse navigator will answer your questions, expedite appointments, and organize test results, as well as act as a resource for information about any topic from support groups to clinical trials.
Our Nurse Navigators
Keni Horiuchi, R.N., M.S.N., A.O.C.N .
Keni has 30 years of oncology nursing experience. She is an Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist, an Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse and a Certified Breast Care Nurse (only 900 in the country). Keni earned her nursing degree from the University of Hawaii and a master's degree in nursing from the University of California, San Francisco. She has lived in Solano County for more than 20 years. You can reach Keni at (707) 646-4016.
Jenny Schubert, R.N., B.S.N., O.C.N
Jenny has 15 years of experience in the nursing field. She is the Oncology Clinical Trials Nurse Navigator, an Oncology Certified Nurse, Certified Case Manager, and coordinator for the Survivorship Training and Rehab (STAR) program for oncology patients. Jenny is originally from Chicago and received her BSN from Purdue University. You can reach Jenny at (
Frequently Asked Questions
What training does an oncology nurse navigator have?
An oncology nurse navigator is a nurse with experience in working with cancer patients and their families. A nurse navigator understands the range of services that may be needed and is there to guide you through the entire process of diagnosis and treatment through the NorthBay Healthcare system.
What is the cost of a nurse navigator?
There is no additional charge for nurse navigator services.
What can I expect from a nurse navigator?
The role of the nurse navigator is to ease the burden of cancer treatment on both the patient and his/her family. A nurse navigator can:
- Help you understand your diagnosis and treatment options, as well as your follow-up survivorship plan.
- Coordinate communication between you and your healthcare team.
- Collaborate with the members of your healthcare team to provide timely diagnosis and treatment.
- Inform you about other services, such as financial counseling, clinical trials, genetic counseling and other support services.
- Help you and your family connect with community services.
How do I contact a nurse navigator?
With your permission, your physician can refer you to a nurse navigator. Or, call the NorthBay Cancer Center at (707) 646-4000. Fax (707) 646-4004.