Olathe Health Nurse Navigators

Our Cancer Nurse Navigators

From initial diagnosis until your treatment plan is established, our nurse navigators guide you through initial testing and appointments, answering questions and providing emotional support every step of the way. Part of The University of Kansas Health System, your navigator then remains an additional resource for you throughout your cancer journey. Learn more. 

Our Cancer Nurse Navigators

Our compassionate and highly skilled nurse navigators help ensure your patient experience is as seamless as possible. They will help coordinate your initial appointments with a medical oncologist and other specialists, as well as collect medical information for the doctors’ analyses, get orders for additional tests when needed and identify support services. 

Breast Nurse Navigator Team

We have a team of breast cancer nurse navigators who serve as the single point of contact to assist patients and families throughout their breast cancer journey by coordinating with all members of the cancer care team. To schedule an appointment, call 913-355-8000.

Jeni Wakefield, BSN, RN, CMSRN, ONN-CG
Oncology and Lung Nurse Navigator

Jeni has worked in health care for more than 30 years, and spent most of that time as an oncology nurse. She earned her degree from the University of Kansas in 1986. As a nurse navigator, Jeni helps clarify information, schedule appointments and answer questions people may have about their diagnosis and treatment. She most enjoys providing reassurance and being able to put a smile on patients’ faces.
Jeni can be reached by email at [email protected], or by phone at 913-791-4240.

Julie Tuley, BSN, RN, OCN, ONN-CG
Oncology Nurse Navigator

Julie has worked in oncology nursing for over 30 years and has been a nurse navigator for nearly 4 years. Julie attended Wichita State University and received a degree in nursing and is a certified oncology nurse. She is part of the Oncology Nursing Society, Lawrence Sunflower Chapter of ONS, and the Academy of Oncology Nurse and Patient Navigators. One of Julie’s top priorities is providing the best patient and staff education she can.
Julie can be reached by email at [email protected].