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RN Patient Navigator - Breast Center, Surgical Oncology

Company: Holy Cross Family Practice
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Employment Type: Full time Shift: Day Shift Description:

  • Plans, organizes and evaluates psychosocial and educational outreach programs for Breast Cancer patients in all phases of the life cycle and their families. Provides educational opportunities for a broad scope of healthcare providers.
    • Develops and maintains a speakers' bureau to support outreach programs.
      • Provides consultative services to patients with new cancer diagnosis by providing support, education and service linkage. Clinical Responsibilities: * Tracks and coordinates care for patients with new malignant diagnosis. * Tracks time from diagnosis to multidisciplinary evaluation by medical oncology and surgical oncology. * Develops relationship with American Cancer Society, Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, Melanoma Research Foundation and other patient support groups. * Tracks compliance with the NCCN guidelines, treatment and surveillance. * Provides teaching and preabilitation for patients to prepare them for surgery and minimize complications. * Coordinate patient care during in-hospital postoperative recovery to improve transition of care in the hospital. * Recognize and prevent complications to reduce hospitalization. * Respects and maintains confidentiality of patient, staff and privileged hospital information. * Collects data on all aspects of community outreach. Trends and tracks data on outcomes, number of contacts, and follow up service. * Demonstrates proficiency at organizing and collecting data pertinent to procedure results and presenting statistical findings to physician and Manager. * Maintains open communication with Manager of Cancer Center by meeting every month or as needed. * Reports problems, follows up on concerns or complaints of physicians and/or patients in a timely manner. * Works at maintaining a good rapport and cooperative working relationship with primary physicians, surgeons, and associates of Cancer Center. * Communicates the mission, ethics and goals of the organization, as well as the focus of the breast biopsy program. * Represents the organization in a positive professional manner. * Complies with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices. Professional Requirements: * Assists in the development, implementation and evaluation of performance improvement indicators to promote positive outcomes and work environment. * Displays excellent public speaking and presentation skills. * Ability to be effective in a fast paced, continually evolving program. Demonstrates the ability to delegate and balance priorities while continuing to move issues forward. * Keeps educational and promotional materials organized and reorders materials when necessary. * Performs all other duties as assigned by Manager of Cancer Center. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION/ EXPERIENCE: * Graduate of an accredited/approved school of Nursing, BSN preferred, with a minimum of two years of experience in related area. * Must have demonstrated competence in the organization and implementation of health education and consultative services. Committed to the provision of high-quality and psychosocial care to women of all ages and stages of development and their families. LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: * Registered Nurse in the State of Florida. * Certified in Basic Life Support (BLS). * Holds Navigator Certification or ONS or attains certification after hire. Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
        Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions. Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Keywords: Holy Cross Family Practice, Fort Lauderdale , RN Patient Navigator - Breast Center, Surgical Oncology, Healthcare , Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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