Breast Imaging Navigator at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 1/1/2021

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Breast Imaging Navigator AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Location Address: 
Santa Fe Building (Cancer Center)

9301 W 74th St, Merriam, KS 66204, Suite 100


Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

  • Immediate Health Benefits issued day one of Hire
  • Received Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in January 2019
  • Providing faith-based, whole person care to Kansas City since 1962
  • Excellent health benefits, an onsite childcare center and fitness facility  
  • Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Largest health care provider in Johnson County with three campuses
Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time Days
Monday – Friday

8:00AM – 5:00PM
You Will Be Responsible For:                     
  • Responsible for knowing all policies, procedures and protocols of the Breast Center and Cancer Center.
  • Facilitate the navigation of patients, as the single point of contact, through the imaging/cancer pathway.  Ensure efficient and coordinated services through the screening, diagnosis, treatment and support/educational services.
  • Verify accuracy of order and ensure it is scanned into medical record prior to testing
  • Assist with facilitating an evidence-based, multidisciplinary, multi-specialty approach to breast cancer care throughout the diagnostic continuum.  
  • Establish and maintain positive open communication (verbal and written) and relationships with; referring physicians, surgeons, radiologists, radiation oncologists and medical oncologist to provide quality care to patients with cancer health concerns.  Ensures communication with referring physician happens through each stage of the patient’s treatment
  • Ensure contact of referring clinician when patients are found to need further diagnostic evaluation and/or breast biopsy.

What You Will Need:
  • Associate degree
  • 3+ years of Diagnostic Imaging Scheduling Experience
  • In-depth clinical knowledge in oncology/radiology scheduling.
  • Certified medical assistant preferred
  • LPN preferred
  • Radiologic Technician preferred
  • Patient navigation certification preferred
Job Summary:

This position is under the direct supervision of the Oncology Business Operations Manager.  The Imaging Navigator is responsible for coordination across the full continuum of care from screening to detection, diagnosis, treatment and survivorship follow up.  The overall goal is to ensure patients are effectively and efficiently navigated through the health care system receiving appropriate physician support and educational services throughout their journey.  The Imaging Navigator functions as a liaison for management staff, administration, physicians, managed care companies, community organizations and other customers.  The Imaging Navigator will interface with the breast health team and assist with the coordination of all aspects of screening mammography, diagnostic imaging, clinical evaluation, support services and education for women receiving services in the Breast Center.  The Imaging Navigator serves as a primary point of intake; ensuring patients have appropriate, timely medical and supportive services.  In addition, this position supports:  data collection, tumor board processes/participation and marketing/ community outreach efforts.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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