Registered Nurse Oncology Breast Navigator FT Days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 11/20/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Date Posted:
    11/20/2020
  • Job ID:
    20026730
  • Job Family
    Nursing
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Description

Registered Nurse AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Location Address: 9301 west 74th Street # 100, Shawnee Mission, KS 66204

 

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

  • 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 child care center and fitness facility  

  • Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Largest health care provider in Johnson County with three campuses

  • On-site, covered, free parking

Work Hours/Shift:
Full Time, Days
 
You Will Be Responsible For:
  • Has extensive knowledge of breast cancer screening, diagnosis and treatment

  • Communicates and collaborates with mammography techs, radiology staff and physicians to provide excellent care

  • Provides protection in accordance with prescribed safety standards

  • Notifies patients that need to return for further imaging and schedules their appointments

  • Informs and educates patients about their breast imaging results

  • Assists radiologist in consenting patients for biopsy procedures

  • Educates patient about post-biopsy home care

  • Proficient in use of Breast Center Access Database

  • Tracks/documents data for National Consortium of Breast Centers Quality Program and National Accreditation Program for Breast Center accreditation

  • Provides mammography tracking vendor, Mammologix, with data needed for tracking

  • Provides education, support and assistance to patients diagnosed with breast cancer

  • Advocates for patients to remove any barriers and ensure timely access to care/treatment

  • Acts as liaison to referring physician practices

  • Prepares and sends breast cancer notebook to newly diagnosed breast cancer patients

  • Contacts patients diagnosed with breast cancer to assess psychosocial needs and assist with logistics of specialist appointments and other aspects of care

  • Maintains current knowledge of community resources for breast cancer patients and their families

  • Promotes breast cancer screening and  Breast Center services internally and externally

  • Accepts and completes other duties as assigned


Qualifications
What You Will Need:
  • Breast cancer diagnosis and treatment

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Resources available for breast cancer patients

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • 2 to 5 Years of Position-Related Experience

     

Navigates SMMC breast cancer patients through their diagnosis and treatment ensuring timely services. The nurse navigator will meet with patients/families to provide emotional support and guidance before their biopsy and through end-stage disease if necessary. The nurse will provide medical information, education, and knowledge of referring resources. She will be responsible for facilitating rapid scheduling and follow-ups on patients. The nurse navigator will promote the Navigator program and cancer prevention, detection and treatment awareness to the community through presentations and participation in cancer related organizations. She will attend appropriate programs, health fairs and events as needed and make presentations to appropriate groups. She will assist the Breast Center Manager in planning developing and implementing new or expanded programs/services.


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

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