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Breast Care Coordinator RN - PRN, Glenlake Medical Center

Location: Atlanta, GA Additional Locations:
Job Number: 832314 Date posted: 10/09/2019
Description:
The Breast Care Coordinator is responsible for the facilitation of breast care for a specific member population in Kaiser Permanente.
The job exists to monitor, facilitate and manage the member-s breast care and ultimately to address all women-s health issues. This coordinator is responsible for maintaining an interactive departmental program to support the Breast Center.

Essential Functions:
- Maintains an interactive departmental program to support the Breast Center.
- Develops and maintains relationships with outside providers and hospitals to insure the success of the center.
- Develops and facilitates educational programs for patients and professionals
- Case management of patients through the continuum of care
- Responsible for the quality and success of the Breast Center
- Is an advocate for breast health issues and will promote Kaiser Permanente-s Thrive philosophy.
- Responsible for identifying and intervening in breast and women-s health issues
- Has an understanding of complex physiological and psychological dimensions of care of the client and family being served.
- Coordinates the scheduling of stereotactic biopsies in patients identified by radiology as having microcalcifications requiring biopsy.
- Contacts and counsels the above patients concerning the biopsy i.e. why it is being recommended, what to expect during the
- procedure, etc.
- Schedules biopsy date and informs patient of date and prep instructions.
- Coordinates the transfer of films and ensures that films are available on date of biopsy
- Notifies patients of their biopsy results & ensures that patient sees a surgeon as indicated.
- Resource for newly diagnosed breast cancer patients - provide information regarding support groups, web sites, etc.
- Point of contact for established breast cancer patients for ongoing care, prosthesis, undergarments, wigs, etc.
- Maintains up to date knowledge of current activities in the field of breast health
- Assists in the ongoing development and implementation of the breast health program
- Ensures quality patient care consistent with our mission and goals
- Maintains logs; submits reports and logs as requested; ensures that breast health tracking is maintained
- Consistent demonstration of a strong customer service orientation
- Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
- Flexibility with job duties, location and schedule
- Dependability in attendance and punctuality
- Attend meetings as needed
- Responds to member questions and concerns and acts as a member advocate for their service needs within Kaiser Permanente,
- resolving issues at the lowest possible level
- Assists with the development and maintenance of a resource library for breast education. Provides patient education
- Develop community contacts with associated hospitals, associated agencies, etc. (American Cancer Society, local support
- groups, etc).
- Provides emotional support and coordination of care for breast cancer patients and their families
- Performs other duties as assigned, according to the needs of the business

Basic Qualifications:
- Current license as a Professional Registered Nurse in Georgia
- Completion of Customer Service Assessment - distributed through H.R.
- Basic Life Support required.
- Seven (7) to eight (8) years previous nursing experience.
- Experience in a related field i.e. surgical practice, women-s health
- Knowledge of breast abnormalities and treatments
- Computer literacy

Preferred Qualifications:
- Demonstrated ability in interpersonal skills.
- Demonstrated ability in verbal and written communication skills.
- Demonstrated active listening skills.
- Demonstrated ability to maintain a new program.
- Knowledge of Breast Health Tracking system and Radiology BIRADS coding.



Primary Location: Georgia,Atlanta,Glenlake Medical Offices 20 Glenlake Pkwy. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: 7:00 AM Working Hours End: 4:00 PM Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: UFCW - Local 1996 Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Nursing Licensed Department: Breast Care Center Travel: Yes, 100 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

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