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Breast Care RN Specialist - Cancer Care Coordination, Part Time, New Carrollton Admin Building

Location: Hyattsville, MD Additional Locations:

Largo Health Center 1221 Mercantile Ln., 1221 Mercantile Ln., Largo,Maryland, 20774
Gaithersburg Medical Office 655 Watkins Mill Rd., 655 Watkins Mill Rd., Gaithersburg,Maryland, 20879
Tyson's Corner Medical Offices 8008 Westpark Dr., 8008 Westpark Dr., McLean,Virginia, 22102
Job Number: 855105 Date posted: 01/11/2020
Description:
Assists the MAS Region with early identification and individualized management and tracking of breast health for female members. The goal is to improve morbidity and mortality of these women, promote self care, improve member satisfaction, maximize use of resources, and reduce cost, in collaboration with the member/family, radiology, Health Care Team, primary care, and surgery. Facilitate care of women with breast cancer in the regional multidisciplinary clinics and navigate cancer patients through treatment and survivorship

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for coordinating and tracking breast health services including screening, diagnosis, and treatment by radiology and surgery.
  • Tracks all medical center performed normal and abnormal mammograms, surgical consults, biopsies, and surgeries for breast health outcomes.
  • Work with Primary care and Women's Health teams to track and assist members who have care outside of Kaiser. Facilitate with patient to obtain breast imaging, pathology slides and reports to expedite care.
  • Facilitates required diagnostic and follow-up care appointments for women in Breast Health Tracking per MQSA/FDA standards.
  • Collaborates with physicians various methods to communicate to members the results of screening, diagnoses, and required follow-up for breast health tracking via telephone calls, letters, and educational material.
  • Documents in Breast Health Computer System all appropriate information for Breast Health Tracking. Runs various reports from the BH Computer System for physicians, radiology, health care teams, QA dept.
  • Communicates with Primary Care Practitioners-MAPMG and Network regarding coordination of members follow up care including locating and compiling available reports and films for biopsies and needle localization.
  • Communicates and consults with the Radiologists and Surgeons, Oncologists, genetics, case management regarding member treatment plans and/or for member information and questions.
  • Disseminates educational material to members regarding importance of preventive care and specific information about breast health issues both normal and abnormal findings.
  • Develops, implements, and monitors a comprehensive patient self-help education program addressing patient's understanding of risk factors, level of knowledge of signs and symptoms of abnormalities of the breast.
  • Conducts outreach visits to the medical centers staff and members to provide education, follow-up, and support as necessary to provide continuity of care.
  • Practices within ethical and legal guidelines using established policies and procedures for guidance. Abide by HIPPA Guidelines to maintain confidentiality of patient records, information, and departmental activities involving patient information.
  • Participates in the evaluation of patient and practitioner satisfaction survey of Breast Health Tracking Program.
  • Performs other related duties as directed.
  • Basic Qualifications:
    Experience
  • Minimum one (1) year of recent experience in women's health arena or patient navigation required.
  • Minimum three (3) years of clinical experience required.
  • Education
  • Graduation from an accredited registered nursing program.
  • License, Certification, Registration
  • RN with current license in District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia required.
  • BLS certification is required.

  • Additional Requirements:
  • Experience with educating, communicating women's health issues.
  • GW Patient Navigation Program within 3 months of eligibility or hire
  • Proficiency in the use of applicable computer software including Mammography Reporting System (MRS), data base management, excel.
  • Demonstrate flexibility based on the overall needs of the department, including travel to and from Kaiser Permanente Medical Centers and hospitals.
  • Goal Setting/Time Management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong problem solving and decision making skills
  • Motivation/Negotiate
  • Flexibility
  • Decisiveness
  • Commitment to Task/Persistent
  • Creative
  • Patient Advocacy/Customer Focused

  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Minimum two (2) years of OB/GYN, Women's Health, Mammography Tracking or caring for breast cancer patients navigation preferred.
  • Minimum one (1) year of case management or similar experience preferred.
  • BSN or health related field preferred.
  • Experience with educating, communicating health issues.
  • Proficiency in the use of applicable computer software including, data base management, excel.
  • Demonstrate flexibility based on the overall needs of the department, including travel to and from Kaiser Permanente Medical Centers and hospitals.
  • Exceptional Goal Setting/Time Management skills
  • Independent, Self-Motivated, Lifelong learner
  • Excellent verbal and written and telephonic communication skills
  • Strong problem solving and decision- making skills
  • Motivation/Negotiate, Flexibility
  • Decisiveness
  • Commitment to Task/Persistent
  • Creative
  • Patient Advocacy/Customer Focused
  • Certified Oncology Nurse Navigator within 3 years in position
  • Primary Location: Maryland,Hyattsville,New Carrollton Administration 4000 Garden City Dr. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 32 Shift: Variable Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: 7:30AM-10:30AM/Varies Working Hours End: 4:00PM-7:00PM/Varies Job Schedule: Part-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: UFCW - Local 400 Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Nursing Licensed Department: Cancer Care Coordination Travel: Yes, 75 % 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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