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Patient Navigator | Cancer Care Institute | Full Time 40 Hours

Rapid City, SD Full time 21_399

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Job Category

Patient Services

Job Family

Patient Support

Department

CCI Clinic

Scheduled Weekly Hours

40

Shift

Employee Type

Regular

Job Summary

The Patient Navigator assumes responsibility and accountability for the management of resources through interdisciplinary collaboration to achieve optimal outcomes for patients. The Patient Navigator consistently employs patient and family-centered care to promote safety, quality, and satisfaction.

Job Description

Essential Functions:
●Analyzes patient diagnosis and relates information to physician and clinical team.
●Builds awareness in the patient of all available services, assists in clarifying choices and ensures unrestricted access to all services.
●Contacts all patients referred to introduce self and program to understand needs (family support, socioeconomic status, etc.) and answer questions/concerns.
●Coordinates patient information with community physicians and customizes patient schedules.
●Initiates meetings and/or makes arrangements with support departments to meet the needs of patients; finance, counseling, social services/child issues, etc.
●Initiates meetings/communications with physician offices or related professional personnel to build or maintain communication to increase awareness and/or address processes for the patient navigator program, Organizes and helps create plan customized for each patient referred; scheduling, supportive resources (i.e. counseling, dietician, wig services), and post-treatment resources (i.e. support groups).
●Participates with multidisciplinary team meetings discussing future and present patient cases and collaborates efforts to meet needs identified.
●The Navigator coordinates data, community physicians, and Regional Health resources into a seamless model of access and care benefiting patients, participating physicians, and family members.
●Develops and promotes standardized training and documentation in the applicable field
●Assists with developing health protocols and clinical practice guidelines.
●Provides data, facilitation, and consultation as required.
●All other duties as assigned.

Additional Requirements

Required:
Education - High School Diploma/GED Equivalent in General Studies

Preferred:
Experience - 1+ years of Healthcare Experience
Education - Bachelors degree in Related Field

Physical Requirements:
Light work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

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