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RN Patient Navigator Breast Service at Hackensack Meridian Health

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Type: Full Time
Location: Hackensack, New Jersey





Job Description:

RN Patient Navigator Breast Service

Job ID

2020-86662

Department

Faculty Practice-Breast Surg P

Site

HMH Physician Services, Inc.

Job Location

US-NJ-Hackensack

Position Type

Full Time with Benefits

Standard Hours Per Week

40

Shift

Day

Shift Hours

8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Weekend Work

No Weekends Required

On Call Work

No On-Call Required

Holiday Work

No Holidays Required

Overview

The Patient Navigator, Breast Surg is an advocate and educator for the breast patient, as well as family members through the breast care/cancer continuum.

Responsibilities

1. Facilitate communication between patients and healthcare providers. 2. Provides education and educational resources to patients and their families. 3. Supports the patient and family in coping with the psychological aspects of breast cancer. 4. Coordinates appointments with providers for timely delivery of diagnostic and therapeutic services. 5. Refers as appropriate to collaborative care areas. 6. Eliminates barriers for patients to optimize care. 7. Provides community education to raise public awareness.

Qualifications

Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: 1. RN, (Associates, Diploma, BSN). 2. 5 years nursing experience in related field (surgery/oncology). 3. Good computer skills. Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred: Licenses and Certifications Required: 1. NJ State Professional Registered Nurse License. Licenses and Certifications Preferred: 1. Certified Breast Patient Navigator in Breast Imaging and Cancer Care.

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