Breast Health Coordinator - LPN

   *   LPN licensure

   *   Computer skills                                  

  *   Ability to understand breast health and navigate patient

  *  Work effectively with members of the health care team

  *   Communicate effectively

  *   Act as a patient resource and advocate

  *   Provides education and counseling for individuals and groups with breast disease as well as  for preventive health under the direction of nursing, providers, and site leadership

  *   Documents education in the patient EMR

  *   Alerts nursing or provider about patient issues that may be identified during sessions via the EMR or in person documenting such

 *   Proactively performs outreach to patients for preventive screenings

 *   Identifies patients with gaps in care

 *   In collaboration with the health care team, identifies patients that require follow up regarding abnormal results, preventive, no show or other; contacts the patient and documents the outcome of this intervention in the EMR

 *   Schedules appointments for patients based on outreach activity or follow up interventions

 *   Attends daily huddles with the health care team

 *   Identifies barriers to care and directs the patient to the appropriate source for assistance

 *   Collects and maintains statistics regarding interventions with the patient and works with the appropriate source to create meaningful reports

 *   Reports health interventions and trends as required

 *   Works collaboratively with radiology, oncology and breast navigator to coordinate patient flow and care

*   Works as part of the breast center team above to identify barriers to care and work to resolve

*   Demonstrates excellent customer service, professionalism, sensitivity towards patients and coworkers

*   Can critically think to identify and resolve issues

*   Works on special projects or health initiatives as assigned

*   Regards themselves as integral to the breast health team, identifies and supports efforts for  continuing performance improvement opportunities

Position Requirements:

*  This position requires a minimum formal education of Associate Degree or certification equivalent and a minimum of 3 years job-related experience.

Desired (not required) criteria include:  Registered Professional Nurse preferred

New York State Licensed Practical Nurse 

*  Previous ambulatory experience, preferably in Women's Health