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LUNG PATIENT NAVIGATOR

Company: Southern Illinois Healthcare
Location: Paducah
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Your Career. Our Company. Together, We Grow.

At Southern Illinois Healthcare (SIH), we realize that in order to provide our surrounding communities with excellent care, we must begin by providing our employees with that same care and appreciation. We offer rich opportunities to develop and grow professionally, an environment of excellence in patient care, and the awareness that everything we accomplish is a direct outgrowth of the superb efforts and dedication of our employees.

As a non-profit system of almost 4000 employees, we have won national acclaim for our cancer, cardiac, stroke, bariatric, breast imaging, and rehabilitation services.

Responsible for coordination of care for lung patient population.
Responsibilities Serves as a clinical coordinator in all aspects of lung cancer screening program and lung nodule clinic patients and families navigate the health care system.
Provides initial eligibility determination and documents pre-screening data required for patients-------- entry to program.
Assists physicians in coordination of care of lung screening and nodule clinic patients with SIH Imaging Services.
Provides patients with smoking cessation education and resources/referrals as appropriate.
Refers patients to other community resources, as necessary.
Provides ongoing navigation for patients receiving low dose CT screening and any follow up or additional testing needed.
Reviews and reports all results with physician.
Documents, tracks, and reports accurately all data required internally and externally (Lung Cancer Screening Registry) timely.
Communicates written treatment completion information to the Primary Care and/or referring physician if screening results and follow up plan as indicated by physician.
Provides on-going documentation of nurse navigation activities on each patient, including the time involved in these activities.
Assists in the development, documentation and analysis of program performance.
Serves as a clinical resource to Intake Specialists.
Collaborates with other department members to facilitate effective scheduling of imaging and interventional procedures as needed.
Returns Southern Illinois Lung Cancer Screening phone messages and other communication within 24 hours.
Make financial counseling referrals as needed.
Coordinate with Lung Cancer Nurse Navigators upon positive pathology.
Develop & Implement a tracking system for screening and nodule follow up as physician indicates.
Qualifications LPN license.
Current Illinois LPN licensure
Technical Experience: 2 years

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PandoLogic. Keywords: Patient Navigator, Location: Paducah, KY - 42001

Keywords: Southern Illinois Healthcare, Clarksville , LUNG PATIENT NAVIGATOR, Other , Paducah, Tennessee

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