We Are Hiring
Coord-Patient Access Lung Program, Full-Time,Day - Southeast Wisconsin
Why Join Ascension?
Ascension Wisconsin operates 24 hospital campuses and more than 100 related healthcare facilities from Racine to Eagle River. Ascension Wisconsin employs more than 1,300 primary and specialty care clinicians. Ascension Wisconsin is a faith-based healthcare organization that has been serving the state since 1848. In FY2018, Ascension Wisconsin provided more than $292 million in community benefit, including care of persons living in poverty.
Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.
What You Will Do
The Coordinator-Patient Access, Lung Program manages the data and patient care coordination of the lung nodule program. They identify patients within the healthcare system that have high-risk lung nodules, coordinate a multidisciplinary team review, and ensure appropriate follow up and communication of recommendations.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to:
Identifies patients with incidental lung nodules and enters into database
Prepares cases for multidisciplinary review at lung nodule conference
Communicates with physicians and care providers recommendations
Responsible for database management – manage all aspects of the high risk / lung nodule database including data entry input of all patient management activities and statistical reporting
Performs program Quality assessment checks, audits, and reviews
Performs patient follow up management for patients in program, uses database to ensure appropriate follow up appointments are scheduled and kept as recommended.
Connects patients with Cancer Navigation team as appropriate
Provide updates on program activity, statistics and recommendations for program enhancements.
The ideal candidate will possess the ability to take initiative and work independently with minimum supervision. Strong organizational skills required.Demonstrates attention to detail. Excellent communication skills required to interact with all levels of Clinic personnel.
What You Will Need
Previous relevant experience in healthcare is preferred. Previous experience in Pulmonary Medicine, Oncology or Diagnostic Imaging is preferred.
Equal Employment Opportunity
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