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Registered Nurse - Breast Care Coordinator

Company: The Arora Group, Inc.
Location: Cherry Point
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:


The Arora Group, Inc. (AGI) is recruiting an RN - Breast Care Coordinator to work in the Women' s Health Clinic at Naval Health Clinic Cherry Point near Havelock, NC. This is a Part-Time position normally working 20 hours per week normally working 8 hours on Breast Care Clinic Day (which is currently on Wednesday, but subject to change). The remaining 12 hours of services shall be provided on either two or three other weekdays for either 4 or 8 hours between 7: 30 am and 4: 30 pm, Monday through Friday.The specific scheduling of the remaining 12 hours of service shall be coordinated between the superivisor and the RN. Services will not be required on the day of observance of Federal holidays.


DUTIES OF THE RN BREAST CARE COORDINATOR:

  • Perform a full range of RN duties in accordance with assignment under the task order, including: triage; patient assessment and monitoring; use of patient monitoring and treatment equipment; appropriate nursing care, procedures, and treatments; execution of physicians orders within the guidelines of standard nursing practice; documentation of patient care and observations; and patient education and emotional support.
  • Provide professional nursing care in a knowledgeable, skillful, consistent, and continuous manner.
  • Work in a multidisciplinary setting to manage and coordinate the clinical and administrative activities for breast health over the continuum of care from wellness to illness; and to facilitate early detection, reduce the incidence, and reduce the mortality of, breast cancer.
  • Utilize all available resources and means with an interdisciplinary collaboration to maximize the number of screening mammograms for the catchment area beneficiaries and target population. Some interventions will include the coordination and distribution of wellness letters and telephone or direct contact follow-up with patients who require mammograms. Use breast cancer risk assessment tools to assist the provider in identifying those patients at high risk for breast cancer and who require further and more frequent health care intervention.
  • Plan, develop, and implement a comprehensive Breast Cancer Awareness Program. This program shall focus on breast care education and training for health care providers and breast cancer educational and awareness activities for the target population. This program can include using available resources from the command, community, and other military treatment facilities and should be based on learning needs. The program should include at least one class per year for the providers and one event for the target population/beneficiaries.
  • Collaborate with members of the health care team to assist the patient who has breast-related health issues to include but not limited to: making follow-up appointments and visits (in-house, other military treatment facilities, network); ordering and obtaining results of diagnostic tests; scheduling appointments; preparing packages (pathology reports, pathology slides, radiologic/imaging films); completing forms needed for care; ordering prosthetic services/bras/wigs; arranging resources and groups for emotional support; arranging transportation; arranging home health assessments and support for family members and significant others.
  • Participate in performance improvement activities related to breast health such as on teams, committees, and in video/telephone-conferences. Maintain and track measures of effectiveness for mammogram rate, provider education, and level of awareness in the target population. Provide and present data to appropriate individuals and/or groups such as the Tumor Registrar, Population Health Team, and the Breast Cancer Program Committee to facilitate improvement strategies and establish best business practices and standards of care.
  • Coordinate publicity, employ marketing strategies, and collaborate with the command and air station Public Affairs Officers to facilitate advertisement and ensure maximum participation in educational and awareness activities for both the health care provider and beneficiaries/target population throughout the catchment area.
  • Participate in professional organizations including participation in at least one annual national conference appropriate to job function to be funded by the Government within reasonable cost and availability.
  • Use a variety of computer software, to include Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Access to enter, retrieve, and query data, develop charts and graphs, interpret medical care criteria, and complete end-of-day administrative tasks.


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Have education as follows: Either (a), a bachelor s degree in Nursing; or (b) a diploma graduate in Nursing; or (c) an associate degree in Nursing from an accredited university.
  • Graduate from a college or university accredited by National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC), or The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). In lieu of graduation from an NLNAC or CCNE accredited program, the nurse may be a graduate from a State Board of Nursing or accredited nursing program.
  • Possess current unrestricted license to practice as a registered nurse in one of the fifty states, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, or the U.S. Virgin Islands.
  • Possess a minimum of 2 years experience as an RN, with at least 6 months of those in a woman s health, health promotion and/or educational/teaching setting.
  • Possess computer skills sufficient to perform the duties of the position.
  • Maintain current BLS (American Heart or American Red Cross) hands-on certification.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen (for access to Gov' t computer systems)


COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:

  • Competitive pay
  • Prorated equivalent of 10 days PTO and 10 Federal holidays paid in cash.
  • Paid Sick Leave at 1 hr for every 30 hours worked.


EOE/AA M/F/Dis/Vet

Keywords: The Arora Group, Inc., Jacksonville , Registered Nurse - Breast Care Coordinator, Other , Cherry Point, North Carolina

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