Care Coordinator - WellSpan Cardiology - York - Full Time

York, PA | Physician Practices | Tracking Code: 50729

General Summary:


Under general supervision, coordinates all aspects of treatment, evaluation, support services and education for cancer
patients. Coordinates clinical documentation from referring and treating physicians for each patient.


Duties and Responsibilities:

1 Provides initial intake phone contact with cancer and/or symptomatic patients.
2 Introduces patient to the Health System.
3 Serves as a consistent contact for patient/family throughout the process of diagnosis and treatment.
4 Provides individualized information, support, and education regarding cancer.
5 Coordinates appointments for consultations and physician visits.
6 Notifies primary care and specialty care providers when patient is admitted to the Hospital.
7 Follows patient via contact with inpatient nursing staff.
8 Participates in interdisciplinary nursing rounds for inpatients (discharge planning process).
9 Reinforces pre- and post-operative instructions and provides further education as appropriate.
10 Maintains two way communication with providers offices in order to improve the process of coordinating care for cancer patients.
11 Reports outcome of nursing/patient care/coordination activities to Oncology Service Line leadership.
12 Identifies patient and/or provider needs and develops quality programs to meet those needs. Ensures delivery of quality
services for patients.
13 Collaborates with outreach/education coordinators for all service lines in the preparation and delivery of community and
professional education programs.
14 Collaborates with research team in clinical trials enrollment and data collection.
15 Assists providers in teaching breast self-examination (BSE), as appropriate.
16 Serves as a resource to cancer support groups and other activities.
17 Revises and monitors educational materials to insure that they are coordinated, understandable, and meet the PFEAT
standards.
18 Protects patient confidentiality by promoting professional staff communications.


Required Skills
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Registration and current RN license in PA
Required Experience
  • 3 - 5 years nursing experience

About WellSpan
Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 140 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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