Care Coordinator (Wellspan VNA) - Franklin County - Part Time (Days)

Gettysburg, PA | Nursing | Tracking Code: 53392

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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
18 Protects patient confidentiality by promoting professional staff communications.

Required Skills

Minimum Education

Bachelor's Degree



Minimum Experience

3 - 5 years nursing experience



Req Cert/Registration

Registration and current RN license in PA




Other Proven outstanding interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to function as a team player

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

Established in 1800, Adams County includes the borough of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Home to more than 100,000 residents, the town is a mecca for Civil War history buffs and visitors who come to tour the Gettysburg National Battlefield, Gettysburg National Military Park and see the annual Civil War reenactment.

Also located here is Gettysburg College, which has a strong academic reputation in liberal arts. The county is steeped in heritage, and offers a peaceful, country atmosphere, yet is a convenient drive to Washington, D.C., Baltimore, MD and Harrisburg, PA. The area's diversity attracts a lively local music scene, and his home to numerous restaurants and wineries, fresh-produce markets, a ski resort and more. Adams County residents can find local employment in healthcare, tourism, agriculture and manufacturing. (Patient population: 102,000)

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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