Responsible for performing all tasks necessary to develop Survivorship Care Plans for eligible patients and meeting with patients per program guidelines. This includes being the primary contact at the department for the survivorship patient population for any questions of either a clinical or administrative nature, as well as coordinating the scheduling of patient appointments, answering telephone calls, returning messages, and scheduling follow up tests and referrals for patients. This position requires an excellent working relationship with the clinician team and the ability to treat patients with respect, privacy and kindness at all times, even in times of stress. The associate will report outcome data to Cancer Committee for CoC accreditation.
EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree preferred.
SKILLS: Computer knowledge, experience with Windows environment specifically Microsoft Office Word and Excel, keyboarding skills and the ability to operate general office equipment skills required. Ability to read and write in English, bilingual in Spanish preferred.
EXPERIENCE: Three (3) years' experience in related health care field required, preferably in Oncology.
NATURE OF SUPERVISION:
-Responsible to: Cancer Center Director
- Bloodborne pathogen - B
General office environment, frequent contact with patients, VDT exposure.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Long periods of sitting at times. Keyboard usage with sound ergonomic principles. Must be flexible in work schedule.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.