OrangeRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Orange jobs

Breast Navigator

Company: RadNet
Location: Orange
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

The breast navigatorfunctions within the multidisciplinary team as the structure teaching point contact for cancer patientsand their families. The navigator serves as a point of contact for referring physicians, patients, and caregivers, to provide resources regarding accessing clinical and supportive care. The navigator also assists patient's an understanding there are diagnosis, treatment options, and the internal and community resources available.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Serve as a focal point for patients indicated as "high-risk" and/or breast cancer patients

  • Will direct patients to the appropriate resources or research issues.
  • Identifies and triages patients in the high-risk program.
  • Provides nursing support to the breast Health Center by delivering biopsy recommendations based on interpretation by the breast radiologist.
  • Schedule's patientsand manages post-biopsy complications.
  • Notify the patient's physician or provider with positive biopsy results.
  • Delivers the breast cancer diagnosis and is sensitive and timely manner

    Develops, Implements and monitors the High-Risk Navigation

    • Monitors in reviews policies and procedures related to the cancer navigation program.
    • Monitors and maintains a cancer navigator related database to track andreport needs for program development.
    • Develop and maintain aprofileof community resources for cancer patients
    • Research and identify funding sources available for cancer patients such as community and intermittent sources (i.e., grants).
    • Promotesthe program toassureaccess to patients in need of services.
    • Coordinates and/or assists with development of annual reports, resource guidance, and other departmentpublications.
    • Reviews and implements are risk assessment tool for breast cancer patients(IBIS/TC; Ambry).
    • Assists with the tracking and monitoring of with the breast tech aide;center accreditation standards, commission on cancer guidelines.

      PLEASE NOTE: This is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and requirements of the position described above. Other functions may be assigned and management retains the right to add or change duties at any time.

      RadNet is an equal employment opportunity employer and treats all applicants and employees in a fair and non-discriminatory manner without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender-identity, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, citizenship, age, mental or physical disability, veteran/military status, qualified disabled veteran, marital/ domestic partnership status, religious creed, medical condition, sexual orientation, political activity, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


      • Prior clinical exposure in breast imaging as a technologist in mammography or sonography strongly; this is not required as we will train for this role.
      • Prior experience as a breast navigator is preferred
      • Breast Patient Navigator Certification preferred
      • Experience working with a variety of contacts within and outside of the workplace
      • Strong project/program development and management experience preferred
      • Ability to manage group processes and build effective working relationships
      • Knowledge of the overall cancer disease process and treatment options
      • Dynamic and motivating teaching style in individual and group teaching settings
      • Knowledgeable an adult regarding styles in various teaching methods: Ability to deliver educational programs to staff and the community
      • Strong customer service and interpersonal skills including demonstratedstrongphysician relations
      • Knowledge ofHIPPAregulations as they pertain to patient privacy and protected health information
      • Strong organizational skills and ability to work with a minimal amount of supervision and effectively establish work priorities
      • Self-motivated and proven ability to work both independently or effectively as a team with a variety of healthcare specialists
      • Effective problem-solving skills and ability to concentrate in multiple and varied tasks
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills includingproficiency inpublic speaking
      • Experience with multiple computer software programs including Microsoft office as well as PACS/RIS
      • Ability to develop materials involving graphicsandtable

        Pay Range: $30.00 - $34.00 / hr.

Keywords: RadNet, Orange , Breast Navigator, Other , Orange, California

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest California jobs by following @recnetCA on Twitter!

Orange RSS job feeds