Employees of Saint Barnabas Medical Center are committed to exemplifying the Standards of - Exceptional Communication, Compassionate Care, Outstanding Teamwork, Professional Integrity and Ownership & Accountability- creating an environment of CompassionateCare,HealthcareExcellence andSuperiorService (CCHESS) for all that enter our facility. If you share the commitment, dedication and drive meet the CCHESS challenge, we welcome your application.
The Breast Surgical Patient Navigator, for the Center for Breast Health and Disease Management at Saint Barnabas Medical Center, will work as part of a multidisciplinary team as an advocate and educator for the newly diagnosed breast cancer patient, expediting access to care. The Navigator will facilitate and coordinate patient's surgical appointments and follow up, provide education and support as well as identify barriers to care and facilitate coordination of care with resources. The breast surgical patient navigator will bridge services to our medical oncology and radiation oncology services, facilitating communication and coordination of care.
The Breast Surgical Patient Navigator will coordinate breast cancer surgical survivorship, maintaining data for distribution of care plans, coordinate genetic testing and follow up resources, develop, plan and implement outreach programs for local community. Develop, plan and implement breast cancer education programs for consumers and patients. Participate in breast cancer health and fundraising community events.
The Breast Surgical Patient Navigator will be an integral part of the oncology services team, providing program support, as well as serving on the Cancer Committee and involved in the breast cancer accreditation process.
Registered Nurse with BSN required
3-5 years' experience in management of the oncology patient
National breast certification preferred
National oncology certification preferred
Knowledge of breast cancer, its prevention, diagnosis, and treatment
Excellent organizational ability
Independent, creative and critical thinker
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Effective teaching and counseling skills
Ability to work collaboratively with multidisciplinary care team
Ability to effectively coordinate, implement and monitor care management process and treatment plans
Flexibility to responding to changing system needs
Proven track record of compassionate care & superior service and a commitment to providing healthcare excellence...always.
Barnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Since 1865, Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC), located at 94 Old Short Hills Road in Livingston, is New Jersey's oldest nonprofit, nonsectarian hospital. The 597-bed institution is one of the largest health care providers in the state, treating more than 35,500 inpatients and over 84,000 Emergency Department patients each year. The Medical Center and the Saint Barnabas Ambulatory Care Center provide treatment and services for more than 300,000 outpatient visits annually.
The Medical Staff is comprised of more than 1,600 physicians in 100 medical and surgical specialties and there are over 3,400 employees. As a teaching institution, we have nine residency programs and one fellowship in Mammography and a shared Nephrology fellowship with Newark Beth Israel. There are a total of 154 residents and fellows.
Among Saint Barnabas' nationally recognized facilities are The Burn Center, the only certified burn treatment facility in the state; the Barnabas Health Care System Renal and Pancreas Transplant Division, one of the most active transplant programs in the country; The Saint Barnabas Heart Centers, a world-class cardiac surgery program in affiliation with Newark Beth Israel Medical Center; The Neurology and Neurosurgery Program which is the only program in New Jersey to be ranked by US News and World Report as a Top Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery. It is led by an unprecedented team of experts dedicated to diagnosing and treating disorders of the brain and nervous system; the Regional Perinatal Center, providing care for high-risk and critically ill infants in New Jersey's leading Level III, a 56-bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit; comprehensive Pediatric Services including a dedicated intensive care unit; The Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, designated by the American Society of Bariatric Surgery; a nationally accredited Chest Pain Center, The Center for Sleep Disorders; The Comprehensive Stroke Center at Saint Barnabas; extensive services in robotic and minimally-invasive surgery, The Institute for Reproductive Medicine and Science at Saint Barnabas, the widely recognized assisted reproductive technology program; and comprehensive cancer programs and services that includes one of the largest Radiation Oncology programs in northern New Jersey and a highly-specialized Gastrointestinal Cancer Center of Excellence.
Welcome to Barnabas Health, New Jersey’s largest integrated health care delivery system. It includes Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville; Community Medi...cal Center in Toms River; Kimball Medical Center in Lakewood; Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch; Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark; Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Center in Toms River; and Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston. The System also includes the Barnabas Health Outpatient Centers with the Barnabas Health Ambulatory Care Center in Livingston and the Saint Barnabas Family Imaging and Breast Center in Bedminster; ambulatory care facilities, geriatric centers, a state-wide behavioral health network and comprehensive home care and hospice programs.Barnabas Health's 19,600 employees (second largest private employer in the state) and 4,750 physicians (one-fourth of N.J. practicing physicians), and 450 residents provide treatment and services for more than 225,000 inpatients and same day surgery patients, 451,000 Emergency Department patients and over 1.5 million outpatients each year, and deliver more than 17,500 babies annually.Among our nationally recognized services and facilities are New Jersey’s only certified burn treatment facility; world-class cardiac surgery services for adults and pediatrics; the state’s oldest, most experienced center for heart transplants, ranked in top 10 by volume in the nation; New Jersey’s only lung transplant program; two kidney transplant centers which are among the largest in the nation with 35 years of experience; six certified chest pain centers by the American Society of Chest Pain Centers; three Joint Commission-accredited Primary Stroke Centers, one Comprehensive state-accredited Stroke Center, and three state-accredited Primary Stroke Centers.Our renowned services also include the most comprehensive robotic surgery service in the region with cardiothoracic surgery, general surgery, adult and pediatric urology, gynecology, and gynecologic oncology; a highly respected neurology and neurosurgery program; a widely recognized reproductive medicine and science program; nationally recognized geriatric services; comprehensive cancer services, providing patients with state-of-the-art technology and cutting-edge treatment options through participation in clinical research trials; three Valerie Fund Children’s Centers for Cancer and Blood Disorders; renowned women’s and children’s services, including Children's Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and The Children’s Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center; and New Jersey’s only neonatal ECMO program for life-support.Throughout Barnabas Health, our dedicated physicians, nurses and health professionals are committed to providing the highest quality of patient care and health education to the community and the region.