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Oncology Patient Coordinator

Medical University of South Carolina

Medical University of South Carolina

Charleston, SC, USA
Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Job Description Summary

The Oncology Patient Care Coordinator serves as initial contact for patients, families and referring providers to connect with Hollings Cancer Center services. This role is instrumental in facilitating timely, multidisciplinary care and obtaining records needed for a meaningful new patient experience. The Oncology Patient Coordinator works closely with Nurse Navigators and the multidisciplinary disease specific teams.

Entity

Medical University Hospital Authority (MUHA)

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type​

Regular

Cost Center

CC000248 CHS - Administration - Hollings Ambulatory (Main)

Pay Rate Type

Hourly

Pay Grade

Health-22

Scheduled Weekly Hours

40

Work Shift

Job Description

The Oncology Patient Care Coordinator at MUSC Hollings Cancer Center reports to the Navigation & Supportive Services Director. Under indirect supervision, the Oncology Patient Care Coordinator offers individualized assistance to patients and caregivers to assist in overcoming healthcare system barriers. This role promotes informed decision making and timely access to quality patient care while providing a vital link in communication between multidisciplinary providers both internal and external to MUSC during initial treatment planning.

Additional Job Description

Bachelor degree from an accredited university and two years of healthcare experience or high school diploma and 5 years of job experience in referral management, oncology navigation or patient access. In addition, the applicant must have considerable knowledge of complex medical terminology, strong interpersonal skills, ability to establish and maintain collaborative relationships both internally and externally, strong organizational skills, ability to rapidly prioritize/reprioritize, strong verbal and written communication skills, ability to work autonomously and in teams, critical-thinking skills, and ability to multi-task.

If you like working with energetic enthusiastic individuals, you will enjoy your career with us!

The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.

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