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Registered Nurse RN Patient Access Coordinator

Company: Banner Health
Location: Tucson
Posted on: June 15, 2019

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  • Registered Nurse RN Patient Access Coordinator





    Job Number

    245252


    Facility

    BUMC-T PBC's


    Department

    C/P-NC Hemonc-Clinic



    Address : Street


    3838 North Campbell Ave, Cancer Center Building 1



    Address : Location


    US-AZ-Tucson


    Work Schedule

    Day


    Position Type

    FT: Full-Time


    Posting Category

    Nursing - Oncology





































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    The future is full of possibilities. At Banner Health, we're excited about what the future holds for health care. That's why we're changing the industry to make the experience the best it can be. Our team has come together with the common goal: Make health care easier, so life can be better. The future of health care starts here. If you're ready to change lives, we want to hear from you. Apply today. Banner -University Medical Center, North Campus in Tucson, is proud to be the only NCI and CoC accredited Comprehensive Cancer Center headquartered in and serving all of Arizona. Our highly trained cancer specialists utilize the most advanced technology. We integrate and compliment care by utilizing a holistic and compassionate approach. We empower our patients to become cancer survivors! As an Oncology Registered Nurse Care Coordinator with Banner University Medical Center, you will be part of a multidisciplinary patient-care team, which includes internationally-renowned medical, hematological, radiation and surgical oncologists as well as nurse practitioners, nurse coordinators, research specialists, psychiatrists, social workers, patient advocates, nutritionists, pharmacists and genetic counselors. In addition, as an Academic Medical Center, we take our research from the laboratory to the clinic, offering cutting edge therapies not available elsewhere, including Phase I Clinical Trials. M-F no weekends, no holidays! Either 4'10s or 5'8s! Your pay and benefits (Total Rewards) are important components of your Journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of benefit plans to help you and your family. We provide health and financial security options so you can focus on being the best at what you do and enjoying your life.













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    About Banner - University Medical Center Tucson PBCsBanner - University Medical Center Tucson is nationally recognized for providing exceptional patient
    care, teaching future health-care professionals and
    conducting groundbreaking research. Also located on
    the campus is Diamond Children's - recognized for its
    specialized pediatric services including neonatal and
    intensive care, emergency medicine and cancer therapies.
    Banner - University Medical Center Tucson is Southern
    Arizona's only Level 1 Trauma Center, meaning we care
    for the most critically injured patients. The hospital is
    consistently listed among the nation's top hospitals in the
    prestigious Best Hospitals ranking by U.S. News & World
    Report. Our nurses' innovative, safe and thoughtful care
    has been recognized with Magnet --- designation from
    the American Nurses Credentialing Center. The hospital's
    physicians are full-time faculty of the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson. Our specialty services
    include comprehensive heart and cancer care, advanced
    neuroscience techniques and a multi-organ transplant
    program. For more information about Tucson, please visit: VisitTucson.org





    About Banner HealthBanner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.













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    Job Summary

    This position provides comprehensive care coordination for the initial patient access process to ensure appropriate care alignment and a smooth and supportive patient experience. This position collaborates with a multi-disciplinary team to ensure timely diagnosis and treatment to optimize patient outcomes.
    Essential Functions
  • Coordinates the initial patient access process, making appropriate referrals and consultations in coordination with physicians and providers. Evaluates the medical necessity, urgency and appropriateness of care, optimizing patient outcomes. Collaborates with the patient and referring physician to solicit information needed to determine appropriate physician alignment for consultation.
  • Assesses the medical records to determine if adequate and appropriate records have been obtained. Determines if additional records and pathology reviews are required for initial consultation and collaborates with appropriate resources to secure needed records and documentation.
  • Assists the patient/family through the initial patient access process, providing support and updates. Stays aware of the patients progression throughout the intake process. Responds to patient requests for information regarding the initial consultation and general questions about the facility, physician and/or available services and resources.
  • Provides support and education to the community physician practices and prospective patients about the referral process. Serves as a resource to other staff members and provides education as needed.
  • Supports process improvement activities for populations of patients to achieve the optimal clinical, financial, operational, and satisfaction outcomes. Participates in staff development to maintain current standards of practice and ensure the highest quality of care.
    Minimum Qualifications

    Must possess a current, valid RN license in state of practice, temporary RN license in state of practice, or compact RN licensure for current state of practice. BLS certification is required. Additional certification or continuing education may be required based on area of practice.

    Requires knowledge as typically obtained through a minimum of three years of current experience in specialty area. Requires excellent organizational skills, effective communication and writing skills, good time management skills and knowledge of word processing and database software applications. Also requires a good understanding of process improvement.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Bachelors degree in nursing or related field is preferred.

    Additional related education and/or experience preferred.















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