Nebraska Methodist Health System Lung Screening Data Coord I in Omaha, Nebraska
Purpose of Job
Coordinates patient records for current lung cancer program. Assists with ongoing patient participation requirements.
Associate's Degree in business or health-related field required.
Bachelor's Degree preferred.
Equivalent work experience may be substituted for degree requirements.
Prior experience utilizing computer applications for word processing, accessing databases, internet research, and emailing required.
Healthcare experience preferred.
Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Knowledge of medical concepts and terminology.
Ability to multi-task and prioritize work tasks.
Ability to utilize critical thinking skills to determine best course of action in order to reach works goals.
Ability establish effective working relationships with co-workers, physicians, and patients/family members.
Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force.
Not necessary for the position (0%):
Occasionally Performed (1%-33%):
Frequently Performed (34%-66%):
Constantly Performed (67%-100%):
Chemical agents (Toxic, Corrosive, Flammable, Latex)
Explosives (pressurized gas)
Radiation Alpha, Beta and Gamma (particles such as X-ray, Cat Scan, Gamma Knife, etc)
Radiation Non-Ionizing (Ultraviolet, visible light, infrared and microwaves that causes injuries to tissue or thermal or photochemical means)
Mechanical moving parts/vibrations
Biological agents (primary air born and blood born viruses) (Jobs with Patient contact) (BBF)
Physical hazards (noise, temperature, lighting, wet floors, outdoors, sharps) (more than ordinary office environment)
Essential Job Functions
Essential Functions I
Prepares and completes data submission appropriately as required by American College of Radiology (ACR) protocols.
Prepares and completes data submission forms as required.
Retrieves data appropriately from source documents for data entry.
Verifies source documentation matches data submitted.
Queries are answered in an accurate and timely manner.
Follow up forms to be submitted monthly.
Review reports from ACR to ensure that data submission is current and accurate.
Retrieves, assembles, and maintains patient records to meet ACR/Screening standards.
Evaluates new patient referrals for eligibility for screening according to current national health guidelines.
Is Familiar with and follows Lung Screening eligibility requirements.
Collects required data from patients for submission to ACR.
Assists with ongoing subject participation requirements.
Confirms shared decision making visit with PCP completed and order obtained.
Collaborates with patient to schedule LDCT (low dose CT scan).
Coordinates follow-up appointments, as needed, to ensure proper exams, tests, and pathology specimens are completed and submitted, as required by ACR.
Provides smoking cessation information and refers patients to the National Quit Line.
Collaborates with subjects, physicians, nursing staff, and other healthcare professionals to ensure overall satisfaction.
Provides written report of CT scan to patient and provider.
Schedules annual exams to ensure participant compliance.
Utilizes Lung Screening database to facilitate retrieval and communication of information.
Relays information to clinic staff and other departments as appropriate.
Maintains open communication with other departments in the health system.
Enters patient information into the database.
Performs skills competently and independently to assure patient safety.
Is accountable to learn new skills and equipment within the area's specifications and time frames.
Able to competently perform technical skills independently.
Works independently and is self-directed.
Demonstrates professional investment in departmental growth.
Joins GO2 Screening Centers of Excellence and reviews recommendations for continued improvement, maintaining our certification.
Essential Functions II
Participates in mandatory in-services and/or CE programs as mandated by policies and procedures/external agencies and as directed by management.
Follows and understands the mission, vision, core values, Employee Standards of Behavior and company policies/procedures.
Other duties as assigned.