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Patient Advocate

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Macon, GA, United States
Job ID: 20587
Job Family: Professional Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 12011053132946-Oncology Outreach
Location: 0200

Overview

Job Summary:

Cancer Life is a multidisciplinary group of healthcare specialists dedicated to the prevention and treatment of cancer. Services are provided by embracing personalized care that results in healing and improvement of the quality of life for patients and their families.

Comprehensive and compassionate care is provided through a collaborative, multidisciplinary team approach. To support that team approach, the patient advocate extender will provide information, support, encouragement, and assistance in overcoming barriers to receiving cancer care by serving as a guide to patients and their families throughout their cancer journey. The Patient Navigator Extender works under the direction of the CLC Patient Advocate Nurse to help with individual patients, provide assistance with patients’ issues, and handle difficult discussions with patient’s facing complex issues of advanced disease.  

What is required:
Bachelor's degree in a related field and one (1) year of related experience required, preferably in a healthcare setting.
T
he ideal candidate will possess experience in a patient care clinical or medical environment.