Lung Cancer Coordinator - Cancer Care Support - M-F Days

The Tampa General Hospital Foundation Inc Tampa , FL 33602

Posted 5 months ago

Facility Profile

Tampa General Hospital (TGH) is a private not-for-profit hospital and one of the most comprehensive medical facilities in West Central Florida serving a dozen counties with a population in excess of 4 million. As one of the largest hospitals in Florida, TGH is licensed for 1,007 beds, and with more than 8,000 employees, is one of the region's largest employers.

TGH is the area's only level I trauma center and one of just four burn centers in Florida. With five medical helicopters* we transport critically injured or ill patients from 23 surrounding counties to receive the advanced care they need.

The hospital is home to one of the busiest solid organ transplant centers in the country. TGH is a nationally designated comprehensive stroke center, and has a 32-bed Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit. Other outstanding centers include cardiovascular, orthopedics, high risk and normal obstetrics, urology, ENT, endocrinology, and the Children's Medical Center, which features a nine-bed pediatric intensive care unit, pediatric kidney transplant services and one of just three outpatient pediatric dialysis units in the state. As the region's leading safety net hospital, Tampa General is committed to providing area residents with excellent and compassionate health care ranging from the simplest to the most complex medical services.

Tampa General Hospital was named the #1 hospital in Tampa Bay by U.S. News & World Report, 2018-19, and recognized as one of America's Best Hospital's in six medical specialties:

Diabetes & Endocrinology, Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, Nephrology, Orthopedics, Pulmonology and Urology. Tampa General Hospital has been designated a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the highest recognition for nursing excellence. TGH is accredited by The Joint Commission and was awarded disease-specific certification in six medical specialties. TGH is also accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).

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Job Summary

Coordinates activities related to a variety of pulmonary diseases, largely in the outpatient setting. Specific diseases include pulmonary nodules, lung cancer,

tobacco addiction, and related problems. An important aspect of this position involves excellent interpersonal relationships with patients, physicians, ability to

process and analyze data, scheduling services and the ability to determine patient eligibility for lung cancer screening testing (reviewing Medical Records for Past Medical History/Smoking History etc.) Coordinates additional work up for patients based on treatment planning- including diagnostic procedures,

lung resections and/or adding patients to Lung Tumor Board; schedules and facilitates testing and navigating patients within the TGH/TGMG System.
20% Patient Care as RN
20% Networking, Relationship Building
40% Chart Review & Analytics
20% Navigating Patients

Required Skills

Must have a Bachelors in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited School of Nursing with licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse by the State of Florida. Three years related work experience required. Demonstrated history as a highly self-motivated and results oriented professional; excellent oral, written and presentation skills; excellent interpersonal skills; the ability to plan, direct, implement, and evaluate simultaneous projects; strong organizational skills; and the ability to work at a fast pace and respond in a timely manner to numerous requests is required.



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Lung Cancer Coordinator - Cancer Care Support - M-F Days

The Tampa General Hospital Foundation Inc