Start your career at Memorial Sloan Kettering and youll find yourself quickly making a difference in the lives of our patients.The Department of Pediatrics at Memorial Sloan Kettering is a multidisciplinary center for the treatment of children, teenagers, and young adults with cancer and blood disorders.When you join us as a Care Coordinator I, you will find meaningful work and become part of a team where everyone plays an important role in the fight against cancer. Are you ready to make a difference in the lives of others? This is a lifes calling.
An effective communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding
Adept at building partnerships and working collaboratively with a team to meet shared objectives and goals
Actively seeking new ways to grow and challenge yourself, using both formal and informal development
Flexible in your approach and demeanor in order to align with the shifting demands of evolving circumstances
Passionate about working in a healthcare setting and committed to delivering a best-in-class patient experience
Work as a member of practice staff team of Care Coordinators to ensure that each physician practice session is well-prepared, organized, and fully utilized and that each patient visit occurs with satisfaction
Serve as a liaison between the patient, family, and clinical team during the office visit
Greet/check-in and orient patients to the outpatient visit and to the environment, as well as complete the patient visit by scheduling and coordinating all appropriate tests, procedures, visits, treatments and consultations in accordance with the physicians orders
An associates or 2 years college (required); bachelors degree (preferred). A high school diploma/GED and 2 years relevant experience (frontline, patient-facing role in healthcare) in lieu of the associates degree.
A proven dedication to healthcare through work, internship, or volunteer experience.
Excellent computer skills
Ability to handle acutely ill patients in stressful situations with a positive demeanor
Ability to provide at least a 2 year commitment
Hours vary between 7a-3p, 8a-4p, and 10:30a-6:30p on Monday-Friday with occasional Saturday and Sunday shifts. Flexibility between these shifts is expected.
In order to be considered for the Care Coordinator position, you will be required to pass an online Administrative Assessment. When applying to this position, you will be prompted to take the assessment. It takes about 45 minutes to complete.
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Internal Number: 2019-34612
About Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
As one of the world's premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and superb educational programs. The close collaboration between our physicians and scientists is one of our unique strengths, enabling us to provide patients with the best care available today as we work to discover more effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future. Our education programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at Memorial Sloan-Kettering has an impact on cancer treatment and the biomedical research agenda around the world.