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Breast Health Patient Navigator (LPN)

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MidState Medical Center


Meriden, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: Monday-Friday

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Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network.

The Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute (HHC CI) is a certified member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) Cancer Alliance. Through the bi-directional collaboration facilitated by this partnership, community providers are better positioned to provide state-of-the-art, evidence-based cancer care to improve the lives of cancer patients. Together, the Hartford Healthcare Cancer Institute and Memorial Sloan Kettering are staying ahead of cancer.

The Breast Health Patient Navigator (LPN) serves as a liaison between the patient, Radiologist and Surgeons.  A central resource to patient families and staff to ensure exemplary service providing efficient, timely and coordinated guidance and support throughout the care continuum (screening, diagnosis, treatment and support/education services).  The Breast Health Patient Navigator partners with patients and providers to offer a personalized, individualized approach to women’s health care including the screening and diagnosis of malignant and benign breast disease. Responsibilities will include but, will not be limited to:

  • Provides patient education and support on pre and post procedure instructions for Stereotactic biopsy, Ultrasound guided biopsy and MRI guided Breast Biopsy, reinforcing information about diagnosis, treatment plans and available resources.
  • Initiates communication with patients that are given the recommendation for a breast biopsy.  Assist/direct the patients with scheduling and screening for the biopsy. Assist with any questions and/or concerns. Confirm with referring offices that patient abnormal biopsy results were received.
  • Communicate and collaborate with the patient’s referring provider to improve timeliness of care and patient satisfaction.
  • Create and maintain statistical analysis programs across all breast imaging modalities
  • Work in collaboration with the imaging department to assist in preparing case presentations for all cancer conferences related to women’s health.



  • Graduate of an accredited Licensed Practical Nursing or Registered Nursing program; Bachelor’s preferred


  • 3+ years’ experience, preferably in Women’s Health including breast imaging, breast disease, and/or gynecologic disease.

License and Certification:

  • •Current Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse in the State of Connecticut.

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With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth.  Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.  We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.  Every moment matters.  And this is your moment.

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