Monmouth Medical Center (MMC) is one of New Jersey's largest community teaching hospitals, where physicians and employees work as a team dedicated to academic and clinical excellence and comprehensive, compassionate patient care. As part of RWJ Barnabas Health, Monmouth Medical Center is a leader in designing unparalleled new ways for delivering health care.
For over 130years, Monmouth Medical Center has been the leader in central New Jersey in providing the best in health care and the latest in medical technology to nearly 1 million residents that comprise its primary service area of Monmouth County, and portions of Ocean and Middlesex counties. Monmouth Medical Center is recognized as a Top Teaching Hospital by The Leapfrog Group, which is widely acknowledged and underscores the highest commitment to patient safety and quality. MMC is the only hospital in Monmouth and Ocean counties to receive an ‘A’ Hospital Safety Score by The Leapfrog Group, the nation's leading experts on patient safety, for six consecutive rating periods. We continue to lead the system in HCAHPS scores, and are looked to as a model for best practice in patient satisfaction.
Summary of Job Function: Provide education and psychosocial counseling as required. Make recommendations to patients and families on genetic testing, cancer screening and cancer prevention as needed. Facilitate genetic testing by consenting the patient, locate the most accurate test through a commercial or research lab. Disclose and interpret the results for the patient. Make recommendations on follow-up care to patient and /or patient's physician. Provide educational materials and referrals fro at-risk family members. Educate physicians and helath professionals about cancer syndromes. Participate in the recruitment of patients for research studies. Generate educational materials and participate in lectures for the public. Is responsible for reporting identified safety issues such as hazardous environments (i.e. damaged floors/walls/ceiling tiles/unsecured areas) and medical errors, etc.