Women's Cancer Coordinator

  • Memphis, TN
  • Full-time

Company Description

Christ Community Health Services has focused on fulfilling the physical, spiritual and emotional needs of the poor, the uninsured and the homeless in Memphis since 1995. Through our strategically placed health care centers and outreach programs, we provide high-quality health care and other services to thousands of patients, caregivers, students and families each year. Our goal is to go where the need is greatest to provide quality services in the name of Jesus Christ.

Job Description

Position Available: Women's Cancer Coordinator (Full-time)    Posting Period:  05/17-23/2013 or until filled

Location:  Hickory Hill Health Center                                          Pay Range: $11.02 - $15.43 hourly

Reports to: Director of Women's Health Services                      FLSA Status: Non-Exempt



The Women’s Cancer Coordinator provides case management services to women receiving breast and cervical cancer screening at CCHS and enrolls women in the Tennessee Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (TBCCEDP).


  1. Documents and tracks in the Women’s Cancer Database all breast or cervical cancer screenings conducted or ordered by providers.
  2. Coordinates diagnostic screenings and physician consultations ordered by providers.
  3. Tracks and follows up on lab and/or screening results from referral providers based on established clinical guidelines.
  4. Ensures that screening, consult and follow up appointments are kept by patients, arranging transportation for patients to referral and/or follow-up appointments, as needed.
  5. Completes and maintains appropriate documentation for enrollment in TBCCEDP and associated data collection forms for the Program.
  6. Maintains consistent communication via monthly reporting and other means with Office Manager, Medical Staff, Billing Manager and others (i.e. TBCCEDP Case Manager) regarding status of women screened, those enrolled in TBCCEDP, those utilizing Komen funding, etc.
  7. Obtains educational materials and brochures related to breast and cervical cancer screening, treatment, etc.
  8. Serves as a contact person or liaison for outside referrals to the TBCCEDP or for screening information from referral providers. 
  9. Provides weekly and monthly activity reports.
  10. May perform other duties as required.




Education: High school diploma plus some specialized training in bookkeeping and computers.


ExperienceMinimum of three years experience working in a health care office setting handling referrals; working knowledge of basic medical terminology; demonstrated written and verbal communication skills.

Mental Requirements


_____ Level   1   – Requires some concentration and normal attention. Generally, once the job   is learned, the tasks can be performed more or less automatically.


_____  Level   2   – Requires high periods of concentration intermittently and normal attention.   Generally, even once the job is learned, tasks will require normal attention   to deal with recurring variables.


__X__ Level   3   – Requires a high level of concentration and high level of attention   intermittently. Generally, the approach to tasks may be consistent, but the   number of steps required and/or the number of variables involved creates the   possibility of errors unless the incumbent pays close attention.


Physical Requirements

                                      Approximate % 

Activity                                 of Time                         Comments

Sitting                                  40%              Computer work and paperwork

Standing                              40%              Finding charts, sending faxes, interacting with patients and doctors

Walking                                20%             Back and forth to make copies, ask questions of doctors



Approximate percentage of time spent liftin, pulling and/or pushing. 40%


Maximum number of pounds required (with or without assistance): 5 lbs


Types of objects the incumbent is required to lift/pull/push. Boxes, file folders


Machines and Equipment Used:

                                                                                                                 Dgree of Hand, Eye

Machines, Equipment, Tools             Aproximate % of Time                  Cordination Required

  1.   Computer                                                50%                                           Normal  
  2.   Telephone                                               40%                                           Normal
  3.   Photocopier                                             10%                                           Normal


Approximate percentage of time incumbent spends in “on-the-job” travel, excluding commuting to regular work location:  20% 

Additional Information

Working Conditions

Work is performed in a clinic setting sometimes in cramped quarters. Possible exposure to infectious disease.