Do you want professional and personal advancement? Can you work collaboratively with a diverse team of people? Do you want to make a difference in the fight against cancer?

If you answered yes to all of the above, apply today and let’s beat cancer together!

Current openings
Community Outreach

Community Navigator (Pink Ribbon Centre (Hospital in Kedah, Ipoh, Kota Bharu, Kuala Lumpur & Klang)

The Community Outreach Research Unit collaboratively develops intervention programmes to promote early detection and improve access to breast cancer care for women seeking treatment at Ministry of Health hospitals. The Community unit together with other research units in CRMY intends to close the gap in cancer care and our current focus is on breast cancer. The reality today is that who you are and where you live could mean the difference in cancer survival. It isn’t fair. But we can change this by developing the i) most effective healthcare system changes for improving survival and ii) innovative and cost-effective tools for enabling early detection of cancer in B40 communities.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Time management and keeping up with the dateline as per required with CRMY and MOH. Prioritization of task and activity carried out according urgency and need of breast cancer patients.
  • Provide navigation support for breast cancer patients who are diagnosed with breast cancer. Uses the patient navigation intake assessment and identifies needs and barriers that prevent patient from accessing care. Tracks patient progress and keeps other care team members informed. Identifies potential bottlenecks and performs appropriate interventions.
  • Assists patients across healthcare disciplines to ensure appointments are made and kept. Works closely with appropriate staff throughout the healthcare system to improve patient care outcomes
  • Tracks and follows patient interactions via appropriate documentation policies and procedures
  • Engages in program evaluation efforts and submits reports as necessary
  • Identifies system and/or organizational barriers to care and recommends strategies to improve access
  • Pays utmost attention to patient confidentiality; in order to facilitate care, patient navigator will have access to patient information including diagnosis, treatment plan, and personal information such as address to facilitate local community support and untapped services
  • Resource Identification and Utilization – Coordinating services with nurse navigator to assist patients with their basic needs, ensuring that they complete their diagnosis and treatment in a timely manner. This includes advising on entitlements and helping with completion of application forms, referring patients to state/national agencies or non-profit organizations depending on the needs of the patient. Plan and conducting home visits for i) welfare assessment, ii) patient or caregiver education, and iii) defaulter tracking.
  • Collaborates with local individuals, agencies, and organizations to facilitate access to community-based services addressing patients’ barriers to care.
  • Well versed with local resources and able to build a wider and sustainable network of community partner to address barrier faced by breast cancer patients.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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