Breast Navigator Joins Staff

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Augusta Health is pleased to announce that Meg Shrader, RN has joined our staff as the new Breast Navigator. Her role as a dedicated oncology nurse is to seamlessly coordinate all aspects of care from diagnosis through treatment for patients with breast cancer. Patients build a trusting relationship with their nurse navigator, allowing them to focus on getting well. She will be a patient's personal support system from the time they are diagnosed through any testing or treatment that may follow. She will serve as a consistent contact for the patient and his/her family. She will assist the physician in educating the patient and his/her family about treatment options and methods. She will coordinate all aspects of care including consultations, appointments, surgeries, tests, procedures, and treatments. She will also assist the patient in working through financial and insurance issues, accessing counseling and support services, and helping to alleviate anxiety. This service is optional and free of charge.

You can reach Meg here at Augusta Health:

Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 4:30pm

(540) 332-5072 Staunton
(540) 932-5072 Waynesboro