Registered Nurse- Adolescent & Young Adult Oncology Program
Cook Children's Medical Center
Location: Fort Worth, Texas
Type: Full Time
Hospital, Public and Private
Internal Number: 63071
The Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Oncology program is a community initiative coordinated at Cook Childrens Medical Center focused on addressing the needs of the growing population of oncology patients 15 40 years old, including biologically appropriate clinical care, developmentally appropriate cancer education and support, fertility preservation and peer support. The AYA Program Coordinator is a central member and change agent of the AYA Program team who demonstrates clinical expertise and leadership skills. This position requires positive energy and the ability to take ownership and strategically manage the AYA program to productive results. Requisite in this position is the ability to enjoy challenges, display independent problem-solving and consistent learning through sequential actions. The ability to be flexible in dynamic situation is strength in this position. The person filling this position also needs to have excellent interpersonal skills and be driven to achieve great team results through effectively communicating with, and motivating others. The Mission, Vision and Core values of Cook Children's Health Care System are incorporated into all areas of practice.
Graduate of National League for Nursing accredited school of nursing. Preferred Masters degree.
Preferred 3-5 years recent experience as an RN in oncology.
Preferred experience in both pediatric and adult settings, or explicit experience with adolescents/young adults.
Preferred Certification in Oncology Nursing, OCN, ACON, or CPON.