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Teen Cancer America Patient Navigator - AYA

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY/RESPONSIBILITIES
The Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) program is focused on improving the quality of life and outcomes for patients with cancer, specifically adolescents and young adults ages 15 – 39 years. The AYA Patient Navigator is a central member and change agent of the AYA Program team who follow patients through the continuum of care from diagnosis, through treatment, and into survivorship; schedules visits and coordinates care with subspecialties; informs AYA of what to expect during treatment; screens for barriers to care and treatment compliance; provides patient education on disease and treatment processes; initiates screening for clinical trials; and evaluates fertility preservation requirements.

Job Requirements


Registered Nurses - Graduation from an accredited school of nursing with current RN licensure in the State of Texas, BSN required/MSN preferred. Full-time, hospital experience in oncology required. OR Social Workers - Master's degree in Social Work from a school accredited by the Council on Social Work Education is required. Full-time post master's degree experience in a health care setting in oncology is preferred.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION
Registered Nurse - Current license from the Board of Nurse Examiners of the State of Texas to practice as a registered nurse is required. National certification (e.g. CCRN, RNC, CEN, CNOR, OCN, ANCC, CAN, CPAN, CFRN, etc.) in related field is preferred. Must have a current AHA BLS Healthcare Provider card. OR Social Worker - Current state licensure from the Texas Department of Human Services is required.

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Location US-TX-San Antonio
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Health Care
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University Health System

University Hospital is the only pediatric trauma center for San Antonio and South Texas. The trauma team at University Hospital is recognized for its expertise in treating serious injuries and burns in children by the American College of Surgeons (ACS).

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Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY/RESPONSIBILITIES
The Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) program is focused on improving the quality of life and outcomes for patients with cancer, specifically adolescents and young adults ages 15 – 39 years. The AYA Patient Navigator is a central member and change agent of the AYA Program team who follow patients through the continuum of care from diagnosis, through treatment, and into survivorship; schedules visits and coordinates care with subspecialties; informs AYA of what to expect during treatment; screens for barriers to care and treatment compliance; provides patient education on disease and treatment processes; initiates screening for clinical trials; and evaluates fertility preservation requirements.

Job Requirements


Registered Nurses - Graduation from an accredited school of nursing with current RN licensure in the State of Texas, BSN required/MSN preferred. Full-time, hospital experience in oncology required. OR Social Workers - Master's degree in Social Work from a school accredited by the Council on Social Work Education is required. Full-time post master's degree experience in a health care setting in oncology is preferred.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION
Registered Nurse - Current license from the Board of Nurse Examiners of the State of Texas to practice as a registered nurse is required. National certification (e.g. CCRN, RNC, CEN, CNOR, OCN, ANCC, CAN, CPAN, CFRN, etc.) in related field is preferred. Must have a current AHA BLS Healthcare Provider card. OR Social Worker - Current state licensure from the Texas Department of Human Services is required.

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