2 years of experience required
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.
• Registered Nurses with current RN licensure in the State of Texas, BSN required/MSN or a Master in Social Work.
• Oncology experienced required
• Post Master's Degree experience in a health care setting in oncology is preferred.
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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