The Oncology Nurse Educators are an integral component of National Cancer Institute's Contact Center located at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center on a contract with the NCI. Besides the duties listed below, applicants will bring crucial clinical oncology credentials and experience to enhance the already stellar credibility of the NCI's Contact Center.
The National Cancer Institute’s Contact Center acts as an extension of the NCI and its scientific programs requiring staff to understand NCI programs and deliver core NCI messages to the public. The Oncology Nurse Educator will ensure that the information they deliver is congruent with and represents the Institute and its research results. The Oncology Nurse Educator will play a key role in all components of training and continuing education for the NCI Contact Center staff. The Oncology Nurse Educator will assist with the education, training and mentoring of Information Specialists in their mastery of cancer content with an emphasis on clinical trials.
The Oncology Nurse Educator position requires vision and creative skills to support educational growth and development for a diverse staff while working closely with the supervisory team. The Oncology Nurse Educator will provide leadership within the CC and assistance to the NCI. An ability to collaborate with others is key. In addition to being an integral part of the management team, the candidate should demonstrate the ability to form and maintain professional relationships beyond the CC office at FHCRC and at NCI in support of the Contact Center’s need for continuous learning on cancer content and clinical trials.
Specifically, the Oncology Nurse Educator will: Provide non-clinical staff with context for the experience of the cancer patient along the cancer continuum, citing clinical experience for that context when appropriate, and providing a holistic perspective to that individual’s experience.
This position is preferred at 100% FTE (40 hours a week) but can be negotiable down to 80% FTE (32 hours a week)
Cover Letter Required.