Required Qualifications: (As evidenced by an attached resume) Bachelor's Degree in Education, Healthcare, Administration or related field. One year experience in medical or educational setting.
Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree in Health related field. Registered Nurse. Additional years of experience in medical or educational setting. Bi-Lingual. Excellent presentation skills. Knowledge of inpatient outpatient medical care. Brief Description of duties: Under the general supervision of the Program Director, the incumbent will fill the role of Education Coordinator/Parent Advocate for the School Intervention and Re-Entry Program (SIRE) and Patient Navigator as part of the Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Cancer program. Incumbent will provide multidisciplinary AYA centered care as well as School Intervention and Re-Entry program coordinator for the Hematology/Oncology division for the Cancer Center. Successful incumbent will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and interpersonal skills. School Intervention and Re-Entry Coordinator: Coordinate all aspects of education for pediatric hematology/oncology patients, including meeting newly diagnosed patients in order to assess their educational needs and develop and educational plan. Request and facilitate either home hospital or school instruction for all patients upon diagnosis and throughout their medical treatment. Responsible for the direct coordination and communication of all necessary accommodation related to services and class placement during and after medical treatment, as well as during their long-term follow up and survivorship. Counsel families and provide advocacy regarding their legal rights regarding educational accommodations as well as to assist the patient's families through their school district. Attend 504 and Individualized Education Plan (IEP) meetings through the Board of Education at the local school sites to advocate and insure all appropriate accommodations, services and class placements are provided for either public, private or parochial school education settings. Meet with all patients during their transition off of their medical treatment in order to determine the need and facilitate for neuropsychological and educational testing, followed by working with the family and school to arrange all necessary accommodations and services, as well as to address the social-emotional challenges for both the survivor and the classroom students in advance of their return to the classroom. Create and complete letters of request to initiate or update the 504 or IEP process and will follow up on the status of paperwork in order to finalize and maximize the provision of all appropriate accommodations, services in addition to monitoring the educational progress for classified students within their school district to modify the services and paperwork as needed on an annual basis. Provide community-based resources by speaking at teacher training workshops, conferences and specific schools to provide education on the common pattern of late effects arising from the treatment of pediatric hematology and oncology as well as providing training on the accommodations and services that the schools should provide in the future. Oversee grants, donations and SPF accounts. Manage patient data, documentations/letters/consents, monitoring and tracking. Participate in conference planning to build awareness in the community. Provide in-service education to medical staff (i.e. nurses, nurse practitioners, medical fellows, and physicians). Prepare and teach educational workshops to faculty members at patient's schools, classmates, parents, school personnel, advocate for needed accommodations, prepare educational materials for patients, schools and community Event planning, grant writing, community outreach, track data SIRE program, facilitates patient referrals to Neuropsychology, outside counseling resources, arrange, follow-up, counsel families/schools about Neuropsychological testing. Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Cancer program: Assist in identifying patients eligible for the AYA cancer services. Coordinate all aspects of AYA centered medical care both inpatient and outpatient. Design and coordinate AYA specific psychosocial and medical support/consultation services. Increase basic science efforts with an AYA focus. Work as liaison with the clinical trials office to increase identification and enrollment of patients on institutional and cooperative group clinical trials. Coordinate referral to AYA specific services and will help patients navigate their way through the medical system. Other duties: As assigned Special Notes: The Research Foundation of SUNY is a private educational corporation. Employment is subject to the Research Foundation policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines and the availability of funding. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Minimum salary threshold must be met to maintain FLSA exemption. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Minimum salary threshold must be met to maintain FLSA exemption.
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