Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology Centers offer a post-Master's nurse practitioner (Pediatric Nurse Practitioner or Family Nurse Practitioner) fellowship & training program for those interested in advanced nursing practice in the care of children and adolescents with cancer, hematologic disorders, and/or stem cell transplantation.
The three-month clinical fellowship provides a comprehensive educational pediatric-focused nurse practitioner program coupled with clinical opportunities designed to provide the nurse practitioner fellow with in-depth knowledge of the diagnosis and management of pediatric hematologic and oncologic disorders, hematopoeitic stem cell transplantation, and palliative care.
Two nurse practitioner fellows will be accepted into the nurse practitioner program for July - September of each year.
Applicants must have at least one year experience in pediatric oncology nursing, have completed a Master’s degree in Nursing and be eligible for national Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Certification or Family Nurse Practitioner Certification.
Texas RN licensure from the Texas Board of Nursing and certificate of graduation from a Masters in Nursing program is required prior to starting the fellowship.
PALS certification is required.
Chemo/biotherapy certification preferred.
The application process also includes completion of a formal fellowship application packet and submission of a curriculum vitae with three letters of reference.
Additional Salary Information: Health care benefits not included.
Internal Number: 012020
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