Employment Employment Opportunity - Holy Cross Medical Center

Cancer Support Coordinator

Posted: August 5, 2020



Do you have a strong commitment to excellence and teamwork? Are you willing to care for our community with respect and compassion? Do you strive to always do the right thing?

If yes, you might be the Cancer Support Coordinator we need!

At Holy Cross Medical Center, we are driven by our mission statement, "To provide our community with the best health care choices close to home in an environment of continual improvement."




Title: Cancer Support Coordinator

Department: Community Health Services

Description: Coordinate the Cancer Support Services Program.

Location: Taos, NM - 1398 Wiemer Rd.

Education: BS/BA degree or equivalent experience and skill set required.

Shift: Monday-Friday

Duration: Part-Time (Up to 24 hours per week).

Position Details:
Cancer Support Coordinator, Part-Time, 24 hrs/week, Day Shift.

Non-Exempt, Hourly, Non-Bargaining

Benefited position starting 1st day of the following month after hire.

Position Summary:

The Cancer Support Services Program Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the Cancer Support Services program. Participates in the planning and development of the CSS program. Assists in the coordination of fundraising efforts including, but not limited to, “For the Health of It” and “Paint Taos Pink.” Performs intakes, one on one coaching, connects clients to cancer support resources and provides follow-up. Collects and reports data, maintains client files on each CSS recipient. Manages CSS budget, vendor invoicing, and reimbursement. Schedules and leads quarterly meetings of the CSS advisory council. Supervises contract staff. Works with Marketing to perform outreach and promotion of the program. Other duties as assigned.

We are looking for a candidate who works great as a team player with all departments, staff and future employees with positive representation of Holy Cross Medical Center.

As a Holy Cross Medical Center employee, you will immediately start accruing Personal Leave Time and Major Medical Leave time from day one. You will receive incredible Health, Vision and Dental benefits, paid partially by employee and employer with life insurance, short and long-term disability options. We offer a 403B pension plan, flexible spending accounts, employee discounts on HCMC hospital deductibles, bereavement leave, education opportunities, jury duty compensation, service awards, EAP and Professional Development Program opportunities.

To apply, please fill out an application and attached a current resume. Include gaps in employment and reasons for separation.

Criminal background check and pre-employment drug screen required upon conditional job offer.

Holy Cross Hospital is located in Taos, New Mexico. Taos is a friendly county seat located in Northern New Mexico roughly 40 minutes from Colorado's southern border. With clean rural living, we are located just 65 miles from the capital of Santa Fe, NM, 4 hours from Denver and 2 hours from Albuquerque. At 6,969 feet of elevation, there is outdoor recreation everywhere, quality schools with lots of sun and snow. We have four ski/snowboarding resorts located within 30 minutes of Taos, to include the world famous Taos Ski Valley, hiking, biking, fishing, rafting, golfing, hunting and over 400 years of history.

Holy Cross Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer and, as such, considers individuals for employment according to their abilities and performance. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, age, religion, color, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other classification protected by law. All employment requirements mandated by local, state and federal regulations will be observed.

Schedule: Part-Time (24 Hours Per Week)
Contact: Anna Vasquez
Phone: 575-751-5782
Email: avasquez@taoshospital.org


Education and/or Experience:

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent experience and skill set required.
  • Personal knowledge and/or experience with cancer and/or end of life is preferred
  • Experience with grant-funded program development and implementation is preferred
  • Experience in organizing resources, establishing priorities, performing complex tasks and prioritizing multiple activities/tasks required
  • Cultural competence and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community required.
  • Computer skills required
  • Reliable transportation with valid New Mexico driver’s license required
  • Public Speaking skills preferred
  • Knowledge of community, state and federal resource/service preferred
  • Knowledge of finance accounting, budgeting and cost control procedures preferred
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred