Cancer Center

Cookeville Regional Medical Center

Dietitian Apply
8a-4:30p, varied

The Oncology Dietitian will work with the following age groups based upon individual responsibility, training, and competency: Adults (age 18 years- 64 years) and Geriatrics’ (age 65 + years) This position is responsible for working with patients and their families, to help maintain optimal nutritional status throughout the course of their oncology diagnosis, treatments, remission, and/or recurrence.

EDUCATION:  Bachelors’ or advanced degree from accredited university with emphasis in food and nutrition. Oncology dietitian certification preferred.

EXPERIENCE:  Completed an internship in program that is approved by American Dietetics Association.  2-3 years of clinical experience that includes working with the oncology population required.

SKILLS:  Workable knowledge of computer basics, as well as nutritional resources and general dietary and office equipment.  Skilled in educating mostly adults, but some experience in working with all ages would be helpful.

MLT Apply
8a-4:30p, Varied

This position is responsible for performing & evaluating the validity of technical laboratory procedures in the Cancer Center , adult & geriatric patient specimens to obtain data for use in the diagnosis & treatment of oncology/hematology in accordance with CRMC & profession standards of practice; maintaining all aspects of quality assurance, control, & improvement; providing rapid & accurate reporting of results, preventative maintenance, & technical assistance; relaying & documenting all alert (critical) values appropriately; & models appropriate behavior as exemplified in the CRMC Mission and Values statement.


1.  EDUCATION:  An associate's degree as a medical laboratory technician (M.L.T.) with the completion of an NCCLS or AMA approved program is preferred.  Licensure from the State of Tennessee Medical Laboratory Board as a generalist medical laboratory technician (M.L.T.).  Registry as a M.L.T. from a national board of certification [C.A.P., M.T. (A.S.C.P.); A.M.T.; N.C.A, C.L.S.], is preferred.

2.  EXPERIENCE:  Minimum of one (1) year experience with oncology patients in a hospital or other acute care setting  .

3.  SKILLS:  Problem resolution, continuous quality improvement, quality assurance, quality control, and proficiency testing.  Data result reporting.  Proficiency in applying highly technical principles, concepts, and techniques; in verbal, written communication, and calculations that are central to the professional discipline.


Registered Nurse Apply
8a-4:30p, Varied

This position is responsible for providing professional nursing care utilizing the nursing process within an assigned unit; assesses, treats and care for patients demonstrating an understanding of the cognitive, physical, emotional and chronological maturation process; coordinates care planning with other disciplines.  Oversees the work of other professional and non-professional personnel.  

EDUCATION:  Graduate of a school of professional nursing.  Current Tennessee RN license. 

EXPERIENCE:       Oncology certification preferred

                                   Two years experience in acute care nursing with minimum one year experience in oncology required.

                   Must pass chemotherapy certification  course in order to adminstrator chemotherapy.

                  Knowledge of oncology treatments and side effect management. 

SKILLS:           BLS required at hire or during orientation, IV Qualified