GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Directs, administers, and coordinates the operations of the Cancer Center in support of program goals and clinical practices as established by the Oncology Leadership Counsel and Vice President, Oncology Services.
Oversees key management staff in Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology and ultimately surgical specialties.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: (This list may not include all of the duties assigned.)
1. Establishes program goals, uniformity in policy and clinical practices working collaboratively with physician leadership to develop best practices in clinical delivery of cancer care.
2. Assists in the strategic planning, marketing and oncology service line development.
3. Creates and facilitates the multidisciplinary team for development of the program’s strategic plan throughout the continuum of care.
4. Implements a management structure to develop program goals and objectives, to maintain accountability for outcomes, and to perform cost analysis for cost-effective use of resources.
5. Creates access to financial, human, and material resources necessary for comprehensive service and program planning, implementation, and evaluation.
6. Provides leadership support to physician specialists within the Cancer Center as well all other nursing and clinical staff providing care within the oncology program.
7. Focuses on quality of care, nursing and treatment practices in support of strategic quality and service goals and assumes a key role in the development of standard order sets and nursing procedures for the electronic health record.
8. Ensures sound partnerships with health care providers/professionals by sharing accountability for the overall quality of care and financial viability of oncology services.
9. Gathers and assimilates program-related data from appropriate sources and disseminates information to the Vice President, Oncology Services and Oncology Leadership Council for evaluation, review, and revision of goals and objectives annually and as needed.
10. Creates an environment of trust and respect balancing financial concerns with patient care needs.
11. Participates in quality improvement, clinic safety, infection control and hazardous materials programs and activities.
12. Participates in professional development activities to keep current with cancer care, standards and practices.
13. Participates in outreach and informational programs as needed.
14. Handles confidential matters concerning clinic policies and practices in accordance with HIPAA regulations.
15. Performs related work as required.
TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Office/clinic environment. Occasional evening or weekend work and travel. Occasional exposure to communicable diseases and other conditions in a clinic environment. Involves frequent contact with staff, physicians, patients and the public. Work may be stressful at times. Contact may involve dealing with angry or upset people.
Date of Listing
40 Hours Per Week
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- Knowledge of the principles and practices of healthcare management sufficient to direct clinical operations which provide exemplary patient care.
- Ability to work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary care team and a variety of clinical and administrative staff.
- Ability to be flexible and adjust to a variety of work-related scenarios and internal and external customers.
- Ability to exercise initiative and judgment.
- Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with staff, patients, physicians, and the public.
- Requires excellent organizational, customer service, and communication (written and verbal) skills.
- Computer proficiency required.
- REQUIRES Oncology RN
- A MINIMUM of 10 years of nursing experience in a hospital or other cancer center environment ideally with experience in medical oncology, radiation oncology and surgery.
- Progressive experience managing and overseeing a multi-specialty cancer center required.
- A master’s prepared education in Nursing, Healthcare Administration, Healthcare Management or Business Administration is required.