Nurse Manager, Radiation Oncology
Supports and helps cover Radiation Oncology Nurses and front office staff as needed. Accountable for the ethical, legal, and professional responsibilities related to radiation oncology practice, which includes maintaining confidentiality. Supports leadership and staff to meet and exceed patient experience goals in the Radiation Oncology. Supports change and participates in the development, interpretation, implementation and evaluation of goals/objectives, and quality management activities within the department in conjunction with the Quality Assurance Performance Improvement Plan. Partners with Leadership to serve as liaison for oncology personnel and medical staff within Palomar Health system. Collaborates with various internal departments and outside vendors to assure adequate resources and the proper coordination of safe, efficient patient care. Oversees and directly assists with review and assessment of referred patients to the department requiring acute medical attention and ensures full and proper authorization is in place to treat patients.
Actively coordinates and participates in leadership processes to meet and exceed staff engagement measures, facility quality metrics, and district goals. Assists in preparing for and ensuring accreditation and regulatory compliance. Demonstrates effective communication skills, problems solving, and conflict resolution in the management of the program(s), keeping the appropriate people informed. Adheres to safety policies. Maintains departmental policies, guidelines and procedures.
Collaboratively work with the internal management team of the cancer center and of the hospital to ensure the delivery of quality patient care. Collaborates with internal and external stakeholders and utilizes evidence based practices to develop programs, policies, procedures and standards of care assures mutual cooperation of the multidisciplinary team supporting the goals for the shared patient.
Ability to think critically in planning, priority-setting, and decision-making while ensuring positive working systems exist to support the staff's ability to meet patient needs. Ability to speak and read English at a level that is sufficient to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of the position. Knowledge of standard office equipment (i.e., calculator, fax, photocopier) and personal computer and computer software skills (i.e., MS Windows, Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint, internet, e-mail). Windows computer skills including proficient use of keyboarding, use of mouse or keys for functions such as selecting items, use of drop down menus, scroll bars, opening folders, copying and similar operations required upon employment or within the 1st two weeks of employment to perform the essential functions of the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Follows Palomar Health rules, policies, procedures, applicable laws and standards. Carries out the mission, vision, and quality commitment of Palomar Health.
|Minimum Education:||Registered Nurse with Master's Degree in Nursing or healthcare specialty|
|Preferred Education:||Master's and above|
|Minimum Experience:||5 years related clinical oncology experience. 2 years of progressive leadership.|
|Preferred Experience:||3 years progressive management, experience with radiation oncology|
|Required Certification:||ONS Chemotherapy Certification within 1 year of hire|
American Heart Association recognized BLS - Healthcare Provider
|Preferred Certification:||Not Applicable|
|Required License:||Current CA RN License|
|Preferred License:||Not Applicable|
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