Supervises nursing and clinical support staff that provides professional nursing care to patients and adheres to national and company standards and guidelines for specialty regulations. Must recognize physical, psychological, and spiritual aspects of care and participates in company wide quality initiatives. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: -Oversees the clinical operations for all nursing clinical support activities. -Maintains effective nursing staff coverage for the practice within budgetary constraints. -Assists in determining staffing requirements. -Screens and interviews nursing applicants and orients and trains staff. -Participates in the interviewing and recruiting of nursing personnel. -Assists with the review and revision of clinical policies and procedures. -Assists in verifying encounter form charges to ensure proper/appropriate charges. -Assists with annual performance evaluations for nursing department staff. -Demonstrates working knowledge of applicable labor laws and schedules and coordinates employee staffing including vacations, sick leave and overtime. -Assists with staff training and in-services as required. -Ensures nurses maintain all required competencies on an annual basis. -Verifies all licensing and national certification criteria are met. -Provides support and direction as required in the area of clinical research in the practice to ensure staff compliance to the established research protocols.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, BSN or MSN preferred. Minimum five years actively practicing as a registered nurse, including at least three years oncology experience. One year supervisory experience preferred. RN state license and current registration with the State Board of Nursing in practicing state. Current CPR certification required. Current or pending oncology certification preferred.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity, and eye-hand coordination. Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 40 lbs. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, ionizing radiation, medical preparations and other conditions common to an oncology clinic environment.
The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.
The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
Internal Number: MCKEA00878445
About US Oncology Network
The US Oncology Network believes local cancer care is better care. We empower the delivery of advanced integrated cancer care through our network of independent physicians who share expertise and resources to provide quality, value-based care close to home.
Our clinical and business support capabilities, expertise and industry-leading technologies keep local practices at the forefront of high quality, efficient care delivery while enabling practice success, quality of life and financial security for physicians.
- 25 years of oncology practice management expertise
- Leader in value-based cancer care with over 900 physicians participating in the Center for Medicaid and Medicare
- Innovation Oncology Care Model – one fourth of the entire population of physicians nationwide
- Over 1,400 affiliated physicians
- More than 450 cancer treatment center locations across the United States
- Over 995,000 patients treated annually