Program Nurse position in Genitourinary Oncology (40/hrs/week)
Longwood Medical Area
October 5, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Colgate University, a highly-selective residential liberal arts university located in the picturesque central New York village of Hamilton, announces its search for a Director, Parent Major Gifts. At the core of Colgate University is one of the most ambitious and relevant learning experiences in the country. With an enrollment of more than 2,900 undergraduates, the size supports a lively community of diverse interests and enables the university to offer a wider range of courses than exists at many liberal arts colleges. The university has enjoyed significant success in attracting students from diverse backgrounds. Our university and our students are always ascending. And now, in our Bicentennial moment, Colgate is ever driven to be the best—one of the premier universities in the world, and the finest undergraduate institution in the nation.
The Director, Parent Major Gifts will serve as a key member of Colgate's Advancement team, responsible for engaging parents in supporting Colgate philanthropically. Colgate parents contribute between $4M-$5M annually to the University, supporting a variety of important projects: the Colgate Fund, the Internship Fund, the Global Leaders series, capital initiatives, and more.
The person in this position will be responsible for developing and executing strategies to connect with top parent prospects and secure leadership-level annual gifts ($20,000+) both in person and on the phone.
The Director, Parent Major Gifts, is responsible for: - effective management of fundraising projects and related events as assigned - establishing and owning parent annual fundraising goal - managing a portfolio of major gift parent prospects - developing training and resources to assist other gift officers with their parent prospects - managing and growing the Parents' Steering Committee
The Director, Parent Major Gifts is accountable for positively representing all aspects of the university at all times.
It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veteran Status, sexual orientation and gender identity and expression, genetic information, victims of domestic violence and stalking, familial status, and all other categories covered by law. This policy shall apply to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, upgrading, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, recall, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation and selection for training at all levels of employment. Colgate University will not discharge or discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their own compensation or the compensation of another employee or applicant. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Females/Persons with Disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.
A bachelor's degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable skills have been acquired is required.
Professional Experience/Qualifications - Must possess strong leadership, interpersonal, and communication skills. - The ability to balance multiple priorities in a fast-paced organization and work effectively with staff, parents, administrators, faculty, alumni, and board members is essential. - Enthusiastic commitment to advancing the university's mission and its ambitious fundraising goals. - Demonstrated experience in team building and project management.
Preferred Qualifications - Experience in private college advancement is highly desirable with preference to those with proven track record of closing major gifts from parent and alumni constituencies. - A minimum of three years of fundraising in private college advancement is highly desirable.
Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.
The Program Nurse is responsible for routine nursing aspects of the program, which include clinical care, patient education, monitoring, and follow-up of patients. He/she acts as a liaison between the various areas of patient care to ensure continuity. Specific responsibilities may vary across the different programs or disease centers. The Mission, Vision and Core values of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute are incorporated into all areas of practice.
Participates in day-to-day operations of the program.
Participates in program evaluation and development of strategic goals.
Attends program meetings.
Participates in the QA/QI projects for the program.
Supports the research activities of the program.
Provides program information in response to outside requests and serves as a program resource to Institute staff.
Assumes nursing care responsibilities for a defined group of patients within the program, including but not limited to assessment, education, coordination, and documentation.
Functions as the primary nursing contact for care delivered within the physician practice setting.
Evaluates patient care in the program and collaborates with the other disciplines to facilitate appropriate clinical decision-making and to implement change when necessary.
Assists providers with procedures as necessary.
Manages patient care across the continuum, making appropriate referrals as necessary.
Works collaboratively and functions as an effective member of the health care team.
Monitors the environment of care with attention to patient safety, and assures compliance with regulatory agency standards.
Maintains clinical practice that is evidence-based and consistent with nursing policies, procedures and standards.
Provides care based on age-specific needs of the patient.
Adheres to the Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements (ANA, 2001) in all aspects of professional practice.
10. Complies with accepted standards of professional nursing practice that is evidence- based and consistent with policy, and procedures determined by DFCI as well as with all licensure/registration requirements applicable to the nursing role.
Fosters an environment that is sensitive to the needs of diverse populations, including but not limited to culture, ethnicity, gender, and age.
C. Professional Development:
Identifies areas for professional growth.
Formulates professional goals, objectives and methods for accomplishing these.
Serves as representative on Nursing and Institute committees.
Supports research activities within the Nursing and Patient Care Services and the Institute.
Meets all annual evaluation requirements and competencies within the established time period.
Collaborates in preparing professional reports, articles, and presentations for colleagues and the public.
Pursues active membership in local and national professional organizations.
Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Baccalaureate degree required; baccalaureate in nursing preferred
Minimum of 1 year (or equivalent) of nursing experience
Certification in Oncology Nursing, OCN, AOCN, or CPON preferred
Demonstrated ability to work as an effective member of an interdisciplinary team.
Demonstrated skills in critical thinking, problem solving, and ability to make independent decisions.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.