The Nurse Manager of Medical Oncology assumes the overall responsibility for:
directing the Hematology/Oncology staff in their provision of safe, effective and appropriate patient care.
working closely with physicians, radiation oncology therapists and service line directors.
ensuring that quality care is delivered in accordance with:
established policies/procedures and process/outcome standards
regulatory and accreditation requirements
the philosophy, goals objectives and mission of Samaritan Medical Center.
The nurse manager identifies educational needs of the staff and collaborators with appropriate resources and best practices to implement and document program to meet staff needs. Responsible for the formation and implementation and monitoring of cancer center PI Programs to ensure delivery of quality care according to benchmark targets established by the service line.
Nurse Manager assumes the responsibility for effective fiscal management by monitoring FTEs and optimizing staffing. He/she identifies opportunities for revenue enhancement and cost savings. He/she ensures client/customer service by monitoring PI initiative and patient satisfaction. Participates in analyses and planning for growth of cancer center programs and assists with engaging the staff and physicians in a team approach center of care.
Nurse Manager serves on the Cancer Committee and is part of the CoC (Commission on Cancer) accreditation task force.
Minimum Education Requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, Master’s Degree in Nursing preferred.
OCN Certification preferred, or obtained within one year of hire.
Chemotherapy/Biotherapy provider card.
Managing in a union environment preferred.
Minimum Experience Requirement:
Minimum of 3 to 5 years oncology nursing management experience
Minimum of 10 years working in oncology nursing
Nurse Manager will demonstrate knowledge of advance nursing theory, clinical practice, adult education principles, and statistic s and performance evaluation. Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills along with supervision and leadership skills required. Nurse Manage must be highly motivated, creative, self-directed, and articulate and must possess a comprehensive broad knowledge base. He/she must have organizational abilities and possess knowledge of growth and development
Nurse Manager must have good hearing, vision and communication skills. He/she must recognize safety issues to self and others and be able to assess and implement use of lifts or other personnel to lift and move patients of all sizes and weights in a sale manner throughout the entire shift. He/she must be free of ambulatory impairment that would restrict ability to navigate stairways and corridors at speedy rate for emergencies. Must be able to function well in stressful situations and have good, creative, problem solving skills. He/she needs strong leadership skills with the ability to prioritize and delegate.
Minimum License Requirement:
Current NY RN License
Samaritan is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, Minorities, Disabled, and Veterans are encouraged to apply.
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About Samaritan Medical Center
Samaritan Medical Center (Watertown, New York) is a 290-bed not-for-profit community medical center, offering a full spectrum of inpatient and outpatient healthcare services. From primary and emergency care to highly specialized medical and surgical services, such as cancer treatment, neonatal intensive care, behavioral health and addiction services, and imaging services, Samaritan Medical Center and its team of healthcare professionals proudly serves the medical needs of our civilian and military community. Quality, compassion and safety are basic principles by which exceptional care is delivered at Samaritan.
In addition to the inpatient and outpatient services available at the main hospital and numerous community clinics and satellite testing centers, Samaritan is recognized as the leader in serving the community's long-term care needs. Samaritan Keep Home, a 272-bed long-term care facility, has established an exceptional reputation for caring for the senior population in northern New York. Expanding on its commitment to long-term care, SMC recently opened Samaritan Summit Village, a 288-bed long-term care and assisted living facility.
Over 180 physicians in 40 different ...specialties work together with the 2,000+ employees at Samaritan Medical Center to offer a full spectrum of diagnostic and treatment services for people of all ages. We invite you to explore Samaritan's commitment to serving the healthcare needs of our civilian and military community, as well as our promise to you: to be here whenever and wherever you need us, and to do so with exceptional care and compassion that you and your family deserve.