Willamette Valley Cancer Institute and Research Center
Location: Eugene, Oregon
Type: Full Time
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Hospital, Public and Private
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: 2022-16383
Sign On Bonus!
Manager of Nursing Services
Healthcare, more so than ever these days, is a field that requires Resilience, Integrity, Compassion, and Strength in order to serve those in need of support. Willamette Valley Cancer Institute is looking for an incredible leader to instill these qualities for our Nursing Team. As the Manager of Clinical and Navigation Services at Central Oregon’s largest Cancer Care and Research Center, you will lead and inspire our Nursing Team to meet and exceed the needs of our patients as they navigate the Cancer Care Continuum.
Willamette Valley Cancer Institute is searching for a Clinical Nurse Manager to lead clinical nursing, nurse navigation and supportive services at several sites in Central Oregon. The Clinical Nurse Manager will work in collaboration with directors and supervisors to develop and implement a care management system.
Along with the typical managerial responsibilities – team development, new hire training, and performance management – the Clinical Nurse Manager will be part of a diverse Leadership Team that is determined to provide the absolute best patient experience for the most vulnerable of patients. Oncology experience and leadership is required, but more importantly the desire to serve our community.
Employment Type: Full Time Benefits: M/D/V, Life Ins., 401(k) Location: Eugene and Corvallis, OR
The Nurse Manager is responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of care provided to oncology patients. This position will work in conjunction with, and by the direction of, the Nursing Director to improve clinical nursing and nurse navigation by consulting and advising clinicians on best practices, implementing /providing education and training programs, and collaborating on interdisciplinary projects. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards.
The Nurse Manager is responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of care provided within the clinical environment.
Responsible for the day-to-day management of clinical and nurse navigation care. Includes payroll, interviews, hiring and retaining employees and progressive discipline
Collaborates with practice management to provide support on operational projects such as site Quality Committees, Quality Oncology Practice Initiative site assessments, Advancing Care Information, the Oncology Care Model (OCM), and other special projects as assigned.
Travel to clinical sites within the practice to ensure the standards of patient care are being followed by the nursing staff.
Facilitates the implementation and/or utilization of outcomes data and evidence-based practices.
Facilitates implementation of standardized best practices within the organization that are consistent with community standards of care.
Works in interdisciplinary teams to improve care practices to provide best patient experience as they navigate the Cancer Care Continuum.
Assess staffing levels and issues, patient flow, current practices in the clinical setting.
Collaborates with the Nursing Director on the development of company-wide clinical competency testing and skills validation programs.
Demonstrates working knowledge of applicable labor laws and schedules and coordinates employee staffing including vacations, sick leave and overtime.
Other duties as assigned.
BSN required from an accredited program for professional nursing education from four-year college or university; Masters strongly preferred.
Business education courses preferred.
Minimum seven years actively practicing as a registered nurse, with three years oncology experience.
Three years in a leadership position (preferably oncology or complex specialty) required.
Experience and knowledge in the management of the physiologic and psychological effects of cancer diagnosis and subsequent treatment.
RN state license and current registration with the State Board of Nursing in practicing state.
Current CPR certification required.
OCN credential strongly preferred.
More About the Company Willamette Valley Cancer Institute and Research Center is an independent, physician-led practice delivering leading-edge technology and treatment options and conducting innovative research. Founders of the practice pioneered community-based care to enable more cancer patients to receive high-quality care while staying close to the critical support of family and friends. We are committed to excellence which means providing the latest in cancer-fighting medical treatments and technologies.
Located in the beautiful Eugene-Springfield area, a mid-sized community where you can experience the splendor of all four seasons in a moderate climate. The South Willamette Valley is known for being wine country, and Eugene is a haven for wine lovers and craft beer enthusiasts. Superb skiing or a walk on the beach is within an hour's drive. Home to TrackTown USA and the University of Oregon, it's a mecca for runners and fans of track and football.
As a member of The US Oncology Network, one of the nation's largest community-based cancer treatment and research networks, WVCI participates in leading-edge clinical trials through US Oncology research, which has helped develop 90+ FDA approved cancer therapies. We serve the Eugene, Corvallis, and Springfield communities with three clinical offices located throughout the Central Oregon area.
To learn more about WVCI and its daily mission, please visit our website at www.oregoncancer.com.
About Willamette Valley Cancer Institute and Research Center
Vision – What we will be in the futureWillamette Valley Cancer Institute and Research Center is a comprehensive cancer institute offering multidisciplinary care and research built around the patient. Within the next five years, we will strengthen and enhance our model of care through diagnostics, complementary care, genetic risk assessment, palliative care, patient navigators, rehabilitative services, screening, survivorship, and end of life planning. We will also meet the challenges of a changing healthcare environment by structuring our practice around the reporting of meaningful outcomes and continuous improvement.Mission – What we do every dayWe offer hope. We guide and navigate. We are our patients’ strongest advocates.Values – What guides our behavior and decisionsQuality of lifeWe believe in the quality of life. We work to improve the lives of our patients, their families, our employees and our community by honoring the value of life and time.Quality careWe believe in evidence based medicine, outcomes, transparency, research and access to care. We are inquisitive, open to new ideas and committed to measurement. We believe in maintaining and advancing the highest standards of... medicine and technology.IntegrityWe believe in doing what is right. We demonstrate this by being accountable and honoring our commitments. We communicate openly, frequently and honestly. At WVCI integrity is mandatory, not optional.CollaborationWe believe the highest quality care and best problem solving happens when we work together for the benefit of our patients. As leaders and innovators in the delivery of cancer care we are at our best when we work closely with each other, our patients, their family, our staff and our medical colleagues.CommunityWe believe in service, participation and being visible in our community. We advocate for improvements in the health and quality of life of our patients, their families and our community.Customer ServiceWe believe great customer experiences are sincere and part of healing. We attend to small details, anticipate needs, and are responsive, gracious hosts. We listen carefully, seek feedback and continuously improve ourselves and our practice as leaders and innovators in the delivery of patient care. Our customers are our patients, family members, physicians, visitors, co-workers and members of our community.