Nurse Manager Outpatient Oncology

 •  US Oncology Thornton, CO and 2 other locations

8 - 10 years experience  •  Patient Care

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 07/26/17
Thornton, CO
8 - 10 years experience
Patient Care
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 07/26/17

Position summary

Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers, Colorado's largest and most comprehensive provider of cancer care has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Manager of Nursing Services for our Northern Colorado Division (Boulder, Longmont, Thornton, Lakewood). 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

*Oversees the clinical operations for all nursing clinical support activities. 

-Collaborate with all departments to achieve organization objectives. 

-Maintains effective nursing staff coverage for the practice and satellites within budgetary constraints. 

-Hires and coordinates training for all nursing personnel. 

-Directs the correct use of charge codes and educates all staff in correct procedures per reimbursement guidelines. 

-Coordinates the completion of performance evaluations for all nursing staff and support. 

-Demonstrates working knowledge of applicable labor laws, schedules and coordinates employee vacations, sick leave and overtime. 

-Monitors and evaluates patient satisfaction.

-Facilitates QA process in nursing. 

-Provides staff training/inservices as required.

-Develops new services and activities for patients, families and staff in accordance with practice service objectives.

-Controls nursing departmental operating costs within budget parameters. 

- Ensures all licensing and certification criteria are met. 

-Provides support and direction as required in the area of clinical research in the practice and ensure nursing staff compliance to the established research protocols. 

-Performs tasks assigned to staff nurses as necessary. 

-Coordinates and implements internal developmental programs for nursing staff to enhance staff retention.
 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

Bachelors of Science in Nursing from an accredited program for professional nursing education from four-year college or university, business education courses preferred. Minimum seven years actively practicing as a registered nurse, with three years oncology experience.

One year managerial experience preferred. 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 preferred.

All candidates are required to pass a drug screening and background check prior to hire.  

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 

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 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.

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