Key Responsibilities include:
- Exhibits a degree of independence required to achieve operating results consistent with approved operating plans, objectives, and policies. The Director is responsible for the overall operations of her/his departments, including compliance with all regulatory agencies for all areas of responsibility.
- Responsible for goal development, planning, execution, and evaluation of goal achievement. Develops short, mid-, and long-term goals with plans to facilitate/guide goal achievement that are consistent with the mission and values of the City of Hope.
- Effectively communicates with patients, visitors, management staff, departmental personnel, physicians, peers, and other City of Hope personnel. Participates in required meetings. Demonstrates effective problem solving, negotiating, and conflict resolution skills. Promotes teamwork.
- Serves as role model, motivates, mentors, and inspires management staff and department personnel; demonstrates flexibility and impartiality when dealing with others.
- Performs annual employee performance evaluation and motivates employees to perform in an efficient and professional manner; recruits and maintain the staff necessary to carry out the functions of the departments.
- Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.
Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:
- Master's Degree in Nursing or in Related Field. If Master's Degree in related field, must have bachelor’s degree in Nursing.
- 7+ years nursing experience required with a minimum of 5+ years in nursing leadership.
- Three to five years of ambulatory oncology experience.
- Academic oncology training/education
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills and relationship building; a knowledge of the health care environment; leadership that includes such skills as successfully implementing and managing a change process – ability to use systems thinking- and inspire, coach others to be successful; model the way for professional practice; professionalism and teamwork/collaboration for self/department/medical staff; and possess necessary business skills to manage human and material resources.
- Must be a continuous learner who understands health care financing; strategy and operations for running a business unit(s); and effectively employ data and technology to support work processes and make decisions.
- Supports shared governance or shared decision making; manages the design and delivery of care that in based on evidence and focused on quality and safety.
- Knowledge of risk management and various accreditation/regulations and licensing requirements assuring that these are upheld while advancing industry standards through the achievement of goals by effective management and measurement of outcomes.
- Proven track record of strategic programmatic leadership and development especially as it relates to oncology ambulatory clinics, patient engagement, and employee engagement.
- Knowledge of Title 22, DHS, and Joint Commission standards
- Must have Excellent Interpersonal skills, must have the ability to effectively influence and persuade nursing, physician, and hospital leadership to implement change.