This position is responsible for the successful operation of the cancer program for the WellStar Kennestone Hospital. Facilitates continuity of cancer related care, and integrate activities with other major organizational units and hospital departments. Establishes objectives, develops and implements plans to achieve corporate goals. Determines the organizational structure and directs staff to carry out plans. Measures results and takes appropriate corrective actions to ensure achievement of objectives. Develops, proposes and implements policies.
Under the direction of the Chief Operating Officer of Kennestone Hospital and with the System VP of Oncology, he/she will work collaboratively with other leaders within the cancer program to help grow and extend the oncology program. He/she serves as a key member of the WellStar Cancer Network leadership team, supporting the Vice President of Oncology and Chief Oncology Officer to ensure implementation of the Oncology Network strategies based at Kennestone Hospital.
He/She is responsible for supporting the development of strategic priorities for Kennestone Hospital with particular emphasis on building and strengthening the existing Tumor Subcommittees of Breast, Lung, GI, Melanoma, Liver, and GU. In addition, will work to build additional tumor sites such as Neuro/Brain and Head and Neck. These tumor subcommittees are vital clinical programs of the Kennestone Cancer Program and will require managing multiple priorities, working closely with the physician leaders (including WellStar Medical Group physicians, WellStar Clinical Partners (NGOC / The Breast Center, etc.) and other contributing private practicing physicians) and to carefully evaluate and when appropriate apply the necessary resources needed for these programs to be successful. Each tumor site program will have focus areas around quality, safely, growth strategy, and patient satisfaction.
Required Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s in Business Administration, Healthcare Administration, Nursing, or related field is strongly preferred. Experience in Lean Six Sigma preferred.
Required Minimum Certification: Lean Six Sigma certification preferred.
Required Minimum Experience: Minimum of five (5) to seven (7) years of progressive leadership experience, including four (4) years of management experience with significant focus on business and financial acumen. Minimum of five (5) years of experience in oncology services is required. Operational management experience required. Budgeting, financial management and service management required. Oncology regulatory and accreditation compliance experience required.
Required Minimum Skills: Performance management skills, financial acumen, strategic planning, communication skills, knowledge of industry standards, leadership and interpersonal skills; analytical skills to solve technical problems as well as abstract reasoning to define course of actions when information may be vague or unclear. The individual must be able to communicate and understand verbal and written English language, as well as possess the ability to organize and present data in a detailed, legible and compelling manner. Additionally, this role requires organizational skills that enable the individual to react and perform under stress and emergency situations, and to manage multiple priorities on an on-going basis. Management skills to effectively lead employees in a task-oriented environment, time management skills to meet scheduled and non-scheduled operational deadlines, analytical skills to prepare and manage budget. A patient centered focus, positive and compassionate attitude, and orientation to the unique challenges facing cancer patients are paramount qualities.
Job Id: KH-1162026