• Nurse Manager, Women's Center & Specialty Oncology Clinics

    Job ID
    11566
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Company
    Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
    Location
    US-WA-Seattle
    Category
    Nursing and Nursing Support
  • Overview

    EXCEPTIONAL CANCER CARE, EXCEPTIONAL NURSES

     

    Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, in Seattle, Washington, is part of a dynamic collaboration among three organizations known nationally and internationally for their patient care and research: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, and Seattle Children's. These three organizations have worked together to support their mission of world class adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education.  Please join us and be part of making a difference in the lives of our patients, families, and community!

     

    At Seattle Cancer Care Alliance every patient, every life matters. Our dedicated nurses are a driving force making SCCA a global leader in the prevention, treatment, and cure of cancer. Our nurses rank among leading experts in oncology. Our nurses provide exceptional patient and family-centered care as they coordinate and assist in individualized treatment. They integrate care with support for the research and development of innovative therapies.  Embarking with each patient on a journey through cancer treatment and survival, our compassionate nurses walk hand-in-hand with courage and hope with each individual to ensure the best possible patient outcome. 

     

     

    Our nurses are vital to the journey of cancer care.  We invite you to explore our career opportunities and apply online for more information.

     

    The Nurse Manager is responsible for planning, directing and controlling the services and daily operations of a busy outpatient oncology clinic. The manager oversees the administrative functions including day-to-day operations, develop and oversee budget, human resources management, promoting best clinical practice and quality assurance activities for the clinic.

    This management position collaborates with medical leaders and colleagues at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) as well as our partner institutions (FHCRC, UWMC and Seattle Children's) to assure the provision of high quality, patient and family-centered care in an environment that facilitates the conduct of clinical research. Work situations range from clinical to managerial and require independent decision-making, analysis, policy and program development, strong clinical judgment, problem and issue resolution and leadership skills.

    Responsibilities

    • With medical staff leaders, is responsible for the organizational, management, operational and administrative activities of the clinics.
    • Provides for Registered Nurse and assistive personnel supervision at the appropriate depth and scope for the patient/population needs. Functions as a clinical role model for nurses by staying current on best clinical practice.
    • Assures a safe environment for clinical staff to care for patients, including provision of appropriate patient care equipment and assuring compliance with procedures.
    • Ensure department is staffed appropriately and supervise staff, including hiring, performance evaluations, ensuring training and development, handling disciplinary action, layoff and termination issues. Provides teaching, coaching and consultation on clinical issues for professional nursing staff.
    • Encourages innovative approaches to patient care in collaboration with clinic management team.
    • Support and implements specific customer service, financial goals & objectives and quality initiatives consistent with SCCA’s strategic plan and goals.
    • Prepares and monitors the operating budget. Analyzes financial impact of internal changes and implements clinically sound cost-efficiencies.
    • Ensures customer satisfaction by analyzing patient complaints, concerns and suggestions and providing appropriate follow-through

    Qualifications

    Key skills, knowledge and abilities:

    • Works well with team members toward a common purpose; reinforces the efforts and goals of the work group; supports the team’s decisions regardless of individual viewpoint
    • Demonstrates good customer relations skills
    • Demonstrated leadership skills
    • Proficiency in use of standard office computer software programs, equipment and clinical information systems 

    Required qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
    • Current Washington State Registered Nurse License
    • Progressively responsible administrative experience for 5 or more years.

    Preferred qualifications:

    • Master’s Degree in Healthcare or Business or an equivalent in combination of education and experience
    • Possesses working knowledge of financial processes, including budget preparation and asset management
    • Experience in implementing Lean principles and Continuous Process Improvement Methodology

    Our Commitment to Diversity

    We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and VEVRAA Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at escmail@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.

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