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Assistant Clinical Director of Patient Access Service
The assistant clinical director provides leadership to the Patient Access Nurse Coordinators, in collaboration with the Director, by ensuring the Institution’s strategic growth plan and priorities for clinical programs are achieved. Contributes and implements initiatives that promote an environment assuring ease of access and quality service for all. Oversees the daily operational functions, staff management and clinical decision making.
The Patient Access team coordinates and maximizes access for new/potential patients to MSKCC by using oncology expertise and critical thinking skills to insure appropriate resolution of all calls/requests and serves as the clinical resource for the Care Advisors to assure quality referrals and appropriate, timely appointments.
Knowledgeable about business and the marketplace and able to apply this knowledge to advance the organization's goals.
A provider of work directives, delegating responsibilities as necessary and removing obstacles in order to get work done.
Building effective teams where team members apply their diverse skills and perspectives to achieve common goals.
Able to operate effectively, even when circumstances are un clear or the way forward is not obvious.
Recruit, orient, and develops Patient Access Nurse Coordinators and other staff.
Utilize oncology expertise to assess inquiries/requests by reviewing the intake of information or by speaking directly with callers.
Ensure the quality of care delivery, with an emphasis on all clinical components.
Implement institutional initiatives and administrative goals to maximize access for new/potential patients to MSK.
Collaborate with the Director and other leaders to improve overall long-term effectiveness of the program through review of new visit appointment availability, referral patterns, and by ensuring that the right staff is in place to achieve departmental objectives.
Bachelor’s of Nursing (BSN)-Required. Master’s degree is a nursing area is highly preferred.
10 years+ experience as a clinical RN in Oncology.
Shifts: Four 10 hour days, M-F
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