In this position, the Manager has primary oversight of the SVH Oncology department with responsibilities including, but not limited to, human resource management, quality management, budget management, facilitation of inter/intra-departmental and medical staff communication, participation in research and education, patient flow and staff assignments and the maintenance and monitoring of regulatory standards of care.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Nursing Manager Oversight Responsibilities
Directs and participates in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of Quality Assessment and Quality Improvement activities for all critical care services
Identifies problems, proposes solutions, and reviews the finding of monitoring and evaluation activities, utilizing the interactive planning process with service area personnel
Collaborates with other departments or disciplines and includes all stakeholders to develop methods and/or systems for improving quality and decreasing costs
Maintains physician relations by contacting key physicians on a periodic basis and responding to suggestions for improvement, investigating thoroughly all concerns expressed by physicians, and working proactively with physician groups for new program development when applicable
Explores information for decision-making and defines issues clearly integrating different ideas and perspectives
Emphasizes long-term versus short term solutions to problems that arise, using a structured problem solving approach to correct the root cause of a problem
Provides necessary resources/cooperation so that innovative solutions can be implemented.
Identifies decisions that can be made alone and which need consultation with others and makes timely decisions, minimizing emotional and impulsive decisions and crisis management.
Anticipates potential problems and implements preventive measures before problems occur.
Leadership Communication and Skill
â¢ Promotes evidence based nursing practice
Identifies various constituents and develops appropriate communication approaches, suspending judgment until all points of view are fully explained and understood.
Effectively directs his/her group through change management processes and facilitates groups to achieve desired results reflecting the group's ideas and input
Encourages and uses positive human resource practices throughout the department, including: mentoring, using performance management techniques - setting objectives, providing feedback, evaluating results, defining roles and responsibilities with direct reports, training and developing staff, using coaching/counseling to improve or sustain performance and making effective hiring, promotion, transfer, disciplinary, and termination decisions
Possesses a thorough understanding of the healthcare environment and keeps current on industry developments, including the Catholic healthcare ministry.
Maintains financial accountability for assigned departments; functions within established budget.
Examines alternative methods of providing required services in order to reduce departmental supply and personnel costs.
Combines ethical judgment with technical skills within the policy and legal guidelines of the institution; understands the legal, social, economic and political forces which influence the health care system.
Effectively uses financial information for strategic and operational decision making and participates in the preparation of annual budgets for capital equipment, personnel, supplies, and other departmental costs
Respects and appreciates individual differences in perspective and background; recognizes others as individuals by showing respect for their beliefs/values and treating them with fairness and understanding.
Understands the organization's mission, vision, values, and strategies and how they shape the organization and integrates the mission, vision and values into departmental activities
Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing
Current MT RN licensure
Current BLS certification
Minimum of 3 years experience in oncology nursing
Minimum of 3 years of leadership experience
Clinical specialty certification desired
Ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically within a multi-functional team
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Ability to successfully function in a fast paced, service oriented environment
Experience in understanding and usage of computers, including the Microsoft Office Suite, and ability to learn applications relevant to the position
SCL Health is a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that operates eight hospitals, four safety net clinics, one children’s mental health center and more than 190 ambulatory service centers in three states – Colorado, Kansas and Montana. The health system includes 15,000 full-time associates and more than 500 employed providers.