NYU Langone Medical Center, a world-class, patient-centered, integrated, academic medical center, is one of the nation's premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of four hospitals - Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, one of only five hospitals in the nation dedicated to orthopaedics and rheumatology; and Hassenfeld Children's Hospital, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services across the medical center - plus the NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. The medical center's tri-fold mission to serve, teach and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education and research. For more information, go to www.NYULMC.org.
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Assistant Director-Oncology Regional Programs.
In this role, the successful candidate Under the direction of the Senior Director of Nursing, Ambulatory Oncology leads and manages nursing and other staff in the delivery of nursing and patient care programs designed for oncology regional sites. Responsible for optimizing the clinical and operational performance and acting as a resource to actively promote a culture of quality and safety throughout the Article 28 regional facilities. Design and implement process improvement and management tools to ensure the operational success. Participates in the development and management of Quality Improvement projects, incorporating standards according to the Joint Commission (TJC), NYS DOH and other regulatory related responsibilities as assigned.
- Initiate ambulatory policies and procedures for newly acquired cancer center regional sites. Ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements prior to opening.
- Develop and maintain ambulatory policies and procedures for the clinical/operational administration of the regional cancer programs. Plans, directs and coordinates the regulations in accordance with article 28.
- Oversee the clinical information systems in collaboration with the Perlmutter Cancer Center leadership and MCIT to enhance clinical operations.
- Serve as an on-site resource to improve clinical/operational operations and identify areas of improvement for patient care through process improvement, strategic planning, and managing change in the workplace and building teams.
- Serve as on and off site resource to improve clinical operations.
- Ensure appropriate staffing levels and coordination of resources.
- Develops, directs and monitors quality improvement initiatives.
- Examine current processes, policies and procedures and prepare facility for Joint Commission accreditation and surveys.
- Assist in troubleshooting institutional issues.
- Keep current on legislative and industry changes in order to maintain standards of care; disseminating information to all sites.
- Identifies need for and assists in design, implementation and monitoring of operational processes/activities to assure compliance with standards and facilitate ongoing survey readiness.
- Reviews and disseminates information pertaining to Joint Commission and NYS DOH compliance activities.
- Participates in enforcing the regulations governing an ambulatory clinical care center in accordance with article 28 regulations.
- Trains, coaches and/or mentors staff in the methods and tools of continuous quality improvement and root cause analysis.
- Conduct regular environmental inspections with department supervisors to ensure compliance.
- Coordinates and serves as a resource for occurrence review.
- Manages the collection of checklists, logs, surveys, and all other documentation to meet the required standards of care. Disseminates pertinent information to all facilities
- Tracks accreditations of the different modalities to ensure timely submission.
- Collaborates with pertinent departments within the medical center to achieve compliance with standards and regulations.
- Assists with other regulatory responsibilities as assigned.
- Professional Registered Nurse in New York State
- Bachelors degree in nursing required. Master's degree in nursing or health care administration required.
- Five years of clinical experience in oncology; minimum of five years of progressive leadership experience in an ambulatory setting
- Excellent skills in verbal/written communication, interpersonal and team building skills; demonstrates self-direction, critical thinking, creativity, risk-taking, change management and utilization of evidence based practice; financial planning and budgeting; computer literacy; regulatory compliance, supports professional nursing practice; values and supports an environment of learning; commitment to sustain a Magnet culture.
- Certification: Nursing Administration, Perioperative Nursing and/or relevant clinical specialty preferred
- Participation in professional organizations, such as ONS
- Physical stamina, manual dexterity, visual and aural acuity to perform responsibilities
- Ability to travel to multiple sites during the work week in Brooklyn, Queens and Long Island
- Valid Drivers License. Uses own car for travel preferred.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU Langone Medical Center provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents. And just as our employees invest so much in us, we invest in our employees. We're pleased to have one of the most competitive compensation packages not only among New York's hospitals and healthcare institutions, but within the corporate sector as well. We begin with exceptional medical, dental, and drug coverage. We enhance this basic coverage with comprehensive wellness programs, and supplement those with retirement investment and benefits plans, and generous paid time off allowances. Add to that a very attractive tuition program, and you'll see just some of the ways that NYU Langone Medical Center demonstrates our commitment to our employees.
NYU Langone Medical Center is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, military and veteran status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
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