Oklahoma's only NCI-Designated Cancer Center - ranked among the top 50 cancer centers in the nation by US News & World Report. SCC currently ranks #1 among all cancer centers in the nation for the number of patients participating in NCI-sponsored clinical trials. Find out more here:
Under limited supervision, responsible for the planning, direction, and coordination of nursing activities related to Stephenson Cancer Center (SCC). Works collaboratively with the SCC Director of Operations, clinic managers and Medical Directors providing daily nursing oversight for the SCC outpatient clinics.
Responsibilities listed in this section are core to the position. Inability to perform these responsibilities with or without an accommodation may result in disqualification from the position.
Monitors and manages clinical processes including: compliance with clinical policies and nursing practice, adherence to the National Patient Safety Goals, maintaining compliance with Joint Commission standards, and PQRI and other clinical measure of performance.
Assesses, plans for, implements use of and evaluates services and equipment to meet the needs of the patient and to enhance the department’s contribution to overall hospital outcomes.
Participates in the organization of oncology clinic services to delineate nursing authority and functional responsibility to provide for effective care.
Coordinates the activities of the department with other activities of the hospital.
Works collaboratively with SCC Director of Operations to manage the budget for the clinics by effective analysis of operations, identification of cost reduction opportunities and evaluation of products and services.
Develops effective communication channels with nursing managers and all nursing staff.
Define and develops effective roles for licensed nursing personnel, technologists, CMOA\’s who are directly involved in patient care in the ambulatory setting.
Participates in the recruitment and retention of nursing personnel.
Ensures that department meets all appropriate nursing accreditation and professional standards.
Participates in continuing education, staff development and research programs for all nursing staff.
Provides and supports manager’s efforts to orientation for nursing management staff.
Reviews employee performance to ensure compliance with applicable rules and effective management practices.
Participates in community, professional and educational programs and activities.
Provides support to leadership in strategic planning, analysis and direction, project facilitation, productivity and operations improvement.
Provide support and leadership through new system implementation to include but not limited to EHR.
Leads and motivates nursing teams with the intent to create and articulate the vision and direction of SCC and OU Medicine.
Recommends strategies to enhance and/or grow practice services throughout the nursing staff within the oncology service line.
Responsible for the integrity of operational processes.
Prepares monthly operations reports as requested and present results to management, physicians and committees.
Serves on committees and groups associated with oncology services and development as needed.
In conjunction with other members of the senior management team, develops an operational plan that establishes clearly defined nursing performance standards, metrics and workflows that can be tracked against timelines to evaluate the organization's nursing and patient care performances at all times. These standardizations to be achieve across oncology services.
Develops processes and fosters a commitment to Magnet designation.
Participates in complaint resolution and maintains a high level of customer satisfaction.
Performs other duties as assigned
Education: Graduate of an approved school of nursing. Master’s level education required; without a BSN, Master’s level of education must be a MSN
Experience: Five (5) years relevant experience to include at least one (1) year as a manager or supervisor
License/Certifications/Registrations required: Current RN License issued by the Oklahoma State Board of Nursing, or a current multistate compact RN License (eNLC). Current Basic Life Support (BLS) issued by the American Heart Association required upon hire. OCN certification preferred.
ACLS (American Heart Association) and PALS (American Heart Association) within 1 year of hire.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of nursing principles and techniques related to assigned department(s).
Knowledge of managerial functions such as ability to solve practical problems, maintain a budget, report writing and performance improvement tools.
Good computer skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal communication skills for interaction with staff, patients and medical professionals.
Ability to prioritize and manage several tasks at one time.
Skills in planning, coordinating and measuring departmental activities.
Additional Salary Information: OU Medicine, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including PTO, 401(k), medical and dental plans, and many more. We know that a total benefits and compensation package, designed to meet your specific needs both inside and outside of the work environment, create peace of mind for you and your family.
Internal Number: R0005670
About OU Medicine
OU Medicine — along with its academic partner, the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center — is the state’s only comprehensive academic health system of hospitals, clinics and centers of excellence. With 11,000 employees and more than 1,300 physicians and advanced practice providers, OU Medicine is home to Oklahoma’s largest physician network with a complete range of specialty care.
The Stephenson Cancer Center is Oklahoma’s only National Cancer Institute-Designated Cancer Center. One of the country’s elite centers, the Stephenson Cancer Center is the largest and most comprehensive oncology practice in the state, delivering patient-centered, multidisciplinary care for every type of cancer. As one of the country’s leading research organizations, the Stephenson Cancer Center uses the latest innovations to fight and eliminate cancer, and is currently ranked No. 1 among all cancer centers in the nation for the number of patients participating in NCI-sponsored treatment trials.