Oncology Breast Clinic Patient Care Manager

Vanderbilt University Medical Center - Nashville, TN3.8

Located in Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching, discovery and patient care, Vanderbilt Health is a community of individuals who come to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity — of culture, thinking, learning and leading — is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbilt’s mission is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.

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Unit Summary:
Our Breast Center is Nationally Accredited and is a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence. Services include, treatment for benign breast disease, Medical Oncology, Surgical Oncology, Plastics/Reconstruction, Genetics and Survivorship Clinics and Patient Oncology. The Breast Clinic completed 21,762 visits the past year.

Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration (LCR):
Registered Nurse

Position Shift:
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Your Role:
You will lead a large multidisciplinary Breast Center. Direct Reports include a Business Clinical Coordinator, Office Supervisor, Charge Nurses, RNs, LPNs and MAs. Total direct reports are about 27. We believe in a multidisciplinary team approach, and are dedicated to providing high quality care to our patients with attention to clinical expertise, evidence-based practice, patient safety, and positive outcomes.

You will collaborate with a manager of radiology at the same location to ensure a collaborative, continuum of care for our patients. This continuum begins at screening and goes through all treatments for an oncology diagnosis including reconstruction and survivorship services. For more information regarding the physical requirements and environmental conditions for this job, please click here.

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Basic Qualifications

Other : 1. Nursing degree required. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) or Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), or Doctorate in nursing. 2. Masters degree or higher education required. 3. If nursing degree at Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) level, then masters can be non-nursing degree. and 5 years relevant experience
Prefer OCN and NAPBC Certification and COC Accreditation Experience

Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration (LCR):
Registered Nurse Required

Physical Requirements/Strengths needed & Physical Demands:
Medium Work category requiring exertion up to 50lbs of force occasionally and/or up to 20 of force frequently and/or up to 10 of force continually to move objects.


Occasional: Standing: Remaining on one's feet without moving.
Occasional: Walking: Moving about on foot.
Occasional: Lifting under 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects under 35 lbs from one level to another
Occasional: Lifting over 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects from one level to another, includes upward pulling over 35 lbs, with help of coworkers or assistive device
Occasional: Carrying under 35 lbs: Transporting an object holding in hands, arms or shoulders, with help of coworkers or assistive device.
Occasional: Push/Pull: Exerting force to move objects away from or toward.
Occasional: Bending/Stooping: Trunk bending downward and forward by bending spine at waist requiring full use of lower extremities and back muscles
Occasional: Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, crouching or maneuvering self, patient and equipment simultaneously while working in large and small spaces
Occasional: Climbing: Ascending or descending stairs/ramps using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.
Occasional: Kneeling:Bending legs at knees to come to rest on knee or knees.
Occasional: Crouching/Squatting: Bending body downward and forward by bending legs and spine.Reaching above shoulders: Extending arms in any direction above shoulders.
Occasional: Reaching above shoulders: Extending arms in any direction above shoulders.
Occasional: Reaching below shoulders: Extending arms in any direction below shoulders.
Occasional: Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with hand or hands.
Occasional: Bimanual Dexterity: Requiring the use of both hands.
Frequent: Sitting: Remaining in seated position
Frequent: Fingering: Picking, pinching, gripping, working primarily with fingers requiring fine manipulation.


Frequent: Communication: Expressing or exchanging written/verbal/electronic information.
Continuous: Auditory: Perceiving the variances of sounds, tones and pitches and able to focus on single source of auditory information
Continuous: Vision: Clarity of near vision at 20 inches or less and far vision at 20 feet or more with depth perception, peripheral vision, color vision.
Continuous: Smell: Ability to detect and identify odors.
Continuous: Feeling: Ability to perceive size, shape, temperature, texture by touch with fingertips.

Environmental Conditions

Occasional: Chemicals and Gasses: Medications, cleaning chemicals, oxygen, other medical gases used in work area.
Occasional: Pathogens: Risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens and other contagious illnesses.