Director, Cancer Center (RN Required)

JPS Health Network - Fort Worth, TX (30+ days ago)3.9

Description: The Director of the Cancer Center is responsible for the operations of the multi-disciplinary Cancer Center program including but not limited to Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Infusion Center and Cancer Registry. This position maintains responsibility for the safe and efficient operations including clinical and non-clinical operations. Typical Duties:

Directs all aspects of operation (i.e. administrative, business, clinical, regulatory, etc.) for assigned Cancer Center.

Establishes a solid working relationship with all key leadership including other Directors, Managers, Medical Directors, Department Chairs, Nursing leadership and others, to assure system wide integration and coordination in the clinical and non-clinical operations of all areas.

Develops Managers and Team Leaders by defining roles/responsibilities and expectations, assigning and communicating performance and promoting professional growth and accountability. Assists leaders in communicating and aligning work priorities with the organizational vision, mission, values, and service standards.

Leads growth initiatives with a systematic planning process. Works collaboratively with Senior Leaders to develop, implement, and support service-line leadership models for Cancer Center program. Collaborates with the leadership team, working strategically to build strong programs in relation to benchmarks and standards. Leads work force initiatives.

Directs with appropriate stakeholders to ensure compliance to American College of Surgeons accreditation, state and federal rules and regulations such as Joint Commission accreditation in addition to applicable policy development and monitoring of compliance.

Establishes objectives and benchmarks to evaluate operational success for Cancer Center and prepare reports to inform management team of status and progress towards goals.

Builds and supports effective relationships with and between all individuals including staff, physicians, the community, patients, families, volunteers, and colleagues to assure the delivery of safe, quality, patient care.

Creates and sustains a culture based on trust, mutual respect, and common understanding of needs. Supports and implements process improvement activities that enhance clinical outcomes, improve patient satisfaction and improve operational efficiency to manage costs more effectively.

Assures financial stewardship for Cancer Center for operational and capital acquisition processes. Maintains an adequate systems for internal control over financial interactions.

Designs and oversees an organizational structure that assures effective delivery enhancing the patient family experience.

Has oversight and directs the management and development of quality management practices that deliver effective and efficient services and ensure optimal patient outcomes. Assures a measurable, outcome-focused, systematic approach to care delivery.

Leads innovation in care delivery model design and develops processes that ensure patient safety and promotes a patient-centered environment with evidenced based, quality clinical practice consistent with current research, organizational and national practice standards.

Stays abreast of the latest developments, trends and advancements in the field by attending/teaching seminars or workshops, reading professional journals, maintaining appropriate licensing or certification and actively participating in professional organizations.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:Required Education and Experience:
Bachelors of Science in Nursing with a Master’s Degree in Healthcare or Business.

Seven (7) plus years of progressive leadership responsibility in a health care environment.


Master’s degree in Nursing from an accredited program.

Seven (7) plus years of progressive leadership responsibility in a health care environment.

Required Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:
Current licensure by the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas or proof of reciprocity of licensure between the State of Texas and another state. Must be maintained throughout employment.

Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) and maintained throughout employment.

Preferred Education and Experience:
3-5 years oncology experience in a management capacity.

Preferred Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:
Training in LEAN philosophy with Green Belt certification or eligibility.

Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN).