The Assistant Patient Care Manager (APCM) is a Registered Nurse (RN) for the Cancer Center Clinical Operations providing nursing leadership and management for a designated patient care unit or service. This APCM will be responsibile for the Outpatient Medical Oncology,Hematology and BMT Infusion Treatment Area at the Palo Alto Cancer Center. The APCM in conjuction with the Patient Care Manager is responsible for the 365 day operations of the nursing component of the following: management of patient care delivery, human resources management, performance improvement, fiscal management, management of organizational change, and unit goals and programs.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Assures the delivery of quality, therapeutic and cost-effective care to patient - Considers age-specific needs when interacting with patients and families - Effectively communicates and interacts with patients, families, staff and members of the community from diverse backgrounds - Assists in the effective and efficent management of human resources - Communicates staff and management performance expectations - Provides ongoing and annual performance feedback and evaluation - Strives toward high performance and improvement in all operations - Assists in the development, implementation and evaluates PI projects/processes in order to continually monitor and improve patient care - Assits in the Management of the unit workflow and patient care delivery with the goal of achieving optimum financial position - Communicates effectively to maintain positive working relationships and achieve desired outcomes - Works collaboratively with the PCM to guide and influence the course of change - Assumes responsibility for professional self-development - Assist to ensure that Quality of work reflects high professional and ethical standards Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.
- Current California (CA) Registered Nurse (RN) license
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)' in a work-related discipline/field from an accredited college or university
- 5 years of progressive leadership responsible and directly related work experience preferrable in Oncology, Heme and BMT
- Chemo/biologics certification preferred
These are the observable and measurable attributes and skills required to perform successfully the essential functions of the job and are generally demonstrated through qualifying experience, education, or licensure/certification.
- Ability to contribute to health care policy formulation when working in partnership with a multidisciplinary team of health care providers
- Ability to delegate responsibly to others, activities according to ability, level of preparation, the standards of practice and regulatory guidelines
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