Clinical Nurse Director, Hematology/HCT Malignancy Program
Department: NURSING SUPPORT-HCT/HEMATOLOGY
Requisition ID: 1051
Schedule Type: Full-Time
Location: Medical Center (Duarte)
Job Title:Clinical Nurse Director, HEM/HCT Malignancy Program
Position Summary and Key Responsibilities:
This position plans, directs, coordinates and leads the adult Hematology and Hematopoietic Transplant continuum of care. Provides strategic leadership and vision to the Hematology / HCT Program whichleads the field as one of the world’s largest and most successful transplant centers. Responsible for achieving optimal service, quality, and clinical excellence that aligns with the mission, vision and values of the organization. Directs operational aspects ensuring financial compliance and meeting all legal and regulatory standards, 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. In collaboration with the Chair of the Department of Hematology and HCT, execute strategic vision for all phases of the clinical transplant program at City of Hope. Collaborates with the Chief Nursing Officer to represent a national presence with the Oncology Nursing Society, National Marrow Donor Program and other national associations and groups. Manages the organizational infrastructure to support 550 transplant patients per year and 94 inpatient beds. Provides leadership for nursing practice across the inpatient and out-patient continuum among the various professional nursing roles required for this service.
Directs and leads the supervision of human and material resources as well as strategic planning, budgeting, consistently evaluating for patient safety and regulatory compliance (CAP, DHS. FACT, TJC, and others) for all areas of responsibility. The Director hires, coaches, and develops staff and management personnel to ensure the delivery of quality care consistent with the scope of the discipline and adherence to professional practice standards. Consistently evaluates performance and competencies of staff and delivers coaching and counseling as warranted.
Key Responsibilities include:
* Strategic leadership and vision to position COH as a leader in HCT transplant.
* Directs the operational aspect of individual departments.
* Adheres to professional practice standards.
* Develops and evaluates programs for efficiency and clinical effectiveness. Supports the staff in all projects that will have positive outcome on patient care.
* Promotes and educates staff about the forces of magnetism and ensure alignment of practice is commiserate with evidence based practice.
* Continuously reviews and executes strategic plan for Heme/HCT service using LEAN/Six Sigma strategies for problem solving.
Program Management Leadership
* Leader of the inpatient and outpatient continuum of care for Hematology / HCT.
* Develops, maintains and achieves program operational objectives to enhance program’s national position.
* Assures clinical practice is in full compliance with all regulatory agencies.
* Creates standard operating procedures.
* Budget development and ongoing monitoring of expenses and revenue to meet budget revenue and expense target.
* Participates as needed in HCT contract negotiations.
* Ensures cost/case is aligned with organizational targets.
* Ensures appropriate level of service is provided with attention to length of stay and patient throughput considerations.
Personnel Management and Development
* Recruits, develops and retains key talent.
* Provide leadership and mentoring to develop staff.
* Motivates, influences and fosters culture change with staff colleagues, peers, physicians, other department directors and stakeholders in the organization to support the mission and core values.
* Ensures competencies are maintained across continuum of care for key role to allow for flexibility of assignments.
* Promotes quality and appropriate care aimed at improvement of specific outcomes, treatment and services through PI initiatives and nursing division shared governance councils. Utilizes LEAN/Six Sigma for problem solving framework.
Minimum Education and Skills Required for Consideration:
* MSN required.
* BSN/California RN license required
* 8 to 10 years nursing experience required.
* Minimum of 5 years in nursing leadership inclusive to HCT and Pediatrics.
* Proven track record of strategic programmatic leadership.
* BCLS required.
Relocation assistance may apply for this opportunity.
About City of Hope
City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 4000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.
Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation’s 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.
City of Hope strongly supports and values the uniqueness of all individuals and promotes a work environment where diversity is embraced. Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.