Director of Cancer Center
Company: Health Career Associates
Posted on: January 17, 2020
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Director of Cancer Center
The Director provides strategic leadership and direction for the
Cancer Center, leading day-to-day operations, including directing,
organizing, planning, staffing and managing resources. Specific
areas of responsibility include collaboration with physicians and
Medical Center leaders, performance improvement, regulatory
compliance and staff supervision. The Director has a leadership
role in building relationships, coordinating patient care and
creating and sustaining a positive context for the cancer program.
This individual is also responsible for effectively interacting
with other functional units of the co-management partners. In
addition, this individual has responsible oversight of the cancer
registry area, cancer navigators and collaboration with nursing
leadership on the inpatient cancer unit. The Director provides
leadership for the cancer committee to assure continued good
standing with accreditation boards and works with co-management
providers to develop various aspects of the cancer center,
including but not limited to cancer conferences and network
PRINCIPAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
1.Commits to the mission, vision, beliefs and consistently
demonstrates our core values.
2.Works with Administration to develop and maintain a scope of
service and organization that defines the services to be delivered,
areas of responsibility for staff and reporting relationships.
3.Builds and maintains positive relationships with physicians,
medical center leaders and staff.
4.Works with physicians, staff and senior leaders to develop annual
and long-term goals for the Cancer Center.
5.Evaluates the facility and resources needed to accomplish the
mission and annual goals for the Cancer Center.
6.Assesses and monitors medical technology development and
recommends adoption of new technology as appropriate working in
collaboration with appropriate area leaders.
7.Monitors patient volume, demographics and market share. Initiates
actions to maintain and improve market share.
8.Creates and maintains avenues for new business in a regional
geographic location; building networks of providers.
9.Develops avenues for fundraising; works collaboratively with
Bryan Foundation in fundraising activities and goals.
10.Develops marketing strategies to enhance program image,
strengthen recognition and develop loyalty.
11.Assesses the existence and relative strength of all components
of the continuum of care. Initiates actions as appropriate to
develop and enhance those elements of the continuum deemed
12.Develops or adopts policies, procedures, protocols, methods and
processes for appropriate delivery of clinical services, which meet
established standards of performance, efficient operations and
13.Monitors customer satisfaction in relation to quality standards
and collaborates with staff to address opportunities for
14.Develops and coordinators community support and education
activities related to cancer care.
15.Insures effective and appropriate utilization of available
resources to assure quality, cost effective patient care.
16.Demonstrates effective interpersonal skills and facilitates
cooperative and collaborative relationships among disciplines and
17.Attends and participates in department director/management
meetings and interdisciplinary committees.
18.Makes decisions based on the needs of the department within the
context of the needs of the hospital and joint venture entities as
19.Encourages and participates in joint planning and program
development with health care team members.
20.Prepares and monitors operational and capital budgets as they
relate to the Cancer Center.
21.Directs, supervises, and coordinates the activities of staff
through coaching and individual development.
22.Completes performance appraisals and all required activities
related to management of staff.
23.Performs other related projects and duties as assigned.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
1.Knowledge of fiscal management systems and techniques.
2.Knowledge of human resource management practices including
supervision and staff development.
3.Knowledge of governmental regulations and reimbursement
4.Knowledge of computer hardware equipment and software
applications relevant to work functions.
5.Skill in exercising initiative, problem-solving and
6.Skill in developing and maintaining effective relationships with
physicians, advanced practitioners, staff, peers, clients,
regulators and the public.
7.Skill in organizing work to achieve goals and objectives.
8.Ability to analyze and interpret complex data.
9.Ability to research and prepare comprehensive reports.
10.Ability to monitor quality control standards.
11.Ability to maintain confidentiality relevant to sensitive
12.Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with all
levels of personnel, co-management group, medical staff and diverse
13. Ability to maintain confidentiality relevant to sensitive
information and legal issues.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Master's degree in Nursing, Health Care Administration or related
field required. Licensure as a Radiologic Technologist or
Registered Nurse preferred. Minimum of three (3) years progressive
experiences as a licensed clinical professional required. Minimum
of three (3) years in management or supervisory role required.
Experience with cancer center program development preferred.
Salary minimum $116,396/year.
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