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Nurse Manager - MDA-UTMB Galveston (ATC)

Company: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Location: Galveston
Posted on: November 14, 2022

Job Description:

MISSION STATEMENT The mission of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation, and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention, and through education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public. SUMMARY The Nurse Manager in the MDA UTMB Galveston location is responsible for the daily operations of assigned Houston Area Location (HAL) which includes delivery of radiation oncology, medical oncology and infusion therapy services, and surgical oncology. Responsible for physician and infusion template management, resource management and the delivery of patient care services in the HAL. Participates in strategic planning and represents the HAL in divisional and institutional arenas. The Nurse Manager collaborates with assigned Center's faculty and staff and the local community to ensure the delivery of quality patient care and customer service. Ensures personnel's adherence to competencies, policies, procedures and guidelines. Manages staff performance and establishes and maintains processes which support the business operations of the HAL. Interacts with HAL and main campus colleagues to address issues and opportunities of common interest. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's degree in Nursing and five years of professional nursing experience to include one year of supervisory experience in direct patient care activities. Prefer candidates that have at least two years of leadership and Oncology experience. Ambulatory/outpatient experience is a plus. Schedule will be Monday - Friday 8am-5pm no weekends, no holidays. 1. Ensures adherence to the Nurse Practice Act of the State of Texas, institutional standards of care and policies and procedures and external regulatory agencies. Ensures that staff and HAL are compliant with external regulatory agency requirements (e.g. JC, HIPAA, Magnet etc.). Ensures maintenance of personnel records in compliance with Joint Commission and institutional requirements. Ensures single point of review is completed within defined timeframe. Monitors Center's aesthetics and functionality by collaborating with Facilities Management regarding property maintenance issues. Collaborates with PC NM/CAD in developing and updating policies and procedures. 2. Coordinates personnel activities of the Center including staff education, selection, counseling, and evaluation. Assumes responsibility for the recruitment of clinical nurses and clerical staff. Collaborates with PC NM/CAD regarding hiring needs and decisions. Demonstrates effective interviewing and employee selection skills to meet unit needs for specific skills, knowledge and diversity. Rigorously screens candidates and hires for performance potential. Ensures respective Center's staff is appropriately cross trained by assisting in the orientation of new staff as well as precepting nurses in Radiation Oncology, Infusion Therapy and Medical Oncology, and Surgical Oncology. Addresses employee issues in a timely manner. Develops and maintains effective staffing plans. 3. Ensures the provision of safe and effective patient care and business services. Develops goals / objectives consistent with identified best practices and evaluates outcomes accordingly. Provides oversight of the triage and coordination of patient appointments between the HAL and main campus. Collaborates with the Patient Access Supervisor to ensure effective and efficient Business Center operations. Collaborates with colleagues and multidisciplinary teams within the practice and associated hospital, community practices and ancillary partners to accomplish mutual patient care access and delivery of care goals. Leads Center efforts to operationalize goals including implementation and evaluation of outcomes. Identifies and implements effective and innovative solutions to problems identified and develops opportunities and programs in partnership with faculty, PC NM and CAD. Actively participates and proposes space planning/renovations based on data which supports the Center's patient activity and programmatic initiatives. 4. Serves as a professional role model and mentor Effectively models role of leader as facilitator, coach, mentor and group leader. Demonstrates professional accountability by maintaining proficiency in assigned role and involvement in professional organizations. Seeks opportunities to broaden business perspective and knowledge. Assists with educational activities of visitors to the various areas of the HAL. Other duties as assigned EDUCATION Required: Bachelor's degree in Nursing. Preferred: Master's Degree in Nursing. EXPERIENCE Required: Five years of professional nursing experience, including one year of supervisory experience in direct patient care activities. Successful completion of the LEADing Self Accelerate program may substitute for one year of required supervisory or management experience. Preferred: Two years of leadership and Oncology experience; ambulatory/outpatient experience. CERTIFICATION Required: Current State of Texas Professional Nursing License (RN). Basic Life Support (BLS) or Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification. Preferred: Preferred: American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS), ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) or PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) certification as required by patient care area. Must pass pre-employment skills test as required and administered by Human Resources. It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. Additional Information Requisition ID: 154355 Employment Status: Full-Time Employee Status: Regular FLSA: exempt and eligible for overtime after 80 hours worked in a two week period, paid at a straight rate Work Week: Days Fund Type: Hard Work Location: Onsite Pivotal Position: Yes Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 106,000 Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 132,500 Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 159,000 Science Jobs: No

Keywords: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Galveston , Nurse Manager - MDA-UTMB Galveston (ATC), Executive , Galveston, Texas

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