Service Line Director – Oncology

Southern California

We have been engaged by a 175-bed community medical center in Orange County CA to assist in identifying top candidates for the position of RN Service Line Director for Oncology.

Position Summary:
• This position reports to the CNO and has administrative responsibility for the for the Oncology Service Line.
• The position is focused on the entire continuum of care and acts as a liaison between the Medical Staff, Patient, Administration, Nursing Staff and other disciplines.
• The Director is responsible for organizing, planning, directing, coordinating, and providing high quality, individualized patient care.
• These include overseeing the development and implementation of systems for evaluation of clinical competency to the nursing staff, helping to develop and update standards and policies, consultation of the nursing staff for complex nursing issues, providing pertinent continuing education for staff, mentoring of new staff and Performance Improvement activities.

Duties Include:
• Works with Medical Staff partners to meet performance metrics
• Develop and implement oncology-specific strategic business plan
• Collaborates with marketing to develop an image campaign for the oncology program at LAMC
• Operational oversight and management of the cancer program to include, but not limited to, radiation therapy, outpatient infusion center, patient navigation, tumor boards and accreditation.
• Demonstrates effective and responsible relationships with patients, families, medical director and key physicians, employees, management and administration, and related outside agencies.
• Assures timely follow up of patient, family, staff, and physician concerns.
• Assures effective staff recognition.
• Identifies priority quality improvement and customer satisfaction initiatives.
• Schedules the collection of data for these initiatives, and other ongoing reviews which serve as quality trending. Monitors and reviews the results with department staff on a regular basis.
• Achieves measurable improvement in key quality initiatives, which include both process, e.g., documentation, and outcome measures.
• Achieves measurable improvement in customer service.
• Reports at least annually to the designated hospital quality committee
Qualifications Required:
• Current California RN license
• Master’s Degree (MSN, MHA, MBA)
• Five years (5) experience in Oncology.
• Current knowledge of the field, with evidence of ongoing continuing education in clinical
• Progressive healthcare experience including at least two years supervisory experience.
• Demonstrated competence as a leader.
• Current American Heart Association BLS
• Oncology certification through ONS

IDEAL CANDIDATE: A Registered Nurse with Leadership experience over an outpatient Oncology Center with a track record of growing an Oncology Service Line.

Organization Details:
Since 1968, the Medical Center has become a premier healthcare facility in Orange County. It is a top performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission, among other awards and distinctions.

It is a 175-bed, acute-care facility. Specializations include:
• A Total Care Pavilion that houses cancer, imaging, infusion and orthopedic centers
• Interventional stroke and heart care services
• An ambulatory surgical center
• 24-hour emergency care, with online check-in
• Multiple Urgent care locations
The Cancer Center offers advanced radiation treatment options, close to home. Radiation oncology physician services are provided by UCLA Health and these board-certified radiation oncologists will work closely with you to select the treatment appropriate for you.
Among the services we offer:
• Treatment for adults
• Multidisciplinary treatment plans shared between surgical, medical and radiation oncologists, pathologists and radiologists
• A comfortable imaging center and infusion center

Exceptional opportunity with dynamic organization – competitive salary, relocation assistance and exceptional career growth potential

If you are personally interested in learning more about this position and wish to have a confidential conversation, please submit resume to:
Pat Holtermann or Kay Hays
360-665-2433 ~ 888-778-0098