The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), located in Seattle, Washington, is part of a dynamic collaboration among three organizations known nationally and internationally for their patient care and research: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, and Seattle Children's. Over the past 25 years, these institutions have worked together to support their mission of adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education.
The Nurse Manager is responsible for planning, directing and controlling the services and daily operations of their department/clinics. The manager oversees the administrative functions including day-to-day operations, develop and oversee budget, human resources management, and quality assurance activities for the Procedure Suite and Pulmonary Function Testing departments.
This management position collaborates with medical leaders, peers and colleagues at the SCCA as well as our partner institutions (Fred Hutch, UW Medical Center and Seattle Children's) to assure the provision of high quality, patient and family-centered care in an environment that facilitates the conduct of clinical research. Work situations range from clinical to managerial and require independent decision-making, analysis, policy and program development, problem and issue resolution and leadership skills. This position is responsible for the nursing management of patients being sedated in association with procedures. The nurse provides direct patient care, consults with physicians and other nurses, and sets clinical standards and is involved in education activities. Serves as a member of the clinic emergency response team.
This position reports to the Associate Director for Imaging, Procedure Suite and Pulmonary Function.
With medical staff leaders, is responsible for the organizational, management, operational and administrative activities of the clinics
Provides for Registered Nurse and assistive personnel supervision at the appropriate depth and scope for the patient/population needs. Functions as a clinical role model for staff nurses by staying current on clinical practice issues.
Assures a safe environment for clinical staff to care for patients, including provision of appropriate patient care equipment and assuring compliance with procedures
Ensure department is staffed appropriately and supervise staff, including hiring, performance evaluations, ensuring training and development, handling disciplinary action, layoff and termination issues. Provides teaching, coaching and consultation on clinical issues for professional nursing staff.
Encourages innovative approaches to patient care in collaboration with clinic management team
Support and implements specific customer service, financial goals & objectives and quality initiatives consistent with SCCAs strategic plan and goals
Prepares and monitors the operating budget. Analyzes financial impact of internal changes and implements clinically sound cost-efficiencies
Ensures customer satisfaction by analyzing customer complaints, concerns and suggestions and providing appropriate follow-through
Bachelors Degree in Nursing
Current Washington State Registered Nurse License
Progressively responsible administrative experience for 5 or more years
Experience in Same Day Surgery, PACU or Endoscopy
Works well with team members toward a common purpose; reinforces the efforts and goals of the work group; supports the teams decisions regardless of individual viewpoint
Demonstrates good customer relations skills
Demonstrated leadership skills
Proficiency in use of standard office computer software programs, equipment and clinical information systems
Masters Degree in healthcare or business or an equivalent in combination of education and experience
Possesses working knowledge of financial processes, including budget preparation and asset management
Experience in implementing Lean principles and Continuous Process Improvement Methodology
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The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance was incorporated in 1998 as a separate, jointly governed non-profit that included the cancer programs of three partners. Seattle Cancer Care Alliance is a cancer treatment center that unites doctors from Fred Hutchison Cancer Research Center, University of Washington Medical Center, and Seattle Children’s. The purpose of this organization is to provide state-of the-art patient and family centered care; support the conduct of cancer clinical research and education; enhance access to improved cancer interventions; and advance the standard of cancer care regionally and beyond. The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance is the only NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center in the Northwest, and according to the National Cancer Data Base, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance patients in general have better survival rates than patients treated at other cancer treatment centers.