Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center (P/SL) provides state-of-the-art, complex medical care in the heart of Denver. Patients come from six states in the Rocky Mountain region, including Colorado, Wyoming, Nebraska, Kansas, New Mexico, and South Dakota. Centers of Excellence Include: Advanced Center for Spinal Microsurgery. Bariatric Surgery. Cardiac Rehabilitation. Certified by the American Association of Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation. Colorado Blood Cancer Institute. Comprehensive Cancer Programs. The Denver Clinic for Extremities at Risk. Denver Wound Healing Center. Diabetes Management Center. High-risk Obstetrics, Level IIIC NICU & Pediatrics. Hyperbaric Oxygen Medicine. Kidney Transplant Center. Level IV Trauma Center. Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Sleep Study Lab. Spine and Joint Care Specialty Services. Vascular Center Thoracic Outlet Program
Director Of Oncology Responsible for operations and clinical aspects of Cancer Care Departments including 37-bed Bone Marrow Transplant In-patient Unit, 18-bed Oncology Unit, and Outpatient Nursing personnel in the Blood and Marrow Cancer Clinic (CBCI). This position is responsible for 150 FTE. Coordinates the integration of the services with respect to overall hospital functions. The Director will be accountable for the implementation of an effective and continuous program to measure and improve performance. They will assure a high level of customer satisfaction and manage productivity to achieve budgetary targets.
Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center is a major center for Blood Cancers and Bone Marrow Transplant. In 2016, nearly 300 bone marrow transplants were successfully completed at Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center. Approximately 55% are autologous transplants and 45% are allogeneic transplants.
General Responsibilities: • Establish nursing care standards based on current evidence in oncology nursing practice. • Hire, coach, counsel and evaluate nurses providing inpatient and outpatient care including utilizing an appropriate management structure to ensure efficient nursing operations. • Direct and manage nurse navigators in the clinic who manage the outpatient care under the direction of the BMT physicians. • Direct and manage the activities of the nurse coordinators; recruits, hires, guides, and evaluates. These nurse coordinators are responsible for pre-transplant assessment, testing, and preparation; patient and family education; preparation of admission orders; care coordination with referring community providers; coordination with the unrelated donor program (search, testing, collection); and completion of disability and/or insurance paperwork for patients. • Collaborate with Administrative Program Director and Program Physicians to provide overall leadership to the Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplant program. • Perform additional duties as assigned by senior leadership and executive director.
Quality Improvement: • Establish, direct, and maintain a program of quality management for the clinical program, the collection program (marrow harvest and apheresis), and the cell processing program which includes: o policies, procedures and systems to identify and develop performance measures for each of the program components; o processes for collection, analysis, review, and documentation of data related to clinical results and performance; o protocols for validation of significant procedures, processes, equipment, reagents, labels, containers, packaging materials, computer systems (as appropriate to each program component); o Use of the results of performance audits and validation studies to identify improvement opportunities and strategies to achieve improvement.
Regulatory: • Assists Eecutive Director in preparation process and on-going maintenance of standards for accreditation by the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapies (FACT), the only national accreditation body for stem cell transplantation. • Responds to requests for information (RFIs) from national, regional, and local insurers. RFIs include program information (housing, staff education, medical team, quality management activities, clinical protocols), and volume and outcome data.
• Training and Professional Development • Tuition Reimbursement • 401k (3%-9% match based on tenure) • Employee Stock Purchase Plan • Full Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance • Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
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A. Education: BSN B. Licensure/Certs: Colorado Registered Nurse license or eligible to obtain a Colorado RN License. Basic Life Support required, OCN &/or BMT-CN preferred. C. Experience: Minimum five years in oncology nursing with position demonstrating increasing responsibilities. Recent clinical experience in specialty. D. Special Qualifications: Demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of the practice of oncology nursing. Demonstrates the ability to plan and provide for delivery of nursing services. Demonstrates ability to establish clinical standards based on current evidence and then develops policies, procedures, and systems to meet quality and service standards. Ability to problem-solve independently and work effectively with staff in problem resolution. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Participates in counseling and guidance of personnel. Ability to assume twenty-four hour responsibility for patient care. Ability to assume leadership role with the health care team in planning and delivering patient care. Ability to mentor all staff in a positive collegial way which enhances professional growth in all areas under purview.
Degree of Supervision Required: Involves general guidance and direction by the Chief Nursing Officer. Employee will be expected to perform most job duties independently and in accordance with established departmental and hospital policies and procedures.
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