Registered Nurse Manager - RN Manager Cancer Center

Job Number
Banner - University Medical Center Tucson
Banner-- Univ Med Ctr Tucson - C/P-NC Hemonc-Clinic
Position Type
FT: Full-Time
Internal Code A
Street Address
1501 N. Campbell Ave.
City & State
Posting Category
Leadership - Nursing
New Grad


RN Manager Cancer Center –

Full Time Days  Monday - Friday


The University of Arizona Cancer Center  (UACC) is a Center of Excellence. As a NCI comprehensive cancer center there is a strong focus on research with the overall mission to prevent and cure cancer.

The RN Manager oversees the daily operations of the clinic and supervises employees assigned to disease site specific teams.

The Oncology Teams in the Diamond Pavilion consist of:

  • Multidisciplinary teams include Oncology (Melanoma/Sarcoma & GU), Surgical/Oncology, Cutaneous Oncology, ENT & Cardiothoracic Surgery, Dermatology and Genetics
  • A team of professional oncology specialists including  a Clinical Pharmacist, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Nurse Navigator, Research team and Medical Assistants work closely with Medical Oncologists and Surgeons.
  • The Comprehensive Team includes Medical Social Workers, Nutritionist, Infusion Nurses, Financial Counselors and a Patient Advocate
  • Supportive Care team comprised of specialists in pain and palliative care, psychosocial support and complementary and alternative therapies.
  • Staff are committed to delivering professional, compassionate care at all touch points throughout UACC.


If your desire is to be part of a growing program on the forefront of Cancer Treatment and Research, then come join us in Tucson Arizona and become a part of this amazing team of professionals.

The ideal RN Manager candidate will possess:

  • Arizona licensed Registered Nurse
  • 2+ years RN clinical experience
  • 1+ years of Supervisory experience
  • Strong knowledge of oncology care and care coordination preferred.
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Strong team building skills and problem solving abilities


About Banner - University Medical Center Tucson
Banner - University Medical Center Tucson is nationally recognized for providing exceptional patient care, teaching future health-care professionals and conducting groundbreaking research. Also located on the campus is Diamond Children's - recognized for its specialized pediatric services including neonatal and intensive care, emergency medicine and cancer therapies. Banner - University Medical Center Tucson is Southern Arizona's only Level 1 Trauma Center, meaning we care for the most critically injured patients. The hospital is consistently listed among the nation's top hospitals in the prestigious Best Hospitals ranking by U.S. News & World Report. Our nurses' innovative, safe and thoughtful care has been recognized with Magnet ™ designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. The hospital's physicians are full-time faculty of the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson. Our specialty services include comprehensive heart and cancer care, advanced neuroscience techniques and a multi-organ transplant program. For more information about Tucson, please visit:



About Banner Health
Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to change the way care is provided. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.


Job Summary

This position plans and provides clinical support to patients and staff. Demonstrates clinical expertise of the assigned area. Provides leadership in clinical, financial, and personnel management within the department.


Essential Functions

  • Oversees the operations of the unit to ensure smooth and efficient patient care management. Assures appropriate patient assignments to beds and staff. Completes daily rounding on patients and staff to ensure quality provision of care.


  • Manages the unit to ensure patient and employee satisfaction while promoting safety and retention. Serves as a real-time resource and assists with clinical expertise for unit staff and physicians for problem-solving on patients, processes, and family issues.


  • Coordinates quality initiatives and process improvements. Aligns and manages to metrics.


  • Develops leadership skills among staff including communication, decision-making problem-solving/critical thinking and employee engagement. Leads the development of staff and supports career advancement opportunities. Functions as a role model and encourages staff to participate in their own development.


  • Facilitates unit meetings and shared governance / leadership efforts.


  • Responsible for selection, orientation, on-boarding, and retention. Demonstrates leadership through coaching, performance evaluations, corrective actions, and development opportunities to create a culture of learning.


  • Assists in the development of the operational and capital budget, provides daily operational resource management including staff, supplies, and equipment, and ensures optimal productivity for the department.



Minimum Qualifications

Must possess a strong knowledge and understanding of nursing and healthcare as normally obtained through the completion of a bachelor's degree in nursing. BSN required for all individuals entering the role effective 2/1/2016. BSN required for internal transfers/promotions within 6 months of transfer/promotion.

Requires a current RN license in state of practice.BLS Required. Additional certification or continuing education may be required based on area of practice.

Must possess at least 1-2 years of clinical experience relevant to patient population. Demonstrates knowledge and skills of specialty area. Requires critical thinking, communication, influence, decision-making, analytical, and flexibility skills to make optimal decisions based on multiple variables and desired outcomes. Requires the ability to balance clinical skills with supervisory authority. Must have the ability to consider the ultimate impact of decisions on the unit. Must have the ability to practice skills according to department and professional standards and quality requirements. Requires New Leader Experience certification within one year.

Preferred Qualifications

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.