Registered Nurse / RN Manager - Hematology Oncology

Job Number
206802
Banner - University Medical Center Tucson
Shift
Day
Department
Banner-- Univ Med Ctr Tucson - C/P-NC Hemonc-Clinic
Position Type
FT: Full-Time
Internal Code A
COREHTF
Street Address
1501 N. Campbell Ave.
City & State
US-AZ-Tucson
Posting Category
Leadership - Nursing

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Taking Cancer CARE Personally. We have more than 15 medical oncologists and hematologists who provide expert personalized care through multidisciplinary teams, working together, under one organization, as the only cancer center in the State of Arizona to receive comprehensive designation by the National Cancer Institute. 

 

We are currently seeking a dynamic Clinical Leader for an RN Manager position for our Hematology Oncology Team.

 

The 82,000-square-foot University of Arizona Cancer Center — North Campus has state-of-the-art equipment and highly specialized professionals to diagnose and treat patients.

Multidisciplinary patient-care teams include internationally-renowned medical, hematological, radiation and surgical oncologists as well as nurse practitioners, nurse coordinators, research specialists, psychiatrists, social workers, patient advocates, nutritionists, pharmacists and genetic counselors.

The clinic, which has an award-winning design with a spa-like setting, includes:

  • A spacious bright, airy waiting room with books and a grand piano
  • Separate waiting areas have two enclosed rooms with a TV and a play area for children.
  • Java City Café, a full-service coffee shop with healthy food offerings
  • Healing Spirit Boutique, a retail shop focused on products that support patients and their families, such as wigs, prosthetics, skin care, clothing and gifts
  • A Resource Center, which includes a library, a computer/research room and a living room for consultations
  • Massage and touch therapy rooms
  • Valet parking
  • Beautiful meditation gardens

 

Located at 3838 N. Campbell Ave, Tucson, AZ 85719 on the northeast corner of North Campbell Avenue and East Allen Road.

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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: VisitTucson.org

 

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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 make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

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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.