Executive Director Service Line Nurse Leader - Oncology Services
Company: Wellstar Health System
Posted on: October 19, 2020
OverviewAt WellStar, we all share common goals. That's what
makes us so successful - and such an integral part of our
communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our
patients, and for our colleagues. As the most integrated healthcare
provider in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in
the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative
care models, focused on improving quality and access to
healthcare.ResponsibilitiesThe Executive Director Service Line
Nurse Leader - Oncology Services Clinical Program is responsible
for the successful operation of the cancer clinical program and
initiatives that address overall Quality, Safety and Outcomes
across WellStar Health System. Executive Director serves as a
resource to all levels of nursing staff and leadership for
system-wide initiatives including Infusion operations, Oncology
Nursing Care Model, Radiation Oncology, Navigation Program, Stat
Clinics, Clinical Research, Patient Experience, Magnet
accreditation, and professional advancement projects and policies
and procedures as it relates to the Oncology practice.
The Executive Director requires clinical experience,
self-direction, attention to detail and follow-up, and ability to
communicate effectively with team members, patients, physicians,
families and the public. In conjunction with physicians and members
of the Tumor Specific Committees, is responsible for guidance and
coordination of services for oncology patients and their caregivers
through the continuum of care. This leader will collaborate with
with the Oncology Network and site-level leaders to assure programs
are in place to meet operational, clinical and patient experience
This leader serves as the expert developing the support services
components within the oncology program including palliative care,
social services, nutrition and developing a comprehensive
survivorship program. Provides updates to leadership on utilization
of services and assists in planning for upcoming needs. Serves as
the face of oncology professional practice by partnering with
numerous team members. Supports community outreach activities and
coordinates annual plan to align with strategic plan. Executive
Director will be the lead for Oncology WARP and integrating/
optimizing Beacon, Aria, and Ambulatory EPIC in all oncology sites.
Role is responsible for the optimization of Oncology EMR including
leading efforts to implement new tools for Navigation, Stat
Clinics, and Oncology Support Service documentation.
The Executive Director serves as a key member of the Wellstar
Cancer Network leadership team, supporting the Vice President,
Wellstar Oncology Network and the Chief Oncology Officer to ensure
implementation of the Oncology Network Strategic Plan.
Other responsibilities include achieving quality outcomes and
customer / patient satisfaction in a fiscally responsible manner.
The Executive Director is able to perform job functions utilizing
independent judgment, ingenuity and initiative with ability to
interact and direct successful operation within multidisciplinary
specialty physician groups across the WellStar Health System.
The Executive Director provides leadership and direction in the
development and execution of strategies to manage oncology
initiatives that are consistent with our culture, strategic
business objectives, and continuous quality improvement. Employs a
global perspective of emerging trends, issues, and technology in
oncology and possesses understanding of the oncology and Wellstar
Cancer Network mission and vision.QualificationsRequired Minimum
Must hold either a Master's Degree in Nursing or Baccalaureate
degree in nursing (BSN) from accredited nursing schools with a
Master's Degree in related field (Health Administration, MBA
Required Minimum Licensure/Certification: Currently licensed as a
Registered Nurse in the State of Georgia or hold a privilege to
practice in the State of Georgia under the Enhanced Nurse Licensure
Compact (eNLC). Advance Practice Registered Nurse Preferred.
National certification in nursing administration or clinical
specialty preferred. ACLS/BLS preferred. OCN preferred.
Required Minimum Experience:
Minimum of seven (7) total years of experience as a Registered
Nurse; includes a minimum of five (5) years of progressive
operational leadership in an assistant manager or manager role.
Previous nursing leadership/management position in oncology
preferred. rFive (5) yeas of oncology experience required, seven
(7) years preferred.
Required Minimum Skills:
Self-directed and able to organize and complete several tasks /
projects simultaneously. Extensive understanding of oncology
patient care. Proficient in review, analysis and maintenance of
medical records and other patient care information. Demonstrated
skills in verbal and written communication. Demonstrated ability to
educate others as a positive change agent. Ability to communicate
in a culturally diverse environment. Ability to maintain strict
confidentiality. Strong customer service skills, inter and intra
departmental coordination of patient care activities, strong detail
orientation, compliance with the American Nurses' Association Code
of Ethics for Professional Nurses is required, demonstrates
knowledge of and practices within the parameters outlined in
Georgia Registered Professional Nurse Practice Act.
Keywords: Wellstar Health System, Marietta , Executive Director Service Line Nurse Leader - Oncology Services, Executive , Marietta, Georgia
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