The Nurse Manager is responsible for providing daily operational management of patient care services to assure high levels of patient satisfaction while leading the coordination of nursing staff and clinical activities. Manage nursing administration through identification of nursing goals, policies, procedures, services and purpose. Evaluate nursing staff as necessary for optimum performance. Responsible for providing guidance in nursing performance improvement activities and integration of patient care services as well as having frequent interaction with clinical division, NYPC executive management, and leadership from hospital partners.
Duties and Responsibilities
Supervise the provision of quality, cost-effective patient care in accordance with standards of practice of NYPC policies and procedures
Establish, implement and manage organizational nursing policies and procedures in relation to patient care, ensuring compliance with regulatory and/or federal guidelines as well as ACR accreditation standards
Develop and maintain an excellent level of patient centric care
Support professional growth in nursing staff through identification of learning needs and facilitation of learning opportunities
Ensure appropriate assessment of patients with acute and chronic problems related to cancer and cancer therapies according to evidence-based practice in adherence with organizational policies and procedures as well as regulatory requirements
Coordinate with research coordinator for patient enrollment and compliance for clinical trials or protocols
Participate in all Quality Improvement projects by providing input as it pertains to nursing components for safe and efficient patient care
Ensure development and delivery of a comprehensive patient education process in accordance with organizational and regulatory standards
Oversee patient intravenous contrast administration and implementation by nursing staff.
Manage budget to include adequate nursing staffing, supplies, equipment and expenses related to the nursing department
Perform the following supervisory duties with regards to the nursing staff: Plan, organize, direct and evaluate nursing care. Build nursing staffing plan to fit start up and long-term organizational goals. Develop and maintain staffing schedules to ensure coverage during clinical hours. Conduct and/or arrange where necessary, training for nursing staff, on board new hires, prepare performance evaluations, initiate disciplinary actions, prepare any necessary in-service training for nursing, and clinical staff to meet regulatory requirements.
Develop, implement and manage professional development model as it pertains to core competencies for nursing staff
Comply with all New York Proton Center policies related to Privacy Rules established under the Health Information Privacy and Portability Act of 1996 (HIPAA)
Perform other job-related duties, as assigned
Qualifications and Skills
At least 5 years of professional nursing experience, with at least two years in a supervisory role in direct patient care as a lead coordinator in inpatient or outpatient nursing, or at least two years in a charge nurse or management role in Radiation Oncology
Bachelor’s degree in Nursing required. Master’s Degree preferred
Graduate of accredited School of Nursing
Current valid NY Registered Nurse License required
Certification in oncology, or specialty practice area preferred
Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office, experience with data management, and efficiency using electronic medical record systems. Oncology Information System, ARIA experience preferred
Experience overseeing diagnostic contrast administration and documentation, preferred
Ability to multi-task, manage multiple projects at one time, and rapidly change priorities based on patient and business needs
High integrity with respect to maintenance of confidential patient information
Composure under pressure
Work is performed onsite in an interior/office/clinical environment
The noise level is usually low to moderate
Very little travel will be required (up to 5%)
Lifting required following universal precautions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; and smell. The employee must occasionally lift, or move, up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
The New York Proton Center (NYPC) strives to maintain a workplace that accepts and appreciates the differences among our employees. The company will not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, status with respect to public assistance or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.
Internal Number: NM123
About New York Proton Center
The New York Proton Center is the region’s foremost destination for proton therapy.
This is our commitment:
Establish a gold standard for this highly advanced form of radiation treatment.
Assemble a team of physicians and clinical experts with long experience in proton therapy and a commitment to the well-being of their patients.
Further the body of clinical evidence advancing proton therapy as a highly effective treatment for complex tumors and difficult-to-treat cases.
Create a welcoming and reassuring environment for patients, from the comfort of our physical space to the warmth and sincerity of our clinical staff.