The Director, Patient Care Services formulates clinical policies and procedures consistent with recognized standards of professional practice and compliant with standards set by regulatory agencies. Formulates goals, objectives and action plans for Department of Patient Care Services; Participates in developing and maintaining Department master staffing plan; Assumes responsibility for the department in the absence of the Vice President of Patient Care Services; Coaches and develops nurse administrators; Ensures fair and consistent application of Institute and department policies and procedures; Develops and monitors area budgets and participates in cost management initiatives; Supervises Clinical Nursing Supervisors; Develops and maintains close working relationships with physicians and other healthcare providers. Works collaboratively within Patient Care Services and with other departments, fostering a climate of open and effective communication. Initiates steps to enhance application of clinical research. Serves as Department of Patient Care Services liaison to other departments in order to collaborate on projects and performance improvement. Contributes to profession and represents the Institute by presenting papers, presentations or posters at conferences. Participates in professional organizations and community healthcare related organizations. Assumes role of preceptor for undergraduate or graduate nursing students upon request. Prepares other documentation as required by the profession and department. Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.
Applicants must have a License to practice as a Registered Health Care Professional in the State of New York. In addition, applicants must have a Master’s degree in a health care profession and the equivalent of four years of full-time experience in a comprehensive cancer center or complex academic/research medical center including one year experience in a supervisory, administrative, consultative, managerial or executive capacity; or a Bachelor’s degree and the equivalent of six years of full-time experience in a comprehensive cancer center or complex academic/research medical center including one year experience in a supervisory, administrative, consultative, managerial or executive capacity. The preferred candidate will have the ability to integrate a healthcare team through interpersonal relationships; have excellent written and oral communication and problem solving skills and demonstrate organizational ability and initiative to manage multiple complex projects and priorities.
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