This position will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified.
UC San Diego Health is a Magnet designated organization, which is a prestigious recognition that applies to only 6% of all U.S. hospitals. Magnet is the “gold standard” for nursing excellence and is based on strengths in five key areas which include transformational leadership, structural empowerment, exemplary professional practice, new knowledge, innovation and improvements and empirical quality results. UC San Diego Health has held its Magnet status since 2011.
Our unique blend of cancer research and patient care is transforming cancer prevention, detection and treatment. Established in 1978, Moores Cancer Center is ranked among the top 50 oncology programs in the nation and is the San Diego region’s only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. This designation is reserved for centers with the highest achievements in cancer research, clinical care, education and community contributions.
The Nurse Manager manages the accountability and stewardship of human, financial, and often physical resources in compliance with departmental and organizational goals and objectives. Ensures subordinate supervisors and professionals adhere to defined internal controls. Manages systems and procedures, including recruiting and retention, staff development, fiscal, regulatory and clinical oversight, ensuring the delivery of optimal care in the Moores Cancer Center Multi-Specialty Clinic(s). Position works in conjunction with physicians, nurses, and other healthcare providers to assure that patients are receiving the best medical, nursing, and psychosocial care possible. Position assists in administrative efficiencies through the medical service areas. Position has frequent independent judgment in monitoring the day-to-day operation of the units with minimal administrative assistance/supervision.
- Manages the patient care delivery system to assure quality care, patient safety, standard work and compliance with internal policy, external regulations, and accepted practices across the continuum of care. Allocates environmental, technical, and staffing resources. May also manage the fiscal and administrative operations.
- Represents assigned clinics or centers on task forces or committees. Participates to develop new programs, review technology improvements, design quality improvement, and patient safety initiatives, etc.
- Develops staff in collaborative decision making and shared governance to ensure a shared voice in clinical care practice, exchange of ideas, enhanced communication, and continually improved clinical and patient care outcomes.
- Manages patient care in a cost effective manner, consistent with the financial goals of the organization. Plans and is accountable for the annual operative and capital budget for areas of responsibility.
- Responsible for employee recruitment, performance evaluation, progressive discipline and staff development. Develops a strong culture of teamwork to ensure the quality of daily operations, effective interdepartmental collaborations, and the timely achievement of objectives. Works with clinical educators and leadership to evaluate core competencies in nursing and other clinical care for unit.
- Works collaboratively with Labor Relations on bargaining unit issues and contract negotiations at the local level. Facilitates and oversees resolution of human resources, labor relations, and employee safety and risk management issues.
- Keeps abreast of and implements new or changing patient care standards of practice, scope of practice, competency development and assessment, policies and procedures, and new programs. Collaborates with physicians and develops proposals for improvements to clinic services, policies, or procedures.
- Collaborates and provides input, on marketing, facilities, and fiscal planning. Drafts business plans to introduce quality improvements to clinical service delivery in accordance with best practices.
- Collaborates with an interdisciplinary team of health care clinicians in efforts to develop healthcare policies, practice standards, and improve services.
- Monitors expenditures and the annual budgets for patient care services and / or clinic operations.
- Determines staffing needs and plans. Monitors performance of clinic or center services. Coordinates activities with other clinics, centers, units, and / or departments in regard to patient care.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) required.
- Registered Nurse (RN) issued by the state of California.
- BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART w/in 6 months of hire date.
- Seven (7) years of relevant/similar experience.
- Minimum one (1) year of recent leadership experience.
- Strong clinic/center patient care management skills.
- Practice management knowledge in scheduling, customer-service methods, regulatory compliance, accreditation requirements, and/or information technology.
- Broad knowledge of patient population served and the requirements for the delivery of services.
- Master’s degree.
- Experience supervising in a large clinic environment.
- Recent Oncology RN experience.
- Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
- Must be willing to work overtime if required.
- Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!
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