Manages clinical activities for the practice. Ensures compliance with OSHA and other regulatory standards and requirements. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
-Manages clinical operations in a practice for all clinical employees. -Collaborates with all departments to achieve organization objectives. -Oversees the clinical operations for all nursing clinical support activities. -Maintains effective nursing staff coverage for the practice and satellites within budgetary constraints. -Hires and coordinates training for all nursing personnel. -Directs the correct use of charge codes and educates all staff in correct procedures per reimbursement guidelines. -Coordinates the completion of performance evaluations for all nursing staff and support. -Demonstrates working knowledge of applicable labor laws, schedules and coordinates employee vacations, sick leave and overtime. -Monitors and evaluates patient satisfaction. -Facilitates QA process in nursing. -Provides staff training/inservices as required. -Develops new services and activities for patients, families and staff in accordance with practice service objectives. -Controls nursing departmental operating costs within budget parameters. -Establishes and maintains all nursing personnel files. Ensures all licensing and certification criteria are met.
-Provides support and direction as required in the area of clinical research in the practice and ensure nursing staff compliance to the established research protocols. -Performs tasks assigned to staff nurses as necessary. -Coordinates and implements internal developmental programs for nursing staff to enhance staff retention.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS :
Bachelor*s degree in Nursing required, MSN or business education courses preferred. Minimum seven years experience in healthcare management including prior supervisory experience. Experience in Oncology/Hematology office management. Current state licensure for applicable clinical educational background. OCN credential preferred.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity, and eye-hand coordination. Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 40 lbs. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, ionizing radiation, medical preparations and other conditions common to an oncology/hematology clinic environment. Work requires frequent travel by automobile within multi-site service area.