Department Manager - Oncology
The Oncology Department Manager is responsible for and accountable to manage all patient care and services within the Oncology Department and oversees the scheduling, assignments, and work of all staff members within the department. The Department Manager - Oncology oversees the scheduling, assignments, and work of all staff members within Oncology. She/he directs and coordinates patient care while collaborating with physicians, oncology team members, insurance companies, social services, and ancillary/support services in addition to mentoring staff and conducting performance reviews. The Department Manager will provide direct patient care in compliance with hospital policies, the Oncology Nursing Society's Chemotherapy, and Biotherapy Guidelines and Recommendations for Practice, and the policies and procedures f the Infusion Nurses Society. The successful applicant must possess knowledge of the new Federal Privacy Rules (HIPPA), of HCFA standards specific to Critical Access Hospitals, New Hampshire Board of Nursing rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and Standards of Nursing Practice.
Essential Requirements: Three (3) years of experience in healthcare with one (1) year in a supervisory capacity, one (1) year experience working with complex authorizations and provider scheduling, and BLS certification are required. Proficient in using Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, and Excel) is required. Must possess strong time management and organizational skills with the ability to exercise initiative and judgment in effectively planning and organizing. Must also be able to communicate effectively, both orally and written with all levels of the organization, with patients and their support team, and be able to use independent judgment to manage and impart confidential information. A degree in business management or administration with previous management or supervisory experience in healthcare is preferred. Clinical license/certification within the State of NH may be required and five (5) years of current acute oncology/chemotherapy clinical experience in a fast-paced outpatient setting is preferred.
The major strength of Weeks Medical Center is found in the ability of our physicians and staff to offer extensive services utilizing state-of-the-art technology, while maintaining the personalized care of a community hospital. Weeks is a 25-bed critical access hospital offering medical, surgical, and intensive care services. In addition, a wide variety of outpatient services are available, including cardiac and physical rehabilitation; fully-staffed oncology department; 24-hour emergency care; a fully equipped laboratory; and an extensive radiology department. Weeks is blessed with strong leadership and a dedicated community that allows us to meet the ever-changing requirements of today ’s healthcare environment.
About North Country Healthcare (NHC):
North Country Healthcare is a non-profit affiliation of four medical facilities in the White Mountains Region of New Hampshire. NCH includes numerous physicians and medical providers at multiple locations. This leading comprehensive healthcare network which employs hundreds of highly-trained individuals delivers integrated patient care through three community hospitals, specialty clinics, and home health and hospice services. NCH remains committed to the health and well-being of the communities we serve.
Member organizations include Androscoggin Valley Hospital in Berlin, Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital in Colebrook, Weeks Medical Center in Lancaster, and North Country Home Health and Hospice Agency in Littleton. NCH is proud to be the largest employer in the North Country.
North Country Healthcare is an equal-opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.