Tucson Medical Center
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Director Oncology and Neurosciences Service Line
at Tucson Medical Center
Provides overall strategic and operational leadership for the Neurosciences and Oncology Service Line. Supports the Neurosciences and Oncology Service Line in accordance with the terms and conditions outlined in applicable Service Line Agreements (SLA’s). Accountable for the provision of quality patient care through the implementation of efficient patient process management, service integration, effective recruitment, retention and development of staff, capital planning and new program development. The director will be expected to create an environment that is responsive to patient needs and that will strengthen and support a positive working relationship between TMC, independent physicians and other care providers. Assumes other responsibilities delegated by Chief Nursing Officer.
Works in a dyad relationship providing service line coordination for access and care for patients across all specialties and locations that provide neurological and oncology services.
Collaborates with physician leadership to identify, pursue, and implementing strategic opportunities that ensure system-wide growth of the service line.
Creates standards of performance and ensures proper resourcing of strategic and tactical plans to meet or exceed the standards for growth, access, quality, efficiency and patient safety for the neurological and oncology service line.
In partnership with the Chief Operating Officer serves as the administrative leader for the Neurosciences and Oncology Service Line. Includes setting and achieving service line goals and objectives across system-wide services and sites and facilitating the resolution of key operational issues.
Collaborates with operational leaders on performance of staff and resources of multiple inpatient, outpatient and procedural areas, promoting teamwork between/among all neurosciences and oncology clinical areas within the service line.
Assures alignment of performance, service, and economic incentives across the neurological and oncology service line.
Responsible for identifying, pursuing, and implementing strategic opportunities for growth and innovation.
Performs related duties as assigned.
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree in a related field (Master’s degree highly preferred).
EXPERIENCE: Five to ten (5-10) years of management experience in a related field.
LICENSURE OR CERTIFICATION: Clinical certification(s) as dictated by the service line.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical journals, extensive financial reports, and/or legal documents.
Ability to respond to sensitive and/or confidential inquiries or complaints from regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.
Ability to work with concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions and to apply mathematical operations to solve or analyze job-related situations.
Ability to create financial forecasts and budgets.
Ability to identify positive or negative variances from expected outcomes.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
- Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of that which 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.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may potentially be exposed to infectious organisms during routine and emergency situations. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.