Director of Medical Oncology

Central Care Cancer Center is currently seeking a Director of Medical Oncology in our Salina or Kansas City location.

 
This position will be responsible for clinical operations for medical oncology services throughout Central Care’s 12 locations. Oncology care is multifaceted and a comprehensive understanding of its distinctive care delivery environment is essential. This position requires close collaboration with physicians, Central Care Administration, and hospital administration.

Essential Functions

  • Recommends establishment or revision of policies, procedures, and methods for nursing responsibilities and otherwise develops organizational structure and standards of performance for nurses and others
  • Advises and assists executive management and medical staff in planning and developing
  • administrative and operational policies and procedures, facilities use and planning, and strategic planning as it directly relates to medical oncology operations
  • Coordinates implementation and successful use of organization’s EMR system
  • Coordinates, integrates, and evaluates functions and activities of medical oncology program to ensure standards are met throughout the organization’s multiple locations
  • Consults with executive management, department heads, and others to coordinate patient care
  • Analyzes and evaluates overall patient care program
  • Confers with managers and staff concerning problems of patient care
  • Evaluates the education and training needs of personnel and directs development and implementation training for clinical staff 
  • Makes periodic rounds of patient care units
  • Oversees orders for all chemotherapy drugs and medical supplies
  • Coordinates physician's on-call and daily schedule
  • Communicates regularly with medical oncologists to ensure their needs are met and all necessary resources are provided to them
  • Develops and promotes cooperative working relationships with other clinics, hospitals, community agencies, and with other departments
  • Oversees organization’s goals to implement and obtain various accreditations such as QOPI as well as continues to monitor clinic locations to ensure all requirements are met for such accreditations and certifications
  • Keeps up to date with all federal and state laws directly related to medical oncology
  • Understands use of chemotherapy drugs, cost, reimbursement, billing etc. 
  • Works directly with CEO and executive team to meet company objectives
  • Performs all other tasks as assigned by CEO

Desired Degree

BSN, RN, OCN

Job Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing, management, health administration, or related field required
  • Master’s Degree in Health Administration or related field a plus
  • Direct medical oncology experience a plus (hands on RN experience, administering chemo etc.)
  • Experience with various accreditation procedures, (i.e. QOPI)
  • 5+ years management experience in a medical oncology focused center or hospital
  • 5+ years management experience preferred
  • Flexibility to travel as workload requires; regular weekly travel is often necessary

Other Qualifications

  • Exceptional leadership abilities 
  • Outstanding skills in operations and personnel management
  • Strong strategic and business planning skills
  • Oncology information systems experience
  • Effective communication, organizational, interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Must be able to communicate efficiently with physicians, staff, patients, and administrative professionals 
  • Understanding of medical oncology billing
  • Ability to deal with challenges and develop viable solutions
  • Capability to access and leverage both internal and external resources 

More about Kansas City, Kansas

Kansas City is comprised of two cities that share the Missouri River as their border, which also divides Missouri from Kansas. The Kansas City metropolitan region is a 14 county area anchored by Kansas City, MO. With a population of 2.1 million, the region includes a number of other cities and suburbs, the largest being Overland Park, KS; Kansas City, KS; Olathe, KS; and Independence, MO; each over 100,000 in population.

Collectively, Kansas City is famous for its unique style of barbecue, jazz heritage, fountains and architecture, along with professional sports teams and events.

Kansas City has a bevy of different cultural offerings, such as the unique Country Club Plaza area. Known for its Spanish architecture, this 15-block district features some of Kansas City’s best shopping and dining options. Kansas City’s rich culture inspires several must-see destinations: The Power & Light District features more than 50 restaurants and shops. For art lovers, the Nelson Atkins Museum of Art is a sure hit with extensive permanent and traveling exhibits.

Kansas City is bisected by four interstates: I-35, I-49, I-29 and I-70 for easy access around the metro area, as well as to other locations. The city features Kansas City International Airport, just 15 miles northwest of downtown Kansas City with more than a dozen carriers serving passengers. A new airport terminal is expected to be built in approximately four years. At Union Station, Amtrak service provides six passenger trains daily, which includes two round trips to St. Louis, one departing for Chicago and one departing for Los Angeles.

Featured Attractions:

Museums and Art
American Jazz Museum
Arabia Steamboat Museum
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
National WWI Museum and Memorial
Negro Leagues Baseball Museum
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Shopping and Restaurants
Country Club Plaza
Crown Center
Power & Light District

“Kid-Friendly” Activities
Science City
Sea Life of Kansas City Aquarium
Worlds Of Fun - Oceans Of Fun

Professional Sporting Teams and Events
Kansas City Chiefs (National Football League)
Kansas City Royals (Major League Baseball)
Kansas Speedway (NASCAR Sprint Cup)
Sporting Kansas City (Major League Soccer)

More about Salina, Kansas

Salina blends the convenience of city life with hometown charm and ambiance. Located in the Smoky Hills region of the Great Plains, Salina is an easy destination city at the junction of two major interstates (I-135 and I-70), offering access to all directions where they junction on the northeast part of the city.

With a population of approximately 50,000, Salina is the county seat of Saline County and is the regional trade center for north-central Kansas. Saline County has a population of approximately 56,000.

The kid-friendly community provides loads of family fun, from Kansas’ newest zoo, to more than 700 acres of parks, and an exciting water park. Visitors will discover a strong arts presence throughout the community. More large-city surprises are in store for people who come to Salina with museums, cultural events, sports facilities, restaurants, shops, and comfy accommodations. Concerts, theatre performances, festivals, and public art throughout the community speaks to the cultural visitor.

At Salina Regional Airport, United Express Airlines provides daily scheduled passenger air service to Denver International Airport and Chicago O'Hare International Airport.

Featured Attractions:

Eisenhower Presidential Library & Museum (nearby in Abilene)
Kenwood Cove Aquatic Park
Rolling Hills Zoo
Salina Community Theatre
Salina Symphony
Smoky Hill Museum
Stiefel Theatre for the Performing Arts
Tony’s Pizza Events Center