Radiation Oncology provides state of the art patient care in a multidisciplinary setting. Our services are located in multiple locations: Bath, Sanford, Portland and Scarborough. We are seeking a dynamic nurse supervisor to join our team.
The practice environment includes patients receiving external beam, multi-modality treatment and high dose rate brachytherapy. The ideal candidate will have oncology and management experience, strong mentoring skills, experience in an ambulatory setting including outpatient procedures. Oncology certification suggested.
Summary of Position Description
Assures that the nursing needs of Radiation Oncology patients are met by the continuous assessing, planning, delivering and evaluating the effects of comprehensive care designed to meet the changing needs of the patient and family; contributes to the professional growth of other departmental personnel and participates in achievement of other department goals and objectives. Work may be performed at any of the Radiation Centers operated by Maine Medical Center.
Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required
Requires current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Maine; Oncology Nursing certification preferred.
Requires Bachelor of Science in Nursing; Master's preferred.
Requires interpersonal and management skills and knowledge of employee relation laws as normally acquired through completion of a Bachelor's degree in nursing in order to deal with complex management problems and communicate with unit personnel, physicians, administrative personnel and a variety of other hospital personnel and community persons.
Requires clinical expertise in direct patient care as normally acquired through approximately seven years’ experience as a staff nurse and/or supervisor.
Requires a high level of analytical skills to make management decisions at unit level and make recommendations for consideration of departmental issues.
Requires knowledge of teaching