This newly created position was established to support a rapidly expanding Oncology program and provides an exciting opportunity for an experienced Oncology nurse interested in taking his/her career to the next level.
- The Clinical RN Supervisor will work closely with the Practice Manager to oversee the day-to-day operations of two Medical Oncology practices in Biddeford and Sanford.
- The incumbent will provide direct supervision for the MA and RN staff as well as indirect supervision for the administrative staff.
- Responsibilities for this role are split 50/50 between clinical (direct patient care) and supervisory.
- Direct patient care responsibilities include various clinical skills (accessing Mediports, rooming, assisting with clinic procedures, triaging, etc.), responding to patient telephone inquiries and coordinating patient care with Infusion Therapy and across the healthcare continuum.
- Supervisory responsibilities involve managing personnel, mentoring/coaching, overseeing staffing schedules, ensuring regulatory compliance, assisting with evaluations and providing onsite support and guidance for the entire team.
While it is important that the ideal candidate have prior oncology and/or medical office experience, it is more important that he/she have excellent communication and relationship-building skills. This is a challenging but rewarding opportunity with future leadership growth potential.
This position is responsible for supervising MA, RN, PSR staff within the practice.
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
- Education: BSN preferred.
- License/Certifications: Active State of Maine Nursing License or eligible for licensure to practice in Maine. Current BLS certification.
- Experience: Five years of experience in nursing. Supervisory experience preferred.
- Comprehensive knowledge of nursing practices and standards, medical procedures, tests, and clinical/clerical skills necessary to perform all functions and assist physicians. Knowledge of pharmacology is desirable.
- Interpersonal and communication skills necessary to interact effectively with patients, families, and other health care providers
- Analytical ability sufficient to identify patients at risk and initiate appropriate action.
- Ability to identify potential crisis situations involving patients and/or families, and to plan strategies for managing these situations when they arise.
- Analytical ability required gathering and interpreting information necessary to resolve problems in an accurate and timely manner. Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail.
- Proficient computer skills, including but not limited to Microsoft Office suite applications such as Word and Excel.
- Strong communication and organizational skills
- Proven experience in a customer service environment.
- Skills in planning, organizing, delegating and supervising
- Ability to maintain a professional manner even under stressful situations