Oncology Clinical Program Manager

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POST DATE 8/20/2016
END DATE 6/28/2017

HCA Healthcare Nashville, TN

Nashville, TN
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Bachelors Degree


Job Code: 26140-3460


No Weekends

SARAH CANNON, the Cancer Institute of HCA, offers integrated cancer services with convenient access to cutting-edge therapies for those facing cancer in communities across the United States and United Kingdom. Sarah Cannon s cancer programs include individualized patient navigation provided by oncology-trained nurses, more than 1,000 stem cell transplants performed annually throughout the Sarah Cannon Blood Cancer Network, hundreds of clinical trials, and molecular profiling capabilities. Through its services, Sarah Cannon is providing state-of-the-art cancer care close to home for hundreds of thousands of patients, a number unmatched by any single cancer center.

SUMMARY OF KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: The Manager, Cancer Program provides administrative leadership to a specialized Oncology Clinical Program. In collaboration with physician and clinical leadership, the Manager, Cancer Program is responsible for developing and coordinating comprehensive and integrated disease site specific oncology program pathways, processes and quality metrics across the Sarah Cannon enterprise. He/she works with market/division leadership to implement programs, and supports delivery of leading-quality, cost-effective, efficient care. The Manager, Cancer Program provides training and development of employees e.g. Navigators. The Manager, Cancer Program also acts as a consultant to the markets/divisions and facilities, facilitating an interdisciplinary approach to achieve positive outcomes through physician-led, patient centered care. He/she is also ensures lasting organizational change and adherence to the programs through metric measurement and reporting outcomes to division and Sarah Cannon leadership.

Duties include but are not limited to:

* Develops and coordinates, in collaboration with physician and clinical leaders, comprehensive and integrated disease site specific oncology pathways, processes and quality metrics across the Sarah Cannon enterprise that align with the Sarah Cannon vision, mission statement, and strategic plan

* Leads the disease site specific workgroups at the Leadership (corporate) and Market levels in collaboration with Regional Vice Presidents and physician leaders

* Develops enterprise, market and facility goals regarding clinical outcomes, patient satisfaction, market share and financial performance

* Oversees the work, projects and processes of various staff in development of the Sarah Cannon Cancer Center of Excellence toolkits

* Communicates, represents and influences HCA Cancer program physicians across the enterprise and administrators in implementing Sarah Cannon Cancer centers of excellence

* Ensures cancer program toolkit quality and effective communication in deploying the Sarah Cannon Center of Excellence Toolkits

* Works closely with the Sarah Cannon navigation and patient experience leaders in creating comprehensive cancer program processes

* Creates feedback loops to ensure programs are continually meeting the needs of the enterprise and creates action plans for enhancements; collaborates with reporting team to ensure dashboards are developed and communicated

* Facilitates focus groups with the HCA cancer programs to ensure toolkits are meeting the programmatic needs

* Communicates with all levels of Sarah Cannon leadership, clinicians, physicians, and ancillary department staff that is essential for program development in the hospital community setting

* Optimizes the continuum of care and create programs that will reduce the risk of patient outmigration

* Collaborates with the Sarah Cannon/HCA IT team to create online toolkits

* Collaborates with the Sarah Cannon / HCA IT team to create online feedback mechanisms with the HCA enterprise programs

* May require up to 25% travel


* Practices and adheres to the Code of Conduct philosophy and Mission and Value Statement

* During your employment with SCRI you will be routinely assigned training requirements. You are expected to complete any training assignments by the due date.


* Knowledge: A body of information needed to perform a tasks; May be obtained through education, training or experience

* Must have extensive oncology or specialty clinical knowledge

* Program development experience is essential

* Must be comfortable communicating to physicians and administrators throughout the organization

* Must be able to work on several projects at one time and maintain organization and follow through

* Must have strong editing skills and detail orientation

* Must be familiar with and committed to professional organization standards (i.e. ONS, ASBMT)

* Must have ability to foster effective working relationships within a team environment

* Must have exceptional oral and written communication skills

* Skills: The proficiency to perform a certain task

* Tenacity, self-motivation and initiative necessary to drive the development and maintenance of Sarah Cannon cancer programs

* Demonstrates behaviors of a team player

* Flexible to the changing needs of the team and work environment

* Abilities: An underlying, enduring trait useful for performing duties

* Advocate and champion excellence in the provision of care

* Self-direct including prioritization of multiple simultaneous tasks

* Openly and supportively communicate both verbally and in written media

* Maintain strict confidentiality

* Seek regular input from team members and other stakeholders on strengths and areas for development within the program

Minimum Required: Bachelor's College Degree (4 yr program)
Preferred: Master's Degree (1-2 yr program)

Minimum Required:

* Oncology experience

* At least 1 year of experience


* Previous informatics experience

* Program build

* 5+ years of experience

Active RN license Preferred


Last Edited: 01/23/2017