F/T - Director, Nursing - Oncology Services - UTower
University of Miami


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The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

The University of Miami/UHealth at UTower has an exciting opportunity for a Director, Nursing of Oncology Services. The Director oversees, and evaluates all nursing personnel and staff. Coordinates the activities of the department and guides staffing procedures. Sets objectives and long-term goals for the nursing department. Interprets policies and objectives of nursing service to staff and community groups. Recommends establishment or revisions of policies, and develops organizational structure and standards of performance for legal compliance and high quality standards. Controls budgets and monitors expenditures. Ensures that nurses are current in competencies, assessments, licensures, certifications, and annual training. Collaborates with other departments and professionals to streamline operations. Relies on extensive experience and judgement to plan and accomplish goals. Reports to upper management. Establishes and continuously assesses the effectiveness of the internal controls within the unit and compliance with University policies and procedures. Ensures employees are trained on controls within the function and on University policy and procedures.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education:

  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing BSN required


Certification and Licensing:
  • Valid Florida Registered Nurse Licensing (RN), BLS/ACLS certifications required


Experience:
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience
  • Recent experience in administering chemotherapy and biotherapy agents preferred. Cancer basics preferred
  • Oncology Nurse Society Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Administration Guidelines provider course
  • Oncology certified (OCN)


Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:

  • Ability to maintain effective interpersonal relationships

  • Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form

  • Knowledge of business and management principles

  • Ability to effectively plan, delegate and/or supervise the work of others.

  • Ability to lead, motivate, develop and train others.


The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

Job Status:
Full time

Employee Type:
Staff

Pay Grade:
n12



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