Health care is constantly changing, and at Banner Health, we are at the front of that change. We are leading health care to make the experience the best it can be. We want to change the lives of those in our care - and the people who choose to take on this challenge. If changing health care for the better sounds like something you want to be part of, we want to hear from you.
Join our Cancer Services team at Banner University Medical Center Tucson! Banner University Medical Center Tucson offers a wide range of medical and surgical care options. We use the latest technology to detect cancer as early as possible. In addition to treatment options, we also offer many support services for patients and their families. Our treatment services include: Blood and marrow transplantation, Chemotherapy and biologic therapy, Clinical research trials, Genetic counseling and testing, Interventional radiology, and Radiation therapy. At Banner University Medical Center Tucson, we provide integrative services to provide the best treatment options and whole health support during and after our patients cancer treatment .
We believe patient care is most effective when it's truly collaborative. With our academic partnership with the University of Arizona, our evidence-based, academic research, and multidisciplinary approach brings together physicians from all cancer specialties to provide highly coordinated and compassionate care. Our cancer experts include medical oncologists, surgeons, radiation oncologists, physician specialists, nurses and clinical support staff who work closely with patients, guiding them through their first visit and serving as a point of contact throughout their care. From prevention to treatment and beyond, no matter where our patients are on their cancer journey, the team at Banner University Medical Center Tucson is 100% committed to our patients well-being!
Banner is nationally recognized for providing exceptional patient care, as well as being a nationally recognized Academic Center teaching future health-care professionals and conducting groundbreaking research.
University Arizona Cancer Center is NCI designated, COC, NAPBC, NAPRC, FACT Accredited. Superior Clinical Excellence for staff development with Clinical Ladder for RN and MA's, strong focus on certifications, Shared Leadership for Clinical and Non-Clinical Staff, and other staff related engagement committees.
This position will support and provide oversight of our quality program for the Oncology Service Line to include Inpatient, Ambulatory, Accreditations, Transplant, and PEDS.
This is a full time 40/hr wk position
University Medical Center Tucson PBCs Banner - University Medical Center Tucson is nationally recognized for providing exceptional patient care, teaching future health-care professionals and conducting ground breaking research. Also located on the campus is Diamond Children's - recognized for its specialized pediatric services including neonatal and intensive care, emergency medicine and cancer therapies. Banner - University Medical Center Tucson is Southern Arizona's only Level 1 Trauma Center, meaning we care for the most critically injured patients. The hospital is consistently listed among the nation's top hospitals in the prestigious Best Hospitals ranking by U.S. News & World Report. The hospital's physicians are full-time faculty of the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson. Our specialty services include comprehensive heart and cancer care, advanced neuroscience techniques and a multi-organ transplant program.
POSITION SUMMARY This position promotes and provides optimal care of patients in a designated program (Joint replacement, Stroke, Pain, etc.) through leadership, coordination and development of processes related to the Program. Provides broad oversight and assists other leaders to establish, oversee, conduct and evaluate quality improvement for the program which spans the continuum of care of the patient and focuses on patient outcomes. Enhances the Program though the coordination of daily operations, community education and activities using a comprehensive team approach. Ensures program compliance with regulatory and insurance standards.
CORE FUNCTIONS 1. Develops and maintains a comprehensive, effective clinical program which meets regulatory standards. Collaborates with physicians in the development of standardized patient care plans. Promotes comprehensive treatment approach working with multidisciplinary team to effectively manage patient care through the continuum and provide quality outcomes.
2. Monitors and measures care plan results and patient outcomes. Reviews trends, identifies opportunities and provides leadership with analysis and recommendations for process improvement across entire episode of the patient process. Enhances patient experience across the overall continuum of care.
3. In collaboration with other department leaders, assists in oversight of ongoing daily operations. Researches and recommends changes and improvements with a primary focus on patient outcomes. Oversees resource utilization regarding staff, fiscal management, and quality patient care.
4. Develops, coordinates and oversees community education program. Assesses clinical staff training needs and implements training programs to ensure clinical competence.
5. Develops and monitors financial budget of the program ensuring appropriate utilization of resources including staff, materials and equipment.
6. Assists with selection, evaluation and management of program staff members and effectively facilitates direct patient care for the ongoing viability and success of the program.
7. Position is facility based has broad oversight for the development, success and financial viability of the program. Interacts with all levels of nursing management and staff, medical staff, and all other members of the interdisciplinary health care team. External customers include physicians, payers, community agencies, provider networks and regulatory agencies.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Depending on area of focus, this position may require licensed Physical Therapist, Registered Nurse, or graduate of an accredited school of program specialty.
Requires current licensure in state of practice as applicable.
Requires a proficiency level typically achieved with 5 years of clinical experience in area of specialty. Requires excellent leadership skills and an ability to interact well across departments, facilities, and organizations. Excellent program management skills to effectively provide broad clinical and quality oversight while maintaining fiscal viability and success of program.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Prior supervisory or program management experience preferred.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
What might draw you to Banner Health? A great health care career, of course—and a great place to live, no matter what stage of life you’re in. With facilities across the West, there is a health care career for everyone, from big city living in the Phoenix area to friendly small towns in the mountains and plains. As one of the largest nonprofit health systems in the country, Banner Health offers both the stability that comes with success and the possibility of exploring new areas of the country. If you’re looking to be a key contributor to a forward-looking organization, you’ll experience a wide variety of professional advantages:
Our expansive system offers you an unmatched variety of clinical settings – from large urban trauma center to small rural hospital, ambulatory to home health.
Our commitment to healthcare innovation means you always have the latest technologies at your fingertips to help you provide the finest care possible.
The size, success and growth of our system provide you with the stability and options to pursue your desired career path.
Competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits offer you options to complement your unique needs.