The Nurse Manager is responsible for day to day patient flow and clinical operations in a specific clinical unit. Responsibilities will include coordination and supervision of assigned nursing and clinical assistant staff as they provide care to individuals receiving therapy for oncologic and hematologic problems, overseeing direct patient care, patient and family education, delegating triage of unexpected patients to the Oncology Nurse Navigator, and working collaboratively with the Charge Nurse to modify nursing assignments as needed to meet the needs of patients. The Nurse Manager provides clinical leadership and management, and promotes professional growth for self and staff. Uses theoretical, evidence-based, and experiential knowledge to advance clinical practice. Serves as a mentor and acts as the unit-based clinical exper for clinical staff within Nursing and Patient Care Services to nurture leadership potential and to promote professional development of others.
Specific duties and responsibilities may vary across the different programs and areas. The Mission, Vision and Core values of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute are incorporated into all areas of practices.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is opening a new location at 5 Branch Street in Methuen, MA, to offer cancer and blood disorder care and outpatient services to adult patients in Merrimack Valley. This new facility, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute – Merrimack Valley, unites Dana-Farber’s current physician practice sites in Lawrence and Methuen into one hospital outpatient location. Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.
MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS: