The RN Oncology is responsible for all aspects of daily clinical resources of the office. Supports the Practice Manager and serves on a multidisciplinary team to ensure the oncology patient population receives quality and patient comprehensive services. Participates in interdisciplinary meetings to lead improvement activities and provides leadership, including, problem resolution and mentoring personnel.
1. Facilitates effective communication between physicians and staff to ensure optimal coordination in the delivery of medical services.
2. Participates in quarterly clinical and operations review of practice. Implements operational changes as directed by and/or in conjunction with Practice Manager and physician leads.
3. Serves as the Oncology representative on committees, task forces, or project teams as directed by the physician leads and/or Practice Manager, and completes or coordinates tasks delegated as a result of such representation.
4. Monitors the performance improvement process related to support processes. Participates in continuous improvement of these processes.
5. Coordinates with the Practice Manager to ensure accurate and complete charge capture, compliance and optimal revenue cycle management.
6. Assists Practice Manager with coordinating the operational aspects of all provider additions and departures, relocations, or other transitions.
7. Ensures staff and office compliance, regulatory guidelines/standards, survey readiness and policies and procedures.
8. Coordinates patients' treatment programs, including weekend coverage, and chemotherapy scheduling along with other services provided by appropriate ancillary departments.
9. Resolves patient concerns regarding clinical care or forwards them to the appropriate physician/provider.
10. Ensures all medication charting is completed on a weekly basis.
11. Monitors and maintains all department records and documentation.
12. Collaborates with Practice Manager in the hiring and interview process and provides input to Practice Manger for probationary and annual performance reviews of all clinical staff.
13. Performs other duties as assigned.
• Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or Healthcare related field required
• 2 years of Medical Oncology experience that includes, training, supervision, coordination or special project responsibilities required
• Previous staff supervision, leadership or training experience preferred
Licenses and Certifications
• RN - Current State of California Registered Nurse license required
• BLS - Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers by American Heart Association (AHA) required
• ONSCHEMO - ONS/ONCC Chemotherapy Immunotherapy Certificate required
• OCN - Oncology Certified Nurse preferred