Penn Highlands DuBois

CLINICAL SUPERVISOR MEDICAL ONCOLOGY

US-PA-Clearfield
4 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-10474
# of Openings
1
Hours/Pay
80
Shift
1st Shift/Variable Hours
Type
Full Time

Overview

 

The best of modern health care technology, plus the best of small town America!

Located in the midst of the beautiful rolling hills and woodlands of Pennsylvania, you don't have to be a native to feel at home here. No matter where your roots, you'll quickly recognize that the staff at DuBois Regional Medical Center (DRMC), like other residents of the community, will make you feel right at home.

 

DuBois Regional Medical Center (DRMC) offers residents of west central Pennsylvania a rare combination of technologically advanced health care in a warm, friendly environment. Widely recognized as one of the leading health centers of its kind in the commonwealth, DRMC is an oasis of clinical and technical excellence, with a focus on patient-centered care. Its rural setting is just far enough from the hustle of the city life to make it peaceful, but close enough to provide easy access to sought-after urban attractions.

 


THE CLINICAL SUPERVISOR OF MEDICAL ONCOLOGY PLANS, ORGANIZES, DIRECTS, EVALUATES, AND COORDINATES THE PATIENT SERVICE ACTIVITIES OF MEDICAL ONCOLOGY AS PROVIDED BY NURSING STAFF AT THE NATHANIEL D. YINGLING CANCER CENTER.  THE CLINICAL SUPERVISOR APPLIES CONCEPTS OF LEADERSHIP, MANAGEMENT, AND CLINICAL EXPERTISE WHILE COORDINATING THE COMPREHENSIVE CARE OF PATIENTS.  THE CLINICAL SUPERVISOR WORKS TO CREATE AN ENVIRONMENT THAT ENCOURAGES STAFF TO GENERATE IDEAS, ACHIEVE AND MAINTAIN PROFESSIONAL EXCELLENCE AND PROVIDE QUALITY CARE.

Responsibilities

 

*Complies with DUBOIS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER policies and procedures, accreditation agency requirements, and federal, state or local law and regulations

 

Actively participates as a member of a hospital committee as appropriate

Provides ideas and input for developing services and marketing approaches for their departments

Organizes the department and assumes responsibility for the activities of the department

Assures the hospital policies and procedures are being followed by departmental staff.  Actively supports, monitors and evaluates changes in department

 

Conducts monthly department safety rounds, documents findings, and collaborates with Department Director to solve patient safety problems

Conducts performance reviews as assigned by Department Director

Actively coordinates the team of caregivers, for which he/she is responsible, to deliver quality patient care and service on all shifts

 

Prompts RN co-workers to function as managers of patient care and to monitor patient progress towards established outcomes

Ensures Registered Nurses intervene appropriately and in a timely manner for the patient

 

Resolves problems that arise on the department including dealing with department staff, physicians, ancillary personnel, etc., to begin problem solving immediately

Assists with completing time and attendance

Covers department staffing schedule in collaboration with the Department Director.

Reports broken equipment, obtains supplies and performs other functions necessary to assure that adequate, functioning equipment and supplies are available for all shifts

 

Obtains patient history and conducts appropriate patient assessment

 

 

Works collaboratively with the clerical supervisor to efficiently operate the offices duties of the cancer center.

Collaborates with the health care team to develop and manage the plan of care, involving patient/significant other whenever possible

 

Evaluates patient's response to medical, nursing, and other disciplines’ interventions and takes appropriate action

Administers medications, monitors effectiveness, and takes appropriate action as needed in accordance with policies and procedures

 Proficient in starting and managing IV administration

Consults medical record for pertinent patient information such as diagnostic test results, physician progress notes

 

Implements the plan of care according to physician’s, nursing orders, clinical pathways, and nursing care standards

 

 Identifies patient learning needs on admission and throughout the episode of care

Collaborates with health care team to develop and implement the discharge plan

 When serving as preceptor, collaborates with staff member and Department Director to manage the learning process and develop individualized action plans as needs are identified

 

 

Demonstrates compassion, respect, and dignity in providing care and support to patients/families in Comfort Care Pathway and facing end of life issues

 

Manages the care of oncology patients and monitors the administration of chemotherapy per policy

Coordination and assumption of responsibility of all medical oncology nursing activities within the department

 

General duties as assigned

 

Qualifications

  • CURRENT PENNSYLVANIA REGISTERED NURSE LICENSE OR TEMPORARY PRACTICE PERMIT REQUIRED
  • (3)YEARS CLINICAL ONCOLOGY EXPERIENCE REQUIRED IN MEDICAL ONCOLOGY REQUIRED
  • PREVIOUS SUPERVISORY EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
  • HEALTHCARE PROVIDER (CPR) CERTIFICATION WITHIN 6 MONTHS OF START DATE IN POSITION/DEPARTMENT REQUIRED 
  • CURRENT ONCOLOGY NURSING CERTIFICATION (ONS) OR OBTAIN ONS WITHIN ONE YEAR OF STARTING POSITION REQUIRED

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