Job Description

Clinical Lead-RN Radiation Oncology

Cancer care is all we do

Hope in healing

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA®) takes a unique and integrative approach to cancer care. Our patient-centered care model is founded on a commitment to personalized medicine, tailoring a combination of treatments to the needs of each individual patient. At the same time, we support patients’ quality of life by offering therapies designed to help them manage the side effects of treatment, addressing their physical, spiritual and emotional needs, so they are better able to stay on their treatment regimens and get back to life. At the core of our whole-person approach is what we call the Mother Standard® of care, so named because it requires that we treat our patients, and one another, like we would want our loved ones to be treated. This innovative approach has earned our hospitals a Best Place to Work distinction and numerous accreditations. Each of us has a stake in the successful outcomes of every patient we treat.

Job Description:

This position is responsible for the coordination of the systems/services required for the management of the clinical staff to include Registered Nurses and Patient Care Technicians.  The Clinical Nurse Lead functions as an advocate and contact person for patient, family, healthcare team members and stakeholders to ensure continuity of care and optimal clinical and resource outcomes.  The Clinical Nurse Lead is a professional caregiver who serves as a clinical expert and liaison in coordinating patient care. The responsibilities include day-to-day operations, coordination and delivery of all patient care services.  This person serves as a role model for professional excellence in the administration of patient care and staff relations. The Clinical Nurse Lead will utilize the nursing process, communication skills, and problem solving techniques to deliver quality patient care.  The Clinical Nurse Lead will also be responsible for the knowledge and technical skill needed to operate a variety of mechanical devices to accomplish this task. 

Knowledge and Skills

Coordinates the clinical services for the Radiation Oncology department.  Establishes work schedules and standards to improve efficiency and effectiveness for the department.  Serves as Clinical Nurse Lead for clinical staff to ensure quality patient care.  Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.  Assesses patient care delivery needs for patient population.  Assists with patient care as needed.  Responds to and participates in the resolution of customer concerns.  Serves as a resource and provides consultation on patient care and hospital policies.

Demonstrates the spirit of Cancer Treatment Centers of America’s values and standards through: Actions and Speech.  Connects with customers (patients, caregivers, co-workers) with a smile or pleasant demeanor.  Addresses customers (patients, care-givers, co-workers) by their preferred names whenever possible.  Finds ways to focus solely on the needs of our patients and their caregivers. Listens attentively and educates patients and caregivers to ensure their understanding.  Offers choices to patients and caregivers and respects their decisions.1. caregivers, co-workers) with a smile or pleasant demeanor.  Addresses customers (patients, care-givers, co-workers) by their preferred names whenever possible.  Finds ways to focus solely on the needs of our patients and their caregivers. Listens attentively and educates patients and caregivers to ensure their understanding.  Offers choices to patients and caregivers and respects their decisions.

Assists in developing departmental goals such that they support the organizational mission and strategic plan.  Assists with policies and procedures that guide and support consistent provision of services.  Serves as an effective coach in recognizing and supporting individual team member strengths and talents. 

Promotes inter and intra departmental collaboration, nurtures relationships with others and is viewed positively by co-workers.  Responds appropriately to negativity, seeks to promote understanding and mutual achievement of goals.  Acts as Radiation Oncology liaison to the Medical Imaging nursing team and coordinator b/w patients, staff, departments and physicians.

Strong orientation toward services excellence.  Utilizes brand platform for consistent deployment of services.  Effectively motivates and coaches staff in CTCA standards of excellence.  Seeks opportunities for organizational improvement, consistently applies lean thinking to departmental operations to enhance or improve services.  Demonstrates an orientation toward achievement and professional growth actively seeks and initiates self-improvement through continuing education and/or participation in work projects that offer developmental challenges; provides staff education when needed.

Attends required staff meetings.  Meets annual health screening requirements.

Demonstrates knowledge of patient safety goals relevant to the work environment.  Demonstrates knowledge of hospital variance reporting system and appropriate management procedures for unexpected occurrences. Demonstrates appropriate response to organizational disaster codes.  Completes annual department Hazardous Communications Training.  Completes required educational requirements.

Consistently follows organizational guidelines for effective hand hygiene.  As indicated, follows guidelines for standard and transmission based precautions.

  • Radiation Oncology experience preferred
  • BSN in Nursing preferred
  • Current Georgia RN Licensure
  • 3 years clinical oncology or equivalent experience
  • ACLS/CPR Required

We win together

Each CTCA employee is a Stakeholder, driven to make a true difference and help win the fight against cancer. Each day is a challenge, but this unique experience comes with rewards that you may never have thought possible. To ensure each team member brings his or her best self, we offer exceptional support and immersive training to encourage your personal and professional growth. If you’re ready to be part of something bigger and work with a passionate, dynamic group of care professionals, we invite you to join us. 

Visit:  Jobs.cancercenter.com to begin your journey.

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