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Nursing Supervisor

Medical Oncology/Hematology and Surgical Oncology

University of Vermont Medical Center

Burlington, VT


The Nursing Supervisor provides leadership, consultation and collaboration with the goal of facilitating the provision of high quality care and service to a defined patient group or clinical area. The Nursing Supervisor serves as a resource to the organization and the community for information related to care within that area. The Nursing Supervisor must have an intense commitment to high level customer service, and the ability to foster that culture within the site or sites they manage.

State of Vermont Registered Nurse (RN) license required. The University of Vermont Medical Center is moving toward an all Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) workforce. All external candidates hired into, or current employees promoted to, a RN position will be required to obtain their BSN as outlined in the terms of their offer letter. Current internal RNs are strongly encouraged to pursue a BSN to support this initiative. Master’s degree in Nursing (or Nurse Practitioner Program), Business Administration, or Health Care Administration preferred.

Three to five years RN experience in area of specialty care. Three to five years supervisory experience, preferably in office setting. Hematology/Oncology experience preferred.

 https://www.uvmhealth.org/medcenter/Pages/Health-Careers.aspx

Nurse Supervisor - Radiation Oncology
Maine Medical Center

Scarborough, ME
Full Time, Days

 

Maine Medical Center Cancer Institute is seeking a Nursing Supervisor for their Radiation Oncology Department in Scarborough. The position will oversee the day-to-day nursing operations for the department. The selected candidate will manage a staff of 5 employees at various radiation oncology sites in southern Maine. Daily duties will include but are not limited to: working collaboratively with and being part of a multidisciplinary team for problem solving; guaranteeing high patient satisfaction scores; ensuring staffing-level needs are met; mentoring and developing team members; and overseeing quality and process improvements ensuring a consistent and seamless patient experience.

Our ideal candidate must hold a current RN license in the state of Maine. A BSN or MSN is preferred. Previous experience working with oncology patients is required. Although not required, prior positions in an outpatient setting and previous supervisory experience will help to guarantee success in this position. Oncology Nursing Certification is highly desirable.

 Position Summary:

The Supervisor must assure that the nursing needs of Radiation Oncology patients are met by the continuous assessing, planning, delivering and evaluating of the effects of comprehensive care designed to meet the changing needs of the patient and family; contributes to the professional growth of other departmental personnel and participates in achievement of other department goals and objectives. This work may be performed at any of the Radiation Centers operated by Maine Medical Center.

 

Qualifications:

  • Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Maine; Oncology Nursing certification preferred.
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing or Master’s preferred.
  • Interpersonal and management skills and knowledge of employee relation laws as normally acquired through completion of a Bachelor’s degree in nursing in order to deal with complex management problems and communicate with unit personnel, physicians, administrative personnel and a variety of other hospital personnel and community persons.
  • Clinical expertise in direct patient care as normally acquired through approximately seven years’ experience as a staff nurse and/or supervisor.
  • High level of analytical skills to make management decisions at unit level and make recommendations for consideration of departmental issues.
  • Demonstrated ability to train/teach preferred.

 To apply, please click here or visit www.careersatmainehealth.org.

 About Maine Medical Center:

Maine Medical Center is a complete healthcare resource for the people of greater Portland, the entire state of Maine and Northern New England. With a history dating back to 1864, Maine Medical Center is the state’s largest medical center and the flagship facility of MaineHealth, with 637 beds and more than 7,000 employees. In addition, we have achieved Magnet™ status in recognition of our commitment to the highest standards of nursing excellence. Maine Medical Center’s unique role as both a community hospital and a referral center requires an unparalleled depth and breadth of services, including the state’s only medical school, through a partnership with Tufts University School of Medicine, and a world-class biomedical research center, the Maine Medical Center Research Institute.

Inside and out, you’ll find what you’re looking for when you join Maine Medical Center. As the largest hospital in northern New England, MMC is committed to helping you grow professionally throughout your career. From tuition assistance and scholarships, to ongoing education, leadership training, mentoring and promotion opportunities, we offer the resources you need to achieve your career goals.

MaineHealth values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

Patient Navigator

Maine Medical Center
Scarborough, Maine
40 hours/week, Flexible

The Breast Care Center at Maine Medical Center is recruiting for a Patient Navigator to join our multidisciplinary team managing patients with breast cancer. This pivotal position guides patients through the complex diagnoses, through treatment and to survivorship. The candidate should possess excellent critical thinking and organizational skills and the ability to multi-task. Previous experience in ambulatory clinics and oncology is preferred.  Similar experience will be considered. BSN is required. Oncology certification is preferred but will consider those “eligible” for certification.

The Patient Navigator will understand the clinical pathways established by the MMC Oncology Program and will direct the patients to health care services within the organization and at outside facilities (i.e. ACS, Cancer Community Center, MeHealth LRC), while actively identify and address barriers to care that might keep the patient from receiving timely and appropriate treatment for their cancer diagnosis.  The Patient Navigator will be responsible for ongoing evaluation and quality improvement of the Navigator Program and with support from the Oncology Program and provide supporting data for quality initiatives.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing or actively matriculated into a BSN degree program with the expectation that BSN degree will be completed within 3 years of hire.
  • Current license to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in the state of Maine.
  • Oncology Certification or defined process for achievement of certification.
  • Evidence of minimal ongoing education to maintain oncology certification.
  • Experience working with oncology patients and families preferred.
  • Demonstrated competency in applying evidence based knowledge, theory, practices, principles, and processes of professional nursing.
  • Compassionate, articulate and patient.
  • Knowledgeable about the breadth and accessibility of community resources.
  • Experience working in medical settings and interacting collaboratively with medical teams.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Ability to build and maintain solid interdepartmental relationships.
  • Strong problem solving and advocacy skills.
  • Experience in community outreach is desirable.
  • Ability to prioritize workload, handle multiple tasks and to work independently with limited supervision.
  • Computer proficiency.
  • Ability to identify potential crisis situations involving patients and/or families and to initiate appropriate action.

 To apply, please click here or visit www.careersatmainehealth.org.

 You’ll love the comprehensive benefits that MMC offers – including pet insurance, cell phone discounts, tuition reimbursement, and our Employee Discount Program, “Perks Connect.”

About Maine Medical Center:

Maine Medical Center is a complete healthcare resource for the people of greater Portland, the entire state of Maine and Northern New England. With a history dating back to 1864, Maine Medical Center is the state’s largest medical center and the flagship facility of MaineHealth, with 637 beds and more than 7,000 employees. In addition, we have achieved Magnet™ status in recognition of our commitment to the highest standards of nursing excellence. Maine Medical Center’s unique role as both a community hospital and a referral center requires an unparalleled depth and breadth of services, including the state’s only medical school, through a partnership with Tufts University School of Medicine, and a world-class biomedical research center, the Maine Medical Center Research Institute.

Inside and out, you’ll find what you’re looking for when you join Maine Medical Center. As the largest hospital in northern New England, MMC is committed to helping you grow professionally throughout your career. From tuition assistance and scholarships, to ongoing education, leadership training, mentoring and promotion opportunities, we offer the resources you need to achieve your career goals.

MaineHealth values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.


Medical Oncologist

The Division of Hematology/Oncology at the University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine and its teaching hospital, the University of Vermont Medical Center, is seeking an oncologist at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level on the Clinical Scholar Pathway. The Clinical Scholar pathway position will focus on clinical expertise in solid tumors including lung, genitourinary, breast or melanoma cancers. Opportunities to develop and implement a cancer clinical trial program with an emphasis on translation and therapeutics in her/his area of expertise are available. Candidates with expertise in health outcomes research are also encouraged.

Founded in 1974, the Vermont Cancer Center at the University of Vermont (UVM) College of Medicine enjoys a clinical partnership with the University of Vermont Medical Center. The organization is comprised of more than 120 scientists and physicians engaged in a full range of basic, translational, clinical, epidemiologic and outcomes research that seeks to uncover new knowledge. Our established clinical research program offers participation in trials sponsored by local investigators, the NCI National Clinical Trial Network (NCTN), and industry. The University of Vermont holds main member status within the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology. The University of Vermont Medical Center is currently the center of an expanding network of community and regional medical centers in Vermont and northern New York State called the University of Vermont Health Network.

Applicants must be ABIM eligible or certified in Medical Oncology (and Hematology, preferred)with a demonstrated potential to support clinical research and must be eligible for licensure in the State of Vermont and hospital privileges at UVM Medical Center. Board eligible applicants must be within 3 years of fellowship completion and must obtain board certification in medical oncology. The ideal candidate will be an accomplished interdisciplinary teacher, a skillful clinician and have appropriate research experience.

Burlington is a vibrant community located on the shores of Lake Champlain, between the Adirondack and Green Mountains. With year-round recreational opportunities, safe neighborhoods and excellent schools, this progressive community has been frequently cited as being one of the healthiest and best cities in the US in which to live.

The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service.  Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.

The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  Applications from women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged.

Applicants must apply online at www.uvmjobs.com under Position No. 00022039 with curriculum vitae, letter of interest, and names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of three references.  Questions about this opportunity may be directed to: Dr. Neil Zakai, Chair, Search Committee, University of Vermont, Given E 2-14, 89 Beaumont Avenue, Burlington, VT 05405, ATTN: Denise Russell, phone 802-656-5487, fax 802-656-5414 or via email: Neil.Zakai@med.uvm.edu

 Review of applications will begin immediately.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


Palliative Care Nurse Navigator

New England Cancer Specialists, Scarborough, Maine

New England Cancer Specialists is looking to hire a full-time Palliative Care Nurse Navigator to be responsible for various duties in accordance with the attending Palliative Care Physician’s orders and the hospice interdisciplinary plan of care.  Patient symptoms management is a necessity and expectation in this role.  Will work with the treatment team and patient to develop strategies for symptom and pain management, and work collaboratively with Nurse Supervisors, Physicians, and APPs in carrying out day to day aspects of clinical operations. 

This Nurse Navigator will be working with the Palliative Care Physician to will help develop the NECS Palliative Care program, at the new 51 Route US Route 1, Nonesuch Plaza, Scarborough Palliative Care office.  It is necessary for this Nurse to be on site MondayFriday, 40 hours/week to both cover calls and assist with potential patient reaction with the CT scanner (located in the office). 

Coordinates and collaborates with interdisciplinary team(s) in applying clinical guidelines and treatment protocols specific for symptom management, pain management and improvement of patient care in outpatient setting per practice guidelines. Ensures the smooth execution of all practice nursing policies, procedures and systems. Coordinates to support and educate others regarding self advocacy regarding end-of-life conversations and plan documentation. Assists with development and implementing a nursing quality assurance plan to improve nursing documentation for pain management. Utilizes data sets to identify areas that require improvement. Other duties as assigned includes, clinic coverage as needed to cover vacations and other providers on an as needed basis.  Must be willing to occasionally travel and work at satellite offices when the need arises.

To learn more about this position, applicants are encouraged to visit: http://www.newenglandcancerspecialists.org/careers

Qualified candidates must be a Licensed Registered Nurse within State of Maine. Associate or Bachelor degree in Nursing required.  Certification of Hospice Palliative Nursing Care preferred, or successful completion within 3 years of employment. ONS Chemotherapy Biotherapy Certification desired or successful completion within 2 years of employment. Hospice and/or Home Care experience preferred. Minimum of three years of Hematology/Oncology Nursing experience preferred.



UVM Medical Center FACT Program Seeks Hematologist


Title:   Assistant/Associate/Professor, Clinical Scholar Pathway in Department of Medicine

Position:  Hematologist

We are looking for an individual with interest in hematology and experience in hematologic malignancies and stem cell transplantation. The individual will provide medical care to patients with hematologic disorders in the inpatient and outpatient settings and participate in the UVM Medical Center's FACT program. The UVM Medical Center performs autologous stem cell transplants and provides continuity of care for individuals with allogeneic transplants performed by outside institutions. The individual will provide care for patients treated within our autologous transplant program on a shared schedule. The individual will deliver care and supervise residents and fellows on the inpatient and consultative hematology/oncology services including weekend call. The candidate should expect to actively participate in scheduled multidisciplinary hematology and transplant conferences. The position is available at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Professor in the Clinical Scholar Pathway and includes the opportunity to conduct clinical research and further multidisciplinary programs to care for patients with hematologic malignancies. The successful candidate must demonstrate a record of collaboration, excellence in clinical care, teaching and scholarship.  Candidates must be eligible for licensure in the State of Vermont and must fulfill criteria for appointment at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont and privileges at UVM Medical Center. The Division of Hematology/Oncology in the Department of Medicine has 15 faculty members and works closely with the University of Vermont Cancer Center (UVMCC). At the UVMCC, clinicians, scientists and epidemiologists work together to improve cancer and hematologic care delivery through the integration of basic, clinical and population research. Applicants must be ABIM board eligible in Medical Oncology and Hematology and certified in either Medical Oncology or Hematology, if more than 3 years after completion of fellowship, with a demonstrated potential to support clinical research. The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal. The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged.

Applicants must apply online at www.uvmjobs.com under Position No.  00023423 with CV and 3 references.  Questions about this opportunity may be directed to: Dr. Neil Zakai, Chair, Search Committee, University of Vermont, Given E 214, 89 Beaumont Avenue, Burlington, VT 05405, Attn: Denise Russell, phone 802-656-5487, fax 802-656-5414 or via email: Neil.Zakai@med.uvm.edu

 


Director of Quality, Safety and Value

Southern Vermont Medical Center, Bennington, VT

Dartmouth-Hitchcock is seeking a Director of Quality, Safety and Value to join our team at Southern Vermont Medical Center in Bennington, Vermont. The Director will oversee the implementation of quality, patient safety and performance improvement functions. In this role, the Director will coordinate with the Southern Vermont Medical Center Chief Medical Officer and Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s Director of Performance Improvement to develop and implement strategic plans to achieve regulatory compliance and targeted clinical and administrative performance goals. The Director will supervise and develop staff serving in quality, patient safety and improvement roles within Southern Vermont Medical Center along with encouraging standardization of processes and procedures. The candidate will promote application of Dartmouth-Hitchcock system designs and methods for quality, safety and value, is accountable for system operations, and acts as a coach and instructor for the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Value Institute.

To be considered, candidates are required to have a Bachelor's of Science degree, preferably in Engineering, Operations Management or related discipline, with 5 years of supervisory/management experience. A Master's degree is preferred. Candidates should have experience in regulatory compliance, quality improvement and patient safety techniques in a complex healthcare environment or the equivalent in education and experience. In this role, blackbelt in process improvement methods or equivalent with 5 years of experience leading improvement or system design projects is preferred. The candidate should have excellent organization, interpersonal, oral and writing skills along with exemplary leadership qualities.  Prior experience with budgetary preparation and systems development is required. The candidate should have the ability to relate and deal effectively with physicians, administrators, support staff, and the general public with a high degree of tact and discretion.

Southwestern Vermont Health Care serves more than 70,000 people in the towns and villages of Bennington County, western Windham County and southern Rutland County in Vermont; eastern Rensselaer County in New York; and northern Berkshire County in Massachusetts. In 2012, we established a formal affiliation with the Dartmouth-Hitchcock organization and formed Dartmouth-Hitchcock Putnam Physicians, a multi-specialty physicians group that provides medical services exclusively to Southwestern Vermont Medical Center. Visitors to the Bennington area will find something special and captivating that often has them coming back year after year and in many cases relocating altogether. This area provides a wonderful mix of quaint New England towns and villages, a vibrant art scene and some of the most majestic lakes, mountains and scenery you’ll find anywhere in the country.

Applicants are encouraged to apply online at:

careers.dartmouth-hitchcock.org

Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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