The University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center seeks a dynamic and exceptional candidate to serve as Director, Nursing Unit for the Adult Hematology/Oncology/Blood and Marrow Transplant (BMT) Unit and its expanding program.
The Director, Nursing Unit is involved in ensuring optimal patient outcomes through effective leadership and/or provision of patient care delivery in assigned nursing unit(s) or area(s). This position promotes an environment for a shared voice in nursing practices and an exchange of ideas to continually improve nursing and patient care outcomes; accountable for the quality, safety, and cost-effectiveness of patient care; consult and collaborate with other health care professionals to coordinate the management of patient care; serve as a resource to staff, physicians, students, and others; design and oversee nursing and administrative operations in large and/or multiple patient care areas; accountable for the overall administrative planning and coordination of the staffing, fiscal and material resources; assist with the development and implementation of new programs and policies.
Four direct reports - Assistant Unit Directors; Total FTE: 150+
Budget: $25+ million
Shift is Mon-Fri (Day)
Team is described as cohesive, wonderful group that love what they do. Assistant unit directors are very strong
New initiative: service line expansion
Bachelor's degree in Nursing required;
Master's degree in Nursing or relevant area preferred;
A minimum of three (3) years of nursing management experience in an acute care Oncology Unit in an academic medical center or highly matrixed organization;
Strong hospital management experience, with progressive and in-depth expertise in patient care services; knowledge of hospital/clinic operations in a hospital or medical center setting; knowledge of appropriate professional standards for the department and team;
Excellent communications and interpersonal skills to foster and promote an environment for effective communication and collaborative decision making across multiple units and disciplines;
Excellent leadership, fiscal and operations management skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with physicians, management, and staff from all disciplines; ability to create and maintain a goal-oriented climate of teamwork, collaboration, and consistent achievement of objectives;
Strong knowledge of relevant healthcare information technology and patient care workflows and processes;
Strong knowledge of relevant regulatory requirements, as well as related legislative, accreditation, licensing, and compliance environments;
Prior experience in a union environment;
Licensed in California or able to receive licensure in California.
Certifications: BLS by American Heart Association; ANCC RN specialty certification in Nurse Executive or Nurse Executive-Advanced.
Candidates must have inpatient oncology experience; be an experienced leader with fiscal responsibilities; someone with union experience is preferred and experience in an academic medical center is also strongly preferred
Challenges: Morale resiliency of staff due to pandemic
Exciting for Candidate: working with cutting edge immunotherapy and the ability to collaborate with physicians and nurses on publications
ABOUT UCSF HEALTH: UCSF Health's mission, vision, and values convey the reasons they exist as an organization, what they aspire to as an organization and the way they will work to get there. They are a unifying force that link all of us together.
Mission: Their mission — the reason they exist — is Caring, Healing, Teaching, and Discovering.
Vision: Their vision — what they want to be — is to be the best provider of health care services, the best place to work and the best environment for teaching and research.
Values: Their values statement — their guide to the individual and organizational behavior they expect — is embodied in the acronym PRIDE:
P for Professionalism, how they conduct themselves and their business.
R for Respect for their patients, families, themselves, and each other.
I for Integrity, always doing the honest, right thing.
D for Diversity, understanding and embracing the diverse beliefs, needs, and expectations of their patients, community, and employees.
E for Excellence, what they strive for in everything they do.
UCSF Health is committed to providing the safest and highest quality care to patients. They measure their performance against their own rigorous standards and compare the outcomes of their care with top medical centers nationwide in their effort to continually improve the care they provide. They believe that sharing their results with the public is an obligation and a critical factor in their mission of continuous improvement.
At UCSF, they define optimal quality care as:
Superior care and outcomes
Outstanding patient safety
Care delivered in a timely manner
Fair, unbiased access to health care
Diversity at UCSF Health: The San Francisco Bay Area is well known for its rich diversity of cultures. UCSF Health is committed to inclusion for all of its patients, employees, and community. Diversity is one of the core values highlighted in their mission statement.
UCSF Health has made numerous efforts in recent years to address diversity and inclusion. Together with the UCSF campus and the Office of Diversity and Outreach, they continue to recruit top-tier talent while creating and maintaining an inclusive and equitable environment for staff, patients, and the community. They recognize that there is always continued work to be done and, as an organization, they are committed to fostering an environment of diversity and inclusion.
Those with interest may apply for this position by submitting a resume/ CV to the following email address: email@example.com.