Asstistant Clinical Nurse Manager - BMT

Duarte, CA
Jan 09, 2018
Jan 29, 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
About City of Hope

City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 5,000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.

Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation's 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

Position Summary:

Assists the Clinical Nurse Manager in the responsibilities for the daily operational needs of the assigned area. Participates in the management of human and material resources as well as program planning and evaluation. Provides input and participates into the development and management of the budget. Provides supervision of employees, participates in hiring, assigns work, coaches, trains, evaluates performance and completes simple disciplinary actions. Actively works to ensure optimal delivery of care as well as performance improvement initiatives either through direct involvement and membership or by occasionally leading PI team efforts. Able to actively collaborate with peers, subordinates and supervisors in constructive problem solving as well as to facilitate frequent team building interactions with staff.

Essential Functions:

This position determines their own priorities and may deviate from established procedure and practices as long as results meet established standards (e.g. quality, timeliness). Individual must have the ability to influence people though the use of effective communication and facts, participates in hiring, assigning work schedules, coaching, training, completes annual performance evaluations and provides disciplinary actions as required. Is contributory in the preparation of the budget and does influence the outcomes with staffing.

Be a positive role model for assigned area(s). Encourage open and positive communication and provide excellent customer service. Advocates for COH, the staff and patients. Collaborates with internal and external customers to meet strategic goals. Is a change agent and encourages staff to participate in change. Monitors and controls resources (human and material). Encourages higher learning and professional development. Ensures staff competence and promotes professional practice standards through education and monitoring. Assures professional and regulatory standards are met and maintained.

Planning and goal setting

  • Assist in the management and implementation of departmental programs and goals that support the strategic plan for patient care services and the organization.

  • Support departmental implementation of new technology and services.

  • Effectively communicate (written & oral) across the organization.

Patient Care and Clinical Quality

  • Support standards for patient care to assure patient care is timely, safe and effective.

  • Assure satisfaction of patients, physicians and other customers with care and services that are delivered.

  • Develop and foster collaborative relationships with other departments to support safe and high quality patient care and services.

  • Assure compliance with regulatory standards.

  • Measure performance of staff to meet regulatory and patient care standards

  • Report results of ongoing quality metrics as appropriate.

  • Promote the utilization of evidence based practice in delivery of patient care.

  • Support and facilitate critical thinking of staff.

Personnel Management

  • Participate in the hiring process.

  • Participate in orientation and staff development.

  • Foster teamwork.

  • Assist in the maintenance and monitoring of staffing plan.

  • Provide oversight of temporary (registry/traveler) staff.

Fiscal and Budget

  • Assist to monitor variances

Follows established City of Hope and department policies, procedures, objectives, performance improvement, attendance, safety, environmental, and infection control guidelines, includingadherence to theworkplaceCode of Conduct and Compliance Plan. Practices a high level of integrity and honesty in maintaining confidentiality.

Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

Position Qualifications:

Minimum Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing

Minimum Experience:

  • Minimum 3- 5 years experience in nursing

Required Courses/Training:

  • BLS, through the American Heart Association

Req. Certification/Licensure:

  • Current California RN License

Pref. Certification/Licensure:

  • Chemotherapy/Biotherapy certification preferred


  • Personal computer, peripheral equipment and standard patient care equipment

Physical Demands:

  • Heavy lifting up to 50 pounds, occasional lifting, pushing and transfer of patient, occasional reaching, stooping, kneeling and bending. Occasional prolonged sitting, walking. Prolonged computer usage.

City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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