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Positions in Hospital Administration

This category includes medical and executive directors and cancer program administrators, as well as vice president of oncology services and director of business development.

Director of Operations, Columbus Regional Health, Columbus, Indiana

Posted: 4/24/2017SHOW ▼

Job Summary:

EEO/AA/M/F/Disability/Vet Employer

The oncology nurse practitioner (ONP) is a midlevel advanced practice professional who practices under the supervision of a physician to provide direct patient care, patient and family education, psychological support, and survivorship planning from the time of diagnosis throughout the continuum of cancer care.

The ONP scope of practice includes performing comprehensive assessments and physical examinations, ordering and interpreting diagnostic laboratory tests, performing invasive procedures, prescribing medications and treatments, and conducting health screening and providing patient and family education. The ONP serves as an educator, consultant, and liaison to healthcare providers caring for the patients across the continuum of care, which can include inpatient and outpatient services. The ONP performs administrative duties including quality improvement activities, teaching, and hospital committee membership.


  • Clinical
    • Collaborates with other healthcare team members involved in patient treatment to ensure continuity of care.
    • Communicates and interacts effectively with patients, families, and staff, taking into account cultural differences.<.
    • Facilitates the coordination of ONP inpatient and outpatient care and services.
    • Formulates an evidence-based treatment plan according to the interpretation and evaluation of all patient data.
    • Fosters an environment of respect for patient privacy.
    • Initiates arrangements for hospital admissions and discharges patients as indicated by clinical status.
    • Makes clinical rounds with the multidisciplinary cancer team.
    • Manages cancer survivors by performing a cancer-related review of systems to detect late and long-term effects of cancer treatment.
    • Manages the clinical course of patients with cancer with acute or chronic complaints and end-of-life and other health concerns.
    • Obtains informed consent as indicated.
    • Orders and interprets diagnostic tests, orders blood products, collects specimens for routine laboratory tests, and performs screening and therapeutic procedures.
    • Orders consults for services such as physical therapy, occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, imaging studies, and nursing services.
    • Performs comprehensive history and physical examinations on patients with cancer to assess normal and abnormal findings and identifies differential diagnoses on established and new patients.
    • Performs core clinical practice competencies specific to the patient population.
    • Performs invasive procedures such as bone marrow biopsies after competency has been confirmed.
    • Prescribes medications and administers orders as indicated by patients's clinical status.
    • Presents cases to the tumor board.
    • Promotes, directs, evaluates, and manages safe patient care for patients being treated in the infusion center.
    • Provides and coordinates patient teaching and counseling.
    • Provides clinical support for independent practice in an ONP-led clinic service model to treat patients for symptoms related to their disease and to assist the flow of patients who have oncologic/hematologic malignancies.
    • Recognizes and initiates lifesaving procedures for oncologic emergencies and brings emergencies to the immediate attention of a physician.
    • Serves as a cancer pain management resource to the medical center in both outpatient and inpatient settings.
    • Uses and promotes approved standards of care, procedures, methods and techniques, safety precautions, and protocols in their application to the oncology patient population in all settings.
    • Writes orders and consultations to radiation oncology, writes orders for vascular access device placement for chemotherapy, and arranges for procedures and biopsies with the surgery and interventional radiology departments.
    • Writes orders for administration of blood products under the direction and supervision of attending physicians.
  • Administration, Education, and Research
    • Assists with completion of patients's disability and insurance forms as needed.
    • Mentors other ONP colleagues as appropriate.
    • Participates in clinical research studies as determined by the needs of the program.
    • Participates in staff development and in-service education as requested.
    • Promotes and participates in the delivery of patient and family education on the cancer diagnosis, treatment, expected outcomes, and end-of-life issues such as do-not-resuscitate orders, healthcare proxies, and advance directives.
    • Reviews patient eligibility for clinical trials.
    • Submits billing documentation within the employment model and state and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services regulations.

Education, Experience, and Licensure:

  • Oncology Nurse Practitioner:
    • Master's or doctoral degree from a program accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), an accrediting arm of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)
    • Two years of related experience as an RN in an acute care hospital setting
    • National board certification as a nurse practitioner from an agency accredited by the American Board of Nursing Specialties (ABNS)
    • State certification as an NP
    • Basic life support (BLS) certification
    • An individual U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) license issued by the DEA for schedule II
    • V controlled substances, required only if prescribing controlled substances to outpatients
  • Preferred:
    • At least two years of successful nurse practitioner practice, preferably with experience in hematology/oncology
    • Experience (through employment or clinical hour rotations) in an outpatient/ambulatory oncology setting
    • Board certification as an oncology nurse practitioner (advanced oncology certified nurse practitioner [AOCNP]) administered by the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation

Job Qualifications and Skills:

  • Ability to communicate with members of the multidisciplinary team with written and verbal proficiency
  • Ability to discuss sensitive topics such as sexuality and end-of-life concerns
  • Awareness of quality benchmarks for oncology care
  • Comfortable with conflict resolution
  • Proficiency in clinical management of complex patients
  • Integrity and trustworthiness in resolving problems
  • Knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to patients within specific age groups, human development stages, and cultural groups
  • Knowledge of clinical guidelines for survivorship care and treatment
  • Current knowledge of the latest trends, skills, procedures, and protocols in hematology/oncology and internal medicine practice
  • Proficiency in billing rules and regulations
  • Skill in coordinating oncology patient care with other interdisciplinary staff
  • Skill in interpersonal relationships, program development, critical thinking, and problem solving
  • Strong ability to use data and computer systems and electronic health records in support of patient care delivery

Contact Information:

Debra Jones.


Regional Director of Cancer Services—South Central, Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, Flint, Michigan

Posted: 4/18/2017SHOW ▼

Job Summary:

EEO/AA/M/F/Disability/Vet Employer

Through the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, McLaren Health Care is the largest provider of oncology care in Michigan. As our cancer program grows, effort must be extended to organize cancer services in strategic regions of McLaren's coverage area.

The purpose of this position is to provide focused leadership for: all aspects of oncology care at McLaren Flint; Radiation Oncology, Cancer Committee and Tumor Registry Administration at McLaren Lapeer Region; Radiation Oncology at McLaren Flint's joint venture in Owosso.


This position provides leadership for the overall strategic direction, business development, performance improvement, physician collaboration, market influence, market share growth, patient satisfaction and operations at the aforementioned subsidiaries providing oncology services. Special emphasis shall be given to cancer network integration, best practice adoption, and completion of goals and initiatives of the cancer service line. The Director, in a matrix manner, shall report to the VP Ancillary & Support Services, McLaren Flint with primary reporting to the Executive Director of Community-Based Programs for Karmanos Cancer Institute. The Regional Director shall also work collaboratively with administration at McLaren Lapeer Region and the administration of the Radiation Oncology joint venture in Owosso to ensure that site program needs are met.


Bachelors degree. Management degree in Healthcare administration or Business Administration preferred. Clinical employment background desired. Five-ten years of progressive management experience. Previous work in oncology is desired. Ability to communicate effectively with individuals both within and outside the organization. Demonstrates the ability to work in a fast paced environment utilizing tact, patience, and diplomacy. Knowledge of regulatory standards of care (such as ACOS and JCAHO) for Oncology Services. Demonstrated knowledge of information systems concepts, budget processes, marketing strategies and strategic planning methodologies.

Contact Information:

Click here to apply online.


Cancer Center Director - Oncology, Florida Hospital, Kissimmee, Florida

Posted: 4/18/2017SHOW ▼

Job Summary:

Established in 1908, Florida Hospital is one of the largest not-for-profit healthcare systems in the country, caring for more than a million patients each year. The 2,286-bed acute-care medical facility, comprised of eight hospitals, has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best hospitals in the country for the past 10 years. It serves as a community hospital for Greater Orlando and as a major tertiary referral hospital for Central Florida and much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and Latin America.

Florida Hospital Kissimmee seeks to hire a Cancer Center Director who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.

Work Hours/Shifts:
Full Time: Monday–Friday, 8am–5pm

Leadership Sign-on Bonus and Relocation Reimbursement available for eligible candidates*


The Director of Cancer Service Line will provide leadership and strategic direction for all cancer programs in the Southwest Market, this includes Celebration Health, Kissimmee, Winter Garden, and Apopka acute care hospitals/facilities. The Director is responsible for developing and implementing strategic business plans and initiatives for service line performance. This person collaborates with Radiation Oncology departments and nursing units, Florida Hospital Medical Group (FHMG), Imaging and Pathology departments to provide Affordable, Connected and Exceptional (ACE) care to oncology patients within the Southwest Market.


  • Bachelor's degree in Healthcare or Business Administration
  • Financial management and budgeting expertise
  • Ability to analyze operations and labor management metrics and outcomes
  • Strong organization skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Effective oral and written communication skills, with the ability to articulate complex information in understandable terms to all levels of staff
  • Effective computer skills, particularly Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to work in a matrix-management environment to achieve organizational goals
  • Ability to mentor, enhance and engage organizational talent
  • Master's degree in Healthcare or Business Administration (preferred)
  • Minimum of 5 years' oncology-related experience (preferred)
  • Experience managing a comprehensive cancer program (preferred)

If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Cancer Center Director opportunity with Florida Hospital Kissimmee.

*Bonus Details:

  • Applicable experience required.
  • Must live 50 or more miles from 601 East Rollins Dr., Orlando, FL to qualify.
  • Full Time employment contract required.
  • Rehires within 12 months are not eligible.

Contact Information:

Apply online today to req. #248520 at:


Director Operations, CPUP, Penn Medicine, Abramson Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Posted: 4/11/2017SHOW ▼

Job Description:

Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Position Description:

The Director of Clinical Operations of the Abramson Cancer Center (ACC) is a key leader who is responsible for overseeing the clinical and operational aspects of ambulatory patient care services delivery. The scope of the work includes direct oversight and integration of ambulatory cancer services delivered at PCAM, Valley Forge; and coordination with other ACC-affiliated locations.

Operational and Clinical Management

  1. Provides leadership on day-to-day practice operations as well as Operations Committee of the Center, ensuring balanced attention in involving leadership of stakeholder departments and providing periodic updates as needed on room utilization, patient satisfaction, process improvements, service line program development, etc.
  2. Supervises Practice Administrators and other staff as assigned to ensure that shared service resources and areas are available and deployed optimally for superior patient care experience.
  3. Ensure a program-focused approach, where applicable, room assignments in a way that allows disease specific teams across departments to have integrated clinic operations for optimal provider and patient experience.
  4. In collaboration with ACC and Departmental leadership stakeholders, defines staffing requirements, with appropriate benchmark and market analysis, that are congruent with clinic operations targets. And ensures the selection and utilization of qualified, competent personnel.
  5. Ensures broad consistency as much as practical with key elements of practice operations management across the cancer center and affiliated locations of the service line, to include Exam Room Utilization; Medical Assistant/LPN scope of practice management; coordination of patient flow with chemo suite, lab & path medicine, pharmacy, psychosocial services and other aspects of cancer services.
  6. Provides at least semi-annual updates of room assignments based on historical room utilization and projection data. Communicates to departments and disease teams and follows up as appropriate. Accountable to ensure a program-focused approach in room assignments.
  7. Assures appropriate follow through across cancer center for all action item related initiatives from weekly productivity reports or all other performance metrics as developed over time.
  8. Serves as point coordinator and leader for facilitating CPUP guideline for ambulatory practice across the cancer center and service line.
  9. Accountable and responsive to all departments and divisions regarding clinical practice and staff related inquiries, recommendations, and certain action plans in order to ensure that the clinical neighborhood functions within the Health Systemâ?Ts vision ambulatory practice.
  10. Regularly reviews staff assignments, staffing levels and makes changes and/or recommendations to support patient care operations.
  11. Manages expense budgets and budget variance analysis as required.
  12. Works in collaboration with clinical program development leadership across the service line, CPUP and Business Development in developing value-based programs, services, and initiatives.
  13. Oversees time and attendance policy and process; monitors appropriate use of the eStar reports in compliance with FLSA; collaborates with other members of the leadership team to approve leave time for Health System policies.

Team Building and Professional Development

  1. Develops credible, competent, accountable and responsive management team through clearly defined performance and outcome objectives. Ensures management team develops methods, which focus on the improvement of operating standards and achievement of intended results.
  2. Creates and supports and environment which empowers and expects staff to participate in unit/department decisions; negotiate patient care needs; contribute to the research agenda; accept responsibility for their contribution to patient outcomes and for their own growth and professional competencies.
  3. Models behavior that is conducive to positive employee relations and is consistent with organizational values.
  4. Utilizes human resource management techniques and guidance from HR leadership team to ensure employee retention and high morale.
  5. Maintains exemplary relationships with staff using positive and constructive feedback, open lines of communication, and addressing daily operational issues.

Continuous Quality Enhancement

  1. Serves as the key leader for the Practice-Based Clinical Leadership (PBCL) Team. Works in collaboration with CEQI and cancer service line leaders, especially the Director of Access and Associate CAO for Operations, as well as physician leadership, to promote continuous improvement in methods of patient care delivery and operations.
  2. Uses Ambulatory Blueprint for Quality as a framework for PBCL work. On a project-specific basis, facilitates integration of quality initiatives and activities across settings of care delivery.
  3. Works with disease-based program leadership and Director of Access to ensure exceptional quality with regard to Patient Access initiatives and management of Access Metrics.
  4. Uses the results of service standards performance as an indicator to identify service improvement needs in a cost efficient manner. Ensures that service standard performance deficiencies are corrected in an appropriate and timely manner.
  5. Integrates evidence-based patient safety principles in all practice activities/initiatives. Fosters a culture of safety, encouraging reporting of occurrences and near misses through appropriate reporting systems. Uses aggregate data from reporting systems to identify opportunities for improvement. Systematically shares safety data with staff and faculty.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Education / Experience
    • Bachelor's degree in health care administration, nursing or related field, with over 3 to 4 years of relevant leadership experience; OR MBA, MHA, MSN or Master's Degree in related field, with a minimum of 2 years of relevant leadership experience.

Additional Information:

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Contact Information:

To apply for this Philadelphia-based position, visit, click on Search Career Opportunities, and search on Job ID #65613 or send your resume to:

Live Your Life's Work

EOE/AA, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran


Medical Director, Cancer Institute, Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn, Illinois

Posted: 3/2/2017SHOW ▼

Job Summary:

Cejka Executive Search has been retained by Advocate Health Care to recruit the physician executive leader for the Cancer Institute of their largest facility, Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, Illinois, a southern suburb of Chicago.

Advocate Health Care system is one of the nation's top 5 health systems and the largest health system in Illinois. Advocate Health Care operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 acute care hospitals, 5 of which are Level 1 trauma centers, 3 are major teaching hospitals and 2 are integrated children's hospitals.

Advocate Christ Medical Center (Advocate Christ) is a 749-bed, not-for-profit, premier teaching hospital serving as a major referral hospital in the Midwest for a number of specialties, including cancer care; cardiovascular services; heart, kidney and lung transplantation; neurosciences; orthopedics; and womenâ?Ts health. Advocate Christ provides emergency care for more than 100,000 patient visits annually, has one of the busiest Level 1 trauma centers in Illinois, and performs close to 30,000 surgical cases annually. Due to significant growth, Advocate Christ's new nine-story Outpatient Pavilion now centralizes outpatient services in a single building. Advocate Christ has received national recognition by Truven Health as a 100 Top Hospital and U.S. News & World Report ranked Advocate Christ among the top 50 hospitals in the nation and one of the top 3 hospitals in Chicago.

Advocate Christ's Cancer Institute is recognized as one of the state's most reputable programs for breast and pediatric cancers and is a premiere resource for cancer care in Chicago and across the state.

Essential Responsibilities:

The Medical Director of the Cancer Institute will provide the clinical leadership, direction, vision and oversight to achieve a state-of-the-art Cancer Institute and contribute to advancing the system's oncology strategic plan. The Medical Director will align community providers and employed physicians in the shared vision for advancing quality and service based on evidence-based best practices. The Medical Director will participate in the recruitment and integration of high performing physicians, expand clinical programs and services to provide comprehensive cancer services and care with a multidisciplinary care team approach, and expand clinical and translational research for advancing care.

Essential Qualifications:

Successful candidates will have proven and demonstrated leadership in advancing a recognized cancer program within a highly matrixed system and a successful track record of accomplishments in medical, surgical or radiation oncology including clinical care, education and research. A dynamic and collaborative leadership style with excellent organizational and communication skills, physician engagement, and programmatic development expertise is required. A medical degree, Board certification in medical, surgical or radiation oncology and eligibility for an unrestricted Illinois license are required.

Contact Information:

Paul Esselman
Sr. Vice President, Managing Director


Medical Director (Oncology/Hematology), PRA Health Sciences, Raleigh, North Carolina

Posted: 2/27/2017SHOW ▼

Job Summary:

Do you want to watch clinical development change, or do you want to be the one to shape it? Because we're hoping you're here for the latter.

As a Medical Director you will provide medical expertise for site identification, study feasibility, study design, conduct, analysis and reporting, generation of integrated databases, pooled analyses for efficacy and safety, IAE and IASs, dossiers for regulatory submissions for market authorizations of new medicinal products, and diagnostics and devices.

This position can be remote or office based.

Who are you?

  • You are a leader.
  • You are an innovator.
  • You are a physician passionate about improving the lives of patients on a monumental scale.
  • You want to use the latest technology and tools in the industry to push the momentum of an already growing company forward.
  • You want to work for a company that you believe in.
  • You want to work for a company that values your education, knowledge and experience—a company that is ultimately better with you on their team.

What do you need to have?

  • Board Certified.
  • Licensed physician.
  • Significant clinical trial experience.
  • Excellent communications and presentation skills Experience using computerized systems (PC-Windows and MS Office).
  • Read, write, and speak fluent English; fluent in host country language.
  • Clinical practice and/or clinical research or drug safety experience.

PRA is an EEO/AA employer and is committed to providing opportunities to minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Contact Information:

Please contact me at or 919-786-8666.


Chief, Hematology and Medical Oncology, Boston University School of Medicine, and Deputy Director, Boston University School of Medicine Cancer Center, Boston, Massachusetts

Posted: 2/3/2017SHOW ▼

Job Summary:

The Department of Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center invite applications for the position of Chief, Section of Hematology and Medical Oncology and Deputy Director of the Boston University School of Medicine Cancer Center. The Hematology and Medical Oncology program at Boston University School of Medicine has a longstanding history of research, education, and clinical innovation, with a focus on caring for unique patient populations, a track-record in prevention and early detection of cancer and commitment to precision genomic medicine. The section includes 35 faculty members and 25 clinical fellows, post-doctoral fellows and graduate students. Boston University ranked 30th in the United States for NIH cancer research funding.

The new Chief will provide outstanding leadership to the clinical, teaching, and research programs within the Section of Hematology and Medical Oncology. The Chief will lead and build clinical programs of excellence and establish high quality, evidence-based hematology and medical oncology practices. In this role, the Chief will recruit top faculty; develop and enhance educational programs for medical students, residents and fellows; and expand patient care programs and resources. In addition, the Chief and Deputy Director will establish collaborative research partnerships within the department, medical center, university, cancer center and external commercial and nonprofit organizations. The Chief will pursue innovation and excellence in each of the core missions of the section.

The successful candidate must be a board certified hematologist or oncologist, recognized as a committed professional in the world of academic clinical cancer care and research, with demonstrated leadership experience in an established multidisciplinary cancer program. A dedication to providing high quality, comprehensive care to all, particularly mindful of the needs of the vulnerable populations, is required.

Contact Information:

Qualified candidates should contact and submit their CV to:

Deedra Hartung
Senior EVP, Managing Principal
Cejka Executive Search


Paul Esselman
Senior EVP, Managing Director
Cejka Executive Search


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