Kaiser Permanente Director Radiation Oncology in Walnut Creek, California
Responsible for the administrative, business and clinical management/delivery of Radiation Oncology services within a facility or medical center. Ensures the delivery and internal marketing of high quality service and patient care. Delivers radiation oncology services that add value and integrates radiation oncology services with the organization's strategic, business and operational goals and objectives.
Essential Functions: - Assures quality patient care at all locations at which radiation oncology services are rendered. This includes meeting clinical, performance and strategic service standards and measures, developing and monitoring a department quality of service plan, implementing staff development and ensuring service competency of staff. - Manages fiscal management of the department including forecasting and monitoring of operating performance. - Identifies and implements strategies to reduce and/or manage costs and improve service effectiveness and productivity. - Ensures cost effective utilization of staff and materials in the achievement of payroll and non-payroll budget targets. - In conjunction with Chief of Radiation Oncology, plans, develops, and evaluates, and improves systems, processes and protocols for the delivery of radiation/oncology services in keeping with service, value, quality, cost and access standards/goals. - Demonstrates effective leadership by role modeling, mentoring and influencing others. This includes promoting and maintaining physician and administrative partnerships, managing change effectively, and establishing collaborative working relationships with all levels of staff and physicians. - Establishing and fostering the culture of integrated quality patient care for all oncology patients as well as establishing Kaiser Permanente as the employer of choice in Radiation Oncology. - Provides direction and ensures communication of vital patient clinical information to all referring departments. - Assures the recruitment and retention of a excellent staff. This includes delineating clear expectations and standards for personnel supervised; restructuring services and workforce to maintain or increase productivity and quality; resolving employee problems and supporting the needs of staff to function as a committed, high performance team. - Accountable for compliance/adherence to The Joint Commission, local, state and federal rules, regulations, standards and legislation regarding radiation safety/protection, quality assurance and risk management. Meets all regulatory agency standards as well as standards set by the Department's Quality Management Plan. - Kaiser Permanente conducts compensation reviews of positions on a routine basis. At any time, Kaiser Permanente reserves the right to reevaluate and change job descriptions, or to change such positions from salaried to hourly pay status. Such changes are generally implemented only after notice is given to affected employees.
Qualifications: Basic Qualifications: Experience - Minimum five (5) years of management experience including business planning, budgetary and personnel management. Education - Graduate of an AMA approved school of radiation therapy technology OR Bachelor's degree (in healthcare management, business administration, or radiological science). License, Certification, Registration - N/A.
Additional Requirements: - Demonstrated knowledge of radiation safety and protection regulations as well as relevant local, State and Federal laws and regulations. - Strong familiarity with radiation therapy technology and associated equipment. Knowledge and use of quality principles. - Demonstrated teamwork skills. - Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.
Preferred Qualifications: - Experience in administrative management of an Oncology department preferred. - Radiation Therapy certification by state of California and ARRT preferred.
COMPANY Kaiser PermanenteTITLE Director Radiation OncologyLOCATION Walnut Creek, CAREQNUMBER 619812
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.