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Director of Oncology Services, Virtua Health, Voorhees, NJ

Post Date

Mar 17, 2022

End Date

Jul 17, 2022

The Penn Medicine | Virtua Cancer Program is seeking a dynamic leader to be the next Director of Oncology Support Services. The Penn Medicine | Virtua Cancer Program offers a variety of services to care for the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs throughout cancer treatment and beyond. Programs range from helping manage the side effects of cancer treatment to supporting loved ones through the emotional toll of cancer. Use your skills for program development and innovation while providing operational leadership to a high performing professional team of 13.5 FTEs. Collaborate with Oncology Service Line Assistant Vice President to determine vision, strategy, and tactical plans for all programs. The exciting partnership with Penn Medicine allows for networking, research, educational growth, and collaboration opportunities.

Unique opportunity for a hybrid schedule where you can work partially remote from home and on-site.

Position Responsibilities:
The Director of Oncology Support Services plans and directs all aspects of oncology support services that are part of the oncology service line in a large comprehensive community cancer program which sees approximately 3000 analytic and non-analytic cases annually.Responsible for the establishment and management of new oncology programs and the enhancement of existing oncology services. Collaborates with Oncology and Radiation Oncology AVPs, physicians, leaders, professionals, marketing team throughout the organization and community. This position shares responsibility for program development in conjunction with quality, imaging, surgery, and clinical oncology services line leaders to ensure objectives, outcomes, and goals are achieved.

The Director of Oncology reports through the corporate oncology service line directly to the Assistant Vice President of Oncology. The position oversees the following programs and includes the following responsibilities with potential changes/additions:

  • RN Oncology Nurse Navigation Program
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker Program
  • Robust Cancer/Cardiology Genetics Program
  • Comprehensive Lung Program that includes RN Nurse Navigation and Data
  • Managers who facilitate the lung screening and incidental nodule program and well as providing smoking cessation.
  • Palliative care/survivorship services
  • NCCN Distress Screening
  • Program financials
  • Development of quality initiatives
  • Analyzing data to support new growth

The Director position requires deep clinical knowledge to advise on non-medical management of clinical and patient matters and policies. The Director of Oncology Services ensures clinical programs evidenced-based and comply with standards as required by The Joint Commission, the American College of Surgeons and other regulatory agencies.

Position Qualifications Required / Experience Required:

  • Minimum 2-5 years in leadership role.
  • Oncology experienced preferred.
  • Strong leadership and management skills.

Required Education:

  • BSN, Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Master’s Degree preferred. Oncology Certified Nurse Preferred.
  • Training/Certifications/Licensure:
    • Current NJ RN licensure.

Virtua Health is a Mandatory COVID-19 and Influenza Vaccination Facility