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Director of Nursing Services - Hem/Onc/Bone Marrow Transplant, Columbus, OH

Nationwide Children's


Columbus, OH

October 17, 2017

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Director of Nursing Services – Hem/Onc/Bone Marrow Transplant

Come work for an organization where everything matters.

This is a full-time, benefits eligible position working Monday through Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm.
Salary will be commensurate with experience.


The Director of Clinical Care Services for Hematology, Oncology and BMT contributes to the strategic development and professional enrichment of patient care staff within the division of Hematology, Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplantation including the oversight responsibility for all nursing staff which included inpatient, ambulatory, nurse clinician and advance practice nurses. Incorporates a professional nursing model practice that achieves clinical excellence, contributes to the educational and academic recognition of nursing professionals and fosters nursing research. Collaborates with all members of the clinical care and research teams to assure the provision of high quality patient care using the family-centered care model. Assures seamless communication between nursing functions within the division and contributes to building an interdisciplinary team of professional nurses. Collaborates with the division’s leadership team to assure achievement of financial goals and effective program development.


  1. Directly oversees various levels of patient care services staff including but not limited to staff nurses, nurse clinicians, nurse practitioners, allied health professionals and ancillary support staff.
  2. Recruits, orients, evaluates, educates and as necessary, disciplines and/or terminates subordinate staff.
  3. Develops policies/procedures that support effective patient care delivery. Conducts educational sessions for all nurses within the division of hematology/oncology/bmt.
  4. Collaborates with division management staff to develop the annual operational and capital budget.
  5. Manages quality improvement initiatives with advance practice nurses that support the highest level of patient care, family/customer satisfaction and staff satisfaction. Identifies and pursues differentiating program elements.
  6. Leads the monitoring of regulatory compliance in collaboration with other program staff.
  7. Participates in local, state and national professional hematology/oncology/BMT meetings, and influences all nurses within the division to present and publish evidence-based practice from their experiences at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.
  8. Contributes to the planning, development and implementation of the division’s strategic plan. Actively engages in behaviors that support the development of a patient focused service line.
  9. Ensures staff utilize evidence based practice through clinical inquiry and application to nursing practice.
  10. Directly oversees the operational management of the inpatient care unit and ambulatory services.
  11. Contributes to the recognition of the division of Hematology/Oncology/BMT and Nationwide Children’s Hospital as a leader in pediatric care locally, nationally and internationally through the identification and implementation of differentiating program elements.
  12. Represents the division as a member of the hospital’s patient care leadership team and assumes the responsibility of nursing administrator on-call duties.
  13. Directs and develops Clinical Leaders in the daily management of patient care staff.
  14. Participates and is a member of the Hem/Onc/BMT Executive Leadership Team.
  15. Develops operational plans and strategies to ensure that all aims of Zero Hero are obtained and sustained, as well as ensure Magnet requirements are consistently met on an ongoing basis.
  16. Establishes mechanisms for staff enrichment and empowerment through shared governance and quality improvement activities.
  17. Develops a culture of shared governance amongst the patient care team ensures employee satisfaction and needs are consistently addressed in a timely manner.
  18. Engage Quality Improvement Coordinator and Quality Team to achieve national standards for outcomes performance and quality measures.

Other information:


Current Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Ohio.
Master’s Degree in Nursing.
Five years of acute hematology/oncology/BMT experience preferred and/or leadership roles.
Interpersonal skills necessary to interact effectively with patients, parents, external contacts, and all levels of hospital staff and to maintain confidentiality of information.
Communication and leadership skills to plan, organize, and direct specialty programs and professional staff.
Skill in promoting multidisciplinary collaboration; ability to act as a facilitator and change agent required
Membership in professional nursing organizations.
Promotes teamwork by building a team environment and fostering cross functional collaboration.

MINIMUM PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Must be able to see, hear, stand, walk, speak, read and perform manual tasks with or without accommodation, and care for oneself with little or no difficulty.

The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the individual so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.


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