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Executive Director - Cancer Care Services, Kirkland, WA

Organization: EvergreenHealth
Category: Executive Director
Location: Kirkland, WA
Date Job Posted: January 13, 2022
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Executive Director - Cancer Care Services


The Executive Director of Cancer Care for the Halvorson Cancer Center (HCC) serves as the service line leader for cancer services offered by EvergreenHealth (EH) and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) and as the operational leader for cancer services offered by EvergreenHealth departments. This position bridges both organizations to help achieve clinical, service, and operational excellence at HCC, and reports to both EH and SCCA leadership.

EvergreenHealth, an integrated two hospital system headquartered in the vibrant and beautiful Puget Sound area just outside of Seattle, its main campus Hospital located in Kirkland, Washington and includes a 318-bed medical center and four medical specialty buildings.

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) a nationally recognized NCI-designated Cancer Center that unites the leading research teams and cancer specialists from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle Children’s and University of Washington Medicine.

The Executive Director provides cancer service line management and administration of all of HCC to ensure accomplishment of organizational mission and objectives as determined by HCC Joint Executive Council.

The position is responsible for leading the development and monitoring of HCC's strategic and operational goals and objectives. Develops and maintains reports related to patient and service volumes, payer mix, financial performance, research accrual, and clinical quality.

Maintains accountability for all marketing, outreach, clinical, and business operations for EH cancer services offered at HCC.

Responsible for operational management of EH: Radiation Oncology, Cancer Support Services, and Cancer Risk Reduction Clinic.

In conjunction with SCCA operational leadership, benchmarks performance against appropriate regional and national measures, leads analysis to understand barriers to patient access and implement actions to expand access.

Plans, resources, develops and monitors Site Specific Teams in the development of evidence-based clinical pathways to support quality outcomes.

Responsible for developing and monitoring operational and capital budgets for assigned EH departments, according to EH practices, policies and processes; Coordinates any necessary space planning activities for assigned departments at EH/HCC.

Responsible for overall compliance with laws/standards/regulations affecting EH/HCC and works with SCCA operations leadership to comply with joint requirements: Department of Health (King County and WA State); Joint Commission; American College of Surgeons - Commission on Cancer; American College of Radiology; College of American Pathologists.


Required for this position:

  • Bachelor's degree in healthcare related field or business administration
  • 5 years of overall experience in the Oncology field
  • 5 years of experience in project management and administrative oversight of clinical areas
  • 3 years of experience in service line development and operation of clinical service areas including inpatient, outpatient, physician office and/or homecare/hospice

Desired for the position:

  • Master's degree in healthcare related field or business administration
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of Lean methodology

EvergreenHealth offers a full comprehensive range of benefits and relocation assistance.

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