• Nurse Leader – Acute Care Services (Adult/Inpatient)

    Job Locations USA-NY-New York
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/9/2018 7:18 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Nursing - Leadership
  • Company Overview

    At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.
    For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

    Job Description

    Nurse Leader – Acute Care Services (Adult/Inpatient)

    David H. Koch Center – Opening Late 2019!


    WE ARE:


    Our highly skilled nursing team at Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) is comprised of over 3,800 nursing professionals. Each of us is dedicated to delivering excellence in the art and science of professional nursing, consistent with our mission to provide compassionate, evidence-based nursing care to patients and families living with cancer in a healing and innovative environment. The 16-bed Acute Care Services Unit at the Koch Center will provide care for adult oncology inpatients receiving chemotherapy and patients recovering from interventional radiology procedures 24-hours a day, 7 days per week.  Are you ready to join our dynamic nursing team?


    YOU ARE:


    • A cultivator of innovation who crafts and champions new ways for the organization to be successful.
    • Able to work effectively in an environment notable for complex, sometimes contradictory information.
    • Adept at planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals.
    • Eager to cultivate talent and support people in meeting their career goals and the organization's goals.
    • Flexible in your approach and demeanor in order to align with the shifting demands of evolving circumstances.




    • Empower and engage the workforce while leading the delivery of exemplary Nursing Care in accordance with the mission, vision, value and goals of MSKCC.
    • Adhere to all regulatory standards and promote patient safety.
    • Have authority and be accountable for administrative, clinical and human resource operations while creating and sustaining a healthy work environment.
    • Collaborate with physician and administrative colleagues to implement all operational aspects of high quality patient care delivery on an acute care, medical-surgical unit.
    • Provide cross-coverage for Ambulatory Care and Radiology Services at the Koch Center.
    • Oversee Registered Nurses, and nursing support staff, as well as management of Human Resource issues, including hiring, transfers, terminations, corrective action, on-boarding, training and development.



    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing with matriculation in a MSN program required. (MSN highly preferred)
    • Related nursing certification required
    • BLS for Healthcare Providers required
    • NYS Registered Nurse (RN) license and registration.
    • A minimum of 5 years recent, related clinical experience; Critical care and/or medical oncology experience highly preferred
    • Proven leadership and superior communication skills essential

    Hours: Monday-Friday (Coverage on weekends/Holidays as necessary)#LI-MA1 


    MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.  


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