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Manager Geriatric Oncology Program (Plainsboro)

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Job ID: 194494
Category: Management/Leadership
Work Type: FT
Location: Plainsboro, NJ, United States
Work Schedule: FT

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Description

Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

This is a 3-year grant-funded position that will extend into 2026, with the intention of seeking permanent and/or additional grant-funding past that date, as available.

Summary:

  • Demonstrates leadership for program development, coordination of care, and outcome analytics for the Geriatric Oncology program at Penn Medicine Princeton Health. Provides supervision to staff within this program. Works with Director of Cancer Services, Medical Director of Cancer Program, Medical Director of Geriatric Oncology, and others to ensure quality and growth of services.

Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates knowledge, skill and coordination needed to provide administrative oversight of the Geriatric Oncology Program.
  • Manages a multidisciplinary care team that includes Nurse Navigators, Research Nurses, behavioral health staff, and other clinical providers.
  • Manages program budget by implementing resources within constraints of funding.
  • Tracks and monitors program analytics which demonstrate the quality and volume of services provided.
  • Develops and refines processes that support the clinical care team and growth of the program.
  • Partners with the interdisciplinary team and community resources to provide well-coordinated, timely, compassionate, and multidisciplinary care.
  • Works with the care team to investigate and implement novel technologies and treatment methods.
  • Actively participates in various Cancer Service Line committees and meetings. Provide expert content and representation as requested. Lead data collection, analysis and distribution for Geriatric Oncology Program.
  • Manages interviewing, selection and orientation of staff; conduct performance appraisals; and handle all issues related to scheduling and performance management.
  • Develop work goals for the department consistent with institutional and departmental goals and policy.

Education or Equivalent Experience:

  • Bachelor of Arts or Science (Required)
  • Healthcare related field and 5+ years experience in oncology or a related field Geriatric oncology experience preferred
  • Master of Arts or Science
  • Healthcare related field and 5+ years experience in oncology or a related field Geriatric oncology experience preferred

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

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We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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