Our pre-employment assessment is changing as of 10/29. If you are applying to newly posted positions, you will need to take the revised assessment.

Job Details

Sr Director of Nursing, Oncology- Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center

Requisition #: 189822
Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital Nursing, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Nursing Management/Leadership
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: Aug. 13, 2019

The Johns Hopkins Health System Corporation (JHHS) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing the highest quality patient health care in the treatment and prevention of human illness. JHHS is an academically based health system consisting three academic and three community-based hospitals.

  • The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland; a world-renowned academic medical center
  • Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland
  • Howard County General Hospital- Columbia, Maryland
  • Suburban Hospital-Bethesda, Maryland
  • Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital-St. Petersburg, Florida
  • Johns Hopkins Community Physicians, the largest primary care group practice in the State of Maryland.

Position Summary:

The Senior Director of Nursing for Oncology collaborates with the JHHS Medical Directors, CNOs and the Sr. VP of Nursing for the Johns Hopkins Health System in the development, implementation, and evaluation of nursing strategic plans, objectives, and standards at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in all Health System-wide Oncology services areas. The Senior Director leads, manages, and evaluates systems and processes that support oncology nursing and allied health clinical practices. In addition, the Sr. Director of Nursing for Oncology will provide consultation and oversight for new programs within the Johns Hopkins Health System.

The Sr. Director leads and manages clinical operations and initiatives of the oncology patient care delivery system to achieve established productivity, quality, safety, and satisfaction performance parameters.

Accountable for the development and monitoring of the functional unit nursing budgets in Oncology. Assures cost-effective use of resources.

Reporting Relationship:

Reports Directly to Chief Nursing officer of Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Education & Experience:

  1. Master's degree in nursing from an accredited school of nursing.
  2. Doctorate highly preferred
  3. Seven (7) years of progressively responsible senior nursing leadership experience with at least 5 years in oncology nursing.
  4. In-depth knowledge of oncology nursing competencies, the scope of practice and professional practice.
  5. Experience in an NCI designated hospital highly desirable.
  6. Experience working on a Magnet journey or in a Magnet hospital highly desirable.
  7. Experience leading large complex projects.
  8. Active listener and able to synthesize the information from multiple stakeholders quickly.
  9. Good communication skills, engaging, passionate about healthcare.
  10. Experience with strategic planning and execution

Registered Nurse licensure in the State of Maryland or able to obtain

Major Responsibilities

  • Leads the development of strategic growth and operational objectives for the overall oncology services in conjunction with the departmental leadership and respective leaders at the health system entities.
  • Initiates opportunities to collaborate with local and regional partners to lead mission driven program development efforts using data-driven analytics to project growth, financial impact, and vision for oncology services.
  • Integrates oncology services for clinical and strategic plans that are consistent with the mission, vision, and values of Johns Hopkins Medicine.
  • Works collaboratively with physicians, nursing and other relevant staff to gain support for the vision and develop goals for oncology services.
  • Integrates oncology services across the health system through collaborative initiatives including standardizing where appropriate, policies and procedures, orientation and training programs, and clinical staff competencies.
  • Fosters collaboration between entities to assure standards are met to achieve accreditations, certifications, and recognition for high performance services.
  • Supports an environment conducive to meeting financial targets, standards of excellence, collaborative research, as well as employee and patient/family satisfaction.
  • Promotes and supports the Patient and Family- Centered Care across oncology services.
  • Keeps abreast of quality metrics and initiatives to monitor outcomes and processes of care to promote quality services and avoid financial disincentives.
  • Promotes an environment that supports and embraces diversity of staff and reflects the populations served to meet the needs of both the community and region.
  • Develops and maintains high engagement and accountability where all members of the health care team have an opportunity for participation and job satisfaction to achieve the vision, mission, and goals of the organization.
  • Develops and executes programs that improve value-based oncology services across Johns Hopkins Medicine and assure compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Identifies and implements evidenced based practice strategies that lead to risk management reductions.
  • Provides leadership and direction for the goals of the oncology services quality committees.
  • Promotes participation in relevant research and uses research results to improve care delivery and clinical practice.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.


Learn More About
Johns Hopkins Medicine.