Magnet Program Director
We Fight Cancer: Care That Never Quits®
Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA®) delivers an extraordinary patient experience we call Patient Empowered Care®. We deliver state-of-the-art, high quality care through an integrative model where a team of experts puts patients at the center of their own care. Every day, you will help patients win the fight against cancer. Every day is challenging and rewarding beyond your imagination.
A Culture of Teamwork, Empowerment & Development
CTCA provides Stakeholders with exceptional support and easy access to a wide range of tools and resources they need to bring the best of themselves, every day. Our benefits, wellness, and compensation programs lead the market. We provide extensive training and career development opportunities that encourage professional and personal growth—it is a point of pride. We empower our Stakeholders to deliver the highest standard of care, which we call the Mother Standard®.
Provide strategic leadership and direction to assess, develop, plan, implement and evaluate the delivery of nursing care services. Support and promote the practice of clinically excellent nursing and quality patient outcomes in compliance with all Magnet ® standards
Provide a systemic approach to Magnet® project management and implementation by developing, coordinating, and deploying all phases of the re-designation process:
In collaboration with the Chief Nursing Officer, assumes primary responsibility for ensuring that the organization milieu reflects the internalization of the five components of Magnet- Transformational Leadership, Structural Empowerment, Exemplary Professional Practice, New Knowledge, Innovations, and Improvements, to promote excellence in patient care services as evidenced by Empirical Outcomes. Designs processes and programs to support professional development related to education advancement and national certification of all nurses
Identifies, develops, and maintains comprehensive data management systems that support information submission to the Magnet office and enables accurate tracking of key performance indicators.
Leads the shared governance/shared decision-making culture ensuring resources are allocated appropriately.
Develops, implements, and evaluates innovations in professional nursing practice and nursing education to improve outcomes and enhance the image of nursing across the organization and in the community.
1.Lead Magnet® Committees:
Make membership recommendations for Magnet® committees
Plan agendas and ensure minutes are taken and communicated
Provide guidance and mentoring for staff nurse committee members
Model the Magnet® philosophy throughout the organization Facilitate Development of Shared Governance/Shared Decision-Making System
Research strategies regarding shared governance systems
Make recommendations to appropriate committees regarding shared governance model
Facilitate education and training for shared governance system
Mentor staff nurses in their roles as chairs and participants in shared governance
2. Provide a strategic and systemic approach to Magnet® project management and implementation by coordinating all phases of the designation / re-designation process:
Lead the interprofessional team through the document submission process: identify appropriate evidence, review and edit all submissions, ensure evidentiary documentation complete, and ensure CNO approval and timely submission document writing,
Coordinate preparation, editing, and publication of the Magnet® document
Oversee preparation of the demographic data and organizational overview
Oversee system preparation for the ANCC Magnet® site visit
Interpret the ANA Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics for the organization and facilitate the integration of both
Serve as Liaison to the ANCC Magnet® Program Office (MPO)
3.Strategically aligns, develops, deploys, and coordinates Magnet® Education and Staff Development:
Develop Magnet® educational materials and presentations for nursing and other staff
Mentor staff nurses in the Magnet® advocate role
Keep management, administration and staff informed of the Magnet® program changes and activities
Facilitate Web communication regarding Magnet® standards
Provide support for staff in the development of unit-based communication, publication, and educational programs regarding nursing and Magnet®.
4. Develop and Monitor the Magnet® Budget:
Define yearly objectives
Initiate and monitor the fiscal plan
Negotiate services or resources to meet nursing division objectives
5. Provide strategic consultation to other Divisions and Services:
Work with marketing and public relations to produce Magnet® related publicity materials
Respond to department requests for Magnet® standards interpretation or input
Act as a Resource to Customers Regarding Magnet® Standards and Process
6. Serve as Advisor to Nursing Leadership regarding Magnet® Standards:
Facilitate nursing leadership understanding and integration of Magnet® standards into nursing practice
Promote strategic planning addressing implementation of Magnet® Standards
Provide Magnet® information and data for nursing reports
Review and recommend changes to policies and procedures based on Magnet® standards
Interpret the NDNQI database, reports and interventions
Five (5) to Seven (7) years of clinical practice experience is required.
Four (4) to six (6) years of progressive leadership experience within a healthcare setting is required.
Magnet designation or pathways to excellence experience is preferred.
Master’s degree in nursing is required.
Registered Nurse in Arizona is required.
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite is required.
Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
The Best Place to Work
We call ourselves Stakeholders because we all have a stake in the care and success of every patient. Today, CTCA Stakeholders deliver healing and hope to patients fighting complex and advanced cancer in Atlanta, GA, Chicago, IL, Philadelphia, PA, Phoenix, AZ and Tulsa, OK. Each of our hospitals earned a Best Place to Work distinction and receives numerous accreditations that celebrate our culture of clinical quality, innovation, high performance and wellness.
Beyond The Resume, What We Look For
We select people with talent—people who thrive in an environment of continuous improvement. We are creative and resourceful problem solvers. We are inventors and innovators. As a CTCA Stakeholder, you make the difference in the life of a patient.
Do you see yourself working with a passionate team in a dynamic, high growth environment? Visit www.cancercenter.com/careers to begin your journey.