Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford Manager Advance Practice Provider - MG-Peds-Oncology (1.0 FTE, Days) in Palo Alto, California

Nursing Management

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is the heart and soul of Stanford Children’s Health. Nationally ranked and internationally recognized, our 311-bed hospital is devoted entirely to pediatrics and obstetrics. Our six centers of excellence provide comprehensive services and deep expertise in key obstetric and pediatric areas: brain & behavior, cancer, heart, pregnancy & newborn, pulmonary and transplant. We also provide an additional, wide range of services for babies, kids and pregnant moms.

Job Summary

This paragraph summarizes the general nature, level, and purpose of the job.

The Manager - Advanced Practice Providers (APP)(Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant) provides administrative and clinical practice leadership to and manages APPs (Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Clinical Nurse Specialists, and Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists) in select areas. In collaboration with the Director of Advanced Practice, the APP manager will participate in developing structured APP associated metrics for assessing outcomes of APP care and quality of care metrics; in ensuring that APPs meet various state and federal regulatory agency requirements, and ensure that APPs participate in cost-savings and revenue-generating practices.Manager of advanced practice to provide both managerial (approximately 50%) and clinical services (approximately 50%). Clinical service will support pediatric oncology while managerial service shall include leadership of 20 advanced practice providers in oncology, stem cell transplant, neuro-oncology, and hematology.

Essential Functions

The essential functions listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification. They are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility entailed.

Employees must abide by all Joint Commission requirements including, but not limited to, sensitivity to cultural diversity, patient care, patients’ rights and ethical treatment, safety and security of physical environments, emergency management, teamwork, respect for others, participation in ongoing education and training, communication and adherence to safety and quality programs, sustaining compliance with National Patient Safety Goals, and licensure and health screenings.

Employees must perform all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the PCARES Standards of the Hospital. PCARES is the foundation of Stanford’s patient-experience and represents a framework for patient-centered interactions.

  • Manages assigned staff and functions by assigning work, developing work procedures consistent with hospital policy, establishing work schedules and monitoring work performance performed by subordinates in order to meet agreed-upon goals, objectives, and target dates.

  • Performs management functions by interviewing and hiring staff members; providing or arranging for training for subordinates; evaluating performance; and recommending or initiating personnel actions such as promotions, transfers, merit salary increases, or disciplinary action in order to ensure adequate and competent staffing as well as initiating or recommending responses to employee grievances.

  • Participate in or lead efforts to assess outcomes of APP care throughout SCH.

  • Ensure that APPs meet or exceed various local, state, and federal regulatory agency requirements.

  • Ensure that APPs throughout SCH have evidence-based practices that support cost-savings and revenue generating inititatives.

  • Collaborates with the Director of Advanced Practice to create, support, or lead initiatives to improve the work environment of APPs throughout SCH.

  • Support the shared leadership model of shared governance and participate in Magnet activities.

  • May also participate in a clinical practice.

Minimum Qualifications

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.

Education: Master's or Doctorate Degree in Nursing or other healthcare-related field from an accredited university.

Experience: Five (5) years of experience as a licensed advanced practice provider: (Physician Assistant, Nurse Practitioner, Clinical Nurse Specialist or Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist). Management experience preferred.Preferred qualifications include clinical experience in oncology, previous managerial experience, doctorate degree in leadership, MBA, MPH or similar in addition to clinical training.

License/Certification: Either (1): PA - Valid California license to practice as a Physician Assistant- OR -(2): RN - Valid California license to practice as a Registered Nurse- AND - one of the following advanced practice nursing licenses is qualifying:(a) NP - Valid California license to practice as a Nurse Practitioner,(b) CNS - Valid California license to practice as a Clinical Nurse Specialist, or(c) CRNA - Valid California license to practice as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

These are the observable and measurable attributes and skills required to perform successfully the essential functions of the job and are generally demonstrated through qualifying experience, education, or licensure/certification.

  • Management principles and practices such as, but not limited to, employee hiring, evaluation, counseling, and termination; budgeting; and employee recognition and rewards.

  • Practice evaluation and process improvement.

  • National professional organizational and regulatory agency initiatives.

  • Standards of care and practice of APP roles.

Ability to:

  • Communicate effectively in many venues from individual 1-on-1 sessions to a large audience.

  • Recognize/reward or counsel staff.

  • Have strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Conduct efficient and supportive process improvement activities.

  • Contribute positively, proactively, and adeptly in institution-wide and Center of Advanced Practice initiatives.

  • Translate and implement national initiatives at SCH.

Physical Requirements and Working ConditionsThe Physical Requirements and Working Conditions in which the job is typically performed are available from the Occupational Health Department. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, LPCH does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or identity, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability. Women and men, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.