Oncology Nurse Supervisor - Kennebunk

    • Job Tracking ID: 512708-705469
    • Job Location: Kennebunk, ME
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: 2 year degree
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: October 02, 2019
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

New England Cancer Specialists (NECS) is currently seeking a Nurse Supervisor for our Kennebunk location. The Nurse Supervisor is responsible for assisting the Clinic Manager in carrying out the day to day aspects of running clinical operations in an outpatient oncology setting. You will work in conjunction with the Clinic Manager to triage clinic needs to meet patient care and quality standards. Responsible for the answering of technical questions, and supervises both clinical (RN’s & MA’s) as well as non-clinical staff within the Kennebunk clinic.

NECS is a growing private medical practice composed of 15 oncologists and hematologists serving the state and region from 4 different locations in Maine. NECS is committed to achieving the best outcome and providing unmatched support in all areas for every patient. Nationally recognized as 1 of 12 Oncology Medical Homes in the nation and the first private practice to become a member of the Dana Farber Cancer Care Collaborative. NECS brings together top clinicians, researchers, and dedicated medical professionals, clinical and non-clinical to create the best possible experience for our patients.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coaches develops and leads healthcare team members in the performance of patient care procedures and processes with a focus on safety and competence.
  • Approves time cards for direct reports.
  • Manages and maintains staff schedule electronically, ensuring appropriate staffing for the clinic
  • Interviews job applicants, makes hiring recommendations, helps to coordinate new hire orientation. Ensures all necessary training is completed.
  • Performs the various duties of an Oncology nurse based on daily practice needs. Administers chemotherapy to patients, works as a primary nurse, or provides phone triage on a regular basis.
  • Assists in the development of department/division goals and works to achieve these related to Treatment Rooms and Clinic. The Nurse Supervisor acts as a role model for staff including compliance with company policies and procedures, incorporating organizational initiatives and adapting to changes in clinical care, research, and patient safety.
  • Ensures that resources, supplies, and materials are available.
  • Maintains patient care standards and assures that patient care functions, such as assessment, treatment and documentation are completed safely and effectively.
  • Initiates and documents appropriate interventions; evaluates and records patient/family response within practice protocol.
  • Maintains open and effective communication with all physicians, employees, and vendors.
  • Participates in leadership and other meetings as necessary, working collaboratively with all departments.

Travel: Very Minimal. Might need to travel to other locations occasionally, for leadership meetings

Weekends: Occasional, these positions will participate with other nurses in the weekend urgent care coverage rotation.

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Experience and Skills:

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing preferred.
  • Licensed Nurse within the State of Maine required
  • 5 or more years of nursing experience, working in an oncology setting preferred
  • Previous experience as a Charge Nurse preferred
  • OCN Certification Preferred
  • Two years of Hematology/Chemotherapy/Oncology nursing experience preferred
  • ONS Chemotherapy & Bio-therapy Certification required or have the ability to get certification within one year of employment.
  • Proven organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be detail-oriented, strong follow-up skills, and able to manage multiple priorities.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and discretion while performing duties.
  • Ability to determine work priorities, assign work, and ensure proper completion of work assignments.


New England Cancer Specialists offers competitive pay and benefits to our employees.  Benefits include medical, prescription, dental, and vision insurances.  Short Term and Long Term disability insurances.  Tuition reimbursement.  Generous Paid Time Off.  Company-paid holidays. 401(k).

The Practice is committed to helping medical professionals maintain their licenses to practice medicine by providing them with opportunities to earn Continuing Medical Education (“CME”). CME benefits may include reimbursement for tuition costs and examination fees; and time off for CME Events and exams.  The company also pays for reasonable travel and lodging if needed for CME Events, registration costs, and meals if needed.

Our employees donate 100% of their Friday Jeans Money back to our patients.  When we wear jeans to work on Friday, we agree to donate $2.00 to help those in need.  This money is distributed to the Financial Advocates in our Topsham, Scarborough, and Kennebunk sites, and then changed into gift cards to help our patients with food, gas, and other necessity they may need assistance with.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

New England Cancer Specialists provides equal employment and promotional opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants, on the basis of experience, knowledge, training, education, ability to perform the essential functions of a position, and overall performance. All employment and promotional opportunities will be conducted in a lawful basis without regard to an individual’s race, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, color, physical or mental disabilities, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, or other characteristic protected under Federal, State, or local law.

If you need assistance in the application or hiring process to accommodate a disability, you may request an accommodation at any time by contacting Human Resources at (207) 303-3372 or email us at jobs@newecs.org.