Clinic Nursing Supervisor - Oncology

    • Job Tracking ID: 512708-815308
    • Job Location: Topsham, ME
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: April 14, 2022
    • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

Sign-on Bonus up to $10,000

New England Cancer Specialists (NECS) is currently seeking a Nurse Supervisor for our Topsham Clinic location. The Nurse Supervisor is responsible for assisting the Clinic Director in carrying out the day-to-day aspects of clinical operations in an outpatient oncology setting. You will work in conjunction with the Clinic Director to triage clinic needs to meet patient care and quality standards. Responsible for supervising both clinic nurses and medical assistants, answering technical questions, staff scheduling, and staff onboarding/orientation. This position is elgible for up to a $10,000 sign on bonuse paid after 90 days of employment.

NECS is a private medical practice composed of 13 oncologists and hematologists serving the region from 5 different locations in Maine and New Hampshire. Our mission is to make life better for people with cancer and blood disorders. Kindness, compassion, and respect are part of everything that we do - from our phone operators to our physicians, every person on our team is important, and everyone makes a difference. We are proud to be an adult oncology member of the Dana-Farber Cancer Care Collaborative, striving to provide the highest quality care and unmatched, holistic support for every patient, every day.

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: Infrequent, this position may need to cover the Weekend Urgent Care Clinic in an emergency staffing situation.

Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing preferred.
  • Licensed Nurse within the State of Maine required
  • Two years of Hematology/Chemotherapy/Oncology nursing experience preferred
  • Five plus years of nursing experience, required
  • Previous experience as a Charge Nurse preferred
  • ONS Chemotherapy & Bio-therapy Certification required or have the ability to get certification within one year of employment.
  • OCN Certification required or the ability to obtain based on ONCC guidelines.
  • Proven organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be detail-oriented, have strong follow-up skills, and be 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 a comprehensive benefits package to our employees.  Our benefits include medical, prescription, dental, and vision insurances.  Company-paid Life Insurance, Short Term, and Long-Term disability insurances.  Other benefits include a retirement program, voluntary benefits, and a generous Paid Time Off as well as 10 Company-paid holidays. Paid membership to SMONS and ONS. 

We support and encourage employees to continue their medical education.  Employees may attend in-services, seminars, professional conventions, or postgraduate seminars (CME Events).  Tuition assistance is available for employees looking to go back to school. 

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