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Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Associate Clinical Director - Patient Access Programs in New York, New York

Company Overview

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes. For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time.Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Description

We Are:

Patient Access is a vital centralized service for prospective patients to obtain information related to clinical care and research, and where patients and caregivers are given expert guidance. We work in a collaborative team with highly knowledgeable oncologic nurses and administrative staff. We gain experience and learn more about cancer and individual specialties of our doctors. Help us in this strategic service with assisting and supporting patients and family members in their time of need.

You Are:

  • A progressive Nurse Leader who applies knowledge and expertise to ensure MSK’s strategic plans for clinical growth are achieved

  • An innovative, creative thinker who paints a compelling picture of the vision and strategy that motivates others to action

  • A motivator who creates a climate where people are empowered to do their best to help the organization achieve its objectives

  • A coach that can develop others to meet both their career goals and that of the Center

  • A builder of strong teams that apply their diverse skills and perspectives to achieve a common goal

You Will:

As the Associate Clinical Director of Patient Access Programs you will direct and coordinate the clinical functions of Patient Access to maximize patient access. In partnership with the Director of PAS and MSK Direct, you will lead and implement initiatives that promote an environment assuring seamless access to care and compassionate and knowledgeable service for all. In additional, you will:

  • Develop and foster relationships with multiple counterparts and key stakeholders including clinicians (Division and Service Chiefs, as well as individual Attendings), nursing leadership and administrative leadership across the organization

  • Utilizes advanced clinical skills in patient assessment to evolve and implement clinical criteria established by Service Chiefs and maintains oversight of the clinical assessment undertaken at Patient Access.

  • Oversees the people, processes, and systems that constitute the Patient Access Nurse Coordinator function.

You Need:

  • NYS RN license/registration, BSN, Master’ degree (MSN preferred) and a minimum of 10 years of clinical nursing experience in oncology, preferably in a leadership role, required.

  • Must be able to multi-task, function independently and make decisions

  • Possess exceptional communication skills and skilled in conflict resolution/negotiation

  • Evoke a high-level of diplomacy, patience, flexibility, and compassion


  • Days, Monday - Friday#LI-MA1


MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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Requisition ID2019-35750

CategoryNursing - Leadership