Banner Health Registered Nurse RN Senior Manager Cancer Center in Tucson, Arizona


As an Oncology Registered Nurse or RN Manager with Banner University Medical Center, you will be part of a multidisciplinary patient-care team, which includes internationally-renowned medical, hematological, radiation and surgical oncologists as well as nurse practitioners, nurse coordinators, research specialists, psychiatrists, social workers, patient advocates, nutritionists, pharmacists and genetic counselors. In addition, as an Academic Medical Center, we take our research from the laboratory to the clinic, offering cutting edge therapies not available elsewhere, including Phase I Clinical Trials.

The Senior RN Manager oversees the daily operations of the clinic, including budget, staffing, Quality Improvement while promoting Evidence Based Nursing Practice.

The Oncology Teams in the Diamond Pavilion consist of:

Multidisciplinary teams include Oncology (Melanoma/Sarcoma & GU), Surgical/Oncology, Cutaneous Oncology, ENT & Cardiothoracic Surgery, Dermatology and Genetics

A team of professional oncology specialists including a Clinical Pharmacist, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Nurse Navigator, Research team and Medical Assistants work closely with Medical Oncologists and Surgeons.

The Comprehensive Team includes Medical Social Workers, Nutritionist, Infusion Nurses, Financial Counselors and a Patient Advocate

Supportive Care team comprised of specialists in pain and palliative care, psychosocial support and complementary and alternative therapies.

Staff are committed to delivering professional, compassionate care at all touch points throughout UACC.

Banner -University Medical Center, North Campus in Tucson, is proud to be the only NCI and CoC accredited Comprehensive Cancer Center headquartered in and serving all of Arizona. Our highly trained cancer specialists utilize the most advanced technology. We integrate and compliment care by utilizing a holistic and compassionate approach. We empower our patients to become cancer survivors!

Bring your passion for oncology patient care to our mission to prevent and cure cancer. Be part of a growing program on the forefront of Cancer Treatment and Research. Career opportunities now available for Oncology Registered Nurses and RN Managers.

Your pay and benefits (Total Rewards) are important components of your Journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of benefit plans to help you and your family. We provide health and financial security options so you can focus on being the best at what you do and enjoying your life.


About Banner - University Medical Center Tucson

Banner - University Medical Center Tucson is nationally recognized for providing exceptional patient care, teaching future health-care professionals and conducting groundbreaking research. Also located on the campus is Diamond Children's - recognized for its specialized pediatric services including neonatal and intensive care, emergency medicine and cancer therapies. Banner - University Medical Center Tucson is Southern Arizona's only Level 1 Trauma Center, meaning we care for the most critically injured patients. The hospital is consistently listed among the nation's top hospitals in the prestigious Best Hospitals ranking by U.S. News & World Report. Our nurses' innovative, safe and thoughtful care has been recognized with Magnet ™ designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. The hospital's physicians are full-time faculty of the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson. Our specialty services include comprehensive heart and cancer care, advanced neuroscience techniques and a multi-organ transplant program. For more information about Tucson, please visit:

About Banner Health

Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.


Job Summary

This position provides 24 hour managerial and clinical support to patients and staff. Uses depth and breadth of clinical management knowledge to ensure the provision of high quality, safe, and cost effective patient care. Demonstrates clinical expertise and oversees the leadership of clinical, financial, and personnel management of the assigned areas.

Essential Functions

  • Manages and facilitates patient centered nursing care for designated patient populations by serving as a real-time clinical expert for unit staff and physicians for escalated problem-solving on patients, processes, and family issues.Manages the operations of the unit to ensure smooth and efficient patient care management and resource utilization.

  • Leads change by developing, implementing and evaluating quality and process improvement initiatives of the department in conjunction with the director. Seeks and utilizes input from staff and oversees change implementation. Ensures compliance with appropriate regulatory agencies.

  • Facilitates communication of system, regional, facility and department initiatives.

  • Manages and develops the operational and capital budgets and use of associated resources.

  • Assures the development of staff leadership through the design of effective shared leadership models and supports career advancement opportunities. Functions as a role model and encourages staff to participate in their own development.

  • Responsible for selection, orientation, on-boarding, and retention. Demonstrates leadership through coaching, performance evaluations, corrective actions, and development opportunities to create a culture of learning.

Minimum Qualifications

BSN or MSN required for all new hires to the position after July 1, 2013.Incumbents in the position as of July 1, 2013 must possess their by BSN or MSN July 1, 2015.

Requires a current RN license in state of practice. Requires BLS certification.

Must possess a strong knowledge and understanding of clinical care management as normally demonstrated through two years of clinical management experience relevant to patient population. Demonstrates knowledge and skills of specialty area. Requires critical thinking, communication, influence, decision-making, analytical, and flexibility skills to make optimal decisions based on multiple variables and desired outcomes. Must have the ability to practice skills according to department and professional standards and quality requirements.In LTC setting: Requires familiarity with Alzheimers disease and developmental disabilities.

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree in nursing preferred.

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

Job Number 215194

Facility Banner - University Medical Center Tucson

Shift Day

Department Banner-- Univ Med Ctr Tucson - C/P-NC Hemonc-Clinic

Position Type FT: Full-Time

Internal Code A COREHTF

Street Address 1501 N. Campbell Ave.

City & State US-AZ-Tucson

Posting Category Leadership - Nursing