Executive Director, Memorial Cancer Institute

Long Beach Medical Center
Full Time
Day Job
Job Listing: 
Management Administration

The Executive Director of the Memorial Cancer Institute (MCI) / Todd Cancer Institute (TCI) is responsible for strategic planning, marketing, business development, implementation and evaluation of all Cancer related programs, cancer clinical research, education and patient care programs, including administrative and fiscal oversight of these programs. The Executive Director is also responsible for the integration of the Pediatric and Adult Cancer Carelines with the strategic plan for the MCI, MCH, LBMMC and MHS. The Executive Director serves as a liaison between LBMMC and other MHS facilities to implement MemorialCare programs. The Executive Director is the principle ambassador for cancer care at LBMMC and articulates the MCI vision to professionals, local businesses and the community including health care providers, prospective patients, third party payors, business interests, government agencies, and public officials. The Executive Director directs the community outreach activities of all cancer

programs which includes educational and fundraising events which are largely coordinated by volunteers. The Executive Director coordinates the activities of the MCI/TCI Advisor Board.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
The position is responsible for the strategic planning, fiscal and administrative oversight of all Clinical, psychosocial and administrative programs of MCI/TCI. Provides constructive and forward-thinking leadership for the oncology service line, specifically ensuring that the Todd Cancer Institute delivers high quality, value-based, patient-centered oncology care. Collaborate with VP Oncology Clinical Integration to assure successful implementation of system initiatives such as cost effectiveness, business development, technology assessment and reducing clinical variation.  Must work effectively in matrix organization. Execute mid and long-range strategic initiatives to optimize operational performance. Stay current on the competitive landscape, best practice and emerging technology. Develop and manage budget, ensuring that operating expenses and revenues are in-line with organizational expectations. Build and manage workforce, ensuring employees are appropriately recruited, and performance managed.  Assure compliance with accreditation and regulatory standards � CoC, NAPBC, ACR & MQSA for Breast Center, ACR for Radiation Oncology, JCAHO, GACHR. Develop and maintain excellent working relationships with key stakeholders, including by not limited to physician partners, TCI Advisory Board members and philanthropic partners.
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge/experience in principles of management and accounting
  • Strong business development and financial acumen
  • Service orientation and customer focus
  • Deliver results and builds trust and enduring relationships
  • Ability to conduct feasibility studies and develop strategic business plans
  • Strong communications skills; Competency in public speaking
  • Developing and manages leadership team
  • Strong quantitative skills for budget preparation, monitoring and evaluation
  • Ability to work with a very diverse group of people-physicians, volunteers, MCI Board, Cancer Committee, JJCCC Advisory Board, staff
  • Fundraising experience
  • Minimum of five years of progressive management experience in a healthcare setting, preferably with a strong emphasis in oncology and finance. Clinical experience preferred (i.e. RN).

Master's degree in Health Care, Nursing or Business Administration preferred.

Leadership experience in matrixed organization and health system is preferred.

Lean certification is preferred.

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