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RN Director Cancer Center

Santa Maria, California

Marian Regional Medical Center


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  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Department: Cancer Center
  • Hours/Pay Period: 80

The posted compensation range of $68.75 - $99.70 /hour is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law.

Requisition ID 2024-348894 Employment Type Full Time Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule Monday - Friday (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM) Remote No Category Nursing Leadership

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At CommonSpirit Health, we believe investing in our employees lets them know they truly matter. Your Total Rewards package includes compensation, benefits, retirement, wellness, leave, and other programs.

  • Pay and Recognition

  • Balanced Life

  • Well-Being

  • Professional Growth

  • Financial Future

  • Dependent Care

While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid time off, tuition assistance, adoption assistance, and more!

Unless directed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement, applications for this position will be considered on a rolling basis. CommonSpirit Health cannot anticipate the date by which a successful candidate may be identified.

Success Profile

What makes a successful RN Director Cancer Center at Marian Regional Medical Center?

  • Compassionate
  • Trustworthy
  • Proactive
  • Collaborative
  • Communicator
  • Balanced

Job Details


Built on a vision of hope and healing, Mission Hope Cancer Center is the home of integrative and compassionate cancer care. Our center offers a new level of advanced, accredited comprehensive cancer care and treatments, including surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, pain management, nutrition therapy, clinical research, oncology rehabilitation, mind-body medicine, and spiritual support — all in one location.

Accredited as a Comprehensive Cancer Program by the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer, we embrace a multidisciplinary approach to patient care and offer the latest in technologies – true beam linear accelerator that delivers IMRT and IGRT, lab, pharmacy, PET/CT & CT scanners, digital mammography, breast ultrasounds and stereotactic biopsy.

By consolidating diagnostics, treatment and award winning physicians in a state of the art facility we are focusing on our patients – mind, body and spirit – in a warm and healing environment. Our care team supports patients as we would a member of our own family. Our goal at Mission Hope Cancer Center is to provide a model for quality cancer care where our staff – knowing patient history, family and treatment plans – treat the whole patient, not just the disease.

Learn more about Mission Hope Cancer Center here:

We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:

  • Annual Incentive (Bonus) Program.
  • Matching Retirement Program.
  • Pension fully funded by the Hospital.
  • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development.
  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance.
  • Free Membership to our Care@Work program supporting child care, pet care, and adult dependent needs.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family.
  • Flexible spending accounts.
  • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identity Theft.
  • Wellness Program.
  • Paid Time Off (PTO).


Position Summary:

Are you looking to take your career to new heights as a leader in healthcare? Mission Hope Cancer Center is an accredited comprehensive cancer care and treatment center, serving a large diverse population here on the Central Coast. Our specialized care team provides personalized, compassionate, expert care to patients of all ages. As the Director Cancer Center, you will lead the Medical and Surgical Oncology practices and support the day to day operations of two Oncology Clinics located in Santa Maria, CA and Arroyo Grande, CA. In collaboration with your team, and partnership across our many specialties, you will drive to develop, continually improve and promote quality standards of care while ensuring an excellent patient experience for all patients. This leader will also be responsible for the financial management of the clinics and partner with Philanthropy to assist with developing funding opportunities for oncology services. Are you ready for your next career?

Principal Duties and Accountabilities:

  • Plans, directs, executes and evaluates the strategy, business, financial and clinical operations of the Cancer Program/Cancer Center. Develops an organizational structure and culture to optimize the patient experience, development of staff, work environment and use of equipment. Establishes a collaborative environment with open lines of communication to ensure quality monitoring, continuous improvement and life-long learning.
  • Plans, develops and implements the vision and strategy for the cancer service line. Identifies industry trends and opportunities to build programs and services through community collaborations. Represents the organization locally and nationwide in the community, media and government. Creates open channels of communication with all levels of management and staff across multiple service lines throughout the company.
  • Works with physicians, hospital leadership, and staff members to facilitate multidisciplinary program development and implementation. Implements and evaluates the cancer program’s services and projects.
  • Creates, executes and evaluates long term strategic business plans and marketing plans across the Cancer service line. Collaborates with business partners to build relationships and strategic alliances within the Corporation and within the local and regional communities and to grow and build new services and programs.
  • Develops long term budgets to support strategic initiatives of the cancer service line. Forecasts, prepares, and monitors operating and capital budgets and revenue cycle. Plans, coordinates and executes the annual budget process. Leads supervisors, managers and directors to manage variances and to achieve budget goals.
  • Establishes performance standards, benchmarks and controls. Facilitates the development, implementation and evaluation of cancer programs and services, including translational research and clinical trials. Sets the organizational structure in the cancer service line. Acts as a role model and provides leadership, coaching, development and mentoring to staff management.

Education and Experience: 
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, healthcare administration or other relevant field required. A combination of education and/or additional job related experience may be substituted in lieu of bachelor’s degree.
  • Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of ten (10) years of progressive, responsible leadership experience with at least five (5) years in an oncology environment required.
  • Active CA RN license. required.


Nursing excellence starts with you.

Are you a career fit with our CommonSpirit Health culture? To understand how we are structured, we believe in some core philosophies with the following:

We will be stronger together, achieving excellence in all we do, collaborating across the fields and growing our collective knowledge.

We will let humankindness guide us as we treat every person with holistic, personalized care for the body, mind and spirit.

We will advance the science and art of nursing as innovative leaders who demonstrate the power of evidence-based, compassionate care. If you believe in working together with humankindness for all to advance the science and art of nursing - then you have found your career fit with us!

Your Potential Career Path

This is a snapshot of your potential career path highlights the series of job positions that help you progress towards your goals and objectives. Ultimately, your career path depends on your career values and personal goals.

Student Nurse New Grad Nurse Staff Nurse Educator Mangers/Directors CNE Charge Nurses/ Supervisors Nurse Practitioner Student Nurse New Grad Nurse Staff Nurse Educator Charge Nurses/ Supervisors Nurse Practitioner Mangers/Directors CNE

While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid time off, tuition assistance, adoption assistance, and more!

Unless directed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement, applications for this position will be considered on a rolling basis. CommonSpirit Health cannot anticipate the date by which a successful candidate may be identified.

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CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please click here.

CommonSpirit Health™ will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c). External hires must pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). CommonSpirit Health™ participates in E-Verify.