Cooley Dickinson Hospital - Clinical Nurse Director of Cancer Center Resume Example

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Claire Diaz
Nursing Director with significant experience in ambulatory oncology settings. Highly visible, business-savvy leader with a passion for generating results through people, innovative approaches and teamwork. Strong on operations management, problem solving, strategic planning and change management. Proven expertise in creating positive professional practice environment with emphasis on high quality patient and family centered care, patient safety, staff recruitment and retention. Demonstrated understanding of current financial and reimbursement issues in ambulatory care.
Clinical Nurse Director of Cancer Center 03/2014 to Present
Cooley-Dickinson Hospital Northampton, MA
  • Key member of the cancer management team  responsible for developing and  designing  of  the Mass General Cancer Center at Cooley-Dickinson Hospital.
  • Responsible for leading all aspects of the oncology clinical program development.
  • Responsible for all medical staff in both  medical and radiation oncology.
  • Develop workflows, clinical programs , patient education, clinical pathways, care teams in preparation for new cancer center and transition from private practice to hospital based.
  • Ensure all clinical programs are evidenced based and in regulatory compliance.
Director Nursing and Clinical Services 11/2007 to 01/2014
  • Directly responsible for operations and personnel management of the medical oncology center with 10,000 annual visits and 8,000 treatments Plans, organizes, and directs the operations and quality improvement program in collaboration with the disease center leader.
  • Led 56% volume growth of exam and infusion visits over four year period.
  • Improved Press Ganey patient satisfaction results.
  • Liaison to all departments at BWFH and DFCI Responsible for the implementation and evaluation of all service line agreements Successful regulatory surveys Implemented multidisciplinary Team Training Established family bereavement program, organized annual Memorial Service Created unit based council for shared decision making.
Nursing Coordinator 03/2004 to 11/2007
  • Responsible for the Quality Assurance program in Radiation Oncology based on ASTRO standards.
  • Developed and presented radiation oncology educational programs for multiple clinic areas.
  • Instrumental in departmental growth and developing infrastructure and education to support new programs.
  • Developed staff orientation, nursing assessment and patient educational programs.
Nurse in Charge 05/2001 to 03/2004
  • Provided direct patient care, education, symptom management related to treatment side effects.
  • Developed patient educational packets.
  • Initiated on line nursing assessment.
Nurse Manager 05/1998 to 05/2001
  • Responsible for 30 bed inpatient gynecology oncology unit Developed and implemented "Spirit Rounds" Multidisciplinary patient care rounds Peer selected to lead Nurse Manager Committee Recipient of Partner's in Excellence Awards.
NIC/Staff Nurse 05/1976 to 05/1998
  • Various nursing positions in Gynecology Oncology.
Masters Health Adminstration: May 2005 Simmons College - Boston, MA
Certificate: DIAGNOSTIC AND ETHICAL REASONING Mar 1984 Boston College - Boston, MA
Bachelor of Science: Nursing May 1976 University of Massachusetts - Amherst, MA

Organization of Nurse Leaders Massachusetts and Rhode Island

Member of Government Affairs Council

American Nurse Association

Oncology Nursing Society

American College of Health Care Executives 

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School Attended
Simmons College