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Cedars-Sinai Associate Director - Oncology Patient Family Support Srvcs in Los Angeles, California

The Associate Director works with guidance from leadership and provides direction and support to the SCS staff. The role is responsible for the management of operational programs and services, financial oversight and staff management; as well as, will be involve in the strategy, planning and execution of strategic initiatives that will impact the business unit and the organization.

May Manage:

Supervisors, Leads, exempt professional individual contributors, and/or non-exempt staff; may also manage large and complex programs or projects as an individual contributor.


Manages a mid to larger-size team of experienced professionals including team leads and/or supervisors over separate and distinct work streams, or a large complex program(s)/project(s) with measurable contribution towards the achievement of results for the department or business unit. Focus is on tactical and operational plans with short to mid-term impact (1-2 years) within department or function. Problems faced may be difficult to moderately complex. May influence others outside of own job area regarding policies, practices and procedures.


Plans, leads, directs and reviews the work of the team or program(s)/project(s) to ensure successful operational outcomes within the function. Ensures policies, practices and procedures are understood and followed by the team, clients and stakeholders. Accountable for making moderate to significant improvements of processes, systems, or products to enhance performance of job area. Establishes key elements of tactical and operational plans with measurable contribution towards the achievement of results of the department; develops new products, processes, standards or operational plans in support of the job division strategy. May have budget or P&L accountability for area of responsibility; ensures work is completed within the established budget.

Responsible for staff development. Provides a supportive environment that encourages staff members to increase their education and breadth of experience to more effectively meet the needs of the organization in its current state as well as planning for future requirements. Conducts performance reviews on staff and develops performance improvement plans as required.

Educational Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree in healthcare related field required

Master's Degree in healthcare related field preferred


Complies with regulatory requirements (i.e., TJC, CDPH, CMS) appropriate for position.

8 years in Oncology/Palliative care background preferred

Ambulatory care background preferred

8 years Management/leadership skills to mentor staff and facilitate daily operations of the department.

Public speaking experience and adequate writing skill

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.