Director of Cancer and Hematology Center - Administration/Program Planning (8a - 5p)

Position: Director of Cancer and Hematology Center - Administration/Program Planning (8a - 5p)

Job ID: 148635

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Hematology/Oncology Admin

Talent Area: Professional - Non-Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

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Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, a second community hospital opening in 2017. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at


We are searching for a Director of the Cancer Center — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you'll direct the administrative and clinical service line programs, provide direction and oversight to the cancer center and its programs. You will also coordinate various programs, resources, and personnel to achieve the output of a cost-effective, state-of-the-art, internationally recognized Children's Cancer Center and Hematology Service. You will be responsible for setting and achieving the strategic plan and maintaining efficient and effective daily operations in conjunction with the goals of the hospital.


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Responsibilities :

  • Assures that strategic plans are developed, implemented, and evaluated in a systematic manner in line with parent institution’s strategic plans and initiatives
  • Ensures appropriate administrative resources, processes, and services are provided in a proactive, user-friendly manner to support all activities of the Cancer Center, including patient care, clinical research, basic research, and education
  • Ensures the appropriate use and distribution of financial resources for all areas
  • Develops and implements revenue and expense budgets for parent institutions
  • Supervises administrative leadership in a manner that enhances them professionally, sets clear role expectations, and holds them accountable
  • Mentors and develops leadership skills and provides development opportunities for growth
  • Responsible for assuring our interests are coordinated with parent and external institutions in order to achieve possible results via collaborative efforts


  • Master’s degree in health care administration or related field required 
  • Three years in health care administration required
  • Experience in administration of a cancer center preferred
  • Strong business/financial acumen preferred
  • Extensive research and grant knowledge preferred

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