Director of Operations - Comprehensive Blood & Cancer Center
Location: Bakersfield, California
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: Masters
Hospital, Public and Private
Internal Number: 166971
Comprehensive Blood & Cancer Center
Director of Operations
Cejka Search has been exclusively retained to recruit a healthcare leader to serve as the new Director of Operations for Comprehensive Blood & Cancer Center (CBCC), a premier, free-standing cancer center on the West Coast.
Founded by Dr. Ravi Patel in 1984, CBCC is dedicated to providing the best cancer care through innovative and state-of-the art technologies, offering patients access to cutting-edge treatments and therapies in California’s Central Valley. Located in Bakersfield, California, CBCC is host to some of the most well-respected leaders in the field who provide medical oncology/hematology, diagnostics, radiation oncology, digital health infusion, breast and women’s cancer care, dermatology, infectious disease, integrated oncology, and pain management. The 120,000 square foot campus also serves as an educational and research-based cancer center to manage Federal Government’s Food and Drug Administration approved clinical trials.
Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer and serving as a key member of the senior leadership team, the Director of Operations will lead the clinical and business operations of the cancer center while supporting high quality and efficient integrated multi-disciplinary cancer services, maximize efficiency, and establish and maintain relationships with both internal stakeholders and external healthcare delivery organizations. The Director of Operations will support the hiring and onboarding of staff while promoting a culture of collegiality, accountability, and collaboration to support CBCC’s objectives around patient care initiatives, quality goals and financials outcomes to enable the organization to continue its focus of providing excellent patient care.
Successful candidates will have at least five years of proven leadership experience in a multispecialty medical group, community-based cancer center, or oncology physician practice. Be well-versed in practice operations, ability to communicate with a diverse group of physicians, leaders, team members, and outside partners, with strong communication and relationship development skills. A bachelor’s degree in healthcare administration, business administration, or related field is required. A master’s degree in healthcare administration, business administration or related healthcare field is highly desirable.
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