Job Description

Gunnison, CO

Full Time

Work Hours: 8-5, Monday - Friday



Gunnison Valley Health is the sole community-owned health system for Gunnison County and surrounding areas. We are not just a hospital, but a fully integrated health system providing services for all stages of life; from a newly renovated Family Birth Center, to a 52,000 square foot, state of the art senior care center and everything in between.  We are a leading health source for our community, offering wellness programs, medical education and illness prevention.  We are looking for a person with proven capability in supervising a highly qualified staff as well as the ability to provide exceptional personalized care for patients before, during and after treatment.


Here at Gunnison Valley Health, your good work will be rewarded.  In addition to a competitive salary, a generous and affordable medical/dental/vision plan, and a matching 401(a) there are other great perks including:

  • The chance to work with community stakeholders who have a genuine interest in Gunnison Valley Health
  • Work/Life balance in an outdoor enthusiast’s Mecca
  • No traffic, and a scenic commute to the office
  • Over 300 days of sunshine/year
  • A culture of continuous learning


To be seriously considered for this role, you’ll need to have:

  • Education – Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing required.
  • Experience – Minimum of five (5) years of clinical experience in oncology nursing care.  Minimum of one (1) year of clinical supervisory or management experience.  Previous experience as an Oncology Department Director preferred.    
  • Licenses/Certifications: Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Colorado.  Current BLS.  Current Chemotherapy Provider Certification, OCN certification preferred.  ACLS and PALS preferred.
  • Skills
    • Ability to systematically provide clear objectives, performance specific feedback, effective coaching and developmental experiences.
    • Proactively envision organizational goals and align resources to help achieve those goals.
    • Monitor Compliance with professional and departmental standards.
    • Monitor and review monthly operational budget, position control budget, and financial statements.


As the Director of Oncology for Gunnison Valley Health, you will be responsible for supervising all services related Cancer Care.  Overseeing a highly qualified and multi-talented team, you’ll utilize your unique skills and ideas by:

    • Actively building open and constructive relationships that promote integrity among departments and staff members.
    • Actively partnering with physicians to achieve the mission of Gunnison Valley Health.
    • Providing appropriate education of staff and documenting proficiency examinations for all essential skills.
    • Directing Staff and developing strategic objectives while ensuring excellence with regard to patient care, documentation and a commitment to continuous improvement.
    • Researching and evaluating emerging trends while interpreting new regulations and standards.  


Compensation: $42.11/hr - $54.74/hr, depending on experience.

Benefits Eligibility

Medical, dental, vision, health care FSA, and dependent care FSA: All active employees working 40 or more hours per pay period are eligible for benefits on the first of the month following 30 days of active service.  PRN staff are not initially eligible for benefits, and GVH follows all Affordable Health Care Act Eligibility guidelines.



Application Instructions

Please click the link below to apply for this opportunity. You will be directed to our online application. We look forward to hearing from you!

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