Nurse Leader – Pre-Surgical/PACU and Diagnostic Imaging (David H. Koch Center for Cancer Care)

Company Overview:

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time.
Join us and make a difference every day.

In compliance with applicable New York and New Jersey State regulatory authorities, COVID-19 vaccination (2 doses of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine) is mandatory for all MSK employees, contingent workers, and volunteers. Exceptions are permitted for those employees who request and receive an approved medical or fully remote exemption.

  • Staff working at a MSK New Jersey location must be up to date with COVID-19 vaccination, which includes having completed the primary COVID-19 vaccination series and booster once eligible as mandated by New Jersey State. All New Jersey staff not yet eligible for a booster must receive a booster within 3 weeks of becoming eligible as a condition of continued employment at MSK.


Individuals are eligible to receive a COVID-19 booster five months after receiving the second dose of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or two months after the J&J vaccine.

Job Description:

We are:
Our highly skilled, Magnet® recognized nursing team at Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) is comprised of almost 5,000 nursing professionals. Each of us is dedicated to delivering excellence in the art and science of professional nursing, consistent with our mission to provide compassionate, evidence-based nursing care to patients and families living with cancer in a healing and innovative environment.

Are you ready to join our dynamic Nursing Team?

You are:
  • A cultivator of innovation who crafts and champions new ways for the organization to be successful.
  • Able to work effectively in an environment notable for complex, sometimes contradictory information.
  • Adept at planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals.
  • Eager to cultivate talent and support people in meeting their career goals and the organization’s goals.
  • Flexible in your approach and demeanor in order to align with the shifting demands of evolving circumstances.
You will:
  • Empower, adopt, and engage the workforce while leading the delivery of exemplary Nursing Care in accordance with the mission, vision, value and goals of MSK.
  • Adhere to all regulatory standards; promote patient safety and innovation.
  • Collaborate with physician and administrative colleagues to implement all operational aspects of high quality patient care delivery in our Peri-anesthesia and Diagnostic Imaging units.
  • Provide cross coverage to acute care, IR, and other ambulatory services at the Koch Center.
  • Supervise Registered Nurses, and nursing support staff, as well as management of Human Resource issues, including hiring, transfers, terminations, corrective action, on-boarding, training and development.
  • Will play a pivotal role in providing transformational leadership by building and sustaining a healthy work environment that supports and promotes excellence in patient care, clinical nursing practice and patient safety.
You have:
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing with matriculation in a MSN program required. (MSN highly preferred)
  • Related nursing certification required
  • BLS for Healthcare Providers required
  • NYS Registered Nurse (RN) license and registration
  • A minimum of 5 years recent, related clinical experience
  • Proven leadership and superior communication skills are crucial
Hours: Monday-Friday with flexible hours between 7am-7pm

Competitive compensation packages | Sick Time |Generous Vacation+ 12 holidays to recharge & refuel| Internal Career Mobility & Performance Consulting | Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA & Dependent Care|403b Retirement Savings Plan Match | Tuition Reimbursement | Parental Leave & Adoption Assistance |Commuter Spending Account | Fitness Discounts &Wellness Program | Resource Networks| Life Insurance & Disability

Apply today and find out more!


MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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