Job Description

Nursing Excellence & Magnet Manager

About City of Hope

City of Hope is an independent biomedical research and treatment organization for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases.

Founded in 1913, City of Hope is a leader in bone marrow transplantation and immunotherapy such as CAR T cell therapy. City of Hope’s translational research and personalized treatment protocols advance care throughout the world. Human synthetic insulin, monoclonal antibodies and numerous breakthrough cancer drugs are based on technology developed at the institution.  AccessHope, a subsidiary launched in 2019 serves employers and their health care partners by providing access to City of Hope’s specialized cancer expertise.

A National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, City of Hope is ranked among the nation’s "Best Hospitals" in cancer by U.S. News & World Report and received Magnet Recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Its main campus is located near Los Angeles, with additional locations throughout Southern California, Arizona, Illinois and Georgia. 

Job Description:

Serves as the official Magnet Program Manager for the hospital as per Magnet ANCC criteria. Manages and promotes the practice of clinically excellent and quality patient outcomes in compliance with all Magnet ® standards. Provides a systemic approach to Magnet® project management and implementation by developing, coordinating, and deploying all phases of the designation process and Magnet Programs in collaboration with Chief Nursing Officer and Nursing Leadership. Assumes primary responsibility for ensuring that the organization milieu reflects the internalization of the following five components of the Magnet Foundation (Transformational Leadership, Structural Empowerment, Exemplary Professional Practice, New Knowledge, and Innovations and Improvements) to promote excellence in patient care services as evidenced by Empirical Outcomes. Identifies, develops, and maintains comprehensive data management systems that support information submission to the Magnet office and enables accurate tracking of key performance indicators. Leads the shared governance/shared decision-making culture, ensuring resources are allocated appropriately.

Assists in the design of processes and programs to support professional development related to education advancement and national certification of all eligible Stakeholders, new grad residency, nursing fellowship programs. Provides administrative oversight of the hospital’s Nursing Clinical Ladder, Ancillary Clinical Ladder and Professional Certification Programs. Supports the development of innovative and professional nursing practice and nursing education and nursing recognition to improve outcomes and enhance the image of nursing and other clinical departments across the organization and in the community.

Serves at site contact and support for Press Ganey Patient Experience and leads innovative process improvement across patient care continuum for all patient care areas under the direction of the Chief Nursing Officer.


Experience: Five (5) - seven (7) years clinical practice within a Magnet or Pathway designated organization.

Four to five years of progressive leadership experience within a healthcare setting or Magnet designated organization preferred.

Education: Master’s Degree in Nursing

Licensure: RN, Illinois

Certification: ANCC-approved certification within 12 months of hire

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Pay Range

$85,309.53 - $140,431.20

Placement within the identified pay range is based on individual and market factors including, but not limited to, experience, education, credentials (including licenses and certifications), geographic location, market competition, skill set (including market availability of required skills), assigned/anticipated job tasks, and level of responsibility.  These factors are considered without regard to an individual’s status as a member of any protect group pursuant to federal, state, and/or local law.

City of Hope’s commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

We believe diversity, equity and inclusion is key in serving our mission to provide compassionate patient care, drive innovative discovery, and advance vital education focused on eliminating cancer and diabetes in all of our communities.  Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion ensures we bring the full range of skills, perspectives, cultural backgrounds, and experiences to our work -- and that our teams align with the people we serve in order to build trust and understanding.  We are dedicated to fostering a community that embraces diversity - in ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives; this is reflected in our work and represented in our people.

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