Barbara Jensen RN, joins The Oncology Group with more than 25 years of experience in Oncology and clinical management, specializing in developing strategic plans and implementing these programs as a hands-on leader. With a background as a Registered Nurse, Barbara has experience in executive roles at multiple hospitals, using her skills to develop comprehensive cancer screening programs and bedside rounding initiatives, which support the needs of oncology patients and increased their satisfaction scores.
Barbara is recognized for her work, creating and managing community cancer programs, including budgeting and strategic planning, inpatient and outpatient palliative care, ACO contracting and customer service programs. She is also proficient with ACOS CoC and NAPBC accreditation and ASCO QOPI certification processes.
In addition to being a proven and dynamic leader in the field, Barbara is also a nationally renowned speaker and published nursing educator. In her roles as a clinical instructor, guiding nursing students through the fundamentals of Oncology, and an ACCC speaker that breaks down industry leading strategies and the latest in EHR coordination, she seeks to use her skills and experience to enrich the healthcare industry.
Barbara holds a Master of Business Administration with an emphasis in Healthcare from Western Governors University, and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Seattle Pacific University. She is also on the Board of Trustees for multiple healthcare organizations across the Northwest.