Patricia L. Owen, MN, RN

Northside Hospital Cancer Institute
Administrative Co-Director, GA NCORP

Patricia Owen is the director of Oncology Services at NHCI. Ms. Owen provides administrative and strategic oversight for radiation oncology, three inpatient oncology units, a blood and marrow transplant program, a breast care program, oncology outpatient infusion services, oncology research, tumor registry, a hereditary cancer program, and oncology community outreach. Ms. Owen has more than 25 years of experience as an oncology administrator as well as an oncology clinical nurse specialist in academic and community hospital settings. She is active in numerous state and national oncology organizations. Ms. Owen is a member of the Georgia CORE Board of Directors, the sole nursing representative. She is published in the field of nursing management. Ms. Owen leads the oncology quality improvement program at NHCI and ensures compliance with accreditation agencies such as ACOS, FACT and TJC. In addition, she assists in developing internal and external physician relationships, serving as a key spokesperson and community liaison on issues related to oncology. As administrative lead of the NCCCP at NHCI, she provided strategic direction and oversight to all aspects of the project ensuring achievement of deliverables. Ms. Owen’s proven experience and expertise will contribute to her success as The Community Site Applicant Component Co-Director for the Executive Committee.