RN Director Professional Administration Department OptumCare Mountain West Region
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Internal Number: 109381624
***$15,000 Sign On Bonus for External Candidates***
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Position is accountable for multi-state clinical operational support with focus on education, orientation and competency, clinical quality, risk management, infection prevention and employee health. Receives direction from Mountain West Region Chief Nursing Officer. Demonstrates excellent clinical knowledge of nursing process, understands inter-disciplinary approach to clinical management. Oversees professional administrative practices to ensure health and safety regulatory compliance and accountabilities. Position is accountable to collaborate with Mountain West Region Operations Team and Provider/Physician Leadership to improve quality, cost, patient service and operational performance. Develops and executes strategies to implement organizational mission, vision and values that optimize patient outcomes and financial performance. Facilitates excellent customer service and satisfaction while achieving organization-specific quality and financial goals. Develops and supports Mountain West Region processes to ensure regulatory compliance and consistency.
Must be able to review root cause of problems, issues, develop plans in collaboration with others and implement plans for process improvement. Demonstrated ability to lead others and to think outside of conventional processes. Possess knowledge of research techniques, data analysis and reporting, forward/strategic planning and integration of technologies within staff development initiatives. Knowledgeable about regulatory requirements such as OSHA and regulatory/accrediting requirements. Principles of adult learning and education. Principles and concepts of infection prevention.
Strong leadership and organizational skills including group and team building, coaching, communication of vision, change management, and people/product focus balance. Advanced ability to develop people, empowerment and accountability at all levels. Strong sense of integrity and ability to command the respect of patients and employees at all levels. Ability to create and maintain a caring culture. Must possess strong analytical skills. Demonstrate ability to lead groups successfully coupled with strong interpersonal, excellent oral and communication skills. Demonstrated skills in performance improvement process, program development, project management, computer technology, database development and management and instruction design. Proficient in field of nursing practice and possess independent clinical skills.
Acts as a clinical resource to staff
Leads/supports teams, committees, special projects and process improvement initiatives
Leads/supports Performance Improvement Programs and patient safety programs and initiatives
Creates, implements and evaluates education, special projects and quality programs
Implements and leads staff development activities
Leads staff clinical orientation and competency validation
Analyzes research and integrates into current practice
Supports/Leads process improvement activities (LEAN Performance improvement)
Develops/leads distance education and standardization processes
Leads infection control program and plans, organizes and implements educational programs for all staff to ensure compliance with regulations; evaluates the effectiveness of programs and plans and modifies as necessary
Includes surveillance, analysis, trending and reporting of infections
Serves as a knowledgeable and available resource for infection prevention/employee health for colleagues, staff, surveyors and other regulators
Conducts/supervises environmental rounds in clinic areas; collects needed data, analyses and utilizes in performance improvement process
Leads structured clinical quality and infection prevention assessment process
Monitors quality of patient care, in an out-patient environment, utilizing the nursing process and performance improvement models
Identifies and assesses the appropriateness and safety of care for known and potential problems; evaluates outcomes
Develops policies and procedures that meet regulatory agency compliance and standards of care
You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.
Graduate degree in healthcare, nursing, business or other related field
Five years or more of clinical nursing experience
Five years or more of management experience with demonstrated professional growth and expansion of responsibilities
Active unrestricted RN license in the State of Nevada
Ability to obtain unrestricted RN license in all Optum Mountain West Region states
BLS (Basic Life Support) certification
You will be provisioned with appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and are required to perform this role with patients and members on site, as this is an essential function of this role.
Employees are requiredto screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained.
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Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
Job Keywords: RN Director, RN Manager, Las Vegas, NV, Nevada