Director Of Nursing Home Infusion - NYC Or Long Island Telecommute Considered

Unitedhealth Group Inc. Farmingdale , NY 11735

Posted 3 weeks ago

$5,000 Sign on Bonus for External Candidates

You're looking for something bigger for your career. How about inventing the future of health care? OptumRx is creating an innovative approach to Specialty Home Infusion. Here you'll find a professional culture where you can use your talent and our resources to make an impact on a huge scale. With better schedules than retail and more reach than any hospital, you'll open doors for yourself that simply do not exist in any other organization, anywhere. Take this opportunity to start doing your life's best work.(sm)

As the Director of Nursing you'll responsible for all nursing related activities in the branch and ensure quality patient care and staff performance. The DON follows the direction set by the Sr. Director of Nursing.

  • Telecommute considered for those residing within NYC 5 boroughs or Long Island. Must be available to be in office within 30-45 minutes of being requested.

  • All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the management and oversight of all nurses and nursing care provided by the nursing staff

  • Hires, trains, develops and manages a professional and allied staff

  • Assists the General Manager and VP Nursing in ensuring compliance with all regulatory agencies governing health care delivery and the rules of accrediting bodies by continually monitoring operations and reporting and initiating changes where required and directed

  • Serves as the DON / Home Health Administrator in branch with a licensed home health agency

  • Serves as clinical resource to field staff, exercising considerable judgment, problem solving skills, and professional knowledge

  • Responsible for the efficiency and effectiveness of systems that support the delivery of patient care and the achievement of quality patient outcomes

  • Assures that departmental staff complete orientation, maintain clinical competence, participates in continuing education and are evaluated in a timely manner. Participates in the orientation of clinical staff, or other branch personnel, as requested

  • Oversees the receipt, evaluation, acceptance and execution of the initial patient intake process to assure that patient verification, assessment, teaching, and the ongoing scheduling of nursing services occurs in a timely and appropriate manner

  • Manages employees through establishing performance goals, allocating resources and reviewing policies for the department. Including but not limited to performance evaluations, field supervisory visits, and performance management counseling

  • Assures that all patient related documentation, and clinical and departmental reports, are accurately completed, submitted, and / or filed in a timely manner, according to internal and external regulatory requirements and in support of the billing process

  • Maintains and participates in the review of organization wide policies and procedures in order to ensure the delivery of quality patient care

  • Participates in planning, decision making, and implementation of all branch office activities that affect clinical nursing services and the performance of the multidisciplinary team

  • Maintains professional growth and development through seminars, workshops, and professional affiliations to keep abreast of latest trends in field of expertise, while assuming own clinical competency

  • Provides outstanding service to all customers; fosters teamwork; and practices fiscal responsibility and budget participation through improvement and innovation

  • Communicates with physicians and other health care providers on nursing related issues

  • Directs the preparation and maintenance of departmental reports. Prepares periodic reports for supervisor, as required

  • Maintains all applicable internal, professional, local, state, federal licensures, certifications, and employment requirements, as required of staff department

  • Assures departmental understanding, implementation and compliance with all aspects of the company's Performance Improvement Program. Including but not limited to completion of quality reports, reviewing quality data, researching employee / patient grievances, participation in branch emergencies (actual and drills)

  • Participates in the marketing of services by providing educational programs / in - services and participating in team selling opportunities

  • Participates in various internal committees as requested

  • Serves as branch infection control coordinator

  • Assumes or augments the duties of the staff nurse, as required to provide direct patient care, including clinical on - call, as per company policy

  • Maintains proficiency with electronic medical record system

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.

Required Qualifications:

  • State (s) licensure in the state of practice and others as requested

  • 3+ years RN experience in a related specialty, such as pharmaceutical industry, oncology, infusion therapy or critical care

  • 2+ years of experience as a registered nurse in a homecare environment

  • 2+ years of documented proven management experience

  • Experience administering both acute and chronic infusion therapies

  • Ability to work with an interdisciplinary team of professionals including sales, clinical, pharmacy, nurses, case managers, discharge planners, physicians, outside nursing agencies, patients, families and caregivers

  • Knowledge regarding: ACHC, compliance, regulatory, performance improvement and state / federal requirements / regulations

  • Knowledge regarding: New York State Licensed Home Care Services Agencies (LHSCA) Regulations

  • Ability to travel s required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Baccalaureate degree in nursing

  • Clinical leadership in home infusion therapy

  • Experience as a registered nurse in a home infusion environment

  • Experience with running an ambulatory infusion suite

  • Relationships with home health agencies

  • Knowledgeable state nursing laws with regard to home health licensure

  • Experience hiring and training nurse staff

  • Experience with nurse staffing processes

  • Knowledge of the Infusion Nursing Society (INS) standards of practice, policies and procedures

  • Certified Registered Nurse Infusion (CRNI)

  • Pediatric experience

Careers with Optum Infusion Pharmacy. If you choose a career with Optum Infusion Pharmacy, you'll join a team that is dedicated not only to delivering the latest in home infusion therapy, but also providing that care in a patient-first approach that offers better outcomes. As part of the Optum and UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, we strive to help our patients feel comfortable in their regimen so they can receive the treatment they need while maintaining the lifestyle they prefer. At Optum Infusion Pharmacy, you'll join a team that inspires you to do better every day, resulting in your life's best work.SM

PLEASE NOTE The sign on bonus is only available to external candidates. Candidates who are currently working for a UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealthcare or a related entity in a full time, part time, or per diem basis ("Internal Candidates") are not eligible to receive a sign on bonus.

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: Home Health, Home Care, Infusion Nurse Manager, Infusion Therapy, Nurse Manager, Home Infusion, IV Therapy, Acute, Specialty Infusion, IVIG, IGNS, INS, DON, relocation, Director of Nursing, BriovaRx, OptumRx, Optum, UHG, Farmingdale, NY, New York

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