There's an energy and excitement here, a shared mission to improve the lives of others as well as our own. Nursing here isn't for everybody. Instead of seeing a handful of patients each day, your work may affect millions for years to come. Ready for a new path? Start doing your life's best work. 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 Director of Nursing follows the direction set by the General Manager / RVP Operations and the Regional Director of Nursing. Primary Responsibilities:Responsible for the management and oversight of all nurses and home infusion therapy 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 states that require a home health agency license 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 Maintains proficiency with electronic medical record system.
Required Qualifications:State (s) licensure in the state of practice and others as requested 2+ years of documented proven leadership/management experience 2+ years of clinical leadership in infusion therapy environment Ability to work with an interdisciplinary team of professionals including clinical, pharmacy, nurses, case managers, discharge planners, physicians, outside nursing agencies, patients, families and caregivers Ability to travel as required Knowledgeable regarding: The Joint Commission, compliance, regulatory, performance improvement and state / federal requirements / regulations Preferred Qualifications:Baccalaureate degree in nursing CRNI Certified (Certified Registered Nurse Infusion)Experience with running an ambulatory infusion suite Relationships with home health agencies Familiar with state nursing laws with regard to home health licensure Experience hiring and training nurse staff Experience with nurse staffing processes Careers with BriovaRx Infusion Services. Discover a health services career that encourages your professional growth while delivering steadfast commitment to exceptional patient care. We were founded as AxelaCare by a close group of medical professionals in Lenexa, KS to provide patient-focused, state of the art home infusion services for acute, hemophilia and intravenous immune globulin (IVIg) therapies. Today we collaborate with leading doctors to provide a wide range of therapies in the convenience and safety of the patient's home; and we recently joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies. It all reinforces our commitment to empowering people in the pursuit and delivery of exceptional patient care, and creating personalized career paths to discovering your life's best work.(sm) 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.
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