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UnitedHealth Group RN Director of Oncology Las Vegas 10000 Sign On Bonus for External Candidates in Las Vegas, Nevada

The Nursing Director – Oncology is responsible for the overall, day to day clinical operation of the Optum Cancer Care Centers and is responsible to ensure that the services provided by the agency are consistent with the organizations strategic goals and philosophy of care and the best practice standards of Oncology.

In addition, the Nursing Director is responsible to ensure that oncology services provided within the respective clinics are provided in compliance with Oncology Standard of Practice, State and Federal regulations.

This position is eligible for relocation assistance if needed

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for overall day to day clinical operations of multiple Oncology

  • Plans, directs and coordinates clinical care at all Optum Care – Cancer Care Clinics

  • Responsible for ensuring that the organization(s) provides quality/coordinated oncology services to ensure the provision of the highest quality care and maximum throughput

  • In collaboration with the Operations Leadership, assesses clinic census, staffing and operational requirements on an ongoing basis; provide input and recommendations as to the number and types of clinical staff and other resources required to meet the oncology programs goals

  • Responsible for ensuring that the oncology services provided by the agency are provided in compliance with State and Federal Regulations (documentation and delivered care)

  • Responsible for the oversight of oncology clinic staff to ensure oncology care is evidence based and in alignment with relevant national and international standards

  • Assures the goals of Optum Care Cancer Care are consistent and in alignment with goals of Optum Care

  • Assures that the services provided by the Cancer Care Program operate within appropriate budgets

  • Responsible for the oversight, development and ongoing revision of program policies and procedures for the care of patients and the operation of the clinics

  • In collaboration with the Administrator, assures that Optum Care Cancer Care engages in strategic planning and development of its organization and services

  • Liaise with Research Leadership to ensure clinical staff are aware of and able to support research initiatives (where required)

  • In collaboration with Optum Care Human Resources, develop position descriptions for clinic staff

  • In collaboration with Optum Human Resources and other agency staff, coordinate the recruitment and hiring of qualified clinical and support staff

  • Assure annual performance evaluations are completed for all agency staff

  • In collaboration with Optum Human Resources, assures that the agency maintains effective recruitment, and retention efforts that foster a climate of professionalism and development

  • Responsible to ensure that the clinics maintain an active and effective orientation program, ongoing competency assessment, ongoing supervision and performance management to assure that oncology care is provided by qualified, competent professionals

  • Lead non-physician clinical team assure that all services provided by the agency meets both internal and external customer's expectations

  • Represents Optum Care Cancer Care in the community

  • Responsible to remain current within Oncology focusing on professional development and networking

  • Responsible for ensuring that the organization maintains an active and effective quality assurance and performance improvement program

  • In collaboration with Optum NV marketing and public relations, and as applicable, assures the accuracy of information provided to the public regarding the organization’s services

  • Ensures clinical operations within Optum Care Cancer Care Clinics are operated in congruence with the strategy, mission and vision of the greater Organization

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:

  • Minimum of 5 years Oncology nursing experience

  • Minimum 5 years supervisor/management experience

  • Demonstrated experience with planning and budgeting

  • Demonstrated direct responsibility for an operating unit/department of comparable size

  • Demonstrated competence in Oncology patient care setting (providing direct patient care for a minimum of 5 years)

  • Graduate of an approved school of professional Nursing

  • OCN Certification

  • Must possess a current Nevada Registered Nurse license, temporary NV RN license, BSN or Bachelors in healthcare related area, or have the ability to obtain one

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 10 years or more of management experience

  • Masters degree (or pursuing) in Nursing/Health Administration/Business Administration preferred

  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.)

  • Experience using IntelliDose

  • Leadership experience in complex organizational structures

  • Clinical experience in Ambulatory Oncology Setting

  • Experience participating or leading Quality Improvement Projects

  • Experience with multidisciplinary change management

  • Experience with LEAN Methodology

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work. SM

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers 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.

OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.