1+ months

Director of Nursing Sacramento CA

Sacramento, CA 95814
  • Job Code
    879513

*** $10,000 Sign On Bonus for External Candidates ***


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.(sm)

 

The primary role of the Director of Patient Care is to provide clinical coordination and direct patient care for infusion services for Optum Infusion patients, coordinating the daily activities of referral, intake, staff and agency assignment and patient management. Additional responsibilities may include patient discharge teaching; on call nursing support; patient visits; nursing agency in-services and other duties as required. Service delivery will occur in patients' home or alternate site per patients' request.

 

This position involves regional travel within Sacramento, Rohnert Park and Marina.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • The primary role of the Director of Patient Care is to provide clinical coordination and direct patient care for infusion services for Optum Infusion patients, coordinating the daily activities of referral, intake, staff and agency assignment and patient management. Additional responsibilities may include patient discharge teaching; on call nursing support; patient visits; nursing agency in-services and other duties as required. Service delivery will occur in patients' home or alternate site per patients' request
  • Assumes responsibility and accountability for patient care across the continuum
  • Receives, evaluates, accepts and executes the initial patient intake process to assure that patient verification, assessment, teaching and ongoing scheduling of nursing services occur in timely manner
  • Assures timely communication with other company personnel, and outside providers, physicians and other agencies, to assure the quality and continuity of patient care
  • Serves as Administrator of licensed home health agency as required by state, ensuring home health agency meets all rules and regulations for licensure
  • Infuse medications on a regular basis in patients' home including monitoring and tracking vital signs, performing procedures such as IV placement, phlebotomy and medication administration via peripheral infusion device or PICC line, implantable port and / or central venous catheters and as ordered by a licensed physician or licensed practitioner
  • Assess patient in home environments, including clinical assessment safety of environment, pain assessment, monitor effectiveness of medication treatment, develop plan of care, education for patients and patient's family members, including providing care, including but not limited to plan of care / plan of treatment according to state specific regulations and reports accurately and in a timely manner, according to internal and external regulatory requirements
  • Maintain collaborative relationships involving  agencies delivering services on behalf of / or in conjunction with Optum, including  nursing agencies in a contracted relationship, patient, families, significant caregivers and other healthcare team members
  • Provide education regarding Optum Infusion services for both internal and external customers
  • Function as clinical educator and resource
  • Serves as administrator of licensed home health agency
  • Assist in securing and maintaining licensure and accreditations warranted by Optum, including required Home Health Licensure, ACHC, and any other licensure or credentialing as necessary
  • Other responsibilities as assigned
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. 
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Posted: 2020-08-17 Expires: 2020-10-08

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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Director of Nursing Sacramento CA

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Sacramento, CA 95814

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