Regional Nurse Manager
Company: Option Care Health
Posted on: June 7, 2021
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Option Care Health, Inc. is the largest independent home and
alternate site infusion services provider in the United States.
With over 6,000 team members including 2,900 clinicians, we work
compassionately to elevate standards of care for patients with
acute and chronic conditions in all 50 states. Through our clinical
leadership, expertise and national scale, Option Care Health is
re-imagining the infusion care experience for patients, customers
At Option Care Health we recognize that part of being
extraordinary is supporting and building a workforce that is as
diverse as the patients and communities we serve.
Join a company that is taking action to develop a culture that
is more inclusive, respectful, engaging and rewarding for all team
members. We are committed to hiring, developing, and retaining a
Job Description Summary:
The Regional Manager of Nursing is a licensed professional who
assumes responsibility and authority for the management and
administration and coordination of nursing in the agency in
accordance with the company standards and policies and state,
federal and accrediting body guidelines. The Regional Manager of
Nursing assists in planning of agency activities and budget, and
organizes, administers and supervises health services within the
agency. The Regional Manager of Nursing enforces and ensures that a
total quality management program for all aspects of patient care is
maintained. The director of nursing is responsible for assisting
the Senior Director, Operations in meeting operational and
financial goals for the assigned region. Management of the nursing
operations will consist of 70-90% of the Regional Manager of
Nursing's time, and the remainder of the time spent providing
clinical patient care activities. Per state regulation requirements
the Director of Nursing title will be used.
- Directs the activities of the nursing departments in assigned
region. Schedules work activities of nursing staff so that the
patient care needs are met.
- Complies with requirements of the Company and ensures that
services are provided in a manner consistent with established
standards of practice, federal and state regulations, accreditation
standards and agency policy.
- Interprets and implements policies and procedures of the agency
and oversees the selection, development, and monitoring of nursing
staff in assigned region.
- Directs the supervision and evaluation of all regional nursing
personnel who provide direct patient care and directs all human
resource issues related to nursing and allied health services
personnel, including recruitment, performance evaluations,
disciplines and terminations.
- Maintains agency compliance with state and federal guidelines
for disciplines. Serves as office administrator with the pharmacy
manager or Director or Pharmacy in the absence of the Senior
Director, Operations. Serves as the Administrator and/or Director
of Nursing of the home health agency per Medicare Conditions of
Participation definition. Serves as Facility Infection Prevention
Coordinator, ensuring compliance with regulations, rules and
standards as they relate to infection control practices.
- Ensures that all nurses providing care maintain the
professional standards of nursing practice. Support and drive
supply formulary compliance by ensuring that nurses are monitoring
patient supplies and maintaining adequate levels.
- Assists the Senior Director, Operations in preparing, securing
approval for, and implementing operating and expenditure budgets
for department, and operates within those guidelines. Responsible
for the coordination of patient services with the pharmacy,
delivery, reimbursement and other departments both internally and
- Establishes and ensures the purchase and expedition of medical
supplies and equipment within budget constraints. Participates in
the process for assessing, managing, and reporting nursing
operational and financial data to the Senior Director, Operations,
including analysis for trends and development of process
- Collects and organizes all patient-specific information needed
to determine the suitability of patients for home care. Assesses
patients' suitability for home care in accordance with Option Care
policies. Verifies that the patient's medical condition and
prescribed therapy is suitable for home care. Provides continuing
education to physicians, nurses, pharmacy technicians, and other
practitioners on home care infusion-related issues, including
competency and orientation programs.
- Coordinates and participates in on-call responsibilities for
the nursing department. Coordinates all patient care and services
in cooperation with the Director of Pharmacy. Facilitates a
clinical networking system for the agency and acts as a clinical
resource. Meets all standards as outlined in Registered Nurse I and
II job descriptions.
Supervisory Responsibilities: i.e. hiring,
recommending/approving promotions and pay increases, scheduling,
performance reviews, discipline, etc. Yes
Basic Education and/or Experience Requirements:
- Registered Nurse with a license in the current state of
practice and at least 4 years of home health/infusion care
experience or equivalent and 2 year of progressive experience in a
management or supervisory position in the home care setting.
- Required licensure in Nursing as granted by the current state
- At least 2 years of experience directly managing people,
including hiring, developing, motivating, and directing people as
- At least 2 years of experience in indirect management of team
members, including assisting in the development, training and
assignment of work/projects to other team members.
- At least 2 years of experience planning, developing, and
managing departmental expense and capital budgets.
Basic Qualifications & Interests:
- Experience applying knowledge of local, State, Federal,
accrediting body, and OSHA rules and regulations.
- Demonstrates competency in the clinical management of home
infusion patients as evidenced by documented previous work
experience. Knowledgeable and competent in patient management
skills including the nursing process. Demonstrated knowledge of
documentation and billing requirements for home health/infusion
care goods and services.
- Experience using time management skills such as
prioritizing/organizing and tracking details and meeting deadlines
of multiple projects with varying completion dates.
- Experience in providing training and developing the clinical
services process, documentation/user manuals.
- Basic level skill in Microsoft Word (for example: opening a
document, cutting, pasting and aligning text, selecting font type
and size, changing margins and column width, sorting, inserting
bullets, pictures and dates, using find and replace, undo, spell
check, track changes, review pane and/or print functions).
- Basic level skill in Microsoft Excel (for example: opening a
workbook, inserting a row, selecting font style and size,
formatting cells as currency, using copy, paste and save functions,
aligning text, selecting cells, renaming a worksheet, inserting a
column, selecting a chart style, inserting a worksheet, setting
margins, selecting page orientation, using spell check and/or
- Basic skill level in Microsoft PowerPoint (for example:
inserting, rearranging, hiding and deleting slides, navigating
between slides, increasing list level, adding, centering and
editing text, changing views, inserting a table or a note, moving
objects, printing outline view and/or running a slide show).
- California based minimum requirements: BSN or bachelor's degree
in a health related field with three (3) years of experience within
the last five years in a home health agency, primary care clinic or
health facility OR registered nurse with four (4) years of
experience within the last five years in a home health agency,
primary care clinic or health facility. One of these years of which
was in a supervisory or administrative capacity.
Willing to travel 40% of the time for business purposes (within
state and out of state).
Preferred Qualifications & Interests:
- BSN with CRNI or other professional certification and
Documentation of advanced management training.
- At least 4 years of experience in a home health/infusion
This job description is to be used as a guide for accomplishing
Company and department objectives, and only covers the primary
functions and responsibilities of the position. It is in no way to
be construed as an all-encompassing list of duties.
Option Care Health subscribes to a policy of equal employment
opportunity, making employment available without regard to race,
color, religion, national origin, citizenship status according to
the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, or
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