803315 Home Health Director Las Vegas NV Relocation Available 5k Sign on Bonus For External Candidates

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Home Health Director Las Vegas Relocation Available 5000 Sign on Bonus For External Candidates (803315)

Position Description

What makes your clinical career greater with UnitedHealth Group? You’ll work within an incredible team culture; a clinical and business collaboration that is learning and evolving every day. And, when you contribute, you'll open doors for yourself that simply do not exist in any other organization, anywhere. Whether in-person or over-the-phone, we’re working to help others live healthier lives while providing an opportunity for you to do your life's best work.(sm) 


Southwest Medical Associates (SMA) is a multi-specialty group of physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants consisting of over 300 providers, 21 medical health centers including six urgent care clinics, four convenient care centers, two lifestyle centers catering to older adults, an outpatient surgery center, plus E-visits and online options via Now Clinic telemedicine technology.  SMA offers patients compassion, innovation, and quality care throughout southern Nevada. SMA is headquartered in the greater Las Vegas, NV area.


The Director of Nursing with Southwest Medical Home Health is responsible for planning, coordinating, managing all activities and programs pertaining to the largest Home Health Agency in the state of Nevada. In this role you will be challenged to improve quality, lead an ever expanding team, and go beyond the beside to improve the health and wellness of the community in which we serve.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Implementing governing body directives and ensuring that appropriate service policies are developed and implemented
  • Recruiting, employing and retaining qualified personnel to maintain appropriate staffing levels
  • Ensuring program personnel have current clinical information and current practices
  • Directing and monitoring organizational performance improvements activities
  • Ensuring staff development including orientation, inservice education, continuing education, and evaluation of staff
  • Assuring that skilled nursing and other therapeutic services furnished are under the supervision and direction of a physician or registered nurse
  • Assuring appropriate staff supervision during all operating hours
  • Assuring the development and qualification for professional services and the assignment of personnel
  • Ensuring the accuracy of public information materials and activities

Required Qualifications:

  • Current, unrestricted NV RN license or temporary NV RN license with the ability to obtain permanent NV RN license upon expiration of temporary NV RN license
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 6+ years’ experience in a Management role with the health care setting
  • Home Health Experience within last 5 years 
  • Knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations applicable to Home Health 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in health care or related field
  • Experience in staff development

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**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.


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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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  • Requisition Number803315
  • Job TitleHome Health Director Las Vegas Relocation Available 5000 Sign on Bonus For External Candidates
  • Job FamilyNursing
  • Business SegmentOptumCare

Job Location Information

  • Las Vegas, NV
    United States
    North America
  • Other LocationsMinneapolis, MN
    Detroit, MI
    Atlanta, GA
    Charlotte, NC

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelDirector
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusExempt