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VP Oncology Operations, OptumCare - Las Vegas

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Las Vegas, NV
Date:
09/05/2017
2017-09-052017-10-04
Job Code:
1771643
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VP Oncology Operations, OptumCare - Las Vegas(Job Number:724649)
Description

As a key leader for the Nevada Oncology Center of Excellence, the Oncology Service Line Director is accountable for the overall leadership and management of all aspects of the adult oncology service line offered at the care site, including, but not limited to infusion center, support services, radiation oncology, breast imaging and other areas deemed oncology-related. The Director proactively engages other department leaders that provide oncology care to define and implement processes that promote high quality outcomes, workflow efficiencies, and positive customer experiences. The Director is responsible for collaborative working relationships with system services, including Revenue Service Center, Finance and others, for the efficient and effective operations and customer service of the site Cancer Center and patients.

 

Nevada Cancer Specialists, an OptumCare company is a part of the OptumCare network of health care providers throughout the Southwest, whose mission is to connect and support providers by working together to deliver the most effective and compassionate care to each and every patient they serve.  OptumCare’s focus is to do the right things for patients, physicians and the community. 

 

Reporting to the COO, OptumCare Mountain/West market the VP, Oncology Operations, OptumCare is responsible for the leadership of multiple oncology care practices that are aligned with the OptumCare delivery system.  This VP is accountable for the financial and operational performance of the practices within OptumCare as well as the development and execution of key strategic initiatives related to practice modernization.  These initiatives will include: quality, cost and service metrics.  This position will also work on executing profit growth plans and planned acquisitions throughout the Mountain West Region. There will be some travel between 3 Southern Nevada clinics and will include a 50,000 / sf integrated, comprehensive Cancer Center slated for 3rd quarter 2018.

 

 

Additional responsibilities will include the following:

  • Responsibility for the successful financial performance of the oncology practices, including development of budgets and capital projects

  • As part of the executive leadership for Mountain / West, work collaboratively to execute practice business plans for OptumCare within the Nevada Market (and satellites at some point

  • Operate as the executive in charge of oversight of all medical/chemo oncology, radiation oncology and surgical oncology

  • Assist in the formulation of the overall strategic plan and ensure adequate communication and execution within the OptumCare Network

  • Foster and develop the OptumCare culture among staff and physicians and foster an atmosphere of trust and open dialogue

  • Responsible for determining formularies (with appropriate staff), securing optimal pricing, discounts and rebates with respect to all Oncology drugs

  • Develop Associate Director’s and Practice Managers as leaders and ensure that they have the tools and skill sets to execute their operating plans

  • Oversee the development of budgets and maintenance of operational monitoring processes to ensure maximum efficiency and effectiveness of operational units

  • Develop and promote strong communication among Physicians and Operations staff

  • Guide the development of the strategic marketing and public relations plans for owned practice growth initiatives

  • Ensure strict compliance with federal and state regulations and company policies, procedures and processes
     

 


Job Med & Clin Ops-General Mgmt
Primary Location US-NV-Las Vegas
Other Location 
Organization OptumCare NV
Schedule Full-time
Number of Openings 1
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