RN Program Leader
District Medical Group, Inc. (DMG) is well known as a respected leader in the Phoenix healthcare industry, with a reputation for outstanding leadership, innovation and dedication to the patients and communities we serve. DMG employs over 650 credentialed providers and more than 350 professional/administrative staff as one of the largest physician groups in the Valley.
What Does DMG Offer?
DMG continuously strives for and succeeds in providing a strong and positive work environment through employee appreciation, team collaboration, competitive compensation, mentoring, growth opportunity, and attractive benefits that include:
- A strong benefits package inclusive of Medical, Dental and Vision, and several voluntary benefits, Effective DAY ONE
- Flexible Spending Account option
- Company-paid STD and LTD
- A rich 401(k) with employer match, increasing annually up to 6%
- 3 weeks of Paid Time Off, increasing after 3 years.
- Paid Sick Time
- 10 paid holidays, annually
- and more
About the Role:
The Registered Nurse (RN) Program Leader will assist in the development, oversight, coordination, and monitoring of an extensive number of the activities. This position supports DMG Clinics, Risk Management, the Infection Control, Employee Health Programs and collaborates with third-party occupational services, Valleywise Health, and the Regulatory and Compliance Programs. The RN Program Leader will be responsible for partnering with the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) to manage the infection control program and provide guidance regarding adherence to the Arizona Administrative Code (AAC) Healthcare Institutions Licensing section. The RN Program Leader will assist in the investigation and evaluation of professional liability occurrences and claims under the direction of the Chief Risk Officer (CRO). The RN Program Leader will support in conducting educational programs in risk prevention and risk control.
This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday. Takes call (6:00am to 10:00pm) for Risk Management on rotation with Risk department.
Primary Responsibilities of the Role:
- As directed by the CRO under attorney-client privilege, perform investigations of incidents and claims by reviewing medical records and other appropriate documents as well as by interviewing the persons involved (including physicians, patients, and other appropriate witnesses).
- Make recommendations about the management of claims and other liability situations based upon the clinical investigations performed.
- Ensure accurate and detailed records and files involving incidents and investigations.
- On a limited basis, will work with internal and expert legal staff in the defense of claims by performing medical research, attending depositions, witness preparations, and other legal proceedings.
- Lead and direct the infection control program for the DMG’s Outpatient Treatment Centers (OTC) and participate and provide guidance on quality and, safety, practices within the OTCs.in
- Oversee the Infection Control Program for the DMG Clinics collaboration with CRS Leadership
- Support Human Resources and DMG Credentialing in the oversight of the employee health program to include but not limited to employee health guidelines and expectation for all employees, independent contractors, temporary staff, volunteers, non-patient related visitors, and students.
- Clinical policy and procedure development.
- Development and implementation of clinical risk assessments.
- Perform monitoring and internal auditing of clinical areas subject to review under an Arizona Department of Health and Human Services Survey in coordination with the Compliance Department.
- Lead the DMG Disaster Planning with collaboration from the Business Continuity Sr Leadership team.
- Coordinate DMG Business Continuity, Emergency Marshall program and building safety documentation and activities.
- Provide regulatory interpretation and guidance pertinent to a clinical setting and Arizona Department of Health and Human Services State outpatient treatment center (OTC) licensure.
- Providing constructive/effective training and education.
- Implementation/monitoring of clinical corrective action plan.
- Support Quality and Safety Committee activities, including but not limited to, the sample medication program, medication management, and the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) recall process.
- Provide clinical support to Policy Procedure Review Committee (PPRC) activities, documentation, and meetings.
The Successful Candidate Will Possess:
- Bachelor’s degree in Nursing (Masters preferred)
- Registered Nurse license required
- 5 + years hospital experience required
- Compliance, risk management, and regulatory experience preferred.
- 5 + years leadership experience required
- Valid Driver’s License in good standing
- Knowledge of medical malpractice law
- Knowledge of insurance policy law
- Knowledge of health care law and practices
- Knowledge of government regulations.
- Skill in planning, organizing and implementation of processes, procedures and/or training initiatives
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
- Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
- Ability to utilize and navigate within electronic medical record (EMR) and other applications as applicable
- Ability to analyze and interpret laws and regulations
- Ability to research and prepare comprehensive reports
- Computer proficiency including Microsoft Suite
Employee Health Compliance:
As a condition of employment, DMG requires its employees to comply with Employee Health standards. All employees must provide proof of Tuberculosis clearance as well as Influenza Immunizations (or an approved declination). Specific roles, depending on location/job responsibilities will require proof of immunization or antibodies for Hepatitis B, MMR, TDAP, and Varicella.
- Pay Type Salary
- Min Hiring Rate $84,000.00
- Max Hiring Rate $105,000.00