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Job Category:

Medical and Clinical Operations



Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

RN Clinical Compliance Specialist - Telecommute - East Coast Based with Travel

UHG - Boston, Massachusetts

Posted: 12/10/2018

For those who want to invent the future of health care, here's your opportunity. We're going beyond basic care to health programs integrated across the entire continuum of care. Join us and help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm)


The RN Clinical Compliance Specialist is responsible for supporting the Practice Health and Safety Program as a field assessor, onboarding and remediation coordinator, and subject matter expert on clinical compliance and regulatory standards.  This position will assess OptumCare Ambulatory Practices to ensure compliance with the rules and regulations of regulatory agencies and that each OptumCare Delivery Organizations policies and procedures are being followed. He / she will serve as a primary point of contact for practice staff and may function as a team lead for onboarding of specific market segment(s).  This position is a telecommute/remote base position that involves up to 50% travel and requires a self-directed, team-oriented remote professional.  
If you are located on the East Coast, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.
Primary Responsibilities: 
  • Conduct Practice Health & Safety Assessments at Optum’s ambulatory practice sites nationwide
  • Ensure complete and accurate documentation of assessments and corrective action plans
  • Coordinate with practice staff on remediation activities surrounding identified opportunities for improvement, from initiation through completion
  • Provide subject matter expertise and guidance related to patient safety, regulatory compliance, accreditation standards, and evidence-based practice
  • Assist in developing and delivering training, education, and targeted support to practice staff as applicable
  • Proactively identify support opportunities surrounding practice health and safety, clinical compliance, and quality improvement
  • Conduct due diligence assessments at prospective practice sites as directed
  • Program support functions and other duties as needed
  • Maintains up-to-date working knowledge of federal and state regulations, standards, and guidelines

Required Qualifications:
  • Current, unrestricted RN license
  • 8+ years of experience in healthcare operations, to include familiarity with federal and state health and safety standards
  • Ability to travel up to 50% - travel can be anywhere domestically (within the United States)
  • Telecommute from anywhere on the East Coast with travel
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Masters in Nursing
  • Significant experience in a regulatory / compliance role within healthcare operations
  • History of successful results in managing practice health and safety programs and/or initiatives for a large healthcare organization
  • Ability to adapt quickly in a dynamic, high-growth environment
  • Objective, collaborative, professional and personable approach
  • Self-directed and effective while working remotely, requiring minimal direct supervision
  • Understanding of complex issues facing health care professionals and ability to provide appropriate and situation-specific guidance
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, and PC and Microsoft Office Proficiency
  • Outstanding analytical, organizational, problem solving and negotiating skills
  • Familiarity with regulatory compliance standards
Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.


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.



Job Keywords: RN, BSN, compliance, Safety Assessments, healthcare operations, regulatory, compliance, east coast, telecommute

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