Medical Nurse Job Description

Medical Nurse Job Description

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Medical nurse provides effective case management oversight related to short-term and long-term disability, Workers' Compensation and FMLA with focus on prompt issue resolution, timely return to work and appropriate utilization of benefits.

Medical Nurse Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Interpret rhythm strips and monitor labs
Insert IVs and change dressings
Comfort the dying
Collaborate with physicians, therapists and other healthcare providers
Work closely with certified nursing assistants (CNAs) and licensed practical nurses (LPNs)
Keep an eye on, evaluate, address, document and report symptoms and changes in patients’ conditions
Oversee medications and treatments as approved by a physician or in keeping with established policies and protocol
Evaluate, address, document and report symptoms and changes in patients’ conditions
Unit rounding to identify and respond to staff learning needs

Medical Nurse Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Medical Nurse

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: BLS, ACLS, CPR, BCLS, CHF, NRP, PALS, LPN, RN, FRA

Education for Medical Nurse

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the medical nurse job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, Associates, Education, Nursing Program, School of Nursing, Graduate, Department of Nursing, Health, Science, Reading

Skills for Medical Nurse

Desired skills for medical nurse include:

Medical and pharmaceutical terminology
Related employment benefits and how they interact with workers compensation benefits
Utilization review / utilization management practices and procedures desired
Workers' compensation - medical and disability case management
DBHDS policies and regulations relating to patient’s rights and treatment procedures
Human growth and development
Range of treatment
Care of patients appropriate to the ages of patients served
Care of patients appropriate to the ages of patients served as per Scope of Service

Desired experience for medical nurse includes:

2+ years of Medical-Surgical, Acute Care, and/or Telemetry experience
Cardiac procedure experience
2+ years recent of Medical-Surgical experience
Attending ECPD meetings
Facilitating meetings for off shifts
Oversee Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) and additional nursing staff

Medical Nurse Examples


Medical Nurse Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of medical nurse. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for medical nurse
  • Promote healthcare services and treatments and encourage repeat business, creating an upward trend in client retention
  • Ensure the provision of patient care 24 hours a day
  • Work with Service Line Director to create and implement an operational budget annually, monitoring performance monthly
  • Coach, develop, evaluate and advocate for staff
  • Providing nursing interventions as identified by the plan of care, including patient / family education thru ongoing evaluating and assessing
  • Provides medical consultation, direction (including file reviews, participation in discussions related to the medical component of the file or Medicare Secondary Payer Act compliance)
  • Be able to determine which product (MSA or MCP) is appropriate in a particular situation
  • Be aware and work within current Medicare guidelines with regard to MSA requirements and MSA submissions
  • Perform conditional payment review and resolution as required on a timely basis
  • Review claim files and make recommendations prior to the request for an MCP or MSA
Qualifications for medical nurse
  • Must have working knowledge of billing compliance rules, regulations, Joint Commission, Medicare and Medicaid licensing/credentialing regulations, medical records documentation review and medical terminology
  • Must have good verbal and written communication skills to be able to communicate effectively with department heads, administration and outside entities
  • Must have the ability to multi-task, function independently and utilize a computer
  • One (1) year of clinical nursing experience is required and medical auditing experience is preferred
  • Registered Nurse in the state of MA
  • 3 or more years of experience with Botox or Dermal Filler injections

Medical Nurse Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of medical nurse. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for medical nurse
  • Communicates with the field nurse case managers, claim staff, as needed, to assist in the medical component of the file
  • Review claim files and medical records in order to produce MCP and MSA reports within a specified timeframe
  • Establishes medical reserves and/or medical allocations as needed for both the internal and external client
  • Generates formal written reports and documents meeting requirements for internal processes (Medical Reserve Setting) and external processes (MSA and Medical Cost Projection)
  • Coordinates or completes the MSA Submission process in compliance with the CMS standards
  • Maintains claimant confidentiality
  • Refer patients to outside medical specialists, as necessary
  • Provide general medical ambulatory care to all patients at OSH – Salem or OSH - Junction City through the Medical Clinic
  • Nurse Practitioner may perform initial physical examinations, annual physical examinations, pre-discharge placement physical examinations and pre-surgical examinations for OSH patients at the Salem or Portland Campus
  • Conducts precertification for appropriateness of treatment setting reviews to ensure compliance with applicable criteria, medical policy, and member eligibility, benefits, and contracts
Qualifications for medical nurse
  • MA licensure required
  • Clinical experience in a Nurse Practitioner role with at least 3+ year’s experience
  • Reviews claims for correct billing and coding using Medicare Provider Manual guidelines
  • Experience supervising nursing care delivered to patients by dialysis staff
  • Associate degree in nursing required
  • May require periods of intense concentration

Medical Nurse Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of medical nurse. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for medical nurse
  • Elicit complete and/or problem-related history, perform physical examinations, order appropriate diagnostic tests and formulation diagnostic impressions and appropriate treatment plans
  • Provide primary care to a panel of patients
  • Triage and evaluate unscheduled clinic patients
  • Plan or present education programs to increase knowledge and competency of other medical center personnel
  • Actively participate on interdisciplinary committees or groups that evaluate clinical practice or health services
  • Full-cycle ownership of the commercial medical policy creation process including writing clinical criteria and oversight/ownership of the clinical presentations to committees and publication process for internally owned and vendor owned policies
  • Provide clinical guidance to non-clinical team
  • Address escalated policy inquiries that need clinical expertise
  • Supports clinic and medical center compliance with The Joint Commission standards, customer service and other initiatives
  • Works with the medical oncologist on all patient care, follow-up, and medical management
Qualifications for medical nurse
  • Hand dexterity is necessary for keyboard and/or telephone usage
  • Vision must be adequate for reading and viewing computer screen
  • Licensed Practical Nurse, Associate Degree or Bachelor's Degree required
  • Current RN or LPN with current valid state license required
  • Requires current active unrestricted RN license to practice as a health professional in applicable state(s) or territory of the United States and 3-5 years acute care clinical experience or case management, utilization management or managed care experience, which would provide an equivalent background
  • Participation in the American Association of Managed Care Nurses preferred

Medical Nurse Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of medical nurse. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for medical nurse
  • Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates Occupational Health Services and nursing care plans for work related injuries
  • Monitors and ensures communications between parties involved with worker’s compensation claims
  • Conducts drug testing in accordance with plan drug policy
  • Submitting request to facilities via phone, fax, email, electronic or EMR to obtain clinical documentation
  • Meet the special needs of Healthcare Professionals (HCPs), with focus on nurses, for in-depth and leading edge information of product, indication and disease knowledge through interaction with this group
  • Respond to scientific and clinical data on field-based information queries from HCPs, professional societies, medical/ scientific committees, etc, which need a face to face contact
  • Attend international/national/regional medical congresses to fully understand the latest developments in the Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD) therapeutic area
  • Support, organize, lead or attend advisory boards with the target and work with patients organizations to ensure the accuracy of campaigns and materials
  • Generate and communicate scientific/clinical data, in order to support the research and/or clinical interests of HCPs and help to disseminate high quality scientific data by supporting Investigator Initiated Studies (IIS), epidemiological studies, non-trial activities and other medical / scientific projects
  • Deliver scientific/medical presentations at HCPs, hospital formulary committee, payers meetings (whether independent or organized by the company)
Qualifications for medical nurse
  • Graduate of a Board approved School of Nursing
  • Active, current, valid, unrestricted Florida State Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
  • Ability to define problems, collect/interpret data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions and process work to completion
  • Licensed as a registered nurse in the state of New Jersey
  • A minimum of 3 years nursing experience in an acute care setting
  • Ability to perform physical assessments independently

Medical Nurse Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of medical nurse. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for medical nurse
  • Support the activities of other teams
  • Provide emergency response medical services to employees consistent with emergency plans, level of training, and certification
  • Assist employees with facilitating required screenings and medical surveillance (such as hearing conservation, and vision and respirator screening), and regulatory and compliance work (MR clearance and ADA accommodation review)
  • Provide comprehensive interdisciplinary care to critical ill patients
  • Communicating with patients and doctors
  • Understands nursing sensitive outcomes and knows how to navigate the nursing scorecard
  • Understand and represent PRI’s mission, vision, and values to all internal and external customers
  • Provides support to nursing staff and physicians with special procedures including central line placement, chest tube placement, thoracentesis, paracentesis, bone marrow biopsies, lumbar punctures and other minor procedures performed in the patient’s room
  • Provides IV therapy support by placing Powerglide lines and/or peripheral lines as needed
  • Performs care of central lines including accessing/deaccessing mediports, dressing and tubing changes, troubleshooting and declotting of lines
Qualifications for medical nurse
  • Ability to physically ambulate/move patients
  • Ability to move frequently throughout unit and stand for periods of time
  • Good judgment and independent thinking
  • Ability to prioritize and effectively manage diverse tasks, often with interruptions
  • Ability to dispense prescribed medications in accordance with protocols
  • Computer literacy, including Email, ability to learn Medicat, and ability to use Excel (documentation is an important aspect of this position)

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