RN, Medical Job Description

RN, Medical Job Description

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RN, medical provides education and enhance consumer awareness.Accountable for managing the interviewing, selection, hiring, training, evaluating, and progressive discipline process of staff.Demonstrates knowledge of adult learning principles (and/or teaching children if applicable) and applies in teaching of patients, families, students and new staff.

RN, Medical Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Evaluates learning needs of patient and/or family and provides patient/family education Plans, implements, and evaluates patient care plans based on patient assessment to optimize outcomes and - - - Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate
Responsible for providing nursing care adapted to individual patient needs based on the nursing process, which includes assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation
Identifies actual and potential risk to patients and/or families and initiates appropriate action to minimize risk
Administers medications and treatments as directed, and as appropriate for the patient's medical care, in collaboration with the multi-disciplinary team
Initiates appropriate patient/family education following assessment of leaning and discharge needs
Applying clinical knowledge to work with facilities and providers for care coordination
Working with Medical Directors in interpreting appropriateness of care and accurate claims payment
Conducting pre-certification, inpatient, retrospective, out of network and appropriateness of treatment setting reviews to ensure compliance with applicable criteria, medical policy, and member eligibility, benefits, and contracts
Ensuring member access to medical necessary, quality healthcare in a cost effective setting according to contract
Consulting with Clinical Reviewers and/or Medical Directors to ensure medically appropriate, high quality, cost effective care throughout the medical management process

RN, Medical Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for RN, Medical

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: BLS, ACLS, NIH, PALS, HCP

Education for RN, Medical

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the RN, medical job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Nursing, Education, Nursing Program, Associates, Graduate, Science, Teaching, Patient Care, Associate Degrees, Computer

Skills for RN, Medical

Desired skills for RN, medical include:

Adult learning principles and applies in teaching of patients
Families
Students and new staff
Human growth and development
Actions
Adverse reactions
Medications
Patient safety goals
Contraindications
Assessment

Desired experience for RN, medical includes:

MUST have BLS/CPR Certification from the American Heart Association
Minimum of three years in acute care hospital experience required
Collaborating with providers to assess member's needs for early identification of and proactive planning for discharge planning
Facilitating member care transition through the healthcare continuum and referring treatment plans / plan of care to Clinical Reviewers, as required, and does not issue non-certifications
RN experience in a similar clinical setting is strongly preferred
Minimum of 6 months RN experience on the inpatient Medical/Surgical Unit or Oncology Unit

RN, Medical Examples

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RN, Medical Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a RN, medical. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for RN, medical
  • Complete assessment and progress notes within the required guidelines of the hospital and regulatory agencies
  • Document patient progress and changes via assessment notes and progress notes
  • Perform medication inventory and practices safe administration of medications
  • Knowledge of medications, ability to perform services to level of licensure
  • Collects pertinent assessment data that includes present condition, past history, physical, spiritual and psychosocial information utilizing input from patient, significant other, and/or healthcare team members as applicable
  • Recognizes situations and significant assessment findings that require verbal or written communication and follow through to the appropriate individuals (provider, charge nurse, nurse manager, supervisor)
  • Professional growth and development -- attends all mandatory hospital and departmental in-Ornelas
  • Monitors, records and communicates patient conditions as appropriate
  • This position requires travel, ambulation, and excellent typing and phlebotomy skills
  • Accountable for safety, identify and correct problems, and integrate evidence, and best practice into nursing care
Qualifications for RN, medical
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (AHA-BLS) for Healthcare within 6 months of hire
  • MUST have a current BLS/CPR Certification from the American Heart Association
  • Graduate of an accredited Registered Nursing program if less than 3 years of experience
  • 6 months of nursing experience
  • RN work experience
  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing, with a focus on registered nursing
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RN, Medical Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a RN, medical. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for RN, medical
  • Observes, collects, and records data related to patient’s biophysical, psychosocial, environmental, and self-care ability, educational and discharge planning needs
  • Utilizes universal precautions in performing daily work
  • Perform risk/lethality evaluations on “at risk” patients within the scope of training and licensure
  • Ensure electronic patient files are current and in compliance according to the policies and procedures
  • Monitor and evaluate patients in the context of individual and group treatment for progress or the development of additional symptoms of mental/behavioral disorders
  • Obtain and document physician’s authorization regarding medication changes
  • Report laboratory reports to the physician
  • Utilizes the nursing process to prepare for discharge/transfer, beginning with admission and continuing throughout hospitalization
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skill necessary to provide care appropriate to any age related need of the patients served on the assigned unit
  • Delegates duties based on the scope of the role, knowledge and skill of the caregiver
Qualifications for RN, medical
  • National Certification in Medical Oncology
  • A minimum 6 months relevant nursing experience
  • License to practice Nursing in the State of Colorado
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider card upon hire
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) must be from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN) within 6 months of hire
  • Chemo Biotherapy Provider Certification within 12 months for RNs
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RN, Medical Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of RN, medical. 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 RN, medical
  • Assess and chooses teaching strategies appropriate to the patient’s and their families’ age specific needs, culture, gender, readiness to learn and level of comprehension
  • Conduct initial medical assessments and document identified concerns of patients
  • Complete progress notes within the required guidelines of the hospital and regulatory agencies
  • Assists in the development and implementation of quality assurance nursing monitors
  • Responsible for ensuring Med MARS are current and in compliance according to the policies and procedures
  • Promptly completes documentation to assure an accurate legal record of patient’s care
  • Delivers high quality care utilizing the nursing process while demonstrating knowledge and clinical skills of the specialty required on assigned unit in accordance with established policies, procedures and standards of care
  • Delegates and provides direction for other healthcare providers and hold them accountable for their involvement in the plan of care
  • Utilizes critical thinking in making independent judgments, and maintains responsibility and accountability for the knowledge of conditions of assigned patients.Continues professional development and involvement in professional activities that enhance nursing practice by sharing knowledge through networking and research
  • Consults appropriate resources within the hospital to provide specialized education
Qualifications for RN, medical
  • Two or more years of critical care RN experience in an inpatient setting
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification upon hire
  • At least 6 months of related nursing experience
  • An unrestricted, CO RN license (or a compact RN license and obtain a CO RN license within 90 days of start date)
  • One year of medical-surgical nursing experience is preferred
  • Graduate of an accredited Registered/Professional Nursing program if less than 3 years of RN experience
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RN, Medical Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a RN, medical. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for RN, medical
  • Minimum of one year working in International Unit
  • Unrestricted RN license by State of Colorado Board of Nursing or compact privileges under the multi-state Nurse Licensure Compact agreement
  • Working cooperatively as a member of the PACT team
  • Deliver excellent, timely, accurate and meaningful service to Veterans
  • Provides follow up contact with Veterans to manage all elements of health care, including medication management, health teaching and coaching, care coordination through the continuum
  • Assist physicians with Veteran care-related issues
Qualifications for RN, medical
  • CO State licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Graduate of an accredited Registered/Professional Nursing program if have less than 3 years of experience the nursing program must be accredited
  • BLS, ACLS and PALS through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before start date
  • 12 months of acute care experience working with the patient population similar to the Medical Unit West
  • ONS chemotherapy/biotherapy certification within 3 months of hire
  • Previous licensed RN work experience
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RN, Medical Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a RN, medical. 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 RN, medical
  • Demonstrates ability to prioritize nursing responsibilities within the department
  • Involves general guidance and direction by Supervisors and/ or Department Manager, Director of Medical Imaging
  • Completed Bachelor's degree in nursing highly preferred
  • Certified Medical Surgical Registered Nurse (CMSRN)
  • RNs with a completed Bachelor's degree in nursing will have first consideration
  • Basic Life Support Certification (BCLS) is required unless doctor's release is provided, in which case yearly proficiency must be demonstrated through oral and written testing
Qualifications for RN, medical
  • Have at least several years experience
  • Has a general knowledge of all areas of nursing practice
  • Demonstrates mature judgment, initiative, and proficiency in critical thinking skills
  • Act as a liaison between radiology, nursing units and ambulatory services
  • Coordinates effective handling of patient care emergencies
  • Provides continuity if care for the critically ill patient

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