RN Senior Job Description

RN Senior Job Description

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RN senior provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.

RN Senior Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Handle strategic planning, budgeting, personnel and staff development
Implement and ensure compliance with standards of nursing practice
Promote optimal health care delivery while meeting all regulatory requirements
Function in an advisory capacity in evaluating procedural changes as they relate to patient care
Recruiting, screening, consenting and enrolling patients in clinical trials
Blood draws and processing
Utilize the nursing process
Assesses and interprets the business needs and requirements
Responds to questions and escalations regarding auditor findings and recommendations
Educates auditors on diagnoses and cost avoidance or containment opportunities

RN Senior Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for RN Senior

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPR, BLS, PHN, CCM, BCLS, CCP, LEAN, CCU, ICU, CM

Education for RN Senior

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the RN senior job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Nursing, Education, Graduate, Management, Government, Medical, School of Nursing, Healthcare, Auditing, Business

Skills for RN Senior

Desired skills for RN senior include:

Basic nursing skills
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
Basic aseptic techniques
Blood borne pathogens
Healthcare delivery systems and its impact on clinical practice
Interface effects with other healthcare disciplines and systems
Safety and infection control hospital procedures
Medicare market
Products and competitors
Communicating

Desired experience for RN senior includes:

Educates internal operations on Centralized Quality Assurance end to end processes
Provides consistent fact-based education to ensure a repeatable, defendable process for appeals
Delivers auditor training on operational and QA end to end processes
Builds collaborative relationships and ongoing communication with all levels of operations leadership to support ongoing skill development of front line clinicians
Conducts performance coaching events to improve clinical acumen and system efficiency
BSN minimum

RN Senior Examples

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RN Senior Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a RN senior. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for RN senior
  • Trains associates on new and revised standards
  • Compiles documentation for presentation to accrediting organization
  • Leads/participates in workgroup to enhance processes or recommend new processes
  • Be responsible for executing comprehensive nursing care activities and providing nursing staff leadership
  • He/she is responsible for assessing patient needs, planning and implementing patient care activities, and evaluating the patient's response to treatment
  • He/she manages activities within the therapeutic environment and directs the delivery of nursing care by other members of the nursing treatment team, provides concise documentation, participates with PI teams as request, adheres to all federal, state, and Hospital compliance regulations, and other duties as assigned
  • Will monitor all clinical research trials for the department
  • Complete coverage analysis and budgets for clinical trials
  • Performs advanced research nursing care, nursing assessment and data collection for clinical research trials
  • Participate in local and national meetings relating to clinical trials
Qualifications for RN senior
  • ACNO or CNO experience preferred
  • Experience in leading large-scale Nursing projects and operations
  • 5 years of experience in a healthcare setting including 3 years of quality management experience and/or experiencing preparing for regulatory/accreditation audits
  • Current active unrestricted RN license in applicable state(s) required
  • Knowledge of NCQA and URAC accreditation standards required
  • Ability to for some occasional travel will be required
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RN Senior Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of RN senior. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for RN senior
  • Supervise department clinical trials personnel
  • Communicate with the multi-disciplinary team as needed to ensure that patients’ needs are met for holistic, safe and quality outcomes
  • Provide necessary education and resources on available options while facilitating shared decision making and realistic goal setting in order to empower the patients to actively participate in their care
  • Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and coordinating Senior care interventions to meet the unique needs of each patient
  • Assisting the patient to coordinate care post discharge and provide information on resources available in the community for continued safe transition of care
  • Works collaboratively and cooperatively with providers, clinical staff and members of the team to maintain function or prevent decline in the geriatric patient
  • Identify barriers to the plan of care and serve as advocates for patients
  • Facilitate patient follow up through coaching, information transfer and communication in order to improve continuity of care
  • Responsible to provide information on utilization of primary care services to patients in the emergency room to facilitate continuity of care for acute and chronic conditions
  • Implements, modifies, test and administers complex business systems and applications
Qualifications for RN senior
  • Hospital or post acute experience a plus
  • 10+ years progressive experience and success in delivering healthcare management or related HGB consulting services to premiere clients, preferably gained in a health care consulting or brokerage environment, health insurance carrier, managed care organization or another leading health care provider
  • Strong knowledge of the dynamics of group health plan design and delivery including how care management programs are operationalized at health plans
  • Proven experience in managing multiple people and projects and producing quality deliverables on time and within budget
  • Track record of success in managing clients and obtaining new ones, leading global teams
  • Proven ability to recognize and diagnose issues, work in teams and leverage the resources of other related practices to address clients’ challenges
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RN Senior Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of RN senior. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for RN senior
  • Lead and facilitate lean and agile events
  • Experience in analysis and presentation skills
  • Ability to accept responsibility to develop solutions from concept to completion
  • Ability to develop a basic cost benefit analysis
  • Exceptional communication skills internally and externally and with all levels of employees including senior management
  • Clinical Workflow--proven skill in accepted workflow methodology (Lean, Agile, Adaptive Design)
  • Performs advanced research nursing care, nursing assessment, and data collection for clinical research
  • Obtains informed consent from patients
  • Maintains patient census records
  • Develops procedures for inpatient and outpatient activities
Qualifications for RN senior
  • Interest and aptitude in keeping abreast of latest developments in health management and broader HGB plan strategy and contributing to the development of new tools and approaches
  • Flexibility and adaptability to changing business dynamics
  • Masters in Public Health Administration, RN or other experience with health care delivery strongly desired
  • Flexibility with respect to travel that can range from 30 to 60%
  • Graduate of an accredited nursing school required
  • Minimum of 2 years working in a direct care acute hospital setting
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RN Senior Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of RN senior. 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 senior
  • Provides working supervision to nursing staff and/or other non- licensed medical or office support personnel
  • Assists in resolving problems relating to patient care
  • Assists in organizing and preparing collected data for subsequent publication
  • Attends and participates in meetings relating to clinic activities
  • May maintain inventory of investigational drugs
  • Performs general and high risk case management activities across the continuum of care to drive and support quality, cost effect outcomes and minimize fragmentation of health care delivery
  • Maintains an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of the clinical staff and their functions, and executes those roles and responsibilities as needed
  • Assists the Clinical Manager with managerial responsibilities as called upon
  • Acts as a resource to clinical staff for consumer issues, program definitions, and clarification
  • Performs as liaison for customer and vendor issues
Qualifications for RN senior
  • One (1) year of experience in a Geriatric psych setting or acute long term care setting
  • One (1) year of experience in a long term acute care setting, skilled nursing home setting or med/surg
  • Proven ability to recognize and diagnose issues, work in teams and leverage the resources of other related practices to address clients
  • Must have a CPR/First Aid Card Certification
  • A current NC PT, OT, SLP or RN license
  • Previous experience in case management or strong discharge planning for senior population
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RN Senior Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a RN senior. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for RN senior
  • Other regulatory responsibilities as needed relating to the regulatory standards of accrediting and licensure agencies
  • Will staff cases to maintain skill set as needed
  • The Nurse Senior case Manager will conduct psychosocial assessments to determine needs of Veterans and family members
  • The Nurse Senior Case Manager is an active participant in the treatment planning process with other disciplines
  • The Nurse Senior Case Manager will participate in discharge planning with other disciplines and will be responsible for ensuring that discharge plans are executed in a manner that is timely and appropriate
  • The Nurse Senior Case manager will provide individual, family and group counseling as appropriate
  • The Nurse Senior Case Manager will provide consultation/education to Veterans and families on community resources, advance directives and VA benefits
  • The Nurse Senior Case Manager will act as a consultant to other team/staff members
  • The Nurse Senior Case Manger will act as liaison between VA and community resources, to include marketing and public relation duties as needed
  • The Nurse Senior Case Manager will provide case management to Veterans and families, as needed, throughout the continuum of care
Qualifications for RN senior
  • Influencing others -- particularly those outside of direct reporting relationships
  • Must have commitment to excellence in customer service that results in positive member and stakeholder feedback
  • Ability to handle multiple demands -- must be able to balance multiple priorities
  • Requires skills to successfully manage customer relationships for special contracts
  • EWork workforce management
  • Must be able to exercise appropriate judgment

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