RN Specialist Job Description

RN Specialist Job Description

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RN specialist provides on-label or disease state medical training on the assigned therapeutic areas to colleagues from MSD Switzerland as requested.

RN Specialist Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Facilitating nursing student orientation placements and being a resource to nursing students
Create and sustain a healthy work environment that supports, fosters and promotes excellence in patient care, clinical nursing practice, and patient safety
Collaborate with multidisciplinary team members to ensure the delivery of exemplary nursing care and foster an environment that centers on the needs of patients and their families
Improving overall quality and completeness of clinical documentation to accurately reflect patient severity of illness and risk of mortality through extensive interaction with physician, case management, nursing staff, other patient caregivers
In collaboration with Medical, Nursing and Interdisciplinary staff governance, perform competency assessments of clinician use of information systems, document findings
Assist in the developing, implementing, and maintaining the documentation accuracy initiative at the hospital
Educate members of the patient care team regarding documentation guidelines, including attending physicians and allied health practitioners
Work collaboratively with HIM professionals
Serve as a mentor for staff at all levels, including new Graduate RNs
Develop in-service programs with physicians, case management staff and coding manager regarding coding guidelines and the clinical documentation program

RN Specialist Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for RN Specialist

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: BLS, CPR, AED, WOCN, CDI, CPHQ, CDN, CNN, IV, PICC

Education for RN Specialist

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the RN specialist 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, Healthcare, Associates, Science, School of Nursing, Health, Nursing Education

Skills for RN Specialist

Desired skills for RN specialist include:

Endoscopy unit
Nursing
Medical information
Medical terminology
Pharmacology
Product quality
Different disciplines
General principles of adverse events
Human body systems and disease processes
Disease and therapeutic areas

Desired experience for RN specialist includes:

Previous experience in an Intensive Care Unit or Cardiac setting
Quality Assurance / Performance Improvement experience
Provide ongoing education to case management staff, physicians and the interdisciplinary team regarding clinical documentation improvement program
Work with case managers, physicians and coders to establish appropriate documentation for correct coding
Track and trend the impact of efforts on overall CMI
Identify and prioritize DRGs, physicians or cases for review concurrently for DRG optimization

RN Specialist Examples

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RN Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of RN specialist. 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 RN specialist
  • Documenting system performance to ensure accuracy, compliance and to improve revenue
  • Working as part of multi-disciplinary team that includes clinical leadership and staff, charge entry, medical records, coding, billing, information systems, quality, and compliance
  • Training staff responsible for charge capture, medical record documentation and collaborates with other departments in the development of improved systems
  • Supporting and enhances the compliance effort of the Hospital and the System by adhering to all regulatory, departmental and organizational guidelines for charging and specific government regulations
  • Performing PICC lines in the hospital
  • Overseeing per diem PICC RNs
  • Participation in leadership committees and councils
  • Developing, implementing and facilitating clinical staff orientation
  • Conducting assessments for ongoing educational needs for BHHS clinicians and developing and implementing education programs
  • Applying for continuing education hours for nurses and social workers and presenting those programs
Qualifications for RN specialist
  • 2+ years of related case management experience from managed care with a UM focus
  • PICC certification
  • National IV Therapy certification
  • Ability to place IVs
  • 2+ years of previous Case Management experience in a Managed Care setting
  • Willingness to work with other Center Medical Team members to ensure coverage of all operating hours
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a RN specialist. 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 specialist
  • Participates in the assessment of staff learning needs to identify developmental/educational priorities
  • Establishes appropriate evaluation methods to measure performance to outcomes
  • Determine donor eligibility accurately and in a timely manner, to include, proper management of informed consent, AIDS education and confidential self-exclusion, medical history interview and acceptance requirements, physical examination, blood testing, and reviewing Serological Protein Electrophoresis (SPE) as required
  • Evaluate and manage donor reaction(s), which occurs at the facility as outlined in the SOPs
  • Manage donor deferral
  • Initiation and investigation of Post Donation Information (PDI)
  • Refer to the Center Physician or Medical Affairs (as applicable) when in need of providing unacceptable findings to donors, problem solving, or guidance concerning medical or technical issues, including donor safety and eligibility
  • Demonstrate continued competency in the performance of job responsibilities and complete periodic assessment with the Center Physician per applicable SOPs
  • Assist the EHS program as required per SOPs or as requested by the EHS Manager (5%)
  • Manage employee incidents and determine whether further evaluation is required by occupational health/ER
Qualifications for RN specialist
  • Registered Nurse (RN), Nurse Practitioner (NP), Physician Assistant (PA), Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
  • Registered Nurse (RN), Licensed Practical / Vocational Nurses (LPN-LVN)Nurse Practitioner (NP)or Physician Assistant (PA)
  • Licensed RN in the State of Michigan
  • Bachelor of Science Degree from an accredited college/university
  • Minimum 1 - 2 years recent clinical experience in Home Hospice/Home Care services
  • Excellent written/verbal skills, organizational skills, customer service skills, decision-making skills
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Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of RN specialist. 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 specialist
  • This individual is responsible for performing a variety of concurrent and retrospective UM-related reviews and functions and for ensuring that appropriate data is tracked, evaluated, and reported
  • This individual identifies, develops, and provides orientation, training, and competency development for appropriate staff and colleagues on an ongoing basis
  • This individual maintains current and accurate knowledge regarding commercial and government payers and Joint Commission regulations/guidelines/criteria related to UM
  • The UR Specialist effectively and efficiently manages a diverse workload in a fast-paced, rapidly-changing regulatory environment
  • Monitor quality improvement initiatives
  • Monitor and investigate all quality of care and collaborate with Medical Directors to determine impacts and next steps for actions
  • Collect and summarize performance data and identifies opportunities for improvement
  • Serve as knowledge expert for continuous quality improvement activities, QIPS, PIPs and QIAs
  • Participate in site visit preparation and execution by regulatory and accreditation agencies (State agencies, CMS, AAAHC, URAC, NCQA, EQRO)
  • Conduct internal auditing of compliance with regulatory and accreditation standards
Qualifications for RN specialist
  • Registered Nurse (RN), Nurse Practitioner (NP), Physician Assistant (PA)
  • Based out of home office with 70% travel in the Pittsburgh, PA to Erie, PA Area, Monday - Friday schedule
  • Sufficient knowledge of clinical documentation requirements, DRG assignment, ICD-9-CM diagnosis and procedure coding and clinical conditions or procedures
  • Ability to support member health fairs, set up & take down, carry lap top, lift up to 30 pounds
  • Must understand disease pathophysiology
  • Knowledge of diagnosis/procedures in accordance with ICD-9-CM coding principles for acute care
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of RN specialist. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for RN specialist
  • Assist in activities to prioritize clinical and service improvement initiatives
  • Participate in various QI committees and work groups convened to improve process and/or health outcomes, and contributes meaningful detail, based on functional knowledge
  • Manage and coordinate the employee health onboarding of all new co-workers
  • Follow up with new co-workers when screening parameters do not meet set criteria
  • Oversee and coordinate all annual mandatory screening and testing
  • Coordinate co-worker flu vaccination program
  • Follow up and coordinate with co-workers who are delinquent with annual mandatory testing
  • Coordinate record production of co-worker files during regulatory visits
  • Collaborate with and assist in the establishment and implementation of co-worker wellness programs
  • Maintain and update Co-worker Health policies and procedures
Qualifications for RN specialist
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative for independent education in current evidence-based practices, pathophysiology and disease processes
  • RN licensure in the state(s) of desired practice
  • Strong knowledge of the facility protocols and industry regulations required
  • Demonstrates the ability to work independently team player
  • Four years recent acute care experience
  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal relationship skills
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Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of RN specialist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for RN specialist
  • Monitoring and investigating all quality of care and collaborating with Medical Directors to determine impacts and next steps for actions
  • Collecting and summarizing performance data and identifies opportunities for improvement
  • Monitoring and analyzing outcomes to ensure goals, objectives, outcomes, accreditation, and regulatory requirements are met
  • Participating in site visit preparation and execution by regulatory and accreditation agencies
  • Conducting internal auditing of compliance with regulatory and accreditation standards
  • Assisting in activities to prioritize clinical and service improvement initiatives
  • Investigating and incorporating national best practice interventions to affect greater rate increases
  • 3-5 years current clinical experience in either Operating Room, Surgery, Cardiac Cat, Lab, Trauma, or Med/Surg
  • Coordinate efficient functioning of day-to-day operations according to defined processes and procedures
  • Create and maintain accurate records documenting the actions and rationale for each grievance or appeal decision
Qualifications for RN specialist
  • Demonstrate utilization knowledge
  • Provides formal and informal in-services as needed to physicians and ancillary staff
  • Extensive knowledge of medical device regulation, industry or international standard, including management responsibility
  • Preferred four (Level I) years of experience with FDA regulated industry including three years in complaint handling, MDR/adverse event reporting, and performing complaint investigations preferred
  • Experience with complaint handling software (Trackwise or equivalent), Access Databases, and Excel (Pivot Tables and Charts)
  • Ability to build relationships and gain alignment for clinical support

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