RN - Dermatology Practice

· Grand Rapids, Michigan
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Job Title: Registered Nurse

Reports to: Clinical Manager

Supervises: n/a

Department: Clinical

Location: East Beltline

Employment Status: Full time


Job Summary:  The RN in our clinic is an expert in various skin conditions and procedures.  The RN works closely with the provider on assisting patients with managing their dermatological concerns by providing education, assisting with procedures (including skin cancer treatments), conducting follow up calls, performing wound dressing changes and any other duties as delegated by the provider.

Job Duties and Functions:

  • Assists the providers with performing various tasks including skin exams, recording of medical history and medications, assisting with procedures, and any other tasks delegated by the provider.
  • Providing the patients with concise and clear pre and post procedural instructions.
  • Is able to confidently dress and care for skin wounds of varying severity, perform complex suture removals, assess infections, or any other relevant tasks as directed by the provider.
  • Works with the site manager and the clinical team leads to ensure smooth flow of the clinical area.
  • Works collaboratively with clinical team leads across the organization on developing practices that optimize workflows and provides suggestions on process improvement initiatives.
  • Assists with the development of educational materials and internal publications as needed for patients and other staff members.
  • Works with the clinical manager on developing group educational sessions for the clinical staff on various topics of relevance. This could be due to a new product or procedure, the identifying of a training need, or a process improvement change.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Must possess a current RN or BSN license with a minimum of 3 years of experience in a clinical setting.
  • Must obtain Derm Tech certification within 6 months of hire.
  • Must have excellent knowledge of medical terminology, ICD10 codes, and HIPAA regulations.
  • Must be comfortable and skilled in using various computer programs and applications.
  • Must possess meticulous documentation skills in addition to a high level of attention to detail.
  • Ability to multi task and work under pressure.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely.
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive relationships with employees, physicians, and management.

Environmental Working Conditions:

  • Must be able to work in a clinical environment and stand for an extended period of time. Must also be able to work on a computer and/or be on the phone for 3-4 hours at a time.

Physical Requirements:

  • Physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger; handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to focus. Requires visual acuity and normal color perception.

 HIPAA/PHI Security Level: HIGH (Low, Medium, or High)

Indicate the security access level of Protected Health Information (PHI) as necessary to perform essential key responsibilities of the position (access, utilize, disclose, store, and/ or dispose of PHI).

  1. Low –information access is of general nature representing summary type data rather than specific identifiable demographic or sensitive data.
  2. Medium – information access is specific to an individual’s demographics and service information (type of service, services received, dates of service, and provider of service).
  3. High – information access is detailed and sensitive to an individual’s demographics, service information, and personal medical history (past/present medical conditions, specifics of medical diagnosis or tests, treatment plans, and family history).

All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of education, knowledge, skills and/or experience necessary to proficiently perform the job. This job description is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

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  • Location
    Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level