Minnesota Nurses Association
345 Randolph Avenue #200, St. Paul, MN  55102
Fax: 651-695-7000  Web: www.mnnurses.org


Nursing Practice and Regulatory Affairs Specialist

Based in St. Paul, MN (National Search)

POSITION TITLE:    Nursing Practice and Regulatory Affairs Specialist
   Director of Governmental and Community Relations
AVAILABLE:   Immediately

Duties include but are not limited to, monitoring trends in nursing practice; research with emphasis on nursing and health policy development; technical interpretation/analysis and assessment of government agency regulations for potential impact on nursing and health care; monitoring of governmental agencies; attendance as MNA representative at designated meetings of relevant state and federal agencies, boards, and commissions; act as resource to MNA members and staff on nursing, regulatory, and health policy issues; assist with development of MNA response to various healthcare related legislative issues; ability to articulate, defend and advance our positions to elected officials, governmental agencies, membership and the public; lead member groups including the MNA Nursing Practice and Education Commission and MNA Health and Safety Committee; and preparation of reports to staff and membership on regulatory issues and activities.

Education: Registered Nurse required. Master’s Degree or higher in nursing, law or education required. Equivalent experience in nursing practice may be accepted.

Experience:  Must have working knowledge of the Minnesota Nurse Practice Act, Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act, Minnesota nursing and labor laws, Medicare, Medicaid, Magnet Status requirements and regulations.  Must have experience or knowledge of the following agencies and organizations: Minnesota Department of Health, Department of Human Services, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Board of Nursing, Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, Office of Civil Rights healthcare regulations and complaint reporting process.

Skills Required:
Technical writing, public speaking, research and critical thinking.

Salary: Per MNASO Local 1, Unit 2 Contract Agreement.  MNA is an EEO/AA employer.

Contact: Send cover letter and resume to Cynthia Campos, Human Resources Manager, at Cynthia.Campos@mnnurses.org.

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