Technology Research Specialist

Location
Virginia Beach, VA
Posted
Jun 16, 2017
Closes
Jul 18, 2017
Function
Analyst, Research
Industry
Healthcare, Research
Hours
Full Time
Job Description: Responsible for ongoing identification and research of medically evidence-based clinical technologies that form the basis for clinical decision-making, medical policy and benefit development and determination in Optima Health. The Technology Research Specialist will maintain the database of clinical criteria, insure technology and policy reviews are updated on an annual and ongoing basis to meet Federal, State and Accreditation Standards. The Technology Specialist will be familiar with the Healthcare Industry¿s changing National Guidelines, new medical treatments and devices, and will compile information for the Optima Medical Director Leadership Committee (MDLC) related to clinical indications and use of the technology, alternative technologies that address these same indications, clinical outcomes expected given the use of the technology, will perform a clinical literature search, obtain legal and regulatory status of the technology, review Federal, State and local coverage determinations, and identify current coverage policies and procedures.

Education Level
Bachelor's Level Degree - NURSING

Experience
Required: Education - 3 years, Managed Care - 3 years

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

License
Required: Registered Nurse

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Skills
Required:

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Other
Bachelor's degree must be in Nursing or a Bachelor's prepared Licensed Behavioral Health Clinician.