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Park Nicollet Health Services

Title:  Nurse Clinician

Department:  Anticoagulation Clinic

Location:  Park Nicollet Clinic--Creekside, St. Louis Park

Schedule: Varies

Standard Hours Per Two Week Pay Period: 80

Experience: 3+ years

Company Overview: Park Nicollet Health Services is a nonprofit, integrated health care system located in St. Louis Park, Minn., with more than 8,200 employees, including more than 1,000 Park Nicollet physicians on staff.

Position Summary:

Provides direct nursing care to patients within the specialty area involving advanced assessment, planning, implementation, intervention and evaluation skills. Administers high quality patient care within scope of practice and standards.

Education/Experience: Baccalaureate degree in nursing preferred; Associate degree in nursing will be considered if currently enrolled in or willing to matriculate to a Baccalaureate degree program in nursing. The candidate must also have successfully completed a formal training program or equivalent approved job preparation to qualify for certification (if available) in the specialty area of nursing. A minimum of 3 years of nursing experience in the specialty area of clinical practice are also required with either degree.

Special Knowledge/Skills/Certifications/Licenses: Strong clinical and human relations skills. Certification in the clinical specialty (if available) or in Ambulatory Care Nursing is required within two years of hire. Demonstrates knowledge of age-related growth and development principles necessary to provide appropriate service and insure safety of patients. Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing, and maintain standards of clinical skills and professional ethics established by the Nurse Practice Act and PNHS. The incumbent must maintain a current state certified registered nurse’s licensure and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification. Basic keyboarding skills preferred.

 

Additional Information:

The trained Nurse Clinician communicates to patients their INR result and provides dosing, per protocols, via telephone. The training for this position is completed upon hire and is comprehensive.  Advanced degrees or certifications are not needed.  This role does not include in-person patient contact as the work is telephone/computer based.  When trained, the Nurse Clinician utilizes dosing protocols for oral and injectable anticoagulants.  The Nurse Clinician triages patients via telephone and provides communication to ordering clinician as needed. The ideal candidate must be able to make independent decisions while participating in a team environment.  This position is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Registered Nurse to advance their nursing skills. 

 

For more information, please contact: Brittney.mesenbrink@parknicollet.com

Apply Here: http://www.parknicollet.com/Careers/Job-Search

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

Job Title: Anticoagulation Clinic Pharmacist

Job Location: Georgia Regents Medical Center, Augusta, GA

Description of Organization:Georgia Regents Medical Center is a world-class health care network, offering the most comprehensive primary, specialty and subspecialty care in the region.  Georgia Regents Medical Center provides skilled and compassionate care to its patients, conducts leading-edge clinical research, and facilitates education and training of future health care practitioners.

 Georgia Regents Medical Center is a not-for-profit corporation that manages the clinical operations of Georgia Regents University, including the 478-bed Medical Center, the 154-bed Children’s Hospital of Georgia, the Critical Care Center, and the Medical Office Building with more than 80 outpatient practice sites in one convenient location.  The health system also consists of a variety of clinics and practice sites in the surrounding area including the Sports Medicine Center and Georgia Regents University Cancer Center.

 The Georgia Regents Anticoagulation Clinic is open Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 5:00pm.  It serves over 550 patients and averages 623 patient visits per month.  The percentage of patient’s time within therapeutic range consistently exceeds the national average.

  Job Classification

Job Type: Pharmacist

Schedule: Full time – Day (typical hours between 8:30 am and 5:00 pm)

Job Category: Clinical Specialist – Ambulatory

 Job Description

The clinical pharmacist will provide direct patient care to patients referred to the pharmacist-run anticoagulation clinic at Georgia Regents Medical Center.  The pharmacist will:

  • oversee operations and patient care provided at the anticoagulation clinic\
  • see patients by appointment and provide ongoing anticoagulation management consistent with evidenced-based practice guidelines
  • initiate, adjust, monitor and recommend or make changes to anticoagulation drug under an institutional protocol
  • identify, correct, and prevent medication-related problems
  • provide patient education related to lifestyle modifications, disease state management, adverse drug reactions, and medication compliance
  • maintain professional and consistent documentation of all interactions with patients and referring providers
  • identify barriers to adherence, including financial problems, and refer to appropriate channels for assistance
  • perform routine pharmacy audits, update and maintain current collaborative agreement protocols and develop new protocols
  • serve as a drug information resource and clinical expert in the area of anticoagulation, providing education to providers and ancillary staff
  • serve as a preceptor for the ambulatory anticoagulation clinical practice site for students from the University of Georgia School of Pharmacy and residents at Georgia Regents Medical Center


Job Requirements

Education: Qualified candidates must be graduates of an accredited school of Pharmacy, with either a BS or PharmD, and licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of Georgia.

Training/Experience: The designation of Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS) and completion of a PGY1 residency or an equivalent level of experience is strongly preferred.  Completion of a specialty residency training program in ambulatory care, experience in ambulatory care and/or an anticoagulation practice setting, and certification/credentialing in anticoagulation management is preferred.

 Anticipated Hire Date: May 2014

 Contact Information

Samm Anderegg, Pharm.D., MS, BCPS
Pharmacy Manager, Oncology Service Line
Georgia Regents University Cancer Center
1411 Laney Walker Blvd., AN-2602
Augusta, GA 30912

Office: (706) 721-0661  Cell: (319) 512-9664    E-mail: sanderegg@gru.edu

 

Anti-Coagulation Clinic

Confluene Health in North Central WA is seeking 2 APCs to provide anticoagulation management in growing hospital-based outpatient anticoagulation clinic. The ACC services include point of care INR testing, warfarin induction, patient education, patient assessment, risk assessment, maintenance dosing, perioperative anticoagulation management, outpatient DVT treatment, and DVT prophylaxis. Consultation with primary care physician and communication with MD specialists, pharmacists and other care services is important to providing quality management of anticoagulants. Background in cardiology, oncology, and/or internal medicine preferred. Anti-coag background desired but not required, we’ll train in specialty.

 Confluence Health is a comprehensive and collegial multi-specialty where Advance Practice Clinicians are supported and respected. We're paperless with an electronic medical record that earned "Best Practice" in a recent national physician satisfaction survey.

 Advanced practice clinicians work in collaborative relationships with their physician colleagues, and enjoy practice amenities of a dedicated nursing staff, computerized medical records, malpractice coverage and funds for continuing medical education. APC salaries are typically production-driven, with averages that are enviable within the region. 

Confluence Health was formed in 2013 as an affiliation between Wenatchee Valley Medical Center and Central Washington Hospital, creating an integrated rural healthcare delivery system with two hospitals, multi-specialty care in 30+ service lines, and primary care in 10 communities across North Central Washington. Over 225 physicians and 100 advanced practice clinicians serve an area of approximately 12,000 square miles, covering nearly every corner of this region through specialty outreach.

We are located in the heart of Washington state where we enjoy four distinct seasons amongst open skies, snow-capped mountains, lakes and rivers.  We are the proud home of orchards, vineyards and small communities.

 Send CV: JoinUS@wvmedical.com

Learn more at www.wvmedical.com

 

EMORY HEALTHCARE

ANTICOAGULATION MANAGEMENT SERVICES

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB TITLE: Chief Nurse Practitioner

SCHEDULE: Full-Time

SHIFT: Days

HOURS: 7:30 – 4:30 5 DAYS/WEEK

SUPERVISOR: Mary C. Sparks, Director of Operations, Internal Medicine

 JOB DESCRIPTION:

 Provides oversight, leadership and technical expertise in the daily management of medical services to patients.

  1. Ensures that the appropriate treatment of care is provided through the collection and documentation of patient data, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, laboratory studies scheduling and professional consultations. May assist physician practice in conducting clinical research projects.
  2. Assesses, evaluates and educate patients new to warfarin therapy
  3. Monitors responses to treatment plans and changes in health status
  4. Links patients with available resources to assist in decreasing rate of complications
  5. Evaluates current medications/prescriptions and their efficacy, adjusting as needed
  6. Educates staff on clinical issues affecting patient care

 

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Education: Masters in Nursing Required.

2 years of Management Experience Required.

Previous Anticoagulation experience Required.

Licensure: Nurse Practitioner - Georgia.

Certifications: American Heart Association - CPR for healthcare provider.

Computer Proficiency: Knowledge of basic keyboarding and computer functions.

Anticoagulation certification within 18 months of employment.

 

Please forward all resumes to:

Latoya Drummond, MHR

Recruitment Coordinator - TEC

1365 Clifton Rd, NE, Building A-5th Floor

Atlanta, Georgia 30322

Latoya Drummond, MHR

Recruitment Coordinator - TEC

Ph:   404-712-4901

Fax: 404-778-4864