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As part of the Anticoagulation Forum’s commitment to its membership to provide a community of professionals in the field of anticoagulant therapy, we are happy to post job openings for relevant positions. Listings will be posted for three months unless notified by the submitting organization that the position has been filled. Please forward them to info@acforum.org

 

Maine Medical Center, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist-Anticoaguation/Thrombosis, Portland, ME

A clinical pharmacy specialist position focused on providing high quality patient care, education and research in anticoagulation and thrombosis services. This position will be dedicated to the direct patient care, education and research needs of the Maine Medical Center and Maine Medical Partners. 

  • Some core functions are as follows:
    • Work collaboratively as part of interdisciplinary team to enhance the quality of anticoagulation use through the promotion and development of stewardship programs focused on improved drug selection, safe medication use, and reduced drug expenditures.
    • Partner with other healthcare professionals to develop evidence-based clinical pathways, conduct anticoagulation utilization reviews, and identify opportunities to optimize use for a diverse patient population.
    • Generate and analyze process and outcome measures for use in assessing anticoagulation related patient outcomes and report impact of stewardship programs.
    • Demonstrate ongoing professional development including keeping abreast of current professional literature and how it relates to clinical, financial and safety outcomes, and a commitment to conducting anticoagulation related research.
    • Communicate directly with patients and their families on all aspects related to anticoagulation therapy promoting high levels of knowledge, engagement, and adherence.
    • Provide education to other healthcare professionals to enhance clinical competency on topics related to anticoagulation medication therapy.

Candidate qualifications:
• Pharm.D. from an accredited College of Pharmacy and pharmacist licensure eligibility to practice in the State of Maine.
• PGY1 Pharmacy residency required.
• Candidates with specialized PGY2 training strongly preferred; candidates with 3-5 years relevant anticoagulation experience may be considered.

About Maine Medical Center:
At Maine Medical Center, a premier academic medical center affiliated with Tufts University and the leading tertiary care center in Maine, we are working towards the day when diseases are preventable, outcomes are always positive, and the highest quality healthcare is available to all. As a member of the MaineHealth system, we work together with other leading, high-quality providers and healthcare organizations so that our communities are the healthiest in America.

Portland, Maine, home to 250,000 people in the metro area, is a lovely and diverse New England coastal city offering an historic waterfront area, multi-season recreational opportunities and a wealth of cultural activities. Named "America's Most Livable City" by Forbes.com, Portland is a great place to work and live, and joining us at MMC is a great way to help you do both. Find out more about Maine Medical Center by visiting our website at www.mmc.org

For more information and to apply, go to: http://www.careersatmainehealth.org/job/7315300/clinical-pharmacy-specialist-anti-coagulation-portland-me/

posted 5/28/2017
 

 

Siemens Healthcare, Coagulation Specialist, Norwood MA

Development scientist will serve as a recognized leader and authority in coagulation, preferably Point of Care. The scientist will contribute knowledge and expertise so that decisions that have a major impact on current product improvement/development activities can be made. The scientist must employ a broad knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures in coagulation to plan, coordinate, and conduct research. They should be considered a knowledgeable expert on the coagulation testing process. They should have a complete understanding of the principles of the assay and/or instrument as well as hands-on knowledge and skills in performing assigned assays.

Responsibilities:
▪ Comprehensive medical laboratory knowledge base with emphasis in hemostasis/coagulation.
▪ Extensive lab work designing and executing experiments, and analyzing resultant data.
▪ Proficient in laboratory blood coagulation studies.
▪ Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to function in a team environment are essential
▪ Good Oral communication skills are required
▪ Considered knowledgeable expert on the coagulation testing process. Acquires a complete understanding of the principles of the assay and/or instrument and hands-on knowledge and skills in performing assigned assays.
▪ Be responsible for multiple verification and validation processes starting with writing of protocols and standard operating procedures relating to coagulation IVD products, data analysis and report writing. Be responsible for data collection, management, integrity, completeness, accuracy, and analysis for preparation of FDA submission

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:
Develops and guides the testing or investigations pertaining to the development of very complex new designs, methods, materials, or processes and investigates possible application of results. Analyzes, evaluates, and plans very complex methods of approach, and organizes means to achieve the solution to problems. Interprets and evaluates test data and results of very complex investigation and develops appropriate recommendations. Develops reports, charts, graphs, and other documents and makes recommendations to senior staff. Develops the design of a variety of very complex products, processes, and components. Reviews and approves related inputs such as very complex drawings and specifications prepared by technical support personnel. Coordinates with engineering support to arrange for the production of very complex experimental runs or for the construction of experimental models and special test equipment.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:
▪ Seeking MS or PhD scientist with at least 3 yrs background designing, developing, and validating blood assays that test: whole blood clotting time,
▪ 5-10 yrs of experience with strong hemostasis/coagulation experience.
▪ Experience with Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel and Word
▪ Adherence to ISO and safety standards is expected
▪ Knowledge of Design for Six Sigma and Lean Methodology desire

To apply, contact Erika Moccia, Erika.moccia@siemens.com.
(posted 5/8/17)
 

Ambulatory Care Pharmacist, Kingman, Arizona
Kingman Regional Medical Center is looking for an ambulatory care specialist to join the Disease Management Clinic (DMC) team. The DMC is a pharmacist run clinic providing disease state medication management services through a Collaborative Practice Agreement with our community practitioners.

The pharmacist will focus on anticoagulation management as part of expanded services within the DMC. Responsibilities will include providing direct patient care, assisting with implementation of DAWN AC Anticoagulation Management software, and participating in continuous improvement of protocols.

The pharmacist also will also be provided with opportunities that include:

  • Serving as a preceptor for APPE students and PGY1 residents
  • Completing a teaching certificate or other identified learning opportunities
  • Presenting to the community through KRMC’s healthcare topic seminar series
  • Participating in Diabetes Self-Management Education classes and Cardiac Rehab classes

About our medical center

As the largest healthcare provider in northwest Arizona, KRMC offers a full range of services to meet the health and wellness needs of our vibrant growing community. From sophisticated medical imaging and diagnostic capabilities to advanced treatments in cardiac care, wound care, and cancer, to progressive rehabilitation and pain management therapies; we are unique among medical centers in similar-size communities.

KRMC has the distinction of being among the first members of the Mayo Clinic Care Network.  With this membership, our healthcare providers have direct access to Mayo Clinic medical expertise and research. This relationship enables us to address more types of medical conditions at a local level— providing our community further options for receiving quality care close to home.

About our community

Located in the scenic high desert of northwest Arizona, Kingman has beautiful year-round weather with easy access to mountain sports and water recreation. Ideally located less than two hours south of Las Vegas, we are also only a few hours’ drive to professional sporting events and shopping in Phoenix or to the beaches of southern California. Kingman serves as the county seat of Mohave County— one of Arizona's fastest growing areas. Our service area population is over 70,000 with a draw area of over 200,000.

For more information about our hospital and community, go to http://bit.do/KRMCProfile.

To learn more about our Disease Management Clinic, go to https://www.azkrmc.com/disease-management/.

To apply for this position, please click on the “Careers” tab at www.azkrmc.com or email your resume to Rob Rennells, Recruiting Supervisor at rrennells@azkrmc.com

(posted 4/2017)

 
Coumadin Clinic Nurse Practitioner in Beautiful Southern Oregon
Asante Healthcare (asante.org) has a need for a part-time (.5) Nurse Practitioner in our Coumadin Clinic. The Nurse Practitioner for the Coumadin Clinic provides professional health services through providing anticoagulation assessments on patients that are taking Coumadin or Warfarin, including a review of symptoms. Working with a team of 3 other NPs, you will work at our clinic in the Grants Pass, Oregon area.

Asante has been named a Top 15 Health System in the nation for 4 years in a row by Truven Health Analytics!

Opportunity Highlights:

- Base salary of $60,000 per year

- Relocation assistance

- $1,500 annual CME allowance

- Comprehensive health, dental, vision & retirement benefits

Experience: Must have experience providing care for clients requiring anticoagulation therapy using Coumadin, administering Coumadin according to current evidence-based standards of practice. Experience in Coumadin therapy patient education is preferred. 1-2 years experience of independent practice as a Nurse Practitioner is preferred, but new grads with anti-coagulation experience as an RN are acceptable.

Asante is located in the picturesque Rogue Valley. Nestled between the Cascade and Siskiyou Mountains, Southern Oregon is in the "rain shadow" of the mountains and avoids much of the Pacific Northwest moisture. Our temperate four-season climate offers warm summers, mild winters, beautiful springs, and exquisite autumns.

If you love to be outside, there is no better place than Southern Oregon! Activities such as hiking, biking, skiing, rafting, fishing, and camping are abundant. Attend world-class theater at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, spend the day touring the many wineries, or take a day trip to Redwood National Park or Crater Lake. Drive to the beautiful Pacific Coast in 2 hours or fly to San Francisco or Portland in just 1 hour.

If interested please email your CV to: Stephanie Lash, Asante Provider Recruiter, stephanie.lash@asante.org

 
Anti-Coagulation APC-Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant
Wenatchee

Confluence Health is seeking an Anti-Coagulation APC or Nurse Practitioner to provide comprehensive outpatient anticoagulation care throughout North Central Washington. The provider will see both new and established patients within the 10 clinic locations via in-person, face-to-face or televideo communications. The Anti- Coagulation APC or Nurse Practitioner will support and facilitate the clinical management of anticoagulation including: patient assessment, dosing adjustments, peri-procedure management, patient and family education and communications with other staff and physicians as an integrated member of the healthcare team.

  • Help to facilitate the QA program, staff training, policies and procedures and overall operations with the ACC.
  • Must have outstanding communication skills and ability to maintain accurate and complete patient records in compliance with organizational policy and perform procedures within the scope of expertise, protocols and available equipment.
  • Qualified applicants will have appropriate certification and the ability to obtain an active license in Washington State.
  • Potential candidates will be expected to obtain CACP certification within 6 months of eligibility (within first year of employment).

About the Organization

Confluence Health is an integrated healthcare delivery system that includes two hospitals and more than 40 medical specialties and primary care practices, providing comprehensive medical care in North Central Washington. With over 270 physicians and 150 advanced practice clinicians, our goal is to deliver high-quality, safe, compassionate, and cost-effective care close to home. Staying on the leading edge of healthcare innovation is important, so we invest in technology—to provide better care for our patients and allow our providers to operate at the highest level. When you join one of Confluence’s rural practices, you enjoy the strength of a world-class healthcare system, in an environment and lifestyle that’s rich with opportunity.

Location

This position is located in Wenatchee, WA where the Cascade Mountains meet the Columbia River. We enjoy over 300 days of sunshine with breathtaking landscapes, four distinct seasons and moderate winters.

Cycling, mountain biking, rafting, rock climbing, fishing, golfing, kayaking and so much more are right outside our door!
 

Lifestyle

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(posted 3/2017)