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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


Real-Time Diagnostics

(posted 7/13/2016)

Real Time Diagnostics, a PT/INR self-testing company, is seeking both a pharmacist (PharmD only) and nurse (LPN or RN) licensed in Florida to dose warfarin (Coumadin) over the phone.  Anticoagulation management experience required.  This is a part-time, work-from-home position and the hours are flexible between 8am-8pm.  If interested, please send resume to Nicole M. Simpson, Director of Clinical Services with Real Time Diagnostics at nsimpson@rtdlabs.com.


Anticoagulation Clinical Pharmacist, The Everett Clinic

(posted 5/11/16)

JOB SUMMARY: The Anticoagulation Clinical Pharmacist is responsible for developing, implementing, and managing programs that optimize the use of medications with expertise in the use of anticoagulants. The process is a dynamic one that ensures that medications are administered and prescribed in an appropriate, safe, and cost-effective manner. The scope of programs covers medications administered to TEC patients including interfacing with inpatient medication prescribing. The programs involve interaction with patients, physicians, nurses, and other health care providers to provide management, information and education about the use of drugs.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment.

•Obtain patients’ complete medical history and perform patient assessment to ensure proper and complete care of patient.
•Triage patient telephone calls and provides consultation.
•Interpret and post patient care tests and exam results.
•Maintain and review patient’s records, charts, and other pertinent information.
•Diagnose patient needs and determine a plan of care, with emphasis on anticoagulation issues.
•Perform diagnostic and/or therapeutic procedures as defined by scope of practice.
•Follow and assist in the development of Anticoagulation Clinic (ACC) protocols, process and standard work.
•Assist with managing acute and chronic anticoagulation management issues (i.e., hospital/SNF discharges, medication assessment, etc).
•Assess potential and actual hemorrhagic and thromboembolic events for patients.
•Assess risk vs. benefits of anticoagulation therapy based on individual patient factors.
•Provide for the treatment of the patient (and oversee the treatment provided by others) including appropriate prescriptive practice to achieve optimal clinical outcomes for the patient. Utilize advanced specialty knowledge to ensure that the care provided is appropriate, effective, timely, and cost efficient.
•Work providing direct patient care to patients in clinical areas as identified.
Work includes review of medication regimens, adjustment of medications based on protocol, recommendations of medication therapy to prescribers. Additional patient education and support is expected.
•Interview and advise patients regarding health and illness prevention, and recommend community resources.
•Instruct patient and family regarding medications and treatment instructions.
•Manage medical emergencies.
•Document clinical care in a timely manner. Code and bill accurately per established protocol and procedure. Ensure that records are detailed and complete, and comply with related standards and regulations.
•Communicate clinical information timely, accurately, thoroughly and appropriately to other providers of patient care.
•May collaborate with other care providers in the effective sharing of practice expertise.
•May participate in research and utilize evidence-based practice to promote quality patient care, protocol development, care process model development, and best practice standards for assigned patient population.
•Provides medication use management programs for TEC providers and staff.
•Conduct drug use evaluations or disease based audits (e.g. review prescribing against predetermined criteria).
•Conduct target drug programs or other interventional efforts designed to optimize the use of pharmaceuticals.
•Participate in providing drug use feedback to providers using available data (e.g. prescriber profiles, guideline and disease state management initiatives) and academic detailing.
•Participate and support guideline, pathway, and other disease management efforts as deemed appropriate.
•Conduct education for providers and staff regarding new drugs, new indications, counter-detailing of industry advertisement.

Professional Practice: Provider and staff development on guidelines, new drug therapies. Assist in pharmacy and clinic staff development process. Ongoing development of Excel and Access database skills. Assist in training pharmacy staff and interns. Provide clinical resource for patient assistance program. Review of prior authorization requests where appropriate.

Credentials: Pharmacist license essential. 
Education: Graduate from an accredited School of Pharmacy. Completion of American Society of Health Systems Pharmacists (ASHP) Accredited Residency required.

Experience: Must be able to show application of knowledge, skills and abilities outlined in Qualifications or 3-5 years clinical pharmacy experience in working face to face with physicians and health care providers. Anticoagulation experience required.

Certificate/License: Licensed by the Washington State Board of Pharmacy as a pharmacist.
Preferred Certified Anticoagulation Clinic Provider (CACP) or obtain within 12 months of starting employment.

For more information and to apply: http://www.everettclinic.com/work-everett-clinic#sthash.emLXrVnR.dpuf

ABOUT THE COMPANY: At The Everett Clinic, our purpose is simple—do the right thing—for our patients and each other. This philosophy allows us to recruit the best talent and enjoy a reputation as one of the most innovative and high quality healthcare providers in the country. 

Some say we are a medical group, but we like to think we're a large family. Our team cares about our patients and each other. We offer the best in quality care, advanced technologies and quality facilities.  

We are the largest medical group in the state with more than:
·         318,796 Patients in the North Puget Sound
·         381 Physicians
·         167Advanced Clinical Practitioners
·         40 Specialty Services
·         2,255 Employees