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Employment Opportunities

As part of the Anticoagulation Forum’s commitment to our 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

Baystate Medical Center - Clinical Pharmacy Coordinator for Ambulatory Anticoagulation

Responsibilities

Through the leadership of the BH Manager of Clinical Pharmacy Programs, this Baystate Health Pharmacy position is primarily responsible for the planning, development, and implementation of the Ambulatory Anticoagulation Program and Services for Baystate Health. This position will ensure the anticoagulation clinics and services at each community hospital and primary care practices migrate to one care standard across the health system. This work will be achieved through the leadership of pharmacists and staff working in the BH Anticoagulation Clinics, including the development of a training and education program and policies and procedures to support safe and standardized care across the practice sites.

The Clinical Pharmacy Coordinator for Anticoagulation will be expected to practice in the clinic sites across the system and will be expected to serve as a preceptor for pharmacy students and residents. The incumbent will also ensure the practice in the anticoagulation clinics meets regulatory compliance set forth by the Board of Pharmacy, Department of Public Health, the Joint Commission and other governing bodies as applicable. The coordinator will also lead quality assurance and improvement activities as needed.

The incumbent will perform other pharmacist, leadership and administrative duties as assigned; this includes on-call, inpatient pharmacy staffing (when necessary), and special projects. Conducts staff meetings, attends appropriate hospital committees and is able to react to (and embrace) change. Adheres to system and department compliance policies, and any and all applicable laws and regulations.

Qualifications

To qualify for an interview, the candidate must meet the following bulleted criteria:

  • Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) PLUS three years of anticoagulation practice (ambulatory practice preferred)
  • Certified Anticoagulation Care Provider (CACP) - preferred

All candidates must demonstrate successful project management and leadership.

Registered Pharmacist in the State of Massachusetts or eligible; PharmD; Good written, verbal communication and presentation skills; Ability to critically evaluate patient therapy and drug literature; Ability to establish collaborative relations with medical staff and other health care professionals; Teaching experience preferred; Board Certification with the Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties preferred.

Other Information

BMC Full-time (1.0 FTE) position; hours consist mainly of weekday day shifts with a rotating evening, weekend and holiday schedule.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Baystate Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce. Baystate Health recruits, hires, promotes and transfers qualified persons into all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or citizenship status, sex, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, disability, or military status. Baystate Health, in all its employment actions, also takes affirmative action to achieve prompt and full utilization at all levels and in all segments of the work force of minorities, women, Vietnam-era or disabled veterans, and disabled individuals.

Any questions about the position can be directed to:

Shawn Roggie, PharmD, MBA
BH Pharmacy Manager of Clinical Programs
Baystate Health
759 Chestnut St. Springfield, MA 01199
Telephone: 413-794-1194 Fax: 413-794-5966
Shawn.Roggie@baystatehealth.org

Anticoagulation LPN Opportunities Available

Are you a Licensed Practical Nurse interested in working at our Anticoagulation Clinic?  PeaceHealth may have the perfect opportunity for you in a beautiful Florence, OR.  While the primary area of the Anticoagulation Clinic Nursing, the Florence Clinic LPN offers a variety of department and patient care environments including:

  • Laboratory Collecting Specimens
  • Giving Injections, Immunization, EKGs, and Ear Lavages
  • Anticoagulation doing POCT INRs

We currently have two full-time positions available and can offer you: 

  • Growth potential.
  • Tuition reimbursement for those seeking to become RNs.
  • Competitive compensation and robust benefits package.
  • A caring and collaborative culture.
  • Strong leadership.

Where would this position be working?The town of Florence is located on the Oregon Coast at the mouth of the Siuslaw River. Florence is known for its breathtaking beaches, rolling sand dunes, numerous lakes with hiking trails and a picturesque historic downtown.

This position requires graduation from an accredited State Board of Nursing LPN program, current Oregon LPN license and a current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification upon date of hire.

Want to learn more? Visit jobs.peacehealth.org and search Req # ID 161197 or 162747.

For general recruitment questions, contact: recruitment@peacehealth.org (please note, this email does not accept resumes or applications).
EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state, or federal laws.

(posted 8/7/18)

Family Practice Nurse Practitioner for our Hemophilia Treatment Center

Position Summary:
The Massachusetts General Hemophilia and Thrombosis Treatment Center is hiring a Nurse Practitioner (NP) to assist in providing clinical services to both our pediatric and adult patients with hemophilia, von Willebrand’s disease and other rare bleeding and thrombotic disorders due to the growth of our new program. The HTC (Hemophilia Treatment Center) is a member of Region II, the Federal Region made up of all New England states, New Jersey, New York, and Puerto Rico. Our HTC follows more than 50 hemophilia patients ages newborn to adult and we are seeking a NP who can prescribe and care for both children and adults. The Nurse Practitioner in this position will work closely with the pediatric and adult hematologists who direct our HTC.  The HTC NP will report on all clinical and programmatic matters to the Medical Directors of the pediatric and adult practices of the Hemophilia and Thrombosis Treatment Center.  The HTC NP will report on nursing administrative matters to the Nurse Director/Manager from each practice.  The HTC NP position is a unique opportunity that combines working closely with our patients and families affected by coagulation disorders with some administrative and research responsibilities as described below.

Responsibilities:

  • Directs and provides clinical care for pediatric and adult patients of the MGH HTC consistent with MGH nursing policies, procedures and standards.
  • Attends Comprehensive adult/pediatric Hemophilia clinics (currently held once per month) during which he/she provides supportive services for the attending MDs, including patient education, prescriptions, and the development of treatment plans.
  • Triages telephone calls to MGH HTC, interviews patients, provides self-care instructions
  • Communicates with other medical / surgical / dental services and acts as a liaison between various areas of patient care to ensure continuity and to provide safe and effective delivery of care for the patients.
  • Provides support to Hematology physicians in all aspects of patient care.
  • In collaboration with the 340B Program Coordinator for our HTC, directs and coordinates resources for the delivery of care to the patients and families of the Massachusetts General HTC.
  • Collaborates with our Research Coordinator regarding projects of the American Thrombosis and Hemostasis Network (ATHN) to comply with our responsibilities with regard to the CDC and HRSA.
  • Assists with patient eligibility determination for active and new research studies of ATHN, our region, and local investigators of our HTC.
  • Supports and participates in clinical research efforts of the MGH HTC and in all aspects of clinical research protocols, including IRB submissions, renewals, consenting.
  • Position involves some professional travel to regional and national meetings.
  • The position initially will be three days per week, but is expected to grow to full time as our HTC grows.

Qualifications:
Current certification as a Nurse Practitioner by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center (ANCC), or by the National Certification Board of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and Nurses (NCBPNP/N).

Experience and knowledge in providing care to Hematology patients, including patients with bleeding and clotting disorders, in both in-patient and out-patient settings is strongly preferred.

Experience in clinical research is a plus.

Excellent communication skills.

Interested and qualified clinicians should forward:

  1. CV
  2. Statement of interest

to Dr Larissa Bornikova, EMAIL:  lbornikova@partners.org

(posted 8/7/18)

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Anticoagulation in Cooperstown, NY

Bassett Medical Center is seeking a Clinical Pharmacy Practitioner to join an established and nationally recognized clinical pharmacy team, and practice primarily in the area of Ambulatory Care – Anticoagulation Management Service.  The successful candidate will be a self-starter, able to promote desirable patient outcomes while actively engaged in direct-patient care with focus on promoting optimal health outcomes in to ambulatory anticoagulated patients within the Bassett Healthcare Network. 

The primary practice location is an interdisciplinary Anticoagulation Management Service for the outpatient care of patients on warfarin therapy, accepting referral from Internal Medicine, Cardiac Surgery, Cardiology and Hematology/Oncology Providers based in Cooperstown, New York.  The Bassett Healthcare AMS has been recognized many times over for our sustained level of quality care, including receipt of the IPRO Quality Award for sustained excellence and by the US Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration, for the Patient Safety and Clinical Pharmacy Services Collaborative Life Saving Patient Safety Award.

About Bassett Medical Center:
Bassett Medical Center, an Anticoagulation Center of Excellence, and affiliates is a partnership of diverse healthcare settings, including physicians, providers, hospitals and community health centers.  Services are provided in 8 counties (6 are considered Medically Underserved Areas), covering 5,000 square miles. The Bassett Medical Center, the foundation for this network, is a 180-bed, acute care inpatient teaching facility in Cooperstown.   The Bassett Clinic is located on the same campus as the hospital and provides outpatient primary and specialty care. Additionally, Bassett offers 24-hour emergency and trauma care, comprehensive cancer care and heart care, dialysis, and most medical and surgical specialties in Cooperstown. Bassett is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.

Minimum Requirements:
Education/Qualifications/Experience

  • Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from an ACPE-Accredited School of Pharmacy
  • Post-Doctoral Residency and/or Specialty Residency training in Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacy Practice, or the equivalent experience

Licensure/Certificates:

  • NY State Pharmacy license or eligibility for with intent of obtaining upon acceptance of position
  • Certification in (or intent to obtain upon acceptance of position) any pharmaceutical sub-specialties (CACP, BCPS, BCACP)

Skills:

  • Ability to conduct in- and outpatient consultations in clinical pharmacy services
  • Ability to exercise sound clinical judgment for various therapeutic agents in patients with varied disease states, with special focus on anticoagulation therapy
  • Ability to implement and maintain a clinically focused research program
  • Good interpersonal skills, with ability to communicate effectively orally and via print with patients and colleagues
  • Maintain current evidence-based knowledge in the general and select areas of clinical practice, while promoting drug safety and efficacy to the patient population at hand
  • Good computer utilization and ability to adapt to a variety of electronic medical systems
  • Ability to handle frequent interruptions and adapt to changes in workload and work schedule
  • Ability to multi-task effectively in a rapidly changing environment

To apply please contact:

Kelly M. Rudd, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS, CACP
Director, Network Pharmacy Operations
Pharmacy Specialist, Anticoagulation
Bassett Medical Center
Cooperstown, New York
Phone: 607-547-3637
e-mail: kelly.rudd@bassett.org

(posted 8/7/18)

Maine Medical Center, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist-Anticoagulation/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:
    PharmD 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)

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 has a need for a full-time Family 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, treatment, and patient education. Working with a team of 3 other NPs, you will work at our clinics in Medford and Grants Pass, Oregon. Shifts are 10 hours/day, 4 days/week. Additional shifts will be available if desired.

We are offering:

  • Annual Base compensation of $120,000
  • Relocation assistance of $10,000
  • CME allowance of $3,000
  • Excellent benefits including major medical, dental, vision and retirement

Experience: Must have experience providing care for clients requiring anticoagulation therapy using Coumadin, and administering Coumadin according to current evidence-based standards of practice. Experience in Coumadin therapy patient education is required. 1-2 years experience of independent practice as a Family Nurse Practitioner is preferred.

For more information please email your CV to: Stephanie Lash, Asante Provider Recruiter, stephanie.lash@asante.org or call 541-789-2323

Anti-Coagulation APC-Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Wenatchee

Join our professional team of specialized anticoagulation providers including Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants and Pharmacists 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. 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. Providers will help to facilitate the QA program, staff training, policies and procedure 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 procedure 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.)

Who We Are:
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. We are dedicated to improving our patients’ health by providing 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. We are dedicated to improving our patients’ health by providing safe, high – quality care in a compassionate and cost – effective manner, Our Vision: To become the highest value rural healthcare system in the nation that improves health, quality of life, and is a source of pride to those who work here.

To Apply:
To apply, or receive more information please go to www.confluencehealth.org/careers.
To speak with a recruiter please call 509-436-6813 or email debbie.tornabene@confluencehealth.org.