Provide direct, independent, specialized nursing care -- including counseling and education -- to patients with bleeding; and clotting disorders;
Administer medications and infusions;
Perform nursing assessments;
Interview patients and triage telephone calls according to patients' health care needs;
Serve as a patient advocate;
Provide complex instruction and counseling to patients and their families;
Develop plans of care and evaluate their effectiveness;
Assist in coordination of access to care, outreach, and research and surveillance projects;
Participate in outreach and telemedicine clinics;
Domestic travel, occasionally outside normal business hours;
Other duties as assigned by the Center for Bleeding and Clotting Disorders directors and nurse manager.
Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills
Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four year college degree program in Nursing; one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in Nursing; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The position also requires possession of a current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Michigan. May require a Bachelor's degree in Nursing and/or work experience in a particular area of nursing or health care.
Three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in nursing;
Knowledge of coagulation disorders, including hemophilia, VWD, platelet disorders, and thrombophilia;
Experience with Electronic Medical Records (EMR) systems;
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite;
Good communication skills;
Attention to detail;
Working knowledge of, and experience using specialized databases, including HRSA;
Experience shipping biological materials;
Required Application Materials
Cover Letter & Resume
Description of End Date
This position is an off-date position funded for one year from the date of hire with possible extension contingent upon funding renewal.
Summary of Health Risks
Exposure to blood, serum, tissue and other bodily fluids; and materials covered under Universal Precautions.
TB risk or work within 3 feet of human patients in a health care setting or having potential exposure to animals or to specimens with Mycobacterium.
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