Nurse Clinician I
The successful candidate will:
- 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.