Nurse Clinician I

Location
East Lansing MI
Posted
Jul 19, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Nursing
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Summary

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.

Desired Qualifications

  • 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

Work Hours

STANDARD 8-5

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.