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NURSE CLINICIAN, SOM

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NURSE CLINICIAN, SOM
Medicine - Gastroenterology

The primary role will be to perform routine administrative and patient care support duties, to assist the supervising Transplant Hepatology physician(s) in the triage and/or treatment of patients, and ensure that the Hepatology Division and supervising Hepatology physician's clinical service runs smoothly.

Job Responsibilities:

• Provide nursing triage, assessment and education to patients via telephone interactions and secure messaging. Plan, provide and document evidence based professional nursing care utilizing the nursing process, in accordance with provider orders and established GI, DUHS and PDC policies and procedures, under the supervision of the nurse manager and assigned providers. Patient management includes medication management, prior authorizations, care coordination and scheduling.

• Answer or return telephone calls regarding patient questions. This may include calling patients regarding clinic/procedure scheduling and education; Answer or return telephone calls from referring physician practices

• Explain any preparation guidelines for procedures that the patient may be undergoing (pre-procedure calls) for endoscopy or liver biopsies • Work with medical team to manage laboratory results and medication adjustments for patients with volume overload, on chronic immunosuppression, etc. Education of patients regarding dosing adjustments, Maestro documentation and planning for next laboratory assessment will be routinely performed.

• Promote patient/family understanding of the education content and his/her involvement in the plan of care, and document inpatient record

• Authorize drug refills as directed, and electronically prescribe or telephone/fax prescriptions to a pharmacy; Complete insurance forms and assist with billing information (medical authorizations)

• Work with GI scheduling HUB regarding appointments, and arrange for hospital admission, as needed

• Work with Transplant Hepatology office staff to improve quality and efficiency of patient care in Transplant Hepatology. Delegate tasks and supervise the activities of unlicensed care providers (schedulers, Medical Assistants and Staff Assistants)

• Provider cross coverage to team members to facilitate patient care.

• Assist with the collection of outside images and liver biopsy materials for interpretation at DUMC

• Attend off-site outreach clinics with attending physicians to provide nursing support for patient encounters

• Participate in entity level performance improvement activities, work culture events, continuing education and meetings

• Perform other clinical functions commensurate with skill and training as instructed and supervised by the physician.

The above is the general nature and level of work to be performed.

This is not to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.

Requisition Number
401470573

Location
Durham

Duke Entity
MEDICAL CENTER

Job Code
1252 NURSE CLINICIAN, SOM

Job Family Level
71

Exempt/Non-Exempt
Exempt

Full Time / Part Time
FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary
Regular

Shift
First/Day

Minimum Qualifications
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging.

Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Education

BSN required

Experience

3 years of nursing experience required. Current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina required. BLS required.

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103848BR

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

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Posted: 11/4/2018
Application Due: 1/3/2019
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