Fairview Health Services is looking for an Anticoagulation nurse to work out of our Kasota location in St. Paul, Mn. This position is approved for 48 hours every two weeks and is benefit eligible.
Provide ongoing monitoring of anticoagulation patients. Provide necessary education and support to patients and caregivers while performing ongoing case management. Monitor progress toward established goals to achieve optimal outcomes. Maintain complete, timely and accurate clinical documentation for each patient.
Provide initial and ongoing assessments of patient, including evaluation of drug therapies, medical conditions, diet and compliance.
Involve the patient and/or caregiver in developing and implementing the plan of care with specific goals under the direction of the physician.
Regularly re-assess and revise the plan of care as needed to meet the ongoing needs of the patient
Utilize the collaborative practice agreement to guide decisions to provide optimal patient care
Collect patient history and document appropriately
Provide monitoring of appropriate levels for anticoagulation patients.
Collect and document INR and other lab data from various lab sources
Integrate all current and prior information to make anticoagulation dosage adjustment decisions and determine follow-up timeframe consistent with patient risk assessment.
Communicate directly with patient or caregiver.
Communicate effectively with the patient, hospital home care, nursing homes, clinic personnel, pharmacies and physicians regarding care.
Triage telephone calls from patients and provide appropriate follow-up using established policy/procedure and standards of practice.
Coordinate communication with other service providers.
Provide education and learning opportunities to pharmacy students on rotation
Provide guidance, mentoring and supervision to students.
Utilize students productively while providing and educational experience
Graduate of an approved school of professional nursing.
One year RN experience
Current RN licensure in the State of Minnesota
BSN preferred, or equivalent in a health related field.
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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 10 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area.
Its broad continuum also includes 60 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership ...with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.