REGISTERED NURSE- (Cardiovascular Center- Anticoagulation Clinic)

Michigan Medicine - Ann Arbor, MI4.2


Patient Care:
To provide comprehensive tele-management nursing care to the broad patient population requiring anticoagulation therapy; to assess and meet the education needs of a specific patient population.
Counsel patients / significant others knowledgeably and consistently regarding biosocial alternation and their responses to them in regard to the use of Coumadin/Warfarin.
Provide telephone counseling / triage for patients/significant others as indicated.

Interdisciplinary Patient Care:
Serve as a consultant to nursing personnel, and other health care professionals.
Function as a resource to insure continuity of care

Collaborate with others, as needed, to assess and meet educational needs of colleagues.

Research/Quality Assurance:
i.e. Initiate and/or participate in data collection and assist in analysis of research project related to patients as indicated.

Professional Development:
i.e. Attend appropriate continuing education, staff development programs.
Nursing Specific Info

Salary & Nursing Framework Level:
This UMPNC RN posting is posted as Nursing Framework LEVEL C.
Actual Nursing Framework LEVEL and salary will be determined at time of hire.
Nursing Framework levels range from Level A to Level E.

Required qualifications must be met by the candidate in order to be interviewed and considered for the position.
Posting may be filled after the initial 5-day posting period. Applicants who have left the UMPNC bargaining unit must include on their resume dates of past employment including months and years of service along with effort. Positions less than 20 hours/week may be combined.

If you have questions regarding this posting or would like assistance with nursing opportunities please contact Nurse Recruitment at (734) 936-5183.

Required Qualifications*
Current licensure to practice nursing in the state of Michigan.
Minimum of three years of nursing experience in cardiology.
Experience in assessing, treating, and evaluating patient’s response to IV and oral anticoagulation therapy.
Demonstrated knowledge of current medical, interventional and pharmaceutical treatment modalities of patients requiring anticoagulation therapy.
Demonstrated understanding of complex medication, food, electrolyte and other adverse interactions with anticoagulation typically given to the adult patient.
Demonstrated excellent verbal, written and computer communication skills in MiChart, Outlook and Microsoft Word/Excel.
Excellent keyboarding and computer navigation skills are required.
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and effectively with a multidisciplinary team is required.
A commitment to Service Excellence and patient and family centered care (PFCC).
Experience coaching and advocating for non-compliant patients.
NOTE: Required qualifications must be met by the candidate in order to be interviewed and considered for the position.

RESUME REQUIRED (for both internal & external applicants):
You must attach a complete and accurate resume to be fully considered for this position.

Desired Qualifications*
Bachelors of Science in Nursing desired.
A positive, can do attitude and a dedication to teamwork.
Recent experience in an ambulatory setting with phone triage and/or telephone patient management skills.
Recent experience working with Aspect.
Previous experience in assessing, evaluating and treating patients with cardiac and valvular heart disease, valve replacement, deep vein thrombosis, atrial fibrillation, etc.
Demonstrated knowledge of adult cardiac physiology.
Previous experience using clinical protocols to make decisions for adult patients.
Previous experience in developing evidence based clinical protocols.

Work Schedule
Hours: 40 hours per week
Shift/ Days/ Hours: Day Shift
Location: Dominos Farms-Lobby A - Anti-Coagulation Service
Additional Information
We, the staff and faculty of the U-M Cardiovascular Center (CVC) team, are committed to advancing medicine and serving humanity through living and teaching our core values of Respect and Compassion; Collaboration; Innovation; and Commitment to Excellence.

Each CVC employee is expected to understand and demonstrate that in every interaction we represent our entire organization in the care we provide and in the courtesies we extend to patients, families, and each respective team member.
The CVC is dedicated to partnering with patients and families to deliver the safest and highest quality of health care. Applicants are expected to review the following PowerPoint presentation which provides an overview of the Cardiovascular Centers philosophy and culture:

Union Affiliation
This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Michigan Nurses Association and the U-M Professional Nurse Council union, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.

Background Screening
Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Mission Statement
Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Selection Process
Michigan Medicine seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan and to maintain the excellence of the University. We welcome applications from anyone who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching, and clinical mission, including women, members of minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. The Department of Nursing, like the University of Michigan as a whole, is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons and will not discriminate against any individual because of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, height, weight, or veteran status.

U-M EEO/AA Statement
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.