Registered Nurse - Ambulatory - Medication Therapy Management / Pharmacy - Full Time/80pp - Days - Allegiance Health - Jackson, MI

2112183 Requisition #

Under general supervision of the Ambulatory Anticoagulation Clinic Manager, the RN- Ambulatory I performs the day-to-day comprehensive, patient-oriented ambulatory anticoagulation services provided on his/her shift. This individual is responsible for the assessment of patients, evaluation/adjustment of anticoagulation/antithrombotic therapy per protocol and interpretation of laboratory results as they are related to anticoagulants/antithrombotics. This individual assists the Manager in identifying problems, which exist in his/her assigned area of practice and cooperates in the resolution of these problems. The RN-Ambulatory I demonstrates clinical competence and engages in patient teaching.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Identifies and monitors the anticoagulation needs of the patients.

2. Appropriately counsels patients regarding the proper use of their anticoagulant/antithrombotic medications.

3. Demonstrates ability to effectively manage anticoagulation/antithrombotic therapies.

4. Performs assessment of health habits, safety issues, availability of support systems, family network and coping mechanisms.

5. Performs functions/tasks determined as necessary or delegated by physician or physician extender.

6. Assesses patient complaints, and advises patients according to established protocols.

7. Utilizes prepared materials to teach patients, according to established protocols.

8. Demonstrates competence in technical aspects of PT/INR testing and obtaining other indicated laboratory samples.

9. Demonstrates competence in maintaining a safe environment for staff and patients.

10. Maintains the complete anticoagulation record in the electronic medical record (EPIC). Demonstrates competence in appropriate documentation.

11. Actively seeks to establish/maintain positive working relationships with staff, physicians and management.

12. Provides orientation and training to new staff in regard to anticoagulation management and proper documentation.

13. Contributes to ongoing improvement, cost control and quality measures.

14. Participates in professional development activities.

15. Attends required meetings and serves on designated committees as requested.

Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN)
Enrollment in a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program within 3 years of hire
Completion of a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) within 5 years of hire 
Effective written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
Ability to problem-solve
Critical thinking skills and judgment necessary to assign and direct others in the delivery of patient care

Current Michigan Nursing license

​​​​​​​Bachelors Degree in Nursing (BSN)
Professional Certifications to support a culture of nursing excellence


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       $6 billion integrated health system comprised of six hospitals, a health plan, and 250+ sites

       including medical centers, walk-in and urgent care clinics, pharmacy, eye care facilities and

       other healthcare retail. Established in 1915 by auto industry pioneer Henry Ford, the health system

       now has 32,000 employees and remains home to the 1,900-member Henry Ford Medical Group, one

       of the nation’s oldest physician groups. An additional 2,200 physicians are also affiliated with the

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       remaining Michigan’s fourth largest NIH-funded institution. Also an active participant in medical

       education and training, the health system has trained nearly 40% of physicians currently practicing

       in the state and also provides education and training for other health professionals including nurses,

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