Nurse-Anticoagulation

  • DULUTH, MN
  • ST LUKES
  • 01 Cardiology Associates Department
  • Full-time - Days - 8 hours
  • Clinics
  • FTE: 1
  • Req #: 23197
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Summary

  • JOB SUMMARY
    • The Nurse, under the direction of the Clinic Manager and medical direction of the Clinic Physicians, assists the Physicians in the care of patients in the Clinic; educates and informs patients and family of the care plan; provides phone triage using established protocols; supervises Medical Assistants; assists the Clinic Manager with development, implementation and evaluation of practice standards, policies and procedures.
  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
    • Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
    • Experience: N/A
    • Licensure/Certification/Registration: Current MN RN license. BLS Certification with a designation of either BLS Provider or Healthcare Provider from either the American Heart Association or American Red Cross, or Professional Rescuer from the American Red Cross only if issued prior to March 1, 2015, or Military Training Network.
  • PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
    • Education: N/A
    • Experience: One (1) year of cardiac nursing experience.
    • Licensure/Certification/Registration: N/A
  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
    • Ability to communicate effectively and harmoniously with co-workers, Physicians and administration in the Clinic and Hospital environments; current knowledge of Nurse Practice Act, including scope of practice; ability and skill in assessing, managing plans of treatment and evaluating the progress of cardiac patients; ability to accurately perform all procedures listed within the scope of the job in a timely and efficient manner; skill in managing all resources within the scope of the job; ability to communicate verbally and in writing. Skill in promoting patient confidentiality and positive customer service; strong knowledge base of practice management principles that are relevant to the scope of the job; ability to use sound judgment and make independent decisions within the scope of the job and nurse practice laws.
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    • READING - Advanced: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquires or complaints.
    • WRITING - Intermediate: Ability to write routine reports, correspondence, or procedures.
    • SPEAKING - Intermediate: Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group situations or before groups of customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
    • MATHEMATICAL SKILLS - Intermediate Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals and to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw or interpret bar graphs to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
    • REASONING ABILITY - Intermediate Skills: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
    • AGE SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES - Skilled at assessment and knowledgeable of growth and development. Provides appropriate care respective to the ages of the patients served per clinical environment.
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENT
    • PHYSICAL DEMANDS
      • Stand - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Walk - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Sit - Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 – 5.5 hours)
      • Use hands to finger, handle, or feel - Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 – 5.5 hours)
      • Reach with hands and arms - Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 – 5.5 hours)
      • Stoop, squat, kneel, or crouch - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
      • Bending-repetitive forward - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
      • Talk or hear - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
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      LIFTING REQUIREMENTS
      • Up to 10 pounds - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Up to 25 pounds - Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 – 5.5 hours)
      • Up to 35 pounds - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
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      WORK ENVIRONMENT
      • Typical Noise Level - Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic)
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