Job: Registered Nurse (RN) - Anticoagulation Clinic - Cardiology

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Job Description

Tri-City Cardiology is widely known for its progressive and innovative approach to heart and vascular services. Our board certified cardiology physicians are experienced and skilled in diagnosis, treatment and prevention of coronary artery disease, heart valve abnormalities, heart arrhythmias, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol peripheral artery disease and stroke.

Do you pride yourself in putting patient care first? Are you looking for a full time position where you can utilize your cardiac and anticoagulation knowledge along with your critical thinking skills on a daily basis? 

This position contributes to the company mission by accurate individualized patient monitoring and interpretation of lab values pertaining to anticoagulant agents and subsequent dosing of those agents per protocol for patients of Tri City Cardiology physicians.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Perform INR testing on patients via finger stick
  • Work within scope of practice for an RN. Utilize physicians for processes outside scope of practice
  • Perform complete clinical assessment and documentation according to department expectations and based on individual patient findings
  • Ability to determine Warfarin dosing and care plan based on clinical assessment and individual patient findings
  • Ability to assess and provide a plan of care for patients receiving a bridging agent
  • Knowledge of the new oral anticoagulant (NOAC) medications and NOAC therapy management
  • Provide patient with accurate instructions of anticoagulant medication management
  • Provide education to patients regarding safe and proper use of anticoagulation therapy
  • Complete documentation of patient management and communications
  • Oversee and assist Anticoagulant Medical Assistants assuring quality, accuracy and assisting with patient management
  • Oversees and assists Medical Assistance with high level clinical issues and will cosign records as determined by the department guidelines
  • Respond and assist with emergency patient needs in the office
  • Maintain BLS and ACLS certifications
  • Maintain expected competencies of the department
  • Outside lab process management
  • Prescription management
  • Maintain inventory of supplies
  • Process staff and patient incoming call, tasks, faxes and inquires
  • Maintain strict patient and employee confidentiality
  • Attend proficiency training as required to perform assigned duties
  • Attend department and organizational meetings
  • Comply with relevant and appropriate OSHA and HIPAA guidelines
  • Comply with TCC Standards of Behavior guidelines
  • Comply with TCC standards of patient/customer service
  • Comply with TCC and ACCP guidelines with patient care and INR/Warfarin management
  • Comply with NextGen processes according to job expectations
  • Performs other routine duties
  • Rotation of worksites as determined

We offer a comprehensive compensation package that includes competitive salaries as well as:

  • Health, Dental & Vision coverage (1st of the month following 60 days of employment!)
  • Company Sponsored Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • PTO (vacation, sick & personal time off)
  • Company Paid Holidays
  • Employee Recognition & Rewards Programs with opportunities to earn gift cards and additional PTO!

Skills / Requirements

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Arizona RN Licensure
  • Current ACLS and BLS certification
  • Must be able to type at least 40 wpm

EDUCATION &/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • Cardiac experience preferred
  • Knowledge of anticoagulation management preferred
  • Completion of Anticoagulation Certification or equivalent education within one year of employment in this position

Important Notes

This position is requires weekly travel to our Baywood, Dobson and Gilbert clinic locations.

Locations

Tri-City Cardiology - Administration
6402 E Superstition Springs Blvd., Suite 224
Mesa, AZ 85206
Tri-City Cardiology - Baywood
6750 E. Baywood Avenue
Mesa, AZ 85206
Tri-City Cardiology - Dobson
1520 S. Dobson Road
Mesa, AZ 85202
Tri-City Cardiology - Scottsdale
8765 E Bell Road, Suite 110
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Tri-City Cardiology - South Gilbert
3530 S Val Vista Drive Ste. 103
Gilbert, AZ 85297
Tri-City Cardiology- San Tan Valley
36543 N. Gantzel Rd. Bldg. 15, Ste. 101
San Tan Valley, AZ 85140
Tri-City Cardiology - Administration
Tri-City Cardiology - Baywood
Tri-City Cardiology - Dobson
Tri-City Cardiology - Scottsdale
Tri-City Cardiology - South Gilbert
Tri-City Cardiology- San Tan Valley

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