Nurse Practitioner Medication Management (Coumadin Clinic) (5627-977)

PIH Health Whittier, CA
MORE THAN 310 DAYS OF SUNSHINE AND OVER

2 MILLION PEOPLE TO CARE FOR – COME BE A PART

OF ALL THAT SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA HAS TO OFFER

We're looking for a Medication Management (Coumadin Clinic) Nurse Practitioner – Whittier, CA

About Us:

PIH Health is a nonprofit health and wellness network serving Los Angeles and Orange Counties. Our integrated system consists of 747 beds at two acute care hospitals and a multi-specialty medical group, Family Medicine and DO residency programs, hospice, home health and a wide range of other services.

The Medication Management Nurse Practitioner (NP) functions in an Advanced Practice role as a clinical expert in the office setting. Under the general direction of the medical director, provides pharmaceutical care through continual monitoring of patients' drug therapies and accepting responsibility for outcomes, which includes ordering of labs and prescribing medications for adults. Shall work in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team, identify clinical interventions, and provide medication safety. Participates in the direct delivery of adult patient care; provides instructions and teaching to patients and families. Provides examinations and assessment; follows-up on lab tests, and procedures results and prescriptions; informs patient of medication changes.

Beyond the benefits that come with working for the area's leading community healthcare provider – one that also recognizes the need to ensure patient safety and comfort – you'll enjoy an extremely competitive compensation and benefits package. We are an equal opportunity employer and seek diversity in our workforce. EOE M/F/D/V

With the sun shining nearly every day, life has more balance. Whether you're interested in surfing, skiing, hiking, biking, art or culture, it can all be in your backyard.

Find out why Physicians commit to work for PIH Health:

PIH Health Physician Recruitment

Contact us for more information at 562.789.5401 Ext. 81843

Submit CVs to Erika.Alvarez@PIHHealth.org

Required Skills

To be successful in this position, you'll need to have the following:

* Unrestricted CA Nurse Practitioner License

* Current CA DEA certificate required prior to start date

* Graduated from an accredited Family Medicine NP Master's Program

* Three to five (3-5) years' experience in Family Medicine or Internal Medicine

* Board Certified as a Nurse Practitioner

* Demonstrated expertise in Family or Internal Medicine.

* Possess knowledge of medication related policies/protocols, clinical trials

* Provide comprehensive instructions and teaching on disease processes

* Bilingual skills in Spanish/Chinese preferred

Required Experience

Must have experience providing care for patients requiring anticoagulation therapy using Coumadin, and administering Coumadin according to current evidence-based standards of practice. Experience in Coumadin therapy patient education is preferred. 3-5 years' experience of independent practice as a Family Nurse Practitioner is required. AANP certification is required.

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