Reports to Clinical/Research RN Manager and provides clinical
nursing services in a comprehensive clinical environment.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs all assigned duties in compliance with internal SOPs
and external regulations. Brings compliance issues to the attention
Assures quality customer service to all customers.
Maintains good attendance and punctuality per the absence
Effectively evaluate hemorrhages and other medical problems and
administer/infuse blood products or other treatment, vaccines,
injections as needed. Provide venous access care including
insertion of peripheral IV's, PICC maintenance and removal,
mediport and central line maintenance.
Accurately document all patient visits, infusions, medication
requests/refills, immunizations, problems, lab results, and
follow-up as needed.
Triage and direct patient and family phone calls and inquiries.
Refer patients to Administrative Assistant I to schedule clinic and
Organize and run weekly comprehensive hemophilia clinics.
Send cord blood kits to families as needed and provide
instruction and tracking of results
Coordinate appointments and track surgeries and procedures for
Coordinate dispensing of all factor products to patients at
Create new and innovative educational programs for patients,
families, and other health care workers as the need arises.
Administer home treatment training on request, including
training patients in venipuncture, sterility, universal
precautions, and dosage calculation as dictated in the updated
version of the home treatment manual.
Upholds the home treatment contract signed by patients by
encouraging patients to send in home treatment records monthly and
to maintain a comprehensive clinic visit yearly.
Temporarily cover clinical and research patient care providing
backup and assistance to Clinical and Research Nurses. In absence
of social service personnel, will assist with psychosocial issues.
In absence of insurance specialist, will assist with insurance
issues. Provide coverage of MA duties for PTO. On-call for factor
program coverage on a rotating schedule.
Performs all other duties, at the discretion of management, as
Bachelor's degree in nursing is preferred.
RN license in the state of practice is required.
Two years' experience hands-on nursing, including venipuncture
and/or phlebotomy skills preferred.
Pediatric experience preferred.
Must possess the skills and abilities to successfully perform
all assigned duties and responsibilities.
Must be able to maintain confidentiality.
Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and general computer
knowledge is needed.
The employee will be required to carry out a combination of
following established methods and originating new ways to carry out
Decisions are varied and based on broad principles and
Communication skills required to perform the job include
considerable contact inside and outside the department and with
other sites as well as day-to-day contact with patients including
frequent face-to-face interaction.