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Coumadin Clinic LPN

Company: Cape Cod Healthcare Inc.
Location: Plymouth
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

  • Coordinates Coumadin and Lovenox anticoagulation for new and established clinic patients
  • Gathers information from provider to obtain anticoagulation needs, diagnosis, desirable range and length of treatment.
  • Monitors and coordinates lab testing and dosage instructions with the patient
  • Obtains and enters lab orders in accordance with protocol
  • Adjusts anticoagulation dose in accordance with the protocol or as instructed by provider
  • Provides teaching and reviews safety issues with patients and care givers
  • Documents in CoagClinic reason for anticoagulation, diagnosis, desired range, laboratory data, dosage instructions, precautions, and follow up laboratory testing
  • Initiates home INR monitor testing with Alere, as instructed by provider
  • Processes prescription refills in accordance with refill policy or as instructed by provider
  • Notifies provider of any adverse reactions or when excessive anticoagulation occurs
  • Coordinates with other providers and patients when anticoagulation needs to be temporarily suspended for procedure
  • Works with VNA, other Home Health Groups and independent labs
  • Sets up new home draws
  • Coordinates bridge therapy with Lovenox as directed
  • Tracks delinquent anticoagulation patients and coordinates their follow-up requirements
  • Performs other work related duties as assigned or requested
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • Currently licensed as an RN (X21A) or LPN (P015) in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • Basic Life Support Certification for Health Care Providers required
  • Strong interpersonal, customer service, time management skills required
  • Experience with current office technology, proficient with computer office applications
  • Prior work experience and excellent knowledge in anticoagulation preferred
  • Ability to multitask in a busy clinic setting including excellent communication and phone skills

Keywords: Cape Cod Healthcare Inc., Plymouth , Coumadin Clinic LPN, Healthcare , Plymouth, Massachusetts

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