WMU Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine

  • Registered Nurse - Cystic Fibrosis/Pulmonary Clinic

    Job Locations US-MI-Kalamazoo
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
    Job ID
    2018-1339
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Clinical Staff
    Target Salary
    n/a
  • Overview

    Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine is seeking a Registered Nurse within our Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis/Pulmonary Clinic.  Responsible for providing professional nursing care to patients.  Works collaboratively with physicians and other health care workers to provide ambulatory patient care and to facilitate medical education.

    Responsibilities

    • Refers abnormal lab work to physician for appropriate follow up.
    • Calls in prescription refills.
    • Facilitates the education of residents, medical students and other health care disciplines.
    • Discuss day to day issues with team leader for resolution.
    • Availability to work occasional overtime on weekends or evenings to complete time sensitive projects.
    • Acquires knowledge for new technology and policy/procedure revisions.
    • All other duties as assigned.

    Specific to Pediatric Pulmonology clinical service, patients are seen in the following clinics:

    • Pediatric Pulmonary Clinic
    • CMDS Cystic Fibrosis Clinic
    • CMDS Severe Asthma Clinic
    • Home Vent Clinic
    • Pediatric Sleep Medicine Clinic

    Specific CF/Pulmonary nurse responsibilities:

    • Prepares charts
    • Reviews MCIR and assessment for vaccination
    • Provides standard triage responsibilities
    • Responsible for completing detailed nursing notes in EMR
    • Responsible for reviewing medication list
    • Performs FeNo testing and spirometry
    • Reviews sputum cultures
    • Responsible for the coordination of care, including hospital admissions
    • Responsible for phone management
    • Coordinates the home IV management
    • Responsible for newborn screening
    • Participates in Cystic Fibrosis clinic meetings
    • Responsible for scheduling the OR
    • Responsible for preparing for research visits
    • Patient education as necessary
    • All other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • Two years’ experience in healthcare setting.
    • Two years’ experience with a pediatric population.
    • Current Michigan license.
    • BCLS certification.

    About Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine

     

    As one of the newer US medical schools, WMed is an exciting environment to pursue an academic career. The medical school is a collaboration of Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo's two teaching hospitals, Borgess Health and Bronson Healthcare. The medical school is a private 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation supported by private gifts, clinical revenues, research activities, tuition, and endowment income. WMed is fully accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) and also by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The inaugural medical student class graduated in 2018 after completing an innovative, patient-centered four-year curriculum that prepares them to be exceptional clinicians, leaders, educators, advocates, and researchers of tomorrow. There are more than 200 residents and fellows in ten residencies and three fellowships accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). WMed has Joint Accreditation for interprofessional continuing education, which incorporates accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). The School of Medicine Clinics are housed in a modern 60,000 square foot clinical building on the Oakland Drive Campus and are accredited by The Joint Commission with recognition by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as a Patient-Centered Medical Home. The 350,000 square foot educational building on the W.E. Upjohn M.D. Campus located in downtown Kalamazoo underwent a $78 million renovation and expansion project including two laboratory research floors and a state-of-the-art Simulation Center that is accredited by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. The Innovation Center on the Parkview Campus is a life science, technology, and engineering incubator serving the earliest startups to maturing companies with laboratory, office and conference space, access to core scientific equipment and expertise, and a wide range of support services.

     

    Kalamazoo is a wonderful and vibrant city, located midway between Chicago and Detroit. It is a short distance from Lake Michigan, and home to two nationally ranked institutions of higher learning, Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo College. Kalamazoo is known for its community focus and emphasis on access to quality education at all levels. The Kalamazoo Promise is a nationally renowned program in which graduates of Kalamazoo Public Schools receive free tuition to attend public and private colleges in Michigan. Kalamazoo and Michigan provide extensive entertainment and recreational activities, including opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, unique restaurants and shops, and a strong culture supporting the arts.

     

    Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer of females, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans, and actively strives to increase diversity within its community. We provide a drug- and tobacco-free workplace.

     

    EEO Minorities/Women/Disabled/Protected Veterans.

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