• Position
    Teaching Associate (Advanced Practice Provider), Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant
  • Location
    UW Medicine Multiple Sclerosis Center
  • Seattle, WA
  • Posted Date
    October 28, 2019
  • Closing Date
    OPEN

DESCRIPTION:


Join our award-winning team at the UW Medicine Multiple Sclerosis Center. UWMC is Among the top medical centers in the United States as rated by U.S. News & World Report's "America's Best Hospitals". UWMC prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. UWMC is operated by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW’s School of Medicine. The University of Washington is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.


We have an outstanding opportunity for a Physician Assistant or Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner to partner with staff in our MS Center, to be appointed to the academic title of Teaching Associate in the Department of Neurology. This is a full-time, 12-month position, available November 1, 2019. We are looking for a motivated individual, eager to learn, to provide patient care and education, continuity of care, medication checks and provider on call for infusion.


Position is full time, days, Monday - Friday.


The ARNP or PA is responsible for Responsible for providing primary or specialty patient care independently or collaboratively with physicians with appropriate privileges, including ongoing assessment, diagnosis and treatment of patients’ medical, physical and psychosocial status. A critical aspect of the position will be working with other key individuals in the multi-disciplinary team in the development and execution of the model of care.


Qualifications


Requires:



  1. Current, valid and unencumbered Washington State Registered Nurse and Advanced Registered Nurse Licensure with prescriptive authority or PA licensure.

  2. Master’s Degree from an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program or Physician Assistant Program.

  3. Certification by a national board certifying organization.

  4. Proven excellence working in an interdisciplinary collaborative team environment.

  5. Effective interpersonal skills, leadership skills, and clinical expertise in patient care.

  6. Clinical expertise in pain management and related disorders and other neuroscience disorders preferred but not required.

  7. Proven development and collaboration/networking skills working with different disciplines, families, and community members.  


Certifications:   L-RN | REGISTERED NURSE LICENSE - WA State


Application Instructions


Candidates should submit their application with cover letter, current CV, and contact information for three professional references.


For more information / To apply, CLICK HERE.

  • Position
    Nurse
  • Location
    The Elliot Lewis Center | Multiple Sclerosis Center
  • Wellesley, MA
  • Posted Date
    September 26, 2019
  • Closing Date
    OPEN

GENERAL SUMMARY/OVERVIEW:


The Elliot Lewis Center for Multiple Sclerosis Care is seeking a nurse to join our team. The Center offers comprehensive, multidisciplinary care to MS patients, and their families and caregivers, in a warm and personalized setting. The Elliot Lewis Center is comprised of two physicians, onsite infusion center, clinical research team, administrative staff, and our MS service dogs, Jackson and Tiger. We favor a team approach in which every employee participates in the care of every patient.


The role of the nurse is to oversee the care for the patients in the clinic, providing patient education, managing symptoms, prescriptions, and triaging urgent needs. The nurse participates in daily multidisciplinary team meetings and works closely with the neurologists, infusion nurses, administrative staff and research team.


Principle Duties & Responsibilities:



  • Participation in implementation of the patient care plan in conjunction with the physicians

  • Patient education (disease modifying therapies, symptom management medications, general MS education)

  • Management of patient calls and emails re patient assessment, evaluation, and medications

  • Participation in nursing education programs

  • Phlebotomy, peripheral IV placement as needed

  • Documentation of data, both paper and electronic


Skills & Abilities Required:



  • BSN required

  • Neurology experience preferred

  • Interest in multiple sclerosis required

  • Strong clinical skills

  • Attention to detail and ability to multi-task required

  • Phlebotomy experience required

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required


Additional Information: Position is full-time, 5 days per week, 35-40 hours per week


Interested?  Please email your resume with cover letter to:


Marissa Shackleton
Executive Director, The Elliot Lewis Center
marissashackleton@elliotlewisms.org

  • Position
    Nurse Practitioner - Neurology
  • Location
    Thomas Jefferson University Hospital | Multiple Sclerosis Center
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Posted Date
    September 26, 2019
  • Closing Date
    OPEN

PRIMARY FUNCTION:


Rewarding opportunity in an outpatient setting to provide comprehensive care to patients with neurological disorders. The Comprehensive Multiple Sclerosis center offers state-of-the-art resources to provide the most advanced specialized care for MS. As a member of this team you will be providing care to patients including; comprehensive neurological assessment, H&P, outpatient clinic new evaluations and follow up care. Experience in neuroscience or chronic disease specialty is a plus but new graduates with specific interests are encouraged to apply.


Essential Functions:


Clinical Responsibilities:



  • Obtains patient history and performs assessment via observation, interview and examination in a subspecialty environment.

  • Orders, performs and interprets diagnostic studies.

  • Provides direct treatment and management of health conditions within scope of subspecialty practice via prescriptive authority or referral to other health Center.

  • Develops and implements plan of care in collaboration with the physician, patient and significant others.

  • Manages health conditions via prescriptive authority or referral to other healthcare providers or community resources.

  • May perform diagnostic or therapeutic interventions consistent with certification, law and Jefferson University Physicians Inc. privileges.

  • Provides counseling and education of patients and their families/caregivers concerning health, treatment options and community resources.

  • Provides neurological subspecialty care in the context of promoting age and culture-appropriate informed choices, shared decision-making and the right to self-determination.

  • Evaluator for clinical studies

  • Provide telephone follow-up and triage of established office patients (i.e. appropriate prescription renewals, communication of diagnostic study and laboratory results, patient concerns and questions).

  • Coordinate appropriate referrals to health professionals and community agencies for patients. 


Other Functions and Competencies:


Professional Responsibilities:



  • Work in Conjunction with division chief to update/develop standards, policies and guidelines to improve practice and management of Multiple Sclerosis patients.

  • Evaluate quality improvement data as appropriate.

  • Maintain currency in medical practices by attending conferences and keeping abreast of new literature.

  • Maintain appropriate continuing education requirements for specialty certification and state prescriptive privileges.

  • Participate in professional organizations relevant to area of specialty.

  • Other duties as assigned by Division Chief of Multiple Sclerosis Center

  • Interacts with co-workers, visitors, and other staff consistent with the core values of the University.


Educational/Training Requirements: BS, MS Degree


Certificates, Licenses and Registration: 



  • Nurse practitioner with national certification as nurse practitioner or physician assistant with national certification as physician assistant.

  • Licensed or eligibility for licensure to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Licensure must be in effect prior to hiring date.


Experience Requirements: At least 2 years of clinical experience


Interested?  Please contact:


Amanda Gordon
Amanda.Gordon@jefferson.edu 

  • Position
    RN - Clinical Care Coordinator - Neurology
  • Location
    UAB | Multiple Sclerosis Center
  • Birmingham, AL
  • Posted Date
    August 26, 2019
  • Closing Date
    OPEN

POSITION DESCRIPTION:


In accordance with UAHSF established policies and procedures, the Clinical Care Coordinator is responsible for the provision and management of patient care in a clinical area for a specific age patient population. To manage the plan of care for a caseload of patients. To serve as the liaison with the multidisciplinary care team. To plan care management as achieved through coordination of care with physicians, nursing staff, and other health professionals to ensure high quality patient outcomes are accomplished within the established time frame and appropriate use of resources. Coordinates patient follow-up clinic visits, verifies appropriate tests. Under general direction of the physician / APP, coordinates care of Memory Patients, serving as a resource for patients, families, physicians, and other health team members in the delivery of neurological care. Obtains information regarding referring physician to assist in continuum of care or return to referring physician for continued care. Provides patient / family education regarding care, medications, and access to additional resources in the continuum of care. Utilizes critical thinking abilities in evaluation of care and the triage of patients. Displays professional rapport with all patients, family and faculty and staff. Displays competencies for basic computer skills, which include MS Word, Outlook, and electronic EHR. Performs other duties in support of specific departmental functions and as deemed necessary.


Requirements:


Required:



  • BSN Degree from an accredited school of professional nursing

  • 3 years clinical nursing experience

  • Demonstrates competencies for basic computer skills, which includes MS Word, Outlook, and electronic EHR

  • Current AL RN license

  • Current CPR certification or must be obtained within 30 days of employment


Preferred: 5 years of nursing experience


 


Traits & Skills:


Must be self-directed / self-motivated; must have good communication and interpersonal skills. Must be able to:


(1) perform a variety of duties often changing from one task to another of a different nature without loss of efficiency or composure;


(2) accept responsibility for the direction, control and planning of and one’s own work;


(3) work independently;


(4) recognize the rights and responsibilities of patient confidentiality;


(5) convey empathy and compassion to those experiencing pain, physical or emotional distress and/or grief;


(6) relate to others in a manner which creates a sense of teamwork and cooperation;


(7) communicate effectively with people from every socioeconomic, cultural and educational background;


(8) exhibit flexibility and cope effectively in an ever-changing, fast-paced healthcare environment;


(9) perform effectively when confronted with emergency, critical, unusual or dangerous situations;


(10) demonstrate the quality work ethic of doing the right thing the right way; and


(11) maintain a customer focus and strive to satisfy the customer's perceived needs.


UA Health Services Foundation (UAHSF) is proud to be an AA/EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled employer.


Interested?  Please click the link below:


https://careers.peopleclick.com/careerscp/client_uahsf/external/jobDetails/jobDetail.html?jobPostId=18364&localeCode=en-us

  • Position
    Nurse Practitioner - Neurology - Multiple Sclerosis Program
  • Location
    Cedars - Sinai Multiple Sclerosis Center
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Posted Date
    June 20, 2019
  • Reposted Date
    September 26, 2019
  • Closing Date
    OPEN

OVERVIEW:


The Cedars-Sinai Multiple Sclerosis Center unites unparalleled expertise with world-class research and a heartfelt, caring approach to help patients with multiple sclerosis and related disorders not only manage their symptoms, but flourish.


Leading the way at the Multiple Sclerosis Center is Director Nancy Sicotte, MD, whose research into the many ways multiple sclerosis can affect the lives of patients helps her approach each case with experience and a dedication to personalized care.


The center has been designated as a Partner in MS Care—Comprehensive Care Center by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.


Essential Duties:


Essential job duties include both independent decision making abilities and collaboration with the board certified physician to provide expert care to patients with neuromuscular disorders such as Multiple Sclerosis, Movement Disorders, Epilepsy, and other neurological conditions.


Provides individualized care in the inpatient and outpatient environments under the direction of and in collaboration with the Neurological supervising physician. This individualized care is achieved through comprehensive health assessments and treatment; detail documentation of history and physicals, consultations, and progress notes, ordering and or interpreting diagnostic test or studies.


Educational Requirements:



  • Master of Nursing or Doctorate Degree required

  • Graduate of an accredited Nurse practitioner program approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing as defined in Section 1482, Nurse Practice Act, Business and Professional Code


License/Certifications:



  • Current State of California Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner License required

  • Nurse Practitioner Furnishing license required

  • National Nurse Practitioner Certification preferred

  • BLS and ACLS required

  • Eligible for Nurse Practitioner specialty certification


Experience:



  • A minimum of 2 years of Nursing experience, preferably including Acute Care, required

  • Will consider a new graduate Nurse Practitioner

  • Full command (verbal and written) of the English language

  • Excellent verbal and written skills


Physical Demands:


The physical ability and perceptive acuity to satisfactorily perform all direct and indirect patient care functions to include walking, lifting, and standing.


Interested? Please click the link below:

https://jobs.cedars-sinai.edu/job/los-angeles/nurse-practitioner-neurology-multiple-sclerosis-program/252/9912813

  • Position
    Cross Functional Nurse Clinician RN - MSCN Certified
  • Location
    Lake Mary, FL
  • Job ID
    1212
  • Posted Date
    June 11, 2019
  • Reposted Date
    September 26, 2019
  • Closing Date
    OPEN

OVERVIEW:


The Nurse Clinician RN - MSCN Certified, is responsible for reviewing escalated clinical criteria reviews for providers, members and patient client advocates within the Prior Authorization/Utilization Management department. Identify and track trends for analytics reporting to ensure clinical criteria program integrity. Maintain a professional and ethical behavior at all times as outlined by the Nurse Practice Act and applicable company policies. To provide quality clinical criteria review for escalated Prior Authorizations as defined by Client specifications to ensure patients are serviced accurately and timely. Identifies and supports necessary updates or changes to existing clinical assessments.


Specific Job Duties:



  • Perform escalated clinical review and analysis of clinical program descriptions for clinical and criteria integrity

  • Maintains contact database and responds to member and physician inquiries regarding clinical programs

  • Makes recommendations regarding escalation of issues, and follows through with escalation process

  • Acts as liaison between clients, patients and patient care advocates to provide guidance on clinical criteria

  • Performs initial clinical review and analysis of prior authorization cases based on state regulations

  • Special projects/assignments as needed


Supervisory Responsibility:


N/A


Skills and Qualifications:



  • MS Certified Required

  • Nursing Degree

  • 2 – 5 years’ experience in a clinical setting

  • Registered Nursing Licensure

  • General PC knowledge including Microsoft Office, Internet and email

  • Previous clinical criteria review experience preferred

  • Active professional affiliations and/or national certification in related clinical specialty preferred

  • Able to work flexible work schedule


Interested? Please email:
Eileen Jordan, MBA-HCM, RN
Clinical Supervisor
United BioSource Corporation, Inc
Eileen.Jordan@ubc.com