Anticoagulation Clinic Tech
Located in Lancaster, PA
Full-Time 0.8, 64 hr/2 weeks working Monday through Friday hours between 8:30 am and 6:00 pm no weekends or holidays. This position is located at The Heart Group.
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SUMMARY: Lancaster General Health/Penn Medicine is currently seeking an Anticoagulation Clinic Technician for The Heart Group in Lancaster, Pa. This position is responsible for providing service to all patients on anticoagulant medication.
Performs patient visit interview and assesses patient’s needs regarding upcoming visits and/or procedures and any current
problems with anticoagulant medication.
Provides patient education on medication interactions with anticoagulants as well as diet instructions and adverse reactions.
Relays information to cardiologist based on assessment. Pulls additional information from hospital, nursing homes and other
facilities as needed.
Makes phone calls to communicate medication dosages and next lab tests to homebound and nursing home patients. Calls
overdue patients as a reminder.
Answers incoming calls and assists patients with questions.
Utilizes all software programs necessary to document patient’s lab results, history and dosing instructions.
MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
High School diploma or equivalent
One year medical terminology experience.