Pros: no weekends, no night shift, off national holidays, knowledgable/experienced peers
Cons: no overtime pay, short breaks, non-competative salary
Typical day involves the monitoring/adjusting of anticoagulants in the outpatient setting via in-person appointments (using point of care testing) or phone.
Management is receptive to suggestions/ideas and is always pushing for individuals to grow and advance their scope of practice
The most challenging aspect of the position is the daily patient case workload; it is ever increasing as the different specialties begin to refer patients to the service.