Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Pediatrics Infectious Disease. The position is located at Northwest Tower. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Position serves as nurse practitioner to support new inpatient activities of the Infectious Diseases service.� Provides primary and/or specialty nursing and/or medical care in a variety of settings; works under physician oversight as required by state regulation, and functions within the scope of practice defined by the NP’s specialty certification, SLCH medical by-laws, and, where it exists, the collaborative practice agreement.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provides direct patient care to include obtaining patient history, performing patient assessment via observation, interview and examination; orders, performs, and interprets diagnostic studies; performs preventive health assessments, screening, immunizations and care; provides direct treatment and management of acute and chronic disease conditions; develops and implements patient-centered plan of care in collaboration with physicians, patients, consultants, nurses, ancillary care providers, and others as appropriate to the patient’s condition.� Primary areas of responsibility will be inpatient infectious diseases patients, especially those with immunocompromising conditions (transplants, immune deficiencies, etc).
Manages health conditions via prescriptive authority or referral to other healthcare providers or community resources; may perform diagnostic or therapeutic interventions consistent with certification and state regulations.
May bill for services covered by collaborative practice agreement.
Provides counseling and education of patients and their families/caregivers concerning test results, preventive health, treatment options, and community resources.� Acts as liaison and team leader by facilitating communication and coordination of care among patients, families, and health team members.
Performs a variety of nursing administrative duties, including compliance with environmental safety regulations, infection control standards, and quality assurance.
Fields medical questions from patients and referring providers.
Coordinates appointments for multi-disciplinary follow-up visits.
Monitors/ensures accuracy of patient medical records, maintains all required reports, records, statistics, etc.
Maintains a safe, comfortable, and therapeutic environment for patients/families in accordance with established clinic/hospital standards.������������
Provides management services for clinical research study projects; monitors participating subjects, including medication administration and family/patient education.���
Works in accordance with established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance program, safety, environmental, and infection control standards.�������������
Regularly participates in constant quality improvement and process improvement activities centered on the goal of providing exceptional, evidence-based patient care.
Enhances professional growth and development through educational programs, current literature, in-service meetings, and workshops.
Current MSN with emphasis in the Nurse Practitioner program.
APN licensure or ability to successfully obtain licensure within 3 months of date of hire.
Certain/additional certifications may be necessary based on area of specialty.
Basic Life Support certification (Online BLS certifications, those without a skills assessment component are not sufficient to meet the BLS requirements.).
Experience with Pediatrics, particularly Infectious Diseases MSN or DNP.
Holds current certification in patient care field and required specialty.
The hiring range for this position is $78,146 - $109,408 annually.
Offers made for this position are contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment screens, including a criminal background check, hair sample drug screen, and verification of required professional licenses, registrations, or certifications.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -8 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
Med School HR website (medschoolhr.wustl.edu)
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade S30.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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