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 Endocrinology&Diabetes. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Coordinate the care of children and provide education focusing on management of diabetes and endocrine diseases. Provide continuity of care for division patients and support the physicians in division goals.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide direct patient care including assessment, planning and evaluation of patients.
Completes health history on patients and convey findings to physician. Documents all patient interactions appropriately.
Provide phone consultation for refills, sick calls and other patient concerns.
Attend clinic sessions with faculty, fellows, and PNP.
Coordinates patient care, orders diagnostic tests, convey findings to physician, assists in coordinating patient appointments and assists with referral to outside sources.
Allocate resources, i.e. home health, project concern, and durable medical equipment.
Provide individual or small group education to initiate, and coordinate the implementation for the use of continuous infusion insulin pumps.
Performs a variety of nursing administrative duties including compliance with environmental safety regulations, infection control standards, quality assurance and HIPPA regulations.
Acts as a liaison and team member by facilitating communication and coordination of care between patients, families, and health team members. Educates patients and families about endocrinology and metabolism related information.
Maintain diabetes related educational materials for patients and families as it pertains to their diagnosis.
Function as a community resource educator.
Maintain diabetes related educational and reference materials for the Diabetes Team.
Other duties as assigned.
Participate in Diabetes Team group meetings and events.
American Diabetes Association Recognition Program participant.
Resource to clinic team.
Participant in patient support activities.
Graduate of an accredited nursing program with 2 years of nursing experience.
Current Missouri RN licensure in accordance with the Compact Act; Basic Life Support certification (Online BLS certifications, those without a skills assessment component are not sufficient to meet the BLS requirements.).
Remains consistent with current practice in specialty of pediatrics and endocrinology/diabetes medicine.
The hiring range for this position is $53,165 - $74,443 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 S26.
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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