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 Pediatric Neurology. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Position provides day-to-day supervision and assignment functions for patient care staff.� Position supports team by providing patient care, coordination and education for patients and their families throughout the continuum of care within the Division of Pediatric and Developmental Neurology.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Supervises the patient care team by assigning/coordinating staff schedule/coverage, processing time records via HMRS, and coordinating orientation/on-going educational opportunities to ensure compliance with the medical school and regulatory guidelines.� First line of issue resolution for the nurse team.� Advises administration of conditions and performance issues.� In conjunction with the clinic administrator, participates in quality improvement initiatives, policy/procedure changes, staff evaluations, and miscellaneous administrative needs.
Act as a working supervisor to fill in when needed as a float nurse – including, phone triage, assesses patients need over the phone, answers patient/physician questions, and determines the appropriate action.� Provides appropriate counsel and education to patients and their families regarding disease process and symptom management. This may include discussion regarding behavior management, communication tips/techniques, community resources, lab/clinical results, medication side effects and management thereof.� Act as a liaison by facilitating communication and coordination of care between patients, families and health care members.
Maintains required skills, competencies, compliances, and participates in educational programs, staff meetings, and in services such as CPR, as required.
Other duties as assigned.
Graduate of an accredited nursing program, plus a minimum of 2 years of related 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.).
BSN preferred; supervisory experience
Working knowledge of general nursing theory and practice, organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
The hiring range for this position is $59,800 - $83,720 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 S27.
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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