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 Pediatrics Central Administration. The position is located at St. Louis Children's Hospital. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Position provides specialized patient care and education for patients receiving treatments, examinations, surgeries, dialysis, etc., in a medical office according to established procedures.� This key role will support physicians within the Department of Pediatrics in providing clinical care in an outpatient pediatric setting. Given that the clinic will be a new venture, the ideal candidate will be someone who is flexible and adaptable, has a self-starter attitude and is a team player.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs and documents assessment of the patient/family (biophysical, psychosocial, developmental, cultural, spiritual and environmental); collects and analyzes data from the medical record in order to coordinate patient care
Directs and/or provides patient care, which may include administering medication, performing procedures, and monitoring patient status in accordance with approved nursing practice
Provides appropriate counsel and education to patients/family regarding disease process and symptom management
Maintains medical records requiring appropriate and timely recording of patient information
Consults with members of the health care team, adjusting nursing care processes as indicated to ensure optimal patient outcomes
Demonstrates cost-effective work habits by setting priorities and properly managing supplies and equipment
Assists the health care provider with examinations, procedures, prescription refills, and other processes related to direct patient care
Participates in quality improvement activities to ensure appropriate clinical outcome
Professional contributions, including presentations, preceptorships/mentorships, committee participation, community service, inclusion on research or professional publications or local, regional or national professional organization leadership roles
Other duties as outlined in specialty-specific job responsibilities
Graduate of an accredited nursing program with at least 2 years of related experience within a clinical specialty; completion of National Specialty Certification relevant to the area where working.
Current Missouri RN licensure in accordance with Compact Act; Basic Life Support certification; advanced clinical skills (e.g., PALS, ACLS, IV Certification, Bone Marrow Biopsy) (Please Note: Online BLS certifications, those without a skills assessment component, are not sufficient to meet the BLS requirements).
BSN or MSN plus 3 years of nursing experience in a specific clinical setting, such as renal, pediatrics, medical oncology, etc.
Working knowledge of general nursing theory and practice with ability to recognize and interpret symptoms/conditions and ability to function in new and emergent situations; general knowledge and experience in an area of specialized clinical care
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 -10 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
HR website (hr.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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