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 Cardiology. The position is located at the Northwest Tower. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Position provides pediatric cardiac care to infants/children with irregular heart rhythms, cardiac arrhythmias and issues with electrophysiology issues associated with their heart. Works under the electrophysiology physicians oversight as required by state regulation, and functions within the scope of practice defined by the NP’s specialty certification, and the collaborative practice agreement.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provides direct patient care on both the inpatient and outpatient service to include: obtaining patient history; performing patient assessment via observation, interview and examination. Orders appropriate diagnostic studies. Develops a plan of care in collaboration with attending physician.
Responsible for remote device checks and coordinating any changes that are needed to devices based on tracings. Imputing all data into PaceArt and Epic and dropping charges associated with checks.
Extensive discharge planning and follow-up care for infants and children.
May bill for services covered by collaborative practice agreement.
Responsible for interacting and developing plans of care for infants and children with multiple medical problems and complex social situations.
Responsible for training and mentoring Cardiology fellows.
Works in accordance with established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance program, safety, environmental, and infection control standards.
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).
Holds current certification in patient care field and required specialty.
The hiring range for this position is $78,915 - $142,077 annually.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
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