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 Hematology/Oncology.� The position is located at St. Louis Children's Hospital.� This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Position performs total advanced practice nursing care and provides consultation and education to patients and families with pediatric cancer and hematologic disease under the direction of a physician.��
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provides clinical management services for both inpatients and outpatients with acute cancer and hematologic disease participating in evaluation of patients requiring medical care, health maintenance, and or patient and family education.
Takes active role in chemotherapy orders and protocol compliance.
Takes active role in facilitating patient participation in clinical trials.� Also assists with protocol education and compliance to patients and staff.
Performs procedures including bone marrow aspiration, biopsy and delivery of intrathecal chemotherapy.
Maintains appropriate documentation of the medical record, including therapeutic roadmaps and ensuring all evaluations are current and complete.
Monitors medical conditions of patients, documenting and reporting changes when necessary.
Writes initial histories, assesses patients’ conditions and develops individual care plans for patients assigned.
Assists in the development of standard order sets for chemotherapy.
Maintains established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance program, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
Monitors/ensures accuracy of patient medical records, maintains all required reports, records, statistics, etc.
Assists in the development and education of health care professionals in training including residents, fellows and nursing professionals.
Enhances professional growth through educational programs, current literature, inservice meetings and workshops.
Assists physicians with examinations, procedures and other processes related to direct patient care.
Assists with research studies particularly in activities for national cooperative groups.
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).
Is in process of obtaining, or has obtained current certification in patient care field and required specialty.
Applicant Special Instructions:
Normal clinic and inpatient hematology/oncology nursing unit, prolonged or extensive standing/walking, lifting and moving patients, supplies and equipment with variable work schedule.
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.
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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