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 Anesthesiology of Washington University School of Medicine staffing Barnes-Jewish Hospital's Cardiothoracic ICU. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
The APP, acute care nurse practitioner (ACNP) or physician assistant (PA), will practice as an independent provider in collaboration with a dually board certified intensivist and multi-disciplinary critical care team. Our challenging work environment offers the APP a flexible schedule with exposure to cutting edge procedures such as trans-catheter aortic valve replacements (TAVR), minimally invasive valve repairs, endovascular aortic aneurysm repair, ventricular assist devices (VAD), extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) and heart/lung transplants. Daily educational opportunities exist within this academic environment.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsibilities include obtaining medical histories, performing physical examinations, participating in multidisciplinary rounds, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests, designing and implementing plans of care, as well as performing various invasive procedures. Provider to patient ratio is 1:6. The position allows for enhanced professional growth and development through daily educational opportunities alongside residents and fellows, presentation of morbidity and mortality cases, as well as frequent exposure to conferences and workshops.
Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Current Acute Care Nurse Practitioner OR completion/anticipated completion of an accredited Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program
Active Missouri RN license in good standing
Current ACLS provider status
Recent ICU experience as an RN or ACNP
Current certification as a Physician’s Assistant by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants OR completion/anticipated completion of an accredited Physician Assistant program
Current ACLS provider status
Recent critical care experience as a PA or completion of a residency/fellowship in critical care if limited critical care experience.
Base pay commensurate with experience.
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:
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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