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 Neurology. The position is located at 4444 Forest Park. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Position performs total nursing care and provides consultation and education to patients/families under the direction of a physician. Maintains a working relationship with patients, staff and external contracts, which promote quality care for patients.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Work in collaboration with PM&R physician on the acute inpatient rehab service.
Responsible for admission, initial assessment of medical and functional status, development of medical and rehabilitative plan of care, daily follow up and discharge of the assigned patients.
Takes active role in triage, advising patients, assessing needs and referring to appropriate personnel.
Monitors medical condition of patients, documenting charts and reporting changes as necessary.
Maintains a safe, comfortable and therapeutic environment for patients/families in accordance with established clinic/hospital standards.
Writes initial nursing histories, assess patients’ conditions and develop individual care plans for patients assigned.
Prepares patient for scheduled procedures to assist in patient assessment.
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.
Enhances professional growth and development through educational programs, current literature, in-service meetings, and workshops.
Assists physicians with examinations, procedures and other processes related to direct patient care.
Assists with research studies. Provides management services for study; monitors participating subjects, including medication administration and family/patient education.
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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