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This position is in the Department of� Internal Medicine - Infectious Diseases located on the Medical School Campus in the Northwest Tower.
Washington University School of Medicine is seeking a Nurse Practitioner for the Division of Infectious Diseases. This position is actively involved in the outpatient management of patients with acute and chronic infectious diseases. The NP is to provide advanced nursing care within the Infectious Diseases Division to outpatients who are acutely or chronically ill. The NP functions as a member of the medical care management team. Direct comprehensive outpatient care: The NP diagnoses medical conditions, plans and implements interventions, and evaluates patient response while altering the plan of care as necessary. This is accomplished under the direction of and in collaboration with the collaborating physician or designated physician.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Obtains medical history, performs and records physical examinations of patients selected by collaborating or designated physician
Assesses patients using physically and technologically derived data, including the evaluation of diagnostic test results
In collaboration with the collaborating physician or designee, diagnoses medical conditions and plans and orders medical consultations, therapies, and interventions based upon assessment and Washington University Medical Center protocols. These include, but are not limited to: medications, diagnostic tests, respiratory care, nutrition, (fluid and electrolyte support, blood/blood products.)
Evaluates and analyzes the patient’s response to illness and therapeutic interventions and alters plan of care as needed
Documents all assessment data, orders, interventions, results, and evaluations within the patient’s medical record.
ID experience preferred.
Holds current certification in patient care field and required specialty.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week during the day.
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.
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.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.