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 Rheumatology. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
The Rheumatology Division within the Department of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine is proud to provide excellent medical care to its patients. We evaluate and treat a multitude of rheumatologic conditions including:
Gout and pseudogout
Lupus (Systemic lupus erythematosus)
Vasculitis and rare genetic diseases (e.g., RVCL, SAVI)
Retinal vasculopathy with cerebral leukoencephalopathy (RVCL or CRV)
This Nurse Practitioner provides direct patient care to Rheumatology patients and support to a multidisciplinary health team working within the scope of the Certified APP license and hospital privileges. The NP provides unrivaled medical care and comprehensive Rheumatology services to patients suffering from Arthritis and many other Musculoskeletal Diseases. This position in an outpatient clinic setting.
Performs tasks and procedures delegated by the Rheumatologist within scope of practice
Treatment of connective tissue diseases, autoimmune and immunologic disorders, metabolic bone diseases as well as general or localized musculoskeletal pain problems
Performs complete, detailed, and accurate histories Reviews patient records to develop comprehensive medical status reports
Completes physicals and joint examinations
Makes diagnoses and institutes therapy, including drug therapy; institute emergency measures and emergency treatment
Arranges hospital admissions and discharges at the direction of the Collaborating Physician
Provides instructions and guidance regarding medical care matters to patients
Interprets laboratory results and radiographs
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 salary 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.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade S30.
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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