This position is in the Department of Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology Division. The position is located at Wohl Hospital. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
The majority of activity will be at the Washington University Medical Center. Occasional coverage at sites such as Barnes Jewish West County Hospital and South County Center for Advanced Medicine may be required.
The Division of Gastroenterology at the Washington University School of Medicine represents one of the finest examples of an academic training program, dedicated to the study of digestive and liver diseases. The balance of outstanding faculty, exemplary facilities, and a cohesive philosophy ensure consistent excellence across the missions of maintaining national prominence in research, teaching and patient care. �
Position is responsible for coordinating the care of patients for a designated service throughout the continuum of care. Serves as a clinical resource in area of specialty or expertise.
Position provides phone support and direct patient care according to established guidelines set forth by the physicians the position supports. Balance between back office phone triage and clinical office setting with some potential exposure to infectious materials, toxic drugs, some moving, lifting and transferring of patients.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Direct activities of assigned physician clinics.
Triages patient calls and referrals from outside facilities and coordinates appropriate care.
Provides complex health assessments of patients outside of clinic time.
Educates patients and family about treatments and disease processes.
Reviews laboratory results and diagnostic imaging and implements follow up plans directed by assigned physician.
Works with Inpatient Nurse Practitioners with transition of patient from inpatient to outpatient care.
Maintains clinical databases based on diagnosis and treatment plans.
Acts as a resource person within the organization and/or community regarding GI and Hepatobiliary treatments.
Collaborates with referring physicians, pharmacies, and scheduling hubs to provide quality and consistent care for patients.
EMR entries and patient tracking, Insurance pre-authorization patient advocate.
Other duties as assigned.
The statements provided herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week. Position hours are generally normal business hours.
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.
Three years of related experience.
Base pay commensurate with experience.
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.
Graduate of an accredited nursing program with two years of nursing experience.
REQUIRED LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: Currently licensed in the state of Illinois and/or Missouri RN licensure, as applicable to work location in accordance with the Compact Act; Basic Life Support certification (Online BLS certifications, those without a skills assessment component, are not sufficient to meet the BLS requirements).
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.