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. Position hours are generally Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Metablism and Lipid Research with Outpatient Clinic located at the Center for Advanced Medicine.
Acting as a physician extender, the nurse practitioner will evaluate and manage patients in consultation and for follow-up care in the outpatient setting, under the direction of a physician.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provides evaluation and management services for patients with diabetes, including medication administration and family/patient education, in both an individual and group setting.
Takes an 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 standards.
Writes initial histories, assess patients’ conditions and develops individual care plans for patients, under the direction of a physician.
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, inservice meetings, and workshops.
Assists physicians with examinations, procedures and other processes related to direct patient care.
Assists with data gathering, writing of proposals, and obtaining and maintaining certification with the American Diabetes Association.
Current MSN with emphasis in the Nurse Practitioner program.
REQUIRED LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: 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 - $142,084 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.
Outpatient clinical office setting with exposure to patients; prolonged and considerable standing/walking, lifting and moving patients, supplies and equipment with variable work schedule.
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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