Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant (Inpatient) - Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery - 52145 | Washington University in St. Louis - Military Veterans

at Herc - Missouri

St. Louis, Missouri

EOE Statement: 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. Job Type/Schedule: This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.   Department Name/Job Location: This position is in the Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery.  The position is located at Barnes Jewish Hospital. Essential Functions: POSITION SUMMARY: Position provides primary and/or specialty nursing and/or medical care in a variety of settings; works under physician oversight as required by state regulation, and functions within the scope of practice defined by the NP’s specialty certification, BJH medical by-laws, and, where it exists, the collaborative practice agreement. Provider for the Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery inpatient service at Barnes Jewish Hospital.? Residents and fellows work to take care of PRS patients in the inpatient setting on a day to day basis.? The inpatient advanced practitioner will be extremely valuable to deliver high-level care for our patients and most critically support our residents, fellows and attendings.? PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides direct patient care to include obtaining patient history, performing patient assessment via observation, interview and examination; orders, performs, and interprets diagnostic studies; performs preventative health assessments, screening, immunizations and care; provides direct treatment and management of acute and chronic disease conditions; develops and implements patient-centered plan of care in collaboration with physicians, patients, consultants, nurses, ancillary care providers, and others as appropriate to the patient’s condition. Manages health conditions via prescriptive authority or referral to other healthcare providers or community resources; may perform diagnostic or therapeutic interventions consistent with certification and state regulations. May bill for services covered by collaborative practice agreement. Provides counseling and education of patients and their families/caregivers concerning preventative health, treatment options, and community resources. Monitors/ensures accuracy of patient medical records, maintains all required reports, records, statistics, etc. Maintains a safe, comfortable, and therapeutic environment for patients/families in accordance with established clinic/hospital standards. Provides management services for clinical research study projects; monitors participating subjects, including medication administration and family/patient education. Works in accordance with established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance program, safety, environmental, and infection control standards. Regularly participates in constant quality improvement and process improvement activities centered on the goal of providing exceptional, evidence-based patient care. Enhances professional growth and development through educational programs, current literature, in-service meetings, and workshops. Works in collaboration with attending physicians, fellows, and residents to provide daily care of surgical inpatients. Daily responsibilities include, but are not limited to, rounding on inpatients, updating orders and patient handoffs, ensuring appropriate follow up on imaging, laboratory, and culture data, and directed antibiotic therapy. Discharge planning to include patient education and wound care, collaboration with case management, social work, and other specialties to ensure discharge needs are met, and arrange for close follow up and access to a postoperative clinic. Completing inpatient consultations for the division of plastic and reconstructive surgery as requested and initiating consult requests of other specialties as appropriate.????? Required Qualifications: Nurse Practitioner Current MSN with emphasis in the Nurse Practitioner program. REQUIRED LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION:  Missouri and/or Illinois APN licensure as applicable by state of work location, or ability to successfully obtain licensure within three 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).  or Physician Assistant Graduate of PA program. REQUIRED LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION:  Current PA license to practice in the state of Missouri and/or Illinois, as applicable by state of work location, or ability to obtain within three 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). Preferred Qualifications: Experience in the care of surgical inpatients a plus.  Strong communication and organizational skills. Holds current certification in patient care field and required specialty. Salary Range: The hiring range for this position is $78,915 - $142,084 annually. Pre-Employment Screening: 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. Benefits: This position is eligible for full-time benefits.  Please click the following link to view a summary of benefits:   https://wustl.box.com/s/8wkhs25yssf0775x9d6nd6vqa7obpth7 . 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.