St. Louis, Missouri

Scheduled Hours 40 Position Summary Position serves as a nurse practitioner to support inpatient and outpatient activities of the Adolescent Medicine service which includes care and treatment of eating disorders, transgender youth, youth with depression and anxiety and sexual and reproductive for health issues. 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 NPâ™s specialty certification, medical by-laws, and, where it exists, the collaborative practice agreement. Position should be comfortable working with a diverse population of teens and work well with a multidisciplinary team as well as be proficient at building collaboration with hospital and community partners. Job Description 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 patientâ™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 testing results, preventative health, treatment options, and community resources. A c t s as li a i son a n d t e a m l e a d e r by f ac ili t ati n g c o m m u ni cati o n and co o r d i n a t i on o f care among pa t i e n t s , f ami l i es, a n d hea l t h t e a m m emb e r s. 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 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. Preferred Qualifications Holds current certification in patient care field and required specialty. Required Qualifications 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). Grade S30 Pre-Employment Screening All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an 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 Statement Washington University in St. Louis is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to our employees. Benefits eligibility is subject to employment status, full-time equivalent (FTE) workload, and weekly standard hours. Please visit our website at to view a summary of benefits. EEO/AA Statement Washington University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. 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