Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Orthopedic Surgery
Washington University in St. Louis
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Internal Number: JR77032
Washington Universityâ™s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery seeks a dynamic Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to provide inpatient care for trauma/ emergency department consult management and surgical assistant duties at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital. The ideal candidate will have experience in orthopedic patient care and be interested in a busy clinical care environment. The role will provide close interactions with attending physicians and trainees and a mix of independent and supervised responsibilities, working under physician oversight as required by state regulation. This position will function within the scope of practice defined by the candidateâ™s specialty certification, hospital medical by-laws, and the collaborative practice agreement.
Additional Information about the Role
â¢8, 10, or 12 Hour Shifts, Monday â“ Friday â¢Will evaluate patients age 12 years and older â¢Rotate between BJH and BJWCH â¢No overnights, weekends, holidays, or call duties
Primary Duties & 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, screenings, 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 programs, and 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.
Proficiency in EMR- Epic.
Operating room experience and RNFA or PA-C certificate (potential to obtain this certificate once in position).
Master of Science in Nursing with emphasis in the Nurse Practitioner program.
Advanced Practical Nurse licensure 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 Basic Life Support certifications, those without a skills assessment component are not sufficient to meet the Basic Life Support requirements.)
Graduate of PA program.
Current PA licensure to practice in the state of Missouri and/or Illinois depending on 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).
$84,600.00 - $152,300.00 / AnnuallyThe salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.
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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.
Up to 22 days of vacation, 10 recognized holidays, and sick time.
Competitive health insurance packages with priority appointments and lower copays/coinsurance.
Want to Live Near Your Work and/or improve your commute? Take advantage of our free Metro transit U-Pass for eligible employees. We also offer a forgivable home loan of up to $12,500 for closing costs and a down payment for homes in eligible neighborhoods.
WashU provides eligible employees with a defined contribution (403(b)) Retirement Savings Plan, which combines employee contributions and university contributions starting at 7%.
Wellness challenges, annual health screenings, mental health resources, mindfulness programs and courses, employee assistance program (EAP), financial resources, access to dietitians, and more!
We offer 4 weeks of caregiver leave to bond with your new child. Family care resources are also available for your continued childcare needs. Need adult care? Weâ™ve got you covered.
WashU covers the cost of tuition for you and your family, including dependent undergraduate-level college tuition up to 100% at WashU and 40% elsewhere after seven years with us.
Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and especially encourages applications by those from underrepresented groups. It is the Universityâ™s policy to provide equal opportunity and access to persons in all job titles without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.
Washington University is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment â“ fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Individuals with a commitment to these values are encouraged to apply.
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.