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.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Pediatrics Hematology/Oncology. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Position performs total advanced practice nursing care and provides consultation and education to patients and families with pediatric cancer and hematologic disease under the direction of a physician.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provides clinical management services for both inpatients and outpatients with acute cancer and hematologic disease participating in evaluation of patients requiring medical care, health maintenance, and or patient and family education.
Takes active role in chemotherapy orders and protocol compliance.
Takes active role in facilitating patient participation in clinical trials. Also assists with protocol education and compliance to patients and staff.
Performs procedures including bone marrow aspiration, biopsy and delivery of intrathecal chemotherapy.
Maintains appropriate documentation of the medical record, including therapeutic roadmaps and ensuring all evaluations are current and complete.
Monitors medical conditions of patients, documenting and reporting changes when necessary.
Writes initial histories, assesses patients’ conditions and develops individual care plans for patients assigned.
Assists in the development of standard order sets for chemotherapy.
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.
Assists in the development and education of health care professionals in training including residents, fellows and nursing professionals.
Enhances professional growth through educational programs, current literature, inservice meetings and workshops.
Assists physicians with examinations, procedures and other processes related to direct patient care.
Assists with research studies particularly in activities for national cooperative groups.
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
Is in process of obtaining, or has obtained current certification in patient care field and required specialty
The hiring range for this position is $78,146 - $109,408 annually.
Offers made for this position are contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment screens, including a criminal background check, hair sample drug screen, and verification of required professional licenses, registrations, or certifications.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -8 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
Med School HR website (medschoolhr.wustl.edu)
Applicant Special Instructions:
Pediatric or Family Nurse Practitioner to see patients at SLCH and CSCC.
Normal clinic and inpatient hematology/oncology nursing unit, prolonged or extensive 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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