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 Acute and Critical Care Surgery. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Position provides healthcare services typically performed by a physician, under the supervision of a physician; conducts complete physicals, provides treatment, and counsels patients; may, in some instances, prescribe medication.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs physical assessments/examinations.
Assesses and counsels patients and obtains medical histories.
Monitors patient’s adherence to protocols.
Coordinates screening for research studies.
Acute and Critical Care experience. Performing minor procedures with limited assistance.
Operating Room experience. Pre and Post OP follow up.
Collects and records data per research requirements and guidelines.
Develops and implements adherence plans used with protocols.
Bills for professional services as permitted by the collaborative practice agreement.
Interprets diagnostic tests results for deviations from normal.
Prescribes therapy or medication with physician approval.
Administers or orders diagnostic tests, such as x-ray, electrocardiogram, and laboratory test.
Performs therapeutic procedures, such as injections, immunizations, suturing and wound care, and infection management.
Provides physicians with assistance during surgery or complicated medical procedures.
Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in service meetings and workshops.
Maintains established departmental policies and procedures, objective, quality assurance programs, safety, environmental, and infection control standards.
Graduate of PA program.
Current PA license to practice in the state of Missouri or ability to obtain 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.).
A mid-level practitioner who has practiced as a PA in Elective and Emergency General Surgery setting with at least 1 year of Operating Room assistance in General surgery.
Ability to perform minor procedures with limited assistance is beneficial.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification.
Experience with the care of pre- and post op surgery patients.
Working knowledge of physician assistant theory and practice with 1 to 3 years of experience; organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.
The hiring range for this position is $78,145 - $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)
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.
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.