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This position is part-time and works approximately 20 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Emergency Medicine. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
The Nurse Practitioner provides healthcare services typically performed by a physician, in collaboration with a permanently licensed physician. The Nurse Practitioner will work as a member of our medical toxicology addiction medicine team. The medical toxicology team provides inpatient consultations to patients admitted to Barnes Jewish Hospital. For patients with opioid use disorders (OUDs), the service performs history and physical exams, interprets laboratory studies, initiates and titrates methadone, buprenorphine/naloxone, and buprenorphine. Upon discharge, the service arranges follow up with a warm-handoff for these patients.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs assessments/examinations for inpatients at Barnes Jewish Hospital with opioid use disorder (OUD).� Performs daily follow up care for patients on the floor and in coordination with the toxicology team.
Assesses and counsels patients and obtains medical histories. Interprets diagnostic test results for deviations from normal.� Determines next steps in clinical care and discusses with patient, residents, and toxicology team and inpatient service line.
Bills for professional services as permitted by the collaborative practice agreement.� Fulfills all requirements of EMR documentation for billing purposes and ensures compliance with all regulations.
Prescribes therapy or medication in accordance with the collaborative practice agreement.
Provide education to patients and their significant others, doctors, nurses, and other health care professionals to improve clinical care.� Makes appropriate community referral upon discharge and ensures that patients have adequate resources for successful ongoing care plans.
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.
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.).
A Nurse Practitioner who has practiced as an NP in a critical care setting for 3+ years.
Current or recent hospital experience within the Emergency Department highly preferred.
X-waiver approved for the state of Missouri.
Applicant Special Instructions:
Normal hospital ward environment, with exposure to patient elements, prolonged extensive or considerable standing/walking, supplies and equipment with variable work schedule.
The hiring range for this position is $37.57 - $52.60 per hour.
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.
This position is eligible for part-time benefits.� Please visit our website at hr.wustl.edu to view a summary of benefits.
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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