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 Internal Medicine, Division of Oncology. The position is located at Christian Hospital Northwest.
Position provides day-to-day/frontline supervision, coordination, and assignment functions for patient care staff and patient treatment.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Supervises nursing and other ancillary staff including assisting the Nurse Manager with human resource responsibilities to include performance appraisals, mentoring staff, and initiating disciplinary action as needed for subordinates.
Coordinates patient services with physicians and staff to provide quality care in a timely and effective manner, conducting rounds to ensure delivery of quality patient care.
Provides educational opportunities through mentorship of staff on quality improvement activities to ensure compliance with treatment center policies and procedures which will include the medical school’s regulatory guidelines.
Assigns/coordinates activities and duties of staff, orienting new staff, and advising administration of conditions and performance issues.
Provides direct patient care as needed, including development of patient care plans, administering medication, vitals, phlebotomy, monitoring IV therapies, and maintaining records in accordance with approved nursing techniques.
Promotes and maintains good public relations with patients and their families and all other department staff. Always utilizes the “Take the Heat” model for all complaints voiced from our customers (H-Hear them Out, E-Empathize, A-Apologize, T-Take responsibility for action).
Provides appropriate counsel to patients/families explaining medications, procedures, and ensures continuity of care for our patients.
Graduate of an accredited nursing program, plus a minimum of 2 years of related nursing experience.
Current Missouri LPN or RN licensure in accordance with the Compact Act; Basic Life Support certification (Online BLS certifications, those without a skills assessment component, are not sufficient to meet the BLS requirements).
Working knowledge of general nursing theory and practice.
Organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.
The hiring range for this position is $60,403 - $108,726 annually.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, 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.
Please upload the following medical license/certification requirements: MO and/or IL (whichever is applicable)
Any additional license or certifications you may have
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade S27.
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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