Position is responsible for providing individualized assistance across the care continuum to patients, families, and caregivers to expedite, coordinate care, and address health system barriers. This position assumes the responsibility for the coordination of patient care through interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary collaboration to achieve optimal patient outcomes with a focus on high risk patients or those with complex care needs (including multidisciplinary care) while building and maintaining community relationships to provide expedient and reliable access to quality patient care.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Coordinates patient services with physicians and staff to provide quality care in an appropriate and effective manner; provides appropriate counsel and teaching to patients and families; ensures continuity of care and promotes health care maintenance. Bridge gaps in care, and assess/troubleshoot care transitions and barriers to care. If order entry in the electronic medical record is part of the job function, completes requisitions/orders per Washington University guidelines.
Promotes and maintains good public relations with patients/families and acts as a liaison between other departments.
Assists physicians with examinations, procedures, education and other processes related to direct patient care. Provides direct patient care, including administering medication, vitals, and phlebotomy, monitoring IV therapies, and maintaining records in accordance with approved nursing techniques.
May participate in clinical research; assists physicians and other health care providers in completing data for research studies and provides documentation required for studies. Enhance access to therapeutic clinical trials and optimize communication with patients, families and investigators regarding therapeutic clinical trials, including patient-specific education about clinical trials.
Participates in continued professional development, attending educational programs, in-service, and meetings as needed.
Maintain navigation services documentation according to program standards.
Performs other duties when needed.
Three years of experience of specialty specific nursing in a hospital, clinic, or community setting. Â
Ability to promote and build teamwork and multidisciplinary care concept.
Ability to promote programs and services to the community. Â
Working knowledge of techniques and methodologies used in developing, coordinating, and managing clinical research projects with working knowledge of database management, spreadsheet, and statistical analysis software.
Graduate of an accredited nursing program with three years of nursing experience.
REQUIRED LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: Â Current Missouri and/or Illinois RN licensure, depending on work location, in accordance with the Compact Act; Basic Life Support certification.
$54,700.00 - $98,700.00 / 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.
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.
Washington University in St. Louis is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to our employees. Benefits eligibility is subject to employment status, full-time equivalent (FTE) workload, and weekly standard hours. Please visit our website at https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/ to view a summary of benefits.
Washington University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to an individualâ™s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability status, protected veteran status, national or ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation. Women, minorities, protected veterans and the disabled are strongly encouraged to apply.
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