Clinical Nurse Coordinator - Neurology

Washington University in St. Louis - St. Louis, MO4.1

30+ days agoFull-time$53,000 - $74,000 a year
SkillsBenefits
Job Type/Schedule

This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.

Department Name/Job Location

This position is in the Department of Neurology. The position is located at McMillan Hospital. This position is for the Medical School Campus.

Essential Functions

POSITION SUMMARY:
Position is responsible for coordinating the comprehensive care of patients with epilepsy, serving as a clinical resource for patients in the advanced medical and surgical care. Position provides supervision, coordination, and assignment functions for in-patient and out-patient treatment.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provides direct patient care, including assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of patients with epilepsy; coordination of all patient care; completes health history and physical examination on patients; conveys findings to physician; phone triage according to department standards; management of surgical scheduling.
Coordinates patient care, orders diagnostic tests, conveys findings to physician, attends patient care conferences, coordinates patient appointments, and assists with referrals to outside sources.
Assists physician and provides support with examinations, procedures, and other processes related to direct patient care.
Performs a variety of nursing administrative duties, including compliance with environmental safety regulations, infection control standards, and quality assurance.
Acts as liaison and team leader by facilitating communication and coordination of care between patients, families, and health team members; explains routines and procedures to patients and coordinates patient care information to appropriate sources.
Develop an advanced understanding of epilepsy seizures, to assist in interpretation of patient’s signs and symptoms, as well as in patient education about epileptic seizures.
Develop basic knowledge of EEG and imaging studies, including magnetic resonance (MRI), single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) imaging, and positron emission tomography (PET) imaging to serve as liaison for communicating results of advanced diagnostic testing with patients.
Establish outstanding rapport with patients to assist in their understanding of options in the medical and surgical care of epilepsy.
Performs other duties incidental to the work described herein.

Required Qualifications

Graduate of an accredited nursing program with 2 years of nursing experience.
Current Missouri 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).

Preferred Qualifications

BSN with 5 years of experience.
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.
Working knowledge of general and neurology nursing theory and practice.
Demonstrates an ability to work independently, while still communicating and collaborating with other staff and faculty.
The ability to problem solve.

Salary Range

The hiring range for this position is $53,165 - $74,443 annually.

Pre-Employment Screening

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.

Benefits

  • 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)

EOE Statement

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.