This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week. Position hours will include after hours/evening on-call (two evenings every other week).
Department Name/Job Location
This position is in the Department of Neurology/Epilepsy. The position is located at McMillan. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Position is responsible for coordinating the care of patients for the Adult Epilepsy section throughout the continuum of care. Will provide direct patient care primarily through phone interaction, phone call triage, scheduling tests/labs, obtaining test/lab results, communicating test/lab results, submitting orders(test, labs, referrals), implementing treatments, and obtaining authorizations. Manages the ordering and compliance of controlled substances. Administrative responsibilities entail basic office duties including faxing, copying, scanning, uploading CD’s (Lila), and assisting with all forms/letters and/or renewals.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Patient Care Duties
Coordinates all aspects of patient plan of care, including diagnostic tests, referrals to outside sources, discussion of diagnostic test/lab results with patients and other health care providers, explanation of procedures/tests, and patient education per Adult Epilepsy guidelines. Refills medications including controlled substance per standing orders and Adult Epilepsy guidelines.
Manages and triages phone calls and in-basket messages for providers. Acts as a liaison between patients, family members, facilities, and providers. Ability to problem solve questions, issues, and concerns from patients, their family and/or caregiver’s regarding upcoming procedures, diagnosis, and/or treatments per Adult Epilepsy guidelines.
Completes insurance, FMLA, comparable disability, driver’s licenses forms, etc. and formulate letters of necessity for patients’ medical equipment, medicines and legal matters per Adult Epilepsy guidelines.
Assist Epilepsy physicians with VNS & RNS clinic appointments.
All other duties assigned.
Maintains required HIPAA compliance, skills/competencies and participates in in-services, staff programs, continuing education and cross-training programs according to established standard and Washington University policies.
Complies with OSHA, state and federal regulatory sources/standard. Participates in quality improvement activities to ensure appropriate clinical outcomes.
Graduate of an accredited nursing program with two years of nursing experience.
REQUIRED LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: Currently licensed in the state of Illinois and/or Missouri RN licensure, as applicable to work location 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).
Three years of medical related experience.
Ability to triage and problem solve patient care questions and/or concerns.
Experienced in coordinating and managing all aspects of clinical patient care.
The hiring range for this position is $53,705 - $96,678 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.
This position is eligible for full-time benefits. Please click the following link to view a summary of benefits: https://wustl.box.com/s/8wkhs25yssf0775x9d6nd6vqa7obpth7.
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.