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Washington University of St. Louis Nurse Practitioner - Cardiology (West County) - 48866 in St. Louis, Missouri

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 Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology. The position is located in West County.

Essential Functions


Position provides primary and/or specialty nursing and/or medical care related to general cardiology and valvular heart disease in a variety of settings; works under physician oversight as required by state regulation, and functions within the scope of practice defined by the NP’s specialty certification, BJH medical by-laws, and, where it exists, the collaborative practice agreement.


  1. Provides direct patient care to include obtaining patient history, performing patient assessment via observation, interview and examination; orders, performs, and interprets diagnostic studies; performs preventative health assessments, screening, immunizations and care; provides direct treatment and management of acute and chronic disease conditions; develops and implements patient-centered plan of care in collaboration with physicians, patients, consultants, nurses, ancillary care providers, and others as appropriate to the patient’s condition.
  2. Manages health conditions via prescriptive authority or referral to other healthcare providers or community resources; may perform diagnostic or therapeutic interventions consistent with certification and state regulations.
  3. May bill for services covered by collaborative practice agreement.
  4. Provides counseling and education of patients and their families/caregivers concerning preventative health, treatment options, and community resources.
  5. Monitors/ensures accuracy of patient medical records, maintains all required reports, records, statistics, etc.
  6. Maintains a safe, comfortable, and therapeutic environment for patients/families in accordance with established clinic/hospital standards.
  7. Provides management services for clinical research study projects; monitors participating subjects, including medication administration and family/patient education.
  8. Works in accordance with established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance program, safety, environmental, and infection control standards.
  9. Regularly participates in constant quality improvement and process improvement activities centered on the goal of providing exceptional, evidence-based patient care.
  10. Enhances professional growth and development through educational programs, current literature, in-service meetings, and workshops.

Required Qualifications

  • Current MSN with emphasis in the Nurse Practitioner program.
  • REQUIRED LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: Missouri and/or Illinois APN licensure as applicable by state of work location, or ability to successfully obtain licensure within three 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).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum of two years of cardiology outpatient nurse practitioner experience.
  • Some inpatient cardiology experience.
  • Valvular heart disease experience helpful.
  • Holds current certification in patient care field and required specialty.

Salary Range

The hiring range for this position is $78,915 - $142,084 annually.

Pre-Employment Screening

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.

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.

Job Title: Nurse Practitioner - Cardiology (West County) - 48866

Job ID: 48866

Location: Medical School

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular