Jan 11, 2022


  • University of Missouri
  • Missouri, USA

Job Description

Job Description The School of Medicine and the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery are pleased to announce the opening of a Licensed Practical Nurse to be assigned to a Clinical Service Line/Division. The Missouri Orthopaedic Institute, central Missouri's largest freestanding Orthopaedic center, is seeking an energetic, professional and highly motivated Licensed Practical Nurse, who is interested in joining a fast-paced, highly productive team. The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery’s World-Class Research program consists of a 49+ member team conducting basic science, translational and clinical orthopaedic research. The Missouri Orthopaedic Institute (MOI) houses the Thompson Laboratory for Regenerative Orthopaedics (TLRO), which is the only comprehensive orthopaedic research laboratory housed within a freestanding orthopaedic hospital in the world. Our robust Orthopaedic Research Division is responsible for more than 100 ongoing research projects, with more than 40 of those being clinical trials. The ideal candidate will play an instrumental role in the success of sustaining our department’s mission: advance the clinical, research and teaching components of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Missouri. This position will partner with clinical and research staff to support advancement of the overall culture of Missouri Orthopaedic Institute and our C3 Orthopaedics Initiative (Comprehensive, Cutting Edge, Caring Culture), which fosters a fast learning and continuously improving organization to further our mission. We are looking for someone with the following characteristics, which complement our culture and work environment: 1. Highly engaged and described as proactive and self-determined 2. Positive attitude, personable with a desire for close and collaborative       working relationships 3. Thrive in a fast-paced environment and who will be flexible and problem-solve in real time 4. Highly organized who is detail-oriented Position Overview: - Assist assigned service line team by providing clinical support to ensure long-term success - Build and grow credibility, relationships and understanding of Department / assigned service line to ensure optimal clinical support - Perform all tasks to ensure patient care of self, patient, and coworkers are following protocols and standards of care - Provide clinical and administrative support to assigned service line, accompany and assist provider during clinics and surgical cases - Provide medical information, direct patient care, and emotional support to patients and families - Supervise patient flow, make scheduling decisions, and assist with patient questions - Collaborate with ancillary services and other health care professionals to ensure high quality of patient care - Organize and schedule all surgeries and coordinate equipment needed for surgery with operative staff and vendor representatives. - Support provider’s research efforts; assist with the recruitment and evaluation of potential research subjects into clinical trials - Academic, teaching, research and clinical care administrative support

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