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Physician Assistant -or- Nurse Practitioner

University of Missouri
Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jul 27, 2022
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Job Description

The Department of Anesthesiology is seeking a Physician Assistant or a Nurse Practitioner to work in the Pre-Op Clinics which evaluates patients scheduled for surgery. Duties are performed under the oversight of Anesthesiology faculty and include:

1) Providing pre-procedural evaluation of physical and medical condition of patient. This includes completing a thorough history and physical of patient.

2) Performing review of medical records, patient documentation, and referral information

3) Collecting required specimens, ordering required diagnostic tests as indicated, reviewing the results of ordered tests, and documenting in patient's chart.

4) Providing pre-anesthesia teaching to the patient and family.

5) Reviewing and obtaining the necessary patient consents.

6) Verifying Anesthesia orders and ensuring proper documentation is compiled.

7) Communicating and interacting with patients/caregivers/family members to answer questions and provide information regarding post-procedural care.

Responsibilities of Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant will be collaboratively managed through the physicians in the Department of Anesthesiology and coordinated through the Surgical Services Manager at MU facilities.


Salary Range: $76,232 - $124,226 Annually

Grade: PAT - 011

University Title: Physician Assistant -or- Nurse Practitioner

Internal applicants can determine their university title by accessing the Talent Profile tile in myHR.


Shifts vary depending upon OR schedule

Minimum Qualifications

Physician Assistant:

Graduation from an AMA accredited physician assistant program, including national certification, as a physician assistant by the NCCPA is preferred.

Possession of a current Missouri license to practice as a licensed Physician Assistant is required.

Nurse Practitioner:

College Diploma, Nursing. Missouri Board of Nursing RN or Nurse Licensure Compact multi-state RN. When primary state of residency changes, compact state RNs must apply under new state of residency within thirty (30) days. Preparation as a nurse practitioner in either a Master's program or a certificate program. Must be granted a “Document of Recognition” from the Missouri Board of Nursing.

Application Materials

In addition to the Online Application, please provide a Cover Letter and Resume.

Columbia Missouri Information

Columbia, Mo., is known as an ideal college town, combining small-town comforts, community spirit and low cost of living with big-city culture, activities and resources. Home to nationally renowned public schools and other colleges and educational centers, Columbia is packed with restaurants and entertainment venues and hosts more than a dozen annual cultural festivals.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

Diversity Commitment

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice President of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882-7976 .

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-884-7278.


To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) please use the following links:
Vaccination Statement

After careful consideration of COVID-19 virus trends and the overwhelming evidence of COVID-19 vaccine safety and effectiveness, the School of Medicine, along with MU Health Care, the Sinclair School of Nursing and the School of Health Professions, recently announced the decision to require COVID-19 vaccinations by Oct. 1, 2021, for all employees, unless granted a medical or religious exemption.

All new hires will be required to submit proof of vaccination prior to your start date. If you would like to request a medical or religious exemption, you must do so upon acceptance of employment so our team has time to review prior to your scheduled start date. You will not be allowed to begin work until you have submitted proof of vaccination or received an approved medical or religious exemption.

Thank you for helping us to create the safest environment possible for our colleagues, students and our patients by protecting yourself and others through COVID-19 vaccination.

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