University of Missouri - Columbia
Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 2, 2023

Hiring Department

The School of Medicine – Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Job Description

The School of Medicine – Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is seeking a highly motivated, engaged, and committed Nurse Clinician who is interested in joining a fast-paced, highly productive team.

Our Orthopaedic service talent teams include: Attending Physicians, Fellow/Resident Physicians, Extender Practitioners, Nurses, ATC/OTCs, Clinical Administrative Coordinators, Research Faculty, Research Technical Teams, and Students. Our clinicians have clinical locations in Columbia, Jefferson City, Boonville, Liberty, and Springfield. 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 departmental staff to support the overall culture and advancement of the Missouri Orthopaedic Institute and 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:
- Build and grow credibility, relationships and understanding of Department/assigned service line to ensure optimal clinical support
- Assist with the strategies of supporting the assigned service line team to ensure long-term success
- Provide medical information, direct patient care, and emotional support to patients and families.
- Provide clinical and administrative support to assigned clinician, accompany, and assist clinician during scheduled, special clinics and surgical cases.
- 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 physician’s research and teaching efforts by coordinating with various other teams and departments


Salary Range:$66,123-$106,122 (Yearly)


University Title:NURSE CLINICIAN

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


Typically, 8:00am – 5:00pm, Monday through Friday with ability to be flexible as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities can be acquired. Two (2) years of RN experience in an area of specialization. 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.

Preferred Qualifications

Participation in professional nursing organization is desirable.

Application Materials

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

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

Values Commitment

We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person’s success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement. This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.

In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research and engagement.

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 Director of Employee and Labor Relations at 573-882-7976.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Director of Accessibility and ADA at 573-884-7278.

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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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