Clinical Instructor, CMS LTC APRN

Columbia, MO
Mar 31, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Description

Work Location: St. Louis, MO

Characteristic Duties

  • Primary role is to assess and monitor health status of long-term care residents enrolled in Innovation Grant project within nursing home assigned in St. Louis area.
  • Diagnosing and managing acute episodic and chronic illnesses of residents in assigned nursing home.
  • Working relationship with attending physicians and medical director of long-term care setting leading to improved communication about health status of residents.
  • Recognition and management of condition changes among enrolled residents to reduce unnecessary hospitalization of enrollees.
  • Working knowledge of INTERACT II model and participation in educational programs for assigned nursing home staff. (Education of model will be provided)
  • Role model for nursing home staff in use of early illness detection skills and use of INTERACT II tools
  • A working knowledge of quality improvement practices, latest clinical evidence-based practices in nursing and health care and evidence-based organizational improvement practices.
  • Working knowledge of required federal nursing home Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) process.
  • A working knowledge of Minimum Data Set (MDS) derived quality indicators of nursing home.
  • Ability to work directly with nursing home leadership team in implementation of teams for decision making and quality improvement.
  • Ability to work with all levels of nursing home staff to assist them in using INTERACT II tools leading to early illness detection skills.
  • Ability to establish collaborative working relationship with interdisciplinary faculty and research staff at MU to develop needed links with experts that may be essential to assisting facilities with different kinds of clinical and organizational practice issues.
  • Working knowledge of charting system within assigned nursing home and participation in developing portals to transferring hospitals in community.
  • An ability to maintain confidentiality while working in the assigned nursing home.
  • Participation in monthly research council meetings to keep abreast of Innovation Grant goals and expectations.
  • Maintenance of clinical skills over the timeframe of the grant.
  • Working knowledge of applied and evaluative research designs and input of data essential to monitoring the outcomes of the Innovation Grant.


Master’s degree in Nursing is minimum requirement from an accredited college or university with a concentration in an advanced practice nursing clinical specialty related to the care of adults.

Two to three years of nursing experience.

Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of Missouri and a document of recognition as an advanced practice nurse from the Missouri State Board of Nursing is required.

Computer access to the Internet.

All duties and standards within this document will be performed in compliance with regulatory guidelines and applicable federal/state laws according to University policies and procedures.

Application Materials

Apply using the online application. Be prepared to upload current CV.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, 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

The University of Missouri is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. 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, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882-4256.

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


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