Advertised Summary Job Description: Columbia University Medical Center, Department of Surgery, is seeking a Nurse Practitioner to work within the outpatient practice of the Center for Advanced Cardiac Care (CACC). This position will work under the management of the Chief Nurse Practitioner and the CACC Medical and Surgical Directors. The incumbent will work collaboratively with Physicians, NP peers, Registered Nurses, other members of multidisciplinary care team, and administrative support staff unto the CACC Program. The Nurse Practitioner will also be responsible to counsel/educate patients and their caregivers on disease processes and care management outside of the hospital. Duties and responsibilities: 1 The incumbent will obtain patients' history, performing comprehensive and targeted physical examinations. 2 Assist with ordering and evaluating diagnostic tests, and diagnosing/managing chronic as well as acute patient problems. 3 Review outside records/reports as needed and follow-up/collaborate with the Physician to re-develop the treatment plan as necessary. 4 Collaborate with NP peers and the Registered Nurse team to triage daily patient's calls and communicate with referring Providers. 5 Assist the multidisciplinary team including but not limited to Social Workers, Nutritionists, Pharmacists, Surgeons, the Palliative Care Team, the CACC inpatient team, and other specialists as necessary to provide/coordinate care across the continuum. 6 Document all patient/caregiver encounters in the outpatient EMR. 7 Participate is weekly multidisciplinary team meetings. 8 Support other functions as assigned.
General Minimum Qualifications: Requires a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus five (5) years of related experience. Degree in Nursing, BSN, and valid New York State Nurse Practitioner license required.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: Qualifications for Candidates include but are not limited to the following: Familiarity and proficiency with computer based programs such as electronic medical records systems. Effective management/leadership skills necessary to organize, develop, direct and evaluate the activities of myriad personnel. Analytical skills necessary for problem-solving and clinical decision-making. Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Internal Number: 126_167341
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