Advertised Summary Job Description: The Department of Medicine, is seeking a Nurse Practitioner (NP) to work within the outpatient practice of the Cardiac Amyloidosis Program in the Center for Advance Cardiac Care (CACC) under the management of the Director of the Cardiac Amyloidosis Center within the Division of Cardiology. The NP will work collaboratively with Physicians, NP and PA peers, Registered Nurses, other members of multidisciplinary care team, and administrative support staff. The NP will render direct patient care during outpatient office hours including but not limited to: obtaining patients' history, performing comprehensive and targeted physical examinations, ordering and evaluating diagnostic tests, and diagnosing/managing chronic as well as acute patient problems. The NP will also be responsible for counseling/educating patients and their caregivers on disease processes and care management as needed. The provider will be engaged in all aspects of patients' clinical care and work with other members of the care team to provide seamless care across all venues including outpatient, inpatient and clinical research venues.
The NP will be expected to collaboratively and autonomously facilitate and deliver care to a specific subset of patients with all forms of Cardiac Amyloidosis as well as other cardiomyopathies. The NP will obtain and review outside records/reports as needed and follow-up/collaborate with the Physicians to re-develop the treatment plan as necessary. The NP will work with his/her NP and PA peers and the Registered Nurse team to triage daily patient calls and communicate with referring Providers. The NP will also be expected to work with the multidisciplinary team including but not limited to Social Workers, Nutritionists, Pharmacists, Surgeons, the Palliative Care Team, the CACC inpatient team, clinical research team and other specialists as necessary to provide/coordinate care across the continuum, including in-patient admissions and clinical research protocol visits. The NP is required to document all patient/caregiver encounters in the appropriate record. The NP is expected to participate in weekly Team meetings. Other duties as assigned.
General Minimum Qualifications: Requires a Master's degree in Nursing as a Nurse Practitioner trained in the care of adults, plus one to two years of experience. Current New York State Registered Professional Nurse and Nurse Practitioner licenses.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: ANCC, BCLS, ACLS certification required. Familiarity and proficiency with computer based programs such as electronic medical records systems, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, and MS Excel.
Preferred Qualifications: Adult Gerontological Care experience preferred. Experience with the Cardiology patient populations preferred. Proficiency in spoken and written Spanish preferred.
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Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Internal Number: 126_171324
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