Columbia University Clinical Coordinator II RN in New York, New York

Job TitleClinical Coordinator II RN

Job Code Title

Job Requisition Number 095657

Department 7534- REH Rehab & Regenerative Med

Location Medical Center

Job Type Officer Full-Time Regular

Bargaining Unit

If temporary, indicate duration

Hours Per Week 35

Job Family Health

Salary Grade Officer 105

Salary Range Commensurate with experience

Advertised Summary Job Description The Clinical Coordinator will be responsible for assisting physicians and assuring the efficient day-to-day clinical operations of the outpatient physician practice.

Minimum Qualifications for Grade

Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant * Graduate of an approved school of nursing with current license registration in New York State as a Registered Nurse. BSN required. Four years of related work experience.

Additional Position-Specific Minimum Qualifications

Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant * BCLS and ACLS Certification

  • Must have excellent clinical skills in a high-volume, high-pressure environment.

  • Must be able to work independently and efficiently.

  • Must be able to interact with all levels of staff and must have an understanding of patient confidentiality.

  • Must be highly motivated, dependable, and detail oriented individual who can be creative and take initiative as needed.

Special Instructions

Preferred Qualifications * Prior Medical Surgical patient care employment experience.

  • Excellent written and oral communication.

  • Four years' related experience including 1-2 years clinical experience as a Registered Nurse.

  • Bilingual Spanish.

Essential Functions 1. Maintenance and preparation of treatment areas, medical equipment and supplies.

  1. Examine and triage patients in collaboration with physicians and other health care professionals in an outpatient setting to provide quality care and to improve patient outcomes by strengthening continuity of care.

  2. Assist physicians with clinical procedures such as fluoroscopically-guided epidural spine injections, botulinum toxin injections and joint injections, including prioritizing and facilitating scheduling, instruction of patients and families in pre-op preparations, and providing hand-on assistance during procedures such as positioning patients or managing physician equipment needs. This will involve providing care in a fluoroscopy room and outpatient clinic rooms, as well as in operating/procedure rooms.

  3. Participate in the rehabilitative care of patients throughout the lifespan, ranging in age.

  4. Communicate effectively by providing teaching to patients and their families regarding disease processes, diagnostic testing, pre- and post-procedural and general rehabilitative care. Respond promptly and effectively to inquiries from patients regarding their medical care, including questions about rehabilitation equipment, medications, physician consultations, diagnostic testing, and other patient concerns as they arise.

  5. Obtaining and informing physicians and patients of laboratory, radiologic, or other diagnostic testing.

  6. Review laboratory results and other clinical information pertinent to patient health, order appropriate tests and other ancillary services as needed, and develop care plans for patients.

  7. Participate in the recruitment, training, supervision, and evaluation of Department Practice Associates.

  8. Oversee the daily operations of the outpatient physician practice to assure an efficient, high-quality, customer-oriented practice environment.

  9. Assisting patients with coordination of services in a professional manner to ensure overall patient satisfaction.

  10. Develop, review, and appropriately update policies, protocols, standards of practice, standard operating procedures and scope of clinical practice for the Department of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine.

  11. Complete patient history and disability forms, and phone-in, write, or electronically submit prescriptions as needed.

  12. Functions within the standards of practice established by Division of Nursing and American Nurses Association Standards of Clinical Practice. Acts within the policies and procedures of the University, hospital, and clinical department.

  13. Work on special projects and perform other related duties assigned or requested.

Additional Essential Functions (Limit to 3950 characters.) Physical Demands:

Medium physical workload which requires frequent standing, kneeling, crouching, and walking. Frequent assistance with transfers of disabled individuals. Position requires occasional lifting and pushing. Will include work in a fluoroscopy suite, and require the wearing of heavy lead garments for radiation protection.

Special Indications

This position works with: Bloodborne pathogens

Contact with patients and/or research subjects

HIPAA Compliance training required Yes

Participation in Medical Surveillance required Yes

What type of posting? Is this a waiver request? Standard Posting

Requisition Open Date 11-14-2018

Requisition Close Date Open Until Filled

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