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Columbia University Clinical Coordinator III - NP in New York, New York

  • Requisition no: 508729

  • Work Type: Full Time

  • Location: Campus|Medical Center

  • School/Department: null

  • Categories: Health/Clinical

  • Job Type: Officer of Administration

  • Regular/Temporary: Regular

  • Hours Per Week: 35

  • Salary Range: Commensurate with experience

Position Summary

This position reports directly to the Director of the Hernia Center in the Department of Surgery. The incumbent will be responsible for providing Hernia care services in the office; including assessing, diagnosing, prescribing, treating, and educating patients. Works closely with Hernia Surgeons and other clinicians in a team approach to patient care.


  1. Will assess patient status by obtaining health history through patient/family interviews and chart reviews.

  2. Assessing presenting illness, risk factors, and family history, psychosocial situation, and cultural factors; and performing appropriate physical examination.

  3. Provide pre-operative evaluation, risk assessment, screening, and education.

  4. Conduct independent outpatient mid- and long-term postoperative follow up

  5. Assist with ordering appropriate laboratory diagnostic and perform other screening tests.

  6. Seeks other information as needed, including consultation with physicians and other clinicians, for evaluation of illness.

  7. Integrates data to determine diagnosis and therapeutic plan, including identification of any health risks.

  8. Develop and implement treatment plan by prescribing/dispensing medications and/or injections in compliance with medical practice guidelines and state laws.

  9. Providing guidance to patient/family regarding medications and treatments.

  10. Educates patients regarding health promotion/illness prevention.

  11. Provides recommendations to appropriate community resources to meet patient/family needs.

  12. Communicates appropriate case management information to other professionals and community agencies.

  13. Prepares documentation for medical records including updating patient medical chart by posting examination and test results, diagnosis, medications, and treatment in written/computerized manner.

  14. Participates in peer reviews, chart reviews, staff education, clinical guideline development, and other continuing education. Also provide quality assurance activities to demonstrate compliance with standards, regulations, policies, and procedures.

  15. Compile with patient confidentiality requirements. Promotes patient advocacy.

  16. Collaborates with physicians in managing acute and long-term medical needs of patient.

  17. Assist with monitoring and continuity of care between visits according to treatment plan including triaging patient calls/e-mails.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum education:

Requires bachelor’s degree or equivalent in education and experience plus 5 years of related experience; Master's preferred.

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse with master’s degree or doctorate prepared as a Nurse Practitioner. Physician Assistant applicants must have a degree from an accredited; AMA CAHEA approved Physician Assistant Program.

Other Requirements

Minimum licensing requirements:

NYS Nurse Practitioner license

Board certified Physician Assistant with a current New York State license.

Current or be eligible for a DEA license for New York State.

Minimum certification requirements:

BLS Certified (ACLS optional).

Board certified with ANCC for Nurse Practitioner.

Minimum computer skills:

Intermediate MS Office skills.

Must be able to successfully complete systems training requirements.

General skills:

Qualifications for Candidates include but are not limited to the following:

  • Effective interpersonal and communications skills required.

  • Ability to interact with diverse a patient population.

  • Excellent knowledge of nursing care methods and procedures.

  • Must be able to adapt to a growing and changing environment.

Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

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