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Columbia University Nurse Practitioner Fellow - PACC in New York, New York

  • Requisition no: 508733

  • Work Type: Full Time

  • Location: Campus|Medical Center

  • School/Department: null

  • Categories: Health/Clinical

  • Job Type: Officer of Administration

  • Bargaining Unit: n/a

  • Regular/Temporary: Temporary

  • End Date if Temporary: up to 1 year

  • Hours Per Week: 35+ Salary Range: Commensurate with experience

Position Summary

The NP Fellowship Program is an intensive, one year training program within the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care. Our mission is to provide a focused and structured environment to help acute care nurse practitioners develop their skill set in critical care medicine. The program is designed for novice or more established Acute Care Nurse Practitioners looking to gain experience in critical care and become adept in evaluating and managing critically-ill patients. The program is unique in that it offers exposure to a diverse, medically complex patient population with a wide range of critical illnesses.

The fellowship program will have a strong didactic component as well as an intense clinical experience in a multidisciplinary cutting-edge environment that will prepare the practitioner to provide high-quality evidence-based patient care, enhance their critical thinking skills, and establish proficiency in a wide range of invasive procedures.


It is the goal of the NP Fellow to acquire/demonstrate the following skills:

  • Proficient computer skills in EMR

  • Management of 3-4 ICU patients with minimal guidance from supervising NP or MD

  • Admission history and write-up with minimal guidance from supervising NP or MD

  • Consultation requests (medical or surgical) for complex patients

  • Write succinct and accurate transfer summaries for patients being discharged or transferred to the floor

  • Write accurate and complete admission orders

  • Knowledge of medication dosing

  • Independence for all common procedures (ABG, venous blood draws, radial arterial line, central venous line)

  • Evolving experiences with less common procedures, alternate access sites

  • Ability to generate a differential diagnosis and medical treatment plan

  • Familiarity with top 10 ICU articles

  • Competence with basic ventilator management (AC/VC, PS)

  • Ability to complete ECMO intakes and manage ECMO patients, in conjunction with the ECMO team

  • Respond to RRT

  • Additional responsibilities include attending ICU lectures, Mortality and Morbidity conferences, journal club, team days, and simulation sessions.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree with a specialty in Acute Care, or equivalent in education and experience

  • Current New York State NP and RN licenses

  • Acute care board certification

Preferred Qualifications

  • At least one year of direct patient care experience

  • NYS DEA License

Other Requirements

  • Successful completion of applicable systems training requirements

  • Participation in the medical surveillance program required

  • Contact with patients and/or human research subjects

  • Wear N-95 respirator

  • Potential bloodborne pathogen exposure

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