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Nurse Practitioner - Cardiology

  • Requisition no: 505155
  • Work type: Full Time
  • Location: Medical Center
  • School/Department: Medicine
  • Grade: Grade 105
  • Categories: Health/Clinical
  • Job Type: Officer of Administration
  • Bargaining Unit: N/A
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • End Date if Temporary: N/A
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
 

Position Summary

Columbia University Irving Medical Center, Department of Medicine, is seeking a Nurse Practitioner (NP) to work in the inpatient setting within the Division of Cardiology. The selected candidate will join a progressive NP group to care for patients with advanced cardiac illnesses, on our telemetry ward, advanced cardiac step-downs and CCU. The Nurse Practitioner will manage a diverse group of cardiac patients predominantly with Advanced Heart Failure and Heart Transplant. 


Responsibilities

  • Render direct patient care 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 care problems from admission through discharge.
  • Counseling and educate patients and their caregivers on disease processes and care management
  • Collaborate and meet with the multidisciplinary team to address quality care initiatives and length of stay.
  • Document all patient/caregiver encounters in the EMR.
  • Perform other responsibilities as required.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Nursing or equivalent in education and experience, plus one to two years of experience required.
  • Current New York State RN and NP licenses.
  • Current NP Board Certification.
  • Current DEA license.
  • Current BCLS and ACLS certification.

Preferred Requirements

  • ANCC Board Certification in Acute Care preferred.
  • Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP) preparation preferred.
  • Previous NP experience a plus.
  • Recent experience in Critical Care preferred.
  • Experience in cardiology, advanced heart failure a plus.

Other Requirements

  • Must have the ability to adapt to a flexible schedule.  Flex shifts, Nights and/or Days with night rotation positions are available.
  • Excellent clinical, interpersonal, and communication (both Written and Verbal) skills required.
  • Familiarity and proficiency with computer based programs such as electronic medical records systems, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, and MS Excel.
  • Participation in medical surveillance program.
  • Must successfully complete systems training requirements.

Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.

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