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Clinical Coodinator III-NP


Clinical Coodinator III-NP

  • 533323
  • Medical Center
  • Surgery
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: Jan 19 2023
  • Grade 106
  • Job Type: Officer of Administration
  • Bargaining Unit:
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • End Date if Temporary:
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Salary Range: 130,200 - 158,000
The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to departmental budgets, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, and training. The above hiring range represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

Position Summary

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


  • Will assess patient status by obtaining health history through patient/family interviews and chart reviews.
  • Assessing presenting illness, risk factors, and family history, psychosocial situation, and cultural factors; and performing appropriate physical examination.
  • Assist with ordering appropriate laboratory diagnostic and perform other screening tests.
  • Seeks other information as needed, including consultation with physicians and other clinicians, for evaluation of illness.
  • Integrates data to determine diagnosis and therapeutic plan, including identification of any health risks.
  • Develop and implement treatment plan by prescribing/dispensing medications and/or injections in compliance with medical practice guidelines and state laws.
  • Providing guidance to patient/family regarding medications and treatments.
  • Educates patients regarding health promotion/illness prevention.
  • Provides recommendations to appropriate community resources to meet patient/family needs.
  • Communicates appropriate case management information to other professionals and community agencies.
  • Prepares documentation for medical records including updating patient medical chart by posting examination and test results, diagnosis, medications, and treatment in written/computerized manner.
  • 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.
  • Acts as consultant/collaborator to clinical team. Will also compile with patient confidentiality requirements. Promotes patient advocacy.
  • Collaborates with physicians in managing acute and long-term medical needs of patient.
  • Assist with monitoring and continuity of care between visits according to treatment plan including triaging patient calls/e-mails.
  • Assist with hospital consultations as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Nurse Practitioners: Master of Nursing
  • Nursing: RN License and NP License in NYS; ANCC Board Certification
  • BLS Certification; Current or Eligible for NYS DEA License.

Other Requirements

  • Ability to perform comprehensive history and physical examination.
  • Ability to manage and coordinate a patient caseload.
  • Work within a collaborative agreement/protocols with a physician and health care team.
  • Demonstrate leadership ability to manage patients and interact effectively with peers and physicians.

Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

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

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