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Clinical Coordinator II - NP

Neurological Surgery

Clinical Coordinator II - NP

  • 530278
  • Medical Center
  • Neurological Surgery
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: Oct 11 2022
  • Grade 105
  • Job Type: Officer of Administration
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours Per Week: 35

Position Summary

The Department of Neurological Surgery is seeking to recruit an experienced outpatient Nurse Practitioner to provide clinical care and clinical research in collaboration with the attending physician. The Nurse Practitioner will be responsible for evaluating and managing patients with neurological conditions that may require neurosurgery.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Perform and document a complete medical history and physical examination to formulate diagnoses and treatment plan.
  • Order and review appropriate laboratory tests and imaging studies.
  • Review preoperative medical clearance and optimize patients as needed.
  • Prescribe medications and make appropriate referrals.
  • Manage patients via telephone, telehealth, or in-person appointments.
  • Consult selected patients in routine follow-up and for urgent same-day and next-day appointments.
  • Assist in the coordination of the operative schedule prior to surgery.
  • Coordinate admissions and collaborate with the inpatient team during daily rounds.
  • Provide patient education both pre-operatively and post-operatively.
  • Refer to specialists and multidisciplinary care team members.
  • Participate in division-specific clinical conferences, which include weekly NP conferences, departmental grand rounds, and multidisciplinary meetings.
  • Participate in research protocols using Good Clinical Practices (GCP) related to patient care.
  • Perform other duties as assigned/requested.  


Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Nursing (MSN) with prescriptive privileges (or eligibility).
  • A minimum of 4 years of nursing experience in addition to a current New York State NP and RN license.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in neurosurgery, neurology, critical care, or emergency department care. 
  • Recent NP graduates are welcome to apply.

Other Requirements

  • DEA Certification and Certification by ANCC, or AANP.
  • Must be able to meet credentialing requirements by NYP.

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Columbia University is committed to hiring qualified local residents.

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