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Clinical Coordinator II / RN

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Clinical Coordinator II / RN

  • 529894
  • Medical Center
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: Sep 28 2022
  • Grade 105

Position Summary

The Division of Gynecologic Specialty Surgery in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of Columbia University Medical Center is comprised of 8 physicians, 3 fellows, and 3 nurse practitioners practicing in two unique sections: Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery and Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery (Urogynecology). We provide comprehensive gynecologic care, exploring different diagnostic and treatment options to treat and manage Gynecologic and Urogynecologic problems, from fibroids to incontinence. Our providers work with each patient to design an individualized care management plan, from routine testing to the most advanced diagnosis and treatment for women of all ages.  We are looking for a Registered Nurse to join our dynamic team in providing outstanding care for our patients. 

The Clinical Coordinator / RN will assist physicians in all treatments and procedures, perform preoperative patient interviews and assessments including pre-op instructions, post-operative patient care and instructions, prepare and administer prescribed medications and treatment in accordance with standards. They will report to the Division Administrator, Gynecologic Specialty Surgery.



  • Work closely with the Division Administrator, Site Managers, Director of Outpatient Operations, Medical Director of Outpatient Practices, and Clinical Nurse Director ensuring all competencies and clinical responsibilities are completed accurately.
  • Works closely with the Division Administrator, Nurse Practitioners and Practice Supervisors in regards to administrative matters.
  • Observe, report and record patient's condition, reaction to drugs and treatment, compile and record all patient laboratory information.
  • Assist physicians during clinical procedures, and department specific therapies.
  • Record patient histories and vital signs, venipuncture, injections and collect/prep specimens.
  • Monitor use and ordering of equipment, surgical instruments and supplies.
  • Triage calls and advise appropriate clinicians when necessary.
  • Assist in improving and maintaining the existing laboratory and pathology tracking system.
  • Maintain precise records of all specimens obtained and sent for testing.
  • Weekly maintenance of equipment and medications/supplies for emergency carts.
  • Ensure all medications and injections are logged and accounted for.
  • Prepare and administer prescribed medication in accordance with standards.
  • Track and monitor risk management incidents, medication errors and other patient safety issues.
  • Participates in performance improvement activities and staff education.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications


  • Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus four years of related experience.
  • Must have a current New York State Registered Nurse License and maintain and renew as necessary.


Preferred Qualifications


  • 2 years outpatient OB/GYN clinical experience
  • ACLS Preferred

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is dedicated to the goal of building a multicultural faculty and staff committed to teaching, working and serving in a diverse community, and strongly encourages applications from candidates of traditionally underrepresented backgrounds.

We are continuously seeking to recruit individuals who will enhance the diversity of our workplace and the effectiveness of our organization.

Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

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


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