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Clinical Coordinator II - RN

Pediatrics

Clinical Coordinator II - RN

  • 530287
  • Medical Center
  • Pediatrics
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: Oct 11 2022
  • Grade 105
  • Job Type: Officer of Administration
  • Bargaining Unit:
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • End Date if Temporary:
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Salary Range:
 

Position Summary

The Department of Pediatrics is seeking a Clinical Coordinator II - RN to join our team in a full-time position to work within the division of Allergy and Immunology. Columbia University Irving Medical Center’s Department of Pediatrics is a world leader in providing care for children. Our mission areas include Healthcare, Education and Research. We offer care for our patients in over 25 specialty areas as well as individualized care for complex cases. Our Residency, Fellowship and Graduate programs are among the best in the Nation. Our Clinical, Translational and Basic Science research features collaborations across specialties and stretches from the bench to bedside. We also have several active clinical trials available to our patients. This position will support the department by providing clinical support to our division of Allergy and Immunology. 


Responsibilities

  • Provide patient education, review emergency action plan, perform Epipen training, medication dosage and manage schedule.
  • Responsible for basic food avoidance measures, environmental avoidance, asthma MDI training, review of asthma action plan and review of self-injections. 
  • Perform in-office test-prep(s), place and obtain results for interpretation (Patch Testing, Spirometry, Food and Drug challenges and Allergy skin tests).
  • Administer various vaccines and mix and manage patient serums.
  • Manage patient lab results, which involves signing off on all normal test results and escalating all abnormal to the Physicians’ attention.
  • Obtain lab reports as needed for providers, file/upload lab reports in the EMR system.
  • Enter patient data into the EMR system and maintain the EMR database consistently.
  • Forward tests results to referring physicians and patients/parents as requested.
  • Handle pre-authorizations for supplies and medications as needed.
  • Assist Physicians in the exam room, prepare and label specimens with clinical data and document when needed.
  • Triage patient calls and cover service calls, as needed, contact pharmacy for patient prescriptions and refills.
  • Ensure service excellence by becoming thoroughly familiar with the Seven Pillars of Behavior and putting them into practice in carrying out job responsibilities.
  • Performs related duties & responsibilities as assigned/requested. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or equivalent in education and experience required; plus four years of related experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Two years of experience in clinical experience and quality improvement projects, preferably in a pediatric setting.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced and diverse environment, and demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Must have strong time management skills, strong multi-tasking abilities and the ability to exercise good judgment.
  • Previous experience with pediatric populations and asthma.

Other Requirements

  • Current NYS RN License, maintain and renew when necessary. (RN’s are required to have a NYS license to qualify for the position)
  • Proficiency in MS Office, specifically Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Adhere to all applicable HIPAA, billing compliance and safety guidelines.

Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

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