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Clinical Coordinator II-RN


Clinical Coordinator II-RN

  • 528758
  • Medical Center
  • Pediatrics
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: Aug 10 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 Gastroenterology. 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 and care coordination to our Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology.


  • Clinical: 50%
    - Work with nurse practitioners and physicians during clinic visits.
    - Patient and family education.
    - Feeding tube management.
    - Central line care.
    - Pillcam endoscopy placement.
    - Assist with motility and pH probe placements.
    - Administer clinic medications, such as IBD medications and flu shots.
    - Preliminary assessment of patients.
    - Timely follow up with patients and families regarding test results and pending tests.
    - Telephone triage from patients/families in conjunction with Gastroenterology attending, nurse practitioner or fellow.
    - Coordinate with inpatient team to secure outpatient Gastroenterology clinic appointment and meet with inpatient families when needed.
    - Patient care coordination with Gastroenterology patients via email, EPIC notation and phone call follow up with other clinical services; coordinate referrals to other specialties e.g. dermatology, immunology, etc.
    - Patient care coordination with durable medical equipment companies, home care agencies and school nurses.
    - Other responsibilities as assigned.

    Administrative and Analytics: 50%
    - Assist with prescription refills and communicate with insurance companies as needed.
    - Provide letters of medical necessity for infusions and medications.
    - Prepare orders in EPIC (i.e. prescriptions and lab work) for physician sign off.
    - Documentation of care plan in EPIC.
    - Clinic supplies management.
    - Review patient clinical data to promote healthcare maintenance.
    - Review clinical data (volume, new patients) for specialty programs (IBD, Short Gut).
    - Other responsibilities as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in education and experience required; plus four years of related experience.
    Minimum Education requirement (1.5 years of related experience for each year of education may be used to fulfill education requirements.)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Gastroenterology patients.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Bilingual (Spanish and English).

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.
  • Familiarity with reviewing electronic medical records.
  • Familiarity with Redcap and other data management sources.

Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

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