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Clinical Coordinator III NP

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Clinical Coordinator III NP

  • 533023
  • Medical Center
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: Dec 28 2022
  • Grade 106
  • Job Type: Officer of Administration
  • Bargaining Unit:
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • End Date if Temporary:
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Salary Range: $120,000 - $150,000
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

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.  the incumbent will manage pre- and post-operative patients. The incumbent will be responsible for providing clinical care services; including assessing, diagnosing, prescribing, treating, and educating patients. Works closely with other clinicians in a team approach to patient care.    


  • Responsibilities: -Work closely with the Urogynecology physicians in the Division of Gynecologic Specialty Surgery to provide high quality, comprehensive patient care.
  • Perform urodynamic testing, pelvic floor therapy including counseling sessions, vaginal dilator training, biofeedback and estim. 
  • Perform post-operative voiding trials, bladder instillations, and clean intermittent catheterization/catheter teaching. –
  • Perform pessary maintenance patient visits.
  • Conduct pre-operative counseling and post-op visits in collaboration with individual Urogynecology physicians.
  • Assist in office-based procedures, e.g., cystoscopy. –
  • Coordinates and manages lab tracking for the Urogynecology physicians by coordinating with the RN
  • Tracks abnormal lab results to confirm that patient has had appropriate follow-up as ordered by the physician in the patient's plan of care.
  • Acts as a resource for patients requesting lab results and requisition. –
  • Triaging patient phone calls and making follow-up clinically related calls. – for pre and post-operative patients
  • Assist with guiding patients through the surgical process
  • See patients of the practice for evaluation and discussion of treatment options-new and follow up
  • Obtain outside medical records and images prior to initial consult.
  • Coordinate perioperative planning. Determine need for medical clearance and ensure contact and documentation with appropriate providers.
  • Review perioperative course with patients in advance of surgery including orientation to CUMC, scheduling procedures (urodynamics, cardiac testing, imaging, etc.), timing of surgery, anesthesia evaluation, preoperative lab testing and follow up, anticipated hospital course, prescription information.
  • Telephone patients after discharge and coordinate the evaluation and management of the recovery period, including postoperative complications.
  • Communicates effectively and professionally with patients, and members of the health care team about the patient's plan of care.
  • Miscellaneous duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus five years of related experience; Master's preferred
  • Must have current New York State NP and RN license and DEA and maintain and renew when necessary.
  • Must be able to meet credentialing requirements.
  • Must be willing to travel to our practice locations in NYC and Westchester.
  • Eager to learn, master, and apply new skills. Excellent organizational abilities and computer skills. Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to be a team player in a busy environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • OB/GYN Experience 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.


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

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