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Clinical Coordinator III NP/PA


Clinical Coordinator III NP/PA

  • 531397
  • Medical Center
  • Surgery
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: Nov 30 2022
  • Grade 106
  • Job Type: Officer of Administration
  • Bargaining Unit:
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • End Date if Temporary:
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Salary Range: 120,000-152.550

Position Summary

The Clinical Coordinator III, Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant will function in the setting of the Cardiac Surgery Division and 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.


  • Assists in development, implementation, and evaluation of standards of care and professional practice in collaboration with members of the health care team and in accordance with institutional policies and regulatory agency requirements.
  • The incumbent will perform and document comprehensive surgical, medical and psychosocial health histories, examinations (document pertinent positive and negative findings), and initiate/maintain a problem/medication list.
  • Order and interpret diagnostic studies including but not limited to laboratory and imaging studies, diagnostic impression, and/or form a differential based on the subjective and objective data obtained.
  • Formulate a goal-directed plan that includes health maintenance, anticipatory guidance and appropriate medical and nursing interventions according to the established protocols.
  • Facilitate hospital admissions, transfers, and discharges as well as coordinate appropriate inpatient and outpatient accommodations and home-care.
  • Conduct comprehensive consults on referred heart failure patients, complete insurance clearance tasks, and complete pre-op orders/screening in anticipation of surgery.
  • Participate, review, disseminate, and incorporate research findings into clinical practice.
  • Participate in inpatient consults.
  • Engages in and supports research activities.
  • Perform patient record reviews with collaborating physician in a timely fashion.
  • Coordinates patient care activities, based on established priorities, including teaching, counseling, and discharge planning, and directs/delegates appropriately to members of the health care team.
  • Communicates effectively and professionally with patients, significant others, and members of the health care team about the patient's plan of care.
  • Create a safe work environment conducive to learning for students, visitors, patients, and their families
  • Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant practice within their respective scope of care and the delivery of safe, competent patient care.
  • Participates in maintaining a safe, therapeutic, and consumer-oriented environment.
  • Administrating office policy and procedures within the Division of CT Surgery as needed.
  • Support other functions as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Nurse Practitioners:  Masters of Nursing
  • Physician Assistants: Advanced Degree from Accredited AMA CAHEA Approved Physician Assistant Program
  • Requires bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus five years of related experience

Other Requirements

  • Nursing:  RN License and NP License in NYS; ANCC Board Certification
  • Physician Assistants:  PA license in NYS and Board Certification
  • BLS Certification; Current or Eligible for NYS DEA License.
  • Ability to perform comprehensive history and physical examination.
  • Ability to manage and coordinate a patient caseload.
  • Work within a collaborative agreement/protocols with a physician and health care team.
  • Demonstrate leadership ability to manage patients and interact effectively with peers and physicians.

  • Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
  • Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.

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