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Clinical Coordinator III (RN) - Hematology & Oncology (Outpatient - Liquid Tumor Oncology)


Clinical Coordinator III (RN) - Hematology & Oncology (Outpatient - Liquid Tumor Oncology)

  • 521913
  • Medical Center
  • Medicine
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: Jan 12 2022
  • Grade 105
  • Job Type: Officer of Administration
  • Bargaining Unit: n/a
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • End Date if Temporary: n/a
  • Hours Per Week: 35+
  • Salary Range: Commensurate with experience

Position Summary

A Clinical Coordinator III (RN) is needed to provide patient care and education in an outpatient clinical setting for a comprehensive Oncology Program within the Division of Hematology/Oncology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. The CCIII will report directly to the Outpatient Oncology Nursing Directors.


  • Establish and maintain therapeutic relationships with patient and family.
  • Develop, implement, and track patient education efforts as they relate to medical oncology and its treatment
  • Address psychosocial concerns of patient and caregivers related to disease and treatment
  • Provide compassionate, evidence-based nursing care to patients and caregivers
  • Perform comprehensive nursing assessment of patients within scope, in clinical areas and via telephone in collaboration with MD/NP/PA providers
  • Communicate with MD/NP/PA regarding patient needs in a clinically appropriate and timely manner.
  • Offer patient, family, and caregiver education related to symptom management, diagnosis and treatment; develop and implement patient education materials related to same.
  • Collaborate with Infusion Center nurses and staff in the care and treatment of patients. Serve as a liaison between the physician and the patient/family for home and hospice care.
  • Provide daily management of the clinical practice suites
  • Assist with obtaining prior authorizations and procedures as needed
  • Maintain chemotherapy schedule calendar based on information provided by the NP/PA and/or MD.  
  • Understand and integrate cultural diversity into practice.
  • Provide anticipatory guidance across illness trajectory.
  • Become active participant of a multidisciplinary team to provide continuity of care throughout various stages of treatment and follow-up.
  • Perform related duties & responsibilities as assigned/requested.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus four years of related experience 
  • Current New York State RN license
  • Ability to adapt to flexible schedule and fast/changing work environment
  • Excellent communication skills 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Columbia University and NYP systems and procedures

Other Requirements

  • Participation in the medical surveillance program
  • Contact with patients and/or human research subjects
  • Wear N-95 respirator
  • Potential bloodborne pathogen exposure
  • Successful completion of applicable compliance and systems training requirements

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