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Nurse Practitioner - Cardiology - CCU

Medicine

Nurse Practitioner - Cardiology - CCU

  • 526997
  • Medical Center
  • Medicine
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: Jun 22 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

Columbia University Irving Medical Center, Department of Medicine, is seeking a Nurse Practitioner (NP) to work in the inpatient setting within the Division of Cardiology. The selected candidate will join a progressive NP group to care for patients with advanced cardiac illnesses, on our telemetry ward. 


Responsibilities

  • Manage a diverse group of cardiac patients predominantly with Advanced Heart Failure and Heart Transplant
  • Render direct patient care including but not limited to obtaining patients' history, performing comprehensive and targeted physical examinations, ordering and evaluating diagnostic tests, and diagnosing/managing chronic as well as acute care problems from admission through discharge
  • Counsel and educate patients and their caregivers on disease processes and care management
  • Collaborate and meet with the multidisciplinary team to address quality care initiatives and length of stay
  • Document all patient/caregiver encounters in the EMR
  • Perform other responsibilities as needed

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires a Master's degree in Nursing or equivalent in education and experience, plus one to two years of experience
  • Current New York State Registered Professional Nurse and Nurse Practitioner licenses
  • Must be eligible for DEA Certification
  • Must be eligible for ANCC Board Certification in Acute Care 
  • Previous NP experience is a plus
  • Must have the ability to adapt to a flexible schedule. Flex shifts, Nights, and/or Days with night rotation positions are available.
  • Excellent clinical, interpersonal, and communication (both written and verbal) skills are required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Adult-Gerontology Acute care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP) preparation preferred.
  • Experience in cardiology, advanced heart failure, or transplant is a plus.

Other Requirements

  • BCLS, ACLS certifications.
  • Familiarity and proficiency with computer-based programs such as electronic medical records systems, MS Word, MS PowerPoint and MS Excel.
  • Participation in Medical Surveillance Program.
  • Must successfully complete system training requirements.

Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

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

 

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