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Nurse Practitioner - Cardiology

Medicine

Nurse Practitioner - Cardiology

  • 528742
  • Medical Center
  • Medicine
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: Aug 17 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

The nurse practitioner (NP) will work in partnership with an interventional cardiologist in Columbia Interventional Cardiovascular Care.   The NP will see patients followed by the renal transplant service independently and prescreen them for cardiovascular disease.  Additionally, this position will support peer-to-peer insurance authorizations, prescription refills, urgent medical calls, and provide results to patients who have had diagnostic testing.   


Responsibilities

  • Prescreening patients awaiting a kidney transplant for any cardiovascular disease.   Based on a cardio-renal algorithm refer for follow up testing, and evaluation by a physician
  • Round on inpatient renal transplant patients
  • Educate patients and their families on conditions and treatment options including risks
  • Coordinate testing and obtain authorizations 
  • Respond to patient and family inquiries
  • Participate in weekly coordination of care meetings
  • Enter data into a research database
  • Assist in patient evaluations with cardiologists involved in the renal transplant program
  • See post implant patients in follow up appointments
  • Serve as a liaison between the cardiovascular and renal programs
  • Electronically order new prescriptions as well as prescription refills
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's degree or equivalent in education and experience plus one to two years of related experience in a hospital setting, preferably in cardiology
  • Board Certification and NYS Licensure

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bilingual (Spanish) helpful but not required

Other Requirements

  • Must be able to manage multiple cross-functional communications and process in a timely manner
  • Must have a high degree of professionalism in all communications
  • Experience in managing complex schedules
  • The candidate must be able to work collaboratively within a diverse team of professionals and must be a highly organized.
  • The candidate must have strong clinical skills with the ability to make clinical decisions on care pathways for each patient.  
  • The candidate must have excellent communication skills and be able to work individually and as part of a team.  
  • The candidate must acknowledge that the patient is our highest priority.
  • Participation in Medical Surveillance Program
  • Must successfully complete system training requirements

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