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Nurse Practitioner


Nurse Practitioner

  • 528531
  • Medical Center
  • Neurology
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: Jan 24 2023
  • Grade 106
  • Job Type: Officer of Administration
  • Bargaining Unit:
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • End Date if Temporary:
  • Hours Per Week: 35.00
  • Salary Range: $125,000-$130,000
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 Department of Neurology at Columbia University is seeking a Nurse Practitioner to work with physicians in the department's outpatient neuromuscular medicine division. The practice serves patients with a variety of neuromuscular disorders including: peripheral neuropathy, myopathies, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, myasthenia gravis, mitochondrial diseases, muscular dystrophies, and others. The Nurse Practitioner will work under the supervision of the attending physicians and be expected to ramp up his/her own schedule of patients over the course of the first year.  Education and training in subspecialty neuromuscular care will be provided as necessary.


  • The primary responsibility will be outpatient care including independently managing established patients by history and physical exam, reviewing and interpreting diagnostic tests, formulating an impression and plan including education, medication management, ordering follow-up tests, making referrals to other specialties as necessary.
  • Assist with prescription renewals, prior authorizations, disability paperwork, and returning phone calls. This will include cross-coverage with other NPs/MDs during vacations
  • Inpatient evaluation and care may occur as needed.
  • Document, code, and bill as appropriate.
  • Practice locations will include the Neurological Institute at the main CUIMC campus, along with the possibility of working in satellite sites in Manhattan, Westchester, and/or NJ. A portion of visits may be conducted over telemedicine.
  • There may be opportunities for participation in clinical research protocols.
  • There may be opportunities to do procedures such as skin biopsies and lumbar punctures. Training will be provided as needed.
  • Other related duties as requested/required.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree required or equivalent in education and experience. 5 years related experience.

  • New York State NP and RN license.

  • Able to meet New York-Presbyterian Hospital credentialing requirements.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience in an academic outpatient setting preferred
  • Neurological training and experience preferred.
  • Master's degree preferred


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