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Nurse Practitioner - PACC (MICU)

Medicine

Nurse Practitioner - PACC (MICU)

  • 524225
  • Medical Center
  • Medicine
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: Mar 29 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

We are seeking an exceptional Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) to join the Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU) at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. The Nurse Practitioner will work under the direct supervision of the ICU attending physicians as well as with the ICU fellows to care for critically ill patients in an academic MICU and possibly an intermediate care unit and/or ventilator unit. There may be opportunities to teach Nurse Practitioner students and pursue research projects.


Responsibilities

  • Obtain patient histories and perform physical examinations
  • Order and evaluate appropriate laboratory, radiographic and other studies
  • Formulate diagnostic assessments
  • Develop differential diagnoses
  • Begin management plans and perform diagnostic, therapeutic and laboratory procedures in accordance with training and scope of practice
  • Initiate sub-specialty consultations or evaluations
  • Counsel and instruct patients and their families
  • Render appropriate care in the presence of a life-threatening emergency when a physician is unavailable and document all care rendered in accordance with MICU policies and procedures
  • Perform additional duties as needed

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires Master's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus one to two years of experience
  • Current New York State NP and RN license
  • Board certification
  • DEA license
  • BLS certification

Other Requirements

  • Participation in 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

Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

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