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Variable Hours Officer (RN) - Cardiology


Variable Hours Officer (RN) - Cardiology

  • 529502
  • Medical Center
  • Medicine
  • Part Time
  • Opening on: Sep 13 2022
  • Grade 105
  • Job Type: Officer of Administration
  • Bargaining Unit: N/A
  • Regular/Temporary: Temporary
  • End Date if Temporary: Up to 1 year
  • Hours Per Week: Variable
  • Salary Range: Commensurate with experience

Position Summary

The Variable Hours Officer (Registered Nurse) will be responsible for assisting the daily clinical operations of the Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiology PET laboratory within the Cardiology Division.


  • Triage all clinical questions and concerns from patients
  • Provide education support regarding different cardiac stress protocol
  • Obtain/review lab results under the direction of the NP or MD
  • Order medications, documenting all clinical information in the electronic health record system
  • Monitor the phlebotomy room and supplies, placing orders as needed
  • Perform basic procedures as requested by treating physicians, which may include administering IV medications and radio-isotopes
  • Perform EKG's, check blood pressure, and conduct phlebotomy for designated patients
  • Follow up on discharge patient phone calls
  • Conform to all applicable HIPAA and safety guidelines
  • Other duties may be assigned as required.  

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus four years of nursing experience.  

Additional Position- Specific Minimum Qualifications

  • BLS and ACLS certification required.
  • BS/BSN required.
  • Must be a certified RN with a current NYS license.
  • Must have excellent customer service skills in a high pressure environment.
  • Highly effective written and verbal communication skills necessary.  

Preferred Qualifications

  • Four years of experience in cardiology or med-surgical nursing preferred.  

Other Requirements

  • Participation in medical surveillance program.  
  • Must successfully complete systems training requirements.

Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

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

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