+ Requisition no: 508111
+ Work Type: Full Time
+ Location: Campus|Medical Center
+ School/Department: null
+ Categories: Health/Clinical
+ 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
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, advanced cardiac step-downs and CCU.
+ 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.
+ Requires a Master's degree in Nursing as a Nurse Practitioner, plus one to two years of experience.
+ Current New York State Registered Professional Nurse and Nurse Practitioner licenses.
+ Current DEA certification.
+ Current NP Board Certification.
+ Must be eligible for ANCC Board Certification in Acute Care.
+ 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 required.
+ Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP) preparation preferred.
+ Previous NP experience a plus
+ Recent experience in Critical Care preferred.
+ Experience in cardiology, advanced heat failure a plus.
+ Familiarity and proficiency with computer based programs such as electronic medical records systems, MS Word, MS PowerPoint and MS Excel.
+ Participation in Medical Surveillance required.
+ Must successful complete system training requirements.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.