Nurse Practitioner - Cardiology

Columbia University

New York, NY 10176

Posted 1 week ago

Job Description

+ 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


Position Summary


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.


Responsibilities


+ 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.


Minimum Qualifications


+ 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.


Preferred Qualifications


+ 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.


Other Requirements


+ 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


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