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.


+ 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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