The Department of Pediatrics is seeking a Nurse Practitioner to join our team in a part-time position. Columbia University Medical Center's Department of Pediatrics is a world leader in providing care for children. Our mission areas include Healthcare, Education and Research. We offer care for our patients in over 25 specialty areas as well as individualized care for complex cases. Our Residency, Fellowship and Graduate programs are among the best in the Nation. Our Clinical, Translational and Basic Science research features collaborations across specialties and stretches from the bench to bedside. We also have several active Clinical trials available to our patients. This position will support the department by providing Clinical care to the Divisions of Allergy, Immunology & Rheumatology in collaboration with this division's physicians and allied health professionals.
Primary duties and responsibilities as a Nurse Practitioner include:
Provide comprehensive clinical care to allergy and immunology patients at Columbia's White Plains site.
Collaborate with other health care team members and referring physician to coordinate appropriate follow up care
Follow up on test results and investigations
Answer telephone calls from patients
Provide patient / family education
Work with home companies to arrange services for at home relevant therapies
Contribute to ongoing divisional nursing education and practice development.
Coordinating clinical research trials (including identifying eligible patients for the trials)
Participate in and lead quality improvement initiatives
Complying with ColumbiaDoctors billing procedures
Ongoing Professional Development
All other related duties as assigned.
Requires a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience plus four years of related experience
Bilingual in English/Spanish
Masters of Science/Nurse Practice Degree
Have a Valid CT/ Registered Nurse License-NYS/ Nurse Practitioner License-NYS/Maintain and renew when necessary.
Must be able to work in a fast-paced and diverse environment, and demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills.
Must have strong time management skills, strong multi-tasking abilities and the ability to exercise good judgement
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 513919
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