Advertised Summary Job Description: The Columbia Department of Neurology seeks a Clinical Coordinator (Nurse Practitioner) for the Neuro-Oncology Division. The Division provides clinical care, clinical research, and clinical education for adults with a range of conditions, focused on central nervous system tumors and central nervous system metastases.
Working in collaboration with the attending physicians, the Clinical Coordinator (Nurse Practitioner) will be responsible for the evaluation and management of adult patients with brain tumors and other similar conditions. Responsibilities will include but will not be limited to: taking medical histories and performing physical examinations alone and in coordination with attending physicians, in outpatient as well as inpatient settings; coordinating admissions, discharges and workup of patients; ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests, prescribing medications and managing patients by telephone as appropriate; seeing selected patients in routine follow-up, and for urgent same or next-day office visits in collaboration with an attending physician; coordinating multidisciplinary services; coordinating and facilitating patient education; talking to and educating patients and families; calling and conferring with consultants; and participating in clinical research protocols.
Other related duties as assigned/required.
General Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree plus five years of experience or equivalent in education and experience, plus a current New York State NP and RN license and three years of related experience.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: Must be able to meet New York-Presbyterian Hospital credentialing requirements.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience in neurologic and/or oncologic patient care. Experience in an academic medical center. Fluency in Spanish and New Jersey licensure a plus.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It... seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.