Clinical Coordinator III - NP

for Columbia University in New York, NY

Job Description

**Position Information**

**Job Title**

Clinical Coordinator III - NP

**Job Code Title**

316114

**Job Requisition Number**

079594

**Department**

7551- SRG Surgery

**Location**

Medical Center

**Job Type**

Officer Full-Time Regular

**Bargaining Unit**

**If temporary, indicate duration**

NA

**Hours Per Week**

35

**Job Family**

Health

**Salary Grade**

Officer 106

**Salary Range**

Commensurate with experience

**Advertised Summary Job Description**

The Clinical Coordinator / Nurse Practitioner will work in the Renal/Pancreas Transplant Program and Surgical Attending and Medical Nephrology staff, Psychiatrist, Nurse Practitioner, Transplant Coordinators, Physician Assistants, Social Workers, Financial Coordinator.

Will coordinate overall medical and post-surgical management of the post kidney and pancreas patient. This includes conducting complete history and physical exams, ordering and interpreting of lab tests, diagnostic test reviews and collaborative patient management with the Renal/Pancreas Transplant team. The NP will provide comprehensive documentation of pre/post transplant patient care. The NP will conduct pre-operative physical exam and assessment of the living donor and transplant candidate prior to surgery, as well as conducting routine physical exam and assessment of the patients on the waiting list. He/ She will also identify patient needs and specialize plan to meet particular educational, psychological, cultural and economic concerns. Will participate in patient-focused educational workshops, provide patients with information regarding the post-transplant care, signs and symptoms of rejection or other transplant related complications. The nurse practitioner will be responsible for alternating clinic visits with the attending surgeon and nephrologist. He/ She will act as a patient advocate, particularly during the post-transplant phase. The nurse practitioner will manage the immunosuppression medications in collaboration with physicians. The NP will maintain working relationship with PCP/referring nephrologist and provide medical update and recommendations to the outside providers. If indicated, the NP will admit the post transplant kidney-pancreas patients. The NP will participate in current transplant related research, and attend transplant conferences.

**Minimum Qualifications for Grade**

**Applicant** **MUST** **meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant**

Requires a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus four (5) years of related experience. Degree in Nursing, BSN, and Nurse Practitioner license required.

**Additional Position-Specific Minimum Qualifications**

**Applicant** **MUST** **meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant**

Must be detailed oriented and work well in groups. Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills.

**Special Instructions**

**Preferred Qualifications**

**Essential Functions**

**Additional Essential Functions (Limit to 3950 characters. )**

**Special Indications**

**This position works with:**

Bloodborne pathogens

Contact with patients and/or research subjects

**HIPAA Compliance training required**

Yes

**Participation in Medical Surveillance required**

Yes

**What type of posting? Is this a waiver request? **

Standard Posting

**Requisition Open Date**

08-27-2015

**Requisition Close Date**

Open Until Filled

**Quick Link**

jobs. columbia. edu/applicants/Central? quickFind=150528

**EEO Statement**

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer --Race/Gender/Disability/Veter an.

**Local Hiring**

Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.

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