Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Advertised Summary Job Description: The Adult Palliative Care Service at Columbia University Medical Center is seeking an exceptional NP to join our growing inpatient palliative care program. We are seeking an advance practice nurse with experience in either hospice or inpatient palliative care and HPNA certification (or eligibility) to provide inpatient palliative care consultations in critical care, oncology, neurology, cardiology and surgical units. The NP will provide consultative services on medicine and surgical patients, in both ICU and non-ICU settings, conduct daily rounds and work together with an interdisciplinary palliative care team, consisting of a physician, social worker, chaplain, hospice and palliative medicine fellow and often other learners (medical and nursing students, other clinical fellows, etc.). The successful NP candidate will provide comprehensive pain and symptom management, assist with clarifying goals of care, and provide support to patients and families. The successful candidate should have excellent communication skills, be comfortable working in a busy academic hospital, and be competent in specialist level pain and symptom management, especially in the oncology population. The NP will also be expected to be involved with various educational projects at Columbia University Medical Center and collaborate on QI projects for nurses and others at the institution.
General Minimum Qualifications: Requires Master's degree, at least 1 to 2 years of hospice or palliative care experience and current New York State NP and RN license.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: The qualified candidate is a critical thinker with fellowship training in palliative care or at least two years of palliative care experience as an NP in an acute, sub-acute, home or outpatient setting. Board certification required. Ideal candidates are able to function independently and possess strong communication skills.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience with Columbia University and NYP systems and procedures preferred.
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.
Internal Number: 126_161504
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