Columbia University Fertility Center in Midtown Manhattan seeks an outstanding nurse to join their growing team. This is your opportunity to work in one of the top academic fertility centers in the U.S. You will work in an innovative, professional environment where your talent will contribute to changing patient's lives, and have the chance to work with highly skilled Reproductive Endocrinology physicians and nurses. You will be a leading part of the team working closely with patients to help guide them in their dreams of building a family. Anticipated schedule is Saturday and Sunday with weekday/holiday coverage as needed.
Direct patient interaction and coordination of infertility testing and treatment plans, including IVF and IUI cycles, between patients and physicians.
Telephone triage patient calls regarding medications, treatment plans, and test results.
Maintain patient charting in Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system.
Provide patient education and counseling on treatment protocols, mediations, and infertility procedures.
Responsible for accurate and timely communication of physician orders, instructions, and lab results to patients.
Transcribe and transmit prescriptions per physician's instruction and process prior-authorizations as needed.
Pre- and post-op care of patients having procedures (i.e. egg retrieval, embryo transfer, hysteroscopy).
Communicate with all staff, clinical and administrative, in order to provide highest level of quality patient care.
Related duties as assigned.
Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus two years of related experience.
Must have New York State Nursing License and maintain and renew when necessary.
Must have BLS certification and maintain and renew when necessary.
Experience in fertility care/women's health (OB/GYN, L&D, etc.)
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 505821
About Columbia University
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.