The Division of Nephrology at Columbia University is consistently ranked as one of the top nephrology divisions in the country and offers a great environment for career growth and development. We are seeking a Nurse Practitioner (NP) to join nursing team integrated in a busy faculty practice that oversees the care of complex nephrology patients. The practice cares for patients with a breadth of diseases including electrolyte disorders, hypertension, chronic kidney disease, and end stage renal disease including patients on dialysis and post kidney transplantation. The ideal candidate will be independent, flexible, hardworking and will thrive delivering patient centered care in an atmosphere that is challenging, yet deeply satisfying.
Works cooperatively with MD's, other NP's, RN's and other allied health personnel.
Provides direction to various allied health staff and performs comprehensive assessment.
Orders, conducts and interprets diagnostic tests.
Formulates a diagnostic impression; and develops and implements a treatment plan.
Monitors the effectiveness of therapeutic interventions, prescription of pharmacological agents and treatments and non- pharmacological therapies.
Provides counseling and education to meet patient needs.
Performs and assists in biopsies and dialysis catheter placement.
Covers all areas of nephrology including inpatient and outpatient dialysis, inpatient nephrology service, nephrology clinics, infusion clinics and renal biopsy clinics.
Performs additional related duties as needed.
Master's degree plus at least one to two years of related experience, or equivalent in education and experience
Current New York State RN and NP license, as well as board certification
Current DEA, Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certifications
Excellent verbal, written and oral communication skills
Demonstrated leadership ability
Ability to manage time and stress effectively, and adapt to unpredictable situations within the patient care setting
Flexibility to adjust schedule to meet patient and staff needs
Two to five years of clinical experience in Nephrology
Primary care, acute care, and/or ICU experience
Strong computer skills in an Electronic Medical Record
Successful completion of applicable compliance and systems training requirements
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 505909
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