The Nurse Practitioner will be responsible for patient visits (sick, INR checks, pre-op as requested by the patient's physician).
Perform age-appropriate history and patient examinations
Order and interpret diagnostic and therapeutic tests relative to the patient
Prescribe appropriate pharmacologic/non-pharmacologic treatment, and monitor the effectiveness of interventions
Collaborate with multidisciplinary team members
Facilitate staff, patient and family decision making by providing educational material where necessary
Process and print Holter Monitors and appropriate billing
Administer vaccines/injections/starting IV's as needed
Assist physicians with emergency/critical patients
Monitor tasks, labs, etc. of physicians when out of the office
Perform other responsibilities as needed
Requires a Master's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus 4 years of experience
Current NP Board Certification
Current NYS NP and RN license
Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program from a recognized college or university
Current BLS, ACLS, DEA and NPI certification with recent cardiology experience required
Excellent clinical, interpersonal, and communication skills required
Must successfully complete systems training requirements
Participation in medical surveillance program required
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 506426
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