The Department of Pediatrics is seeking a Clinical Coordinator II-RN to join our team in a full time position. Columbia University Medical Center's Department of Pediatrics is a world leader in providing care for children. Our mission areas include Healthcare, Education and Research. We offer care for our patients in over 25 specialty areas as well as individualized care for complex cases. Our Residency, Fellowship and Graduate programs are among the best in the Nation. Our Clinical, Translational and Basic Science research features collaborations across specialties and stretches from the bench to bedside. We also have several active Clinical trials available to our patients. This position will support the department by providing clinical support and care coordination for our Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition.
The Clinical Coordinator II-RN will provide clinical and care coordination in our out-patient clinic. Responsibilities include:
Coordinate care of GI patients via email, EPIC notation and phone call follow up with other clinical services
Timely follow up with patients and families regarding test results and pending tests
Telephone triage from patients/families in conjunction with GI attending, nurse practitioner or fellow
Assist with prescription refills and communicate with insurance companies as needed
Meet with Gastroenterology (GI) team weekly to review lab results and plan and execute follow up plans
Prepare orders in EPIC (i.e. blood tests) for physician sign off
Coordinate care with Visiting Nurse Service, home care agencies and school nurses as needed
Coordinate referral to other specialties e.g. dermatology, immunology, etc.
Documentation of GI care plan in EPIC
Coordinate with inpatient team to secure outpatient GI clinic visit (meet with inpatient families when needed)
Provide family and patient education
Other responsibilities as assigned
Requires a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience required plus four years of related experience
Baccalaureate degree in Nursing preferred
Experience with Gastroenterology patients preferred
EPIC experience preferred
Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred
Candidate must have a current license to practice in New York State
Candidate should have excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
Light Level of Physical Activity Required.
Work with known infectious agents or biological toxins where prophylactic vaccination is available: Vaccines -Flu
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 508659
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