Under the direction of the Division Chief, the incumbent will be responsible for the assessment and management of patients, including diagnostic and therapeutic interventions under a medical collaborative agreement.
Complete patients' history and physical; order appropriate tests;provide discharge instructions and patient education. Ensure follow-up appointments.
Care for patients in the advanced step down/ CCU.
Evaluate chest pain patients in the Emergency Department utilizing an ACS / Chest Pain Protocol to direct patient care.
Admit and manage a select group of chest pain patients to the telemetry unit.
Obtain consent, monitor pre and post procedure status of patients, and screen patients for research protocols.
Perform other responsibilities as assigned.
Requires Master's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus one to two years of experience, plus a current New York State NP and RN license.
Must have NP Board Certification.
Must be eligible for ANCC Board Certification.
Recent experience in Critical Care required.
Previous NP experience a plus.
Must have the ability to adapt to a flexible schedule. Flex shifts, Night and/ or Night with Day rotation positions are available.
Excellent clinical, interpersonal and communication (both written and verbal) skills required.
Experience working in Cardiology preferred.
Participation in Medical Surveillance required.
Must successfully complete systems training requirements.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 508995
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