Reporting to the Division Chief and administratively to the Division Administrator, duties will relate to the functioning and development of The Division of Gynecologic Oncology and will have frequent contact/ communication with all patients. S/he will provide quality care and excellent customer service, collaborating with Physicians to assist in all treatments and procedures, perform preoperative patient interviews and assessments including pre-op instructions, postoperative patient care and instructions, prepare and administer prescribed medications and treatment in accordance with standards.
Observe, report and record patient's condition, reaction to drugs and treatment, compile and record all patient laboratory information. Provide ambulatory chemotherapy administration, foley care; IVs, wound care, etc.
Assist with triaging patient phone calls and processing prescription requests; signing off on all normal labs, reviewing all labs and collaborating with physicians in contacting patients with abnormal results and ensuring appropriate follow up is scheduled and handled appropriately.
Coordinate specimen drawing and handling of all STAT specimens, working with specialized laboratories to arrange specimen pick up and serve as the research liason.
Assist in the development and implementation of division initiatives including education programs, QA and CQI. The incumbent will organize tumor conference, didactic work with medical students.
In-patient management of GYN Oncology patients as needed.
Comply with all hospital, department and division policies and procedures.
Demonstrate effective organization and interpersonal skills to create a team environment and an efficient work flow. Miscellaneous duties as assigned.
NOTE: This position is scheduled for a full time, four-day work week.
Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus five years of related experience.
Must have a New York State license to practice as a Nurse Practitioner and maintain and renew when necessary.
Board certification required
Strong chemotherapy background preferred.
Three years specialized oncology experience with knowledge of Gynecologic Oncology preferred.
Master's degree preferred.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 512507
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