The Variable Hours Officer will be responsible for assisting the daily clinical operations of the Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiology PET laboratory within the Cardiology Division.
Triage all clinical questions and concerns from patients
Provide education support regarding different cardiac stress protocol
Obtain/review lab results under the direction of the NP or MD
Order medications, documenting all clinical information in the electronic health record system
Monitor the phlebotomy room and supplies, placing orders as needed
Perform basic procedures as requested by treating physicians, which may include administering IV medications and radio-isotopes
Perform EKG's, check blood pressure, and conduct phlebotomy for designated patients
Follow up on discharge patient phone calls
Conform to all applicable HIPAA and safety guidelines
Other duties may be assigned as required.
Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus four years of nursing experience.
Additional Position- Specific Minimum Qualifications
BLS and ACLS certification required.
Must be a certified RN with a current NYS license.
Must have excellent customer service skills in a high pressure environment.
Highly effective written and verbal communication skills necessary.
Four years of experience in cardiology or med-surgical nursing preferred.
Participation in medical surveillance program.
Must successfully complete systems training requirements.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 512902
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