The Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine at Columbia University is seeking a Clinical Coordinator to join the subspecialty practice at the Thain Mothers Center. The Thain Mothers Center is a multidisciplinary care program that delivers timely and coordinated care to women with medically and surgically complicated pregnancies. The Clinical Coordinator will be responsible for overseeing patient care, arranging follow-up visits and consultations with subspecialty providers, obtaining and reviewing medical records, and providing clinical support for routine obstetric concern. Other duties may also include conducting regulatory reporting and quality assurance, developing and assisting with implementation of clinical protocols and procedures, and participating in efforts to promote and improve the Center's experience for patients and referring providers.
The Clinical Coordinator of the Thain Mothers Center will play a central role in coordination of patient care. Facilitating timely access to consultation with Maternal-Fetal Medicine and other medical specialty providers will be a primary focus of the position. Expectations for coordination of care include, but are not limited to: notifying physicians of new intake, communicating in a timely manner to coordinate care plans, serving as liaison between patients and subspecialists on the day of consultation, following up with patients to ensure that their needs have been met after consultation, and scheduling follow-up visits needed. The Mother Center actively maintain a patient database and updating and maintaining this information will be another important responsibility.
The Clinical Coordinator will work in a multi-disciplinary clinical space as a central member of the Mothers Center team within the Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine. The coordinator will be part of a fast-paced, team environment and should demonstrate a personal commitment to outstanding customer service, excellent communication skills, and the ability to function within a collaborative practice. The Clinical Coordinator will perform other duties as directed by physician or supervisor and provide coverage to other clinical support staff as needed
Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus four years of related experience
Current registered nurse with NY state license. Must maintain licensure throughout employment.
Possess strong organizational skills and be detail oriented
Excellent verbal/written communication and strong observation and listening skills
Ability to interact effectively and efficiently with patients and co-workers
High level of professionalism and maturity, and the ability to work independently
Certified Diabetic Educator
A working knowledge of medical terminology and accepted abbreviations is preferred
Computer proficiency with the ability to quickly learn new applications
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
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