Summary Description: Columbia University's School of Nursing and the Orthopedic Surgery Department of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital's Columbia University Medical Center seek family nurse practitioners for innovative academic practice appointments. Rapidly growing department offers collaborative practice opportunities to establish ambulatory care practices and participate in development of new clinical services in Orthopedic Surgery practices and centers. All positions report directly to Orthopedic Surgery attendings. Candidates must be available for flexible hours and travel. Candidates will manage inpatient and outpatient services and coordinate home care. Will treat adults and/or adolescents with orthopedic issues. Will serve as liaison for discharge planning, and work closely with staff to develop patient care protocols and critical pathways. Candidates will participate in design and implementation of clinical research trials, assist patients in meeting health needs by identifying potential or existing problems, exploring available alternatives and providing support to the patient and family members to make an informed decision regarding health care. Other duties include: - Facilitates the patient's transition within and between healthcare settings, e.g. admitting, transferring, discharging and home care including visiting nurse referrals. - Formulate patient care protocols and critical pathways. - Assist with development; participate in design and implementation of clinical research trials. - Participate in accordance with hospital policies. Columbia offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and credentials and an outstanding benefits package. Academic appointment commensurate with qualifications.
Minimum Qualifications: MS in Nursing (other master's degrees considered), clinical specialty certification (FNP), State of New York RN licensure, State of New York Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) licensure, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) registration, American Nurses Credentialing Credentialing (ANCC)/Accrediation Board for Specialty Nursing Certification (ABSNC) certification and experience.
Preferred Qualifications: Doctorate (PhD, DNSc, DNP, DrPH, EdD), advanced practice nursing experience in management of adults with orthopedic conditions and bilingual (Spanish/English) ability a strong asset.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Internal Number: 334_64177
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