The Nurse Practitioner will provide full range of high-quality outpatient care consistent with Columbia Health Medical Services policies and procedures and in accordance with NY State board of Nursing and professional licensing board regulations. The incumbent will deliver primary care to graduate and undergraduate students including the promotion of health and prevention of disease as well as evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic illness and acute medical issues
Effectively conducts focused health history and performs physical examinations for complex, acute, critical, and chronically ill patients or as indicated by patient's reason for visit
Identifies and manages common-health problems, both acute and chronic in accordance with approved guidelines
Orders and interprets diagnostic tests. Prescribes a variety of modalities to treat illness and promote optimal wellness and management of illness including, but not limited to medical, nutrition, exercise and traditional nursing treatment
Works collaboratively with physicians in planning for patient care and makes referrals to other disciplines as indicated
Participates in after hours care acting as backup for on-call nurse triage service on rotating basis with other clinical providers
Evaluates and documents patients' responses to the plan of care in the electronic health record system
Performs telephone consultations, laboratory follow-up and triaging of urgent care patients with referral to appropriate providers, and care coordination as necessary
Serves as a clinical resource for MDs, RNs, and Medical Assistants and other non-medically trained staff
Ensure timely and appropriate charting and documentation. Assume accountability for personal time management and workload in order to meet departmental needs
On-site preceptor for Nurse Practitioner students. Participates in the development, review and revision of Nurse Practitioner practice guidelines and development of standards, patient care policies and clinical procedure and audit peer practice to support overall quality of patient care.
Actively participates in inter-departmental committees; support and contribute to Quality Assurance and incorporates findings into practice
Graduate from an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program (FNP/Adult Health preferred)
Requires current NY State NP license, DEA registration, BLS and Infection Control Certificate
A minimum of 4 years related experience with at least 2 years' acceptable clinical experience required
Demonstrated expertise in performing medical examinations in routine and emergency situations as well as treating common, acute, and episodic illnesses and injuries
Knowledge of disease, prevention, and health promotion needs of late adolescent and adult population as well as understanding healthcare needs of college campus desirable
Demonstrated ability to maintain an promote interpersonal relationships, and work effectively with a multi-disciplinary team.
Must be computer literate and familiar with electronic schedule electronic medical record.
Required to work a minimum of 3 Saturdays per Fall Term and 3 Saturdays per Spring Term and participate in after-hours on-call schedule
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
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