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HERC: Metro New York & Southern Connecticut Clinical Coordinator III - NP in New York, New York

Employer Name: Columbia University

Job Type: Officer of Administration Bargaining Unit: Regular/Temporary: Regular End Date if Temporary: Hours Per Week: 35 Salary Range: Commensurate with experience Position Summary The incumbent will be responsible for providing plastic surgery care services in the office; including assessing, diagnosing, prescribing, treating, and educating patients. The nurse practitioner will help build and support the Craniofacial and Pediatric Plastic Surgery practice and work closely with Plastic Surgeons and other clinicians in a team approach to patient care. This would be a full time position, focusing primarily on the outpatient practice, inpatient rounding and travel to Westchester office and Weill Cornell as needed. Responsibilities Screen new patients, collecting & reviewing outside records/uploading imaging & Radiology reports/OP notes, etc. Ensure all relevant clinical information obtained prior to scheduling clinic visit. Be present during each clinic visit with team. Enter and/or reconcile medications, allergies, medical/surgical history, and update primary care provider into electronic medical record during each patient encounter. Order relevant bloodwork and imaging following clinic visit. Provide absentee notes for school/work, letters of medical necessity, and/or visiting nurse paperwork. Review and confirm follow-up appointments, labs, and imaging. Follow-up results of labs and imaging and consultant appointments Assist in educating patients/families about their child's craniofacial diagnosis and providing support and resources available. Answering and/or assisting with triage of phone calls from patients, families, and referring MDs. Confirming eligible insurance with provider departments prior to scheduling. Closely follow patients with craniosynostosis and Craniofacial syndromes during the perioperative period. Assist in education, triage, care coordination and follow up with interface between the multiple disciplines related to their care. Coordinate craniofacial patients with a craniofacial diagnosis between the Columbia and Cornell campuses as needed. Ensure communication between our office and referring provider. Independently follow craniofacial patients who transitioned into the adolescent years, while also building a practice around patients with some select specific diagnosis (i.e. Macromastia, Positional Plagiocephaly). Ensure patients are evaluated and screened within a timely manner. Willingness to learn and see patients independently is essential. Assure that all patients and their families obtain open, dependable access to the craniofacial clinic. Responsible for seeing urgent post op visits when needed. Manage coordinated patient care between the clinic and outside referrals alongside the administrative coordinator. Coordinate conferences, symposia, workshops and educational outreach sponsored by the Craniofacial and Pediatric Plastic Surgery Practice. Manage and maintain an electronic library of patients and medical educational material. Work with marketing team in the department to promote the practice via educational activities, public appearance presentations, marketing materials, web presence, and maintain close relations with outside organizations, individuals, and pediatric medical groups to promote the clinic's clinical services. Coordinate Surgical schedule as it relates to Craniofacial and Pediatric Plastic Surgery patients. Take an active role in confirming surgical dates, and ensure meeting pre-operative requirements. Additional opportunities to take an active role in research and/or serve as nurse first assist are available for candidates whom would be interested in these. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor?s degree required or equivalent in education plus 5 years of related experience Preferred Qualifications Master degree preferred Other Requirements Nursing: RN License and NP License in NYS PNCB Board Certification BLS Certification Current or Eligible for NYS DEA License Ability to perform comprehensive history and physical examination. Ability to manage and coordinate a patient caseload. Work within a collaborative agreement/protocols with a physician and health care team. Demonstrate leadership ability to manage patients and interact effectively with peers and physicians. Intermediate MS Office skills Must be able to successfully complete systems training requirements. Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.

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