Join the ranks of one of the world's leading centers of patient care at Columbia University Medical Center. Open up your career to all facets of nursing care—from the basic to the most complex—which will be put into practice within an interdisciplinary health care team. Instill yourself with the values and principles of nursing excellence, our nurses realize their passion for making a difference in the lives of their patients. The Clinical Coordinator will assist physicians in all treatments and procedures, perform preoperative patient interviews and assessments including pre-op instructions, post-operative patient care and instructions, prepare and administer prescribed medications and treatment in accordance with standards. They will report to the Clinical Nurse Director.
-Work closely with the Clinical Nurse Director in the clinical supervision of Medical Assistants, ensuring all competencies and clinical responsibilities are completed accurately and ensuring that Medical Assistants are updated with new medical procedures and techniques
-Work closely with the Site Manager in regards to administrative matters
-Observe, report and record patient’s condition, reaction to drugs and treatment, compile and record all patient laboratory information.
-Assist physicians during clinical procedures and department specific therapies
-Record patient histories and vital signs, venipuncture, injections and collect/prep specimens.
-Monitor use and ordering of equipment, surgical instruments and supplies
-Triage calls and advise appropriate clinicians when necessary
-Assist in improving and maintaining the existing laboratory and pathology tracking system
-Maintain precise records of all specimens obtained and sent for testing
-Maintain weekly MA schedules/coverages
-Weekly maintenance of equipment and medications/supplies for emergency carts
-Ensure all medications and injections are logged and accounted for
-Prepare and administer prescribed medication in accordance with standards
-Track and monitor risk management incidents, medication errors and other patient safety issues
-Participates in performance improvement activities and staff education
-Other duties as assigned
-Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus four years of related experience
-Must have a current New York State Registered Nurse License
-2 years outpatient OB/GYN clinical experience
-2 years of related supervisory experience
Columbia University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
4 years of related experience, NY State Registered Nurse License