The Division of Endocrinology in the Department of Pediatrics at Columbia University Medical Center and the Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital is recruiting a Registered Nurse to provide clinical support services for the Endocrinology outpatient and inpatient practices. Working with a dedicated team of physicians, medical assistants and administrative staff, the candidate will help to coordinate care at the largest children's hospital in the tri-state area.
Some of the responsibilities are as follows:
Coordinating care of Endocrinology patients with multidisciplinary team
Timely follow up with patients and families regarding test results and pending tests
Patient and family education
Administration of subcutaneous medicine and education
Telephone triage of calls from patients/families in conjunction with Endocrinology attending or fellow
Assist with prescription refills as needed
Prepare orders in EMR for physician sign off
Coordinate referral to other specialties e.g. dermatology, immunology, etc.
Coordinate with inpatient team to secure outpatient Endocrinology clinic visit (meet with inpatient families when needed)
Facilitates prior authorizations handled by staff with provision of clinical data interpretation needed for authorizations
Will support the Endocrinology faculty and fellows as needed
Provide clinical support to physicians, as well as provide support in assisting with the Endocrinology Testing Service which is currently performed on a limited 2-day basis
Any other tasks and procedures as assigned
Bachelor's degree required or equivalent in education and experience required plus 4 years of related experience.
Must have a NYS RN license
Candidate should have excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
Experience with Endocrinology patients is a plus
Bilingual Spanish preferred
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 502159
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