The Department of Pediatrics is seeking a nurse to join our team in a full time position. Columbia University Medical Center's Department of Pediatrics is a world leader in providing care for children. Our mission areas include Healthcare, Education and Research. We offer care for our patients in over 25 specialty areas as well as individualized care for complex cases. Our Residency, Fellowship and Graduate programs are among the best in the Nation. Our Clinical, Translational and Basic Science research features collaborations across specialties and stretches from the bench to bedside. We also have several active Clinical trials available to our patients. This position will support the department by providing direct patient care services to our fetal echocardiography subsection.
Primary functions include: oversee the design, maintenance and implementation of integrated clinical registries, research and administrative data systems and to implement data analytics to ensure data quality, analyze quality of care, and provide statistical support for the pediatric heart center.
Assume responsibility for the assessment of patients for the Fetal Cardiology practice
Works in a team environment and function under the collaborative practice agreement for delegated medical aspects of care with collaborating physicians.
Conduct all intake of new appointments for a fetal diagnosis of congenital heart disease and triage patients appropriately.
Ensure smooth flow for the care of all patients presenting for a fetal cardiology evaluation.
Participates in the education of patients on clinical issues.
Coordinate care within the Center for Prenatal Pediatrics (this includes maternal fetal medicine, neonatology, and cardiac surgery teams) as well as referring physicians.
Assists in the development of protocols, policies and procedures.
Maintains fetal cardiology database and participates in fetal cardiology research.
Other related duties as assigned.
Requires bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus four years of related experience
Qualifications for Candidates include but are not limited to the following:
Excellent communication - both written and verbal
Displays professionalism in all interactions with patients and team members
Ability to work as part of a large team with limited oversight
Sponsored Research Project
Work requires manual dexterity for handling charts and using office equipment - specifically the use of a computer keyboard and calculator. Must be able to stoop and bend to retrieve files and supplies, and sit, stand or move around for extended periods of time.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 502192
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