Advertised Summary Job Description: Under the leadership of the Associate Director, Nursing, the primary responsibilities for this position consist of providing total, comprehensive, continuous, and patient centered care which includes: assessing, identifying, documenting, planning, and administering nursing treatment for actual or potential health problems to students and employees who walk-in seeking care. Additionally, this position will facilitate the review process of pre-health screening forms of all in-coming students and case management of students with complex, complicated health issues. In the Student-Centered Medical Home (SCMH), the Assistant Nurse Manager will administer direct care to patients by performing those aspects of triage and nursing care requiring professional judgment and skills. The Assistant Nurse Manager will administer processes for pre-health screening reviews, manage complex, complicated health issues for in-coming students.
Delivery of care is inclusive of pre-health screening review for incoming students, and coordination care management, urgent care nursing, pregnancy screening, women's and men's health counseling, travel medicine, administration of vaccines, medications, allergy shots, and ear irrigation, crisis intervention, assessing acute and chronic medical problems; coordinate care for patients with PCP and practice teams; point of care testing; follow-up of laboratory results, referrals to the emergency department and consultants including facilitating the faxing or receipt of faxed reports to and from outside providers as needed. Refers patients for further clinical evaluation and follow-up, either immediate care or future care appointment using electronic health record.
Day-to-day collaboration with designated clinician, as well as managers, directors, practice team clinicians, health service assistants, and medical assistants to manage unscheduled appointments, telephone triage, educational needs, and delivery of nursing care.
Must be able to work a flexible schedule. Hours of Health Service are 8am - 7pm during the academic year. Summer hours are 9am - 5pm. Responsible for covering a pre-determined number of Saturdays during the academic year.
General Minimum Qualifications: Requires BSN and current New York State RN licensure. Minimum 4-6 years' recent Registered Nurse experience required. Knowledge and experience with a wide range of illness and injury patterns in-order to conduct rapid and accurate triage based on clinical urgency of patients presenting problems. Candidates must have superb direct patient care and critical thinking skills coupled with superior triage/assessment skills. Proven ability to communicate in a professional and respectful manner with patients; co-workers and providers; strong organizational, prioritization skills, emotional stability, attention to detail, ability to work in a team as well as independently and being both decisive and sympathetic are crucial to this role. Must be computer literate, familiarity with EMR and patient scheduling system. Completion of current CPR Course, Infection Disease/Control Certificate HIPAA.
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Preferred Qualifications: Specific experience desired in triage, emergency health care, ambulatory care, occupational health, medical/surgical, college health, community health, patient teaching, health counseling, and health education. Certified Emergency Nurse certificate; successful completion of a comprehensive triage education program; on-going education, training and professional development in triage and related emergency nurse/emergency care activities strongly preferred.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
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