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Columbia University Clinical Coordinator II - RN in New York, New York

  • Requisition no: 506971

  • Work Type: Full Time

  • Location: Campus|Medical Center

  • School/Department: null

  • Categories: Health/Clinical

  • Job Type: Officer of Administration

  • Regular/Temporary: Regular

  • Hours Per Week: 35

Position Summary

The Pediatrics Allergy/Immunologist and Rheumatologist Division is looking for a clinical nurse under the title of Clinical Coordinator II – RN 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 Clinical service and input to the Division of Allergy and Immunology’s 2 out of the 6 practice locations. The Clinical Coordinator II-RN role will be part of an interdisciplinary team dedicated to the development of a sustained environment of excellence in patient/family centered service.


  • Responsible for the coordinating and the provision of clinical care in the Allergy practice sites in the out-patient setting, which includes:

  • Provide patient Education

  • review emergency action plan

  • perform Epipen training

  • medication dosage and schedule

  • basic food avoidance measures

  • environmental avoidance

  • asthma MDI training

  • Review of asthma action plan

  • Self-injections

  • Perform in-office testing-prep, place and obtain results for interpretation

  • Patch testing

  • Spirometry

  • food and drug challenges

  • allergy skin tests

  • Administer Shots and vaccines

  • Mix and manage patient serums

  • Manage patient lab results, which involves signing off on all normal test results and escalating all abnormal to the Physicians’ attention

  • Obtain lab reports as needed for providers, file/upload lab reports in the EMR system

  • Enter patient data into the EMR system and maintain the EMR database consistently

  • Forward test results to referring physicians and patients/their parents as requested

  • Pre-authorizations for supplies and medications as needed

  • Assist the Physicians’ in the exam room

  • Coverage for MA

  • Prepare and label Specimens with Clinical data and document when needed

  • Triage patient calls and cover service calls, as needed

  • Contact pharmacy for patient prescriptions, refills

  • Ensure service excellence by becoming thoroughly familiar with the Seven Pillars of Behavior and putting them into practice in carrying out job responsibilities

  • Adhere to all applicable HIPAA, billing compliance and safety guidelines

  • As needed, may require cross coverage for other RN’s in the allergy team in offsite locations.

  • Perform miscellaneous duties as assigned.The primary location sites for this position will be midtown (51 st Street) and 72 nd Street . You will be require to travel to other sites to provide coverage when needed.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires bachelor’s degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus four years of related experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience with pediatric populations and asthma is preferred

Other Requirements

  • Must have a NYS RN License.

  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced and diverse environment, and demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills

  • Must have strong time management skills, strong multi-tasking abilities and the ability to exercise good judgement

  • Working conditions:

  • Infectious Agents-Sputum samples, blood

  • Patient Billing

Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

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