Demonstrates clinical judgment and skills in the full range of functions of a Registered Professional Nurse. Identifies, assesses (including physical assessment) and provides nursing treatment for actual or potential health problems.
Triages patients' complaints using critical assessment skills to include crisis intervention, acute and chronic medical problems for a wide range of health related concerns; performs telephone triage on Nurse Clinical Symptom Lines
Refers patients for further clinical evaluation and follow-up, either immediate care or future appointment using a computerized system
Administration of vaccines, medications, allergy shots, ear irrigations, urgent care nursing, pregnancy screening, women's health counseling to including Plan B
Formulates and implements nursing projects and guidelines such as reviewing and updating policies and procedures. Participates in inter-disciplinary committees, programs, and community outreach
Coordinates care for patients with women's health, men's health, and a variety of other health issues
The Registered Nurse will be available in a designated practice group to serve as a resource to the team for educational needs and delivery of nursing care
Administers appropriate medications and treatments as prescribed by on-site providers
Engages in periodic self-evaluation and participates in Peer Review and Quality Assurance
Provides health education for acute and chronic medical conditions in a self-care model as well as wellness prevention model to patients and the University community
Requires Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and current New York State RN license
Minimum 2-4 years related experience required
Must possess strong clinical assessment and triage skills with proven clinical judgment and skills in the full range of functions of a Registered Nurse
Demonstrated ability to maintain and promote interpersonal relationships and work effectively with a multi-disciplinary team
Completion of current CPR and infection control certificate
Required to work a minimum of 3 Saturdays during the Spring/Fall Term
Ambulatory care, ER, public health or occupational health nursing experience
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 513699
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