The Department of Neurology at Columbia University is seeking an additional Nurse Practitioner to join the current NPs in the department's outpatient general neurology clinical practice. The practice serves patients with a variety of disorders including headache/migraine, vestibular disorders, MS, neuromuscular disorders, dementia, movement disorders, stroke, epilepsy, and others.
The Nurse Practitioner will work under the supervision of the attending physicians and be expected to ramp up his/her own schedule of patients over the course of the first year.
Education and training in general and subspecialty neurological care will be provided as necessary.
The primary responsibility will be outpatient care including independently managing established patients by history and physical exam, reviewing and interpreting diagnostic tests, formulating an impression and plan including education, medication management, ordering follow up tests, making referrals to other specialties as necessary.
Assist with prescription renewals, prior authorizations, disability paperwork, and returning phone calls. This will include cross-coverage with other NPs/MDs during vacations
Inpatient evaluation and care may occur as needed.
Document, code, and bill as appropriate.
Practice locations will include the Neurological Institute at the main CUIMC campus, along with the possibility of working in satellite sites in Manhattan, Westchester, and/or NJ. A portion of visits may be conducted over telemedicine.
There may be opportunities for participation in clinical research protocols.
There may be opportunities to do procedures such as occipital nerve blocks, skin biopsies, lumbar punctures, and Botox for chronic migraine. Training will be provided as needed.
Other related duties as requested/required.
Requires a Master's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus five years of related experiences
Prior experience in an academic outpatient setting preferred
Neurological training and experience preferred.
EMR experience using Epic preferred.
New York State NP and RN license
Able to meet New York-Presbyterian Hospital credentialing requirements.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
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