Nurse Practitioner

Columbia University School of Nursing in New York

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted August 12, 2014
Type Non tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

Columbia University School of Nursing has more than a century-long history of achievement in education, a well-known focus on clinical excellence and leadership, and nationally recognized specialty and subspecialty education programs.

The School of Nursing is currently searching for a Nurse Practitioner (NP) to serve as a key member of the Elder LGBT Interprofessional Collaborative Care Program (E-LINC). Under the direction of the E-LINC Project Director, the E-LINC NP will provide a broad range of preventive and direct care services for older lesbian, gay, bisexual, & transgender (LGBT) adults. Duties and responsibilities will include, but not limited to:
-Developing and implementing health promotion and wellness seminars at the three SAGE senior centers in New York City.
-Serving as the care liaison for program participants and their existing primary care clinicians, ensuring the delivery of safe, culturally-competent care.
-Providing in-home and community-based visits for frail and elderly clients.
-Providing primary clinical care at Columbia Advanced Practice Nurse Associates (CAPNA) for E-LINC participants in need of primary medical care.
-Serve as a clinical preceptor for nursing and nurse practitioner students.
-Serve as a trainer for the E-LINC cultural competency webinar series.
-Work with other members of the E-LINC staff to build and foster community presence in the promotion of culturally competent LGBT- centered health care for older adults.

Minimum Qualifications:

-Masters Degree in Nursing as an Adult, Gerontology, or Family Nurse Practitioner
-New York State License as an Adult, Gerontology, or Family Nurse Practitioner
-National Certification as Nurse Practitioner
-Experience working with older adults
-Experience and knowledge of the health needs of LGBT community
-Excellent communication skills
-Ability to travel within the 5 boroughs of New York City 

Preferred Qualifications:

-Spanish speaking
-Previous experience in Interprofessional Education or Collaborative Practice
-Previous experience in community health      
-This is a 3 year grant funded position.

To apply please visit or search by requistion number 0004960. 

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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