Columbia University School of Nursing, part of a renowned academic health center that includes the College of Physicians and Surgeons, the Mailman School of Public Health, and the College of Dental Medicine, is recognized for clinical and research excellence and curricular advancements.
Reporting to the Dean of the School of Nursing (SON), this position serves as the Chief Clinical Officer within the School. As a member of the senior leadership team, the Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs (ADCA) works closely with SON’s other Associate Deans to provide coordinated leadership of the School. The ADCA will also represent the School across the University and to the outside community on matters related to SON’s clinical emphasis in education and faculty practice focus.
The ADCA is responsible for directing the activities of the Columbia Advanced Practice Nurse Associates (CAPNA) faculty practice, one of the premiere nurse-run primary care services in the nation. S/he will work closely with the CAPNA Practice Manager to ensure the Nurse Practitioners and operational staff are delivering the highest quality of patient care and customer service. The ADCA will provide direction regarding the billing, collection and productivity of the practice to minimize expenses and maximize revenue. S/he will partner with the Columbia University Faculty Practice Organization (FPO) to implement quality performance initiatives and marketing efforts for CAPNA, and will also spearhead the expansion of the practice to multiple locations.
The ADCA will oversee the School’s Attending Faculty, who are full-time clinicians, and foster a collaborative, open environment that is conducive to contribution, growth and achievement. S/he will actively promote and facilitate mentorship opportunities by clinical faculty for students enrolled in the Combined BS/MS Entry to Practice (ETP), Master’s and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs.
This position manages the credentialing process for all attending clinicians in conjunction with New York-Presbyterian Hospital's Nursing Credentialing Offices and in accordance with the Nursing Staff By-Laws. The ADCA will also negotiate and manage contractual agreements with New York Presbyterian Hospital and other outside entities.
A doctoral degree in nursing or a closely related field is required. The incumbent will also have experience relevant to success in an academic environment. S/he must have superior leadership skills, excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal), and the ability to manage and lead all levels of faculty and staff. The incumbent will have a proven track record of attracting, managing and mentoring colleagues, and the ability to function as a member of a team both within the School of Nursing and across Columbia University Medical Center. The successful candidate will have excellent presentation and facilitation skills, and be a visionary with a strategic, long-term focus. S/he will also possess the ability to develop trust and build strong collaborative working relationships with faculty, staff, and external parties.
A demonstrated track record in advanced clinical nursing practice is desired. A Nurse Practitioner with comprehensive care specialty background and a New York State RN, DEA license is preferred. Nominations and applications from women and minorities are encourged.
Columbia University is an equal opportunity employer.
To Apply: https://academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=58351
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