Employment

Employment:

Columbia’s Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center (HICCC) is one of 49 National Cancer Institute (NCI) designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers nationwide, recognizing scientific and clinical excellence, and one of only two in New York City. With almost 4,000 new cancer cases seen each year, the HICCC delivers cutting-edge cancer research and patient care. We are working together to provide personalized cancer care focused around prevention, screening, treatment, support, education and research. At Columbia, we don’t just practice medicine, we change it.

 

Patient Service Representative (PSR):

The PSR is an integral part of the care team responsible for coordinating patient care and treatment plans. The PSR provides support to clinical practices by facilitating all physician and patient administrative needs. Responsibilities include organizing daily patient schedules, answering phones, preparation of billing information, obtaining and documenting insurance pre-authorizations and pre-certifications. The PSR is responsible for the daily coordination and scheduling of complex chemotherapy regimens. The PSR will ensure patient centered care by demonstrating behaviors that reflect a culture of service, while exhibiting compassion and empathy.

 

To apply please send a copy of your resume and cover letter to Danielle Drimer, dld2128@cumc.columbia.edu

 

 

Certified Medical Assistant (CMA):

The Medical Assistant is a vital part of our team who performs supportive services to the health care provider and clinic staff to ensure quality care in the ambulatory setting. The CMA is customer focused; adhering to established protocols and manages patient care with compassion and empathy. The CMA is educated and trained to perform both clinical and administrative functions. Certification from a nationally recognized organization preferred.

 

To apply please send a copy of your resume and cover letter to Danielle Drimer, dld2128@cumc.columbia.edu

 

Oncology Research Nurse:

The Oncology Research Nurse is a Registered Nurse or Nurse Practitioner who manages the direct care of patients enrolled on clinical trials within the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at Columbia University Medical Center. Responsibilities are within the context of guidelines described for each clinical trial and will include: identifying and contacting prospective study participants; educating patients on study participation; obtaining informed consent; performing required evaluations; performing toxicity assessments; monitoring patient responses; providing education and guidance throughout participation on the clinical trial; providing follow-up with patients to ensure that study procedures are being followed and adherence is maximized. The Oncology Research Nurse is an integral role in the conduct of Oncology Clinical trials.

To apply please send a copy of your resume and cover letter to Fran Brogan at fb80@cumc.columbia.edu

 

Oncology Clinical Research Coordinator(CRC):

The Oncology Clinical Research Coordinator assists in the coordination of clinical trials conducted in the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at Columbia University Medical Center. Responsibilities include: reviewing and implementing clinical trials; coordinating patient visits; data management; working with Investigators, Research Nurses, and other members of the cancer center to assist in the implementation of the protocol. The CRC is an integral role in the conduct of Oncology Clinical trials.

To apply please send a copy of your resume and cover letter to Ryan Shelton at rs3323@cumc.columbia.edu

 

Advanced Practice Provider (Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner):

 

As an Advanced Practice provider in the Division of Hematology/Oncology you will provide comprehensive outpatient care for patients with benign and malignant hematologic diseases as well as solid tumors. Working with a with a care team that includes Physicians, Hematology/Oncology Fellows, Medical Residents, Nurse Practitioners, Social Workers, Clinical Care Coordinators (Registered Nurses), and Patient Service Representatives you will help develop, coordinate, and deliver compassionate and efficient care.  Within the outpatient practice you will provide initial and follow-up care in collaboration with our attending physicians. You will assure quality of care and standards are maintained to meet the medical and psychosocial needs of our patients while serving as liaison with referring physicians and external transfers as well collaborating with our Infusion Center staff and inpatient care teams. Your passion for safety and quality will be critical as you support our high-risk patient population to ensure delivery of care that our oncology patients and their families deserve.

 

To apply please send a copy of your resume and cover letter to Christina Russomanno at cmb2242@cumc.columbia.edu

 

Clinical Care Coordinator III (Registered Nurse):

As a Clinical Care Coordinator (RN) in the Division of Hematology/Oncology you will be responsible for providing outpatient care and education. This includes providing compassionate care based on best practice to Oncology patients and families while acting as part of a multidisciplinary care team. Across all stages of treatment and care settings you will ensure continuity of care while providing clinical support to staff members. You will collaborate with Infusion Center and inpatient staff in the care and treatment of patients. Your passion for safety and quality will be critical as you support our high-risk patient population to ensure delivery of care that our oncology patients and their families deserve.

 

To apply please send a copy of your resume and cover letter to Christina Russomanno at cmb2242@cumc.columbia.edu