NP Fellowship Program

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide a focused and structured environment to help acute care nurse practitioners develop their skill set in critical care medicine nurturing growth from novice to proficient provider.

Program Overview

The Columbia NP Fellowship Program is an intensive, one year training program for novice or more established Acute Care Nurse Practitioners looking to gain experience in critical care and become adept in evaluating and managing critically-ill patients. The program is unique in that it offers exposure to a diverse medically complex patient population with a wide range of critical illnesses.

The fellowship program will have a strong didactic component as well as an intense clinical experience in a multidisciplinary cutting-edge environment that will:

  • prepare the practitioner to provide high-quality evidence-based patient care,
  • enhance their critical thinking skills
  • establish proficiency in a wide range of invasive procedures.

Description

This is a one-year stipend program with full employee medical benefits and paid time off.

Clinical training includes

  • team-based clinical management of complex medical ICU patients
  • experience with the application and management of ECMO for respiratory failure
  • participation in rapid response teams
  • training in invasive procedures including paracentesis and placement of arterial lines and central venous catheters.

Candidates

Eligible candidates are board-certified practitioners who have completed an MSN with a specialty in Acute Care. Preference is given to those with at least 1 year of direct patient care experience.

How to Apply

Send the following items to Anne Meier (am3495@cumc.columbia.edu):

  • CV
  • Statement of intent
  • 3 letters of recommendation (at least 2 must be from references with knowledge of the applicant’s clinical abilities)

Note: the following will need to be provided to complete the credentialing process

  • Copy NYS NP and RN licenses
  • Copy of acute care board certification
  • Copy of NYS DEA license (if available)
  • Copy of ACLS/BLS certification

Deadline:

Applications are due by September 1, 2017.
Questions and application packets to be sent to Anne Meier am3495@cumc.columbia.edu