Physician Assistant - Cardiothoracic Surgery

Location
Stony Brook, NY
Posted
Mar 07, 2017
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Description

Physician Assistant - Cardiothoracic Surgery-1603487

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Position Summary


At Stony Brook Medicine, our Physician's Assistants in Cardiothoracic Surgery are valuable members of our team who provides medical services to cardiac surgical patients.


Qualified candidates will demonstrate superior patient care and possess outstanding communication skills while adhering to our high standard of excellence.


Duties of Physician's Assistant in Cardiothoracic Surgery may include the following but are not limited to:

  • Assist in the preparing and positioning of patients for Heart or Thoracic Surgery. Serve as first or second assist to the Cardiothoracic Surgeon, assist in setting up equipment in the OR as well as wound and chest closure and application of dressing. Vein Harvesting as required by the Cardiothoracic Surgeon.

  • Coordination and assessment of pre-hospital evaluation and follow up for admission, inpatient care and discharge planning. Assist with the post-operative monitoring of patients and writing postoperative orders.

  • Collaborate with others on the service to ensure full participation by all staff in patient care so that patients are taken care of efficiently.

  • Maintain professional credentials, participate in conferences and lectures, attend teaching rounds and M & M conferences.

  • All other duties as assigned by the Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery.

Qualifications


Required Qualifications:

Bachelors Degree from an approved US PA Program: Current NY State License/registration. Experience working with Surgery patients in an ICU setting, in a Cardiothoracic Surgery unit, Cardiac Intensive Care Unit or Medical Intensive Care Unit performing approved diagnostic procedures, reviewing lab results/consults in collaboration with the attending physician. Computer literacy required to navigate electronic patient records.

Special Notes: Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.

All Hospital positions are subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary. This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services (The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination), submit (3) written references, and provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.

The best ideas in medicine start with the best people. At Stony Brook Medicine, our highest calling is to put the power of ideas to work in our patients’ lives. Stony Brook Medicine integrates and elevates all of our health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. Stony Brook Medicine is Long Island’s premier academic medical center. With 603 beds, we serve as the region’s only tertiary care center and Level 1 Trauma Center, and are home to the Stony Brook Heart Institute, Stony Brook Cancer Center, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, Stony Brook Neurosciences Institute, and Stony Brook Digestive Disorders Institute. We also encompass Suffolk County’s only Level 4 Regional Perinatal Center, state-designated AIDS Center, state-designated Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program, state-designated Burn Center, the Christopher Pendergast ALS Center of Excellence, and Kidney Transplant Center. It is home of the nation’s first Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center.

Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to the creation of a diverse and inclusive campus climate. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.

IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE UNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (631) 632-6350. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE WEBSITE AT http://www.stonybrook.edu/police


Official Job Title: TH Physicians Assistant II
Job Field: Physician Assistant
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Cardiothoracic Physician Assistants-Stony Brook University Hospital
Schedule: Per Diem Variable 6:30am-4:00pmCardiothoracic Physician Assistants-Stony Brook University Hospital
Posting Start Date: Mar 6, 2017
Posting End Date: Mar 20, 2017, 10:59:00 PM
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Salary Grade: SL4

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