Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant-Hospital Program Medicine

Location
Stony Brook, NY
Posted
Mar 08, 2017
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Description

Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant-Hospital Program Medicine-1501092

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Position Summary


At Stony Brook Medicine our Nurse Practitioners/Physician Assistants are a valuable member of our team who provide clinical services to our patient population. We are seeking candidates who will work with our Hospitalist program on the day shift to provide clinical services to our inpatient population under the supervision of the identified supervising physician. Qualified candidates will demonstrate superior patient care and possess outstanding communication skills while adhering to our high standard of excellence.


Duties may include the following but are not limited to:

  • Conducts comprehensive or episodic health assessment of acute medical patients/families with real or potential acute and/or health problems on medical units, MICR unit, and Respiratory Care unit. These problems may include the psychosocial, cognitive and personal assets and limitations of the patient/family, with an emphasis on wellness.
  • Establishes medical diagnoses, orders and evaluates diagnostic studies, accompanies patients off the floor for diagnostic testing when clinically required, prescribes and regulates medications, performs and monitors therapeutic procedures, assesses and/or manages follow up plans within the protocols and practice privileges approved by the Supervising Physician and consistent with established policies and procedures.
  • Records and documents health appraisal data necessary to maintain, coordinate and/or expedite required services.
  • Maintains ongoing communication with Physician collaborator and Associate Director of Nursing relative to select aspects of patient care or administrative issues.
  • Acts as a resource and consultant to health care staff.
  • Develops, conducts and evaluates formal and/or informal continuing education.
  • Participates in the development and revision of nursing standards of care.
  • Participates in Nursing, Medical and Administrative committees.
  • Maintains and enhances a current level of knowledge relative to professional practice, as well as continuing education requirements necessary for licensure and certification. Attends educational conferences.
  • Participates in the research process by contributing ideas, collecting data, sharing knowledge and applying new finding to practice.
  • Participates in the development and review of outcome data to measure the quality of patient care.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Associate Director of Nursing, Medicine services.
  • All clinical data is kept up-to-date in the medical record, daily charting of assessment and treatment is completed, discharge summaries dictated on a timely basis. All chart completion is accomplished in a thorough and timely manner.
  • Work as a team member communicating patient care issues clearly and in a way that is advantageous to the team effort.
  • Quickly assist and appropriately manage emergency issues with cardiac surgical patients.
  • Interpret policies to support decision-making related to patients and families, participate in hospital committees, promote continuing education for PAs, NPs and nurses, attend seminars in surgery, attend continuing education classes/seminars, as needed.

Qualifications for Nurse Practitioners:

Required Qualifications: Current NYS RN licensure. Master's Degree in Nursing. NYS Certification as a Nurse Practitioner an Acute Care or Adult Health Nurse Practitioner. Two years current Acute Care or Adult Health Nursing experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Acute Care or Adult Health Nurse Practitioner experience in General Medicine.


Qualifications for Physician Assistants:

Required Qualifications: Possess a Registered Physician Assistant License and National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) certification. One year of current experience as a Physician Assistant.

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.


About Stony Brook Medicine:

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 Assistant Director of Nursing / TH Physician Assistant 2
Job Field: Nurse Practitioner
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Nurse Practitioners - Hospitalist Program-Stony Brook University Hospital
Schedule: Full-time Variable variableNurse Practitioners - Hospitalist Program-Stony Brook University Hospital
Posting Start Date: Mar 7, 2017
Posting End Date: Mar 21, 2017, 10:59:00 PM
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Salary Grade: SL5

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