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Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner-Licensed Independent Practitioner (LIP) - Clinical Instru

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Required Qualifications
Physician Assistant - Bachelor's degree from an ARC-PA Accredited Physician Assistant program. NYS Physician Assistant license. NCCPA certified and Emergency Neurological Life Support (ENLS) certification in possession by start date. Two years of physician assistant experience in neurosurgery, neurology, general surgery, med-surg, emergency medicine or intensive care. NIHSS certification and ACLS certification required.
Nurse Practitioner - Current NYS RN licensure. Master's degree in Nursing. NYS certification or eligible as an Adult/Family Nurse Practitioner. Two years of nursing experience in neurosurgery, neurology, general surgery, med-surg, emergency medicine or intensive care. New graduates welcome. Emergency Neurological Life Support (ENLS) certification, NIHSS certification and ACLS certification required upon hire.

Preferred Qualifications
Physician Assistant - Master's degree from ARC-PA accredited Physician Assistant program. Emergency and intensive care experience highly desirable. Experience performing procedures including lumbar puncture, ventriculostomy, placement of ICP monitors, VPS taps and placement of lumbar drains.
Nurse Practitioner - Emergency or intensive care experience highly desirable. Dual NP licensure preferred. Experience performing procedures including lumbar puncture,ventriculostomy, placement of ICP monitors, VPS taps and placement of lumbar drains.

Responsibilities & Requirements
Under the direction of the Head Physician Assistant, Head Nurse Practitioner and the Neurosurgery Attendings, the LIP will join a team of health care providers to cover the Neurocritical Care unit 24/7. They will be assisting the Neurointensivists and Neurosurgeons with the care of patients in the 14-bed Neurocritical Care unit. The LIP may also train and be expected to provide inpatient care to the neurosurgery patients located on other units. There are opportunities for the Physician Assistants to provide first-assist in the operating room. The LIP will be expected to learn and assist or perform bedside procedures such as lumbar punctures, ventriculostomies, shunt taps, etc. This position will work 3 - 13 hour shifts per week, nights and weekends.

Special Notes
This is a non-tenure track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Anticipated Start Date: February 1, 2019.

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The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Application Procedure
Those interested in this position should submit a State Employment Application , cover letter and resume/CV by clicking Apply. Alternately, you may submit your application package to the departmental address or fax below. Please also fill out an online Applicant Information Survey . Do not submit this survey to the department.
Search Chair
c/o Donna Pignataro
Neurological Surgery
Stony Brook Medicine
HSC T12, room 080
Stony Brook, NY 11794-8122
Fax: 631-444-1535

Campus Description
Long Island's premier academic medical center, Stony Brook Medicine represents Stony Brook University's entire medical enterprise and integrates all of Stony Brook's health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. It encompasses Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook Children's Hospital, the six Health Sciences schools - Dental Medicine, Health Technology and Management, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Medicine, Nursing and Social Welfare - as well as the major centers and institutes, programs and more than 50 community-based healthcare settings throughout Suffolk County. With 603 beds, Stony Brook University Hospital serves as Suffolk County's only tertiary care center and Regional Trauma Center. Stony Brook Children's, with more than 180 pediatric specialists in 30 specialties, offers the most advanced pediatric specialty care in the region.

Official Job Title: Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner-Licensed Independent Practitioner (LIP) - Clinical Instructor of Neurosurgery (5 positions)
REF#: F-9938-18-11-F
Campus: Health Sciences Center
Department: Neurosurgery - Neurocritical Care
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Posting Start Date: 11/08/2018
Posting End Date: 12/08/2018


Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 12/08/2018 , unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.

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Posted: 11/9/2018
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