Stony Brook University Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner - Licensed Independent Practitioner (LIP) - Clinical Instructor of Neurosurgery (1 position) in Stony Brook, New York

Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner - Licensed Independent Practitioner (LIP) - Clinical Instructor of Neurosurgery (1 position)

Required Qualifications

Physician Assistant: Bachelor's degree from ARC-PA accredited Physician Assistant program. NYS Physician Assistant license. NCCPA certified or must have in possession by start date. NIHSS certification and ACLS certification. New graduates welcome.

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. NIHSS certification and ACLS certification required upon hire.

Preferred Qualifications

Physician Assistant: Master's degree from ARC-PA accredited Physician Assistant program. Emergency or 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. Family certification 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 LIPs will join a team of Physician Extenders to cover the neurosurgery service, 24/7. Our need is to have dynamic and hard-working individuals to cover our service, beginning with the night shifts and occasional day shifts. Orientation and training is provided to all new staff members regardless of experience. Responsibilities begin with taking care of inpatient neurosurgical patients and emergency room coverage in a Level 1 Trauma Center. Physician Assistants will also first-assist in the OR. As experience is gained, there are opportunities for growth in numerous research and quality assurance projects. They can also join our Neuro-ICU or expand into our outpatient offices. Team members will interact with patients and families frequently. Team members are expected to monitor our patient's clinical status and effectively communicate with other members of our team. Full duties include Emergency Room coverage and Inpatient care of Neurosurgical patients, first-assisting duties, learning procedures such as lumbar punctures, placement of ICP Monitors, Ventriculostomies, and Lumbar drains. Responsibilities also entail performing a comprehensive physical exam on patients, diagnosing, ordering/interpreting laboratory and radiological exams while collaborating with the attending physician.

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: March 15, 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 to the departmental address or fax below.
Please also fill out an online

Applicant Information Survey

. Do not submit this survey to the department.

c/o Donna Pignataro

Search Chair

Department of Neurological Surgery

HSC T12, Room 080

Stony Brook Medicine

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 of Neurosurgery - Clinical Instructor

REF#:

F-9893-18-12-F

Campus:

Health Sciences Center

Department:

Neurosurgery

Salary:

Commensurate with Experience

Posting Start Date:

12/20/2018

Posting End Date:

01/20/2019

Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 01/20/2019, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.

STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. 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

Job Category:

Health Science and Medical Center Faculty

Posting Date:

12/20/2018