Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Clinical Instructor

Stony Brook University - Stony Brook, NY4.2

Physician Assistant: NYS license and certification as a Physician assistant. Bachelor's degree from an accredited school of Physician Assistants. Current NYS license. NCCPA certification, BLS certification, PALS certification, ACLS certification, and ATLS certification.

Nurse Practitioner: NYS license and certification as a Nurse Practitioner. Master's degree in Nursing or completion of a course for Nurse Practitioner. BLS certification, PALS certification, ACLS certification, and ATLS certification.

Preferred Qualifications

At least one year clinical experience working as a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner. 1-3 years of related clinical trauma experience. Master of Science in physician studies preferred for PA. Experience working in the following clinical areas: surgery, emergency medicine, critical care and intensive care. Experience working in a Stony Brook Medicine outpatient setting.

Responsibilities & Requirements

Assists the Trauma Medical Director and Trauma panel surgeons in all aspects of clinical care delivery to the trauma patient. Through all phases of care for the trauma patient, the NP/PA will coordinate and actively drive care forward, throughout the Acute Care phase of care (from EMS arrival to the patient's discharge from the inpatient area). This includes, but is not limited to: participation in daily Trauma rounds, Trauma resuscitations, coordination with rehab services and all aspects of discharge planning. The NP/PA will also take part in Trauma Performance Improvement activities. The NP/PA will be responsible for the facilitation of phase of care transitions, eg: SICU to Step Down or Medical/Surgical to Rehab. The NP/PA will be instrumental in plan of care development for each patient. The NP/PA will be responsible for interpretation of radiological and laboratory findings for all trauma patients. The service line requires independent proficiency in all Advanced Trauma Life Support critical care procedures, including: cricothyroidotomy, decompressive ventriculostomy, IJ/SC Central Venous Access line, arterial line placement, chest tube placement, pericardiocentesis for tamponade, and diagnostic peritoneal lavage. The service line also requires independent proficiency in first assist responsibilities.

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: As soon as possible.

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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.

James Vosswinkel, MD

Assistant Professor

Department of Surgery

c/o Debbie Morganelli

Stony Brook Medicine, HST T19, room 020

Stony Brook, NY 11794-8191

Fax: 631-444-8947 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:
Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Clinical Instructor


Health Sciences Center

Surgery-Trauma ICU / Surgical ICU

Commensurate with Experience

Posting Start Date:

Posting End Date:
10/25/2018 Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 10/25/2018, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.