ANNOUNCEMENT OF Professional Vacancy

STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK · DOWNSTATE MEDICAL CENTER  
450 CLARKSON AVENUE, BOX 1194, BROOKLYN, NEW YORK 11203
Department: SURGERY/CARDIOTHORACIC DIVISION Job Title: TH PHYSICIAN ASST I
Professional  Rank: SL-5 Descriptive Title: TH PHYSICIANS ASSISTANT I
Salary Range: $61,621.00-$125,854.00+$3,026.00* Line Number: Line# 52515
Additional Position Information: * Represents Location Pay for full-time appointees. Hours of Work: 8:00AM - 4:00PM; Days of week: Monday - Friday; Hours per week: 37.5
Brief Description of Duties:
Position requires an experienced Physician Assistant (PA) skilled in first assisting for all types of Cardiac Surgical procedures, including open and endoscopic saphenous vein excision, radial artery harvesting, chest closure, cannulation, assisting in ventricular assist device placement, and chest tube intra-operative and post-operative care. Able to assess, deliver and document care of surgical patients in the Operating Room: Cardiothoracic ICU and Step Down unit. Able to function as part of the team of critical Care MDís, PA's Nurse Practitioners, and RNs covering the CT-ICU on a daily basis. Will participate in the education of medical students, residents, fellow and the Divisionís research activities. Responsible for timely and appropriate documentation, including progress notes and orders. Attends appropriate conference and rounds. Position will include weekend and/or evening shifts.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE ABOVE POSITION DESCRIPTION

All successful candidates must undergo various background checks, maintain credentials required for continued employment and adhere to the SUNY-DMC UHB Principles of Behavior.   Clinical Faculty and Allied Health professionals must receive and maintain Medical Board authorization.
Qualifications:
REQUIRED: Bachelor Degree and graduation from an accredited Physician Assistant (PA) program. NYS Licensure and current registration as a PA. BLS, ACLS Certification, current National Certification by AAPA, Preferred. Minimum 2 years of hospital based practice as a PA. Minimum 1 year experience in Cardiac Surgery operative environment.
Posting ID: 14291 Ref #: B/PR-52515-16
Persons interested in the above position should submit a resume along with a cover letter to ==>
Please include: Job Title( TH PHYSICIAN ASST I ), Line( 52515 ) and PostingID( 14291 )
The Employment Office
M.S.C.  1194
450 Clarkson Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11203  ( email: careers@downstate.edu )

Closing date for receipt of applications:

Internal Consideration Program: Open Until Filled Off-campus recruitment: Open Until Filled

SUNY Downstate Medical Center offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
SUNY Downstate Medical Center is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familiar status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status or criminal conviction.