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Stony Brook University Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant, Clinical Instructor, Surgery, Cardiothor in Stony Brook, New York

Stony Brook University: Health Sciences: Renaissance School of Medicine: Surgery


Stony Brook, New York

Open Date

Aug 26, 2021


Nov 13, 2021 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time


The Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant will work with physicians and nurses in the practice to provide medical treatment plans for Cardiothoracic patients in the hospital and outpatient setting; will collaborate with nurse managers, clinical nurses, discharge team, and medical staff to plan, implement and evaluate pertinent change in practice and health care delivery; will facilitate patient movement through the system and efficient use of resources through interdepartmental collaboration; will coordinate coverage for time off unit, time off, and off-hours; and will write orders which are in accord with current guidelines.

Job Duties & Essential Functions:

Take patient history, perform a physical examination and make an assessment and diagnosis based on this information, as well as, initiate, review and revise treatment plans and record and present data in a manner meaningful to the supervising physician.

Provide patient care services to the medical practice.

Assist physician with interventional treatments, respond to incoming phone messages from patient and make call backs to patient reporting response to attending physician.

Make referrals to other healthcare providers and/or consult the physician for further definitive therapy.

Performs Physical examinations; identifies health problems based on findings.

Orders and evaluates appropriate non-invasive diagnostic tests and procedures.

Instructs and counsels patients on health care, health maintenance, medical problems, treatment plans, nutrition or other related issues as appropriate.

Perform all other duties as assigned by management.


Required Qualifications:

Nurse Practitioner: Current NYS RN license. Master's degree in Nursing or completion of a course for Nurse Practitioner and certification as a Nurse Practitioner in adult health and/or family health nurse practitioner. Excellent communication skills.

Physician Assistant: NYS license and certification as a Physician Assistant. Bachelor's degree from an accredited school of Physician Assistants. Excellent communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience working in a fast-paced medical practice. Experience with EMR.

Application Instructions

All application materials must be submitted online. Please use the Apply Now button to begin your application. For technical support, please visit Interfolio's Support Site ( or reach out to their Scholar Service Team at or (877) 997-8807.

For questions regarding this position, please contact Debbie Morganelli or Carrine Hunte at 631-444-2034.

Special Notes

Non-Tenure Track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA.

Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible.

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 five Health Sciences schools -- Dental Medicine, Health Technology and Management, 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 624 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. In the Medical and Research Translation (MART) building, two floors are occupied by Stony Brook University Cancer Center's outpatient services, and four floors are devoted to cancer research. Diversity, equity and inclusion are essential core values at Stony Brook Medicine. We believe we do our best and most impactful work when we leverage our diverse, equitable and inclusive perspectives. We are proud to recruit and hire talented people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

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 online at the University Police website at

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

If you need a disability-related accommodation, please contact the Office of Equity and Access at (631)632-6280.

Stony Brook University is committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of an inclusive learning, and working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.