ANNOUNCEMENT OF Professional Vacancy

STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK · DOWNSTATE MEDICAL CENTER  
450 CLARKSON AVENUE, BOX 1194, BROOKLYN, NEW YORK 11203
Department: MEDICINE/ PA SERVICE Job Title: TH PHYSICIANS ASST I
Professional  Rank: SL-5 Descriptive Title: TH PHYSICIANS ASST I
Salary Range: $61,621.00-$125,854.00+$3,026.00* Line Number: Line# 57021
Additional Position Information: * Represents Location Pay for full-time appointees.Hours of week: Variable; Days of week: Flexible; Hours per week: 37.5.
Brief Description of Duties:
The Physician's Assistant will be expected to perform admission histories and physical examinations on newly-admitted and transferred patients to the medical service. With the guidance of the supervisory attending physician, the Physician's Assistant will: Initiate diagnostic evaluation and therapeutics. Monitor and manage inpatients with a wide variety of illnesses and perform daily examinations and assessment. Maintain medical records, including admission notes, progress notes, transfer notes and discharge summaries. Participate in patient/family education and discharge planning. It is expected that the Physician's Assistant will be capable of performing selected procedures, including venipuncture, arterial punctures, IV insertions and NG tube placement. The above duties will be carried out during rotations through 1. General Medicine Service 2. Emergency Short Stay 3. Telemetry/Cardiology Short Stay 4. Hematology Service/Oncology Service. Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Chief of his/her designee.

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:
REVISED REQUIRED: NYS License and Bachelor's degree from an approved Physician's Assistant program. Current Certification in BCLS/ACLS. NCCPA Certification. PREFERRED: Minimum of 2 years of experience in primary medical care or 3 years in a general practice.
Posting ID: 14657 Ref #: B/PR-57021-17
Persons interested in the above position should submit a resume along with a cover letter to ==>
Please include: Job Title( TH PHYSICIANS ASST I ), Line( 57021 ) and PostingID( 14657 )
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.