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Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner, Clinical Instructor, Neurosurgery,Cerebrovascular

Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY
Closing date
Jan 27, 2023

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Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner, Clinical Instructor, Neurosurgery, Cerebrovascular

Location: Stony Brook, New York
Open Date: Dec 19, 2022
Deadline: Jan 19, 2023 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Cerebrovascular Position: Under the direction of the Chief Advanced Practice Provider and the Neurosurgery Attendings, the hired candidate will join a team of Advanced Practice Providers in the Department of Neurosurgery at Stony Brook Medicine. The need is for a dynamic and hard-working individual to primarily cover the cerebrovascular division. Orientation and training is provided to all new staff members regardless of experience. Responsibilities include emergency and ongoing care for neurovascular patients requiring surgical and endovascular intervention, including various types of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke. The provider will primarily see patients in the emergency department, inpatient units and the Neurocritical Care Unit. Additionally, outpatient services are provided to patients on site. Stony Brook is a regional Comprehensive Stroke Center, provider of a Mobile Stroke Unit, and Level 1 Trauma Center. Responsibilities also include interacting and educating patients and families, performing a comprehensive physical exam on patients, diagnosing, ordering/interpreting laboratory and radiological exams while collaborating with the attending physician.


Physician Assistant: Graduate of an ARC-PA accredited Physician Assistant program. NYS Physician Assistant license. NCCPA certified or must have in possession by start date. NIHSS, BLS and ACLS certifications required upon hire. Minimum one-year experience as a Physician Assistant.

Nurse Practitioner: Current NYS RN licensure. Master's degree in Nursing. NYS certification or eligible as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Two years of nursing experience in neurosurgery, neurology, general surgery, med-surg, emergency medicine or intensive care. NIHSS, BLS and ACLS certifications required upon hire. Minimum one-year experience as a Nurse Practitioner.


Experience in stroke neurology, neurosurgery or cerebrovascular neurosurgery, and emergency or intensive care experience desirable. Experience performing procedures including lumbar puncture, ventriculostomy, and VPS taps.

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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.


In response to the New York State Department of Health (DOH) regulation requiring Hospital and Nursing Home personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, candidates selected for patient care positions or positions that may come in contact with patients or patient care employees, if not already vaccinated, must be fully vaccinated or obtain the first dose of the vaccine within three (3) calendar days of acceptance of conditional job offer and must obtain any subsequent doses in accordance with the DOH vaccine protocol. Candidates who are partially vaccinated, but not yet fully vaccinated, must complete their vaccination series within three (3) calendar days of job offer or in accordance with vaccine manufacture protocol, whichever comes later. The regulation also allows for limited exemptions with reasonable accommodations, consistent with applicable law.

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 . It can also be viewed online at the University Police website at

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.

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