Full-Time Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant, Clinical Instructor, Psychiatry, Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry
The clinician will serve as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant in our Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Service. The NP/PA will conduct psychiatric evaluations, psychopharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions, and level-of-care recommendations for individuals admitted to our medical units with psychiatric and substance use comorbidity. The NP/PA will involve families, obtain collateral history for accurate assessments, and collaborate other medical staff, nurses, and social workers in clinical management and discharge planning. The NP/PA will also provide education to staff and trainees. Common conditions addressed may include but are not limited to delirium, behavioral symptoms associated with dementia, impairments in medical decisions making capacity, depression and anxiety, elevated suicide risk, and substance use disorders.
Note: Full-Time Consultation and Liaison Psychiatry
Applicants must have a minimum of one year of full-time work experience as a licensed Psychiatric NP or PA in a hospital setting.
Applicants must have the below credentials or have them in possession by the start date:
Nurse Practitioner: ANCC Board Certification. New York State PMHNP (Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner) License.
Physician Assistant: Master’s Degree from ARC-PA accredited Physician Assistant program. NYS Physician Assistant license. NCCPA certified.
Experience working with medically ill patients.
Experience in providing psychiatric consultations.
Non-Tenure Track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA.
Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible.
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 . It can also be viewed online at the University Police website at http://www.stonybrook.edu/police.
In accordance with the New York State Department of Health (DOH) order that all hospitals and nursing homes “continuously require all covered personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19”: Upon acceptance of a conditional job offer, candidates who are not already vaccinated must obtain the first dose of the vaccine prior to their hire date and must obtain any subsequent doses in accordance with the vaccine protocol. The order allows for limited medical exemptions with reasonable accommodations, consistent with applicable law.
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.