Minimum Qualifications: NYS licensed/registered NP or PA required. Master's Degree as a Nurse Practitioner or as a Physician Assistant and current National Certification consistent to the clinical practice also required. Current CPR Certification required. Previous experience with cardiology patients preferred.
Job Standard / Operational Needs: The Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant will serve as a primary care provider prepared to deliver within a non-invasive cardiology setting. Additionally, the NP/PA is a resource consultant in Non-Invasive Cardiology within the hospital and within the community. The NP/PA will be responsible for delivering comprehensive patient care in an ambulatory outpatient setting. Working in collaboration with physicians in providing diagnostic and treatment services to individuals, the NP/PA will assess, diagnose, and develop a plan of care in accordance with practice protocols and will be responsible for obtaining complete medical histories, performing physical examinations, diagnosing and treating simple and complex medical conditions, ordering appropriate diagnostic tests, and making referrals for specialty consultations and care. The NP/PA will also be responsible for maintaining accurate and complete medical records.
About State University of New York Upstate Medical University
SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY, is the only academic medical center in Central New York. It is also the region's largest employer with 9,460 employees. Affiliated with the State University of New York, Upstate's mission is to improve the health of the community through education, biomedical research and health care. Upstate Medical University's educational mission is anchored by i...ts four colleges?Medicine, Nursing, Health Professions and Graduate Studies (biomedical sciences). Since 2006, student enrollment has grown by 30% as Upstate responds to the needs of the region. As a biomedical research enterprise, Upstate focuses on the most prevalent human diseases, including cancer, diabetes, heart disease, nervous system disorders, vision, and infectious diseases. The quest for treatments and cures is built upon expertise in structural, molecular and systems biology. Upstate also offers many clinical trials for patients. The Upstate University Health System serves 1.8 million people, often the most seriously ill and injured, and includes Upstate University Hospital; Upstate University Hospital at Community Campus; Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital, and numerous satellite sites.