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Nurse Practitioner/Assistant Director of Nursing, Cardiology - Part Time

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Local Title: Nurse Practitioner/Assistant Director of Nursing, Cardiology - Part Time
Budget Title: Teaching Hospital Assistant Director of Nursing
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Categories: Management and Professional, Nursing, Clinical, Patient Care


Are you looking to take your career to new heights with a leader in healthcare? SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is one of the nation's leading metropolitan medical centers. As the only academic medical center in Brooklyn, we serve a large population that is among the most diverse in the world. We are also highly-ranked by Castle Connolly Medical, a healthcare rating company for consumers, among the top 5 leading U.S. medical schools for training doctors.

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Job Summary:

The Department of Cardiology Medicine at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is seeking a part-time Nurse Practitioner/TH Assistant Director of Nursing. The successful candidate will:

  • Assist the Division Chief/Faculty with clinical and clinical administrative responsibilities.
  • Triage patients presenting for E&M visits and non-invasive procedures, documenting patient charts.
  • Develop and update policies and procedures for Cardiology Inpatient Services, and Preventive Cardiology.
  • Coordinate patient follow-up care collaboratively with physicians.
  • Respond to phone inquiries, review lab results, liaise with outside pharmacies.  
  • Monitor the indicators in the Cardiology Inpatient Services and Preventive Cardiology Service, for the Quality Improvement Program.
  • Present trends and opportunities for improvement at the quarterly PI meeting.
  • Provide continuous in-service to staff of all new hospital-wide and division-specific policies and procedures/guidelines.
  • Collect data for monthly statistical reporting.
  • Provide divisional/unit orientation  to all new clinical staff. 
  • Perform other clinical and administrative duties within the scope of the work assigned. 

Required Qualifications:

  • New York State Registered Nurse/Nurse Practitioner Licensure.
  • New York State certification as a Nurse Practitioner in specialty area.
  • Master of Science Degree in Nursing.
  • IV Certified Cardiac and Critical Care experience.
  • ACLS/BLS certified.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years post-licensure clinical nursing experience.
  • 2-years of supervisory experience. 

Work Schedule:

Variable Days; Variable Hours

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Salary Range:

Commensurate with experience and qualifications

Executive Order:

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University 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 or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction, and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.

Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact Human Resources at


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