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Physician's Assistant, Transplant Surgery

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Local Title: Physician's Assistant, Transplant Surgery
Budget Title: Physician's Assistant
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Categories: 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 Transplant Surgery at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is seeking a full-time Physician's Assistant 1. The successful candidate will:

  • Collaborate with neurologists in dialysis planning.
  • Collaborate with attending staff in interpretation of information and developing plan of care.
  • Provide continuity of care for inpatients.
  • Participate in development and implementation of new immunosuppressive protocols.
  • Provide post-operative wound care.
  • Expedite pre-transplant evaluations and living donor transplants.
  • Network with Transplant coordinators in pre-transplant evaluation and preparation for transplant.
  • Provide perioperative support.
  • Ensure thoroughness of preoperative evaluation.
  • Assist attending staff in busy operating room, with limited house staff due to 405 regulations.
  • Demonstrate flexibility and perform additional duties as needed by the department.

Required Qualifications:

  • New York State Physician's Assistant Licensure.
  • Bachelor of Science Degree from an accredited Physician's Assistant Program.
  • 2+ years of Physician's Assistant work experience, including inpatient care or experience in transplant and general surgery.
  • BLS certification.

Preferred Qualifications:


Work Schedule:

Variable Days; 6:00am to 7:00pm (Full-Time)

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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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