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Assistant Director of Nursing, Pain Management Nurse Practitioner - Part Time

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Department: Anes- Pain Management
Local Title: Assistant Director of Nursing, Pain Management Nurse Practitioner - Part Time
Budget Title: Teaching Hospital Assistant Director of Nursing
Work Type: Part Time
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Categories: 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 Anesthesiology at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is seeking a part-time Assistant Director of Nursing / Pain Management Nurse Practitioner. The successful candidate will:

  • Perform consultations for patients with acute pain caused by medical, surgical, or traumatic conditions.
  • Perform patient assessment through history and physical examinations.
  • Assist with multimodal analgesic techniques for pain including continuous parenteral medications.
  • Participate in daily rounds and provide documented follow-up for acute pain procedures in both inpatients and ambulatory surgical patients.
  • Assess the level of pain and provide ongoing monitoring and management of the patients treatment.
  • Manage infusions local anesthetics including re-dressing, adjusting, re-dosing, and removing epidural or peripheral nerve catheters.
  • Participate in the ongoing education and training of hospital personnel regarding various pain modalities regional anesthesia techniques and patient-controlled analgesia (PCA).
  • Participate in quality assurance programs and clinical trials to promote efficient and quality patient care.
  • Participate in hospital and departmental meetings to provide status updates for pain management issues, care and outcomes.
  • Develop and work with departmental and hospital leadership to develop acute and chronic pain policies.

Required Qualifications:

  • New York State Registered Nurse Licensure.
  • New York State Certification as a Nurse Practitioner in Specialty Area.
  • Masters Degree in Nursing.
  • ACLS and BLS Certification completed within 3 months of employment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years post-licensure clinical nursing.

Work Schedule:

Monday to Friday; 8:00am to 12:00pm (Part Time)

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Salary Range:

Commensurate with experience and qualifications


COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:


  An approved COVID-19 vaccination.

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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