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Assistant Director of Nursing / Nurse Practitoner, Transplant Surgery

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Local Title: Assistant Director of Nursing / Nurse Practitoner, Transplant Surgery
Budget Title: Teaching Hospital Assistant Director of Nursing
Work Type: Full 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 Transplant Surgery at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is seeking a full-time TH Assistant Director of Nursing / Nurse Practitioner. The successful candidate will:

  • Attend post-transplant clinic and perform independent clinical assessments of transplant recipients.
  • Review laboratory, radiographic and diagnostic test results; monitor for adverse effects and changes which could affect the patient.
  • Collaborate with attending surgeons and neurologist related to results and plan of care.
  • Maintain continuity of care between inpatient and outpatient services.
  • Provide patient education related to post-transplant care.
  • Develop and implement protocols for health maintenance, screening and quality of life management after organ transplantation.
  • Create referrals to subspecialty care as needed.
  • Participate in multidisciplinary care coordination.
  • Participate and assist with quality improvement initiative and programs.  
  • Perform additional duties/responsibilities as required and/or needed by the department. 

Required Qualifications:

  • New York Registered Nurse and Adult/Family Nurse Practitioner Licensures.
  • Master's Degree in Nursing.
  • 10+ years of nursing experience.
  • Current national certification as an Adult/Family Nurse Practitioner.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience as a Nurse Practitioner in an outpatient setting.
  • Prior experience in the care of chronically ill patients.

Work Schedule:

Variable Days; 6:00am to 7:00pm

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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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