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Hospitalist / Clinical Assistant Professor (HS)

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Local Title: Hospitalist / Clinical Assistant Professor (HS)
Budget Title: Clinical Assistant Professor (HS)
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Categories: Faculty - 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 Medicine at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is seeking a full-time Hospitalist / Clinical Assistant Professor (HS). The successful candidate will:

  • Admit adult unassigned patients without a private attending in University Hospital of Brooklyn (UHB) from the Emergency Department, MICU and CCU according to the hospitalist service schedules.
  • Diagnose and treat different medical conditions in the adult hospitalized patients on their service. Work as a team with the nursing staff and social worker to make appropriate discharge arrangements for the patients admitted to their service. Provides consultations for preoperative patients.
  • Function as the Teaching Attending for the medical resident/student teams for approximately 8-months a year. Set and communicates to the team, expected performance standards. Evaluate and individually discuss the resident and student mid-month and end-of-month performance. Mentor second-year students in the history-taking and physical exam. Formally evaluate third-year medical students’ bedside performance. Teach courses to the medical resident/student teams.
  • Participate in the hospitalist service meetings as scheduled by the director. Participate in different administrative tasks, to include performance improvement, health information management, medicine department operations, HIV committee, palliative care working group, etc., distributed by the director.

Required Qualifications:

  • Medical Doctor Degree or equivalent.
  • Full training in Internal Medicine.
  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine.
  • 1-year of residency teaching in an academic setting.
  • New York State Medical Doctor Licensure.

Preferred Qualifications:


Work Schedule:

Variable Days; Variable Hours (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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