Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) Nurse Practitioner, Clinical Instructor

Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, New York
Commensurate with experience
Jan 17, 2020
Feb 17, 2020
Contract Type

Stony Brook University: Health Sciences: Renaissance School of Medicine: Surgery Location

Stony Brook, New York

Open Date

Jan 8, 2020


Feb 8, 2020 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time


The Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery is recruiting a Nurse practitioner to support the Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) program.


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Current NYS RN license.  Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program.  Master's Degree in Nursing.  National Certification as a Nurse Practitioner.  Nurse Practitioner with VAD experience, including a minimum of 3 years of critical care experience or equivalent.  NP must have current prescriptive privileges, including DEA certificate.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Intensive Care experience.  DNP preferred.  CPR/ACLS/BLS certification.  Experience caring for VAD patients. Previous teaching experience and involvement in community organizations.  Must possess excellent oral, verbal and written communication skills; customer service/interpersonal skills, problem solving, organizational skills, time management skills and knowledge of relevant hardware and software.

Application Instructions

All application materials must be submitted online.  Please use the Apply Now button to begin your application.  For technical support, please visit Interfolio's Support Site ( or reach out to their Scholar Service Team at or (877) 997-8807. 

For questions regarding this position, please contact Debbie Morganelli at 631-444-2034.

Special Notes

Non-Tenure Track position.  FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA.  Anticipated Start Date:  As soon as possible.

Campus Description

Long Island's premier academic medical center, Stony Brook Medicine represents Stony Brook University's entire medical enterprise and integrates all of Stony Brook's health-related initiatives:  education, research and patient care.  It encompasses Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook Children's Hospital, the five Health Sciences schools -- Dental Medicine, Health Technology and Management, Medicine, Nursing and Social Welfare -- as well as the major centers and institutes, programs and more than 50 community-based healthcare settings throughout Suffolk County.  With 603 beds, Stony Brook University Hospital serves as Suffolk County's only tertiary care center and Regional Trauma Center.  Stony Brook Children's, with more than 180 pediatric specialists in 30 specialties, offers the most advanced pediatric specialty care in the region.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. 

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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Stony Brook University is committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of an inclusive learning, and working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.

If you need a disability-related accommodation, please call the university office of institutional diversity and equity at (631)632-6280.

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