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PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT


Description of Duties:  Exciting opportunity for Physician's Assistant to implement a new grant funded PA HIV Specialist training program, developed in collaboration with SUNY DMC's HIV primary care program and the College of Health Related Professions (CHRP). The individual selected for this position will receive an academic appointment in the CHRP's PA Program. Provide direct classroom instructions of course within the PA program. Participate in the development of marketing materials, training curricula, and web-based educational resources. Work in partnership with PA Program to integrate student didactic and clinical training schedules for the HIV Special Track. Provide direct clinical supervision of 2nd year PA students in HIV care and coordinate supervision with additional program faculty. Provide direct HIV patient care 1-2 sessions per week. Monitor ongoing program objectives to ensure that all deliverables are met according to established timeline; report on these deliverables to funder and senior management, as appropriate. Develop comprehensive CQI program to ensure the development of the program (i.e. student knowledge/skills, faculty assessment), including the development of tools to measure program effectiveness. Develop Training of Trainers curriculum to ensure sustainability of the program after the 5 year funding period.

 

Qualifications:

REQUIRED: Graduate of accredited physician assistant (PA) program; MS in PA studies or related field; current NYS PA license and NCCPA certification. Effective written, verbal, organizational and interpersonal skills required. Two years direct clinical care experience. PREFERRED: Two years’ experience in clinical education training. Two years’ experience as direct clinical care provider in HIV ambulatory care.

 

Hours:  Monday - Friday 09:00am - 05:00pm / 37.5 hours per week

 

Salary Range:  $80,000 - $102,000 DOE

 

Persons interested should mail their resume and a letter of introduction by

June 7, 2015 to:

 

David Odegaard, MPH

STAR Program

SUNY Downstate Medical Center

450 Clarkson Avenue, MSC 1240

Brooklyn, NY 11203-2012

 

CARE COORDINATOR  (Senior Research Support Specialist)

 

Description of Duties:

Provide direct supervision to 3-4 Patient Navigators. Monthly reviews will include face-to-face assessment of staff competency; chart-based review of staff work to ensure quality of service delivery; and review of field-based encounters. Perform a comprehensive assessment, including initial social services and benefits assessment. Develop comprehensive treatment plan in collaboration with the primary care provider and members of the health care team. Oversee the implementation of the care coordination plans with the support of Patient Navigators. Provide clinic-based education in conjunction with regularly scheduled primary care visits for low intensity patients. Meet with patients after each HIV primary care appointment to review and update the comprehensive treatment plan as long as they are enrolled in the project. Enroll the patient into the Care Coordination Project, verify eligibility and conduct duplication checks. Obtain all necessary medical information from the electronic medical record (EMR) and incorporate it into the interdisciplinary comprehensive treatment plan. Assist patients with relevant applications and other paperwork for benefits and other support services. Provide backup to Patient Navigator on-site and in the field as needed. Document all patient activities in the EMR and on required data forms for submission into eShare or an alternative data system. Participate in STAR Health Center (SHC) multidisciplinary case conference meetings and other SHC meetings as required, including Inpatient, Perinatal, and HEAT transition.

 

Qualifications:

REQUIRED: BA/BS or LMSW / LCSW / LMHC or RN / LPN degree with at least two years of case management experience and two years of supervisory or program management experience. PREFERRED: EMR experience. Experience working with HIV positive, substance using and/or mentally ill chemically addicted (MICA) populations. Bilingual in English/Haitian Creole or English/Spanish.

 

Salary Range:  $45,000 - $55,000

Days/Hours:  Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm / 37.5 hours per week

Persons interested should mail their resume and a letter of introduction by June 13, 2015 to:

Lori Hurley

STAR Program

SUNY Downstate Medical Center

450 Clarkson Avenue, MSC 1240

Brooklyn, NY 11203-2012