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Variable Hours Officer


Variable Hours Officer

  • 531198
  • Medical Center
  • Surgery
  • Part Time
  • Opening on: Nov 18 2022
  • Grade 106
  • Job Type: Officer of Administration
  • Bargaining Unit:
  • Regular/Temporary: Temporary
  • End Date if Temporary:
  • Hours Per Week: 15
  • Salary Range: 70pr-75pr

Position Summary

The Variable Hour Officer (NP or PA) will function in the outpatient setting of the Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Program in collaboration with the Kidney/Pancreas Transplant multidisciplinary team to care for and manage post-transplant kidney and pancreas recipients, post-operative kidney living donors, and patients who underwent surgical or invasive procedures by the Kidney/Pancreas transplant surgeons.


  • Coordinators medical and surgical management of kidney and pancreas transplant patients in the outpatient setting.
  • Assisting transplant surgeons and nephrologists in the outpatient clinic to perform comprehensive history and physical exams, develop differential diagnoses, implement plan of care and document patient’s response to care.
  • Conduct pre-operative history and physical exams, as well as obtain transplant and other surgical consents
  • Provide direct patient care by evaluating patients awaiting transplant, as well as post- transplant recipients, and kidney donors.
  • Collect, order and interpret lab work and diagnostic studies under agreed upon protocols.
  •  Order and obtain medication prior authorizations for kidney transplant recipients.  
  • Develop practice protocols, standard of care, and patient education material for kidney/pancreas transplant recipients.
  • In conjunction with the research team, monitor and provide care to patients participating in research studies.
  • In partnership with Quality, Research and Education group, help develop and manage detail clinical databases to evaluate and improve patient outcomes.
  • Attend professional meetings and conferences, maintain professional affiliations and enhances professional development to stay current with trends in health care administration.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Nurse Practitioners:  Masters of Nursing
  • Physician Assistants:  Advanced Degree from Accredited AMA CAHEA Approved Physician Assistant Program
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse is either masters or doctorate prepared as a Nurse Practitioner, as well as board certified with ANCC. The Nurse Practitioner must have a valid license as a Registered Nurse and as a Nurse Practitioner.
  • Physician Assistant applicants must have a degree from an accredited, AMA CAHEA approved Physician Assistant Program, as well as be board certified.  The Physician Assistant must have a current New York State Physician Assistant License.
  • Current, or be eligible for, a DEA license for New York State
  • BLS Certified(ACLS optional)

Other Requirements

  • Nursing:  RN License and NP License in NYS; ANCC Board Certification
  • Physician Assistants:  PA license in NYS and Board Certification
  • BLS Certification; Current or Eligible for NYS DEA License.
  • Proficiency with technology and social media platforms.
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills required.

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