Physician Assistant - Critical Care opportunity

Job ID
Job Category
Physician Assistant - Critical Care
Job Location
New York-Albany -New York
Job Duration
Permanent - Full Time
Practice Type

St. Peters Health Partners Medical Associates, P.C. and St. Peter's Health Partners have excellent full time employment opportunities for a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join the Critical Care Services practice located in Albany, New York.


The selected candidates will join a highly regarded group of 15+ physicians and advanced practitioners.  There is currently a full time opportunity available for an experienced critical care Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant in the inpatient setting. The group offers excellent colleagues and practices in the state-of-the-art, recently remodeled ICU at St. Peter’s Hospital.  The ICU at St. Peter’s Hospital is 19 beds and medical/surgical in scope. It is a closed unit.


The shifts for this opportunity are Monday through Thursday, 7:00 pm to 7:00 am.


Qualified candidates will be Board Certified, possess a DEA, ACLS and BLS as well as eligible for New York state licensure.  They will have three or more years of Critical Care experience, a strong commitment to providing high quality, team based healthcare and will be patient centered, have exceptional clinical and communication skills.  The provider will also possess a strong commitment to providing high quality healthcare to the communities we serve, inclusive of the underserved. 


This is an exciting opportunity to join an existing practice with strong patient demand and hospital affiliated practice support. 





St. Peter’s Health Partners Medical Associates, P.C. offers a comprehensive salary and compensation package that includes:

  -  Competitive salary with incentives

  -  Excellent benefits; including health/vision/dental insurances

  -  Paid malpractice, including post-SPHP employment tail coverage

  -  CME time & expense allowance

  -  Paid time away from the practice

  -  2 part retirement savings program with employer matching program



ABOUT THE FACILITY                                         


St. Peter’s Health Partners Medical Associates, P.C, a physician-governed, multi-specialty group, is a member of St. Peter’s Health Partners in NY's Capital District.  St. Peter's Health Partners Medical Associates provides a new model of physician practice that permits St. Peter’s Health Partners to evolve as a health system with strong physician participation while allowing physicians to retain those aspects that make private practice work well in the care of patients. 


It is one of the largest multi-specialty physician group practices in the region with more than 20 specialties and sub-specialties represented, over 350 providers in 2014, and more than 40 office locations in a six county region.   


St. Peter’s Health Partners, the region’s largest private-sector employer, with more than 12,500 employees, has more than 125 locations across seven counties. The system has an annual budget of nearly $1.1 billion. St. Peter’s Health Partners was created on October 1, 2011 by the merger of Northeast Health, St. Peter’s Health Care Services, and Seton Health. The merger created the region’s largest and most comprehensive not-for-profit network of high-quality and advanced medical care, primary care, rehabilitation, and senior services. 


These state-of-the-art services and programs are provided through Albany Memorial and St. Peter’s Hospitals in Albany, NY; Samaritan and St. Mary’s Hospitals in Troy, NY; Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital in Schenectady, NY; and The Eddy system of continuing care and The Community Hospice. 


St. Peter's Hospital  is the largest Catholic acute care community hospital in northeastern New York state. Located in Albany, New York, the hospital was founded in 1869 by the Religious Sisters of Mercy. A voluntary, not-for-profit community tertiary hospital, St. Peter’s provides 442 beds and has more than 900 staff physicians and nearly 6,000 employees.


The hospital offers a comprehensive range of inpatient and outpatient services and

diverse outreach programs in the areas of medicine, surgery, ambulatory care, women’s and children services, neonatal intensive care, rehabilitation, outpatient medical imaging, and care for the elderly.


The facilities at St. Peter’s Hospital are among the nation’s most advanced clinical

environments for care of patients with complex heart and vascular disease. St. Peter’s Hospital is the only hospital in New York state and the northeastern United States to earn designation from an independent ratings agency as a Top 100 Cardiovascular Hospital for 10 years. The hospital’s Hybrid Operating Room, a high-tech catheterization lab within a sterile operating environment, is only one of just a handful of such installations worldwide. The Cardiac & Vascular Center at St. Peter’s Hospital has also been named a Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care because of its consistent commitment to quality care, resulting in better overall outcomes for cardiac patients.





Albany, New York - located in the heart of New York’s Capital District, is a medium sized area with an approximate population of 98,000, offering all the amenities of a larger urban area in a beautiful, scenic, and affordable setting. A stable economic setting, Albany has a strong and expanding presence in healthcare, higher education and enjoys the unique position as Capital of the Empire State.


Capital District, New York - includes the cities of Albany, Schenectady and Troy and the surrounding areas, including Clifton Park and Saratoga Springs. 


The Capital Region has excellent year-round outdoor recreation available, including excellent golf, water-sports of all kinds, camping, hiking, and great downhill skiing and snowboarding. It offers a wealth of cultural offerings and activities, including several renowned museums and theaters, fine dining, and a year-round events calendar full with music and sporting events. 


Excellent public and private schools are available, as are affordable homes and reasonable taxes. This region is a part of New York's Tech Valley and is abound with Higher education opportunities.  The Capital District is a short drive to the scenic Adirondack, Berkshire, and Catskill Mountains. 


Centrally located, Albany is less than three hours from New York City and Boston.  Come find out why Forbes Magazine lists Albany as one of “America’s Most Innovative Cities”, and one of “America’s Best Places to Raise a Family” and why Brookings has described Albany as one of its “Strongest Performing Metro Areas” and calls Albany one of its “Best Markets for Young Adults.” 


To learn more about the Capital Region visit,,,,

Additional minimum required qualifications include:

  -  Successful completion of an NP/PA program
  -  NP/PA Certification
  -  Master’s Degree
  -  State of New York License
  -  3 years of direct experience

Job Posted: 01/18/18

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