Advanced Practice Providers
Advanced Practice Providers (APPs) help ensure every patient is provided with the best care possible. APPs are a valued part of our organization and enjoy generous benefits and a competitive salary, commensurate with professional experience. As an academic medical center, we also offer education and research opportunities, along with a professional pathway up to assistant professor and the option to apply for tenure-track positions.
Physician Assistants (PAs) are licensed providers who acquire a broad range of knowledge and skills by completing a physician assistant program. PAs are responsible for the assessment and management of medical and surgical patients including diagnostic and therapeutic interventions, development of appropriate care plans, and ongoing evaluation.
- Master's degree
- National PA Certification and New York State licensure required
Comprehensive exam is required every 10 years. Proof of current practice, continuing education, and professional activity is required every two years.
A Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) is a licensed advanced practice registered nurse specializing in anesthesia. CRNAs acquire a broad range of knowledge and skills by completing an accredited nurse anesthesia program. CRNAs plan and deliver all types of anesthesia, pain management, and related care to patients of all ages. They work on care teams for surgical, diagnostic, and therapeutic procedures in every specialty area to provide high-quality patient care.
- Master’s degree
- National certification as a CRNA and ongoing licensure as a registered professional nurse (RN) required for practice in New York
Proof of current practice and licensure is required every two years. Proof of continuing education is required every four years. CPC Assessment exam is required every eight years.
A Nurse Practitioner (NP) is a licensed provider who has acquired a broad range of knowledge and skills by completing a nurse practitioner academic and certification program. An NP is an advanced practice practitioner who is qualified to treat many medical and surgical patients. NPs are trained and certified to assess patient needs, order and interpret diagnostic and laboratory tests, diagnose disease, and formulate plans for treatment and ongoing evaluation.
- Master’s degree
- National NP Certification and state NP licensure
- Ongoing dual licensure as a registered professional nurse (RN) required for practice in New York
Proof of current practice, continuing education, and professional activity every five years
All clinical rotation requests at Almade by CRNA, PA, and NP students are handled by the Center for Learning & Development.
Interested students must complete this questionnaire. The Center for Learning & Development will then contact the student and arrange the rotation, if preceptors are available.
- Albany Medical Center Clinical Program (PA or CRNA) students
- Albany Medical Center employees in NP school attending SUNY IT or Russell Sage
- Other Albany Medical Center employees in any program
- Other students at SUNY IT or Russell Sage
- Non-Albany Medical Center employees
Students will be placed according to site availability and priority on a first-come, first-served basis.