The nurse practitioner or physician assistant will take responsibility for orchestrating specialty care in outpatient setting. The incumbent shall assess, diagnose and develop a plan of care for patients with gastrointestinal illnesses in conjunction with the gastroenterologist and will work as a part of the academic care team. Competency in performing diagnostic tests will be expected; training will be provided. NYS licensed/registered NP or PA required (NYS NP specialty area of certification must be consistent with practice). Must have NPI number and be Medicare Enrolled with Medicare Identification Number (or PTAN) OR be eligible for Medicare Enrollment within 6 months of hire (eligibility criteria for NP requires National Certification through AANP or ANCC, and Master's Degree), (eligibility criteria for PA requires graduation from an accredited PA program and National Certification through NCCPA). Two years previous NP or PA experience (preferably in an outpatient gastroenterology practice) preferred. Current CPR certification through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross is required.