Physician Assistant 1 - PA - CCU - Flex Shift - MSH

Mount Sinai Medical Center New York, NY
Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine.Healing made personal.

Dept Name- REQ # CT-ICU - #2245888

JobTitle: Physician Assistant

Whether ourPhysician Assistants are caring for a critically ill patient as part of aninterdisciplinary team or assisting in a groundbreaking surgery, they all haveone common goal – to provide world-class patient care. At Mount Sinai, weadvance innovation by leveraging progressive technologies, such as ourstate-of-the-art simulation training labs. We encourage autonomy among our PA'sby fostering an environment that is focused on building strong relationshipswith our patients through earning & keeping their trust. Resilience is arequirement, as every day brings a new set of challenges.

Roles &Responsibilities:

* Assesses patient healthby interview and by obtaining and/or updating medical history

* Documents patient careservices by charting in patient and department records

* Performs physicalexaminations and provides treatment and counsel

* Recognizes and evaluatespatients who require the immediate attention of a physician and, whennecessary, initiates emergency medical treatment without supervision

* Determines abnormalconditions by administering or ordering diagnostic tests and laboratory studies

* Follows-up on x-rays andlaboratory data. Interprets diagnostic test results

* Performs therapeuticprocedures such as injections, immunizations, suturing, post-operative care andmanagement of wound care and infections

* Utilizes diagnostictechniques, such as observation, palpation, percussion or auscultation

* Counsels patientsregarding prescribed therapeutic regimens and health maintenance

Requirements:

* Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant Program

* Graduate from an ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant) program, or equivalent as approved by the New York State Education Department. (Additional education/experience may be required for some specialty areas)

* Current certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

* Current licensure to practice as a Physician Assistant issued by the NYS Board of Medicine

* Current unrestricted DEA certificate for mid-level providers. (Full schedule: 2, 2N, 3, 3N, 4, 5)

* NYS Mandated Infection Control Course Certificate (renewable every four years)

* Current BLS and ACLS certification

* Physician Assistant License

StrengthThrough Diversity

The Mount Sinai HealthSystem believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a commondevotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we're as diverse as thecity we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When youjoin us, you become a part of Mount Sinai's unrivaled record of achievement,education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.

We work hard to acquireand retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing workenvironment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that allemployees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on qualitypatient care.

Explore more about thisopportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story!

WhoWe Are

Over 38,000 employeesstrong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to providecompassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicinethrough unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diversecommunities we serve.

Formed in September2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn Schoolof Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, includingMount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount SinaiHospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt),Mount Sinai St. Luke's, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.

The Mount Sinai HealthSystem is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect forindividual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feelvalued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexualorientation.

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