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Physician Assistant – Center for Post COVID Care – Mount Sinai – New York, NY

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Job Summary:

Responsible for patient care with supervising physician, and in collaboration with associated medical teams and staffing. Performs a broad spectrum of care regarding critical thinking, diagnosis, ordering of medications and diagnostics, and performance of corrective, preventive and therapeutic measures in the inpatient, surgical, and/or outpatient setting. Assumes medical staff privileging under the scope of practice of a delegated physician determined by Mount Sinai Health System, and the department of hire.

Recovery from COVID-19 is posing a new set of challenges for patients and physicians alike. There is much we don’t know, but the Center for Post-COVID Care at Mount Sinai is bringing together a team from a broad range of specialties to address the issues of COVID-19 aftercare. If you have had COVID-19, the Center will provide you the best care available, based on the latest understanding of the disease.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Responsible for patient care regarding patient management, diagnosis, treatment planning and ordering of pertinent tests, therapeutics and medications as noted by NYS law and hospital policy/by-laws (includes controlled substances with DEA licensure).

Writes accurately and in timely manner into patient records for all pertinent care, status changes, orders, progress notes, procedure notes and admit/discharge notes as designated by the clinical area of hire.

Demonstrates ability to work and communicate effectively with medical teams and other associated staffing.

Provides consultation to nursing and ancillary medical teams and staff of patient condition and plan of care.

Works collaboratively with supervising physician(s) and care team in a timely manner with respect, and with the goals of patient-centered safety and quality as a priority.

Performs delegated clinical duties and tasks effectively and efficiently.

Practices within scope of the Supervising Physician.

Communicates assessment, treatment and care planning to patient, families and designated caretakers in effective and compassionate manner.

Facilitates patient continuity of care for across multi-disciplinary services, and participates in effective, safe and efficient throughput of patients.

Knowledge and adherence of clinical and institutional policy and procedure related to clinical practice and hospital/practice site operations.

Shows competency and continued practice in privileges associated to area of clinical care.

Maintains required certifications and licensure as per Medical Staff policy and maintains active Mount Sinai Health System privileges as delegated by Medical Staff Services and Chair for the department of hire.

Promotes self-learning and maintenance of continued medical education (CME) requirements for board certification and practice of evidenced-based medicine.

Promotes a positive work environment.

Demonstrates knowledge of Mount Sinai Health System’s Mission, Vision and Values; and incorporates to delivery of care for patients and teamwork.

Maintains a safe and clean working environment adhering to infection control standards, policies and guidelines of hospital and regulatory bodies.

Physical ability to stand, stoop, bend, lift and demonstrate dexterity for short or extended periods of time.

Requirements:

Graduation from Accredited Physician Assistant Program, Masters preferred

NCCPA Board Certification (5 YEARS)

New York State Licensure (3 years)

DEA Licensure (3 years)

BLS and ACLS Certification (2 years)

Infection Control Certification (4 years)

Computer Skills:

Basic Microsoft Office Use

Previous Epic software use preferred

Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join 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 acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care.

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

Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.

Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, 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 Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation.

EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

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