Mount Sinai Careers
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PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT/NURSE PRACTITIONER
Responsible for assessment of the health status of patients and families by means of a comprehensive health history and physical examination. Initiates selected therapeutic and diagnostic procedures, consultations and laboratory examinations. Prescribes medication regimens, interprets findings and alters plan of care according to accepted standards of care and practice guidelines. Educates and counsels in the areas of health promotion, maintenance, disease prevention, and management of acute and chronic illnesses. Documents findings and plan of care in the patient’s medical records. Consults with physicians according to established standards, policies, procedures, and protocols. Initiates referrals to specialty services and fosters continuity of care. Participates in team meetings and conferences to enhance the interdisciplinary approach to care delivery. Performs a patient record review with the collaborating physician in a timely fashion, but not less than every three months if utilizing a collaborative practice agreement. Must have a NYS Nursing License with an active Nursing Registration. Must be a graduate of a NYS registered Nurse Practitioner Program or equivalent OR is certified as a Nurse Practitioner by a national association via examination. Must have completed a pharmacy component of not less than the required semester hours or the equivalent AND has been instructed in NYS and federal laws relating to prescriptions and record keeping (3 hour course). Must be a graduate of a Master’s program designed to prepare an NP to diagnose, treat, and prescribe for a patient’s condition of an approved supplemental education program, i.e., post-Masters NP certificate. Must have previous progressive ambulatory experience and preferably professional certification.
Who We Are:
Over 35,000 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 Roosevelt, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
The Mount Sinai Health System is committed to the tenets of diversity and workforce that are strengthened by the inclusion of and respect for our differences. We offer our employees a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, a 403(b) retirement plan, and much more.
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