Mount Sinai Careers

Physician Assistant - ENT

Jamaica, New York
Professional / Managerial / Administrative


Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

 
Roles & Responsibilities:


Under the general supervision of an appropriately licensed and Board Certified Physician:

 

1.      Performs complete patient histories and physical/psychiatric examinations; orders laboratory tests and x-rays; performs and/or interprets laboratory and test results; and initiates treatment.  May perform routine or emergency procedures including but not limited to fiberoptic laryngoscopy, irrigation and suturing of wounds or incisions, drainage of abscesses, insertion of nasogastric tubes and intravenous lines, sampling of arterial blood, fine needle aspiration, anterior nasal packing, etc.  Writes appropriately authorized prescriptions including controlled substances.  May respond to initial requests for service-specific consultation as per the department scope of practice.

 

2.      May initiate or participate in initial management and stabilization of patients or other medical or surgical emergencies.

 

3.      Confers with attending physicians, residents, nursing staff, etc., to ensure delivery of optimum quality of patient care. Confers regularly with Supervising Physician and/or Physician Assistant and co-workers to keep them apprised of clinical developments, patient concerns, etc.  May participate in special projects as assigned.  May prepare QA data for review.

  

4.      Performs other duties pursuant to clinical responsibility, such as arranging follow-up for patients, obtaining informed consent from patient for procedures they are credentialed to perform, recalling patients for further evaluation and treatment, escorting patients, when necessary, to other areas of the hospital, etc.  Informs patients of necessary post-discharge instructions as required. Makes appropriate entries in patients charts.

 

  1. Completes and documents participation in continuing medical education   required of Physician Assistants in order to meet requirements for certification, including assigned lectures and conferences.

 

  1. Act as first assistant in operating area as needed.  May perform pre-operative and post-operative evaluation and render related medical care as necessary. 
  1. Performs related duties as required professionally or at the request of the Supervising Physician, Director of Service and/or Supervising Physician Assistant.
Requirements:

Minimum Licensing Requirements

Licensure to practice as a Physician Assistant issued by the New York State Board of Medicine. Certification by National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistant.  Current unrestricted DEA certificate for mid-level providers (Full schedule: 2. 2N. 3, 3N, 4, 5).

 

Minimum Certification Requirements

 

Certification by National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistant.  New York State Mandated Infection Control Course Certificate.  Completion and current certification of ACLS/BLS/PALS in some areas of patient care as indicated by the department directives.

 

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. 

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