Special Assistant - Urology

Job Description

The Special Assistant provides medical care under the direct supervision of a physician in one of four specialty areas:  Orthopedics, Urology, Radiology or Acupuncture.  This individual provides a range of comprehensive medical services.

Roles & Responsibilities:
  • 1.   Assesses patient health by interview and by obtaining and/or updating medical history.  Documents patient care services.

    2.   Performs physical examinations and provides treatment and counsel.   Performs initial evaluations of patients who require the immediate attention of a physician.

    3.   Determines abnormal conditions by administering or ordering diagnostic tests and laboratory studies. Follows-up on x-rays and laboratory data.   Performs an initial reading of diagnostic tests for discussion with the physician.

    4.   Performs therapeutic procedures appropriate to the service, under the direction of the physician.   Utilizes appropriate diagnostic techniques.

    5.   Counsels patients regarding prescribed therapeutic regimens and health maintenance.

    6.   Maintains accurate and complete patient records. Under direct supervision of the physician, develops a viable patient management plan.   Records procedure and progress notes and discharge summaries, and assists in provision of continuity of care.

    7.   Maintains a safe and clean work environment by ensuring compliance with infection-control policies and protocols and other safety procedures and regulations.

    8.   May assist in the development  and delivery of education related to pre and post-operative evaluation and treatment plans.

    9.   Assists in surgical scheduling and medical clearance.

    10. May provides assistance to physicians during surgery or complicated medical procedures.

    11. Performs other related duties

  • Bachelor’s degree and coursework related to Physician Assistant studies preferred

  • Prior Medical Assistant, Special Assistant or relevant clinical exposure.

  • NYS Special Assistant Licensure

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. 

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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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