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Physician Associate - Plastic Surgery- Westchester
Strength Through Diversity
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Dept Name- Plastic Surgery # 2244898
Job Title: Physician Assistant
Roles & Responsibilities:
Duties and Responsibilities:
Provides assistance to physicians during surgery in hospital and outpatient private office or complicated medical procedures in office
Cover attending clinics, evaluate new and return patients with the attending physician.
Performs physical examinations and provides treatment and counsel. Recognizes and evaluates patients who require the immediate attention of a physician and, when necessary, initiates emergency medical treatment without supervision
Assist with placing consults and providing necessary work-up for attending’s patients.
Run independent PA office hours; evaluate follow-up and post-op patients independently.
Performs therapeutic procedures such as injections, suturing, post-operative care and management of wound care and infections necessary bedside procedures
Provide oversight of all surgical cases related to scheduling and medical clearance if needed
Coordinate patient care, patient education and teaching, communicating with patients pre-operatively and post-operatively, and communicating with other providers to obtain all pertinent clinical information to facilitate patient care. Interface with attending physicians, physician assistants, and nurses to coordinate care as part of the Plastic Surgery team.
Develops and provides education related to pre and post-operative evaluation and treatment plans.
Provide educational sessions to nursing and medical assistant staff in the outpatient setting
Completion of an Accredited Physician Assistant Program
Two years’ experience as a Surgical Physician Assistant
Active New York State Certification, CPR and ACLS certification
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.