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Dept Name- Pediatrics REQ #2292808
Job Title:Physician Assistant
Roles & Responsibilities:
Under the direct supervision of a physician, provides diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive health care services for children and adults with eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders (EGIDs), including eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) in a clinical and research setting. Provides a broad spectrum of comprehensive medical services, treating patients with EGIDs. Case mix complexity consists primarily of routine cases in a structured environment with ample supervision. Clinical activities involve the patients seen in the office, as well as those seen in the context of clinical trials.
• Assesses patient health by interview and by obtaining and/or updating medical history. Documents patient care services by charting in patient records (electronic medical records or clinical research records) and department records.
• 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.
• Determines abnormal conditions by administering or ordering diagnostic tests and laboratory studies. Follows-up on results of endoscopies and laboratory data. Interprets diagnostic test results.
• Utilizes diagnostic techniques, such as observation, palpation, percussion or auscultation.
• Counsels patients regarding prescribed therapeutic regimens and health maintenance.
• Helps the research team in identifying patients eligible for research projects, and recruit patients into clinical trials or studies
• Helps the team check all eligibility and ineligibility criteria with patients' medical record.
• Maintains accurate patient trial documentation, adverse events documentation, Case Record Forms, and collects data according to specific research protocol
• Administers research interventions; collects patient data according to protocol specifications; evaluates the patient’ response to therapy.
• Coordinate treatment, assessment and follow-up as necessary in accordance with research protocol.
• Provide information and support for patients involved in research projects.
• Education: Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant Program
• Eligibility Requirements: Graduate from an ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant) program, or equivalent as approved by the New York State Education Department.
• Current certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
• Current licensure to practice as a Physician Assistant issued by the NYS Board of Medicine
• Current unrestricted DEA certificate for mid-level providers. (Full schedule: 2, 2N, 3, 3N, 4, 5)
• NYS Mandated Infection Control Course Certificate (renewable every four years)
• Current BLS, ACLS and PALS certification
License: Physician Assistant
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.
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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.