Mount Sinai Careers

Per- Diem Physician Assistant - Cardiology - Staten Island - MSH

New York, New York
Physician Assistant


Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

 

Roles & Responsibilities: 
  • Assesses patient health by interview and by obtaining and/or updating medical history. Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records.
  • Performs physical examinations and provides treatment and counsel. Recognizes and evaluates patients who require the immediate attention of a physican and, when necessary, initiates emergency medical treatment without supervision
  • Determines abnormal conditions by administering or ordering diagnostic tests and laboratory studies. Follows-up on x-ras and laboratory data. Interprets diagnostic test results
  • Performs therapeutic procedures such as injections, immunizations, suturing, post-operative care and managment of wound care and infections. Utilizes diagnositc techniques, such as observation, palpation, percussion or auscultation.
  • Counsels patients regarding prescribed therapeutic regimens and health maintenance 

 

Requirements:
  • High School diploma/GED
  • Graduate of an accredited Physican Assistant Program
  • Current New York State Physican Assistant License
  • Certifications: PA-C from NCCPA, DEA from NYS DOH/Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement, Current Infection Control Certificate, AHA approved BLS and ALS
  • Intermediate skills in MS Word, Basic skills in MS Outlook, ability to use commerical hospital software systems 



 

 
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. 

EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

 

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