Mount Sinai Careers

Clinical Nurse/RN- MSH- Physician Access Services- FT Evening Shift

New York, New York

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Physician Access Service                                           Req # 2372270 
Roles & Responsibilities:
  • The Clinical Nurse for Physician Access Services is a Registered Professional Nurse with broad knowledge and skills who participates in the coordination of clinical programs and services for designated patient populations. This position coordinates and facilitates patient referrals of affiliated practices and institutions into the Mount Sinai Health System. This nurse will be working at Mount Sinai’s new corporate office near Grand Central. He/She will work with a dynamic group of nurses and coordinators to help patients gain access to healthcare across the entire health system.

    1. Serves as the point of contact for physician referrals and obtains necessary information to initiate the patient’s referral into Mount Sinai Health System. 
    2. Responsible for the complete and accurate registration of all patients in an expeditious and positive manner. 
    3. Coordinate and secure outpatient and inpatient referrals to appropriate medical services as needed for dedicated patient population.
    4. Identifies, analyzes, organizes, and solves problems and issues in a timely, effective manner and collaborates with others to make sound, timely decisions.
    5. Site visits to maintain key partnerships with existing and potential physician practices, hospital affiliates, or any other identified referral base.
    6. Advocates for patients, families, and referring physicians to promote overall satisfaction with accessing and utilizing Mount Sinai Health System. 
    7. Monitors patient progress and communicates information between patient, referrer, family, insurance company and treatment team.
    8. Assists the Patient Transfer Service with coordinating hospital transfers into the Mount Sinai Health System.
    9. Promptly answers and screens inquiries with strict adherence to confidentially agreements, policies and procedures.
    10. Approaches patients, families and other members of the health care team in a professional, respectful manner.
    11. Documents all patient encounters and enters all data into referral tracking system. 
    12. Maintains clinical competence and highest standards of nursing practice.
    13. Open and responsive to the diverse backgrounds and experience of other people, and promotes and environment that is sensitive to cultural diversity.
    14. Demonstrates knowledge of hospital, departmental and care center standards, policies, procedures and guidelines as well as regulatory agency standards.
    16. Evening work-schedule that may include rotating weekends.
    18. Perform other duties as assigned by Manager and Director.
  • NYS RN with BSN and BCLS and at least 1-2 years acute care med/surg experience.  Desire to work in a behind the scenes setting and use your clinical skills is essential. 
Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion 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 healthcare delivery together.
We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have 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 hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai 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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