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Physician Assistant Supervisor - Cardiovascular Surgery - ISM

New York, New York
Physician Assistant

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Roles & Responsibilities:

Responsible for oversight and management of Physician’s Associate program.   Develops program structure in accordance with expansion and needs of department. Works in collaboration with nursing and physician staff to ensure all areas are appropriately covered and faculty have necessary support.


  1. Responsible for evaluating staffing needs and developing positions in the FPA, operating room (OR) and department units to accommodate the addition of attending physicians and coinciding patient volume.
  2.  Fronts recruitment, hiring, orientation and retention of the midlevel staff.
  3.  Responsible for the day to day management and supervision of midlevel providers.
  4.  Work closely with department Administrator and Compensation to develop a salary matrix that is competitive with similar departments, programs and institutions in an effort to remain competitive and retain high performing staff.
  5.  Serves as liaison for the Department with other department’s midlevel staff.
  6.  Oversees and organizes mandatory updates for continuing education.
  7.  Meets departmental and institutional guidelines in scheduling.
  8.  Performs annual reviews in collaboration with the Chair, Administrator, Residency Program Director and attending staff.
  9.  Exemplifies professionalism, honesty, and integrity and serves as a role model for staff and peers. Provides development and counseling to all staff to achieve and maintain a professional and respected role as providers.
  10.  Readily available to all department attendings for assistance in promoting an excellent standard of care. This includes providing counsel to physicians regarding outpatient practice management of midlevels, and OR team coordination and facilitation of resident / midlevel assignment for inpatient management.
  11.  Works closely with the Residency Coordinator and chief resident to coordinate and facilitate resident education.
  12.  Promotes communication between midlevel providers and nursing through impromptu meetings and participating in practice management meetings conducted monthly on the floor. 
  13.  Manages patients by participating in the initial consultation of patients and ongoing clinical management of established patients.
  14.  Responsible for the overall flow of patients through the outpatient system.
  15.  Senior PA responsible for integrity of office practice in collaboration with the physician.
  16.  Assists in the inpatient management of patients, including consultations.
  17.  In coordination with nurses/physicians, develops patient education materials and programs to facilitate continuity of care.
  18.  Coordinates staff education.
  19.  Other relevant duties as assigned.




College graduate, graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant Program.  New York State P.A. certification and current registration mandatory.


Minimum 5 years working as a Physician Assistant in specialty program, preferably in an Academic Medical Center.  Prior managerial experience desired.


New York State current Department of Education registration mandatory.


National Commission for the Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)

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. 

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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 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. 

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