Mount Sinai Careers

Per Diem Staffing Assistant Nursing (Mount Sinai West) NURSING PER DIEM Variable

New York, New York
Professional / Managerial / Administrative

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.


Job Title:  Per Diem Staffing Assistant Nursing

Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Performs receptionist duties and screens all personnel and visitors
  • Assists in preparing daily staffing sheets, checks against Master Schedules, makes time changes as necessary, verifies staffing with Clinical Coordinator, Assistant Nursing Care Coordinator or charge personnel to assure proper coverage of nursing units
  • Calls staff for reassignment or overtime; notifies and records appropriately
  • Assigns supplemental and private duty staff
  • Makes telephone calls to obtain additional staff as necessary
  • Records absence from duty of nursing personnel and reports information to appropriate unit
  • Maintains record of all vacations for all nursing personnel
  • Records unit census and classification on daily staffing sheets
  • Maintains and updates addresses and the phone numbers of nursing employees
  • Orients patients and families about direct payment of private duty nurses and attendants
  • Contacts private duty and supplemental staff agencies when unable to fill requests forms “on call” list
  • Plans coverage for patients on close observation utilizing staff and/or registry
Education Requirements:

  • High School graduate or GED 

Experience Requirements: 

  • Two years clerical experience preferably in health care 

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. 

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