Mount Sinai Careers

Senior Physicians Assistant

New York, New York
Physician Assistant


Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

 
Roles & Responsibilities:

Job Summary 

Provides clinical and other patient services/related duties, and documents services in an appropriate manner. Trains and mentors junior physician’s assistants, and provides a leadership model in support of the mission for junior physician’s assistants in patient care, including aggregate reporting and follow-up, continuous quality improvement 

Roles & Responsibilities:
 

  • Takes a leadership role and meets regularly with junior physician’s assistants and other members of health care team and other staff members to update policies, procedures, new treatment developments, and strategies for efficient administration of services
  • Has overall clinical responsibility for the quality, outcomes and effectiveness of various occupational medicine programs in accordance with NYS, JCAHO, CDC and OSHA guidelines
  • Responsible for medical services including follow-up, tracking and aggregate reporting and administration of various compliance programs
  • Evaluates, diagnoses and treats Division of Occupational Medicine and Medical Center employees
  • Applies knowledge of Division of Occupational Medicine and Employee Health policies and procedures, and implements them in the delivery of clinical services
  • Responsible for the timely and complete management and reporting of crucial clinical results; i.e., bloodborne pathogen tracking and reporting, needlestick protocols, similar
  • Assumes responsibility for progress notes on patient encounters
  • Maintains accurate and well documented charts
  • Maintains effective communication with supervising physicians on diagnosis and treatment of patients, as well of implementation of Division policies and procedures
  • Utilizes computers and computer software to access patient information and generate reports required for patient treatment and compliance status in the clinic and other Division work locations
  • Participates and assumes a leadership role in the expansion and improvement of operations at Singer Division and other Division work sites as assigned
  • Functions at the professional level expected of a senior physician’s assistant member of the clinical team in the Division
  • Proactively functions appropriately and provides a leadership model for junior physician’s assistants in patient care, including aggregate reporting and follow-up, continuous quality improvement
  • Appropriately trains and mentors junior physician’s assistants through to the completion of essential departmental projects; i.e., impart to junior physician’s assistants the importance of the clinical expertise necessary and the process for determining true tuberculosis transmission conversions and conversion rates at Singer Division
  • Works with nursing staff to ensure optimal patient care and adherence to compliance program policies and procedures
  • Takes ultimate responsibility and initiative for the timely completion of any projects assigned and takes a proactive role in seeking ways to improve service and productivity throughout the Division
  • Contributes and functions at the level of a senior physician’s assistant
  • Takes a leadership role in the development and implementation of protocols for efficient and optimal patient care
  • Performs treatments and procedures, including blood drawing, EKG test administration, vision and audio tests, spirometry and fit testing
  • Applies knowledge of action, dosage and side effects of medication allowed by NYS law
  • Provides for the safety of patients and other employees in the clinical environment
  • Takes safeguards to ensure the security of the necessary tools provided to provide services, medical and otherwise

 


 

Requirements:

Education Requirements:

B.S. degree from an accredited Physician’s Assistant Program. Applicable work experience may be considered in lieu of educational requirements. 

Experience Requirements: 

Requires appointment to Medical Center Allied Health Personnel Staff. 

Licensing and Certification Requirements: 

Name: Physician Assistant License Issuing Agency: DOH/Office of Professions Certification: Physician Assistant (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. 

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. 

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