Mount Sinai Careers

Physician Assistant - PA - Nephrology -MSW

New York, New York

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Department: Nephrology; REQ.; # 76531

Position:  Physician Assistant

Roles & Responsibilities:
Job Summary 

Diagnoses and treats adult medical patients in accordance with the scope of defined privileges. Responsible for diagnosing and treating adult medical patients and developing a plan of care; participates in multi-disciplinary floor rounds on a regular basis 

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Provides all aspects of care to patients on assigned Medicine service, in accordance with delineation of privileges
  • Performs complete admission histories and physical examinations
  • Conducts patient health assessment interviews, orders and interprets diagnostic screening tests
  • Makes rounds, writes notes, discusses care plan with attendings on medicine patients
  • Regulates selected medication and treatments as appropriate, in collaboration with physicians
  • Notifies changes in patient conditions and care plan changes to attending physicians and nursing personnel to facilitate patient care
  • Maintains proper chart documentation reporting and interpreting patient responses to the plan of care
  • Participates in quality improvement activities
  • Participates in educational forums
  • Counsels and assists patients and family members assuming responsibility for prevention of illness and promotion of health maintenance and restoration of health
  • Identifies available community resources helpful to patients and their family
  • Maintains and updates patient records
  • Completes medical discharge summaries in a timely manner
  • Acts as mentor for physician assistant students and newly hired physician assistants
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care, based on physical, psychosocial, educational, safety, and related criteria, appropriate to the age of the patients served in assigned area



Education Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree and graduation from an accredited physician assistant program. 

Experience Requirements: 

Requires appointment to the Medical Center Allied Health Personnel Staff. 
Valid New York State license and registration as a physician assistant. 

Licensing and Certification Requirements: 

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) - Required certification Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) – Required certification

Computer Skills:

Microsoft Office   - Beginner 

General Skills and Competencies:
  • Excellent technical and patient care skills
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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