Mount Sinai Careers

Physicians Assistant - PA - Internal Medicine/Chemical Dependency - Flex Shift - MSBI

New York, New York
Physician Assistant

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Department: Behavioral Health; REQ. # 76610

Position:  Physician Assistant


Chemical Dependency Medical Service MSBI: Hospital setting (detox/rehab), Variable shift-Mostly days M-F with some light weekend coverage



Whether our Physician Assistants are caring for a critically ill patient as part of an interdisciplinary team or assisting in a groundbreaking surgery, they all have one common goal – to provide world-class patient care.  At Mount Sinai, we advance innovation by leveraging progressive technologies, such as our state-of-the-art simulation training labs. We encourage autonomy among our PA’s by fostering an environment that is focused on building strong relationships with our patients through earning & keeping their trust. Resilience is a requirement, as every day brings a new set of challenges.




  • We are a chemical dependency service that provides care for inpatient detoxification & rehabilitation, as well as outpatient detoxification & rehabilitation
  • Physician Assistants are responsible for admissions, daily floor work including detox/medical management, discharges and help leading the multi-disciplinary team 
  • Provide care for patients in collaboration with the physician and within the guidelines mutually agreed upon by clinical and medical administration.
  • Assesses patients’ needs and develops plan of care in collaboration with the physician
  • Provides health teaching, guidance and counseling 
  • Makes appropriate referrals with the concurrence of the physician
  • Performs complete physical exams utilizing customary techniques
  • Orders diagnostic testing in collaboration with the physician
  • Orders medication in collaboration with physician                                           


·         We are looking for strong medicine candidates who can function autonomously, as this is a patient population with many medical comorbidities

·         Bachelor’s Degree and graduation from an accredited Physician Assistant Program

·         Preferably three to five years equivalent combination of education and experience, however will train a strong new graduate

·         New York State license as a Registered Physician Assistant. Certification through completion of national boards preferred

·         ACLS/BLS

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Who We Are:

Over 35,000 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 committed to the tenets of diversity and workforce that are strengthened by the inclusion of and respect for our differences. We offer our employees a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, a 403(b) retirement plan, and much more.


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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