Assistant Chief Physician Assistant Behavioral Health

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

 REQ 78185
Assistant Chief Physician Assistant Behavioral Health 

Roles & Responsibilities:
1.      Has 24 hour a day accountability for supervising the Emergency Department Physician Assistant staff


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. 
EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

  • 2.     Responsibilities include hiring, orienting, training, evaluating, disciplining, ensuring proper credentials and scheduling

    3.      Directs, develops, and monitors areas of PA responsibility including direct patient care, triage, PA student rotations, and the Follow -Up Quality Assurance Program

    4.      Mentors others in the often highly demanding and stressful Emergency Department environment

    5.      Provides direct primary care to Emergency Department patients according to the Protocol for Emergency Department Utilization of Physician Assistants thus maintaining continuous contact with front line issues and serving as an exemplary role model

    6.      Elicits appropriate problem oriented histories

    7.      Conducts focused, accurate physical examinations and formulates diagnosis

    8.      Appropriately orders and interprets diagnostic tests

    9.      Provides treatment plans including prescriptions and appropriate follow up

    10.  Provides culturally sensitive, thorough and clear discharge planning

    11.  Presents all Treat and Release Policy II, as well as questionable cases to the Emergency Department attending prior to discharging the patient



  • Education Requirements                                                                                                                 

    Bachelors of Science required, Masters preferred. Graduate of A.M. A Accredited Physician Assistant Program


  • Experience Requirements                                                                                                               

  • Requires a minimum of 5 years PA clinical experience in Emergency Medicine.

    Must possess managerial skills necessary to set performance standards, hire, train, evaluate and discipline PA staff.

    Professionalism, sensitivity, fairness, exemplary patient centered focus and superior work ethic.



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