Patient Care Associate

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.
Roles & Responsibilities: 
  • Functions as a member of a multidisciplinary team providing a full range of services to patients admitted to the inpatient psychiatry service
  • Participates in the patients admission and orientation to the inpatient unit
  • Responsible for assisting patients with changing; searching of patients; securing of valuables; review of unit rules and regulations and providing orientation to room and unit
  • Assists with preparation and updating of the Nursing Care Plan and Interdisciplinary Treatment Team Plan and assists with therapeutic interventions in order to implement the plans as established
  • Performs selected direct care duties including therapeutic intervention, taking of vital signs and other health related data (i.e., height, weight, etc.), simple dressing changes, sputum, blood and urine collection, urine testing, personal hygiene (i.e., feeding, bathing, shaving, dressing, etc.), and EKG’s


  • Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in a mental health related field; or Associates Degree with 2 years experience working with the mentally ill thereby ensuring experience in the areas of counseling, group and family dynamics, psychopathology, etc.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to organize the activities of multiple patients. Mature, responsible, non-judgmental individual with a demonstrated interest in working with the mentally ill. Ability to function in a team approach.


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. 

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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 comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. 

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