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PER DIEM PHYSICIAN ASSOCIATE
Full/Part Time: Per Diem
Location/Affiliates: Elmhurst Hospital Center
Department: A49 - Surgery
Requisition Number: EHC13-50152
Under the supervision of a licensed physician, evaluate and treat patients having medical and/or surgical problems. Perform routine history and physical examinations. Perform and/or interpret diagnostic tests and/or procedures in conjunction with physicians. Deliver direct patient care.
-Completion of NYS approved program for training of physician assistants to acquire knowledge of anatomy, physiology and clinical patient care, usually via Bachelor of Science program/degree in closely related field. Certain education/training may be accepted by NYS in lieu of these requirements (nurse, etc.)
-Minimum of 1 year clinical experience preferred.
-New York State (NYS) License required.
-Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) preferred.
-Registration required with New York State as Physician Assistant.
-Certification with National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (or equivalent organization) preferred; mandatory for Physician Assistant.
-Certification may require with American Heart Association or like organization in some areas as providers of Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Basic Life Support (BLS).
-High level of analytical ability required effectively and expeditiously diagnosing and treating medical/surgical problems under the direction of physician.
-High degree of responsibility required for daily contacts with patients and their families.
-Manual dexterity required for adept manipulation of surgical instruments and handling of medical equipment; physical strength necessary for lifting and proper handling and positioning of patients.
Mount Sinai Medical Center is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We recognize the power and importance of a diverse employee population and strongly encourage applicants with various experiences and backgrounds.
Mount Sinai Medical Center--An EEO/AA-D/V Employer.
Mount Sinai Medical Center is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We recognize the power and importance of a diverse employee population and strongly encourage applicants with various experiences and backgrounds. Mount Sinai Medical Center--An EEO/AA-D/V Employer.