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PHYSICIAN'S ASSISTANT

Full/Part Time: Full Time
Location/Affiliates: Mount Sinai Hospital (Queens)
Department: Q220 - Department of Medicine
Requisition Number: MQ21744

Job Description:

Promotes and maintains health by providing medical services under the supervision of a physician.

*Contributes to physician's effectiveness by identifying short-term and long-range patient care issues that must be addressed; providing information and commentary pertinent to deliberations; recommending options and courses of action; implementing physician directives.

*Assesses patient health by interviewing patients; performing physical examinations; obtaining, updating, and studying medical histories

*Documents patient care services by charting inpatient and department records

*Determines abnormal conditions by administering or ordering diagnostic tests, such as x-rays, electrocardiograms, and laboratory studies; interpreting test results.

*Expediting discharges: IDP orders, discharge orders, and arranging follow-up for patients.

*Following up with consult recommendations.

*Notifying attending physicians of admissions to their services.

*Attending rounds

*Coverage of unstable patients

*Provides continuity of care by developing and implementing patient management plans
*Compliance with core measures

*Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations

*Performs therapeutic procedures by administering injections and immunizations; suturing; managing wounds and infections

*Interdisciplinary rounds working with teams/case managers to improve patient safety and LOS

*Answering questions of nurses and families

*Maintains professional and technical knowledge.

Job Qualifications:

New York State License and current Registration
Bachelor Degree from an accredited PA Program
Current Infection Control Certificate
Current National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

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.

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