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QHC PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

Full/Part Time: Full Time
Location/Affiliates: Queens Hospital Center
Department: A02 - Emergency Medicine
Requisition Number: QHC13-00199

Job Description:

Under the general supervision of a licensed and Board Certified Physician, evaluates and treats patients having medical, psychiatric, and/or surgical problems and assist in delivery of obstetrical care. Performs routine histories and physical/psychiatric examinations; performs and/or interprets diagnostic tests and/or procedures as detailed in the department specific scope of practice. Participates in teaching and quality assurance activities with other members of the clinical department. Delivers direct patient care.

Job Qualifications:

-Position requires graduation from an Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) program, approved by the New York State Education Department, usually via Bachelor of Science or Master's degree. Additional education/experience may be required for some specialty areas.
-Licensure to practice as a Physician Assistant issued by the New York State Board of Medicine. Certification by National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistant. Current unrestricted DEA certificate for mid-level providers (Full schedule: 2. 2N. 3, 3N, 4, 5). New York State Mandated Infection Control Course Certificate. Completion and current certification of ACLS/BLS/PALS in some areas of patient care as indicated by the department directives.
-High level of analytical ability required to effectively and expeditiously diagnose and treat medical/surgical problems under the direction of physician.
-Interacts with various internal hospital medical, administrative and professional staff in the course of routine clinical duties. 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/positioning of patients.

The 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.

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