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QHC PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

Full/Part Time: Full Time
Location/Affiliates: Queens Hospital Center
Department: A49 - Surgery
Requisition Number: QHC13-00215

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. In addition, perform the following duties:
Management of SICU and floor surgical patients
First assisting in OR
Clinic patient evaluation and treatment
Student teaching
No weekends
Rotating schedule
All PA service
Opportunities for additional sessions
Mount Sinai and 1199 benefits package including healthcare, CME and 4 weeks vacation

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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