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The Mount Sinai Health System Clinically Advanced Physician Associate - Critical Care - MSH - Full Time in New York, New York

Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity, equity, and inclusion are key drivers for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. 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 invite you to participate actively as a part of the Mount Sinai Health System team by:

  • Using a lens of equity in all aspects of patient care delivery, education, and research to promote policies and practices to allow opportunities for all to thrive and reach their potential

  • Serving as a role model confronting racist, sexist, or other inappropriate actions by speaking up, challenging exclusionary organizational practices, and standing side-by-side in support of colleagues who experience discrimination

  • Inspiring and fostering an environment of anti-racist behaviors among and between departments and co-workers

We work hard to acquire and retain the best people and to create an inclusive, welcoming and nurturing work environment where all feel they are valued, belong, and are able to professionally advance. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, contribute to the patient experience and quality of patient care.

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Job Summary:

Provides support and accountability as an experienced PA in the clinical area of expertise, and displays leadership and mentorship to designated PA team, associated medical teams and staff.

Maintains clinical responsibility for patient care with supervising physician, and in collaboration with associated medical teams and staffing. Performs a broad spectrum of care regarding critical thinking, diagnosis, ordering of medications and diagnostics, and performance of corrective, preventive and therapeutic measures in the inpatient, surgical, and/or outpatient setting. Assumes medical staff privileging under the scope of practice of a delegated physician determined by Mount Sinai Health System, and the department of hire. The Clinically Advanced PA will have clinical expertise in the specialty of hire of greater than 5 years and operates as a role model for clinical care in the area of hire. The Chief PA assumes a leadership role managing a PA team, and responsible for all the associated duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Contributes to quality improvement activities in designated clinical area and/or hospital site

Provides support to medical and administrative leadership for designated clinical area.

Participates and leads in policies, standards and process for patient safety, quality, throughput, and overall patient care.

Participates in interdisciplinary meetings to improve patient care, quality, safety and throughput

Participates and/or leads in committees across hospital site and clinical area

Participates in professional organizations to maintain knowledge significant to practice, leadership, current trends and developments.

Contributes to staffing, engagement, retention and recruitment activities

Participates in facilitation of onboarding and orientation of new PA staff hires

Serves as preceptor and mentor to PA Staff, medical teams and students.

Accountable for administrative clinical needs and human resource related activities for PA team

Participates OPPE/FPPE and Performance Appraisal evaluations in timely manner for PA teams and/or Advanced Practice Provider teams.

Practices as an advanced role in designated clinical area and serves as clinical expert as a PA in the area of hire to fellow PAs, medical team members and staff.

Promotes self-development and growth in a managerial and leadership role

Contributes to the knowledge of clinical area of expertise through writing, teaching, research, and/or forma/informal presentations.

Maintains required certifications and licensure as per Medical Staff policy and maintains active Mount Sinai Health System privileges as delegated by Medical Staff Services and Chair for the department of hire.

Promotes self-learning and maintenance of continued medical education (CME) requirements for board certification and practice of evidenced-based medicine.

Promotes a positive work environment.

Demonstrates knowledge of Mount Sinai Health System’s Mission, Vision and Values; and incorporates to delivery of care for patients and teamwork.

Maintains a safe and clean working environment adhering to infection control standards, policies and guidelines of hospital and regulatory bodies.

Physical ability to stand, stoop, bend, lift and demonstrate dexterity for short or extended periods of time.

Requirements:

Graduation from Accredited Physician Assistant Program, Masters preferred

NCCPA Board Certification

New York State Licensure

DEA Licensure

BLS and ACLS Certification

Infection Control Certification

Computer Skills:

Basic Microsoft Office Use

Previous Epic software use preferred

Who We Are

Over 42,000 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 hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai 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.

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