**The Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center is seeking a BC/BE Pediatrician or Family Medicine Physician to provide primary care in one of our High School-Based Health Centers in Manhattan.**
**Description Job Title:** School Based Health Center Attending Physician
**Reports to:** School Based Health Center Program Medical Director, Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center
The Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center (“MSAHC” or the “Center”) works to break down racial, social and economic barriers to health care and wellness for young people by providing vital services - high quality, comprehensive, integrated and confidential - for all who come to the Center or School Based health facilities, at no cost to them. The MSAHC advances adolescent health as a national imperative by serving as a leading center of clinical care, specialized training, innovative research and advocacy.
The School Based Health Center (“SBHC”) Attending Physician is responsible for preventive care visits as well as care for acute and chronic medical conditions, reproductive and sexual health, psychosocial screening, coordination of on-site operations, supervision of site medical assistant and participation in ongoing quality improvement activities. Applicants should have experience working with adolescents. This professional is responsible for providing and overseeing medical services and coordinating day to day operations, in collaboration with the School Based Health Center Administrative Practice Manager, in the care and treatment of patients. This professional will be charged with ensuring that the above functions are developed, managed and delivered within a culture that is youth-centric, high quality, integrated and collaborative as well as in accordance with Mount Sinai’s policies and procedures, New York State regulations and guidelines, and funder expectations.
**Illustrative Job Responsibilities:**
1. Direct Patient Care: Outpatient setting.
+ Provide direct care to patients that is consistent with the goals and evidenced based standards established for the Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center, in accordance with safety regulations and protocols identified by Mount Sinai Hospital and within the scope of professional license;
+ Obtain and document subjective history (interval or comprehensive) as appropriate to chief complaint or reason for visit;
+ Conduct relevant physical exam documenting pertinent positive and negative physical findings;
+ Identify a diagnostic impression or assessment and/ or formulate a differential based on the subjective and objective data obtained;
+ Formulate a goal-directed plan that includes health maintenance, anticipatory guidance and appropriate medical, mental health and health-education interventions according to established protocol;
+ Assess and document patient response to treatment and interventions;
+ Provide and document a) health education that is oriented to appropriate problems and/or b) developmentally and culturally appropriate health maintenance or anticipatory guidance;
+ Consult and/ or refer according to protocols and professional judgment;
+ Initiate and maintain/reconcile a problem/ medication list for each patient;
B. Documentation/Charting and Coding
+ Ensure that all patient encounters (consultations, referrals and follow-ups) are charted and coded in a timely and accurate manner in according with billing compliance guidelines;
+ Complete On-Line School Clinic Data Repository (OSCR) data entry within 72 hours.
C. Training/Continuing Education and Credentialing
+ Attend mandated educational programs;
+ Participate, as appropriate, in the orientation, staff-development and/ or attaining certification in specialty;
+ Maintain all licenses, registrations and certifications.
D. Quality Assurance, Teaching, and Research
+ Act as an advocate for the patient in the health care system:
+ Conduct review of patient records in collaboration with peers to determine quality and appropriateness of care provided;
+ Engage in ongoing peer review and quality improvement activities;
+ Monitor the quality of health care services through participation and implementation of various quality assurance mechanisms.
+ Implement changes to existing medical protocols and processes, as identified through the MSAHC CQI process;
+ Develop and implement special projects (e.g., continuous quality improvement, protocols, EMR smartphrases, etc.) to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the SBHC and enhance the role of the SBHC within the school.
E. School Relationships
+ Respond to health emergencies in the school building and assist in mental health emergencies at the school;
+ Participate in school liaison activities, including principals’ council meetings, parent association meetings, and other activities that enhance the relationship between the health center and building administration;
+ Work with school personnel to develop and implement health policies and procedures in the school;
+ Meet with school administrators at least annually to complete the School-Based Health Center & School Principal Collaborative Protocols;
+ Lead role in school outreach and attending selected school faculty and administrative meetings;
+ Attend Parent Association meetings in the evening (coordinate shared duty with other SBHC team members);
+ Meet with school administration for communication/collaboration Meet with school guidance, together with social worker, relating to on-going collaboration and referrals.
+ Coordinate with special groups in the school;
+ Attend school-based clinic conferences on a case by case basis.
+ Track and maintain inventory of medications and vaccines, including ordering vaccines and managing temperature excursions and expired vaccines/medications;
+ Contribute to quarterly reports to NYS DOH and other funding agencies;
+ Work at the Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center when school is not in session;
+ Work at the Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center on selected Saturdays.
**Education:** MD Degree with Board Eligible/Certification in Pediatrics or Family Medicine
+ Commitment to MSAHC’s vision, mission and approach in order to ensure a patient-centric culture which is collaborative and multidisciplinary;
+ A passion for working with young people and a work ethic in which a commitment to understanding and solving the needs of each patient is a priority;
+ A commitment to, and experience in building systems of care for vulnerable populations, particularly adolescents and young adults;
+ Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging;
+ NYS license;
+ Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, empathy, compassion and patience;
+ Exceptional management skills. Strong commitment to mentoring, recruiting and retaining a diverse team in a multi-cultural environment;
+ An accessible, visible and flexible management style that inspires trust and confidence in staff to work hard and well together;
+ A multi-tasker with the ability to respond to changing priorities in a fast-paced environment;
+ Strong interpersonal, analytical, verbal and writing skills.
+ Compensation range from 150K to 185K (not including bonuses / incentive compensation or benefits)
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**About the Mount Sinai Health System:**
The Mount Sinai Health System is New York City's largest academic medical system, encompassing eight hospitals, a leading medical school, and a vast network of ambulatory practices throughout the greater New York region. Mount Sinai advances medicine and health through unrivaled education and translational research and discovery to deliver care that is the safest, highest-quality, most accessible and equitable, and the best value of any health system in the nation. The Health System includes approximately 7,300 primary and specialty care physicians; 13 joint-venture ambulatory surgery centers; more than 415 ambulatory practices throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, Long Island, and Florida; and more than 30 affiliated community health centers. The Mount Sinai Hospital is ranked on U.S. News & World Report's "Honor Roll" of the top 20 U.S. hospitals and is top in the nation by specialty: No. 1 in Geriatrics and top 20 in Cardiology/Heart Surgery, Diabetes/Endocrinology, Gastroenterology/GI Surgery, Neurology/Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, ENT, Pulmonology/Lung Surgery, Rehabilitation, and Urology. New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai is ranked No. 12 in Ophthalmology. Mount Sinai Kravis Children's Hospital is ranked in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Children’s Hospitals” among the country’s best in four out of 10 pediatric specialties. The Icahn School of Medicine is one of three medical schools that have earned distinction by multiple indicators: ranked in the top 20 by U.S. News & World Report's "Best Medical Schools," aligned with a U.S. News & World Report "Honor Roll" Hospital, and No. 14 in the nation for National Institutes of Health funding. Newsweek’s “The World’s Best Smart Hospitals” ranks The Mount Sinai Hospital as No. 1 in New York and in the top five globally, and Mount Sinai Morningside in the top 20 globally. For more information, visit https://www.mountsinai.org or find Mount Sinai on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
_The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression._
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**Executive Director Physician Recruitment**
**Mount Sinai Health System**
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**“About the Mount Sinai Health System:**
Mount Sinai Health System is one of the largest academic medical systems in the New York metro area, with more than 43,000 employees working across eight hospitals, more than 400 outpatient practices, more than 300 labs, a school of nursing, and a leading school of medicine and graduate education. Mount Sinai advances health for all people, everywhere, by taking on the most complex health care challenges of our time — discovering and applying new scientific learning and knowledge; developing safer, more effective treatments; educating the next generation of medical leaders and innovators; and supporting local communities by delivering high-quality care to all who need it. Through the integration of its hospitals, labs, and schools, Mount Sinai offers comprehensive health care solutions from birth through geriatrics, leveraging innovative approaches such as artificial intelligence and informatics while keeping patients’ medical and emotional needs at the center of all treatment. The Health System includes approximately 7,400 primary and specialty care physicians; 13 joint-venture outpatient surgery centers throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, Long Island, and Florida; and more than 30 affiliated community health centers. We are consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals, receiving high "Honor Roll" status, and are highly ranked: No. 1 in Geriatrics and top 20 in Cardiology/Heart Surgery, Diabetes/Endocrinology, Gastroenterology/GI Surgery, Neurology/Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Pulmonology/Lung Surgery, Rehabilitation, and Urology. New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai is ranked No. 12 in Ophthalmology. U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Children’s Hospitals” ranks Mount Sinai Kravis Children's Hospital among the country’s best in several pediatric specialties. The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is ranked No. 14 nationwide in National Institutes of Health funding and in the 99th percentile in research dollars per investigator according to the Association of American Medical Colleges. Newsweek’s “The World’s Best Smart Hospitals” ranks The Mount Sinai Hospital as No. 1 in New York and in the top five globally, and Mount Sinai Morningside in the top 20 globally.
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. We are passionately committed to addressing racism and its effects on our faculty, staff, students, trainees, patients, visitors, and the communities we serve. Our goal is for Mount Sinai to become an anti-racist health care and learning institution that intentionally addresses structural racism.”
**Requisition ID** : 180000T2