Physician Assistant - Orthopaedic Surgery (Shoulder & Sports Medicine) - 8-Hour Day Shift
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Location: Los Angeles, California
Internal Number: HRC1438765
Grow your career at Cedars-Sinai!
Through compassionate care, innovation, and education, we restore quality and function to life. We offer a range of innovative treatment options from conservative approaches to minimally invasive surgery. Your care plan will be unique to you, and our care team is focused on effective pain management and quick recovery.
Why work here?
Cedars-Sinai Orthopaedics is ranked #1 in California and #2 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, 2023-2024. As a global leader in Orthopaedics, offering a range of solutions in all Orthopaedics subspecialties to get you back to doing the things you love.
What will you be doing:
The Physician Assistant (PA-C) ??? Orthopaedic Surgery provides supervision of clinical practice, research involvement (if required), consultative services, intradepartmental liaison, education, leadership and patient care management across the health care continuum from preventative, acute care through discharge.
Provide pre- and post-op assessments of patients and surgical assistance in the Operating Room.
Promotes and maintains patient health by providing medical services under the supervisor of a Supervising Physician.
Assess patient health by interviewing patients performs physical examination, obtaining, updating, and studying medical histories both in the inpatient and outpatient setting.
Analyzes and organizes the care of clinically complex patients which may include socio-cultural, cognitive, functional, nutritional, and educational evaluation.
Acts as patient advocate by providing for the patient's best interest as a liaison between the patient, family and Supervising Physician and insurance companies; updating doctors and keeping patients informed and knowledgeable of changes in care plan and patient status. Acts to ensure the hospital stay is a positive experience. Accessible as much as possible to answer questions, patient concerns and phone calls promptly. As appropriate refers to case management and other healthcare providers, if necessary. Able to effectively assess and manage patient/family psychosocial issues.
Works in collaboration with interdisciplinary team (Attending/residents) to implement and direct patient management plan while utilizing appropriate evidence-based and diagnostic tools coupled with therapeutic modalities to ensure the best outcome and shortest hospital stay.
Dictates clear concise history and physicals for consults, follow ups, interactions with patients, discharge summaries and letters. All dictations contain necessary information to document patients' care plan and ensure continuity of care.
Coordinates MD referrals to various departments when appropriate. If applicable, ensures baseline assessments on both ICU and non-monitored bed patients to prevent postoperative complications and decrease morbidity.
Performs appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures for identification and management of patient diagnosis within the scope of practice of a physician assistant and approved medical staff privileges.
Communicates to and guides staff in structuring/relaying information regarding patient in a clear and precise manner, always respectful toward both patient and fellow colleagues. Utilizes SBAR, read back for telephone orders or critical test results and avoidance of unauthorized abbreviations.
Provides emergency resuscitation as indicated within established guidelines by maintaining BLS and ACLS certification. Able to identify a patient at risk for cardiac/respiratory compromise early and making transfer arrangements to higher levels of care. Maintains certification by appropriate organizations, complies with CSMC and departmental requirements. Remains is good standing with Medical Staff.
One (1) plus years??? experience as a Physician Assistant (PA-C), preferably in Orthopaedic surgery, general surgery, reconstructive surgery, or other surgical specialties.
Bachelor???s degree from an accredited Physician Assistant Program
CA Physician Assistant License
National Commission Certification of PAs (NCCPA)
Current DEA license and Furnishing Number or eligibility to obtain
Current Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS/ALS) certification
Cedars-Sinai is a leader in providing high-quality healthcare encompassing primary care, specialized medicine and research. Since 1902, Cedars-Sinai has evolved to meet the needs of one of the most diverse regions in the nation, setting standards in quality and innovative patient care, research, teaching and community service. Today, Cedars- Sinai is known for its national leadership in transforming healthcare for the benefit of patients. Cedars-Sinai impacts the future of healthcare by developing new approaches to treatment and educating tomorrow's health professionals. Additionally, Cedars-Sinai demonstrates a commitment to the community through programs that improve the health of its most vulnerable residents.
About the Team
Cedars-Sinai is one of the largest nonprofit academic medical centers in the U.S., with 886 licensed beds, 2,100 physicians, 2,800 nurses and thousands of other healthcare professionals and staff. Choose this if you want to work in a fast-paced environment that offers the highest level of care to people in the Los Angeles that need our care the most.
Req ID : HRC1438765 Working Title : Physician Assistant - Orthopaedic Surgery (Shoulder & Sports Medicine) - 8-Hour Day Shift Department : Orthopedic Medical Staff Business Entity : Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Job Category : Clinical Operations Job Specialty : Advanced Practice (PA) Overtime Status : EXEMPT Primary Shift : Day Shift Duration : 8 hour Base Pay : $143,100.00 - $228,900.00
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competi...tive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.