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Cedars-Sinai Physician Assistant - Orthopedic Hand - Kerlan-Jobe Institute in California

Job Description

Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute is a world leader in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of sports-related injuries and illnesses. As the sports division of the #1 in California and #3 nationally ranked Cedars-Sinai Department of Orthopaedics, as surveyed by U.S. News & World Report, the institute provides comprehensive care for a broad range of orthopaedic conditions for all stages of life. Institute physicians have pioneered advanced surgical methods and procedures to enhance treatment, rehabilitation, and recovery and for over more than half a century, the institute has become an internationally recognized center for research and education in sports medicine. We are seeking a Surgical Physician Assistant who will provide health care services to patients under direction and responsibility of Physician by performing the following duties:


  • Examines patient, performs comprehensive physical examination, and complies patient medical data including health history and results of physical examination.

  • Under the direction of a hand surgeon, you will conduct patient assessments, order, or directly provide treatments, and provide patient education and support.

  • Provides post-op follow-ups as needed.

  • First assist in the O/R 2-4 days per week.

  • Work under protocol to develop an effective, safe, and patient-centered treatment plan

  • Provide timely and complete clinical documentation in the EHR following patient visits or telephone calls.

  • Maintain ongoing communication with the physician regarding assigned patients and provide timely notification of changes in patient status.

  • Maintain ongoing communication with other members of the care team through written documentation, telephone or in-person conversation.

  • Ensure timely access of patient appointments.

  • This position is 20% Clinic (2 days/week) and 80% Operating Room (OR) - up to 4 days/week.


Educational Requirements:

  • Master of Science Degree in Physician Assistant studies

License/Certification requirements:

  • National Certification as a Physician Assistant

  • BLS and ACLS Certification required

  • Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) certification required


  • Minimum one (1) year Physician Assistant experience in a relevant clinical area preferred, e.g., orthopaedics or sports medicine, general surgery, reconstructive surgery, or other surgical specialties.

Req ID : 1181

Working Title : Physician Assistant - Orthopedic Hand - Kerlan-Jobe Institute

Department : Kerlan - Jobe Park Terrace

Business Entity : Cedars-Sinai Medical Care Foundation

Job Category : Clinical Operations

Job Specialty : Advanced Practice (PA)

Overtime Status : EXEMPT

Primary Shift : Day

Shift Duration : 8 hour

Base Pay : $63.18 - $101.09

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