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Cedars-Sinai Physician Assistant - Transgender Surgery & Health Program in Los Angeles, California

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As the Physician Assistant in Transgender Surgery & Health Program, you will work in collaboration with the Supervising Physician to provide pre-op and post-op assessments of patients, consults and/or follow-up care in the clinic, and assist the physician in the Operating Room.

Essential Duties:

  • Surgical First Assist on all cases

  • Use a high degree of clinical competency with suture skills, equal to that of the surgeon

  • Demonstrate your advanced knowledge of anatomy

  • Maintain current knowledge of state-of-the-art surgical techniques

  • Contribute intelligent input into every surgical procedure

  • Write orders in Recovery Room, ICU and floor

  • Follow patients in the Medical Center and write daily progress notes

  • Maintain clear communication with the surgeons and any consultants regarding patient status both pre- and post-discharge


  • Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program required

  • Bachelor’s degree required


  • Current, unrestricted California Physician Assistant License required

  • DEA license required (or eligible to obtain)

  • Active and current National Physician Assistant Certification required (or eligible to obtain)

  • ACLS from American Heart Association


  • A minimum of 1 year experience in operating room as first assist strongly preferred

  • Urology, plastic or transgender surgery experience preferred.

  • Experience with consult and follow up in the inpatient and outpatient hospital setting strongly preferred

Working Title: Physician Assistant - Transgender Surgery & Health Program

Department: Min Invasive Urology Med Staff

Business Entity: Academic / Research

Job Category: ,Clinical Operations,Clinical Operations

Job Specialty: Advanced Practice (PA)

Position Type: Full-time

Shift Length: 8 hour shift

Shift Type: Day

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