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Cedars-Sinai Physician Assistant (PA-C) - ICU Nights 12-Hour Shift @ Marina Del Rey Hospital in Marina del Rey, California

Job Description

Grow your career at Cedars-Sinai!

Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital is a nonprofit community hospital committed to serving the needs of the surrounding coastal and westside communities. In addition to general acute medical services and 24/7 emergency care, the hospital offers expertise in specialty areas including spine, weight loss and orthopaedics.

Why work here?

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has been ranked the #1 hospital in California by U.S. News & World Report, 2023‑

  1. When you join our team, you’ll gain access to our state-of-the-art biomedical research facilities and advanced medical education programs. We are dedicated to helping you further your expertise — we offer learning programs, tuition reimbursement and performance-improvement projects so you can achieve additional certifications and degrees while gaining the knowledge and experience needed to advance your career.

We take pride in hiring the best, most passionate employees. Our talented doctors, nurses and staff reflect the culturally and ethnically diverse community we serve. They are proof of our commitment to creating a dynamic, inclusive environment that fuels innovation and the gold standard of patient care we strive for.

What will you be doing:

The Physician Assistant (PA-C) – ICU Nights provides high quality, efficient, team-based patient focused care under the direction of a board certified/eligible physician. The PA-C works in collaboration with surgeons, nurse practitioners, nurses, and other medical staff and clinically manages patients as determined by the Supervising Physician. Clinically responsible for provision, coordination, and assurance of comprehensive medical /surgical care using sound medical/surgical knowledge and pertinent standards of care.

Under the supervision of the Marina del Rey Hospital (MDRH) Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Medical Director and within the physician assistant’s competence, the Physician Assistant (PA) provides preliminary assessment/evaluation in the ICU.

  • Clinically responsible and accountable for the application of the PA standard of care and scope process. This will include patient care, consultative services, education (patient, family, and self), and other duties as assigned by the Executive Director and / or ICU Medical Director.

  • Performs appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures for identification and management of patient diagnosis following established standardized protocols within the scope of practice of a Physician Assistant and with approved privileges.

  • Examines patients, performs comprehensive physical examination, and preoperative history, orders diagnostic tests, reviews results and compiles patient medical data, including health history and results of physical examinations. Reports to the surgeon as needed, all in a timely manner.

  • Develops and implement patient management plans and assist in provision of continuity of care.

  • Works collaboratively with the attending physician, consulting physician(s), and other teams to identify, develop, and implement an appropriate plan of care that improves individual patient/family preference and enhances quality, access, and efficient outcomes.

  • Facilitates patient discharge; dictates discharge and transfer summaries in a timely manner.

  • Writes orders with respect to patient care under the direction of the Supervising Physician.

  • Documents patient care services within the Epic and when within their scope of practice and active medical privileges, perform surgical procedures.

  • Participates in research and educational activities that will improve professional development including attending continuing education programs relevant to area of practice and participating in professional organizations.

  • Assesses quality of patient care delivery and finds opportunities for changes in practice, rooted in evidence-based standards of care/protocols, which promote positive patient outcomes.

  • Initiates emergency resuscitation and stabilization as vital in compliance with hospital safety regulations and infection control.


Experience Requirements:

One (1)+ years’ experience as a Physician Assistant (PA-C).

Three (3)+ years of experience managing critical care patients preferred.

ICU experience required.

Educational/Licensure/Certifications Requirements:

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 acquire

Current Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS/ALS) certification



About Us

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 : HRC1317522

Working Title : Physician Assistant (PA-C) - ICU Nights 12-Hour Shift @ Marina Del Rey Hospital

Department : Medicine - Pulmonary

Business Entity : Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Job Category : Clinical Operations

Job Specialty : Advanced Practice (PA)

Overtime Status : EXEMPT

Primary Shift : Night

Shift Duration : 12 hour

Base Pay : $143,062.40 - $228,904.00

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.