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Cedars-Sinai Physician Assistant - Vascular Surgery (Inpatient/Outpatient) in West Hollywood, California

Make a difference every single day!

When the work you do every single day has a crucial impact on the lives of others, every effort, every detail, and every second matters. This shared culture of happiness, passion and dedication pulses through Cedars-Sinai, and it’s just one of the many reasons we’ve achieved our fifth consecutive Magnet designation for nursing excellence. From working with a team of dedicated healthcare professionals to using state-of-the-art facilities, you’ll have everything you need to do something incredible—for yourself, and for others. Join us, and discover why U.S. News & World Report has named us one of America’s Best Hospitals.

The Smidt Heart Institute is home to a distinguished team of experts who are setting the bar for cardiovascular care in the United States. The Institute unites 16 centers and programs to diagnose and treat the full spectrum of heart and vascular conditions for all patients, from infants to those with advanced disease. Compassionate care is integrated with an agile research enterprise, giving patients access to pioneering treatments. Our faculty and attending physicians provide deep competency across all specialties, including transplantation, stem cell therapy, congenital heart disease, women’s heart health, valve disorders, arrhythmia and hypertension.

Summary of Essential Duties:

  • As a Vascular Surgery Physician Assistant, you will provides services in the inpatient and outpatient setting, including managing, planning, and coordinating of all aspects of care for patients

  • Provide consultative services within the scope of service

  • Obtain and perform history and physical examinations

  • Record and interpret pertinent data (i.e., labs, diagnostic studies, progress notes, etc.), including writing orders

  • Evaluate, diagnose and treat patients

  • Write progress notes, collate records utilizing the electronic medical record

  • Coordinate ongoing overall patient care with physician, staff, nursing staff and other ancillary care providers to ensure treatment plans are implemented

  • Maintain communication with patients and families regarding care

  • Demonstrates skills and knowledge necessary to deliver care appropriate to the appropriate patient population, including knowledge of growth and development, the ability to obtain and interpret information to identify patient needs, and provide the care needed

  • Serve as a patient advocate throughout the care process, and represents the medical center at regional and national meetings/conferences

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Graduate from a PA program approved by Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation.

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Valid California PA license

  • PA certification issued by national Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

  • DEA License required (or eligible to obtain)

  • ACLS certification from American Heart Association

Experience:

  • At least 2 years of experience managing vascular surgery patient population preferred

  • Inpatient PA experience

Working Title: Physician Assistant - Vascular Surgery (Inpatient/Outpatient)

Department: Vascular Surgery Medical Staff

Business Entity: Academic / Research

Job Category: ,Clinical Operations,Clinical Operations

Job Specialty: Advanced Practice (PA)

Position Type: Full-time

Shift Length: 10 hour shift

Shift Type: Day

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.

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