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Cedars-Sinai Physician Assistant - Orthopedics in Beverly Hills, California

SUMMARY

Physician Assistant will be supporting a busy Total Joints Orthopaedic Surgeon.

The practice will consist of outpatient and inpatient responsibilities, including but not limited to, rounding on patients in the Medical Center and assisting in surgery.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Examines patient, performs comprehensive physical examination, and compiles patient medical data, including health history and results of physical examination.Administers or orders diagnostic tests and interprets test results for deviations from normal.Performs therapeutic procedures such as injections, immunizations, suturing and wound care, and managing infection.Develops and implements patient management plans, records progress notes, and assists in provision of continuity of care.Instructs and counsels patients regarding compliance with prescribed therapeutic regimens.Assists surgeon in operation room procedures including cleaning, retracting, providing hemostasis, suturing.

Educational Requirements:

Completion and graduate of master’s degree from an accredited Physician Assistant program

License/Certification/Registration Requirements:

  • Valid CA licensure

  • Valid DEA registration

  • Certification by the National Commission of Physician Assistant, Licensure by the State of California

  • BLS from the American Heart Association

  • ACLS from the American Heart Association

Experience:

Two years Physician Assistant experience in a relevant clinical area, e.g., Orthopedics, General Surgery, Reconstructive Surgery, or other surgical specialties or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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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