Physician Assistant (PA-C) - ICU Nights 12-Hour Shift @ Marina Del Rey Hospital
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Location: Marina Del Rey, California
Internal Number: HRC1317522
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, 2023-2024. 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.
One (1)+ years' experience as a Physician Assistant (PA-C).
Three (3)+ years of experience managing critical care patients preferred.
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
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Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competi...tive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.