Otolaryngology PA

Otolaryngology PA
Cedars- Sinai Medical Group
Specialty Fields: Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Broncho-Esophagology, Head and Neck, Laryngology, Otology, Rhinology

Cedars-Sinai Medical Group is a Physician led, Physician owned Healthcare organization.

Since its inception in 1985, Cedars-Sinai Medical Group has focused on providing primary care, disease prevention, and specialty care for the entire family. Our Patients benefit from convenient access to more than 100 primary and 500 specialty care physicians and seamless coordination of care between them.

For the 8th consecutive year the Cedars-Sinai Medical Group was named one of the top 20 physicians groups in Southern California by Integrated Healthcare Associates (IHA).

Allied Health Professionals perform a vital role in Cedars-Sinai Medical Group’s commitment to deliver effective and efficient quality health care services to its enrollees. Together, the collaborative physician and Physician Assistant will share responsibility for the health and welfare of our members. 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. Facilitates admissions and transfers from other hospitals, triages calls and messages, etc. 

PA will be working in the ENT department with 4 other PAs supporting 10 ENT Surgeons.

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.  Facilitates admissions and transfers from other hospitals, triages calls and messages, etc. 

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, such as audiograms, CT/MRI scans, and laboratory tests, and interprets test results for deviations from normal.

Performs therapeutic procedures such as injections, incision and drainages, endoscopies, biopsies, suturing and wound care, and managing infection (change to manage acute and chronic medical issues).

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.

Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Graduate, AMA accredited program (change to ARC-PA program) and two years Physician Assistant experience in a relevant clinical area preferred, e.g., general surgery, reconstructive surgery, or other surgical specialties; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Certification by the National Commission of Physician Assistants, Licensure by the State of California.  Certified to perform Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support.

PA will be working in the ENT department with 4 other PAs supporting 9 ENT Surgeons.

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.  Facilitates admissions and transfers from other hospitals, triages calls and messages, etc. 

 Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that welcomes and encourages diversity in the workplace. EEO/AA/F/Veteran/Disabled

For consideration please email:
Zoriy Elterman, MA, FASPR
Manager, Physician Recruitment
Zoriy.Elterman@cshs.org

Hospital: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Cedars-Sinai
Number of Beds: 886