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Physician Assistant (Pediatric Spine) - Spine Center

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Requisition # HRC0664946A

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Are you ready to bring your clinical skills to a world-class facility recognized as top ten in the United States? Do you have a passion for the highest clinical quality and patient happiness? Then please respond to this dynamic opportunity available with one of the best places to work in Southern California! We would be happy to hear from you.


If you've been living with back pain, you're not alone. Here at Cedars-Sinai, we have experienced spine specialists who are committed to improving your quality of life.  Considering nonsurgical, surgical and minimally invasive procedures, our team is here to get you back to doing the things you love most.  


Summary of Essential Duties:

  • Provide Pre op and Post op assessments of patients, provide and/or assist in the follow up care and the OR.
  • First assist on all cases including suture skills equal to that of the surgeon, knowledge of anatomy of all cases, knowledge of latest surgical techniques and ability to contribute intelligent input into the surgical procedure.  
  • Write orders in Recovery Room, ICU floor, and follow patients and write daily progress notes
  • Maintain clear communication with the attending surgeon and any consultants regarding patient status both pre and post discharge


  • Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program required
  • Bachelor's degree 



  • Current, unrestricted California PA license required
  • DEA License required or eligible to obtain
  • National PA certification
  • ACLS from American Heart Association or American Red Cross



  • A minimum of 1 year of experience as a Physician Assistant preferred
  • Experience in Pediatric Spine strongly preferred
  • Working Title: Physician Assistant (Pediatric Spine) - Spine Center
  • Department: Spine Medical Staff
  • Business Entity: Academic / Research
  • City: Los Angeles
  • Job Category: Clinical Operations
  • Job Specialty: Advanced Practice (PA)
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Shift Length: 8 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. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

At Cedars-Sinai, we are dedicated to the safety, health and wellbeing of our patients and employees. This includes protecting our patients from communicable diseases, such as influenza (flu) and COVID-19. For this reason, we require that all new employees receive a flu vaccine based on the seasonal availability of flu vaccine (typically during September through April each year) as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter as a condition of continued employment, subject to medical exemption or religious accommodation. For the same reason, you may also be required to receive other vaccines such as COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Cedars-Sinai reserves the right to make modifications to its required list of vaccines as required by law and/or policy.

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