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Are you an exceptionally skilled and ambitious healthcare professional looking to take your career to new heights? Look no further! Cedars-Sinai, a world-class healthcare organization, is seeking a Physician Assistant (PA-C) to join our team in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Marina Del Rey Hospital.

Marina Del Rey is a community hospital hosts a 12-bed general ICU staffed by Cedars -Sinai pulmonary and critical care faculty. The patient mix is majority general medical such as sepsis, respiratory failure and DKA, but we also care for general surgical and cardiac patients as well. The ICU accommodates mechanical ventilation, vasopressors, prone ventilation, and CRRT. The hospital does not have advanced interventional radiology, cardiac catheterization lab, neurosurgical or trauma capabilities and those patients require transfer. MDR uses EPIC EMR and radiology is available 24 hours and on PACS. The overnight provider is responsible for caring for existing ICU patients, admitting new patients, performing emergent procedures, and responding to in-hospital cardiac arrests. There is a PCCM attending or fellow available nightly on home call and in-house ER physicians in case of emergency. Educational benefits include interacting with PCCM faculty, invitations to all Cedars PCCM academic conferences and lectures and many other educational opportunities. We are in construction of a 10-story state of the art facility overlooking the harbor that will replace the current physical plant. The new hospital is slated to open in the fall of 2006.

As a Physician Assistant (PA-C) in the ICU at MDRH, you will play a crucial role in our highly skilled and collaborative team. Your responsibilities will include delivering patient care and medical assistance under the supervision of physicians. You will have the chance to work with advanced medical technology and contribute to the efficient provision of critical care services.


  • Perform comprehensive physical examinations and assessments of patients in the ICU.
  • Diagnose and treat acute and chronic illnesses and injuries.
  • Order and interpret diagnostic tests and imaging studies.
  • Develop and implement patient care plans in collaboration with the healthcare team.
  • Perform medical procedures, including but not limited to intubation, central line placement, and arterial line placement.
  • Monitor and evaluate patient responses to treatments and medications.
  • Provide patient education and counseling on healthcare management and preventive measures.
  • Document patient care activities and maintain accurate medical records.
  • Collaborate with physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals to ensure optimal patient outcomes.
  • Participate in quality improvement initiatives and contribute to research and educational activities.



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


  • Current, unrestricted California PA license.
  • DEA License.
  • National PA certification
  • ACLS Life Support Certification (AHA or ARC)


  • A minimum of one (1) years of experience as a Physician Assistant (PA-C), preferable in ICU.
  • Medical ICU and Central Lines/Arterial Lines and Airway Management experience highly preferred.

About Us

Cedars-Sinai is a leader in providing high-quality healthcare encompassing primary care, specialized medicine and research. Since 1902, Cedars-Sinai has evolved to meet the needs of one of the most diverse regions in the nation, setting standards in quality and innovative patient care, research, teaching and community service. Today, Cedars- Sinai is known for its national leadership in transforming healthcare for the benefit of patients. Cedars-Sinai impacts the future of healthcare by developing new approaches to treatment and educating tomorrow’s health professionals. Additionally, Cedars-Sinai demonstrates a commitment to the community through programs that improve the health of its most vulnerable residents.

About the Team

Cedars-Sinai is one of the largest nonprofit academic medical centers in the U.S., with 886 licensed beds, 2,100 physicians, 2,800 nurses and thousands of other healthcare professionals and staff. Choose this if you want to work in a fast-paced environment that offers the highest level of care to people in the Los Angeles that need our care the most.

Req ID : 3147
Working Title : Physician Assistant (PA-C) – ICU – Marina Del Rey Hospital – Full Time – 12hr Nights
Department : Medicine – Pulmonary
Business Entity : Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Job Category : Clinical Operations
Job Specialty : Advanced Practice (PA)
Overtime Status : EXEMPT
Primary Shift : Night
Shift Duration : 12 hour
Base Pay : $143,062.40 – $228,904.00

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