Children's Hospital Los Angeles
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No one has more expertise treating children than Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. CHLA is the only children’s hospital in California to make the prestigious U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll of “Best” children’s hospitals and is nationally ranked in all 10 pediatric specialties. Join a hospital where the work you do will matter—to you, to your colleagues, and above all, to our patients and families. At times, the work may be challenging, but it is always rewarding. We hope you’ll come and find out for yourself.
It’s Work That Matters.
The Physician Assistant (PA) II provides clinical support on the inpatient units and/or outpatient clinic settings. The PA II participates in medical examinations, diagnosis and treatment of pediatric conditions, and in special therapeutic and diagnostic procedures. Responsibilities include obtaining histories, performing physical examinations, communicating treatment plans, obtaining and evaluation required laboratory tests and assisting in the comprehensive care of patients on the acute care units, emergency department, or in the operating room. The PA II functions under an established practice agreement and in collaboration with other health care professionals to diagnose and manage patients’ health care needs.
The PA II is a health care resource, interdisciplinary consultant, patient advocate and mentor for PA colleague development. The PA II demonstrates commitment to a patient and family focused model of care and assists in the analysis of the CHLA health care delivery system to provide optimal care.
Graduate of a Physician Assistant program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA). 2 years or more of professional Physician Assistant experience in a pediatric setting.
Current PA licensure and current PA Certification in the State of California required. Certification as a Physician Assistant by a nationally accredited Physician Assistant organization (NCCPA) is required. A bachelor’s degree is required and health-related Master’s degree is required. Current CPR Certification through the AHA