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Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Department of Neurology - Beverly Hills

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Requisition # 1539

Job Description

A true leader aims to inspire and at Cedars-Sinai Medical Care Foundation, that’s exactly what our Advanced Practice Providers do. They have a strong combination of clinical skills, management abilities and integrity, and as a result, they play an indispensable role in the success of our organization. We embrace a culture of passion and dedication at Cedars-Sinai Medical Care Foundation. Now we invite you to join us from working with a team of exceptional healthcare professionals to using state-of-the-art facilities, you’ll have everything available to do something incredible for yourself, and for others.

The Cedars-Sinai Medical Care Foundation is seeking an experienced Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our Neurology Department. 

Our Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant provides health care services to patients under the direction of board certified/eligible physician. In this role, the NP or PA will diagnose illnesses, develop, and manage treatment plans, prescribe medications, conduct clinical research, offer advice on preventative health care, order and interpret diagnostic tests and exams. Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant may serve as a principal healthcare provider and will incorporate both independent decision-making abilities and collaboration with the board certified/eligible physician to provide expert care to the patients.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Promotes and maintains patient health by providing medical services under the supervisor of a Supervising Physician.
  • Assess patient health by interviewing patients; performs comprehensive physical examination; compiles patient medical data, including health history and results of physical examination.
  • Under the direction of the Supervising Physician, conduct patient assessments, order, or directly provide treatments, and provide patient education and support.
  • Work under protocol to develop an effective, safe, and patient-centered treatment plan.
  • Provide timely and complete clinical documentation in the EHR following patient visits or telephone calls.
  • Maintain ongoing communication with the supervising physician regarding assigned patients and provide timely notification of changes in patient status.
  • Attend case conferences, clinical rounds, and other types of meetings which address patient management and care coordination.
  • Maintain ongoing communication with other members of the care team through written documentation, telephone or in-person conversation.
  • Partner with the patient to develop contracts of care as needed and provide encouragement and motivational support to promote adherence to treatment plans.
  • Ensure timely access of patient appointments.
  • Perform other duties as determined collaboratively by the Supervising Physicians that are within the scope of practice of a Nurse Practitioner or physician assistant and the health care institution's policies.


Educational Requirements:

  • Master's Degree in Physician Assistant Studies, Accredited by ARC-PA
  • Master's Degree from an Accredited Nurse Practitioner Program approved by the Board of Registered Nursing

License/Certification Requirements:

  • Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Licensure by the State of CA 
  • Strong in-patient experience is preferable
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS/ALS) 
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) issued by American Heart Association or American Red Cross
  • Drug Enforcement Administration DEA certificate 
  • Physician Assistant National Commission on Certification of PAs (NCCPA)
  • Current unrestricted Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner license issued by the State of California.
  • Furnishing number issued by the Board of Registered Nursing (BRN).
  • National Board Certification for Nurse Practitioner


  • Minimum 1 year Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant experience in a relevant clinical area strongly preferred, e.g., Neurology, neurophysiology, neuropsychology, or other sub-specialties.

Req ID : 1539
Working Title : Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Department of Neurology - Beverly Hills
Department : Neurology - Towers
Business Entity : Cedars-Sinai Medical Care Foundation
Job Category : Clinical Operations
Job Specialty : Advanced Practice (PA)
Overtime Status : EXEMPT
Primary Shift : Day
Shift Duration : 8 hour
Base Pay : $63.18 - $101.09

Our compensation philosophy

We offer competitive total compensation that includes pay, benefits, and other recognition programs for our employees. The base pay range shown above takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including knowledge/skills; relevant experience and training; education/certifications/licensure; and other business and organizational factors. This base pay range does not include our comprehensive benefits package and any incentive payments that may be applicable to this role. Pay Transparency Non Discrimination Provision (PDF) (opens in new window)

Diversity and Inclusion at Cedars-Sinai

We are caretakers and innovators committed to the pursuit of equitable healthcare. But health equity is not possible without representation. Our commitment to diversity goes beyond demographics or checking boxes. Our people must reflect the diverse identities, experiences and geographies of the communities and patients we serve – because that’s what our patients, colleagues and communities deserve. Quality Care and Research—For All, By All (opens in new window).

Cedars-Sinai is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

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

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