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Physician Assistant – Joint Replacement

– (LON012478)


Title: Physican Assistant

Location: Long Beach, CA

Department: Careline Ortho/Neuro/Rehab

Status: Full-time

Shift: Days

Pay Range*: $72.31/hr – $104.86/hr

Bonus: $10,000 Sign-On

At MemorialCare Health System, we believe in providing extraordinary healthcare to our communities and an exceptional working environment for our employees. MemorialCare stands for excellence in healthcare. Across our family of medical centers, we support each one of our bright, talented employees in reaching the highest levels of professional development, contribution, collaboration and accountability. Whatever your role and whatever expertise you bring, we are dedicated to helping you achieve your full potential in an environment of respect, innovation and teamwork.
Position Summary
The Physician Assistant is responsible for performing clinical assessments and care management services which include developing and interpretation of histories and physical exams, under general supervision and in accordance with standardized procedures.

Essential Job Outcomes & Functions

  • Performs initial and periodic physical examinations, and medical history on both in-patients and out-patients.
  • Orders appropriate lab tests, x-rays, EKG, and comparable procedures, according to criteria previously established by the responsible physician.
  • Writes orders to increase, decrease, or change medication (subject to checking and counter-signing by physician).
  • Initiates consultations and monitor scheduling of patients for special tests.
  • Maintains required documentation and consults with physician on changes in the patient’s condition.
  • Counsels’ patients and families as to preventive care, medical problems, psychological problems, and use of prescribed treatment and drugs.
  • Assists in operative and other procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Placement in the pay range is based on multiple factors including, but not limited to, relevant years of experience and qualifications. In addition to base pay, there may be additional compensation available for this role, including but not limited to, shift differentials, extra shift incentives, and bonus opportunities. Health and wellness is our passion at MemorialCare—that includes taking good care of employees and their dependents. We offer high quality health insurance plan options, so you can select the best choice for your family. And there’s more…Check out our MemorialCare Benefits for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.


Minimum Requirements


  • 1 or more years as Physician Assistant, direct department related experience preferred


  • Graduate from a nationally accredited Physician’s Assistant Program. Current License as a Physician

Assistant in California

  • Current BLS, ACLS and PALS provider certification