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  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance
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The Physician Assistant provides primary care to patients at NEMS, provides quality medical diagnostic services and treatment, and participates in medical quality improvement programs


  • Sees NEMS’ patients as scheduled by the department.
  • Obtains medical history and performs patient examinations, evaluations, and counseling within the limits of training and protocols.
  • Performs routine screening physical exams. Does follow-up evaluations of patients, especially those with stable but chronic conditions.
  • Consults with supervising physicians or other providers as necessary. Communicate with primary care physicians regarding patient care and treatment.
  • Complete appropriate documentation of all evaluations, care, and services rendered in the medical record.
  • Provides acute care as specified in the protocols.
  • Provides follow-up and health maintenance care including the appropriate adjustment of medications in accordance with established protocols or in response to specific instructions from the supervising physician.
  • Prescribes medications to accomplish the plan of treatment
  • Provides high quality medical services in a culturally sensitive and linguistically appropriate manner.
  • Participates in the department’s required Quality Improvement Program and activities.
  • Complies and participates in all governmental and other funding agencies’ requests.
  • Appropriately refers patients to specialists and other ancillary services as necessary.
  • Discharges patients after medical visits are completed.
  • Assists supervising physician or clinic director or medical director on projects as requested.
  • Participates in medical outreach programs such as health fairs, media (TV and radio programs) etc.
  • Performs other job duties as required by manager/supervisor.


  • Successful completion of an accredited program and NCCPA National Certificate Exam.
  • Renew the national certification with NCCPA every two years and successfully complete the Physician Assistant Recertifying Examination every six years.
  • Licensed by the State Medical Board of California and the Medical Act Provisions.
  • Current documentation of Basic Life Support is required.


  • Must be able to fluently speak, read and write English.
  • Fluent in Chinese (Cantonese and/or Mandarin), Vietnamese, Spanish and other languages may be required depending on location.
  • Fluency in other languages are an asset.


This is an FLSA exempt position. This is an OSHA high-risk position.

Salary: $182,880/Year

NEMS is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer welcoming diversity in our workforce. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

NEMS BENEFITS: Competitive benefits, including free medical, dental and vision insurance for employee, spouse and/or children; and company contribution to 401(k).