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  • DEA Certification (Required)
  • Physician Assistant License (Required)
  • Work authorization (Required)


  • 403(b)
  • 403(b) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance
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Job Overview:We are seeking a skilled and compassionate Physician Assistant to join our healthcare team. The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering high-quality healthcare services to our patients. As a Physician Assistant, you will work closely under the supervision of a licensed physician. This is a full-time position with competitive pay and benefits. As part of the onboarding process, the candidate’s cognitive and physical abilities will be assessed by the Supervising Physician to ensure the capability to meet the demands of the role effectively.

The Physician Assistant will report to the Supervising Physician and will provide comprehensive primary care from pediatrics to geriatrics, in a busy community clinic setting in accordance with protocols, policies and procedures set in place. Attends clinician meetings, monthly team meetings and project meetings, as requested. Serves as committee liaison, as needed.


  • Conducts physical assessments, administers prescribed treatment and dispenses medications, performs diagnostic tests; reviews and interprets laboratory findings and follow up in accordance with standardized procedures and protocols. (50%)
  • Provides surveillance of medical regimens for the patient adjust regimens within established procedures and refers complex patient care problems to the Supervising Physician for assessment and advice. (10%)
  • Assess, reassess, plans, counsels, teaches, and demonstrates nursing care to patients, family members or other persons who will give care to patients; assess and reassess individuals and families understanding and carrying out medical recommendations and in making necessary adjustments in the treatment regimen. (10%)
  • Provides teaching and counseling aimed at prevention of illness and accident modification of risk factors to health and maintenance of high-level wellness. (10%)
  • Accurately and concisely, documents in the patient’s medical record findings, instructions, education and services rendered. (20%)

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Identifies components of the regimen that may be delegated to any other personnel and may provide teaching and/or guidance, when necessary.
  • Collaboratively works with other health agencies and families in the physical and emotional transitions of care.
  • Provides initial care of emergencies and arranges for continuing definitive care.
  • Consults and collaborates with members of the health care team and with families in the assessment and management of health care problems and in the physical and emotional transitions of care.
  • Provides input to the development, revision and implementation of protocols, policies, and standard procedures and to the identification of program goals, objectives and chances.
  • Actively participates in Quality Assurance and Safety Programs.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served, including knowledge of principles of growth and development and psychosocial characteristics and interventions for infant (0-1 year), child (1-5 years), school age (6-12 years), adolescent (13-17 years), young adult (18-45 years), middle adult (46-60 years), older adult (60+ years).
  • Age-specific patient needs that employee is required to understand and meet for infant (0-1 year), child (1-5 years), school age (6-12 years), adolescent (13-17 years), young adult (18-45 years), middle adult (46-60 years), and older adult (60+ years).
  • Demonstrates the ability to assess, reassess and interpret age appropriate data about the patient’s status in order to identify age-specific needs and provide the care needed.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • High level of skill in maintaining calm, professional, courteous and helpful demeanor in times of stress.
  • Skill in making appropriate decisions to benefit patients and meet company objectives.
  • Ability to prioritize work and complete it on a timely basis with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to follow procedures.
  • Ability to deal with change and seek out opportunities to effect change to promote patient care.
  • Strong customer service approach to problem solving situations.
  • Ability to read, write, understand and spell English correctly. Preferred Spanish, as well.


  • Fosters an environment that promotes multidisciplinary team care consisting of trust and cooperation among all staff.
  • Enforces clinic policies and procedures.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all patient and employee information to all except designated employees.
  • Informs Supervising Physician of matters of general interest and problem areas as such are determined or discovered.


  • Displays cheerful demeanor and makes positive comments when on duty.
  • Refrains from participation in harmful gossip, dysfunctional group interactions and divisive behavior.
  • Displays courteous and professional behavior in all interactions with the public.
  • Works cooperatively with other staff members.
  • Displays flexibility in accepting, changing or carrying out assignments.
  • Adheres to dress code expectations, including fragrance-free requirements.
  • Displays sensitivity in a multicultural environment.


  • Successful completion of a physician’s assistant program.
  • Two years’ experience in acute ambulatory care.
  • Certification as a Physician Assistant issued by the California Board of Physician Assistant.
  • Possession of DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration) License
  • Requires problem solving, decision making and critical thinking.
  • Requires excellent leadership, organizational, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be able to work in a self-directed environment, with an ability to work with and lead teams.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) with comprehension of medical terms in both Spanish and English are required.
  • Treat all people with dignity, respect, compassion and integrity at all times (i.e. when speaking on the telephone, to visitors, and company personnel).
  • Performs all other duties as assigned and within the PA scope of care.


  • STANDING/WALKING: Up to 25% of the workday consists of standing/walking on tile and cement floors while performing duties.
  • SITTING: Up to 30% of the workday may be spent sitting documenting, conducting telehealth visits, seeing patients, etc.
  • LIFTING: Lifting may include up to 5 lbs. of items such as charts. 5% of the day involves lifting requiring a full range of motion.
  • CARRYING: Up to 5% of the day may include carrying objects weighing up to 10 lbs.
  • PUSHING/PULLING: Up to 5% of the day may require pushing or pulling equipment, drawers, or carts.
  • CLIMBING: No more than 3% of the time may include climbing one flight of stairs.
  • BALANCING: Up to 1% of the time may be required to use a footstool in retrieving supplies.
  • STOOPING/KNEELING: Up to 5% of the workday is spent stooping or kneeling to open drawers and gathering equipment.
  • BENDING: Up to 25% of the workday may be spent in bending at the waist.
  • CROUCHING/CRAWLING: None required.
  • REACHING/STRETCHING: Up to 3% of the time may require reaching or stretching to retrieve equipment or supplies on shelves.
  • HANDLING: Hand and wrist movement is required 100% of the workday.
  • DEXTERITY: Up to 30% of the workday involves writing or keyboarding, receiving and sending messages.
  • FEELING: Normal tactile feeling is required to perform all job duties.
  • THROWING: none required.
  • TWISTING: Up to 5% of the day may be required in retrieving supplies or equipment.
  • TALKING: Average ability and fluency in English and Spanish is required in communicating with patients, staff, and outside agencies, such as pharmacies and physicians’ offices.
  • HEARING: Average ability is required in answering the telephone or telehealth calls and performing all job duties.
  • SEEING: Average ability is required to read and follow instructions while using a computer.

We offer competitive pay, comprehensive benefits package, including health/dental/vision insurance, retirement plan (403B plan with matching option), paid time off, and professional development opportunities.

If you are a dedicated healthcare professional looking to make a difference in patients’ lives, we encourage you to apply for this position. Please submit your resume highlighting your relevant experience and skills.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $140,000.00 – $180,000.00 per year


  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Healthcare setting:

  • Community health center

Medical specialties:

  • Family Medicine
  • Primary Care


  • 8 hour shift

Application Question(s):

  • What is your desired Salary Range?


  • DEA Certification (Required)
  • Physician Assistant License (Required)

Ability to Relocate:

  • Santa Ana, CA 92701: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person