Physician Assistant

  • Visalia, California
  • Mar 08, 2024
Full Time Accounting and Finance Public Health
  • Salary: $113,990.00 - $138,923.00 Annually USD Annually
  • Salary Top: 138923 USD Annually

Job Description

This is a continuous recruitment and can be closed at any time without notice.

Are you looking topractice medicine and maintain a positive work-life balance? A career with theHealth & Human Services Agency (HHSA) allows you to focus on providingquality care without the burdens of maintaining an unrealistic patient load andschedule. Here, in a supportive, collaborative environment, and in conjunctionwith a dedicated physician, you will deliver primary care to our diversepatient population. HHSA is currently recruiting for multiple vacancies for PhysicianAssistants in the Public Health Branch. This recruitment will establish anemployment list to fill immediate and future vacancies throughout TulareCounty's Visalia Health Care Center.

The Tulare County PublicHealth Care Centers offer a progressive and innovative working environment forour employees while providing comprehensive health care in the community.Services offered to the community include family and internal medicine,pediatrics, and women's health. These positions are responsible for performingphysical screening assessments, accurately diagnosing common medical problems,and initiating treatment or making referrals to a physician as indicated. Thesuccessful candidate will work collectively and collaboratively in amulti-disciplinary team setting, acting as a liaison between the Public Health Branchand other organizations. Visalia and Farmersville Health Care Centers areFederally Qualified Health Care (FQHC) look-alike clinics and authorizedNational Health Service Corp (NHSC) sites. Mid-level providers accepting a positionin these sites may qualify to apply for a loan repayment of up to $50,000 for atwo-year work commitment. For more information on the loan repayment program,visit .

Typical Duties

Key Responsibilities
  • Ability to accurately diagnose common medical problems and initiate treatment or make referral to physician as indicated
  • Skill to recognize and evaluate situations that call for a physician's immediate attention and, when necessary, initiate treatment procedures
  • Experience with accurately documenting findings, notes, and results in an Electronic Health Records system
  • Maintaining effective working relationships with patients, public, staff, and other departments and agencies
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Team oriented; dedicated to collaborative and collective accomplishments consistent with the Agency's priorities and goals
  • Responsive, with a public service and project-delivery focus
  • Committed to cultural competency in theory and practice

Employment Standards

Required Qualifications
Candidates must meet the qualifications listed below by the application deadline .
  • Graduation from an accredited college or university Physician Assistant program
  • Possession of a Certificate or Letter of Approval to practice as a Physician Assistant issued by the California Board of Medical Examiners

Additional Information

  • Ability to earn up to $25,000 per year as a participant of our Incentive Plan
  • Monday-Friday schedule (half a Saturday once a month)
  • Voluntary participation in deferred compensation plans (457K plan) employer match up to $1,500 annually
  • Relocation allowance up to $3,500
  • And much more...please refer to the Benefits tab
For more information about this position and Tulare County, please review the Physician Assistant flyer .

Conditions of Employment
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid California driver's license. The selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol screening; furthermore, a background investigation may be conducted. Some job classes may also require a physical examination.
Student Loan Forgiveness
  • This position may qualifying position for student loan forgiveness through the College Cost Reduction and Access Act (CCRAA). Only student loan payments made after October 1, 2007, and in a qualified repayment plan are eligible. For more information you are encouraged to speak with your student loan servicer or visit: .

Bargaining Unit 6

The information listed is a general summary of benefits. These provisions do not constitute an expressed or implied contract and are subject to change.

Benefit Amount: An annualbenefit amountis provided and may be applied towards health insurance premiums (medical, dental, vision andlife).This benefit is pro-rated and paid on a pay period basis (24 pay periods).

Health Insurance: A choice of PPO and HMOmedical plans which include PPOand HMO dental plans andinclude dentalandvision coverage. Dependent coverage is available. Providers include Anthem Blue Cross, Kaiser Permanente, Delta Dental, andVision Services Plan (VSP).

The retirement plan is a defined benefit plan administered pursuant to the 1937 Act County Employees Retirement Act and integrated with Social Security. In addition to ordinary retirement benefits, the plan provides disability and death benefits. Retirement contributions are made by both the County and the employee. The County has reciprocity with the State of California, contracting PERS agencies, and all County 1937 Act Retirement Systems.

Paid Holiday Leave: 12 set days and 1 personal holiday.

Vacation Accrual:

2 weeks per year (0-3 years of service)
3 weeks per year (3-7 years of service)
4 weeks per year (7-11 years of service)
5 weeks per year (11+ years of service)
Limit of 300 hours.

Sick Leave Accrual: 12 days per year with unlimited accumulation, 50 hours of which may be used toward family sick leave.

Group Term Life Insurance and AD&D: $10,000; Provided by Standard Insurance Company.

Disability Insurance:
Employees are covered by State Disability Insurance. The premium is paid by the employee.

Deferred Compensation: A voluntary deferred compensation plan is available.

To view more detailed descriptions of Tulare County's benefits, please view the Benefits section of our Web site at

The Provisions Of This Bulletin Do Not Constitute An Expressed Or Implied Contract And Are Subject To Change.

Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Base Pay


Job Address

Visalia, California United States View Map