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Location: Salinas, California
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: CPA
Monterey County Health Department
Salinas, CA 93906
Clinic Physician Assistant
$11,378 - $15,533 Monthly
SUMMARY OF POSITION
The Monterey County Health Department, Clinic Services Bureau is seeking to fill Clinic Physician Assistant positions.
The Clinic Services Bureau operates ten clinics and provides care to the medically underserved population in Monterey County. The mission of the Bureau is to provide quality primary medical care services for all residents of Monterey County regardless of the ability to pay and assures that high quality services are provided at the lowest possible cost. Monterey County Health Department clinics are located in Salinas, Seaside, and Marina and provide family practice, women's health, internal medicine, pediatric, behavioral health, and specialty services.
The Clinic Services Bureau operates eight Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) clinics and two satellite clinics, including the Alisal Health Center, Seaside Family Health Center, Monterey County Health Clinic at Marina, NIDO Clinic, four Laurel Clinics located in Salinas, which include Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Vista and Pediatrics, and two Bienestar behavioral health integration clinics in Seaside and Salinas.
The Clinic Physician Assistant will provide primary care services in an ambulatory outpatient clinic setting. Incumbent will perform comprehensive medical assessment of patients and establish medical diagnosis for patients, both independently and in collaboration with physicians and other health care professionals. Clinic Physician Assistant may indirectly supervise Medical Assistants, and address action items according to medical standards and clinic policies and procedures.
The Eligible List established by this recruitment process will be used to fill current and future vacancies on a regular full-time, part-time, or temporary basis.
Examples of Duties
x-rays, blood counts, chemistry panels, lipid panels, liver function tests, medical levels, EKG, etc.
THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE:
Will have a proven track record demonstrating the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Thorough Knowledge of:
Skill and Ability to:
Examples of Experience/Education/Training
Any combination of training, education, and/or experience which provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities and required conditions of employment listed above is qualifying. An example of a way these requirements might be acquired is:
Successful completion of approved Physician Assistant training program leading to licensure as a Physician Assistant issued by the Physician Assistant Committee of the Medical Board of California.
Three to five years of experience as a Physician Assistant with demonstrated ability to provide the full scope of care for ambulatory patients, with little supervision in the areas of specialty.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
The required conditions of employment include, but are not limited to the following:
Monterey County offers an excellent benefits package. To view the H Unit Benefit Summary please visit our website Benefits Summary Sheet. This information is not legally binding, nor does it serve as a contract. The benefits listed in the Monterey County Personnel Policies and Practices Resolution or Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) prevail over this listing.
On July 30, 2021 the County of Monterey Board of Supervisors took action to mandate COVID-19 vaccination for all employees to include new hires. The vaccination requirement is in accordance with Section 25 of the County of Monterey Emergency Response Manual and COVID-19 Prevention Program Link. Applicants who accept employment with the County of Monterey, will be required to be fully vaccinated. However, individuals may request medical or religious exemptions and will be required to complete the appropriate request and certification forms for review and approval no later than their start date. Medical /Religion.
As a condition of employment, prospective employees may be required to submit to a background review which may include a review of information concerning present and/or prior employment, driving record, and record of any criminal convictions. Employment is contingent upon acceptable documentation verifying identity and authorization for employment in the U.S.; a list of acceptable documents is available on the USCIS Form I-9. If you are hired into this classification in a temporary position, your rate of pay will be hourly, and you will not be eligible for the benefits listed in the summary
Application and Selection Procedures
Apply on-line at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/montereycounty/jobs/3741115/clinic-physician-assistant?page=2&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
Hard copy applications may be obtained from and submitted during normal business hours,
Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM by contacting:
Attn: Human Resources
1270 Natividad Road
Phone: (831) 755-4618 Fax: (831) 775-8084
The selection process is tentative, and applicants will be notified if changes are made. To assess applicants’ possession of required qualifications, the examination process may include an oral examination, pre-examination exercises, performance examination, and/or written examination. The competitive examination process includes submittal of required application materials. A complete application package will include:
Applicants who fail to provide all required materials by the final filing deadline will not be considered. Resumes, cover letters, letters of interest, and other correspondence will not be accepted as a substitute for required application materials. All required application materials will be competitively evaluated. Those applicants that are determined to be the most appropriately qualified will be invited to participate further in the selection process.
Monterey County is a drug-free workplace and an equal opportunity employer.