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Physician's Assistant (PA), Orthopedic Surgery, (Sonoma), Full Time, Days
MarinHealth Medical Center MarinHealth Medical Network Orthopedics, CA
$130k-144k (estimate)
Full Time | Ambulatory Healthcare Services 7 Months Ago

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MarinHealth Medical Center is Hiring a Physician's Assistant (PA), Orthopedic Surgery, (Sonoma), Full Time, Days Near MarinHealth Medical Network Orthopedics, CA

About MARINHEALTH a UCSF Affiliate:

MarinHealth Medical Network is a medical foundation representing the physicians, their care teams and office staff, who previously operated under Prima Medical Foundation or the Marin Healthcare District. With a network of clinics across many different medical specialties throughout Marin and Southern Sonoma County, MarinHealth Medical Network functions as an extended family of healthcare advocates who take pride in knowing that we aren't just making a living; we're making a positive impact on the health of our patients and their families. Come and join us in touching and transforming lives every day!

External hires are subject to a background check and pre-employment medical screen. Qualified applicants with arrest records and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal, state and local laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability status and any other classifications protected by federal, state & local laws.


This position is for a physician assistant supporting the UCSF-MarinHealth Musculoskeletal Service, as a team member with the UCSF Orthopedic Surgery program at MarinHealth Medical center/network. The position is anticipated to include inpatient and outpatient care as well as assistance in the operating room. It will be primarily located in Marin County at locations to include MarinHealth Medical Center, outpatient clinics, and ambulatory surgery centers. The physician assistant will work with multiple attending physicians, and will evolve with growth of the program as a team member.



- Completion graduation from an accredited Physician Assistant Program.

- Completion of a surgical residency preferred.

- Must be certified by the National Commission on Certification and licensed in the State of California.


- At least 5 years of PA experience.

- Prior experience in medical office environment.

- Experience in Orthopedics preferred.


- Must hold an active and current California Physician Assistant License (PA)

- California driver’s license

- Must hold current national board certification by first day of work and maintain. 

- Must hold an active and transferable DEA license to California as required by the clinical specialty. 

- Must be eligible for payer enrollment with CMS Medicare and Medicaid.

- Must hold current AHA BLS and ACLS as minimum requirement.



General Clinical Duties

Work with the physicians/surgeons/colleagues and other clinical and administrative staff to ensure efficient patient management based on accepted practice, including but not limited to, performing histories and physicals, pre-operative planning/coordinating with anesthesia/outside providers and PCPs as applicable, responding to change in patient status, providing needed prescriptions/evaluations/referral/treatments as permitted under their delegation of services agreement. Provide home health services and DME, DMV evaluations, referrals, consultations, PT, and order radiographic or diagnostic requests, specialized treatment privileges (e.g. chemotherapy with privilege certification). May also provide patient education, and arrange follow-up appointments.

Performs clinical assessments and management services on Orthopedic patients which includes interpretation of a history and physical exam.

Coordinates perioperative patient care including the following roles:

  1. Performs pre-operative history and physical examinations.
  2. Facilitates patient education.
  3. Initiates pre-and-post-operative orders (subject to authorization/co-signature of responsible physician).
  4. Makes daily rounds on in-hospital patients as needed to evaluate patient progress and enter notes in chart, which will be countersigned by the physician.
  5. Makes daily rounds on weekends as set by a pre-determined schedule and as necessary
  6. Dictates discharge summaries.
  7. Removes sutures, staples, and drains; change dressings and performs appropriate wound care.
  8. Assesses patients based on standardized protocols.
  9. Assists in the operating room
  • Works with the practice assistants to address patient queries under the guidance of the supervising physician. Response to patients shall be timely
  • Serves as assistant during specified orthopaedic surgical procedures.
  • Does literature searches and participates in clinical investigations and education.
  • Manages prophylaxis, post-operative and pain medication management.
  • Responds to My Chart, In-Basket inquiries in a timely manner, no later than 24 hours.
  • To evaluate, assess and create a documented plan of treatment per patient’s presenting HPI or established plan of care under the collaboration/supervision of an attending physician.
  • To answer clinically relevant patient medical advice calls or during bedside communications or coordination with health care professionals, patients and their families as necessary. 
  • To independently or in a shared visit model, evaluate routine, acute, critical, new patients, or specialty consultations when needed or required and discuss with attending and staff as appropriate.
  • Be able to interpret and act upon ordered tests, procedures, and radiographic studies.
  • To assist in formulating and implementing protocols to improve efficiency in the clinical specialty.
  • Effectively communicate with family or patients in person, telephone and/or other electronic modalities in a timely manner. 
  • Initiates consultations and monitors scheduling by patients for special tests.
  • Consults with attending physician as needed, when patient requests it, or if the patient’s problem is beyond his/her scope of clinical management.
  • Evaluate for initial management of inpatient and emergency room consults when necessary and to assist the attending physician with management of consults as necessary.
  • Closes all encounters within 48 hours in Apex.
  • Performs other duties as set in the “Scope and Setting of Practice”


  • Demonstrates ability to work cooperatively with others.
  • Maintains open communication channels with all members of the health care team.
  • Communicates well with patients and families.
  • Knowledgeable about and adheres to all applicable Medical Center and department specific infection control, health and safety policies and procedures, including annual safety training.
  • Maintain a safe, clean, and functional work environment.
  • Exemplary customer service is required.
  • Must be able to document competent performance of the skills required to perform in the role described.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, professional, computer and interpersonal skills to effectively interact with a diverse professional and patient population. 


  • To assist in formulating and implementing protocols to improve efficiency in the clinical specialty/service/pathways. Engage in a timely and efficient discharge of patients on the inpatient service for which you are responsible. Assist in coordinating patient transfers within and outside UCSF Health according to policy.
  • May be required to act as first assist in the OR.

Behavioral Standards:

We have adopted the following standards of behavior in addition to the job responsibilities listed above so we can create and maintain an optimal workplace environment. Your application for this position assumes you agree with and can maintain the following workplace values:

  • Exceptional customer service
  • Professionalism on the phone, in person, and with each other
  • Respectful communication with patients, vendors, volunteers, and co-workers
  • Effective teamwork
  • Ability to maintain a safe work environment
  • A positive attitude
  • A good sense of humor and fun in the workplace
  • Support of each other, the patients, and the practice

MarinHealth remains committed to the health and safety of our employees, patients, and the entire community. As such, MarinHealth requires employees to receive all required immunizations, including, MMR, flu (seasonal availability), and COVID-19 vaccine booster, as a condition of employment and annually thereafter, as required. Any exemptions from these requirements may be granted for limited and specific situations

Job Summary


Full Time


Ambulatory Healthcare Services


$130k-144k (estimate)









25 - 50






$50M - $200M


Ambulatory Healthcare Services

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About MarinHealth Medical Center

MarinHealth Medical Center, formerly known as Marin General Hospital, this beloved institution has been meeting our communitys healthcare needs since 1952 as an award-winning, full-service, not-for-profit hospital. Our mission and our pride is providing the people of Marin with the healing care they want and deserve. Many Marin County residents choose to live here because they appreciate the healthy lifestyle and transformative natural environment. Our philosophy of care is very much in tune with these values. We are dedicated to treating the whole patient mind, body and spirit, and our pat...ient-centric approach to care focuses on each patients needs, goals, and satisfaction. MarinHealth Medical Center offers advanced medical expertise, state-of-the-art technology, and treatments in an exceptionally healing environment. We are currently constructing a state-of-the-art new building, planned for opening in 2020. We also give our patients the opportunity to complement their medical treatment with Integrative Wellness services. The building of our new hospital. Backed by the support of the citizens of Marin County, we are in the midst of constructing an advanced, seismically safe new hospital that will provide an unparalleled healing environment for both patients and staff. Visit this site to learn more about the new building: More
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