General Surgery Physician Assistant (PA)

Adventist Health
Yuba City, CA
Feb 23, 2021
Mar 25, 2021
Physician Assistant

Preparing for a Career Break

Adventist Health + Rideout is seeking an experienced General Surgery Physician Assistant who, under the direction of the Medical Director and the onsite Supervising Physician, provides and coordinates direct patient care and sees post-op follow ups and some inpatient rounding. Joining a team of 4 General Surgeons and 1 dietician, incoming provider needs to be able to be independent and work alongside a team. General Surgery background/experience as well as bariatric experience is also preferred but not required. This position is full-time, Monday-Friday schedule with working mostly in the ambulatory clinic. Clinic work will consist of 90% post-op follow ups and some new patients. Average patients per day is 8-12.

  • Graduate of a PA educational program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission (ARC)
  • Current California Physician Assistant License
  • Current CPR recognition
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support within 3 months of hire
  • Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) number or proof of application
  • Meets Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to bill Medicare
  • Credentialed through AHRO Medical Staff

Must have the confidence and experience to work independently with diverse patient populations and experience in accessing specialty referrals and community resources. Must have the ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally. Must demonstrate technical competence, professional clinical judgment, communication skills and sensitivity for the patient and family in crisis.

Benefits: Employed through Physicians Network Medical Group (PNMG). We are proud to offer you a competitive benefits package that includes:
  • Competitive salary
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Malpractice coverage
  • CME allowance
  • 401k with matching
  • Vacation/Sick/Holidays
  • License, dues, and subscriptions allowance
  • Relocation reimbursement
Enjoy all that California has to offer with affordable housing, a family-friendly environment, top-notch schools, and access to the big city or the mountains all within a 2-hour drive!
  • Diverse population of over 100,000 and 30 minutes to Sacramento and the international airport
  • Under two hours to some of the best skiing in the world - Lake Tahoe!
  • Three major universities within an hour drive
  • Yearly access to cycling, hiking, hunting and excellent golf
  • Very reasonable cost of living-$240,000 for an average 3-bedroom home
  • Less than 2 hours to San Francisco
  • Acreage and equestrian properties available
  • Excellent public and private schools available
  • Bilingual in Spanish or Punjabi is desirable
  • One-year clinical experience as a Physician Assistant with General Surgery experience
About Adventist Health + Rideout

Rideout is a nonprofit community-based system comprised of the Rideout Regional Medical Center, a 212-bed acute care hospital; the Rideout Emergency Department, a stemi-receiving center and trauma center; the Rideout Cancer Center affiliated with UC Davis Medical Center; 21 outpatient clinics and a host of ancillary services including: senior living and occupational health serving patients throughout Yuba, Sutter and the surrounding region. The health system is staffed by more than 300 physicians, 2,100 employees and 250 volunteers.

For more than one hundred years, Rideout has been caring for the health of our communities and in 2017, the new Adventist Health and Rideout Regional Medical Center building, a 220,000-square-foot world-class healthcare complex, designed to serve the Yuba-Sutter community and our surrounding region, opened its doors. It features the latest in advanced lifesaving technology and was built to provide patients with the best in clinical care, convenience and comfort all supporting our quest to improve the well-being of everyone in our community, regardless of their circumstances or ability to pay.

Adventist Health and Rideout serves a region comprised of Yuba and Sutter counties, with a combined population of 171,533. Yuba and Sutter counties' population growth has outpaced the growth rate in California over the past two decades and is projected to continue.

Marysville and Yuba City lie in Northern California's Sacramento Valley within the Greater Sacramento area, approximately 125 miles northeast of San Francisco and 125 miles west of Reno, Nevada. Nearly 11 million people live within a two-hour drive of the Yuba-Sutter area.

The Yuba-Sutter area offers many recreational opportunities, such as fishing, boating, hunting, water skiing, hiking and camping. Residents enjoy warm, dry summers and moderately cold winters.

Marysville, Yuba City and its neighboring towns offer unique shops, antiques, dining for all tastes, lovely parks and friendly people. Families with children can find local sports teams such as little league, football, soccer, gymnastics, dance and swimming. There are also adult city league sports teams available in both counties, including the Marysville Gold Sox, a collegiate wood bat baseball team that plays in Marysville, California at Colusa Casino Stadium during the summer and are a part of the Great West League.

Nature lovers will enjoy the Sutter Buttes (tours), Beckworth Riverfront Park and other local parks, such as the Gauche Aquatic Park which offers swimming pools, picnic and play areas and walking paths.

Performing arts fans will enjoy The Acting Company - a 74-seat theater, featuring talented regional actors who have garnered many prestigious Sacramento Region Elly Awards. Performances, musical events, poetry readings and multi-cultural celebrations are offered at Yuba Sutter Arts; Fine art galleries are located in both Yuba City and Marysville; Award-winning dance studios offer ballet, tap, hip hop, jazz and modern dance to local youth and adults.

Yuba City hosts the Summer Stroll and Christmas Stroll, Punjabi American Festival, 4th of July Parade and the Sikh Parade. Marysville hosts the Peach Festival and Christmas Parade, as well as the Bok Kai Festival which is the longest continuously running festival in California. There are Christmas parades in nearby Olivehurst and Liveoak. In Wheatland, the Toyota Amphitheater - an outdoor theater, located near Plumas Lake and Wheatland California with the capacity of 18,500 is used for concerts, stage shows and other special events.

Portions of the Plumas and Tahoe National forests sit in Yuba County, providing numerous campgrounds and day-use facilities. Hikers enjoy the Sutter Buttes, the world's smallest mountain range, rising 2,130 feet above sea level in a ten-mile circle in Sutter County

The rivers, lakes, mountains, year-round festivals and fairs, golf courses, community theater, fine dining establishments, bikeways, historic downtown shopping and Yuba-Sutter's own professional-grade Gold Sox and Yuba City Bears baseball teams make the region a wonderful place to live or visit.

From health education classes to life-saving surgery, Adventist Health and Rideout is here to help you feel better. We provide a continuum of health care services for every stage of life such as high-quality care, personalized attention and cost-effective services are all part of our team's top priorities when caring for patients.

We have medical centers throughout the Yuba-Sutter region. Our team is here to provide our patients with care throughout every stage of your life, all while building a relationship built on trust and open communication. Adventist Health + Rideout is seeking an experienced General Surgery Physician Assistant who, under the direction of the Medical Director and the o...