Locum Surgery Physician Assistant job in Modesto, CA - Make $90/hr - $120/hr
San Diego, California, United States
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Job Summary

Occupation Physician Assistant
Specialty Surgery-General
Salary $90.00 – $120.00 hourly
Degree Required MPAS/MHS/MMSc/MPH
Position Type Locums/Travel
Work Environment Hospital Clinic/Private Practice
Location Modesto, California, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 5/25/24

Aya Locums has an immediate opening for a 13-week locum Surgery Physician Assistant job in Modesto, CA paying $90/hr - $120/hr.

Job Responsibilities

  • Take medical histories and conduct physical exams.
  • Prescribe medications and manage medication regimens.
  • Perform and interpret diagnostic tests and procedures.
  • Assist in surgeries and other medical procedures.
  • Collaborate with physicians and other healthcare providers to develop treatment plans.
  • Document patient care in EMRs
  • Communicate with patients, families and other healthcare providers.


  • An active and unencumbered physician assistant (PA) license in the state of employment (if a new license is needed for your assignment, Aya Locums can help).
  • The employer will review your Aya Locums profile and compare it against the job qualifications.


  • Clinical decision-making and problem solving.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage a complex patient caseload.
  • Adaptability to work in a variety of medical settings.
  • Knowledge of medical laws and ethics.
  • Ability to interpret and analyze medical data and lab results.
  • Proficiency in electronic medical records and technology.
  • Collaboration and teamwork with other healthcare providers.

Working Hours

  • 5, 8-Hour 19:00 - 07:00

Education Requirements

  • A Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in a relevant field.
  • A Master of Medical Science (MMSc) degree or a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies (MSPAS) degree.
  • National certification from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).
  • Continued medical education (CME) to maintain NCCPA certification and medical licenses.

With Aya Locums, You Get

  • Access to top hospitals and healthcare systems in diverse care settings.
  • Highly competitive, transparent locum tenens pay.
  • Dedicated application and assignment support.
  • In-house credentialing and licensing teams.
  • Travel and lodging coverage.
  • Easy timekeeping and streamlined management of documents.
  • Malpractice coverage and risk management support.
  • Aya may provide other benefits where required by applicable law, including but not limited to reimbursements.

For all employees and employee applicants, Aya is an Equal Employment Opportunity ("EEO") Employer, including Disability/Vets, and welcomes all to apply.