At Sutter Health, our partnerships help us transform care. We are more than 50,000 professionals who are strengthened by compassion, inspired by innovation, and driven to excellence.

The Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF) is part of the Peninsula Coastal Region of Sutter Health, a family of not-for-profit hospitals and physician organizations that share resources and expertise to advance health care quality. PAMF is known for providing world class healthcare services, access to hundreds of medical specialists, advanced electronic health record technologies and the benefits of a coordinated care network with 40+ locations. With over 700,000 patients and countless community members across Alameda, San Mateo, Santa Clara and Santa Cruz counties, we are a dynamic, progressive organization with outstanding growth opportunities. If you’re ready to add your abilities to our broad network of care, come realize your professional potential with Sutter Health.

The Physician Assistant delivers primary health care to adults by assessing physical and psychosocial conditions, such as acute or chronic illness or injuries, and providing medical consultation and treatment under physician supervision. PA practice is per California Physician Assistant regulations and the delegation of service agreement between PA(s) and the supervising physician(s).


Education, including Licensure / Certification / Registration

  • Current CA Physician Assistant license required
  • Current BLS for Healthcare Providers (AHA) required
  • Current DEA License required
  • National certification required
  • CAPA Controlled Substance Certification preferred
  • ACLS preferred


  • 6 months related clinical experience preferred

Primary Location: California, Peninsula/South Bay and Santa Cruz, Capitola
Organization: Palo Alto Medical Foundation
Employee Status: Regular
Benefits: Yes
Position Status: Exempt
Union: No
Job Shift: Day/Evening
Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday
Weekend Requirements: One Weekend Shift a Month
Schedule: Full Time
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80

For further information or to apply, please visit:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity, or expression, ancestry, national origin, age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.