Bend Hernia Center is the only surgical practice in Central Oregon focusing on the diagnosis and treatment of hernias.  Because of growing demand, a Physician Assistant is needed for the following position:

  1. First assist the operating room
  1. Provider support in clinic as well as independent patient care duties. Collaborates with physician and other caregivers to manage the acute and long-term surgical needs of patients.  Provides monitoring and supports continuity of care between physician visits.  Maintains and reviews patient records, charts, and other pertinent information, documenting clearly and concisely.
  1. Triage incoming and outgoing referrals, providing consultation with patients and/or referring physicians as needed.
  2. Participate in QI initiatives and assist with database management and reporting.
  3. Communicates effectively and professionally with colleagues, patients, physicians, and administration.
  4. No ER / Hospital call.

Bend Hernia provides a competitive compensation package including the following:


  1. Salary range dependent on experience, with opportunity for incentive based bonuses.
  2. Heath coverage
  3. 401k
  4. CME
  5. Professional liability
  6. Licensing and professional fees
  7. PTO


  1. 2+ years of experience as a specialty PA.
  2. Successful completion of an approved Physician Assistant program with certification and active or eligible for licensure in Oregon.
  3. Eligible for privileging at St. Charles Medical Center and the Bend Surgery Center.
  1. Experience in general surgery, laparoscopic surgery, and robotic surgery preferred.
  2. Experience with EMR systems (eCW and Epic preferred).
  3. Active DEA license

Learn more about Bend: Bend Oregon is a highly desirable place to live, surrounded by the Cascade mountains you will have access to rivers, lakes, and mountains for year around recreation and activity.

For consideration, please forward your CV and cover letter explaining your interest in this position to