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Advanced Training Program

For Entry-Level Physicians Assistants and Nurse Practitioners, our Advanced Training Program helps equip you while you are getting used to your new position.

How the Advanced Training Program Works

We offer a 6 month program in which we take newly graduated Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants and help them adapt to the flow of clinic. We provide daily clinical case discussions with seasoned physicians who can help their decisions making. Each trainee also has access to a clinical preceptor while they are seeing patients for any questions/concerns or advice they may need. Additionally, we start each trainee at a much slower pace with appointments and provide guidance on how to best utilize the other members of the medical team. As the trainee progresses we gradually ramp up their schedules to those of a full time provider. Finally this program provides the trainees with both increased knowledge and confidence while also ensuring they always have a friendly provider they can call for advice—even after the program ends!

The Best Place to Work for Physicians Assistants

Reasons to Join the Golden Valley Health Centers Team:

Competitive Wages
GVHC offers competitive wages, as much as big city providers or better, and living in the Central Valley will mean a lower cost of living.
Terrific Benefits
Benefits include Sick Leave, Paid Time Off, Medical, Dental, Vision, Educational/Training Expenses, Retirement and more.
Career Advancement
We foster ongoing education and promotion from within. We offer an advanced training program.
Work with the Best
Our forward thinking team creates a culture that attracts the best of the best.
Make a Difference
As a Federally Qualified Health Center, our focus is to make an impact by providing top-notch care to the under-served.
Work for an Innovative Company
We are a progressive company that is transforming healthcare.
Live in a Great Place
Centrally located in California, we enjoy a slower pace of life and lower cost of living, while being close to many CA attractions
Stable Employment
With an operating budget of over $100 million, 38+ health centers, 150,000 patients and 45 years of serving the Central Valley, you can be confident about your future with us.

Live, work, and play in California’s Heartland

Golden Valley Health Centers is located in California’s Heartland. It’s a wonderful place to live and work. Enjoy a lower cost of living, less traffic, and a slower pace of life. Enjoy the local flavor of thriving Arts & Entertainment culture. At the same time, several world class destinations await within driving distance. Explore more of what our valley has to offer:

Local Flavor: Central Valley Festivals
Day Trips to World Class Destinations
Arts & Entertainment
Nearby National Parks
Central Valley Wine Country

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Want to be on a successful team
that changes lives?

We’re a focused, multidisciplinary team of healthcare providers, trained staff, skilled leaders, and volunteers with one common purpose—

To be the premiere health care organization in the nation by developing exceptional teams and providing exceptional experiences to every person we serve.

At Golden Valley Health Centers, we know that the best way to provide exceptional healthcare services for our patients is to find and keep excellent doctors, dentists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, behavioral health clinicians, and professional staff.

We’re always eager to meet bright and dedicated individuals to join our teams in Ceres, Dos Palos, Gustine, Newman, Le Grand, Los Banos, Merced, Modesto, Patterson, Planada, Turlock, and Westley.


Dave Simenson, MD
Merced Suites Clinic
Family Practice

I have had the joy of working for GVHC for over 30 years, and have learned to understand and admire people from many different cultures and backgrounds.  Experiencing Mexican empanadas, Punjabi pastries, and wearing kurtas from India and Pakistan are samples of the wealth of cultural experience here.  I have written insulin doses in Chinese characters for elders who did not understand Arabic numerals.  And the challenge and privilege of taking a healing journey with my patients toward their better health just never grows old.

Danielle Myers, MD
Modesto Robertson Road Clinic
Family Practice

Working at GVHC has given me the ability to live in a “big city that thinks it’s a small town”.  I have the ability to live in a great climate without snow nor humidity – but don’t have to deal with the Bay Area or Southern California housing prices nor traffic.  You are close enough to the Bay area to be able to take a weekend trip to see a play or the Giants game, or go up to the foothills and see the snow.
Golden Valley Health Centers allows flexibility in order to be able to spend quality time with your family and loved ones while still having a fulfilling career as a physician.  You can serve the most grateful, caring population who truly need and appreciate the care you give. 

Jeremy Sy, FNP
Merced Prompt Care Clinic
Family Practice

It is an honor for me to work for the underserved population. It is such a humbling experience. I, myself came from a poor family, from a third world country. For me working in Golden Valley Health Centers is like serving and taking care of my own people. I know where they are coming from. Also, I may have a challenging role right now but I take pride in serving them and in making a difference.

Elaine Soriano, MD
Regional Medical Director, Stanislaus County

I love working at GVHC because of the opportunity of providing quality care to the underserved population. Working here for the past 13 years  did not only  give me the  opportunity  for personal and professional growth but had given me the chance to be a part of its mission and vision.


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