Careers With CMA

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The California Medical Association (CMA), along with its family of subsidiary organizations and companies, employs more than 100 professional staff in Sacramento and is always recruiting high-performing employees who believe in our mission. An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, CMA staff enjoy competitive salaries, exceptional benefits and a rewarding work environment.

As an employer of over 100 employees, CMA follows federal guidelines requiring mandatory vaccinations for COVID-19. In support of the physicians we serve and as part of our company culture, we believe vaccines are an important tool in safeguarding public health.


"The country is rethinking the fundamentals of health care delivery. At CMA, we get to be at the center of that change, which presents a unique opportunity to make a positive impact."

Senior Vice President, Government Relations and Political Operations

Janus Norman

"Working at CMA is a rewarding experience. Everyone here is incredibly smart, driven and willing to share their knowledge and experiences with others. I love coming to work every day to take on new challenges and learn from my amazing colleagues." 


Stephanie Valencia, CPA

"The most impressive quality about #TeamCMA is the all-hands-on-deck approach to team work. Every employee works hard with shared goals in mind and we all take the opportunity to celebrate victories, big and small."

Director, Human Resources

Spencer Tschida

"Serving in the Center for Governance means creating and maintaining a fair and professional platform for members to engage on important issues and ensure that many perspectives are heard. I am proud to help give a voice to our members and to help turn that passion into action."

Vice President, Governance and Business Administration

Michelle Chapanian

"Organizational culture is very important to me and CMA embodies the most supportive and team-oriented work environment I’ve ever enjoyed. It may sound very cliché, but we truly live the 'work hard, play hard' mantra, and professional and personal growth and fulfillment are taken seriously."

Vice President, Membership, Marketing and Component Relations

Mike Steenburgh

"I have been working at CMA for 38 years. I like working here because it provides a healthy and positive work environment. What I love most about my job is the sense of family around our workplace. Our company truly values people on a personal level, which makes the hardest days just as great."

Senior Accountant, Retired

Brenda Jang


Who Is #TeamCMA?

Open Positions

Accounts Receivable Technician

Enter invoices, receive, and apply payments for the various subsidiaries, funds and special programs of California Medical Association. Assist the Finance department with administrative support.

Executive Assistant, Government Relations

Performs a variety of supervisorial and administrative functions within the Center for Government Relations under the supervision of the Senior Vice President.

System Administrator

CMA is currently seeking an experienced system administrator to join our team. The system administrator must have a deep and broad knowledge of computer software, hardware, and networks. They will be responsible for designing, organizing, modifying, and supporting our company’s computer systems.

Director of Contracting and Medi-Cal Plan Relations

The Director of Contracting and Medi-Cal Plan Relations will be a key member of CMA's Center for Economic Services, advocating for CMA physician members on contracting, reimbursement, and other practice operational issues, with a focus on Medi-Cal and managed care issues. The Director will advocate for members by establishing effective relationships with payors that promote a problem-solving focus on member specific reimbursement, contracting, and policy level issues and creating and maintaining effective liaison relationships with appropriate regulatory bodies and other stakeholders.

Program Director – PHC CalHealthCares Loan Repayment Program

This position will work closely with the CEO and LRP Advisory Council to develop, implement and evaluate the LRP. Further, this position will serve as subject matter expert on workforce development and retention strategies, analyzing trends to achieve the program goals.

Billing and Coding Analyst

The CMA-PSO is looking for a Billing and Coding Analyst to help facilitate transformative change within primary and/or specialty care practices or community health centers. As a Billing and Coding Analyst, you will be responsible for assessing our service vendor partners and partner-practice billing and coding workflow, devising training and materials, facilitating corrective actions, and conducting audits and medical chart reviews.

Administrative Assistant, Human Resources

We are seeking a dynamic candidate for the position of Administrative Assistant of Human Resources, who will perform administrative duties related to the operations of the human resource department.

Employee Benefits



Choose from a wide range of medical plans, including PPO, HMO, dental and vision.


CMA contributes 3% of salary as a safe harbor profit-sharing and matches 401(K) contributions up to 6%. 


Receive reimbursement for parking and public transportation.


Enjoy a 35-hour work week, annual (paid) winter break, 11 holidays, up to 70 sick hours and a minimum of 10 vacation days per year.


Pursue formal education and experiences to add to your personal and professional development.


Contribute to flexible spending plans to cover health care and dependent daycare costs.