Physician Assistant (PA) Jobs

Physician Assistant is a rapidly growing career choice for those pursuing medical professions, with an estimated growth of 38 percent between 2012 and 2022. PAs see patients under the direction or supervision of a doctor and his or her team. Physician’s assistants can be found in a variety of medical facilities, ranging from OBGYN offices to emergency rooms, and everything in between.

Physician's Assistant Career Outlook

Physician assistants practice medicine under the supervision of physicians and surgeons and are formally educated to examine patients, make diagnoses, and provide treatment. Typical duties of a physician assistant include reviewing patients’ medical histories, conduct physical health exams, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests, educating and counseling patients, recording patient’s progress, assisting in surgery, writing prescriptions, and diagnosing patients.

States with the highest employment level of Physician Assistants are New York, California, Texas, Florida, and Pennsylvania. The median annual wage for a physician assistant is $90,930, with hospitals, outpatient care centers, offices of health practitioners, educational services, and government being the top industries for a physician assistant.

Often, physician assistants are the primary care providers in rural areas. Some physician assistants also make house calls and provide care in nursing homes, before reporting back to the primary care physician. P.A.s are on their feet the majority of the day, making rounds and evaluating patients.

Becoming a Physician's Assistant

To become a physician assistant, one must obtain a master’s degree from an accredited educational program, after earning a bachelor’s degree and having some healthcare-related work experience. Usually, these degrees have a focus in science, and many applicants have prior experience as a registered nurse or paramedic.

Some ideas for healthcare industry experienced include a medical assistant, emergency medical technician, paramedic, Peace Corps volunteer, lab assistant, registered nurse, emergency room technician, surgical tech, or a certified nursing assistant.

All states also require a physician assistant to be licensed. To become licensed, one must pass the Physician Assistant National Certifying Examination (PANCE) from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. To keep a certification, P.A.s must complete 100 hours of continuing education every two years.

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Nov 20, 2019

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The Inline Group - Deland, FL

Family Health Source - Full TimeHours:Monday - Thursday 8 AM - 5:30 PM | Friday 8 AM - 12 PMEmployedAverage Patients seen: 17-22Call Schedule: 1 Month per Year RotationLoan RepaymentCompensation: $95K - $110K plus Bonus Incentives Based on ProductivityBenefits: - 80% Coverage for Employee, 25% Family Coverage for Health/Dental/Vision - Long-Term Disability - 403B...
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Nov 20, 2019
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Barton Associates - VA

An outpatient psychiatry clinic in Virginia is looking for a psychiatric physician assistant to provide locum tenens coverage for approximately one month, beginning as soon as possible. During the assignment, the provider can expect to see and treat patients who are experiencing anxiety, ADHD, schizophrenia, depression, personality disorders, eating disorders,...
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Nov 20, 2019
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Barton Associates - MI

A hospital in Michigan is looking for a physician assistant of cardiovascular and thoracic surgery to provide locum tenens coverage for approximately four months, beginning as soon as credentialed. Typically, the provider can expect to see patients for pre-op exams, suture removal, thoracentesis, chest tube insertion, placement of central venous...
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Nov 20, 2019

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Consilium Staffing - PA

Our client 60 miles west of Harrisburg is looking for a nurse practitioner who can perform workers comp and pre-employment physicals. This clinic sees adults only and use Amazing Charts EMR. NP must have DOT certification or be willing to obtain before start of assignment. Please let us know if you...
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NEXTLocums - Waterbury, CT

An esteemed Hospital in Waterbury, CT is looking for a best in class Permanent PA for a Orthopedic assignment. Quick Facts: Specialty(s): Orthopedic ; Facility Type: Hospital; Location: Waterbury, CT. Job Description: Orthopedic, Physician Assistant- Perm - Waterbury, CT Seeking a full-time Certified Physician Assistant to permanently join an orthopedic...
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Nov 20, 2019

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The Inline Group - Fort Myers, FL

Millennium Physician Group - Full TimeHours:Flexible options availableEmployedAverage Patients seen: 20Call Schedule: Light Call, Phone OnlyCompensation: Starting at $90KBenefits: - Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability - Employer paid Basic Life, EAP, and Telehealth - CME $2,000 with 3 Days - Licensing dues paid by the employer - Malpractice and prior acts...
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Nov 20, 2019

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NEXTLocums - Ashtabula, OH

An esteemed Hospital in Ashtabula, OH is looking for a best in class Permanent PA for a Surgery assignment. Quick Facts: Specialty(s): Surgery ; Facility Type: Hospital; Location: Ashtabula, OH. Job Description: ; Requirements: BC/BE: BC/BE
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The Inline Group - San Francisco, CA

Carbon Health - Full TimeHours:Clinic Hours: 9 AM - 7 PM | 7 Days per Week | 3 Day Work Week | 2 Weekends a MonthEmployedAverage Patients seen: 25 - 30Call Schedule: No CallCompensation: $118,000 - $136,000 | Pay is Determined Based on Your ExperienceBenefits: - Medical/ Dental/Vision - HSA - FSA - 401k with 4% Match - Option to Accrue 112...
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Nov 20, 2019
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Barton Associates - PA

A multi-specialty clinic in Pennsylvania is looking for a physician assistant of cardiovascular and thoracic surgery to provide locum tenens coverage for approximately three months, beginning in January 2020, with a possibility for ongoing extension. During the assignment, the provider can expect to see patients during heart surgery, vascular procedures, aortic...
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Nov 15, 2019

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Delta Locum Tenens - Texas, TX

COVERAGE REQUIREMENTS Physician Assistant (PA) Full-time starting Dec/Jan 1:3 call schedule Vein harvesting experience required POSITION DETAILS Physician Assistant (PA) Cardiothoracic surgery Average 8 patients per day 1 physician and 3 physician assistants Epic EMR BENEFITS Physician Assistant (PA) A++ Malpractice Insurance covered Full travel accommodations provided Weekly direct deposit and online work...
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Nov 20, 2019

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CompHealth - Wenatchee, WA

-Excellent communication and teaching skills -Experience in mentoring, precepting and/ or training students, new graduates, new employees -Knowledge of various equipment used in stress testing and associated software applications, including EPIC and MERGE -Functions independently, with minimal supervision and demonstrates active listening skills, critical thinking skills and keen assessment skills-...
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Nov 18, 2019
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VeloSource - Palm Springs, CA

VeloSource has a new permanent Primary Care opportunity for a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant outside of Palm Springs, CA.- Well-established outpatient practice- Salary of $110K, negotiable for experience- 4 Days clinical, 1 Day Admin- 16-17 PPD- 4 weeks PTO, No weekends, No Holidays- Stipend for Benefits, 401K- Family Medicine...
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Nov 18, 2019
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VeloSource - Syracuse, NY

2 hours outside of Syracuse, New York is a permanent opportunity for a Family Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant.Located in a smaller college town, new grads are starting at $90,000, with experienced NP/PA's compensation being negotiable.- Busy Primary Care Practice- 3.5 hours from New York City- Monday through Friday 8a-5...
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Nov 20, 2019

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The Inline Group - Doylestown, PA

Chalfont Family Practice - Full TimeHours:40 Hours Per Week | 30 Patient Hours Per Week Plus Admin Time | Flexible Scheduling AvailableEmployedNew Graduates Welcome to ApplyAverage Patients seen: 18-22 | 15-minute appointments; 30-minutes physicals/new patientsCompensation: - Base Salary Plus Potential Annual Bonus - To be discussed directly with Chalfont Family PracticeBenefits: - Health...
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Nov 15, 2019

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Delta Locum Tenens - Texas, TX

DATES NEEDED Physician Assistant (PA) May 23 5p to May 28 7a Call Coverage POSITION DETAILS Physician Assistant (PA) East Texas, on Texas/Arkansas State Line Call Coverage 354 beds, Level 3 Endoscopic vein harvesting experience required May have to cover inpatient rounding Will work with one surgeon 2 years of surgery experience Physician Assistant (...
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Nov 19, 2019
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Concorde Staff Source - WA

Concord(e) Physician Source- Pacific Northwest Primary Care We're (e)lated to work with you! Pacific Northwest Outpatient Primary Care Strong Hospitalist Program in place All physician specialties represented for consults Hospital owned PC practice Base of 120K plus production bonus, 5K signing and 25K loan repayment Comprehensive PTO and...
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Nov 18, 2019
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VeloSource - Palm Springs, CA

VeloSource has a permanent outpatient Internal Medicine opportunity for a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant in Southern California.- Salary is $120,000- Monday through Friday outpatient practice- Approximately 16-19 patients per day, adults only (primarily seniors)- Sign-on bonus and relocation expenses negotiable- 20 days PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, 401K...
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Nov 19, 2019

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Alumni Healthcare Staffing - AUSTIN, TX

We have an extremely lucrative Pediatric Urgent Care position available in November and Ongoing. Please see the below details and feel free to reach out if you have any questions.North Austin AreaPediatric Urgent CareNurse Practitioner or Physician AssistantLocal Candidates onlyNovember Dates: 1, 23, 24, 27, 29 + more weekend dates if you're availableWill have shifts...
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Nov 20, 2019
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Barton Associates - DE

A hospital in Delaware is looking for a physician assistant of thoracic surgery to provide locum tenens coverage for approximately six months, beginning in January 2020, with a possibility for ongoing extension. Typically, the provider can expect to see patients while rounding in the ICU, vein harvesting, and during pre/post...
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Nov 15, 2019

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Delta Locum Tenens - Nebraska, NE

COVERAGE REQUIREMENTS Pediatric NeuroSurgery (PEDS NEURO) Starting as soon as credentialed 24-Hour Call Coverage 3-month minimum ongoing POSITION DETAILS Pediatric NeuroSurgery (PEDS NEURO) Comfortable with all General Peds Neurosurge Cases 24-hour call not in-house Level 1 Children’s Hospital Pediatric NeuroSurgery (PEDS NEURO) coverage needed in Nebraska for...
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