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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Sep 20, 2017

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The Inline Group - Tuckerton, NJ

Ocean Health Initiative - Full TimeHours:8 Hours per DayEmployedNew GraduatesAverage Patients seen: 25Call Schedule: Very Light After Hour Phone Call | Rotated Between All ProvidersLoan RepaymentCompensation: Competitive With Productivity Bonus PotentialBenefits: Medical/Dental/Vision | 2 CME Days and $1K Allowance | 8 Paid Holidays | 25 PTO Days | Malpractice | 401k | Loan Repayment through NHSC (HPSA: 14)Additional...
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The Inline Group - Wenatchee, WA

Confluence Health - Full TimeHours:(5) 8 Hour Days or (4) 10 Hour DaysEmployedNew GraduatesLoan RepaymentSign-On BonusCompensation: MGMA Competitive | 1 Year Salary GuaranteeBenefits: Full Benefits for Provider and Family | Possible Loan Repayment Through Washington State and Internal FundingAdditional Info: Experience 300 days of sunshine, and four distinct seasons, it's the outdoor enthusiast's dream | Underneath sunny skies...
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The Inline Group - Moscow, ID

Moscow Family Medicine - A Division of Catalyst Medical Group - Full TimeHours:Monday - Friday 8 AM - 5 PMEmployedAverage Patients seen: 20Call Schedule: No CallLoan RepaymentSign-On BonusCompensation: Guaranteed 1st Year | MGMA Competitive | Sign-On and Relocation are NegotiableBenefits: Loan Repayment Options Through Federal and State, or Internally Through the HospitalAdditional Info:...
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The Inline Group - Los Angeles, CA

Central City Community Health Center, Inc. - Full TimeHours:Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PMEmployedNew GraduatesAverage Patients seen: 18 - 20Call Schedule: No CallLoan RepaymentCompensation: Excellent Compensation | Negotiable Depending on Experience | Loan Repayment Potential Through NHSCBenefits: Health | Dental | Vision | Life Insurance | Paid Vacation | Sick Leave | 10 Paid Holidays | 403b | 1 Week for CME...
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The Inline Group - Redlands, CA

Redlands Yucaipa Medical Group, Inc. - Full TimeHours:Monday - Friday 8 AM - 5 PMEmployedNew GraduatesAverage Patients seen: 25Call Schedule: No CallCompensation: Based on Years of Experience.Benefits: 50% of Medical Insurance Covered by the Employer | Dental Insurance | Vision Insurance | 401k | CME AllowanceAdditional Info: Surrounded by gorgeous mountains, Redlands is located approximately 60...
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The Inline Group - Mecca, CA

Clinicas de Salud del Pueblo, Inc. - Full TimeEmployedNew GraduatesAverage Patients seen: 23Loan RepaymentSign-On BonusCompensation: Competitive salary based on experienceBenefits: Medical | Dental | Vision | Life | Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance | Dependent Life | Short Term Disability Insurance | Long Term Disability Insurance | Flexible Spending Account (FSA)Additional Info: Clinicas de Salud del Pueblo,...
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The Inline Group - Coachella, CA

Clinicas de Salud del Pueblo, Inc. - Full TimeEmployedNew GraduatesAverage Patients seen: 23Loan RepaymentSign-On BonusCompensation: Competitive salary based on experienceBenefits: Medical | Dental | Vision | Life | Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance | Dependent Life | Short Term Disability Insurance | Long Term Disability Insurance | Flexible Spending Account (FSA)Additional Info: Clinicas de Salud del Pueblo,...
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The Inline Group - Lumberton, NC

Southeastern Health - Full TimeHours:7 On 7 Off | 12 Hour Shifts | Mostly Night ShiftsEmployedNew GraduatesAverage Patients seen: 18Call Schedule: SharedLoan RepaymentSign-On BonusCompensation: MGMA Competitive | Sign-On Bonus Negotiable | Relocation Assistance up to $10K | Loan Repayment PotentialBenefits: Employer Paid Health Insurance, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance | Dental Insurance Paid by Employee and Employer | Optional...
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Barton Associates - CT

A hospital located in Connecticut is looking for a surgery PA who can provide three months of locum tenens coverage. This position will task the locum with acting as the first assist in the OR and seeing patients for post-op procedures like drains, stapes, sutures, or discharges. This is a...
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Sep 19, 2017
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Alumni Healthcare Staffing - Virginia Beach , VA

Outpatient Client near Virgina Beach is in immediate need of a locum tenens Nurse Practitioner or Physicain Assitant for full time, 40 hours per week, locum tenens coverage.    New grads will be considered.   Active VA license is required for an immediate start.    Patient Census is moderate...
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The Inline Group - Deland, FL

Family Health Source - Full TimeHours:8 AM - 5 PMNew GraduatesAverage Patients seen: 20Call Schedule: Phone Only | Rotated Among 12 ProvidersLoan RepaymentCompensation: $95,000 to $110,000Benefits: Benefits available for provider and family including Healthcare, Dental, Vision, Short-term and Long-term Disability. Providers are eligible for 4 weeks of PTO. CME and License expenses are covered.Additional...
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The Inline Group - Stoneham, MA

AFC Urgent Care - Burlington/Stoneham/Waltham/Bedford - Full TimeHours:Flexible | 6 and 12 Hour Shifts AvailableEmployedCall Schedule: No CallSign-On BonusCompensation: Negotiable Salary Plus Bi-Weekly Productivity Bonuses | Additional Yearly Bonus OpportunitiesBenefits: Unrivaled Benefits Package Includes: 401k With Match | Medical Insurance | Short and Long-Term Disability | Life | CME Time and Allowance | PTO | Sign-On...
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The Inline Group - Dallas, TX

Parkland Health & Hospital System - Full TimeHours:PRNEmployedNew GraduatesCall Schedule: no call.Compensation: Negotiable based on years of experience typically $85K to $106K ($41-$51 an hour)Additional Info: Open to both ANP or FNP
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NEXTLocums - Tukwila, WA

Occupational Medicine/Urgent Care locums 80% Occ Med 20% Urgent Care 20-25 patients per day, Majority of patients are scheduled with a few walk-ins. Seeing adult and geriatric patients DOT exams, physicals, workman’s comp evaluations, travel medicine, eye exams/treatments and bread and butter Urgent Care type patients. Splinting, Laceration treatment...
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The Inline Group - Sarasota, FL

Intercoastal Medical Group, Inc. - Full TimeHours:Mon - Fri 8 AM - 5 PMEmployedNew GraduatesCompensation: Salary $90K+Benefits: Health/Dental/Vision plans available with included Claims Made Malpractice insurance provided by the practice. | All physicians are granted 3 weeks of PTO and 1 week for CME (with up to $2,500 reimbursement for expenses). | 401(k)...
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Odyssey Staffing - , NC

NC Hospital is seeing a Nocturnist Neurosurgery NP/PA for to start within 6 weeks and work full time ongoing. Must have active NC License. 7 On 7 Off (7:00 pm 7:00 am) Inpatient Only No Call Established team of seven neurosurgeons and five providers 24/7 Inpatient support Average TOTAL Inpatient Census: 10-15 Required BLS &...
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Sep 19, 2017

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National Medical Resources - ND

Interviews patients to obtain history, performs physical examinations, orders lab and other tests, prescribes medications and treatments. Provides continuity in managed care for patients with pre-existing long term problems. Provides health maintenance visits, evaluates for immunizations and provides anticipatory guidance and referrals; performs contract and special physical examinations as EPSDT,...
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Odyssey Staffing - , NC

Locum NP/PA needed to work as a Nocturnist on the Neurocritical Care team starting in 6 weeks - ongoing. The successful candidate will perform admissions and discharges, histories and physical exams, and ICU procedures. Required procedures include arterial lines, central lines, and intubation. Also an Active NC license is required....
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Odyssey Staffing - , VA

Locum NP/PA Hospitalist needed in Western VA to start in Mid December & work ongoing. Must have a VA license. Must have 2 years hospitalist specific case logs. Dec. 18, 2017 - Dec. 24, 2017 Night shifts 8p-7a & then Jan. 1, 2018 - ongoing (3 month minimum) to do day shifts 10am-6pm. Critical Access...
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Odyssey Staffing - , NC

Locum PA needed for Family Practice & Dental in Northern NC to start ASAP and work for 3 months with possibility of extending. Must have NC license. Must have NC DEA/CSR, BLS, and ACLS. Will work 3 to 4 days per week (27 hours per week guaranteed) Adult Care, Diabetes Care, Family Planning,...
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