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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May 22, 2018

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The Inline Group - Bronx, NY

Urban Health Plan, Inc. - Full TimeHours:40-hour week, flexible schedulesEmployedNew GraduatesLanguages Requested: SpanishAverage Patients seen: 20Call Schedule: RotatingLoan RepaymentCompensation: NegotiableBenefits: 40 hour work week with flexible schedule | 20 PTO Days | 6 Sick Days | 10 Paid Holidays | Full Benefits - 100% of cost covered for employee, 50% covered for family by employer | Medical | Dental | Vision | Life |...
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May 22, 2018

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The Inline Group - Farmingville, NY

Medical360 Management NY - Full TimeHours:Monday - Thursday 8 AM - 5 PM | Friday 8 AM - 2 PMEmployedNew GraduatesAverage Patients seen: Varies by LocationCall Schedule: No CallLoan RepaymentSign-On BonusCompensation: $85K - $125K | Based on Experience | Productivity Bonus Potential | Sign-On and Relocation NegotiableBenefits: Health | 401k | Malpractice | CME Time and AllowanceAdditional Info: Positions available...
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May 22, 2018

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The Inline Group - Farmingville, NY

Medical360 Management NY - Full TimeHours:Monday - Thursday 8 AM - 5 PM | Friday 8 AM - 2 PMEmployedNew GraduatesAverage Patients seen: Varies by LocationCall Schedule: No CallLoan RepaymentSign-On BonusCompensation: $85K - $125K | Based on Experience | Productivity Bonus Potential | Sign-On and Relocation NegotiableBenefits: Health | 401k | Malpractice | CME Time and AllowanceAdditional Info: Positions available...
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May 22, 2018

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An esteemed Clinic - Outpatient in , MA is looking for a best in class Travel NP or PA for a Internal Medicine assignment. Quick Facts: Specialty(s): Internal Medicine ; Facility Type: Clinic - Outpatient; Location: , MA. Job Description: VA, Disability & Occupational Health Examinations Seeking Travelers Only one (1) state medical license...
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May 22, 2018

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An esteemed Clinic - Outpatient in , HI is looking for a best in class Travel NP or PA for a Family Practice assignment. Quick Facts: Specialty(s): Family Practice ; Facility Type: Clinic - Outpatient; Location: , HI. Job Description: VA, Disability & Occupational Health Examinations Seeking Travelers Only one (1) state medical license...
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May 22, 2018

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An esteemed Clinic - Outpatient in , KS is looking for a best in class Travel NP or PA for a Internal Medicine assignment. Quick Facts: Specialty(s): Internal Medicine ; Facility Type: Clinic - Outpatient; Location: , KS. Job Description: VA, Disability & Occupational Health Examinations Seeking Travelers Only one (1) state medical license...
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May 22, 2018

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An esteemed Clinic - Outpatient in , OH is looking for a best in class Travel NP or PA for a Occupational Medicine assignment. Quick Facts: Specialty(s): Occupational Medicine ; Facility Type: Clinic - Outpatient; Location: , OH. Job Description: VA, Disability & Occupational Health Examinations Seeking Travelers Only one (1) state medical license...
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May 22, 2018

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NEXTLocums - Williston, ND

An esteemed Clinic - Outpatient in Williston, ND is looking for a best in class Travel NP or PA for a Internal Medicine assignment. Quick Facts: Specialty(s): Internal Medicine ; Facility Type: Clinic - Outpatient; Location: Williston, ND. Job Description: Primary Care - Locum Tenens Williston, ND Social Security Exams...
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May 22, 2018

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An esteemed Clinic - Outpatient in , NE is looking for a best in class Travel NP or PA for a PMR assignment. Quick Facts: Specialty(s): PMR ; Facility Type: Clinic - Outpatient; Location: , NE. Job Description: VA, Disability & Occupational Health Examinations Seeking Travelers Only one (1) state medical license required Opportunities...
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May 22, 2018

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NEXTLocums - , NY

An esteemed Clinic - Outpatient in , NY is looking for a best in class Travel NP or PA for a Internal Medicine assignment. Quick Facts: Specialty(s): Internal Medicine ; Facility Type: Clinic - Outpatient; Location: , NY. Job Description: VA, Disability & Occupational Health Examinations Seeking Travelers Only one (1) state medical license...
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May 22, 2018

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NEXTLocums - Grand Forks, ND

An esteemed Clinic - Outpatient in Grand Forks, ND is looking for a best in class Travel NP or PA for a Internal Medicine assignment. Quick Facts: Specialty(s): Internal Medicine ; Facility Type: Clinic - Outpatient; Location: Grand Forks, ND. Job Description: Primary Care - Locum Tenens Grand Forks, ND...
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May 22, 2018

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NEXTLocums - Portage, WI

An esteemed Corrections in Portage, WI is looking for a best in class Travel NP or PA for a Psychiatry assignment. Quick Facts: Specialty(s): Psychiatry ; Facility Type: Corrections; Location: Portage, WI. Job Description: ; Requirements: BC/BE:
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May 22, 2018

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NEXTLocums - Oakland, CA

An esteemed Hospital in Oakland, CA is looking for a best in class Travel NP or PA for a Occupational Medicine assignment. Quick Facts: Specialty(s): Occupational Medicine ; Facility Type: Hospital; Location: Oakland, CA. Job Description: ; Requirements: BC/BE:
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May 22, 2018

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An esteemed Clinic - Outpatient in , WI is looking for a best in class Travel NP or PA for a Occupational Medicine assignment. Quick Facts: Specialty(s): Occupational Medicine ; Facility Type: Clinic - Outpatient; Location: , WI. Job Description: VA, Disability & Occupational Health Examinations Seeking Travelers Only one (1) state medical license...
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May 22, 2018

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An esteemed Clinic - Outpatient in , MO is looking for a best in class Travel NP or PA for a General Practice assignment. Quick Facts: Specialty(s): General Practice ; Facility Type: Clinic - Outpatient; Location: , MO. Job Description: VA, Disability & Occupational Health Examinations Seeking Travelers Only one (1) state medical license...
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May 22, 2018

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An esteemed Clinic - Outpatient in , PA is looking for a best in class Travel NP or PA for a Occupational Medicine assignment. Quick Facts: Specialty(s): Occupational Medicine ; Facility Type: Clinic - Outpatient; Location: , PA. Job Description: VA, Disability & Occupational Health Examinations Seeking Travelers Only one (1) state medical license...
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May 22, 2018

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An esteemed Clinic - Outpatient in , IA is looking for a best in class Travel NP or PA for a Internal Medicine assignment. Quick Facts: Specialty(s): Internal Medicine ; Facility Type: Clinic - Outpatient; Location: , IA. Job Description: VA, Disability & Occupational Health Examinations Seeking Travelers Only one (1) state medical license...
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May 22, 2018

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An esteemed Clinic - Outpatient in , OH is looking for a best in class Travel NP or PA for a Internal Medicine assignment. Quick Facts: Specialty(s): Internal Medicine ; Facility Type: Clinic - Outpatient; Location: , OH. Job Description: VA, Disability & Occupational Health Examinations Seeking Travelers Only one (1) state medical license...
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May 22, 2018

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An esteemed Clinic - Outpatient in , OR is looking for a best in class Travel NP or PA for a Family Practice assignment. Quick Facts: Specialty(s): Family Practice ; Facility Type: Clinic - Outpatient; Location: , OR. Job Description: VA, Disability & Occupational Health Examinations Seeking Travelers Only one (1) state medical license...
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May 22, 2018

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NEXTLocums - , VA

An esteemed Clinic - Outpatient in , VA is looking for a best in class Travel NP or PA for a PMR assignment. Quick Facts: Specialty(s): PMR ; Facility Type: Clinic - Outpatient; Location: , VA. Job Description: VA, Disability & Occupational Health Examinations Seeking Travelers Only one (1) state medical license required Opportunities...
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