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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Jan 19, 2018

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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 PMEmployedAverage 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 with $1,000...
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The Inline Group - San Antonio, TX

HealthTexas Medical Group of San Antonio - Full TimeHours:Clinic Hours: Monday - Friday 8 AM - 5 PM | Saturdays Optional for Additional IncomeEmployedLanguages Requested: SpanishAverage Patients seen: 16 - 18Call Schedule: No CallSign-On BonusCompensation: Salary Range of $85K - $100K Plus Incentives | Annual Merit Increase | Sign-On Bonus and Relocation Assistance NegotiableBenefits: Employer...
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The Inline Group - Riverside, CA

Landmark Health - Inland Empire - Full TimeHours:Monday - Friday 8 AM - 5 PM or 12 PM - 9 PMEmployedAverage Patients seen: 5 - 6Call Schedule: Rotated | Evening Phone Call OnlyCompensation: Earning Potential of $125K - $130K Plus Bonus Potential of $25K - $26K | Sign-On and Relocation are NegotiableBenefits: Medical/Dental/Vision for...
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The Inline Group - San Francisco, CA

HealthRIGHT 360 - Full TimeHours:Clinic Hours: Monday, Thursday, Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM | Tuesday, Wednesday 10:30 AM - 7:30 PMEmployedAverage Patients seen: 22 - 25Call Schedule: Rotated | LightLoan RepaymentCompensation: Competitive CompensationBenefits: Employer Paid Health, Dental, Life and Accidental Death, Employee Assistance Plan, $1,500 CME Allowance and 5 Days | Optional Benefits Include Vision, Disability, Accidental, FSA, 403b,...
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The Inline Group - Zephyrhills, FL

Florida Medical Clinic, PA - Full TimeHours:40 HoursEmployedNew GraduatesAverage Patients seen: 24Call Schedule: Every 7th WeekendCompensation: $90K | Negotiable | Based on Experience | Eligible for Productivity Bonus at the End of the First YearBenefits: Excellent Benefits PackageAdditional Info: Previous experience in primary care preferred. | Zephyrhills is just outside of Tampa but offers...
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The Inline Group - Zephyrhills, FL

Florida Medical Clinic, PA - Full TimeHours:40 HoursEmployedAverage Patients seen: 24Call Schedule: Every 7th WeekendCompensation: $90K | Negotiable | Based on Experience | Eligible for Productivity Bonus at the End of the First YearBenefits: Excellent Benefits PackageAdditional Info: Must have 1 year of experience. | Zephyrhills is just outside of Tampa but offers a small...
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NEXTLocums - Fayetteville, NC

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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NEXTLocums - bakersfield, CA

Excellent compensation * Travel expenses covered * 'A' rated malpractice insurance * Licensing and credentialing support * Weekly paychecks with Direct Deposit
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NEXTLocums - Oak Bluffs, MA

Primary Care NP/PA - Temp to Perm 13 weeks to Perm 8 am to 4:30 pm M-F $120,000 salary
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NEXTLocums - Williamstown, NJ

Urgent Care - PERM South New Jersey Minimum 3 shifts a week - 8 am to 8 pm 35 patients a shift on average
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NEXTLocums - Carlisle, PA

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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NEXTLocums - San Fidel, NM

Excellent compensation * Travel expenses covered * 'A' rated malpractice insurance * Licensing and credentialing support * Weekly paychecks with Direct Deposit
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NEXTLocums - Muskegon, MI

Excellent compensation * Travel expenses covered * 'A' rated malpractice insurance * Licensing and credentialing support * Weekly paychecks with Direct Deposit
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NEXTLocums - San Jose, CA

Excellent compensation * Travel expenses covered * 'A' rated malpractice insurance * Licensing and credentialing support * Weekly paychecks with Direct Deposit
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NEXTLocums - VICTORVILLE, CA

Excellent compensation * Travel expenses covered * 'A' rated malpractice insurance * Licensing and credentialing support * Weekly paychecks with Direct Deposit
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NEXTLocums - West Orange, NJ

Urgent Care - Locum Tenens - Physician Assistant April 2018 ongoing Weekends
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NEXTLocums - Chester, CA

Excellent compensation * Travel expenses covered * 'A' rated malpractice insurance * Licensing and credentialing support * Weekly paychecks with Direct Deposit
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NEXTLocums - Bakesfield, CA

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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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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NEXTLocums - Baudette, MN

Excellent compensation * Travel expenses covered * 'A' rated malpractice insurance * Licensing and credentialing support * Weekly paychecks with Direct Deposit
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