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Physician Assistant

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Applicants wishing to earn a PA job will successfully graduate from a master's degree program from an educational program that is accredited. This degree can be obtained in at least two years. There are approximately 200 accredited educational programs nationwide. A physician assistant also needs to be licensed. This means that an individual must pass the Physician Assistant National Certifying Examination (PANCE). Once this exam is passed the physician assistant may rightfully say that he or she is "Physician Assistant-Certified (PA-C)".

Physician Assistant careers are very rewarding and the need for physician assistants to fill PA jobs is on the rise. The job outlook is estimated to increase by 30% which is much faster than average according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. States have been allowing Physician Assistants to perform more procedures. As the PA gains more responsibility over a patient, the demand for this type of medical professional could increase even more.

PA jobs are full time positions in most cases. Only 1 in 5 worked part time in 2014. A Physician Assistant career has plenty of opportunities including where a PA job may be. Physician Assistants may work in physician offices, hospitals, outpatient care centers, for the government, or within educational services. Looking to find a place that pays top dollar for Physician Assistants? You can even check out the top 5 paying states in the nation for PA jobs.

A physician assistant is a healthcare professional who works under a doctor's supervision. He or she takes a part in sharing the responsibility to care for a patient. An individual may perform examinations, aid in the diagnosis of an illness or condition, record a patient's health history, help develop and provide a treatment plan, suture wounds, and educate patients and families on healthcare plans. Tasks performed by a physician's assistant include giving examinations, collecting medical history data of a patients, assisting in treatment, providing advice and input in cases, and more. A physician assistant may be found in hospitals, private practices, clinics, and other healthcare organizations.

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