Take the Next Step in Your Physician Assistant Career

Physician Assistants are in-demand, with a hiring need expected to grow by over 30% in the next decade. Along with the need to fill Physician Assistant positions, the responsibilities of these key medical professionals continue to evolve as well, as Physician Assistants gain more authority in patient care.

When it's time to take the next step in your career as a Physician Assistant, PracticeMatch makes it easy to search for, apply to and obtain a new Physician Assistant career opportunity that aligns with your personal and professional goals.

Along with offering a free, secure & confidential national database of Physician Assistant positions you're qualified for, we help along the way, offering resources like online curriculum vitae (CV) management, job search tips and local career fairs to help you improve the chances of obtaining your next Physician Assistant job.

What Does It Take to Become a Physician Assistant?

Becoming a physician assistant typically involves successfully completing a Master's program from an accredited institution. There are approximately 200 accredited educational programs nationwide for Physician Assistants to choose from, and this degree can be obtained in as little as two years. Along with completing a Master's program, Physician Assistant positions require a license obtained by passing the Physician Assistant National Certifying Examination (PANCE).

Common Responsibilities of a Physician Assistant

Physician Assistants are hands-on medical professionals who share patient responsibility and work under a doctor's supervision. The responsibilities of Physician Assistants continue to grow, as state medical boards allow them to complete more and more procedures on their own.

Physician Assistant Jobs may entail performing exams, aiding in diagnosis, recording patient health history, developing treatment plans and helping advise doctors. Physician Assistant positions are available in a wide range of medical institutions, including hospitals, clinics and private practices.

Physician Assistant Salary Information

Most PA jobs are full time positions typically in the six-figure range. Salary figures for Physician Assistants vary depending on the type of organization. To get top dollar as a Physician Assistant, you may want to consider relocating. View the top 5 paying states for PA jobs.

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PracticeMatch is here to match you with a rewarding Physician Assistant Job that aligns with your personal and professional expectations.

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Jumpstart your Physician Assistant career search with PracticeMatch. Our job board features hundreds of Physician Assistant job opportunities posted directly by eager-to-hire hospitals, health systems, private practices, clinics and academic institutions across the nation.

With PracticeMatch, the opportunities for growing your PA career are endless. Explore Physician Assistant positions across the country below!

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