Physician Assistants

How to Get Your First Physician Assistant Job

Posted By:   Posted On: March 25th, 2019

Physician Assistants (PAs) play an essential role in providing patient care alongside or in place of Physicians. These medical support professionals are needed all over the United States as more and more health facilities are constructed to match the medical needs of thriving communities. Here at Desert Medical Careers, we work closely with Physician Assistants [&hellip


Now’s the Time to Get a Healthcare Job in Phoenix!

Posted By:   Posted On: October 22nd, 2018

If you are a healthcare worker in the Phoenix Metro Area and you’re thinking about getting a new job, we highly recommend beginning your job search now. The fall in Arizona is a hectic time of year for healthcare jobs because this is when our winter visitors are back for the season. This means that [&hellip


Best Physician Assistant Jobs by Desert Medical Careers

Posted By:   Posted On: October 27th, 2017

Desert Medical Careers has been placing physician assistants in a wide variety of jobs for over 20 years. Many times we are asked what are the “best” jobs in a field. It’s been our experience that the best physician assistant jobs can be ranked a number of ways, including the best paying longest lasting best [&hellip


Physician Assistant vs Nurse Practitioner: What’s the Difference?

Posted By:   Posted On: April 19th, 2016

As a staffing agency for Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners, we frequently get asked what is the difference between these two highly popular professions. Pay is Similar According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics as of May 2015, the national mean yearly pay for a Physician Assistant is $99,270 and the mean yearly pay for [&hellip


Surgical Physician Assistants’ Job Growth and Education Path

Posted By:   Posted On: February 18th, 2016

Pay and Job Growth for Surgical Physician Assistants There are over 35,000 surgical physician assistants working in the United States. The field of Physician Assistants is anticipated to grow by 30% between 2014 and 2024, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and according to the American Association of Surgical Physician Assistants, surgical PAs are [&hellip


What Does a Physician Assistant Do?

Posted By:   Posted On: December 17th, 2015

Desert Medical Careers works closely with Arizona Physician Assistants to help them find the best jobs possible. Because we work so closely with Physician Assistants and facilities that hire them, we are aware of many details about this lucrative healthcare career that many aren’t. So we thought we would answer the question we commonly hear [&hellip


Physician Assistants: Arizona Salaries, Job Outlook, and PA Week 2014

Posted By:   Posted On: September 16th, 2014

We are soon approaching Physician Assistants’ Week. In light of this yearly celebration of PAs throughout the nation, we thought we’d highlight this excellent career. Physician Assistants’ History The Physician Assistant profession was first proposed to the American Medical Association in 1961 and the first graduating class of Physician Assistants was in 1967. The curriculum [&hellip


Physician Assistant Programs in Arizona

Posted By:   Posted On: August 8th, 2014

Physician Assistants made a median of $90,930 in May, 2012, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Also according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job opportunities will continue to grow for Physician Assistants through 2012 at a much higher rate than most positions. The Path to Becoming a Physician Assistant To become a [&hellip


Top Healthcare Jobs

Posted By:   Posted On: May 20th, 2014

Healthcare jobs are on the rise and are only expected to continue to grow in demand to the tune of 5.6 million jobs by 2020 with an annual growth of 3%, the largest growth rate of any sector, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Due to the necessity of these jobs, it’s no wonder [&hellip


Who should use a recruiter?

Posted By:   Posted On: November 18th, 2013

If you are employed and looking to make a move, working with a recruiter can be a good way to conduct a job search with some confidentiality. It’s not always ideal to have your current employer aware that you are looking to find a new job. Conducting a passive job search through a recruitment firm [&hellip


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