Physician Assistant
U.S. Air Force
Laredo, TX, United States
2d ago

Position Summary

Keeping our Airmen and their families healthy means providing them with effective and efficient healthcare. Licensed to work under the direction of physicians and surgeons, Physician Assistants are key members of Air Force healthcare teams all over the world.

From conducting physical exams to assisting on surgical procedures, they provide a broad range of services to help the Air Force family stay active and return to full health as quickly as possible.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Exercise autonomy in medical decision-making
  • Perform primary medical care and clinical duties under the direction of a physician
  • Deploy to provide medical care in wartime as well as on humanitarian and peacekeeping missions
  • Practice quality patient care, clinical teaching, patient education, research and leadership activities
  • Benefits

    Your effort and commitment is essential to our mission, which is why we provide our Airmen with a benefits package that is unparalleled in the civilian world :

  • 30 days of vacation with pay each year
  • Excellent healthcare coverage for you and your family
  • Food and housing assistance
  • A generous retirement program
  • Prestigious leadership, training and continuing education opportunities
  • Free or low-cost world travel opportunities
  • Excellent starting salary
  • Qualifications

    This is an active duty position as an Air Force officer. To be considered, you must meet the following requirements :

  • Master of Science (MS) in Physician Assistant studies or associate degree in physician assistant studies with any bachelor’s degree
  • Final year student or graduation from a Physician Assistant training program
  • NCCPA certification prior to coming onto active duty
  • Completion of five-week Commissioned Officer Training course
  • Must be between the ages of 18 and 41
  • Must be willing to relocate
  • About the Air Force

    The U.S. Air Force is the most advanced Air Force in the world offering hundreds of career opportunities, from healthcare to engineering, in order to provide precise and reliable global vigilance, reach and power for the nation.

    Our mission is to fly, fight and win in air, space and cyberspace. And those who put on this uniform every day live by a set of core values : integrity first, service before self and excellence in all we do.

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