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Potential civilian earnings of military physician"s [sic] assistants

Susan D. Hosek

Potential civilian earnings of military physician"s [sic] assistants

by Susan D. Hosek

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Published by Rand in Santa Monica, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Physicians" assistants -- United States -- Salaries, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSusan Hosek.
    SeriesRand note ; N-1342-AF
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 29 p. :
    Number of Pages29
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16435235M

      I am a new PA (with 3 months family practice experience) and am seriously considering joining the military. I already serve a large (90%) of the marine population as a civilian PA. I am going to contact the recruiters, but was wondering if anyone in the military had any advice on which branch to. 35 To address concerns about potential physician shortages, the MHS relies on a provider mix with fewer physicians and more physician assistants than is the case in the civilian sector (Exhibit 3.

      The top end salary of civilian physicians is also far higher. You, probably, won't be in the military forever. On the other hand PA military salary is closer to civilian than it is for physicians. About the Ads. haujun. 15+ Year Member. 29 PA is one of top 50 career field based on earning potential and lifestyle. R. Civilian physical therapist averages (%) are above that of physician interns (60%) 5 and all physician specialties (ranges from 61% - 35%) except for orthopedics (94%). 6 It can be speculated that physical therapists (military and civilian) have greater knowledge in managing musculoskeletal conditions based on the comparison of the data.

    9/11/ - Coming home is a wonderful thing. But, transitioning from active military duty back into civilian life is often layered with many complex, smaller transitions. 1. Author(s): Hosek,Susan D Title(s): Potential civilian earnings of military physician's assistants/ Susan Hosek. Country of Publication: United States Publisher.


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Potential civilian earnings of military physician"s [sic] assistants by Susan D. Hosek Download PDF EPUB FB2

Potential civilian earnings of military physician's [sic] assistants. Santa Monica, Calif.: Rand, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Susan D. These estimated civilian earnings profiles are estimated from earnings data collected by the Association of Physician Assistant Programs.

Because military PAs are relatively well qualified, the earnings estimates are based on a sample of comparably qualified civilian PAs. Comparisons of military and potential civilian earnings profiles. Discusses the utilization of physician's assistants (PAs) in Air Force outpatient clinics and the applicability of the Air Force's experience to Army and Navy clinics.

Skip to page content; Potential Civilian Earnings of Military Physician's Assistants. Jan 1, : Susan D. Hosek, Charles Robert Roll. Average Salary for US Air Force Physician Assistant: The typical salary for a US Air Force Physician Assistant ranges from $89,$, with an average salary of $96, How About the PA Military Lifestyle.

If you have read this far, you will have seen that Dr. works A LOT. I definitely know that the civilian sector pays a lot more, but do most (or even many) physicians make k a year.

That's how much they'll have to make to be 4x as much as a military salary. Last time I checked, the average salary for physicians. Retirement Benefits. The Military offers considerable retirement benefits for physicians in Active Duty, the Reserve or the Guard.

If you serve for 20 years (and reach age 60 for Reserve and Guard), you have a choice to receive a monthly pension based on your base pay, or a discounted lump sum, paid either all at once or distributed annually for up to four years. Job Outlook. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics employment of physician assistants is projected to grow 37% throughmuch faster than the average for all occupations.

PAs are expected to continue to have a growing role in providing healthcare services because they can be trained more quickly than physicians. Military Need Civilian Physician jobs available on Apply to Physician, Pediatrician, Family Medicine Physician and more.

It was the opportunity to pay my student loans and the thought of an exciting lifestyle in military emergency medicine. Military medicine is often described as cutting edge medicine with the latest technology, yet there are many reports of military health care system being subpar when compared to their civilian counterpart.

Welcome to the United States Air Force. Learn about great opportunities for enlisted airmen, officers and health care professionals. Army Doctor Vs. Civilian Pay. Army doctors work to keep soldiers medically fit and able to fight the enemy.

They also help to care for soldiers' dependent family members, working in specialties that include family medicine, pediatrics, orthopedics and cardiology. To attract enough doctors, the Army also offers. Physician Assistants (PA) are trained at the graduate level and able to expand the reach of the Navy's healthcare team in assessing and treating patients.

That level of skill and education earns military PAs a place in the commissioned ranks right alongside doctors. The average salary for a Physician Assistant (PA) at U.S. Army is $96, Visit PayScale to research physician assistant (pa) salaries by city, experience, skill, employer and more.

Physician assistants are nationally certified health professionals who provide primary medical care, including diagnosing and treating diseases, and prescribing medication. They often work under the direction of a physician. When a physician is unavailable, physician assistants serve as the authority on determining medical necessity, priority, and requirements for emergency care, stabilization.

The U.S. Army pays physicians on the same scale as other commissioned officers, but offers them incentives based on their skills to help close the potential pay gap.

Civilian Pay Scale According to the BLS, the nation'sphysicians and surgeons earned an average salary. The physician assistant is a vital part of the Air Force Medical Service and is one of the fastest growing professions in civilian medicine.

Physician assistants are able to diagnose diseases, prescribe medications, provide full spectrum healthcare for military and civilian patients and are nationally certified, credentialed providers. Civilian Physician Assistant Students: The Navy can help you pay for PA school tuition, and even provide a salary and benefits during school.

On graduation, you will commission as a Naval officer. Please see HPSP and HSCP below for more information. The role of the physician assistant has grown in various ways throughout the medical community in recent years.

That is also the case in military. The U.S. Army Medical Department, Borden Institute, recently released its new US Army Physician Assistant Handbook. The Army Physician Assistant (PA) plays an important role throughout Army medicine.

This comprehensive handbook by the Borden Institute, describes the myriad positions and organizations in which PAs display leadership roles in management and patient care.

You could join the Military full time, or you could maintain your civilian practice while serving part time as a member of the Reserve or Guard. Licensed Physician Options» You can serve either full-time on Active Duty or part-time in the Reserve or Guard, which will allow you to maintain your civilian practice.

The military has maintained roughly constant physician employment levels despite lower compensation levels across all specialties in comparison with civilian pay levels.

Congress recently raised the cap on one of the special incentives available to military physicians, and that in time may allow much of the pay gap to be bridged. Important Information.

Welcome to the Physician Assistant Forum! This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website.Section 1. The Army Physician Assistant Profession 1 1. From Vietnam to Afghanistan: The History of the Army Physician Assistant 3 2.

The Four Pillars of the Physician Assistant Profession 33 3. Role of the Physician Assistant Section Chief, Consultant, and Army Medical Specialist Corps Office 43 4.

Special Pay for Army Physician Assistants 53 5.