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Physician Assistant Independent Contracting [Ultimate Guide]

By Physician Assistant
Have you thought about using your degree as a physician assistant in a model that offers you more flexibility and greater independence? There are a number of unique benefits to working as an independent contractor (IC) you may not have considered. PAs who function as an IC have more choices...
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Nurse Practitioner vs Physician Assistant

Nurse Practitioner vs Physician Assistant [Key Differences]

By Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner
Both nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) throughout the United States are vital to the healthcare industry. These professionals provide a wide variety of healthcare services for those seeking preventative care or dealing with illness. Both nurse practitioners and physician assistants are integral members of a collaborative healthcare team...
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10+ Nurse Practitioner Interview Questions You Should Expect

By Nurse Practitioner
You're in a preeminent field. Over the next ten years, the need for nurse practitioners will grow at a rate of 26%. Pursuing a career as an advanced nurse practitioner opens the door for a variety of new opportunities. But there is still the matter of the interview. For your...
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Physician Assistant Shadowing: How To Find A Mentor

By Physician Assistant
Across various industries, analysts estimate that around 70% of all workers consider leaving their current job at any given time. But that's not the case in the world of physician assistants. Where else do you find only 5% of people planning to leave their job in the next 12 months?...
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Nurse Practitioner Resume

Nurse Practitioner Resume Examples [Free Template]

By Nurse Practitioner
When writing your nurse practitioner resume, don't reinvent the wheel. Nurse practitioner recruiters often seek out a few specific items on a resume. The more streamlined and organized your resume is, the easier it is for recruiters to find what they're looking for. You may be wondering, "don't I need...
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Physician Assistant Resume & Cover Letter [Free Template]

By Physician Assistant
Do you wonder what happens when you hit send and your CV loads in a huge hospital ATS (Applicant Tracking System) or lands on the desk of a HR (Human Resources) Manager? Does it feel like it moves into a “black abyss”? Does anyone really see it? The truth is...
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At the Crossroads: 8 Questions to Consider When Switching Specialties.

By Resources for Healthcare Providers
Congrats on graduating and successfully landing your first PA position! Hopefully, you have given yourself some time to rest and recover. You are probably wondering what your world will look like now that you are no longer an official student. Be encouraged by that, but don’t forget that it is...
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PA versus MD Lifestyle (Work/Why Balance & Why It’s Important)

By Resources for Healthcare Providers
The idea of work/life balance is something that get’s tossed around a lot. In fact, we already have a few ideas on what that might look like for a PA here. But if we change the perspective a bit, there is a new question to ask. Does your why (the reason you became...
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X Physician Assistant Interview Questions [You’ll Be Asked]

By Resources for Healthcare Providers
As a Physician Assistant, we are trained for Primary Care. Sure you can pick a specialty for the long term, but many PAs out there are interested in making a shift or two at some point in their career. Luckily, this is typically an easy process. Let’s dig into a...
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First Physician Assistant Job? Here Are X Tips That’ll Help

By Resources for Healthcare Providers
If you haven’t experienced an interview for a PA position yet, it might be helpful to know just what you could be walking into. Being blindsided in any interview is never fun, so here are a few things you might experience. The PA interview usually starts with meeting at the...
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