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Physician Assistants

Physician Assistants (PAs) are joining Saskatchewan’s health care teams to strengthen the health system. As new members of team-based health care, PAs make a valuable contribution to timely and high-quality health services.

There are multiple PA opportunities available with the Saskatchewan Health Authority in communities across the province. If you are interested in applying or to spread the word, see more at

Physician Assistants are health professionals who have taken advanced training at one of the recognized programs in Canada or the United States. They practice medicine under the supervision of a licensed physician, often within a multidisciplinary health team. Physician Assistants provide services in primary care, long-term care, emergency medicine, cancer care, general internal medicine and surgical specialties. Some key duties include conducting patient examinations, prescribing medications, and ordering and interpreting tests.

Integrating Physician Assistants into health care teams will enhance patient access to health care services.

Saskatchewan Health Human Resources Action Plan - Recruit, Train, Incentivize, Retain. Physician Assistants enhance access to timely, high-quality care. They enhance patient access to care; contribute to reducing wait times; help perform more procedures and strengthen health care teams.

PAs are regulated under the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan (CPSS). For more information about licensing visit the CPSS website – Applying for Physician Assistant Licensure.

Saskatchewan is a top destination of choice to live, work and grow a career in health care. The province offers many advantages including affordable living, full-time employment opportunities, excellent wages and benefits, as well as strong health care teams and welcoming communities.

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