washingtondc | Physician Assistant - U.S. Air Force in Washington, DC

Physician Assistant - U.S. Air Force

  • U.S. Air Force
  • $166,940.00 - 166,940.00 / Year *
  • 715 Gallatin St NW
  • Washington, DC 20011
  • Full-Time
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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


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


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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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.