As a Physician Assistant, you have transferrable skills that would make you a good fit for other similar jobs. Here's a list of related jobs, possible career transitions and alternative careers, based on skills you likely have.
These job titles are similar to the Physician Assistant role, and are often used interchangeably by companies. For example, some employers may refer to a Physician Assistant as either an Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant or a Family Physician.
An Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant shares 87% of core skills with a Physician Assistant.
A Family Physician shares 75% of core skills with a Physician Assistant.
Here is a list of possible career transitions and similar professions a typical Physician Assistant often moves into, within or outside their industry.
A Medical Doctor shares 78% of core skills with a Physician Assistant.
An Intensivist shares 68% of core skills with a Physician Assistant.
A Clinical Professor shares 71% of core skills with a Physician Assistant.
A Medical Director shares 73% of core skills with a Physician Assistant.
A Director Of Clinical Education shares 62% of core skills with a Physician Assistant.
If you're a Physician Assistant and are planning to move into a similar profession or alternative career, it's important to build the right skill sets to position you for your next career.
We analyzed thousands of career transitions in your industry and identified the highest value skills to build as a Physician Assistant. Building these skills will set you up for the most number of the above careers.
Here is a word cloud of the skills above. Use this as inspiration for the kinds of transferrable skills you need to build to move into a similar profession or alternative career.
Some skills that are common for a Physician Assistant transitioning into a Clinical Professor role are Public Health, Patient Safety, Healthcare Information Technology (HIT), Inpatient Care, Higher Education, Nursing Education, Nursing and Teaching.
If you want to become an Intensivist, you need to develop skills like Critical Care Nursing, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation, Critical Care Medicine, Public Health, Mechanical Ventilation, Wellness and Cardiac Rehabilitation.
Here is a list of alternative careers and related jobs for a Physician Assistant:
Below are the most common career transitions for a Physician Assistant
Job titles that are often used interchangeably with a Physician Assistant are: