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Physician Assistant opportunities in Saskatchewan now available!

The Ministry of Health is introducing Physician Assistants to the province of Saskatchewan as an official health care profession. There are currently multiple opportunities available with the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) in communities across the province including:

  • La Ronge
  • Maple Creek
  • Meadow Lake
  • North Battleford
  • Prince Albert
  • Regina
  • Saskatoon
  • Swift Current
  • Weyburn
  • Yorkton

If you are interested in applying in any of these positions, please:

It is also recommended to review and start the licensing process with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan (CPSS).

What is a Physician Assistant (PA)?

Physician Assistants (PAs) are academically and clinically educated medical generalists who practice medicine with a formalized relationship with a physician. Regulated by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan (CPSS). PAs collect and interpret medical information, make appropriate clinical decisions and carry out diagnostic and therapeutic interventions within a formalized Physician/PA relationship agreement approved by the CPSS.


  • $51.10 – $62.50/hr (5 step range)


  • Clinical experience working as PA in related clinical field is an asset


Position Duties:

  • Conducts patient interviews, histories, and physical examinations; performs selected diagnostic and therapeutic interventions; and counselling on preventive health care.
  • Performing focused and/or comprehensive health assessments
  • Order, interpret, and perform diagnostic tests
  • Formulate differential diagnosis through the integration of patient information and evidence
  • Prescribe pharmaceuticals as per designated scope
  • Document the provision of care for patients including performing invasive and non-invasive interventions, treatments and procedures and communicate assessment findings and/or diagnoses including outcomes and prognoses to patients/families
  • Counsel on preventive health care
  • Collaborate, coordinate and facilitate care for patients with other health care providers, agencies, and community resources
  • Provide emergent/urgent decisions in the complex management of patients
  • Promote best practices and healthy, safe patient care environments
  • Attend and participate in specified educational rounds and other planned educational events
  • As required, travel within Saskatchewan for client appointments