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  • 5 Things to Include on your Physician Assistant Resume and CV

5 Things to include on your PA resume

Putting together a resume can be a tough balancing act. On one hand, you need to convey a standard set of skills and competencies to show suitability for the position. On the other hand, you want to stand out from the other candidates

  • 10 Things Not to do during a PA Job Interview 2

10 Things NOT to Do During a PA Job Interview

Out of the sea of resumes received by the hiring manager, yours was deemed worthy of an interview.  Congratulations!  You made it through, but how do you make sure your actions during the interview don’t disqualify you from the competition?  Here are 10

Questions to Ask Employers during PA Job Interviews

Although civilian PAs have been working in Canada since 2006, there’s no question that integrating them is still a work in progress.  If you are lucky, you’ll be applying for jobs where the supervising physicians and hospitals already have PAs and have worked

Guide to the 2017 Ontario Career Start Grant

On June 15, 2017, the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) announced that applications for the Career Start Program to employ Ontario's 2017 PA graduates. Here is an overview of the timeline and some of the requirements for the Ontario 2017 Career

Finding a job as a new PA graduate: the importance of having a network

I’m back, and here to tell you about the second (and happier) part of my journey of getting a job as a new Physician Assistant (PA) graduate. To those of you who read part one about my experience with the Career Start Grant,

Finding a Job as a New PA graduate: Getting Started with the Career Start Grant

Hi everyone! It’s an honour to be writing this post for Anne, since this blog played a big role in my decision to pursue a career as a physician assistant (PA). She asked me to share my story about finding a job as

New PA Grad BG discusses finding work thru Career Start

When and how did you start preparing for job process? I started preparing for the job process near the end of my last rotation. I worked on my resume and cover letter while studying for the Canadian Entry to Practice Certification Exam, which

  • Celina Wu

New PA Grad Celina on finding work outside the Career Start Grant

I met Celina a few times while she was a first year PA student when I helped to facilitate the Casting Workshop at University of Toronto, and again seeing her at the CAPA Conference in Winnipeg in 2016. Celina's experience with finding employment

New PA Grad Andrew reflects on the PA Job Hunt

I had the pleasure of meeting Andrew who completed an Orthopaedic Surgery elective rotation with us during his second year of PA school. My PA colleague and I were delighted to hear he secured a position in Orthopaedic Surgery (it's a not-so-secret bias

  • Physician Assistant Jobs in Canada

Where to find Physician Assistant Jobs in Canada

Here I list the best resources for where to look for PA jobs in Canada. Job Postings Across Canada 1. CAPA PA Job Listings Membership required. The Canadian Association of Physician

Living & Working in Canada as an American PA

American certified Physician Assistants may work in Canada. American PAs who have successfully completed an accredited American Physician Assistant Program, and challenged and passed the NCCPA's Certification Exam are able to practice in Canada. They do not need to complete PA school in Canada to

  • Launch your Physician Assistant Career

Launching Your PA Career

For the 2015 Canadian Association of Physician Assistants Annual Conference in Toronto, ON, I presented a session on Launching Your PA Career on October 24, 2015 with Kevin Kendal, CCPA. We had a few PA students attend from University of Toronto, McMaster and

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