Day in the Life
Although Physician Assistants (PAs) usually work in a comfortable, well-lighted
environment, those in surgery often stand for long periods, and others do
Schedules vary according to the practice setting, and often
depend on the hours of the supervising physician.
The workweek of hospital-based PAs may include weekends,
nights, or early morning hospital rounds to visit patients. These workers
also may be on call. PAs in clinics usually work a 40-hour week.
Note: Some resources in this section are provided by the US
Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor