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Physician Assistant

Job ID: 53728
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Job Description:

Use your clinical experience to work with patients and providers in a nontraditional environment where your knowledge will make a difference. 

The Utah Department of Corrections (UDC) is looking for the best and brightest to take our Medical department to the next level. If you have passion and expertise in the medical field as a Physician Assistant, the Department of Corrections in Draper is the company for you. 

Principle Duties
Under the direction of the supervising physician, the Physician Assistant (PA) will provide general medical care, assessments, evaluation, treatment and some minor surgery for patients in the Utah State Prison in accordance with the Physician Assistant Medical Practice Act. The selected candidate may also direct/supervise medical staff.

Minimum Requirements

  • Current licensure as Physician Assistant in the State of Utah.
  • Current licensure as Controlled Substance Handler in the State of Utah.

Successful candidates will possess:

  • A solid understanding of principles, theories, and practices of medicine.
  • A knowledge of agency objectives, organization, structure and mission.
  • An understanding of interactions and adverse reactions of drugs, medications and their dosage.
  • A knowledge of operating applicable specialized equipment.
  • A knowledge of and ability to diagnose medical conditions.
  • Experience performing medical procedures.

Pre-employment drug test will be given to the selected candidate.


Our advice to you
We are fiercely focused on hiring passionate individuals to contribute to our medical team. If you speak passion, excellence, service, ambition, fun... we want to speak with you! We believe that your personality is as important as your experience and qualifications so when we do have the opportunity to speak together, be authentic, be genuine, be you! Showcase your experience and your passion.


What's in it for you?

We seek out only the best -- the best skills, the best attitudes -- and expect the best results from our employees. In return, we will not only offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package but the training, development and support to make our employees a success in whatever they do for us.

We offer much more than the competitive pay you expect. We are interested in providing you with a career path and room to grow. Besides working with a dedicated team of professionals who are dedicated to ensuring the public's safety, you will receive great health and retirement benefits.

For additional information about the Utah Department of Corrections please click here.


The State of Utah offers eligible employees a variety of benefits including medical, dental, life and disability insurance, as well as a comprehensive leave program.  Please click the following link for detailed information page: Benefits  To access a Total Compensation Calculator in Excel format click HERE .

Amount of Pay:


Frequency of Pay:

per hour

Age Requirement:



Medical, Dental and Mental Health Services






Prisons & Institutions


Entry-level, Mid-level

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