pa c orthopedic spine resume example with 17+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

I have spent the first two years of my Physician Assistant career in Orthopedics. I serve as first assist on all surgical cases with the Spine specialist, as well as seeing a large volume of clinic patients for both general orthopedics and spine. Prior to becoming a PA-C I served for 10 years with the US Army as a combat medic.

NCCPA Certified, Washington State Physician Assistant License, D.E.A. Licensure,
ACLS / BLS Certification
Professional Experience
03/2016 to Current
PA-C Orthopedic Spine Western Washington Medical Group City, STATE,
  • Served as First assist for all surgeries with supervising physician in both general orthopedics and spine cases, including trauma cases.
  • Provided orthopedic consultations and treatments in coordination with  supervising physician.
  • Ordered and evaluated diagnostic X-ray, MRI and CT
  • Charted clinical findings using Centricity, Dragon Dictation and Epic.
  • Performed patient assessments in the outpatient and inpatient floors.
  • Determined appropriate imaging and laboratory exams needed.
  • Shared on-call responsibilities with supervising physician.
  • Surgery, consultations and rounding at both Swedish Edmonds and Providence Everett
  • Close all surgical incisions for physician
05/2013 to 07/2015
Physician Assistant Student | Clinical Rotations Medex Physician Assistant Program City, STATE,
  • September 2014 - January 2015 | Sky Valley Family Medicine | Preceptors: Allan Ellsworth PA-C, Dr. Victoria Baker-Hall MD
  • February 2015 - March 2015 | Providence Vascular Surgery Clinic | Preceptors: Tanner Vick PA-C, Dr. Peter Brandt, MD
  • March 2015 - April 2015 | Swedish Edmonds Hospital - Internal Medicine | Preceptor: Bob Glazewski PA-C
  • April 2015 - May 2015 | Evergreen Treatment Services | Preceptor: James E. Anderson PA-C
  • May 2015 - June 2015 | Providence Everett Medical Center - Emergency Medicine | Preceptor: Rick Smith PA-C
  • June 2015 - July 2015 | University of Washington -Orthopedics & Sports Medicine | Preceptors: Margo Hoppis PA-C, Dr. Bruce Twaddle, MD
  • July 2015 - August 2015 | Tulalip Indian Health Clinic | Preceptor:Dr. Chad Cleven MD

04/2002 to 08/2012
Combat Medic | EMT | Non-Commisioned Officer-In-Charge United States Army , ,

2010-2012 | Fort Lewis, WA |

Trained and prepared a select unit for disaster relief

2009-2010 | Fort Carson, CO |

Provided emergency intervention as ER Tech at Evans Army Community Hospital. Trained and supervised both Army and Air Force members

2007-2009 | Fort Stewart, GA | 

Served as Team Medic and Medical Advisor for Military Transition Team. Advised Iraqi Brigade surgeon and medical personnel. Trained Iraqi soldiers in emergency and primary medicine. Served as sole medical provider for 16 man team in remote Iraq location.

2004-2007 | Fort Bragg, NC |

Supervised clinic procedures and operations at Womack Army Medical Gastroenterology Clinic. Trained and supervised soldiers and civilian staff. 

2002-2004 | Fort Riley, KS |
 Served as a combat medic during a 15 month deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
    Education and Training
    Expected in 2015
    : Physician Assistant
    University of Washington MEDEX Northwest - Seattle, WA
    Student government representative as Class Vice President
    Expected in
    Everett Community College - Everett, Wa
    2012- 2013 | Completing prerequisites for MEDEX Northwest program at University of Washington 
    Expected in
    Pierce College - Lakewood, WA
    2010 - 2012 | Began prerequisites for MEDEX Northwest program at University of Washington
    • 10 - Army Commendation Awards
    • Iraqi Defense Medal
    • Global Expeditionary Medal
    • 2 - Non Commissioned Officer Development Award
    • 2 - Solider of the Month Award
    Areas of Interest
    Orthopedic Surgery
    Trauma Surgery

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    School Attended

    • University of Washington MEDEX Northwest
    • Everett Community College
    • Pierce College

    Job Titles Held:

    • PA-C Orthopedic Spine
    • Physician Assistant Student | Clinical Rotations
    • Combat Medic | EMT | Non-Commisioned Officer-In-Charge


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