Physician Assistant Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Highly skilled Physician Assistant with exceptional diagnostic skills and clinical acumen. Looking for new opportunity for growth as Physician Assistant. Compassionate healthcare provider and excellent problem solver. Self-starter and proficient multitasker. Knowledgeable and experienced in operating room, inpatient and outpatient care, complete physical examinations and diagnosing chronic and acute conditions. Detail-oriented and systematic team player with strong dedication to patient care and well-being.

  • Office & Hospital consultations
  • Discharge summaries
  • Electronic Medical Records
  • Surgical Techniques
  • Laceration Suturing
  • Pre- & postoperative education and management
  • Interpreting images & radiology results
  • Patient assessments, medical histories, & treatment goals
  • Interpreting laboratory results
  • Performing procedures
  • Evidence-based medicine
  • Preventive care
  • Interpreting laboratory results
  • Performing procedures
  • Diagnostic Testing
  • Treatment goals
Work History
03/2021 to Current
Physician Assistant Wakemed Orchards, NC,
  • Documented full medical histories, treatment progress and evaluation data in Meditech EMR.
  • Carried out therapeutic interventions such as escharotomies, suturing, wound care and debridement to address acute issues.
  • Reviewed examination information, laboratory reports and expressed symptoms to make diagnoses.
  • Maintained accurate records and reports regarding patients' histories and progress, services provided, and other required information
  • Conducted physical assessments of relevant body areas and performed standardized tests to check responses.
  • Coordinated with other services including Emergency, Trauma, Hospitalist and Critical Care specialties.
  • Developed great rapport with patients, listening closely and empathizing with situation.
  • Effectively reduced symptoms and treated underlying conditions by prescribing targeted medications and therapies under physician guidance.
  • Skillfully supported physicians during basic and invasive medical procedures.
09/2016 to 03/2021
Physician Assistant Amita Health Elgin, IL,
  • Dedicated 1 week per month as on-call physician assistant at hospital to answer patient and nursing concern calls as well as ED consultations.
  • Educated patients and families on correct administration of pain medications to avoid adverse reactions and over-use.
  • Diagnosed issues and implemented treatment plans to resolve problems or help manage symptoms.
  • Reviewed patient files and records, including allergies, problems, medications and immunization statuses.
  • Readily assessed, diagnosed and treated male and female patients in Orthopedic Spine clinical setting.
  • Delivered exemplary assistance and support to surgeons during complex spine surgeries.
  • Evaluated patients in orthopedic surgery clinics, emergency rooms, intensive care units and operating rooms.
  • Assisted in management of orthopedic surgery clinics in both inpatient and outpatient settings.
  • Thoroughly assessed patients to identify medical condition and level of surgical risk.
  • Ordered and analyzed tests such as x-rays, CT scans and MRIs to help diagnose wide range of medical conditions.
  • Informed patients of risks prior to procedures to assist families and patients in making educated decisions for personal care.
  • Performed inpatient rounds daily to check on patients' following surgery, discuss patient condition and coordinate care.
  • Educated patients on recovery methods and times.
  • Designed treatment plans for patients.
10/2015 to 09/2016
Physician Assistant Amita Health Appleton, WI,
  • Provided skillful assistance to surgeon during operations on patients' brains, spines and peripheral nerves to correct deformities, repair injuries, prevent and treat diseases and improve patients' motor functions.
  • Assessed medical histories for details such as medication allergies, pre-existing conditions and laboratory results to develop personalized care plans.
  • Offered advanced knowledge, leadership abilities and technical assistance with complex surgical cases.
  • Maintained admitting privileges at local hospitals and provided quality follow-up care.
  • Ordered and analyzed tests such as x-rays, CT scans and MRIs to help diagnose wide range of medical conditions.
  • Made informed decisions of therapeutic intervention based on patient information and preferences, up-to-date scientific evidence and clinical judgment.
Expected in 05/2016
Master of Science: Physician Assistant Studies
Indiana State University - Terre Haute, IN
Expected in 05/2011
Bachelor of Science: Biology
University of Central Missouri - Warrensburg, MO
  • Georgia and South Carolina PA License
  • Georgia and South Carolina DEA License
  • NCCPA Certified
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Basic Life Support
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • Advanced Burn Life Support
  • Globus Excelsius Robotic Navigation
Leadership & Volunteer
  • Fellow Member; American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Fellow Member; South Carolina Spine Society (2016-2020)
  • Fellow Member; South Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Fellow Member; Georgia Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Fellow Member; American Burn Association
  • Social Chair; Indiana State University Physician Assistants Class of 2015

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School Attended
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  • University of Central Missouri
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  • Master of Science
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