Physician Assistant Trauma And General Surgery resume example with 2+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary
I am a highly motivated, team-oriented PA with a background in both trauma and pediatrics. I possess a highly versatile skill set and commitment to teamwork that was honed in the last 4 years, most of which has been in an intense trauma and general surgery setting. My commitment to patient care is expressed by compassion for people and an unwavering dedication to excellence and integrity in my work.  
  • Surgical first assistance in general, trauma and bariatrics
  • Competent in advanced inpatient procedures
  • Surgical critical care management of multisystem trauma patients
  • Timely admissions and consultations
  • Wound care management 
  • Outpatient pediatric experience · 
  • Exceptional team player and fast learner   
Idaho State University Pocatello, ID Expected in August 2013 Master of Physician Assistant Studies : - GPA :
Carroll College Helena, MT Expected in May 2010 Bachelor of Arts : Biology - GPA :
  • Dean’s List, Academic All-American, 3 year Co-Captain of Carroll College Women’s Basketball Team 

NCCPA Certified ID#1114475                                                                                          09/2013                                                                      

ACLS                                                                                                                                         09/2018                                                                      

FCCS                                                                                                                                         01/XXX0                                                                          

ATLS                                                                                                                                          10/2019                                                                  

Work History
Colorado Springs Surgical Associates - Physician Assistant - Trauma and General Surgery
City, STATE, 08/2015 - 02/2017
  •  One of four Trauma PAs at a Level II Trauma Center (Penrose Hospital) assisting 7 surgeons with 24/7 in-house trauma call coverage and a variety of cases, clinic and daily patient care
  • ·Skillful surgical first-assistance in a variety of general, trauma and bariatric procedures (open and laparoscopic) 
  • Highly competent in inpatient procedures such as chest tube thoracostomies, placement of intercostal nerve blockades, arterial and central lines
  • Advanced wound care and repair of simple and complex wounds, debridement and wound VAC management
  •  Proficient at surgical critical care management and coordination of care for neurosurgical, orthopedic and general trauma patients
  •  Facilitated excellent continuity of care by leading daily multi-disciplinary rounds of trauma patients, increasing the efficiency and coordination of patient care and disposition
  •  Exemplary systematic assessment of a patient health history and status and competence in ordering appropriate test modalities for optimal health outcomes ·
  • Weekly trauma clinic with post hospital follow ups for trauma, general surgery and bariatric patients
  •  Bereavement counseling for grieving patients and their families
  • Maintained poise in highly stressful situations and efficiently completes multiple tasks 
MD Pediatric Associates - Physician Assistant - Pediatrics
City, STATE, 02/2014 - 05/2015
  • Provided personalized health care and well child exams for neonates to late adolescents
  • Assessed and treat a high volume of acutely ill patients of varying degrees of severity, especially during evening fast-track hours
  • Educated parents and patients on effective strategies for disease prevention and health promotion and counsel on nutrition, developmental milestones and immunizations
  • Managed both chronic and acute asthma exacerbations, educating families on the disease process and importance of strict adherence to appropriate pharmacotherapy regimens

American Academy of Physician Assistants                                                  2011—present                                                                       

Christian Medical and Dental Associations                                                2015—present

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School Attended

  • Idaho State University
  • Carroll College

Job Titles Held:

  • Physician Assistant - Trauma and General Surgery
  • Physician Assistant - Pediatrics


  • Master of Physician Assistant Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts

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