Energetic, enthusiastic and fast-learning recent college graduate. Currently taking two years off prior to applying to Physician Assistant Graduate programs in hopes to gain hands on patient care experience. Highly flexible schedule and willing to work all shifts as well as complete all training necessary.
American Heart Association BLS CPR/AED and First Aid for Health Care Providers Certification.
Express Training Services 40 hour Certified Nursing Assistant exam preparation class completed. Will take exam in 4 weeks.
Undergraduate teaching assistant for the upper lever Anatomy and Physiology practical lab. Experience helped master knowledge of anatomy and physiology as well as develop interpersonal skills, including teaching others in various ways.
Volunteered as a research assistant for a PhD student in a microbiology lab. Learned the importance of building trust with superiors when serving as an assistant and, most importantly, was taught that when in a professional setting in which precision and accuracy are highly valued, it is always best to ask questions when uncertain. Acquired many technical skills including but not limited to;
Over 100 hours shadowing Physician Assistants to gain experience and knowledge in the field. Settings included: urgent care clinic, cardiology center, as well as an oncology clinic. Observed the different roles held by health care professionals in a variety of clinical settings, in addition to learning a great deal about the importance of teamwork and communication in the medical field.
Studied abroad in Segovia, Spain. Living with a host family and being exposed to a foreign culture helped show the importance of taking each patients culture/background into account when communicating with them and administering treatment. Also helped improve Spanish language skills.
Minors in both Spanish and Chemistry
Coursework in Anatomy, Physiology, Medical Terminology, Biochemistry, Biology, Genetics, Microbiology and other Health and Human Sciences.
Secretary of the Pre-Physician Assistant club 2011-2012 academic year
Community Service Chair of Alpha Phi Beta Upsilon chapter 2011-2012 academic year
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