|SUMMARY||Dedicated and compassionate physician assistant candidate is seeking employment with a healthcare provider in order to better serve others. Able to handle stressful situations, such as emergencies or surgery. Diligent investigator of cause of a patient’smedical issue. Highly observant when it comes to patient analysis and evaluation. Excellent communication skills.|
|EDUCATION||Boston University School of Medicine, 2012 – 2014|
M.S., Physician Assistant Studies
University of Massachusetts, 2008 – 2012
Bachelor of Science Biology
Charles Way Memorial High School, 2004 – 2008
High School Diploma
|RELEVANT SKILLS||Hard workingEmotional stabilityPatient analysisProblem-solvingCommunication|
|CLINICALEXPERIENCE||Boston Medical Center, 2012 -2014 |
Clinical Physical Therapist
Completed 56 weeks of clinical training in 12 specialty areas: Internal Medicine I & II, Family Medicine I & II, Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and General Surgery.
|REFERENCES||Available upon request|
Mid-Level Professional Resume
After working in the field for three years, physician assistant candidates are considered mid-level professionals. While it is still important to list education experience, employers will now also be interested in seeing professional skills developed through work experience in the field. In the physician assistant resume sample below, Ms. Celeste puts particular emphasis on the tasks required of her during prior jobs.
10500IrmaDrive | Northglenn, CO80233 | Home: (555)-555-5555 | Email: [email]
|Four years of experience providing top-notch healthcare|
- Diagnosis: Identify patient care issues that need to be addressed, contribute to deliberations amongst medical team, recommend options, help implement the agreed upon course of action.
- Continual Education:Preserve professional knowledge by frequently attending workshops and seminars, reading medical publications, and establishing professional social networks.
- Safety:Maintain patient and employee safety by keeping the work environment clean through following the procedures and policies regarding cleanliness and infection-control.
- CPR certified by the American Red Cross
- Licensed Physician Assistant for the state of Colorado
- Computer Skills: Familiar with electronic health record software OptumCareTracker and Meditech
|BOSLEY – Denver, CO|
Physician Assistant, 2012 to Present
|Function as a surgery physician assistant for a cosmetic surgery practice that specializes in hair transplants.|
- Evaluation: Assist the surgeon in assessing the patient to determine his or her specific requirements.
- Surgical procedures:Support the surgeon during surgery, passing him or her required materials, and generally maintaining a clean work environment.
- Medications:Administer the prescribed medications to the patient, explain the dosage and proper way to take medication.
Experienced Professional Resume
Physician assistants who have been working for seven or more years are considered experienced professionals, and should update their physician assistant resume to reflect this. While education in this field is very important, at this point more emphasis is placed on prior work experience.In the physician assistant sample resume below, Mr. Harris shows that he has the necessary qualifications and personal attributes for the position and backs this up by detailing his work history.
2720Fourth Ave | Seattle, WA 98121 | H: (206) 886-4618 | C: (206) 508-5916
|Highly experienced physician assistant seeks new employment opportunities with a medical team in a fast paced work environment. Maintains continuous education and awareness oflatest medical advancements. Caring and considerate, excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Familiar with electronic medical recording software. Consistently abides by established best practices.|
|Detail Oriented | Analytical| Communication Skills|
Compassionate | Safety First
|Immediate Medical Care – Physical Assistant, Seattle, WA||2009-Present|
|Interview patient and perform physical examinations to assess patient’s health, update medical history. Interpret results of diagnostic tests, including blood work, X-rays, and laboratory studies, in order to determine abnormal conditions. Administer injections and immunizations; perform therapeutic procedures to treat wounds and infections. Adhere to federal, state, and local laws and professional expectations. Follow standard safety and cleanliness procedures at all times.|
|U.S. HealthWorks – Physician Assistant, Puyallup, WA||2005-2009|
|Provided medical treatment for an occupational medicine healthcare provider. Charted patient progress and evaluations in medical record while strictly maintaining doctor-patient confidentially. Worked as part of a medical team whose coordinated efforts provided high-quality medical care. Participated in professional development programs. Supported administrative and marketing personnel in their effort to attract new business and preserve current clients. Complied at all times with company policies and regulations.|
|Maxim Staffing – Physician Assistant, Seattle, WA||2004-2005|
|Assisted the physician in performing diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Prescribed any necessary treatments and/ or medications to patient. Recorded data obtained through physical examinations in the patent’s record for later review by the physician. Ordered laboratory studies as required. Explained every step of the therapeutic procedures to the patient, including the reasons for it, the preparation, the treatment process, and the effects.|
|EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT|
|Heritage University – M.S. Physician Assistant Studies||2003 – 2005|
|Completed graduate school with a B average.|
|Washington State University – Bachelor of Science Pre-Physician Assistant||1999 – 2003|
|Completed undergraduate school with an A average.|
|Three Cities Regional High School – High School Diploma||1995 – 1999|
|Completed high school with an A+ average.|
|REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST|