Physician Assistant

Physician Assistant Resume Sample

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Compassionate, patient-focused, and dedicated professional, with unsurpassed commitment in providing patient care and health education, along with managing health needs of individuals, families, and groups. Possess more than seven years of experience as a physician assistant with strong clinical background, keen eye for details, and proven effectiveness to multitask within fiercely competitive, fast-paced environments. Exemplify exceptional knowledge and expertise in general surgery/critical care and a wide variety of medical settings and specialties, while demonstrating physician profession’s values, theories, and practices. Excel at utilizing effective approaches to attain dramatic improvements in efficiency, productivity, and processes toward successful achievement of organizational mission and goals. Establish long-term quality relationships and foster mutual respect with patients and healthcare professionals. Bilingual: conversant in English and Spanish languages.

 Core Strengths

  • Healthcare Assessment and Treatment Plans
  • Workplace Health and Safety Operations
  • Continuous Quality Improvement
  • Regulatory Compliance and Industry Standards
  • Problem Resolution and Decision Making
  • Outstanding Patient Care and Relations
  • Outstanding Communication
  • Critical Care and Clinical Expertise
  • Time Management and Prioritization
  • Leadership, Training, and Team Building

Professional Experience

Lmno Medical Center | New Hyde Park, NY
General Surgery Physician Assistant Oct 2014–Present

  • Demonstrate expertise in conducting history taking and physical examinations as well as in executing pre-/post-operative management of patients
  • Function well in formulating medical differential diagnosis and instituting appropriate treatment, which include in-patient orders
  • Exemplify proficiency in implementing therapeutic plans along with ordering appropriate medications, such as controlled substances
  • Determine all patient’s needs by meeting with multi-disciplinary team as well as obtain informed consent for blood, invasive/diagnostic therapeutic procedures
  • Proficiently conduct initial Progressive Care Unit/Surgical ICU consultations and regularly report to attending physician
  • Thoroughly carry out insertion and removal of invasive monitoring devices, such as central and arterial lines, along with nasogastric and feeding tubes, foley catheters, and venipuncture/arterial puncture
  • Perform wound care, which includes staple/suture removal and wound VAC placement;
  • Handle triage of post-operative patients from Post-Anesthesia Care Unit for floor/ICU disposition
  • Extensively manage patients on ventilators and BiPAP, ensure accuracy in writing respiratory orders and carry out endotracheal tube removal and tracheostomy tube changes/removal
  • Provide instruction to new students rotating on general surgery service
  • Work as a member of the Continuum of Care and Surgical Rapid Response teams

Wxyz Medical and Mental Health Center | Brooklyn, NY
General Surgery Physician Assistant Jan 2012–Sep 2014

  • Functioned effectively as the first and second assistant in general surgery operations
  • Exemplified proficiency in conducting pre-and post-operative management of patients
  • Actively participated in patient rounds with the Surgical Team as well as performed ordering of daily laboratory studies and diagnostic tests
  • Accurately wrote orders  to be performed by nursing staff
  • Arranged various consultations as well as worked collaboratively with case managers, nurse management, and social workers on daily basis to determine patient needs
  • Assumed responsibility for discharge instructions and papers, conducting venipuncture and arterial puncture, handling the placement of nasogastric tubes and foley catheters, as well as providing wound care


Bachelor of Science in Physician Assistant Studies | CDE College, New York, NY | Sep 2011
Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing Management | BCD College, New York, NY | Dec 2002

Professional Training

City College of New York Physician Assistant Program | Harlem Hospital | 2011
Basic Life Support | American Heart Association
Advanced Cardiac Life Support | American Heart Association
Fundamental Critical Care Support | Society of Critical Care Medicine

Awards and Honors

Clinical Excellence and Professionalism Award | Harlem Hospital Physician Assistant Program | 2011

Certification and Licenses

National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) Certification
New York State License
Healthcare DEA License

Professional Affiliations

Member | Surgical Rapid Response Team (Long Island Jewish Medical Center)
Member | Continuum of Care Team (Long Island Jewish Medical Center)

Technical Skills

Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint | Macintosh Pages

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