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Physician Assistant Health

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
February 26, 2018

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Tara N. Wilson, PA-S

*** * ****** **. **********, PA 16063 724-***-****


Physician assistant student anticipating graduation in May 2018 with five years of healthcare experience seeking full-time employment


Lock Haven University, Lock Haven, PA Intended Graduation May 2018

Physician Assistant Program GPA: 3.77

Master of Health Science in Physician Assistant Studies

The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA Graduated Spring 2016

College of Health and Human Development GPA: 3.97

Bachelor of Science, Biobehavioral Health

Biobehavioral Health Student Marshal at Spring Commencement 2016

Dean’s List- 8/8 semesters


Metabolic Disease Associates, Erie, PA

Endocrinology May 2017 – June 2017

UPMC Horizon, Farrell, PA

General Surgery June 2017 – August 2017

Fulton County Medical Center, McConnellsburg, PA

Family Practice August 2017- September 2017

UPMC Altoona, Altoona, PA

Emergency Medicine September 2017- October 2017

Universal Community Behavioral Health, Lewistown, PA

Psychiatry October 2017

UPMC Pinnacle Harrisburg Hospital, Harrisburg, PA

Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease October 2017- December 2017

Pediatric Health Alliance, Pittsburgh, PA

Pediatric Endocrinology January 2018-February 2018

Primary Health Network, Beaver Falls, PA

Family Practice Physician February 2018- March 2018

Excela Health Neurology, Greensburg, PA

Neurology April 2018- May 2018

Proficient in: Local anesthesia, laceration repair with sutures and staples, injections, catheter placement, aseptic and isolation techniques, venipuncture, collection of cultures, incision and drainage, EKG placement and interpretation, CPR, diabetic care

Experience in: NG tube placement, arterial blood draws, examination of eyes using fluorescein staining, removal of ocular foreign bodies, endoscopy, colonoscopy, cardiac stress testing, bone marrow biopsy, cholecystectomy, hernia repair, thyroid nodule biopsy, Papanicolaou cytology and smears, central line placement


Passavant Retirement and Health Center, Zelienople, PA

Resident Coordinator Summer 2013-Spring 2016

Assisted residents with activities of daily living

Dispensed medications to residents

Participated in care of diabetic patients by taking blood sugars and administering insulin

University Health Services, University Park, PA

Clinic Intern August 2015- May 2016

Performed patient intake and took initial history

Penn State Global Medical Brigades, University Park, PA

Nicaragua Trip Volunteer January 2015

Provided healthcare, performed triage and taught good health practices in local clinic in Estelí, Nicaragua

Shadowed local doctors and dentists


Kappa Delta Sorority, University Park, PA

Academic Excellence Chair Fall 2014-Spring 2016

Enforced Kappa Delta’s Academic Excellence Policy by ensuring each member met the chapter’s requirements

Penn State THON, University Park, PA Fall 2013-Spring 2016

Volunteer at Penn State’s Dance MaraTHON benefitting the Four Diamonds fund which raises money for pediatric cancer


BLS and ACLS for the healthcare provider, 2016-present

Pediatric Advanced Life Support, 2017-present


American Academy of Physician Assistants, 2015-present

Pennsylvania Society of Physician Assistants, 2015-present


Proficient in Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Microsoft Excel

Experience in EPIC and Meditech

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