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Physician Assistant Medical

San Antonio, TX
September 24, 2018

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Anthony I. Okafor

***** ****** ***** *** *******, TX 78255



Marshall B. Ketchum University, Fullerton (Orange County), CA Aug. 2014-Nov. 2016 Masters of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies Graduated Nov. 11th 2016 Certificate in Physician Assistant Studies Degree Graduated Nov. 11th 2016 Alamo Community College, San Antonio, TX

Post-Undergraduate studies/EMT-P June 2011-April 2012 & Fall 2013 Post-Undergraduate Studies/EMT-B May 2008-Dec. 2008 University of Texas @ San Antonio, San Antonio, TX Jan. 2006-Dec. 2007 Bachelor of Science degree in Biology

Austin Community College, Austin, TX

Associate degree in Pre-med Jan. 2002-Dec. 2005


To obtain a position that will utilize my proven leadership ability and extensive medical background to achieve goals in different working environments, while allowing me to continue working to gain more professional experience as a Physician Assistant in all areas of medicine. CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

PA Student Clinical Rotations and hours completed Aug. 2015-Nov. 2016

● Primary Care 1 & 2 (12 wks-450 hrs); with Diki Reyes FNP Aug. 31st-Nov. 20th 2015

● Primary Care (Elective, 4 wks-185 hrs); with Van Nguyen PA-C Feb. 15th -Mar. 11th 2016

● Emergency Department (6 wks); both with Marlene Morales, MD Jan. 4th -Feb. 12th 2016

● Emergency Department (Elective-6 wks); 440 hrs combined 12 wks Mar. 28th -May 6th 2016

● Psychiatry (2 wks-80 hrs); with Richard Granese, MD Mar. 14th -Mar. 25th 2016

● Pediatrics (6 wks-190 hrs); with Tricia Hilliard, MD May 16th -June 24th 2016

● Internal Medicine (6 wks-130 hrs); with Sheil Patel, DO June 27th -Aug. 5th 2016

● General Surgery (6 wks-181 hrs); with Moises Soulas, MD Aug. 15th -Sep. 23rd 2016

● Ob/Gyn (6 wks-281 hrs); with Jacquelyn Cortez, DO Sep. 26th -Nov. 4th 2016 SKILLS

Maintain excellent interpersonal communication, time management, precise coordination, and problem resolution skills.

Proficient in seeing and managing a wide range of patients from Adolescence to Geriatrics.

Team player, enthusiastic learner, natural leader, valuable professional experience, diverse training with strong organizational skills and work ethic.

Work diligently and efficiently on long, tedious assignments and short-term, immediate tasks.

Case management, wound care management, suturing lacerations, and incision & drainage of abscess.

Triaging and treating patients based on acuity.

Performing thorough physical exams, applying splints, interpreting laboratory values, EKGs, and radiographic tests.


Licensed Physician Assistant, ZIMA Medical Group PLLC, Helotes, TX July 2017-Present

• Internal Medicine/Primary Care.

Licensed Physician Assistant, Express ER, San Antonio, TX May 2017-Present

• Primary/Internal Medicine/Urgent/Emergency care. ER Medic, SAMMC/BAMC, San Antonio, TX April 2013-July 2014

Performed patient assessment, triaging, history, and vital signs

Performed EKG's, CPR, IV's, assisted with treatment of trauma patients, spiked saline bags and administered I.V fluids, Oxygen and nebulizer treatments

Assisted patients to restrooms, CT-scans, X-rays, Ultrasounds and insertion of Foley catheters

Lifted and transferred patients from stretcher to bed

Drew and sent patients' labs and cultures to the laboratory Licensed EMT-Basic, Metro Ambulance LLC, Schertz, TX May 2012-April 2013

Performed patient assessment, and documents patient care reports

Performed CPR, patient consultation, Oxygen and medication administration

Lifting and transporting patients in the ambulance to-and-from the hospital or residents Licensed EMT-Basic, Emerald Ambulance LLC, San Antonio, TX Mar. 2009-May 2012

Performed patient assessment, and writes reports on my findings

Performed CPR & Oxygen Administration

Lifted & transported patients via ambulance to hospitals or residents Licensed Insurance Agent, USHealth Group & Imerica, San Antonio, TX Jan 2008-Mar 2010

Sold health and life insurance to small business owners

Created a continuous flow of prospects through networking, referrals, and cold calling

Participated in sales meetings, conference calls and other professional development training Manager, Pre-Paid Legal Services, San Antonio, TX Feb. 2006-Oct. 2010

Sold legal and identity theft memberships, promoted events, and gave presentations regarding legal services

Responsible for recruiting and training new associates

Create a continuous flow of prospects through networking, referrals, and cold calling Managing Partner, Land Metro Developments, San Antonio, TX July 2007-Jan. 2008

Surveyed real estate market to purchase homes for improvement and eventual resale

Worked with multiple contractors to schedule renovations and repairs for investment properties

Used networking and communication skills to develop customer base Technician, Dell Computers Incorporated, Austin, TX July 2001-May 2006

Built, boxed, trouble-shoot old/new custom built computer systems in the Austin area and internationally

Created customer base through networking and advertising by word-of-mouth HEALTHCARE CREDENTIALS

Texas Medical Board Physician Assistant (PA) License Aug 2018-Aug 2019

NCCPA Certification Dec 2018-Dec 2020

DEA Registration Number July 2017-Dec 2019

NPI Registration Number Current & Active

Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider/CPR July 2017-July 2019

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Provider July 2017-July 2019

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Provider July 2017-July 2019

Passed EMT-Paramedic program with a certificate and the national skills exam May 2012-Present

Advanced Medical Life Support (AMLS) Provider Jan 2012-Jan 2016

Emergency Medical Technician-Basic License Feb 2013-Feb 2017

International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) Provider Aug 2011-Aug 2013 LEADERSHIP AND VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

Member, Pre-PA Society, San Antonio, TX Jan. 2007-Dec. 2009

Volunteered for several hundred hours at hospitals (ER, ICU), Habitat for Humanity, St. Vincent De Paul, Rebuilding together, Babcock road clean-up, & fed the homeless at downtown San Antonio area

Block walked with the current elected District 10 City Councilman of San Antonio TX (John Clamp)

Member, Toastmasters International club 8341, San Antonio, TX Jan. 2007- Dec. 2008

Encouraged new members to develop public speaking skills

Create a highly positive and motivated environment for the officers and members

Work in conjunction with executive board to plan organizational events to develop members Public Relations Officer, Nigerian Students Union UTSA Chapter Feb. 2006 – Dec. 2008

- A Social, Charity and Service Organization for all Nigerians & Africans, San Antonio, TX

Network and attract experienced business professionals to speak at professional development seminars

Promote events that organization are doing and emailing and calling members about upcoming events

Maintain high participation and morale through positive enthusiasm Director of Professional Development, Men of Honor, San Antonio, TX Oct. 2006- Dec. 2008

Founding executive board member; work closely with other executive board members to develop and maintain the organization

Organize and perform monthly community service projects within the San Antonio area

Instruct members on proper conduct to ensure positive public image of organization Treasurer, Investments in Your Future-IIYF, San Antonio, TX Feb. 2006- Dec. 2008

Kept all financial records in order and current

Handled all major financial transactions

Served as an executive officer member on all fund-raising PROFESSIONAL HONORS AND ACHIEVEMENTS

Master's Capstone Best Poster, MBKU SPAS Nov. 10th 2016

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (NVC-Chapter) Aug. 2013-Present

Made the Dean’s List multiple academic semesters Dec. 2009-2013

Recognized by Toastmasters International as a Competent Communicator Feb. 2008

The National Scholars Honor Society for academics Dec. 2007

Esteemed Student Award for academics June 2001

Who’s Who Among American H.S Students for academics June 2001

USAA National Leadership & Service Awards for academics June 2001

USAA National English Merit Award for academics May 2000

USAA All American Scholar Award for academics May 2000

Honor Roll Award for academics May 2000

Outstanding Performance Award for academics May 2000

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