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Physician Assistant

Cary, NC, 27519
December 27, 2018

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Kristin Lee Henderson, PA-C

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East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies December 2018

University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Wilmington, NC

Bachelor of Arts, Elementary Education (K-6), GPA 3.5

Minor in English December 2006

Professional Certifications & Licensures

Physician Assistant Certification Expected: December 2018

American Heart Association Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) August 2017- August 2019

American Heart Association CPR and AED Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) June 2018- June 2020

Nurse Aide Certification (CNA) November 2009-Present

Notary Public December 28 2014-Present

Physician Assistant Clinical Strengths

First Assist in the OR and for clinical procedures including knee, shoulder, hip replacements, colon resections, fistula repairs, ostomy take downs, intestinal mass removals, surgical excision of condyloma acuminata, cholecystectomies, forehead flaps, skin grafting, MOHS surgery repairs, nose reconstructions, breast reductions, Dupuytren's contracture releases, carpel tunnel releases, and ganglion cyst removals.

Order labs, radiologic exams, immunizations, medications, and necessary procedures.

Review growth charts and anticipatory guidance recommendations with patient and family.

Independently perform ear irrigations, cheek swabs, throat swabs, and skin scrapings.

Complete incision and drainage of abscesses, suturing of lacerations/wounds, and splinting/casting of extremities.

Perform testicular exams, gynecological exams, and obtain samples during pap smears.

Prescribe medications for provider to sign off on.

Assess patients after surgery during follow up appointments.

Examine and treat a diverse case load of patients with diagnosis including diabetes mellitus, hypertension, COPD,

sarcoidosis, pulmonary infections, genitourinary infections, anemia, electrolyte imbalances, various mental disorders/conditions, CHF exacerbations, STIs, rheumatoid arthritis, necrotizing fasciitis, and osteoarthritis.

Discuss important topics with patients such as: contraception, family planning, healthy lifestyles, and end of life options.

Dictate Admission orders, History and Physicals, Discharge Summaries and Transfer Summaries

Consent and consult patients for surgery and explain potential risks for procedures

Autoclave instruments and interpret in-house strep and urine cultures

Physician Assistant Clinical Experience

Family Medicine Camp Lejeune Naval Hospital, Jacksonville, NC January 2018

Vance Family Medicine, Henderson, NC February 2018

Behavioral Medicine Eastern Psychiatric Behavioral Specialists, Greenville, NC February 2018-March 2018

Orthopedic Surgery Vidant Orthopedics Washington, Washington, NC March 2018- April 2018

Lower GI Surgery UNC Medical Center, Chapel Hill, NC April 2018- May 2018

Pediatrics Washington Pediatrics, Washington, NC May 2018- June 2018

Emergency Medicine Johnston Memorial Hospital, Smithfield, NC June 2018- July 2018

Plastic Surgery ECU Plastic and Reconstruction Surgery, Greenville, NC July 2018- August 2018

Geriatrics ECU BSOM Geriatrics, Greenville, NC August 2018, September 2018

Women’s OB/GYN ECU BSOM Family Practice, Greenville, NC September 2018- October 2018

Internal Medicine ECU BSOM- Inpatient FP, Greenville, NC October 2018- November 2018

Sundar Internal Med. Associates, Henderson, NC

Professional Experience

Sunrise Assisted Living- Cary, NC 2010-2014

Lead Care Manager/ Med. Tech.

Assisting elderly residents with various ADLs

Managing other care managers on the floor during shifts

Washing resident’s laundry

Serving meals during mealtimes

Communicating with family members about concerns and updates

Front line care manager during difficult situations such as death, falls, arguments, and combative residents

Providing care for hospice residentsA

Emotional support for residents with dementia

Preparing correct paperwork for a resident when they are sent out to the hospital

Answering phone calls

Communicating with providers about resident’s health concerns

Supervising and leading brain stimulating activities and recreational activities daily for groups of residents

Ensuring and maintaining a safe living environment for all residents

Managed medications for residents during their evening med passes

Duke Regional Hospital- Durham, NC 2014-2016

Healthcare Unit Coordinator/ CNA I

Deliver excellent patient care to mothers and their newborn babies

Perform hearing tests and first baths for newborns

Set up the sterile field with necessary instruments and supplies for newborn baby circumcisions

Assist providers during circumcision procedures

Answer phone calls and call bells

Scan documents into patient charts and create/update patient charts upon patient’s arrival to the floor

Stock patient rooms with correct materials and make beds up for new admissions

Help in the special care nursery with feeding and caring of babies in unfortunate circumstances, such as drug withdrawal and abandonment

Order equipment for patients as needed and put in work order requests for damaged/malfunctioning items

Assist patients to their cars upon discharge

Type birth certificates and notarize Acknowledgement of Paternity (AOP) certificates for all newborn babies

Perform heel sticks and newborn screens on newborns


UNCW Dean’s list

Graduated Cum Laude at UNCW

ECU Dean’s list

Employee of the year at Sunrise Assisted Living

Employee of the Month at Sunrise Assisted Living


American Academy of Physician Assistants

National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants

Volunteer Experience

Tarboro Outreach Community Center Volunteer 2016 and 2017

Hurricane Matthew Relief Volunteer 2016

Rocky Mount Community Center Weight Loss Education Program 2016

Prepared and delivered sandwiches to the Raleigh Homeless Shelter 2010-2014

References: see attached


Elizabeth Bunting, MS, PA-C

ECU Admissions Coordinator

ECU- Clinical Associate Professor


Dr. Alan Gindoff, DHSc, PA-C

ECU PA Program Director, Chair

ECU- Clinical Associate Professor


Dr. Catherine Ellis, DO

ECU Family Medicine


John Wuest, PA-C

Vidant Beaufort Hospital Emergency Dept.


Dr. Tomar Reisler, MD

ECU Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Specialist


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