Kristin Lee Henderson, PA-C
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
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
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