Ian N. Perkins, PA-C Physician Assistant-Certified
firstname.lastname@example.org 603-***-**** Raleigh, NC 27612
Highly motivated and exceptionally trained Board Certified Physician Assistant with nine years of experience delivering and managing patient focused care as an integral member of critical care environments. Skilled in assessing, diagnosing and treating a broad range of health conditions both independently and collaboratively, offering integrated care to optimize outcomes. Maintains meticulous attention to detail in adhering to all standard of care and professional practice. Demonstrates an unwavering commitment to continuously improving the quality of cost-effective healthcare delivery. Proven ability to thrive in a high-volume, fast paced healthcare environment. Seeking to leverage professional credentials and experiences to transition into a dynamic Outpatient Physician Assistant role. Areas of Expertise include:
Acute & Critical Care
Diagnostic Testing & Interpretation
Electronic Medical Records
Surgical First Assisting
Comprehensive Health Assessments
Patient & Family Education
RALEIGH EMERGENCY MEDICINE ASSOCIATES Raleigh, NC 2018 – Present
Dedicated emergency medicine specialists committed to caring for the ill and injured throughout central North Carolina.
physician assistant: emergency department at rex hospital
Sole provider offering problem focused direct patient care for up to 50 patients per day in 2 urgent care facilities as well as the main emergency department with Rex UNC throughout the Raleigh and Holly Springs areas. Evaluate and treat a broad range of acute illnesses and injuries requiring skilled care provision including wound repair, I & D, arthrocentesis, joint reduction, fracture reduction and stabilization, and peripheral nerve blocks. Collaborate with inpatient and outpatient consultants to coordinate higher level care, if needed. Maintain accurate and timely documentation of patient exchanges utilizing electronic medical records.
Recognized for consistently achieving superior patient satisfaction rating scores.
EMERGENCY MEDICINE PHYSICIANS 2014 – 2018
physician assistant: emergency department at exeter hospital (per diem)
Conducted problem focused health assessments to evaluate patients of varying acuity with emergent injuries and illnesses. Prescribed and administered diverse treatment regimens including pharmaceuticals, as needed. Monitored patient’s ongoing progression; reevaluated and modified care plans, if necessary. Collaborated with multidisciplinary healthcare providers to offer integrated care to maximize recovery efforts. Ensured timely and complete clinical documentation to support continuity of care and organizational compliance. Proficient in performing minor procedures including simple and complex wound repair, incision and drainage, arthrocentesis, and lumbar punctures.
PORTSMOUTH REGIONAL HOSPITAL 2012 – 2018
cardiothoracic and vascular surgery physician assistant
Delivered comprehensive pre- and post-operative care for up to 30 patients per shift on the cardiothoracic and vascular surgery unit. First assisted in surgical procedures including open heart, general thoracic, and vascular surgery cases. Experienced in endoscopic saphenous vein harvesting. Offered attentive bedside care in performing tube thoracostomy, arterial line placement, and ventral venous cannulation, percutaneous tracheostomy and gastrostomy. Recovered post-surgical patients and monitored ongoing care and pain management until unit transfer or discharge. Educated patients and their family members on requisite follow-up care to optimize outcomes.
NEWTON-WELLESLEY HOSPITAL Newton, MA 2010 – 2012
staff physician assistant
Independently assessed patients across the lifespan with varied levels of acuity in a 24-bed emergency department with attending physician oversight. Ordered and interpreted diagnostic lab and imaging studies to investigate patient’s condition and to generate differential and working diagnoses. Developed and administered an individualized treatment plan including pharmacological and nonpharmacological interventions. Consulted and conferred with admitting physicians and multidisciplinary clinicians to optimize patient outcomes. Skilled in performing simple and complex wound repair, incision and drainage, arthrocentesis and lumbar punctures.
Additional work experience as Per-Diem Physician Assistant with Portsmouth Regional Hospital Emergency Department and EMT Basic and Paramedic with Lyons Ambulance Service, Kingston Fire Department, and Rockingham Regional Ambulance.
Education & Certifications
Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies
UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND Portland, ME 2010
Certificate in Paramedic Studies
NEW ENGLAND EMS INSTITUTE Manchester, NH 2006
Bachelor of Arts in Political Studies with a Minor in Premedical Sciences
GORDON COLLEGE Wenham, MA 2005
National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, Physician Assistant Certified, (Active)
North Carolina Licensed Physician Assistant, (Active)
ACLS and BLS Certified, (Active)
International Medical Relief in Port-au-Prince, Haiti