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Physician Assistant

Reagan, TN, 38368
April 27, 2016

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Barbara S. Coleman PA-S


Physician Assistant Student with expected graduation in May 2016, with ten years of nursing experience in various fields such as pulmonary, family practice, and head trauma/neurology. Currently seeking full-time employment that utilizes my skills, energy and passion for providing quality patient oriented care.


Diagnosis/treat medical conditions/Interrupt Lab/radiology reports/Outpatient/Inpatient Care

Vitals/venipuncture/specimen collection/interruptions/injections

Perform/Read PFTs/EKGs

Foley/Chest tube insertions/regulations

Suture- vertical mattress, horizontal mattress, simple interrupt, etc.

Interrupt x-rays/CT scans

Administer Nebulizer treatments

Patient Education/usage of Peak Flow Meter/inhalers/diabetic testing/insulin injections/epi pen injections

Skin lesion removal- punch biopsy/cryotherapy/incisional

Pelvic exams-Pap smears/Endometrial Biopsy/Cryotherapy of HPV lesions

Pelvic insertions/removal of pessary, IUD, sutures/staples

Nexplanon insertion/removal

Fetal heart monitoring/stress test/prenatal measurements

JP drain removal/management

Cerumen impaction removal

Diabetic Foot exam

Cardiac Stress Test Monitoring/Placement of 24 hour Holter Monitor

I&Ds/Dental Blocks/Casting/splinting/dressing changes


January 2014- Present Bethel University Physician Assistant Program Paris, TN

Masters of Science, Physician Assistant Studies

Intensive program included 12 months of didactic studies followed with 18 months of clinical rotations consisting of 8 core clinical rotation and 3 elective clinical rotations in 5 week intervals.

Master’s Project: Community Outreach Project: 20 hours of volunteer work performed with special needs children teaching and assisting parents in the growth and development of compassion, knowledge, and understanding through games, sport’s activities and bible studies. I also volunteered an additional 10 days in Belize, on medical mission trip to help enhance the ideas behind community outreach.

Clinical Rotations:

General Pediatrics Lifespan, Dr. Patricia Newhouse

Family Medicine I Christian Family Medicine, James Delaney, FNP

Obstetrics/Gynecology McKenzie Medical Center, Dr. Gary Fornera

Family Medicine II Christian Family Medicine, James Delaney, FNP Behavioral Health Pathways Behavioral Health Services, Dr. David Helm

Emergency Medicine Regional Hospital of Jackson, Dave Roberts, PA-C

Internal Medicine Dr. Zaidi & Associates, Dr. Syed Zaidi/Jessica Raines, PA-C

General Surgery Jackson Surgical Associates, Dr. Garrison Smith

Pediatric Hospitalist Jackson Madison County General Hospital, Dr. Michelle Puzdrakiewicz

Oncology, BMT Moffitt Cancer Center, Michael Wilson, PA-C

Oncology, Hematology Kirkland Cancer Center, Dr. Brian Walker

2007-2009 Everest University Melbourne, FL

Masters of Business Administration, Financial Management/Accounting

Graduated Magna cum Laude

2002-2006 Florida Metropolitan University Melbourne, FL

Bachelors of Business Administration, Healthcare Management

Graduated Cum Laude

1992-1993 University of North Dakota Grand Forks, ND

Associates of Nursing, LPN

Employment Summary

2010-2013 TNT Speedy Lube Jackson, TN

Office/Financial Manager

2002-2010 Faith Ministries International Church/School Winter Beach, FL

Financial Manager/Administrative Missionary Assistant/ Principal

1998-2002 John Suen, MD Vero Beach, FL

Medical Assistant/Receptionist/PFT/Lab Technician Pulmonary/Family Medicine

1997-1998 Gemma and Rolando Mendoza, MD Vero Beach, FL

Medical Assistant/Lab Holter Monitor/EKG Neurology/Cardiology

1995-1996 HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital Vero Beach, FL

Medical assistant/PT aide Head Trauma Unit

1994-1995 Indian River Memorial Hospital Vero Beach, FL

Medical assistant Surgical Orthopedic Unit

1993-1994 Good Samaritan Nursing Home Larimore, ND

LPN General Care


ACLS expires Aug 2016

BLS expires Aug 2016

Professional Associations

American Academy of Physician Assistants, since 2014

Tennessee Academy of Physician Assistants, since 2014


James Delany, FNP Christian Family Medicine 731-***-****

Preceptor for Family Medicine I/II

Dave Roberts, PA-C Regional Hospital of Jackson 901-***-****

Preceptor for Emergency Medicine

Dr. Michelle Puzdrakiewicz Jackson Madison County General Hospital 731-***-****

Preceptor for Pediatric Hospitalist

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