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Physician Assistant Medical

Atlanta, GA
October 16, 2020

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Cara T. Jackson, PA-C

**** ******* **. ***. ***-*004

Marietta, GA 30062

Phone: 678-***-**** • Email: • LinkedIn: Objective

To obtain a position as a Physician Assistant which draws upon my clinical and academic core competence. This position would challenge my expertise, along with my interpersonal and leadership skills. Education

Gardner-Webb University May 2020

Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies Boiling Springs, NC Georgia State University May 2014

Bachelors of Science in Psychology with a Pre-medical Concentration Atlanta, GA Cum Laude - GPA: 3.54


Drug Diversion in Healthcare Settings Jan 2017- Jan 2018 Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health, Georgia Southern University Statesboro, GA Core Competencies

Laboratory testing & interpretation

Joint injections

IM & IV injections

Peripheral IV placement

Radiologic Interpretation

Ultrasonic Interpretation

EKG Interpretation

Catheterization & removal

Wound suture & dressing

Punch/excisional/shave biopsy

Incision & Drainage with packing

Local anesthesia administration

Pap smears

Rectal exams


Foreign body removal


Ear irrigation

Fluorescein eye staining

Vaginal & C-section delivery

IUD implantation & removal

SQ contraceptive implantation

Pessary removal & insertion

Endotracheal intubation

LMA placement

Arterial puncture

Joint dislocation reduction

Joint splinting & casting

* Computer/EMR Training: Electronic medical record experience with Canopy, Athena, and Epic. Resident Management Systems, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft Picture Manager, Web Page Creation, WordPad, E-mail and Internet Proficient Clinical Experience

Internal Medicine ~ Cherokee Medical Center May - Jun 2019 Gaffney, SC Pediatrics ~ Shelby Children’s Clinic Jul 2019 Shelby, NC Mental Health ~ Rutherford Regional Jul - Aug 2019 Rutherfordton, NC General Surgery ~ Doctors Hospital Aug - Sept 2019 Augusta, GA Underserved ~ Hamilton Convenient Care Oct - Nov 2019 Dalton, GA ER Medicine ~ Eastside Medical Center Nov - Dec 2019 Lawrenceville, GA Family Medicine ~ Hamilton Convenient Care Dec - Feb 2019 Dalton, GA Women’s Health ~ Women’s Health of Edenton Feb - Mar 2019 Edenton, NC Orthopedic Surgery ~ Doctors Hospital Mar - Apr 2019 Augusta, GA Professional Experience

Medical Assistant/Site Leader ~ Peachtree Immediate Care Jun 2020 - present Atlanta, GA

● Management of site operations of urgent care clinic

● Screening protocol for patient signs & symptoms

● Collection and interpretation patient lab results for COVID-19

● Documentation symptoms & results for patient diagnosis Administrative Assistant ~ Engle Martin Claims & Associates May 2017 - Jan 2018 Atlanta, GA

● Provided aid in special projects assigned by the company

● Reviewed, organized, and recorded claim reports

● Established administrative/secretarial support for third party administrators Medical Assistant ~ Lorio Psych Group Jun 2015 - Jul 2016 Atlanta, GA

● Filed patient prescriptions and charts

● Collecting patient vitals and blood pressure readings and intake information

● Organized and recorded reports for diagnosis and treatment of patients

● Completed special projects assigned by physicians, counselors, and therapists Office Manager ~ Lorio Psych Group May 2014 - Jul 2016 Atlanta, GA

● Provided administrative support for patients of practice

● Provided aid in special projects assigned by doctors

● Reviewed, organized, and recorded reports for diagnosis and treatment of patients

● Established administrative/secretarial support for patients and physicians

● All billing and accounts receivable

Professional Memberships

GA Academy of Physician Assistants, Member Jan 2020 – present NC Academy of Physician Assistants, Member Oct 2019 – present American Academy of Physician Assistants, Member May 2018 – present Gold Key International Honor Society, Member Oct 2011 – present National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Member Oct 2010- present Certification

National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants June 2020 – present Medication Assisted Treatment training Jul 2019 – present HIPAA/OSHA Sept 2019 – present

ACLS for Healthcare Providers - American Heart Association Feb 2019 – present BCLS for Healthcare Providers -Certified by the American Heart Association Feb 2019 – present Foundational Safe Zone Training Sept 2018 – present CPR/Emergency First Aid/AED Instruction-Certified by the American Red Cross 2017 – present Distinctions

AAPA Representative Chair for Gardner-Webb University 2018 - 2019 The Pact GSU organization E-Board 2013 - 2014

Member of the Golden Key International Honor Society 2011 Induction into the National Society of Collegiate Scholars 2010 HOPE Scholarship Recipient Aug 2009 - May 2013

Dean’s List Aug 2009 - May 2012

Activities and Community Service

Health Fair with Hamilton Physicians group 2019

Junior Achievement of Georgia at Parkview High School 2019 Atlanta Humane Society 2011

Collegiate 100 2011

Relay for Life 2011

Safehouse Outreach 2010 - 2011

AIDS Walk Atlanta 2010


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