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Physician Assistant Engineer

Chicago, IL
September 25, 2020

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Matthew Sanders

Physician Assistant

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Chicago, IL 60622


I am a highly committed, resourceful and innovative

physician assistant. As a former paramedic with five years

of emergency and critical care experience, I am able to provide professional patient focused care by drawing on the

medical knowledge, teamwork, and crisis management skills

gained through my diverse work background.


University of Maryland Express Care – Critical Care Paramedic

2014-2018, Baltimore, Maryland

Provided interhospital transport for critically ill and injured patients as part of the team of paramedics, registered nurses, respiratory therapists and physicians. Administered IV fluid and drug therapy in emergency situations, performed advanced airway placement, provided ventilator management as well as monitored balloon pump performance.

Transcare - Paramedic

2011-2014, Baltimore, Maryland

Provided advanced life support for critically ill patients and patients requiring a lower level of care. As team leader, I delegated responsibilities to other healthcare providers to provide treatments such as intravenous, intraosseous, subcutaneous, and sublingual drug therapy while in an emergency setting. Recorded and interpreted 3-lead and 12-lead EKGs, assessed and provided care to patients with acute illness and trauma as well as flares of existing illnesses.

Transcare - EMT

2008-2011, Baltimore, Maryland

Performed duties as a member of an independent two-person team to conduct basic assessments on patients and stabilized for transport. Provided care that included patient assessment and treatments such as supplemental oxygen, assistance with use of prescribed rescue inhalers, splinting fractures, and field dressing non-life threatening lacerations.

A.C. Schultes - Engineer

2004-2008, Edgewater, Maryland

Responsible for daily operations in multiple locations involving

commercial and industrial water-well drilling. Collaborated in a

multi-site team and assisted in the design of high-quality water-wells capable of providing water for decades. Supervised outside contractors including electricians, crane operators to ensure the highest quality work. Performed tests on high capacity submersible motor and pump installations to ensure well output and pump performance met customer demands. The hazardous nature of this job cultivated teamwork and focused on critical decision-making skills.

Elective Clinical


Cardiothoracic Surgery

Northshore Health System - Evanston Hospital

Acted as a member of a team that provided comprehensive healthcare services to cardiac surgery patients. Duties included removal of chest tubes, temporary pacemaker wires, and intracardiac wires. Performed daily rounds on ICU patients and developed post-operative care plans.

Trauma Surgery

University of Maryland - Shock Trauma Center

Directly involved in a multidisciplinary team to treat patients involved in major and minor traumas. Directly involved in the initial evaluation and disposition of trauma victims and providing complex care to critically injured patients.

Orthopedic Surgery

Northshore Health System - Skokie Hospital

Duties included assisting with perioperative patient care under the supervision of physician assistants, including inpatient hospital rounds and taking daily progress notes.


Bethel University Masters of Physician Assistant Studies

2018-2020, Paris, Tennessee

Anne Arundel Community College Paramedic Certificate

2009-2011, Arnold, Maryland

Virginia Military Institute B.S. in Mechanical Engineering

2000-2014, Lexington, Virginia

Licensures and Certifications

Physician Assistant - State of Illinois

2020 - Present

Basic Life Support


Advanced Cardiac Life Support


Pediatric Advanced Life Support




PA Program Clinical Director

Bethel University College of Health Sciences

Physician Assistant Program

Office: 731-***-****

302 B Tyson Ave., Paris, TN 38242


PA Admissions Director and Assistant Professor

Bethel University College of Health Sciences

Physician Assistant Program

Office: 731-***-****

302 B Tyson Ave., Paris, TN 38242


Medical Director, Clinical Informatics

University of Maryland Medical System

R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center

Office: 410-***-****

22 S. Greene St., Baltimore, MD 21201

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