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Physician Assistant Medical

United States
August 14, 2012

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Kendra Ruckman PA-C - Curriculum Vitae

*** ***** ***** **, *********, Georgia 30813

Cell: 321-***-**** :

Professional Summary:

Dedicated and skilled Physician Assistant currently board certified in Georgia with 2 1/2 years of Urgent Care/Family Practice experience. Seeking employment in Florida in a friendly, enthusiastic and hard-working environment. Knowledgeable and caring provider with a professional attitude and excellent communication skills.

Licenses and Certifications:

• NCCPA certified since 2009

• Current BLS and ACLS Certification

• GAPA: Georgia Association of Physician Assistants

• AAPA: American Academy of Physician Assistants

Skills and Highlights:

- Urgent Care and Family Practice experience with a notable patient following

- Patient/family advocate and educator

- Skilled in minor surgical procedures, biopsies, trigger point and joint injections and fracture treatment.

- Capable of practicing independently as well as with a team

- Professional demeanor with great interpersonal skills

- Ability to evaluate and treat patients both efficiently and effectively.

- Adept in EMR Allscripts: Trained other providers and helped program the system

- High ethical standards with a strong dedication to the well-being of my patients and the success of the practice.

Work Experience:

Certified Physician Assistant

February 2010 to Current

Urgent MD – Augusta, Georgia

- Appropriately diagnosed and treated a variety of acute and chronic diseases and injuries in a general practice setting.

- Performed various procedures including Incision and Drainage, suturing, skin tag removals, biopsies, basic splinting with Orthoglass, trigger point injections, and joint injections of the knees, shoulders and Sacroiliac joints.

- Served as a preceptor to both existing and applying PA students.

- Assigned as team leader and coordinated work flow of providers and nurses to move patients through the practice expeditiously and with the best care.

- Reconciled billing to ensure that all provided services were accurately documented and appropriately billed.

- Communicated with physicians and other health care providers to provide the best care for patients.

- Performed thorough examinations, ordered labs and other tests appropriately, and analyzed results effectively in order to properly diagnose illnesses and diseases.

- Examined up to 35 patients per day efficiently and effectively.

Medical Assistant

September 2006 to September 2007

Orlando Heart Specialists – Altamonte Springs, Florida

• Administered E.E.C.P (Enhanced External Counterpulsation) Therapy

• Assisted in Nuclear and Chemical Stress Tests and General Exercise Stress Tests.

• Installed and analyzed Holter monitors and Event Recorders.

Education and Training:

Nova Southeastern University 2009

Orlando, Florida

Physician Assistant Studies

Master's Degree Member of the Dean's List

St Augustine School of Medical Assistants 2006

Orlando, Florida

Medical Assistant Certification

Rollins College 2006

Winter Park, Florida


Bachelor's Degree Member of the Dean's list

Lake Highland Preparatory School 2002

Orlando, Florida, United States

High School Diploma Advanced Placement Courses in English and Biology


Cynthia Murray MD: Supervising Physician

Urgent MD

3686 Wheeler Rd

Augusta, GA 30813


Michael Graham: CEO and CFO

Urgent MD

3686 Wheeler Rd

Augusta, GA 30813


Tammi Pavey PA-C: Clinical Director

Urgent MD

3686 Wheeler Rd.

Augusta, GA 30813


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