Waseca, MN 56093
August 16, 2012
Dear Hiring Personnel:
I am a physician assistant who graduated in May of 2012 from the University of North Dakota-Grand Forks, and I am interested in applying for the physician assistant opening at your facility.
As you will see from my enclosed resume, I have received training in a variety of clinical areas, including emergency medicine, inpatient hospitalist service, primary care, general surgery, pediatrics, and obstetrics. I was a registered nurse in the medical-surgical intensive care unit for
8 years at Mayo Clinic Health System-Mankato before attending PA school. Since beginning PA school, I have continued to work as a per-diem RN in the ICU.
I welcome the opportunity to discuss with you my qualifications and career possibilities. My schedule is flexible, and I am willing to meet with you at your convenience. I will contact you next week to see about arranging a meeting. If you need to reach me before then, please call me at 507-***-****.
Thank you for your consideration. I look forward to speaking with you soon. Sincerely,
ANNA STELTER, PA-C Physician Assistant
16451 Snake Trail *Waseca, MN 56093*507-***-*****
1997-1999 Bethany Lutheran College, Mankato, MN. Associates of Arts degree.
1999-2003 School of Nursing, Minnesota State University, Mankato, Minnesota.
Bachelor of Science degree in nursing.
2010-2012 School of Medicine, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, North
Dakota. Masters degree in Physician Assistant Studies.
2002-2003 Immanuel St. Joseph’s Hospital (Mankato, Minnesota). Certified Nursing Assistant in the emergency department. Involved in rooming patients, taking their vital signs, and assisting the physicians and nurses in procedures, including suturing, casting, and female exams.
2003-2010 Immanuel St. Joseph’s Hospital (Mankato, Minnesota). Registered Nurse in the telemetry and intensive care units. Involved in all aspects of patient care, including: administering medications, admitting, discharging, monitoring, and carrying out physician orders. Lead nurse and member of the rapid response team-responded to codes, traumas, and in house patient concerns.
2011-2012 District One Hospital (Faribault, Minnesota). Physician Assistant student at the University of North Dakota. Completed ER and Hospitalist clerkships. Involved in all aspects of patient care, including: assessing, diagnosing, planning, intervening, and educating patients. Interventions included: suturing, splinting, assisting in central line placements, incising and debriding wounds, assisting in chest tube placement, as well as others. Admitted and discharged patients from the hospital, clinic, and outside facilities.
Mayo Clinic Health System-Waseca (Waseca, Minnesota). Physician Assistant student at the University of North Dakota. Performed DOT physicals, well child exams, pre op and yearly physical exams. Managed acute conditions and chronic diseases in clinic setting.
Mayo Clinic Health System-Mankato (Mankato, Minnesota). Physician Assistant student at the University of North Dakota. Participated in OB/GYN, ER, Internal Medicine, and General Surgery clinical experiences. Involved in all aspects of patient care, including assessing, diagnosing, treating, and educating patients in various specialties. Skills ranged from many complete H&P’s, diagnostic labs and studies, plan of care, treatments (including: suturing, stapling, casting, I&D, wound cultures and dressings, endotracheal intubation, resuscitation, medication administration, female exams, assist with endometrial biopsy, colposcopy, birth control education, infertility care, and 1st OR assist in all specialties).