Physician Assistant Resume Samples

Writing a great Physician Assistant resume is an important step in your job search journey. When writing your resume, be sure to reference the job description and highlight any skills, awards and certifications that match with the requirements. You may also want to include a headline or summary statement that clearly communicates your goals and qualifications.

The following Physician Assistant resume samples and examples will help you write a resume that best highlights your experience and qualifications. If you're ready to apply for your next role, upload your resume to Indeed Resume to get started.

Malik Rabb

Boise ID(123) 456-7891


Surgical Physician Assistant with 15+ years of experience reducing post-op complications and expediting safe hospital discharges. Specializes in neurosurgery and cardiothoracic procedures


Aug '01 - May '03

Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies


RIVER TECH, Neurosurgery Physician Assistant
Jul '19 - Current
  • Serve as sole in-patient PA on the acute neurosurgical floor, caring for patients undergoing craniotomies and spinal surgeries from pre-op to safe discharge
  • Perform non-invasive neurosurgical procedures, including inserting lumbar and Hemovac drains and tapping ventriculoperitoneal shunts
  • Collaborate with 15-person neurosurgeon attending/residency team as well as therapists and case managers to develop thorough, personalized patient care plans
CRANE & JENKINS, Cardiothoracic Physician Assistant
Aug '15 - Jul '19
  • Assisted cardiothoracic surgeons with coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), valve replacement, maze procedures and vein harvesting
  • Conducted post-op care in the cardiovascular intensive care unit and attended daily hospital rounds
  • Clamped off blood vessels, cut sutures and closed skin during surgical operations in collaboration with doctors, anesthesiologists and nurses


  • Pre- and post-operative care

Ebony Moore

Laramie WY(123) 456-7891


Adaptable, patient-focused Certified Physician Assistant with 3+ years of experience in family medicine. Passionate about working with physicians to actively facilitate patient recovery.


Aug '02 - May '14

Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies


CLOUD CLEARWATER, Physician Assistant
Jul '19 - Current
  • Independently order and interpret lab/imaging tests, including x-rays, CT/MRI scans, blood work and electrocardiograms to investigate abnormal conditions
  • Perform minor non-invasive clinical procedures, including suturing, IV implementation, Jackson-Pratt drain removal and fine needle aspiration
  • Diagnose common and acute chronic illnesses, such as chronic pain, diabetes and asthma
  • Prescribe medications and Schedules II-V controlled substances under supervision of physician
CRANE & JENKINS, Physician Assistant
Aug '15 - Jul '19
  • Took patient medical histories, conducted pediatric, geriatric and adult physical examinations and recorded data using EMR software
  • Assisted in non-invasive procedures, such as cortisone joint injections, to help relieve pain and inflammation
  • Educated patients and their families on disease prevention, nutrition/diet and treatment plans


  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Suturing & Injections

Common Skills

  • Active Listening
  • Instructing
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Learning Strategies
  • Long-Term Care
  • Physiology
  • Planned Healthcare Treatment
  • Science
  • Systems Evaluation

Common Certifications

  • APTA
  • CCVT
  • CFMT
  • CPR and First Aid
  • ECS
  • MPTE
  • PTA


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