Sample Physician Assistant Resume

A physician assistant resume should focus on the applicant's experience, training, and readiness to accept employment. All physician assistant resumes should mention all of the above, as shown in the following example.

Jacob Garfield, P.A.
110 Grand Avenue
Any Town, USA 9999
Home: (888) 888-8888
Cell: (888) 888-7777


Position as a Physician Assistant


Medically trained, comfortable in a hospital setting, experienced PA; professional, compassionate, attentive to detail and patient needs


Physician Assistant, 2002 to present:

Inner City Medical Clinic, Small Town, USA.

Primary duties include providing diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive health care services as indicated and delegated by a licensed physician. Treat minor injuries by suturing, splinting, and casting, record progress, counsel patients and prescribe medications.

Nursing Aide, 1996-1997:

Willowbrook Community Health Care, Major Town, USA.

Responsible for helping patients with daily bathing, eating, dressing and ambulatory needs.


M.A. in Physician Assistance Program, 1998-2002

Johnson Allied Health University, Any City, USA

2002 - National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants


American Association of Physician Assistants

Membership Chair 2004

NOTE: When writing a physician assistant resume of your own use this condensed version as a sample for creating a complete one. Remember that potential employers look for specifics related to the job they want to fill. Include those details in your physician assistant resume.