Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Certified Physician Assistant with 11+ years of experience dedicated to providing exceptional patient care in both clinical and surgical settings. Upon graduation, recruited to join the Apheresis Consult Team at the University of Alabama Birmingham Hospital in the specialty of transfusion medicine. Responsibilities included the planning, coordination, and performing of both inpatient and outpatient extracorporeal photopheresis and therapeutic plasma exchange procedures. Relocated to Sacramento, CA in April, 2013 and joined Summit Orthopedic Specialists as first assist with differing total joint, arthroscopic, trauma, and sports medicine related surgical procedures. Also responsible for patient diagnostic, preoperative, and postoperative care in the clinical and urgent care setting. Relocated to the Birmingham, AL area in April, 2015 and began working in the specialty of neurosurgery, gaining additional experience in both the clinical and hospital setting. Later served as the Program Director of the Dean Ornish Lifestyle Medicine Program, an intensive cardiac rehabilitation program focused upon reversing and halting cardiac disease through lifestyle modification practices. Most recently gained 2 years of additional experience in the clinical research environment working as a sub-investigator on differing vaccine and pharmaceutical trials.

  • Director of intensive cardiac rehabilitation program, including recruitment of staff and patients, clinical marketing, and patient education
  • Experience working in the outpatient, inpatient, and surgical setting.
  • Outstanding interpersonal communication.
  • Practiced at completing comprehensive electronic medical documentation.
  • Trained surgical first assistant with a focus upon suturing technique and postoperative wound care.
  • Utilizes skills, energy, and passion for providing quality patient oriented care.
  • Completion of complex technical procedures.
  • Sub-Investigator on 13+ vaccine and pharmaceutical clinical trials
Work History
Physician Assistant Sub-Investigator , 11/2020 - Current
Cardiology Care Clinic Of Lake Oconee , , Greensboro, GA
  • Served as the Sub-Investigator on over 13 clinical trials in the specialties of cardiology, nephrology, and endocrinology as well as several vaccine and observational trials.
  • Documented findings and prepared detailed reports.
  • Carefully documented statements, observations and evidentiary materials.
  • Collaborated with federal agencies on investigations.
  • Collected, analyzed and interpreted information, documentation and physical evidence associated with investigations.
Cardiac Rehabilitation, Physician Assistant, 01/2018 - 02/2020
  • Establishment of Dean Ornish Lifestyle Medicine Program program at Cardiology Care Clinic through partnership with Ornish Lifestyle Medicine Corporation
  • Utilization of Ornish marketing materials to educate patients regarding cardiac focus and goals of 9 week, 72 hour program
  • Recruitment of eligible cardiac patients, including screening of medical history, physical examination, and continued medical management
  • Coordination of all Ornish gatherings, including recruitment informational events, Ornish orientation gatherings, Ornish cohort weekly educational sessions, and alumni support gatherings
  • Establishment and continued leadership of team members by guiding monthly meetings, weekly assessment of goal measurements, and continued support throughout cohort education
  • Assessment of all cohort participant results, including an overview of post-program laboratory values, vital signs, stress management, and assessment of overall wellness.
Certified Physician Assistant, 04/2015 - 07/2017
  • Surgical/Clinical Neurosurgery Specialty: Certified physician assistant working in a fast paced neurosurgery service.
  • Practiced in completing comprehensive history and physical examinations while developing both short and long term treatment plans.
  • Practiced in postoperative rounding of inpatients and clinical note documentation.
  • Responsible for educating patients and family members regarding the preoperative and postoperative care plans.
Certified Physician Assistant, 04/2013 - 09/2014
  • Surgical / Clinical Orthopedic Specialty, Summit Orthopedic Specialists: Assumed increasing responsibilities in role of primary hospital physician assistant assisting four orthopedic surgeons with differing sports medicine, total joint, and trauma surgical cases while also performing the majority of the patient medical management.
  • Rounding performed at three major hospitals and three surgical centers.
  • Served as surgical first assistant with an average of 15 surgical cases per week.
  • Performed closure and dressings of all surgical wounds.
  • Provided clinical evaluation and treatment of preoperative, postoperative, urgent care, and admittance of new patients.
  • Responsible for trauma call and office call coverage.
  • Completed all postoperative, rounding, and clinical note documentation.
  • Performed both corticosteroid and viscosupplementation injections.
Certified Physician Assistant, 03/2011 - 02/2013
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  • Sole mid-level practitioner working with fast paced Apheresis consult service.
  • Experience in performing, monitoring, and coordinating extracorporeal photopheresis and therapeutic plasma exchange procedures for both inpatient and outpatient care.
  • Practiced in providing comprehensive history and physical examinations and developing pre-procedural and post-procedural consult documentation.
  • Subcutaneous administration of local anesthetic, accessing subcutaneous ports and external central venous catheters, de-accessing subcutaneous ports and external central venous catheters and post-procedural dressing requirements.
  • Trouble-shooting subcutaneous ports and external central venous catheter complications, monitoring patient vital signs, communicating and coordinating treatment plans with primary teams.
  • Educated patients and family members regarding care prior, during and following completion of extracorporeal photopheresis and therapeutic plasma exchange treatments.
  • Responsible for coordination of long and short term treatment schedules for patients requiring management of differing acute and chronic illnesses such as myasthenia gravis, graft versus host disease, focal segmental glomerulosclerosis, thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, acute hear rejections, neuromyelitis optica and multiple sclerosis.
Bachelor of Science: , Expected in 07/2007
University of Georgia - Athens, GA
  • GPA: 3.8/4.0.
  • Hope Scholarship recipient.
  • Member of Delta Zeta Sorority with participation in philanthropy events focused upon supporting the Starkey Hearing Foundation.
Master of Science: , Expected in 12/2010
University of Alabama At Birmingham - Birmingham, AL
  • GPA: 3.8/4.0.
  • Completed 10 rotations providing training and education in both the surgical and clinical setting.

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