Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,

Experienced Physician Assistant with 14 years of healthcare experience. Excellent analytical, interpersonal and observational skills focused on maximizing patient care and satisfaction. Specializing in helping all individuals with acute and chronic concerns. Well-versed in assessing patients and determining diagnoses based on physical evaluations and laboratory testing. Work well independently to handle any patient need. Hardworking and reliable. Highly organized, proactive and punctual with team-oriented mentality.

  • First Aid/CPR certified. August 2019.
  • Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills, strong verbal and written communication skills, and advanced computer skills.
  • Ability to respond to emergencies and unpredictable situations with good judgement.
  • Ability to work with available medical equipment.
  • Ability to learn, perform, and assist with a variety of technical procedures.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively interact with a diverse professional and patient population.
  • NCCPA's Code of Conduct requirements
  • Project organization
08/2007 to Current Certified Physician Assistant William Backus Hospital | Mystic, CT,
  • Supervised and managed both Mt Hope Elementary and Mt Hope High School school-based health centers from 2007 until the closing of Mt Hope High School in 2012. Services were offered to students, staff, and community members.
  • As the school-based health care provider, I initiated and was involved with multiple activities that provided health and nutritional information to the community. These activities included cooking classes which offered groceries to participants, health fairs, and wellness screenings.
  • Started and/or opened a school-based health center at Independence High School in 2011 as the primary PA-C on site.
  • Currently supervise and manage Independence High School school-based health center since the clinic's opening in 2012. Services are offered to students, staff, and community members.
  • Confidently able to provide all offered services without the supervising physician being on-site.
  • Currently serve as a school-based health representative for Independence High School during the Local School Improvement Councils (LSIC) meetings.
  • Create agendas and communication materials for team meetings.
  • Currently provides coverage of patients for other physicians and mid-level providers during vacations and days off at several of NRHAs 8 medical sites.
  • Provides weekend urgent care services on a rotational schedule at the Scarbro, WV location.
  • Record complete medical histories, progress notes, procedure documentation, and assessment details in Athena Health EHR system.
  • Independently conduct therapeutic interventions, including wound care and infection management.
  • Conduct thorough physical evaluations including Well Child examinations and collect patient information to facilitate smooth and effective visits.
  • Offer preventative, urgent, and chronic disease management to patients of all ages.
  • Recommend tentative diagnoses based on examinations, test results and reported symptoms.
  • Prescribe therapies and medications, order appropriate referrals, and recommend relevant testing under direction of physician to ameliorate symptoms and treat underlying conditions.
  • Patiently explain prescribed procedures and discuss test results with patients and family members.
  • By offering a sliding scale according to income, as an employee of NRHA, I am able to offer high-quality affordable healthcare to everyone regardless of their ability to pay.
  • Able to provide excellent service and attention to customers when face-to-face or through phone conversations.
  • Earned reputation for good attendance and hard work with high patient productivity.
  • Recognized by management for providing exceptional customer service.
07/2006 to 07/2007 Certified Physician Assistant Clay Primary Care Systems, Inc. | City, STATE,
  • Supervised and managed a school-based health center at Clay Elementary and Clay Middle schools.
  • Treated and managed patients at the Clary Primary Care office as well.
  • Independently conducted health care services without supervising physician on-site.
  • Ordered laboratory testing, physical assessments and specialist consults to help diagnose and treat patients.
  • Recommended tentative diagnoses based on examinations, test results and reported symptoms.
  • Prescribed therapies and medications under direction of physician to ameliorate symptoms and treat underlying conditions.
  • Patiently explained prescribed procedures and discussed test results with patients and family members.
01/2002 to 01/2003 Pharmacy Technician Rhonda's Pharmacy | City, STATE,
  • Prepared requisitions for drugs and supplies as directed by pharmacist.
  • Calculated dosages carefully and prepared prescription labels, promoting accuracy in medication administration.
  • Entered orders into system and filled medication orders.
  • Checked medications for content, accuracy and completeness of all drug packaging and labeling to provide final verification of prescription.
  • Filled and processed prescriptions, delivering prompt and efficient patient care.
  • Collaborated closely with pharmacist to deliver high level of quality care to patients and patrons.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2006 Master of Science | Physician Assistant Mountain State University, Beckley, WV GPA:
  • Magna cum laude graduate
  • Dean's List Honoree
  • Served in three separate Rural Health Educational Partnership (RHEP) rotations. Throughout each of these rotations, I participated in programs and activities to educate and prepare students for rural practice and supporting health care services in a rural context.
  • Completed rotations in psychiatry, family practice, rural health, emergency medicine, internal medicine/gastroenterology, general surgery, geriatrics, and pediatrics.
  • Completed and passed each end of rotation exam as well as the cumulative Physician Assistant Clinical Knowledge Rating and Assessment Tool (PACKRAT) examination.
Expected in 05/2006 Bachelor of Science | Physician Assistant Mountain State University, Beckley, WV GPA:
Expected in 05/2001 High School Diploma | Wyoming East High School, New Richmond, WV, GPA:
  • Magna cum laude graduate
  • Ranked in Top 10% of class
  • NCCPA certification

Identification number 1072899.

Exp. 12/2021.

  • WV Board of Osteopathic Medicine

Active License # 454

Exp 03/31/2022

  • CPR/BLS with AED & first aid certification

American Red Cross

Exp 2021

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