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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Physician Assistant with 5+ year clinical background and excellent interpersonal and management skills. Highly proficient in gathering clinical data, analyzing complex information and completing comprehensive physical exams. Successful patient management with excellent diagnosis skills.

Skills
  • Direct Patient Care and Education
  • Performing Physical Examinations
  • Explaining Complex Diagnoses
  • Supporting Daily Living Needs
  • Treatment Options
  • Infection Control Procedures
  • Medical Histories and Vital Statistics
  • EMR System - Eclinical Works (eCW)
  • Diagnostic Test Ordering
  • Lab Result Assessment
  • Team Meetings
  • Patient and Family Education
  • Diagnostic Screenings/HEDIS
  • BLS Certified
  • Medical History Review
  • Disease Prevention
  • Symptom Assessment and Evaluation
  • Patient Examination
  • Ensuring Patients Comfort
  • Diet Advisement
  • Client Satisfaction
  • Prescription Refills
  • Disease Processes
Work History
Certified Physician Assistant, 03/2016 to Current
The Davis CommunityWilmington, NC,
  • Diagnosed issues and implemented treatment plans to resolve problems or help manage symptoms.
  • Adhered to strict HIPAA guidelines to protect patient privacy.
  • Referred to and consulted with physicians and other healthcare providers on patient care.
  • Met with patients to discuss medical histories and current complaints.
  • Reviewed patient allergies, problems, medications and immunization statuses.
  • Ordered and executed various tests, analyses and diagnostic images to provide information on patient condition.
  • Updated clinical knowledge and skills through formal and informal continuing education, workshop attendance and literature review.
  • Conducted physical assessments of relevant body areas and performed standardized tests to check responses.
  • Used intake and screening instruments to conduct assessment of needs and to obtain complete medical history.
  • Rapidly analyzed and responded to critical situations such as cardiovascular, abdominal and neurological in emergency situations.
  • Educated patients on variety of infectious disease issues, nutrition, obesity and smoking cessation to improve overall health and wellness.
  • Implemented therapeutic regiments involving medications and other interventions to mitigate symptoms and prevent reoccurrence.
  • Reviewed medical testing requests to determine validity of diagnostic testing requests.
  • Stayed abreast of advances in treatments, emerging pharmaceutical applications and new diagnostic tools for application in geriatric medicine.
  • Monitored patients on mental health medications and adjusted prescriptions to control symptoms.
  • Identified alternative pain control methods to avoid use of opioids and other overly-abused narcotics.
  • Triaged patient calls and email services to best respond to questions concerning treatment, symptoms and medication management.
Certified Physician Assistant, 11/2015 to 03/2016
HCA Trauma NeurosurgeryCity, STATE,
  • Worked with the on-call trauma neurosurgeon assisting with surgeries, inpatient hospital rounds, and follow-up appointments in the outpatient trauma clinic.
  • Ordered and executed various tests, analyses and diagnostic images to provide information on patient condition.
  • Conducted physical assessments of relevant body areas and performed standardized tests to check responses.
  • Used intake and screening instruments to conduct assessment of needs and to obtain complete medical history.
  • Educated patients on recovery methods and times.
  • Gathered medical history and addressed patient questions and concerns regarding health and treatment.
  • Analyzed patients' medical histories, medication allergies, physical conditions and examination results to determine best procedure.
  • Updated charts and patient information to show findings, treatments and medications.
  • Ordered tests for nurses and other medical personnel to perform.
  • Quickly learned new skills and applied them to daily tasks, improving efficiency and productivity.
Certified Nursing Assistant, 09/2011 to 05/2012
Tallahassee Primary Care AssociatesCity, STATE,
  • Checked patient vitals such as temperature and blood pressure.
  • Sanitized, restocked and organized exam rooms and medical equipment.
  • Obtained client medical history, medication information, symptoms and allergies.
  • Directed patients to exam rooms, fielded questions and prepared for physician examinations.
  • Performed clerical duties, such as word processing, data entry, answering phones and filing.
  • Called and faxed pharmacies to submit prescriptions and refills.
  • Scheduled appointments, registered patients and distributed sample pharmaceuticals as prescribed.
Education
Master of Medical Science: Physician Assistant Studies, Expected in 08/2015
Nova Southeastern University - Orlando, FL,
GPA:

Chancellor’s List and Dean’s List, Delta Epsilon Iota Honor Society, Graduated with honors

Bachelor of Science: Food and Nutrition, Dietetics, Expected in 08/2012
Florida State University - Tallahassee, FL,
GPA:
Certifications
  • NCCPA Certified Physician Assistant License - PA9109029
  • Basic Life Support/CPR - 2021-2022

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School Attended

  • Nova Southeastern University
  • Florida State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Certified Physician Assistant
  • Certified Physician Assistant
  • Certified Nursing Assistant

Degrees

  • Master of Medical Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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