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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Dedicated and highly motivated Physician Assistant Certified (PA-C) that brings strong leadership experience and patient care over more than 23 years. Expert focus on health administration to drive proactive measures that maintain operations. Detail-oriented approach to juggling numerous aspects of health services. Deliver unparalleled health care providing quality medicine leveraging life and educational experiences as a Retired Army Officer, Orthopedic, and Neurosurgery Physician Assistant

Skills
  • Supervision & leadership
  • Active listening
  • Team management
  • Friendly, positive attitude
  • Troubleshooting
Experience
08/2022 to Current
Chief APP St Vincent Hospital City, STATE,
  • In addition to continuing as the Lead APP for the Orthopedic and Neurosurgery departments, assumed the position of the Chief APC, responsible for mentoring, coaching and guiding over 70 APP's in a variety of surgical and medical specialties.
  • Works in conjunction with PA Student programs to help facilitate rotations at St. Vincent's hospital to include
12/2014 to Current
Lead APP For Orthopedic and Neurosurgery Service St. Vincent Hospital City, STATE,
  • Lead for 12 APP's in an inpatient setting at a medium sized community hospital
  • As the lead PA-C, developed a plan to integrate both the Orthopedic and Neurosurgery APP services into one team
  • Performs comprehensive and problem focused history and physical exams, interprets and correlates laboratory and diagnostic procedures and evaluates both inpatient and Emergency Room Orthopedic and Neurosurgery consults - Formulates a treatment plan for Orthopedic and Neurosurgical problems within scope of practice
  • Exercises judgment on problems requiring consultation, referral, or evaluation by the supervising orthopedic/neurosurgical surgeon or other health care professionals
  • Orders, collects, and performs appropriate laboratory or diagnostic procedures, and studies including blood and tissue specimens
  • Orders or performs diagnostic studies such as EMG, electrocardiogram, compartment pressure measurements, and x-ray examinations including special x-ray examinations CT, MRI, and bone scans etc
  • Performs procedures such as digital blocks, regional anesthesia, and minor outpatient surgical procedures such as fracture and dislocation reductions, knee, shoulder and hip aspirations, wound closure, wound management, wound debridement, incision and drainage, k-wire removal and hardware removal
  • Assists in surgery to include first assist, deep and superficial tissue closures, application of appliances and any other action delegated by the surgeon
  • Orders, prescribes, dispenses, and administers medication, orthosis, orthotics, braces and other - Assists the Orthopaedic Surgeons in a variety or cases including Sports Medicine, Total Hips and Knees, Hand surgery, Upper and Lower extremity Open Reduction and Internal Fixation and Cervical and Lumbar spinal cases
  • Assists the Neurosurgeons in Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbar spine cases as well as in craniotomies, Ventriculostomies, insertion and removal of Baclofen pumps and burr holes.
12/2013 to 12/2014
Orthopedic PA-C Reliant Medical Group City, STATE,
  • Performs comprehensive and problem focused history and physical exams, interprets and correlates laboratory and diagnostic procedures
  • Interprets and correlates subjective and objective data to formulate a differential diagnosis and establish a working diagnosis
  • Formulates a treatment plan for Orthopaedic problems within scope of practice
  • Implements therapeutic intervention for specific conditions when appropriate
  • Exercises judgment on problems requiring consultation, referral, or evaluation by the supervising orthopedic surgeon or other health care professionals
  • Orders, collects, and performs appropriate laboratory or diagnostic procedures, and studies including blood and tissue specimens
  • Orders or performs diagnostic studies such as EMG, electrocardiogram, compartment pressure measurements, and x-ray examinations including special x-ray examinations CT, MRI, and bone scans etc
  • Performs procedures such as digital blocks, regional anesthesia, and minor outpatient surgical procedures such as: wound closure, wound management, wound debridement, incision and drainage, k-wire removal and hardware removal
  • Performs diagnostic and therapeutic procedures including joint and bursa aspirations, closed reduction of fractures and dislocations, injections of joints, tendons, trigger points and bursa, as well as brace, cast and splint applications
  • Assists in surgery to include first assist, deep and superficial tissue closures, application of appliances and any other action delegated by the surgeon
  • Orders, prescribes, dispenses, and administers medication, orthosis, orthotics, braces and other - Trained as the sole Orthopedic Spine PA-C for the Orthopedic Group
12/2011 to 12/2013
Division Surgeon and Orthopaedic PA U.S. Army City, STATE,
  • Division Surgeon responsible for advising the command of all medical policies and issues, developing medical programs for MD’s, PA’s and Medical personnel and developing policies and programs that merge the Field Medical Facilities with the Community Hospital - Orthopaedic PA-C with the responsibility to provide safe, effective and compassionate treatment for the emergent on-call, specialty consultation and routine evaluation of over 156,000 Soldiers, family members and retirees
  • Serves as the first call to evaluate and treat nonsurgical orthopaedic conditions
  • Serves as the surgical first assistant in the operating room, to include perioperative management - Performs medical histories, detailed musculoskeletal examinations, outpatient procedures and reviews and interprets diagnostic studies for routine and emergent orthopaedic cases - Responsible for all Physician Assistant student and Special Forces medics musculoskeletal training as they rotate through the hospital - Assists in the care of Wounded Warriors with musculoskeletal complaints
Education and Training
Expected in 01/2006 to to
: Orthopedics
U.S. Army Orthopedic PA Residency - Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, TX,
GPA:

Orthopedic Physician Assistant Residency

Expected in 01/2001 to to
M.A: Physician Assistant Studies
University of Nebraska Medical Center - ,
GPA:
Expected in 01/2000 to to
B.S:
University of Nebraska Medical Center - ,
GPA:
Expected in 01/1995 to to
AA:
Saint Leo’s College - ,
GPA:
Expected in to to
MBA: Healthcare Management
Fitchburg State University - Fitchburg,
GPA:
Certifications

Basic Life Support

Certificate of Additional Qualifications (CAQ) in Orthopedics

Additional Information
  • Member of AAPA
  • Member of MAPA

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School Attended

  • U.S. Army Orthopedic PA Residency
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center
  • Saint Leo’s College
  • Fitchburg State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Chief APP
  • Lead APP For Orthopedic and Neurosurgery Service
  • Orthopedic PA-C
  • Division Surgeon and Orthopaedic PA

Degrees

  • M.A
  • B.S
  • AA
  • MBA

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