Physician Assistant with 8 years of experience in Emergency Medicine seeks full time employment in Urgent Care that utilizes my skills, energy, and passion for providing quality patient care.
Emergency Department Physician Assistant in a fast-paced environment involved in all aspects of patient care. This includes: detailed histories and physical examinations, development and implementation of treatment plans, prescription medications, ordering and interpreting laboratory tests and diagnostic studies as well as many emergency and non-emergency procedures. Duties include: suturing, joint reductions, I & D, fracture management including reduction and splinting, nasal packing, foreign body removal, and intubation. EPIC computer trained.
PRN position- Involved in all aspects of patient care for walk-in patients that have non-life threating illness or injury that requires immediate attention. Detailed history and physical examinations, minor surgical procedures, ordering and interpretation of tests and imaging, prescription medications and formulating treatment plans.
Sole provider in a low acuity Urgent Care setting providing patient care including: History and physical examinations, treatment plans, prescription medications, immunizations, and Point of Care testing (POCT) including rapid strep, Hemoglobin and urinalysis.
Part-time ICU-CCU Cardiovascular Technician Specialist (CVTS). Involved in all aspects of patient care during a 12 hr. shift. Responsibilities included: Monitoring vitals, IV fluids, outputs, ventilators, balloon pumps, cardiac monitors, medication administration (oral, IV,IM, SC), suction breathing tubes, IV catheter insertion and perform ABG's, documentation and collaborating with the Physicians and nurses.
Provided the citizen's of Cedar Rapids with emergency fire and medical assistance. Stationed on an ACLS fire engine and responsible for advanced patient care before the ambulance arrived for transport. EMS duties included: Patient assessments, IV catheter insertion, medication administration, cardiac monitoring, defibrillation, external pacing and cardioversion, airway management, including intubation, extrication, immobilization, splinting and bandaging, wound care and monitoring vital signs. Accountable for documentation, station duties, fire calls.
State Board of Physician Assistant Examiners-Licensed Physician Assistant, 2005-present
National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistants-Certified PA, 2005-present
Advanced Trauma Life Support, 2007-present
Advanced Cardiac Life Support, 1997-present
Pediatric Advanced Life Support, 1997-present
Iowa Certified Paramedic Specialist, 1997-present
Basic Life Support, 1986-present
Basic Life Support Instructor, 1997-2005
National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians-Paramedic, 1997-2005
Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support, 1997-2003
Emergency Medical Technician-Basic, 1986-1997
American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), 2003-present
Iowa Physician Assistant Society (IPAS), 2005-present
Society of Emergency Medicine Physician Assistants (SEMPA), 2007-present
Washington Academy of Physician Assistants (WAPA), 2003-2005
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