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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary
Seasoned, compassionate Physician Assistant with over 12 years of experience in the field of Neurology and Neuro-vascular disease, with a focus on team building, evaluating patient care for effectiveness and developing high standards of practice. Specialist in Comprehensive Stroke Center standards and practices.
Skill Highlights
  • Comprehensive stroke care mastery
  • Relationship and team building
  • Staff training and development
  •  Strategic planning expertise
Experience
Neurology Advanced Practice Care Manager, 04/2015 to Current
Dignity HealthDurango, CO,
  • Integral part of an administrative and clinical team that worked to obtain a Joint Commission comprehensive stroke center certification.
  • Incorporated evidence-based care into practice environment to ensure high quality stroke care for patients and their families.
  • Implemented policies and procedure to comply with Department of Health and Joint Commission regulatory standards.
  • Provided thorough supervision for day-to-day operations of facility in accordance with set policies and guidelines.
  • Prepares for internal and external regulatory agencies reviews such as the Joint commission and Department of Health.
  • Revised policies and procedures in accordance with changes in regulatory standards and clinical practice guidelines.
  • Minimized staff turnover through appropriate selection, orientation, training, staff education and development.
  • Clinical coverage of stroke service when necessary.
  • Create and implement clinical competencies    
  • Monitor PA and NP contributions to patient outcomes. 
  • Regularly evaluated employee performance, provided feedback and assisted, coached and disciplined staff as needed.
  • Ensures staff compliance with regulatory standards of the Joint Commission, Department of Health and hospital policies and procedures.
  • Promotes effective communication between all staff members and interdepartmental personnel.
Physician Assistant Supervisor Neurology/Stroke, 2013 to 04/2015
NYU LutheranCity, STATE,
  • Recruit, hire, train and mentor Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners
  • Develop and implement competencies.
  • Assist with development and application of protocols and policies
  • Facilitator Quality and Protocol committee
  • Help develop and implement methods to ensure Stroke performance measures are achieved.
  • Ensure all members of the team are compliant with performance initiatives.
  • Update and review stroke and Neuro-interventional protocols
  • Key clinician in the development of the Stroke Evidence Medicine Pathway for EMR
  • Member of Transitions in Care team to provide continuous care throughout the NYU Lutheran Health Care system
  • Provide superior medical and neurological care at a designated Stroke Center.
  • Assess, diagnose and admit Stroke patients from emergency department and inpatient
  • Evaluate patients eligible IV tPA and Neurointerventions and administer IV tPA
  • Proficient in interpreting Cranial CT, CTA and MRI/MRA images.
  • Manage patients with increased intracranial pressure, seizures and stroke related complications.
  • Manage patients with multiple medical issues and co morbidities in the neuroscience unit.
  • Provide follow up care to patients in a clinic setting.
  • Collect data and assist in research projects.
  • Provide education to patients and family members on stroke and stroke risk factors.
Physician Assistant, 05/2011 to 11/2012
Maimonides Medical Center Stroke CenterCity, STATE,
  • Evaluate and diagnose Stroke patients from the emergency department.
  • Assess patients that are eligible for IV tPA or Neuro-interventional radiology candidates and administer IV tPA.
  • Monitor and care for patients in the stroke unit.
Physician Assistant Cardiac Catheterization, 02/2010 to 05/2011
Lutheran Medical CenterCity, STATE,
  • Perform Pre and Post Cardiac procedure examinations
  • Monitor and provide care to patients in Post Cardiac Care Units
  • Remove femoral artery sheaths and manually compress to obtain hemostasis
  • Evaluate patients with ST elevation Myocardial infarctions in the emergency department
  • Assist with Cardiac Catheterizations.
Physician Assistant Neurology/Stroke, 04/2003 to 02/2010
Lutheran Medical CenterCity, STATE,
  • Provide superior medical and neurological care at a designated Stroke Center.
  • Provide follow up care to patients in a clinic setting.
  • Collect data and assist in research projects.
  • Provide educations to patients and family members on stroke and stroke risk factors.
Physician Assistant Orthopedic Spine Surgery, 2003 to 02/2003
Darryl Antonacci MDCity, STATE,
  • Assessed patients in an office setting for underlying spine related injuries/pathology.
  • First assistant for orthopedic spine surgery.
Physician Assistant Pre-surgical testing, 08/2000 to 09/2002
New York Methodist HospitalCity, STATE,
  • Perform pre-op examinations and testing.
  • Screen patients for medical conditions that are high risk for surgery.
Physician Assistant Cardiology/Internal Medicine , 08/1999 to 08/2000
Chitra Gopa, MDCity, STATE,
  • Perform initial history and physical examinations on new patients.
  • Follow up care for patients in an office setting.
  • Administer and interpret Electrocardiograms.
  • Manage coumadin therapy.
Education and Training
: , Expected in 1999
Sisters of Charity Bayley Seton Physician Assistant Program - ,
GPA:
Bachelor of Science: Exercise Science , Expected in 1994
Hofstra University - ,
GPA:
Minor in Psychology
Skills
  • Proficient in EPIC, ECW and Vista EMRs
  • Kronos timekeeping
Certifications and Licenses

Advance Cardiac Life Support Provider                                        January 2016

Basic Cardiac Life Support Provider                                             January 2016

NIH Stroke Scale Certification                                                          April 2016                    

NCCPA Certification renewal                                                    December 2014

NYS Physician Assistant licence renewal                                      October 2014

NCCPA Initial Certification                                                                       1999
New York State Physician Assistant License                                             1999

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School Attended

  • Sisters of Charity Bayley Seton Physician Assistant Program
  • Hofstra University

Job Titles Held:

  • Neurology Advanced Practice Care Manager
  • Physician Assistant Supervisor Neurology/Stroke
  • Physician Assistant
  • Physician Assistant Cardiac Catheterization
  • Physician Assistant Neurology/Stroke
  • Physician Assistant Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Physician Assistant Pre-surgical testing
  • Physician Assistant Cardiology/Internal Medicine

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science

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