Licensed Physician assistant with experience in varying medical specialty clinics. Expertise in Mental Health, Primary care, urgent care, women's wellness, geriatric nursing home, STD clinic and laboratory cancer and lab diagnosis. Adept in evaluating patients' physical and mental conditions to formulate either medical or holistic treatment plans. Skilled in providing patient advocacy services to assist patients in emergency situations. Ready to apply medical, addictive therapy, with many years of clinical experience to a dynamic new position.
Personal Statement: I have extensive medical experience in both clinical and laboratory settings, I work well with a team and, independently. I am an effective communicator and can adapt to different environments, and situations. I have worked with many different cultures inside the US and outside of the country on medical mission trips. I am friendly, efficient, loyal and hard working; I have volunteered as a mentor and tutor in community after school programs in Atlanta and, Portland. I am a retired PA and am now considering returning to work.
Clinics- Women's Wellness, Mental health, Nursing home geriatric
Physical exams prior to scheduled surgeries, charting medical histories, ordering labs test, evaluations of test results, surgery cancellations if deemed necessary
Methadone Clinician-Intake addiction evaluation, physical exams, ordering lab test, prescribed daily Methadone dosing for addicted clients: educated patients on detox and withdrawal, medications, addiction, recovery, coping skills and community resources. Began a Dotx-acupuncture clinic. Conducted study of Pregnant women addicted to drugs receiving Methadone- goal, to deliver babies drug free by decreasing Methadone dose over course of pregnancy, labor coach for women in program.
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