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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:
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Professional Summary

Motivated, energetic, caring individual seeking to obtain a Physician Assistant position. In the past, I have started, and managed a program for intrathecal pumps, and spinal cord stimulators. I would like to continue to develop my knowledge, and skills in the medical field.

Skills
  • Preoperative and postoperative evaluations
  • Pain pump management
  • Spinal cord stimulator management
  • Dry needling, trigger point, and joint injections
  • Patient education
  • Able to work with a variety of specialists
  • Urine toxicology
  • Interpreting laboratory results
  • Patient management
  • Community Presentations
Work History
Physician Assistant, 01/2022 to Current
Amita HealthVestal, NY,
  • Diagnose issues and implement treatment plans to resolve problems or help manage symptoms.
  • Collaborate with medical colleagues to offer clinical care management, patient education and recovery services.
  • Educate patients on variety of infectious disease issues, nutrition, obesity and smoking cessation to improve overall health and wellness.
  • Conduct physical assessments of relevant body areas and perform standardized tests to check responses.
  • Coordinate admissions and transfers.
  • Meet with patients to discuss medical histories and current complaints.
  • Review patient allergies, problems, medications and immunizations.
  • Update clinical knowledge and skills through formal and informal continuing education, workshop attendance and literature reviews.
  • Adhere to strict HIPAA guidelines to protect patient privacy.
  • Develop patient care plans and document progress toward goals.
  • Assess and treat patients through opioid addictions, making referrals for comorbid conditions.
  • Offer professional, respectful therapy to addicted individuals in a treatment facility.
  • Administer medications and treatment to patients and monitor responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Quickly respond to situations impacting safety and security to facility, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Adhere to strict safety measures by carefully determining proper dosages before administering medications.
  • Methadone treatment plan implementation.
  • Suboxone treatment plan implementation.
  • Community education, Narcan training.
Contact Investigator/Contact Tracer/COVID-19 Vaccinator, 08/2021 to Current
Amita HealthPort Saint Joe, FL,
  • Investigated and identified confirmed and suspected coronavirus cases, also documenting potentially affected contacts.
  • Communicated with documented COVID-19 patients and other exposed persons via phone call, text, e-mail and other platforms.
  • Offered basic guidance regarding testing and medical consultation for those exposed to people with COVID-19.
  • Coordinated with public health and local facilities to support isolation and quarantine of individuals.
  • Contacted people exposed to individuals with COVID-19, assessed symptoms and referred for testing.
  • Provided educational and informational resources regarding isolation policies and quarantine measures.
  • Performed record keeping by logging client information within secure contact-tracing software.
  • Administered immunizations or other basic preventive treatments.
  • Helped vulnerable individuals navigate complex healthcare system.
Physician Assistant, 01/2013 to 01/2017
Amita HealthAllegan, MI,
  • Gave presentations on pain management topics to the community.
  • Educated patients, and families on correct administration of pain medications to avoid adverse reactions and over-use.
  • Triaged patient calls, and emails to best respond to questions concerning treatment, symptoms and medication management.
  • Interviewed patients concerning physical complaints, discussed symptoms, asked questions, and suggested treatment options.
  • Cared for patients in acute, and chronic pain by exploring highly effective, non-opioid pain control methods.
  • Maintained accurate records, and reports regarding patients' histories and progress, services provided, and other required information.
  • Performed hospital rounds.
  • Took call.
  • Monitored advances in treatments, emerging pharmaceutical applications, and new diagnostic tools for application in pain medicine.
  • Identified alternative pain control methods to avoid use of opioids, and other overly-abused narcotics.
  • Ordered, and executed various tests,and diagnostic images to provide information on patient conditions.
  • Referred, and consulted with physicians, and other healthcare providers on patient care.
  • Educated patients on variety of disease issues, nutrition, obesity and smoking cessation to improve overall health and wellness.
  • Updated clinical knowledge, and skills through formal, and informal continuing education, workshop attendance and literature reviews.
  • Performed Botox, trigger-point, and joint injections.
  • Started an intrathecal pump, and spinal cord stimulator program.
  • Skillfully supported physicians during basic, and invasive medical procedures.
  • Performed pre-op and post-op medical evaluations.
Physician Assistant, 01/2011 to 01/2013
Consolidated Tribal Health Project, State StreetCity, STATE,
  • Educated patients, and families on correct administration of pain medications to avoid adverse reactions and over-use.
  • Managed clinic in Ukiah, responsible for patient care.
  • EHR
  • Skillfully supported physicians during basic, and invasive medical procedures.
  • Completed in-depth physical evaluations, and gathered patient medical data to complete speedy, successful office visits.
  • Worker's Compensation experience.
  • Carried out therapeutic interventions such as joint injections, trigger point, and management of pain pump,s and spinal cord stimulators.
  • Updated clinical knowledge, and skills through formal and informal continuing education, workshop attendance, and literature review.
  • Educated patients on variety of disease issues, nutrition, obesity and smoking cessation to improve overall health, and wellness.
  • Teamed with other physicians, specialists and health care providers to provide well-rounded care for complex cases.
  • Ordered and executed various tests, and diagnostic images to provide information on patient conditions.
  • Cared for patients in acute and chronic pain by exploring highly effective, non-opioid pain control methods.
  • Developed rapport with patients, listening closely, and empathizing with their situations.
  • Interviewed patients concerning physical complaints, discussed symptoms, asked questions and suggested treatment options.
Physician Assistant, 01/2009 to 01/2012
Company NameCity, State,
  • Educated patients, and families on correct administration of pain medications to avoid adverse reactions and over-use.
  • Triaged patient calls, and emails to best respond to questions concerning treatment, symptoms and medication management.
  • Interviewed patients concerning physical complaints, discussed symptoms, asked questions and suggested treatment options.
  • Monitored patients on mental health medications, and adjusted prescriptions as needed to control symptoms.
  • Identified alternative pain control methods to avoid use of opioids, and other overly-abused narcotics.
  • Ordered and executed various tests, diagnostic images to provide information on patient condition.
  • Administered preventive screenings to patients, including well-woman exams, and diabetic screening.
  • Obtained a grant to help fund prescriptions for the clinic.
  • Educated patients on variety of disease issues, nutrition, obesity and smoking cessation to improve overall health and wellness.
  • Rapidly analyzed and responded to critical situations such as cardiovascular, abdominal and neurological in emergency situations.
  • Initiated transfer of patients to emergency department when care needs exceeded level of care available at the facility.
  • Obtained exhaustive patient histories, and completed physical examinations to gather complete health picture of patients.
  • Updated clinical knowledge, and skills through formal and informal continuing education, workshop attendance and literature review.
  • Completed in-depth physical evaluations and gathered patient medical data to complete speedy, successful office visits.
  • Gave community presentations on health topics, and medications.
Education
Physician Assistant: , Expected in 2009
UC Davis - Davis, CA,
GPA:
  • Received the Indian Health Services Scholarship.
  • Member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Member of California Academy of Physician Assistants
Bachelor of Science: Cellular/Molecular Biology, Expected in 2005
Humboldt State University - Arcata, CA,
GPA:
  • Minors in Applied Mathematics, and Native Studies.
  • Howard Hughes Scholarship Recipient
  • Conducted Research and lab research
  • Member of Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics in Science.
  • Member of the Alliance for Minority Participation.
  • Member of Indian Natural Resource, Science, and Engineering Program.
Certifications
  • COVID-19 Contact Tracing Certificate
  • X Waiver
Additional Information

Volunteer Information:

Disaster Healthcare Volunteers of California:

Vaccinator

I have been volunteering as a vaccinator for Mendocino County since January 2021. I continue to vaccinate in large settings, and remote rural clinics as well.

Contact Tracer

Since November 2020, I have been volunteering as a Contact Tracer for Mendocino County. I continue to trace Covid cases, and educate the community.

United States Naval Sea Cadet Corps (USNSCC):

Executive Office of the USNSCC Pyro Division, and Chief Medical Officer

For the past six years, I have assisted with instruction for medical and non-medical topics with cadets, and the community. During Covid, I have provided education, and protocols for interactions based on recommended guidelines. In addition, I have organized meetings, workshops, and presentations through Zoom.

Languages
Spanish:
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School Attended

  • UC Davis
  • Humboldt State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Physician Assistant
  • Contact Investigator/Contact Tracer/COVID-19 Vaccinator
  • Physician Assistant
  • Physician Assistant
  • Physician Assistant

Degrees

  • Physician Assistant
  • Bachelor of Science

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