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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - resumesample@example.com - -
Summary

Seasoned Physician Assistant and mid-level practitioner with 30 plus years of experience in delivering direct clinical care to diverse patient populations. Highly skilled in communicating complex health care issues to supervisors and personnel, and devising plans to meet patient physical and psychological care needs. Expertise in providing preventive care, actualizing emergency interventions, and performing non-invasive procedures to restore and maintain patients' health. Proven leadership abilities that guide healthcare professionals towards achievement of patient outcome goals while optimizing activities and driving organizational missions. Seasoned Physician Assistant and mid-level practitioner with 30 plus years of experience in delivering direct clinical care to diverse patient populations. Highly skilled in communicating complex health care issues to supervisors and personnel, and devising plans to meet patient physical and psychological care needs. Expertise in providing preventive care, actualizing emergency interventions, and performing non-invasive procedures to restore and maintain patients' health. Proven leadership abilities that guide healthcare professionals towards achievement of patient outcome goals while optimizing activities and driving organizational missions.

Skills
  • Interpreting pathology results
  • Telemetry
  • Managing charts
  • Debridement
  • Fungal diseases
  • Implementing treatment plans
  • Wound care
  • Burn care
  • Suturing
  • Bacterial diseases
  • Pediatrics
  • Prescribing medication
  • Differential diagnoses
  • Fingernail and toenail removal
  • Primary care experience
  • Emergency medicine
  • Family medicine
  • Ordering tests
  • Documenting vitals
  • Procedural codes
  • Preoperative evaluations
  • Continuity of care record
  • Nutritional counseling
  • Fine needle aspirations
  • Performing physicals
  • EClinicalWorks
  • Communicating through a translator
  • EClinicalWorks
  • Assessing patient presentation
  • Assessing needs
  • Patient diagnosing
  • Practice Partner Medical Billing
  • Surgical line and tube management
Experience
10/2019 to 09/2021
Physician Assistant Wakemed Black Creek, NC,
  • Completed minor diagnostic tests and collected samples for laboratory tests.
  • Performed physical examinations for pre-employment, environmental health monitoring and sports participation.
  • Assessed notes by nursing staff for accuracy, completion, services rendered and patient responses.
  • Liaised with nurses and other clinical staff to process and direct patients to appropriate departments.
  • Explained treatment procedures, medication risks, special diets, and physician instructions to patients.
  • Provided preventive screenings and care to patients, including well-woman exams (WWE).
  • Stabilized acute orthopedic injuries through splinting or casting until orthopedist could complete evaluation and further tests.
  • Recommended diagnoses based on examinations, test results and reported symptoms.
  • Ordered laboratory tests and imaging scans to complete further investigations.
  • Ordered laboratory testing, physical assessments and specialist consults to help diagnose and treat patients.
  • Performed laceration repair, including suturing, stapling, gluing and use of butterfly bandages.
  • Ordered and evaluated diagnostic studies.
  • Monitored treatment regimens to determine efficacy and adjusted according to results achieved.
  • Performed physicals and drug screenings as part of pre-employment process.
  • Prepared clinical notes and updates on each patient for review by primary physician.
  • Added and corrected information in patient electronic health records.
  • Interviewed patients and reviewed patient files to determine medical histories, previous treatment and therapies and medication history.
  • Facilitated chronic disease management for diabetes, hypertension and hepatitis C interferon therapy.
  • Kept abreast of advances in medicine, computerized diagnostic and treatment equipment, data processing technology, imaging advances, government regulations, health insurance changes and financing options.
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in electronic medical records.
  • Worked with medical professionals to provide complex clinical care management, patient education and counseling.
  • Provided initial coverage for unavailable physicians, filling critical staffing gap and providing solid patient care.
  • Documented lab results, diagnoses and treatments for review by attending physician.
  • Liaised with physicians regarding patient needs, performance, and changes.
03/1996 to 09/2019
Certified Physician Assistant Wakemed Brentwood, NC,
  • Assisted physicians with skilled support during surgeries and complicated medical procedures.
  • Conducted thorough physical evaluations and collected patient information to facilitate smooth and effective visits.
  • Recommended diagnoses based on examinations, test results and reported symptoms.
  • Prescribed therapies and medications under direction of physician to ameliorate symptoms and treat underlying conditions.
  • Interviewed patients and reviewed patient files to determine medical histories, previous treatment and therapies and medication history.
  • Ordered laboratory tests and imaging scans to complete further investigations.
  • Liaised with physicians regarding patient needs, performance, and changes.
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in electronic medical records.
  • Performed laceration repair, including suturing, stapling, gluing and use of butterfly bandages.
  • Completed minor diagnostic tests and collected samples for laboratory tests.
  • Documented lab results, diagnoses and treatments for review by attending physician.
  • Provided preventive screenings and care to patients, including well-woman exams (WWE).
  • Liaised between physicians and patients about needs, physician performance, changes and medication orders.
  • Performed physicals and drug screenings as part of pre-employment process.
  • Kept abreast of advances in medicine, computerized diagnostic and treatment equipment, data processing technology, imaging advances, government regulations, health insurance changes and financing options.
  • Ordered laboratory testing, physical assessments and specialist consults to help diagnose and treat patients.
  • Performed physical examinations for pre-employment, environmental health monitoring and sports participation.
  • Provided medical consultations and treatments for Family Practice patients under physician supervision.
  • Provided medical consultations and treatments for Family Practice patients under physician supervision.
  • Facilitated chronic disease management for diabetes, hypertension and hepatitis C interferon therapy.
  • Provided initial coverage for unavailable physicians, filling critical staffing gap and providing solid patient care.
  • Stabilized acute orthopedic injuries through splinting or casting until orthopedist could complete evaluation and further tests.
  • Maintained strict patient privacy and confidential patient information, taking care to meet all HIPAA guidelines and statues for data security.
  • Prepared clinical notes and updates on each patient for review by primary physician.
  • Worked with medical professionals to provide complex clinical care management, patient education and counseling.
  • Explained treatment procedures, medication risks, special diets, and physician instructions to patients.
  • Added and corrected information in patient electronic health records.
  • Liaised with nurses and other clinical staff to process and direct patients to appropriate departments.
05/1992 to 03/1996
Physician Assistant Wakemed Castalia, NC,
05/1991 to 05/1992
Physician Assistant Heritage Valley Beaver- ER City, STATE,
Education and Training
Expected in 05/1991
Bachelor of Science: Physician Assistant Studies
Drexel University - Philadelphia, PA
GPA:
Expected in 08/1987
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania - Slippery Rock, PA
GPA:
Expected in 05/1985
Associate of Science: Nursing-RN
Community College of Beaver County - Monaca, PA
GPA:
Expected in
: Petroleum Geology
Midwestern State University - Wichita Falls, TX
GPA:
Expected in
: Premedicine
Geneva College - Beaver Falls, PA
GPA:
Additional Information

United States Air Force Active Duty in 1979 thru 1983. Medical Specialist-Honorable Discharge.

Awards: Sniper Medal, Good Conduct Medal.

US Army Special Forces 11th Group Reserve Unit medic from 1984-1986.

Certifications
  • Physician Assistant License - 1991-current
  • PA license in Ohio and Pennsylvania
  • Certified Physician Assistant
  • Family Practice, Urgent Care and Womens Health

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School Attended
  • Drexel University
  • Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
  • Community College of Beaver County
  • Midwestern State University
  • Geneva College
Job Titles Held:
  • Physician Assistant
  • Certified Physician Assistant
  • Physician Assistant
  • Physician Assistant
Degrees
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Some College (No Degree)

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