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physician assistant emergency medicine resume example with 14+ years of experience

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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Seasoned Physician Assistant and mid-level practitioner with 15 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 preventative 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
  • Continuity of care record
  • Physicals
  • Pediatrics
  • Implementing treatment plans
  • Infectious diseases
  • Burn care
  • Suturing
  • Differential diagnoses
  • Emergency medicine
  • Performing physicals
  • Interpreting pathology results
  • Assessing patient presentation
  • Ordering tests
  • Managing charts
  • Laceration treatments
  • Emergency room consultations
  • Prescribing medication
  • Medical charting
  • Patient diagnosing
Experience
10/2008 to 04/2020 Physician Assistant, Emergency Medicine Baylor Scott & White Health | Midlothian, IL,
  • Met with patients to determine specific medication, treatment and recovery needs.
  • Collaborated with other healthcare professionals to provide comprehensive patient care.
  • Treated patients with strokes, head traumas, comas and intracranial hematomas.
  • Kept abreast of advances in medicine, computerized diagnostic and treatment equipment, data processing technology, imaging advances, government regulations, health insurance changes and financing options.
  • Diagnosed and treated patients with chronic and acute health problems, including MI, arrhythmias, asthma, COPD, pneumonia.
  • Monitored patients recovering from various treatments.
  • Ordered laboratory testing, physical assessments and specialist consults to help diagnose and treat patients.
  • Interviewed patients and reviewed patient files to determine medical histories, previous treatment and therapies and medication history.
  • Determined appropriate imaging and laboratory exams needed based on symptoms presented.
  • Performed non-invasive medical procedures, including suturing, incising and draining cysts and abscesses, wound care and debridement.
  • Monitored treatment regimens to determine efficacy and adjusted according to results achieved.
  • Responded to urgent and emergency situations such as cardiovascular, abdominal, neurological, psychiatric and endocrinology emergencies.
  • Identified acute and chronic illnesses and injuries to effectively triage patients.
09/2017 to 12/2018 Physician Assistant, Urgent Care Ambulnz | Voorhees, NJ,
  • Interviewed patients and reviewed patient files to determine medical histories, previous treatment and therapies and medication history.
  • Determined appropriate imaging and laboratory exams needed based on symptoms presented.
  • Identified and treated acute and chronic illnesses and injuries.
  • Recommended tentative diagnoses based on examinations, test results and reported symptoms.
  • Treated complex and diverse patient population presenting with acute conditions in walk-in clinic environment.
  • Performed laceration repair, including suturing, stapling, gluing and use of butterfly bandages.
  • Conducted thorough physical evaluations and collected patient information to facilitate smooth and effective visits.
  • Performed non-invasive medical procedures, including suturing, incising and draining cysts and abscesses, wound care and debridement.
  • Replenished office supplies and kept every room patient-ready for optimal operations.
  • Stabilized acute orthopedic injuries through splinting or casting until orthopedist could complete evaluation and further tests.
  • Monitored treatment regimens to determine efficacy and adjusted according to results achieved.
  • Participated in healthcare quality and performance improvement initiatives.
11/2006 to 10/2009 Physician Assistant, Emergency Medicine Baylor Scott & White Health | Richardson, TX,
  • Met with patients to determine specific medication, treatment and recovery needs.
  • Collaborated with other healthcare professionals to provide comprehensive patient care.
  • Treated patients with strokes, head traumas, comas and intracranial hematomas.
  • Kept abreast of advances in medicine, computerized diagnostic and treatment equipment, data processing technology, imaging advances, government regulations, health insurance changes and financing options.
  • Diagnosed and treated patients with chronic and acute health problems, including MI, arrhythmias, asthma, COPD, pneumonia.
  • Monitored patients recovering from various treatments.
  • Ordered laboratory testing, physical assessments and specialist consults to help diagnose and treat patients.
  • Interviewed patients and reviewed patient files to determine medical histories, previous treatment and therapies and medication history.
  • Determined appropriate imaging and laboratory exams needed based on symptoms presented.
  • Performed non-invasive medical procedures, including suturing, incising and draining cysts and abscesses, wound care and debridement.
  • Monitored treatment regimens to determine efficacy and adjusted according to results achieved.
  • Responded to urgent and emergency situations such as cardiovascular, abdominal, neurological, psychiatric and endocrinology emergencies.
  • Identified acute and chronic illnesses and injuries to effectively triage patients.
10/2005 to 11/2006 Physician Assistant 21St Century Oncology | Rogers, AR,
  • Interviewed patients and reviewed patient files to determine medical histories, previous treatment and therapies and medication history.
  • Shared on-call responsibilities with my supervising physician.
  • Assisted physicians with skilled support during surgeries and complicated medical procedures.
  • Performed histories and physicals examinations on all initial patient evaluations
  • Acted as first assist in both craniotomies and spine surgeries, including wound closures
  • Conducted daily hospital rounding
  • Participated in consultations with physicians, patients and family members regarding individual patient care plans.
  • Prescribed and regulated medication as authorized by supervising physician.
  • Conducted daily hospital rounds on postoperative patients with appropriate therapy, medication, education, referral and follow-up.
  • Responsible for operative report dictations and CPT coding for all surgical procedures
  • Prescribed preoperative and postoperative treatments and procedures to benefit patient's recovery process.
  • Continuously developed and tested surgical techniques to improve procedures and outcomes.
  • Prescribed preoperative and postoperative therapies, including medications, sedatives, diets, and antibiotics to achieve patient outcome goals.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/1999 Bachelor of Science | Kinesiology Louisiana State University And A&M College, Baton Rouge, LA GPA:
  • Major in Kinesiology - Human Movement Science
  • Minor in Psychology and Theatre
Expected in 08/2002 Associate of Science | Emergency Medical Technician - Basic Our Lady of The Lake College, Baton Rouge, LA, GPA:
Expected in 08/2005 Bachelor of Science | Physician Assistant Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA, GPA:
Certifications

Basic Life Support

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support

Pediatric Advanced Life Support

Botox and Dermal Fillers

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School Attended

  • Louisiana State University And A&M College
  • Our Lady of The Lake College
  • Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

Job Titles Held:

  • Physician Assistant, Emergency Medicine
  • Physician Assistant, Urgent Care
  • Physician Assistant, Emergency Medicine
  • Physician Assistant

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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