Physician Assistant resume example with 12+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Team-oriented physician assistant possessing in-depth knowledge of principles, methods and procedures for diagnosis and treatment.

Physician assistant with strong track record of establishing solid relationships with clients, co-workers, administration and local agencies.

Skill Highlights
  • Psychiatric population familiarity
  • Extensive DSM-IV knowledge
  • Accomplished in psychopharmacology
  • Mood disorders specialist
  • Extensive experience with 2 EMR systems
  • Developed training program for students and mid-level practitioners
  • Dual diagnosis expertise
  • Superior communication skills
  • Clinical documentation mastery
  • Suicide risk assessments
  • Taught pathophysiology in physician assistant program
Professional Experience
Physician Assistant , 05/2000 - 2013
Health Alliance Of Hudson Valley Pomona, NY,

Documented all patient information including service plans, treatment reports and progress notes.Collaborated closely with treatment team to appropriately coordinate client care services.Interacted with clinical staff and external resources such as school or community personnel.Developed comprehensive treatment plans that focused on accurate diagnosis and behavioral treatment of problems.Taught clients anger management techniques, relaxation skills, impulse control, social skills, emotional coping skills and functional living skills.Referred clients to other programs and community agencies to enhance treatment processes.Guided clients in understanding illnesses and treatment plans.Evaluated patients for psychiatric services and psychotropic medications.Monitored patients prescribed psychotropic medications to assess the medications’ effectiveness and side effects.Evaluated patients to determine potential need to transfer to specialized inpatient mental health facilities.Conducted psychiatric evaluations and executed medication management for both inpatient and outpatient facilities.Diagnosed mental health, emotional and substance abuse disorders.Recorded comprehensive patient histories and coordinated treatment plans with multi-disciplinary team members.Served as lead clinician for patients with bipolar, depression, anxiety and personality disorders.

Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Physician Assistant Studies, Expected in 2000
Union College - Lincoln, Nebraska
Master of Science: MPAS, Expected in 2013
University of Nebraska Medical Center - Omaha, Nebraska

Degree expected December 2013

Bachelor of Arts: Business Administration, Expected in 1986
Doane College - Crete, Nebraska
Master of Science: Physician Assistant Studies, Expected in
University of Nebraska Medical College - Omaha, Nebraska

Expected graduation date December 2013


NCCPA board certified since 2000


Member AAPA

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School Attended

  • Union College
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center
  • Doane College
  • University of Nebraska Medical College

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  • Physician Assistant


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Master of Science

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