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.
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.
Degree expected December 2013
Expected graduation date December 2013
NCCPA board certified since 2000
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