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Jessica
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Summary

Seasoned Physician Assistant and mid-level practitioner with 14 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
  • Performing physicals
  • Fluently write, read and speak in Spanish
  • Primary care experience
  • Family medicine
  • Medication prescriptions
  • Continuity of care record
  • Assessing needs
  • Implementing treatment plans
  • Ordering tests
  • Preoperative evaluations
  • Assessing patient presentation
  • Differential diagnoses
  • Referring patients
  • Prescribing medication
  • Telemetry
  • Patient diagnosing
  • Team communication
Education and Training
Touro College Bay Shore, NY, Expected in 09/2007 Bachelor of Physician Assistant Studies : Physician Assistant - GPA :
Queens College of The City University of New York Flushing, NY Expected in 07/2004 Bachelor of Science : Pre-Medicine - GPA :
Colegio Nacional Restrepo Millan Bogota, Colombia, Expected in 11/1985 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Certifications

ACLS, BLS Certified

Experience
Highmark Inc. - Physician Assistant, Internal Medicine
Weirton, WV, 04/2012 - Current
  • Provided long-term, comprehensive medical care for patients.
  • Provided preventive screenings and care to patients, including well-woman exams (WWE).
  • Ordered laboratory testing, physical assessments and specialist consults to help diagnose and treat patients.
  • Counseled patients on health maintenance through lifestyle modifications and medications.
  • Educated patients about chronic illnesses and recently diagnosed conditions.
  • Monitored treatment regimens to determine efficacy and adjusted according to results achieved.
  • Recorded complete medical histories, progress notes and assessment details in Allscripts EHR system.
  • Patiently explained prescribed procedures and discussed test results with patients and family members.
  • Interpreted diagnostic test results to determine deviations from normal.
  • Managed Hypertensive, Diabetic patients with appropriate therapy, medication, education, referral and follow-up.
Highmark Inc. - Physician Assistant, Internal Medicine
Williamsport, PA, 09/2008 - Current
  • Assessed notes by nursing staff for accuracy, completion, services rendered and patient responses.
  • Prepared clinical notes and updates on each patient for review by primary physician.
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in electronic medical records.
  • Documented lab results, diagnoses and treatments for review by attending physician.
  • Interviewed patients and reviewed patient files to determine medical histories, previous treatment and therapies and medication history.
  • Ordered laboratory testing, physical assessments and specialist consults to help diagnose and treat patients.
  • Worked with medical professionals to provide complex clinical care management, patient education and counseling.
  • Completed minor diagnostic tests and collected samples for laboratory tests.
  • Prescribed therapies and medications under direction of physician to ameliorate symptoms and treat underlying conditions.
  • Monitored treatment regimens to determine efficacy and adjusted according to results achieved.
21St Century Oncology - Physician Assistant
Santa Maria, CA, 10/2007 - 04/2012
  • Explained treatment procedures, medication risks, special diets, and physician instructions to patients.
  • Liaised with physicians regarding patient needs, performance, and changes.
  • Monitored treatment regimens to determine efficacy and adjusted according to results achieved.
  • Completed minor diagnostic tests and collected samples for laboratory tests.
  • Provided preventive screenings and care to patients, including well-woman exams (WWE).
  • 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.
  • Performed laceration repair, including suturing, stapling, gluing and use of butterfly bandages.
  • Ordered laboratory testing, physical assessments and specialist consults to help diagnose and treat patients.

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School Attended

  • Touro College
  • Queens College of The City University of New York
  • Colegio Nacional Restrepo Millan

Job Titles Held:

  • Physician Assistant, Internal Medicine
  • Physician Assistant, Internal Medicine
  • Physician Assistant

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Physician Assistant Studies
  • Bachelor of Science
  • High School Diploma

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