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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Highly personable, driven and team-oriented certified Physician Assistant with eight years of experience in delivering direct clinical care to diverse patient populations. Well-versed in assessing patients and determining diagnoses based on physical evaluations, imaging studies, and laboratory testing. Highly skilled in communicating complex health care issues to supervisors and personnel, and devising plans to meet patient physical and psychological care needs. Collaborative team member with expertise in medical chart management, patient education, care coordination, and patient advocacy. Dedicated to upholding the highest standard of care and patient safety. Additional strengths include strong interpersonal and communication skills, adapting quickly in challenging and fast-paced environments and communicating with diverse patient populations.

Skills
  • Specializing in head and neck surgery and cancer patients
  • Specializing in neurosurgery patients
  • Specializing in neurology patients
  • Primary care experience
  • Reviewing medical charts
  • Performing exams
  • Obtaining/documenting vitals
  • Ordering and interpreting laboratory and imaging studies
  • Ordering and interpreting pathology results
  • Patient diagnosing
  • Differential Diagnoses
  • Implementing treatment plans
  • Patient education
  • Nutritional counseling
  • Assessing needs
  • Managing charts
  • Care coordination
  • Patient advocacy
  • Continuity of care record
  • Communicating through a translator
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Wound care
  • Seroma drainage
  • Drain pulls
  • Staple and suture removal
  • Prescribing medication
  • Antibiotic management
  • Suturing
  • Preoperative evaluations
  • Botox injections for chronic migraine
  • Occipital nerve blocks
  • Administering MOCAs and Epworth Sleep Scales
  • Coding
  • Medical Billing
Experience
01/2018 to Current
Physician Assistant - OHNS Baylor Scott & White Health Rockwall, TX,
  • Worked with medical professionals to provide complex clinical care management, patient education and counseling.
  • Provided medical consultations and treatments for head and neck surgery and cancer patients under physician supervision.
  • Interviewed patients and reviewed patient files to determine medical histories, previous treatment and therapies and medication history.
  • Prepared clinical notes and updates on each patient for review by primary physician.
  • Ordered and evaluated diagnostic studies.
  • Ordered laboratory testing, ordered imaging scans, performed physical assessments and specialist consults to help diagnose and treat patients.
  • Recommended diagnoses based on examinations, test results and reported symptoms.
  • Documented lab results, diagnoses and treatments for review by attending physician.
  • Explained treatment procedures, medication risks, special diets, and physician instructions to patients.
  • 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.
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in electronic medical records.
  • Liaised between physicians and patients about needs, physician performance, changes and medication orders.
  • Liaised with physicians regarding patient needs, performance, and changes.
  • Liaised with nurses and other clinical staff to process and direct patients to appropriate departments.
  • Assessed notes by nursing staff for accuracy, completion, services rendered and patient responses.
  • Added and corrected information in patient electronic health records.
  • Kept abreast of advances in medicine, computerized diagnostic and treatment equipment, data processing technology, imaging advances, government regulations, health insurance changes and financing options.
  • Maintained strict patient privacy and confidential patient information, taking care to meet all HIPAA guidelines and statues for data security.
09/2015 to 01/2018
Physician Assistant - Neurospine Department Of Veterans Affairs Du Bois, PA,
  • Worked with medical professionals to provide complex clinical care management, patient education and counseling.
  • Provided medical consultations and treatments for neurosurgery patients under physician supervision.
  • Interviewed patients and reviewed patient files to determine medical histories, previous treatment and therapies and medication history.
  • Prepared clinical notes and updates on each patient for review by primary physician.
  • Ordered and evaluated diagnostic studies.
  • Ordered laboratory testing, ordered imaging scans, performed physical assessments and specialist consults to help diagnose and treat patients.
  • Recommended diagnoses based on examinations, test results and reported symptoms.
  • Documented lab results, diagnoses and treatments for review by attending physician.
  • Explained treatment procedures, medication risks, special diets, and physician instructions to patients.
  • 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.
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in electronic medical records.
  • Liaised between physicians and patients about needs, physician performance, changes and medication orders.
  • Liaised with physicians regarding patient needs, performance, and changes.
  • Liaised with clinical staff to process and direct patients to appropriate departments.
  • Added and corrected information in patient electronic health records.
  • Kept abreast of advances in medicine, computerized diagnostic and treatment equipment, data processing technology, imaging advances, government regulations, health insurance changes and financing options.
  • Maintained strict patient privacy and confidential patient information, taking care to meet all HIPAA guidelines and statues for data security.
10/2013 to 08/2015
Physician Assistant - Neurology The Center For Neurology And Neurophysiology City, STATE,
  • Worked with medical professionals to provide complex clinical care management, patient education and counseling.
  • Provided medical consultations and treatments for neurology patients under physician supervision.
  • Interviewed patients and reviewed patient files to determine medical histories, previous treatment and therapies and medication history.
  • Prepared clinical notes and updates on each patient for review by primary physician.
  • Ordered and evaluated diagnostic studies.
  • Ordered laboratory testing, ordered imaging scans, performed physical assessments and specialist consults to help diagnose and treat patients.
  • Recommended diagnoses based on examinations, test results and reported symptoms.
  • Documented lab results, diagnoses and treatments for review by attending physician.
  • Explained treatment procedures, medication risks, special diets, and physician instructions to patients.
  • 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.
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in electronic medical records.
  • Liaised between physicians and patients about needs, physician performance, changes and medication orders.
  • Liaised with physicians regarding patient needs, performance, and changes.
  • Liaised with clinical staff to process and direct patients to appropriate departments.
  • Added and corrected information in patient electronic health records.
  • Kept abreast of advances in medicine, computerized diagnostic and treatment equipment, data processing technology, imaging advances, government regulations, health insurance changes and financing options.
  • Maintained strict patient privacy and confidential patient information, taking care to meet all HIPAA guidelines and statues for data security.
02/2013 to 10/2013
Physician Assistant - Primary Care Fossil Creek Family Medical Center City, STATE,
  • Worked with medical professionals to provide complex clinical care management, patient education and counseling.
  • Provided medical consultations and treatments for primary care patients under physician supervision.
  • Provided preventive screenings and care to patients, including well-woman exams (WWE).
  • Performed physical examinations for pre-employment, environmental health monitoring and sports participation.
  • Interviewed patients and reviewed patient files to determine medical histories, previous treatment and therapies and medication history.
  • Prepared clinical notes and updates on each patient for review by primary physician.
  • Ordered and evaluated diagnostic studies.
  • Ordered laboratory testing, ordered imaging scans, performed physical assessments and specialist consults to help diagnose and treat patients.
  • Recommended diagnoses based on examinations, test results and reported symptoms.
  • Documented lab results, diagnoses and treatments for review by attending physician.
  • Explained treatment procedures, medication risks, special diets, and physician instructions to patients.
  • 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.
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in electronic medical records.
  • Liaised with nurses and other clinical staff to process and direct patients to appropriate departments.
  • Added and corrected information in patient electronic health records.
  • Kept abreast of advances in medicine, computerized diagnostic and treatment equipment, data processing technology, imaging advances, government regulations, health insurance changes and financing options.
  • Maintained strict patient privacy and confidential patient information, taking care to meet all HIPAA guidelines and statues for data security.
Education and Training
Expected in 08/2012
Master's in Physician Assistant Studies : Physician Assistant Studies
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center - Midland, TX,
GPA:
  • Masters Thesis: “The Advantages and Disadvantages of Using Phage Therapy to Treat Multi Drug Resistant Bacterial Infections”
Expected in 12/2007
Bachelor of Science: Biology
Texas Tech University - Lubbock, TX
GPA:
  • Major in Biology
  • Minor in Chemistry
  • Dean's List Honoree
Certifications

2020, Certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

2019, Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers

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School Attended
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
  • Texas Tech University
Job Titles Held:
  • Physician Assistant - OHNS
  • Physician Assistant - Neurospine
  • Physician Assistant - Neurology
  • Physician Assistant - Primary Care
Degrees
  • Master's in Physician Assistant Studies
  • Bachelor of Science