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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:
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Accomplishments

Proficient in: Venipuncture, initiation of intravenous infusions, placement of NG tubes, obtaining and interpretation of EKGs, aseptic and isolation techniques, collection of cultures, arterial blood draws, CPR, placement of catheters, bladder scans, urodynamic studies, continuous bladder irrigations, pelvic exams and cytology smears, wound care and dressing changes, closure of wounds via suture, staples, and derma bond.

Experience in: Incision and drainage, casting and splinting, cardiac defibrillation, assisted respiration, endotracheal intubation, rapid sequence intubation, CPR, insertion and removal of central and arterial lines, vaginal deliveries in an ambulance setting, CPAP/BPAP/ ventilator settings, intravenous pumps, intra-aortic balloon pump, lab machines/testing, autoclave.

Professional Summary
Highly-motivated, team-oriented and exceptionally qualified Physician Assistant seeking a surgical first assistant position in a reputable medical facility. Expertise includes urology, plastics, and gender confirmation surgery. Physician Assistant with 2 years experience in pediatrics, psychology, and surgery.
Skills
    Word, Excel, PowerPoint, CPT, EMR-Epic, Clinicworks, Meditech, Next-Gen, Cerner, EMR Live
Fluent in Spanish and FrenchStrong interpersonal skillsCalm under pressure
Work History
Surgical PA, 12/2016 to Current
Good Shepherd HospiceYaphank, NY,

  • Weiss-Tenet Health- Gender Confirmation Surgery, Plastic Surgery, and Urology first assist.
  • Gender confirmation surgeries flaps, STSG, MTF-vaginoplasty, mastectomy, metoidioplasty, FTM-phalloplasty. Urology surgeries-penile prothesis, radical prostatectomy
  • Ordered and executed diagnostic tests and analyzed diagnostic images to further investigate patient conditions.
  • Prescribes preoperative and postoperative treatments and procedures, such as sedatives, diets and antibiotics.





Surgical PA, 01/2015 to 12/2016
Good Shepherd HospiceIndependence, MO,
Urology and Plastics PA-C Clinic and Surgerical first assist.
  • Urological first assist surgeries: nephrectomy, radical prostatectomy, circumcision, hydrocelectomy, penile prosthesis, and prostate needle biopsies.
  • Plastics first assist keloid removals, breast reductions, TE placement, implant exchanges, panniculectomies, flaps, STSG.
  • Ordered and executed diagnostic tests and analyzed diagnostic images to further investigate patient conditions.
  • Administered and prescribed appropriate courses of treatment, including pharmaceutical medications.
  • Prescribes preoperative and postoperative treatments and procedures, such as sedatives, diets and antibiotics.
  • Monitored patients\' condition and progress and re-evaluated treatments as necessary.
  • Developed open rapport with patients, encouraging them to share questions and concerns.



  • Pyschiatric PA, 05/2015 to 12/2016
    Catholic Health InitiativeBeach, ND,
    Psychiatry-PA-C Clinic work in both Male and Female Divisions, Locum work at Cook County Jail.
  • Developed open rapport with patients, encouraging them to share questions and concerns.
  • Administered and prescribed appropriate courses of treatment, including pharmaceutical medications.
  • Advised and educated patients regarding diet, hygiene and effective disease prevention methods.
  • Assessed physical and psychosocial conditions of both male and female prisoners.

  • Pediatric PA, 08/2014 to 12/2016
    Mercy Medical Center - CantonCleveland, OH,
    Pediatric PA-C Working in a private pediatric practice.
  • Advised and educated patients regarding diet, hygiene and effective disease prevention methods.
  • Appropriately diagnosed and treated a variety of diseases and injuries in a general practice setting.
  • Ordered and executed diagnostic tests and analyzed diagnostic images to further investigate patient conditions.
  • Administered and prescribed appropriate courses of treatment, including pharmaceutical medications.
  • Conducted physical examinations to provide information needed for admission to school, consideration for jobs or eligibility for insurance coverage.
  • Monitored patients\' condition and progress and re-evaluated treatments as necessary.
  • Developed open rapport with patients, encouraging them to share questions and concerns.

  • FF2/PM, 01/2003 to 06/2012
    Chicago Fire DepartmentCity, STATE,
  • I was a Firefighter/Paramedic for the city of Chicago.
  • Responsibilities included those of paramedicine and firefighting with those particular scope of practices in emergent conditions.
    Critical Care Paramedic, 11/2009 to 06/2012
    Med-Ex/SuperiorCity, STATE,
    • CCT-P.
    • Critical care paramedic in Chicagoland area.
    • I was responsible for ventilator control, IV pumps,.
    • IABP, CPAP/BPAP, and LVAD.
    • I served both pediatric and adult populations in basic to emergent.
    • transfers.

    Paramedic, 02/2002 to 10/2009
    TraceCity, STATE,
    • Paramedic EMT-B and EMT-P.
    • I was a Paramedic for the town of Tinley Park 911 emergency services.
    • Responsibilities included.
    • those of paramedicine in emergent conditions.

    MA and ER Tech, 01/2001 to 01/2003
    Urgent CareCity, STATE,
    • I was a Medical Assistant and ER Tech at a 24 hour urgent care center.
    • I was responsible for the.
    • lab, phlebotomy, drug screening and all tests.
    • Advised and educated patients regarding diet, hygiene and effective disease prevention methods.
    • Conducted physical examinations to provide information needed for admission to school, consideration for jobs or eligibility for insurance coverage.


    Education
    Master of Science: Medical Science, Expected in May 2017
    St. Francis University - Loretto, PA
    GPA:
    3.5/4.0



    Bachelor of Arts: Liberal Arts, Expected in May 2016
    Ashford University - San Diego, CA
    GPA:
    3.0/4.0






    Associate of Applied Science: Physician Assistant, Expected in Jun 2014
    J.H. Stroger Physician Assistant Program at Malcolm X College - Chicago, IL
    GPA:
  • Graduated with honors
  • 3.2/4.0GPA
  • Jullie Sutton Award
  • Volunteer,Women Health Symposium, Feb 2014 Just for Men Health, May 2013 and April 2014 Mendoza Park Community, November 2012 and 2013 Back to school, August 2012 and 2013






    : , Expected in
    Julie Sutton Award, Malcolm X College - ,
    GPA:
    • Registered Physician Assistant in IL
    • Graduated with honors
    • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
    Certifications

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    School Attended

    • St. Francis University
    • Ashford University
    • J.H. Stroger Physician Assistant Program at Malcolm X College
    • Julie Sutton Award, Malcolm X College

    Job Titles Held:

    • Surgical PA
    • Surgical PA
    • Pyschiatric PA
    • Pediatric PA
    • FF2/PM
    • Critical Care Paramedic
    • Paramedic
    • MA and ER Tech

    Degrees

    • Master of Science
    • Bachelor of Arts
    • Associate of Applied Science

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