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Physician Assistants work alongside doctors and are responsbile for: interviewing patients, interpreting test results, performing therapeutic procedures, maintaining the working environment clean and safe and promoting health maintenance. Based on our sample resumes, candidates for this job need to demonstrate clinical skills, bedside manner, communication skills, teamwork, and health promotion orientation. Those looking to work as Physician Assistants should be able to make display of a master's degree from an accredited physician assistant program in their resumes.

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Physician Assistant

Admitted and treated patients as part of the hospital's 24-hour on-call services.

  • Assisted in surgical procedures
  • Monitored patients' condition and progress and re-evaluated treatments as necessary.
  • Prescribed preoperative and postoperative treatments and procedures such as: sedatives, diets and antibiotics.
  • Administered and prescribed appropriate courses of treatment, including pharmaceutical medications.
  • Ordered and executed diagnostic tests and analyzed diagnostic images to further investigate patient conditions in a neurosurgical practice setting.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AA
Physiology And Biology
Public Health
Medical Assisting
2

Physician Assistant

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.
  • Advised and educated patients regarding diet, hygiene and effective disease prevention methods.
  • Developed open rapport with patients, encouraging then to share questions and concerns.
  • Administered and prescribed appropriate courses of treatment, including pharmaceutical medications.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
MA
Physician Assistant Studies
3

Physician Assistant

Provided pain management to chronic pain patients and addiction control to opiate dependent addicts in an environment that provided high risk monitoring and accountability.

  • Evaluated progress of all patients and especially those with pain and addiction.
  • Developed and administered health programs for pain management.
  • Analyzed various complex health issues cases and provided appropriate resolution.
  • Maintained knowledge of all new and emerging issues and risks in employees.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
4

Physician Assistant-internal Medicine/medical Weight Loss /bariatric Coordinator

Developed and implemented a successful Bariatric Program.

  • Increased number of bariatric patients by providing high quality care and implementing new marketing strategies.
  • Bariatric Coordinator -oversaw day to day operations of the bariatric program and managed the bariatric staff.
  • Increased patient satisfaction by 30% for the internal medicine practice.
  • Increase referrals from inside our own practice by adding 10 other referring medical specialties.
  • Provided medical care and education to internal medicine patients and families daily.
  • Developed techniques to improve and measure patient satisfaction resulting in an increase in satisfaction scores from an average of 2.1 to 5.2 (5 is the best possible)
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Microbiology
BS
Medical Technology
BS
Bachelor of Science
5

Physician Assistant

Treated patients in an internal medicine solo physician practice with ages ranging from thirteen to the elderly; maintained independent schedule of patients.

  • Focused care on chronic illnesses, the disabled, mental health patients, substance abuse, preventive care, women's health, medically supervised weight loss, and the care of older adults.
  • Provided travel vaccinations in partnership with Travel Clinics of America.
  • Administered Department of Transportation medical examinations.
  • Treated patients across Medicare, Medicaid, commercially insured, and uninsured.
  • Compiled data for "HEDIS" measurement tool for insurance plans to evaluate effectiveness of the practice. Familiar with medical risk adjustment "MRA" billing and coding.
  • Affiliation with Broward Children's center, treated and managed children and young adults with childhood acquired disabilities who needed complete care.
  • Affiliation with John Knox Retirement Village and nursing home. Provided care to residents to allow rehabilitation after prolonged hospitalization. Routinely monitored patients in long term care and assisted living setting.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Health Sciences
MS
Physician Assistant Studies
6

Physician Assistant/administration

Oversaw inventory and office supply purchases.

  • Composed and drafted all outgoing correspondence and reports for managers.
  • Negotiated pricing with vendors regarding wholesale billing and marketing procedures.
  • Kept organized documentation of prescription refill information for office of four (4) physicians.
  • Scheduled surgeries for multiple surgeons and booked operating rooms.
  • Verified and created claim numbers by communicating with various insurance companies.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
MA
Psychology
Psychology
7

Physician Assistant

Performed history and physicals for acute and chronic orthopedic conditions

  • Interpreted in office x-ray along side supervising physician
  • Interpreted and reviewed MRI/CT scans with patients and discussed treatment options
  • Formulated treatment plans, including medication management in chronic pain patients.
  • Performed intra-articular and trigger point injections and intra-articular aspirations
  • First assisted in surgery, including lumbar discectomy, lumbar decompression with fusion, ORIF, and arthroscopy
Candidate Info
9
months in
workforce
9
months
at this job
AA
Associate of Arts
BS
Biology
MA
Physician Assistant Studies
8

Orthopedic Physician Assistant

Provided quality patient care to treat complex orthopedic conditions by performing diagnostic and therapeutic procedures

  • Assisted in surgery and provided pre- and post-operative care
  • Interpreted laboratory and diagnostic studies
  • Rapidly interpreted labs and radiologic studies in a high pressure environment
  • Performed a broad spectrum of procedures including: orotracheal intubation, lumbar puncture, deep and superficial laceration repair, closed reduction of fractures and dislocations, splint application, digital nerve block, intravenous line insertion, hernia reduction, fracture management
  • Managed patients to treat trauma, orthopedic emergencies, osteomyelitis, post-operative wound infections, sepsis, stroke, myocardial infarction, and respiratory failure
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Nutritional Sciences
MS
Physician Assistant Studies
9

Physician Assistant

  • Sole provider for a unit of 700 men in garrison and deployed environments; providing routine, preventive and emergent care, to include managing immunizations and health screening measures
  • Additionally responsible for primary care panel of approximately 1,200 patients at Monroe Health Clinic, as part of a physician-PA team
  • Instructed 11 assigned medics in the full spectrum of military healthcare, from BLS and trauma care to routine clinical care and preventive measures
  • Served as the primary care provider and senior medical officer for a military / civilian wild land fire fighting camp of approximately 1,500 personnel while deployed to Montana in summer of 2003; recognized by several civilian emergency response teams
  • Planned, coordinated, and led in all aspects of military healthcare for my battalion
Candidate Info
1
month in
workforce
1
month
at this job
BS
Physician Assistant Studies
MA
Family Medicine
10

Physician Assistant, Internal Medicine and Family Practice, NCCPA Certified

Participated in the care of Internal Medicine and Family Practice patients ranging in age from 3 - 100 years old.

  • Obtained medical histories, performed problem oriented physical exams, ordered and performed diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.
  • Coordinated comprehensive care with other health care professionals.
  • Counseled patients and families on preventive and disease oriented health care.
  • Monitored 1st and 2nd year Physician Assistant Students during their Family Practice rotations.
  • Performed on call rotation with other Physician and Physician Staff.
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Mechanical Engineering
BS
Physician Assistant Studies

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