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North Branford, Connecticut, 06471, United States
Posted:
August 30, 2017

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Dr. Blessing Adukwu Phinney

Unit B ** Briarwood Lane, Branford CT 06405

475*******

ac120e@r.postjobfree.com

ac120e@r.postjobfree.com

Skills

To use institutional knowledge as a tool for promoting and improving health for all humanity. Ability to deliver quality services under pressure and conduct complex projects from concept to fully operational status. Result oriented and good self-start. Goal-oriented, with strong leadership capabilities and good team spirit. Organized, highly motivated, detail-directed, with proven ability to work in unison with staff, volunteers, and executives with an excellent oral, written and presentation skills

Education

Master's in public health, Southern Connecticut State University, 2015.

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor Of Surgery (MB.BS. 2008) University Of Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria.

Grants and scholarships

Graduate research fellowship award, Sothern Connecticut State University 2014

Benue State Medical Students Scholarship

Competencies

Electronic Medical Records - Next Gen, Cerner, EPIC

Experience in presentations and report writing

SPSS, Microsoft word, power point, Excel

Geographic Information System (GIS)

Employment

Medical Assistant- office of Dr. Adekunle Adeoti. October 2015 till date.

Triaging patients which include taking and recording vital signs such as blood pressure, pulse, respiration, temperatures, O2, saturations and finger sticks and obtains a detailed patient history

Completing occupational health testing such as urine drug screens, breath alcohol testing, hair testing and physicals. Coordinate testing and outside ancillary services as applicable, collect, prepare, and process specimens as directed

Applying logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusion, and approaches to problems. Ensure the patients over all well-being and creating a positive and supportive environment for patients and other staff

Assisting providers and updating patients on health progress through phone calls with information about normal lab and imaging results once reviewed by the doctor

Concise and proper, completion of electronic health records documentation and paper-based documentation for all assessments and procedures

Maintaining HIPAA rules at all times and in all circumstances, Registering and updating patient information and billing physician charges to patients' accounts, maintaining inventory and ensuring proper upkeep, cleaning, and testing of medical equipment and supplies.

Southern Connecticut State University: Sept 2016 till date- Research Volunteer

High-level research development for the university on public health issues, to develop interventions.

Literature review, participant recruitment and handling, obtaining IRB and Grant writing.

Clinical Extern Internal Medicine-

The office of Dr. Adekunle Adeoti, New Jersey, USA

Rapha Medical Group PC, New Jersey, USA Jan to July 2017

Hands-on clinical experience for foreign medical graduates supervised by a United States attending. Duties performed includes:

History taking, Physical examination, Initial diagnostic impressions, Blood, body fluids and tissue specimen sample collection. Documentation of patients notes in charts, accurate treatment plans development. Review of laboratory results, follow up on patients' health status.

Clinical Extern in Family Medicine

The office of Dr. Adekunle Adeoti, New Jersey, USA

Rapha Medical Group PC, New Jersey, USA, July 2016 to December 2016

Hands-on clinical experience for foreign medical graduates supervised by the United States attending. Duties performed includes:

History taking, Physical examination, Initial diagnostic impressions, Blood, body fluids and tissue specimen sample collection. Documentation of patients notes in charts, accurate treatment plans development. Review of laboratory results, follow-up on patients' health status.

Internship, The Eye Care Group Jan 2015 – September 2015

Working closely with ophthalmologist in National hospital Abuja, to develop interventions aimed at decreasing preventable causes of blindness in Nigeria, through implementation of mandatory yearly eye exam from age 11.

Graduate Research Fellowship Assistant, Southern Connecticut State University May 2014- May 2015

Conducted primary qualitative research. Topic: “Factors affecting utilization of maternal health care services amongst rural women with low-level literacy among minority communities, Benue State, Nigeria.” Tasks included IRB application, study sample recruitment, literature review, data collection instrument (interview guide) design, data collection (conducting interviews), interview transcription, coding and analysis of quantitative data with manuscript preparation.

Graduate Assistant, Southern Connecticut State University September 2013- May 2014

Program planning and implantation, oral and written reports. Research development such as literature review, Survey design, data collection, and analysis. Clerical duties as preparing presentation papers, photocopying documents, and assisting in general office duties

Clinical Extern, Riverside Family Group Secaucus, New Jersey, USA: May to July 2013

Hands-on clinical experience for foreign medical graduates supervised by the United States attending. Duties performed includes:

History taking, Physical examination, Initial diagnostic impressions, Blood, body fluids and tissue specimen sample collection. Documentation of patients notes in charts, accurate treatment plans development. Review of laboratory results, follow-up on patients' health status

Medical Officer, Wuse District Hospital Federal Capital Territory Administration: Abuja, Nigeria July 2011 -March 2013

Health education and provision of simplified readable patient information on different disease conditions. Performing minor surgeries and major surgeries. Nutritional and psychological counseling for newly diagnosed HIV disease patients and those living with AIDS

Diagnosis of different disease conditions and treatment of patients in the clinic and inpatient care.

Organizing workshops on preventing maternal mortality and morbidity. Continuous community avocation talks on facility-based deliveries. Managing obstetrics emergencies and follow-up after difficult deliveries to avoid adverse complications. Manual vacuum aspirations and cesarean deliveries

Garki Hospital: Abuja, Nigeria March to July 2011

Organizing workshops on preventing maternal mortality and morbidity. Regular community avocation talks on facility-based deliveries.

Managing obstetrics emergencies and follow-up after difficult deliveries to prevent adverse complications. Manual vacuum aspirations and caesarean deliveries

Yusuf Dantsoho Memorial Hospital: Kaduna, Nigeria April 2010 to March 2011

Corp doctor (NYSC) - Counselor and health educator in the pediatric clinic and adult HIV clinic, managing adult and pediatric medical and surgical emergencies.

Jos University Teaching Hospital- Internship: Jos, Nigeria October 2008 to February 2010

Immunization clinics, health education, nutritional counselling for pregnant women and babies, HIV screening and prevention exercises.

Performing minor surgeries and assisting major operations, managing medical, surgical, pediatrics and gynecological emergencies as well as accurate diagnosis and treatment of non-emergency cases

Community Involvement

HANDS Outreach, Nigeria July 2010 till date

Grant writing, Intervention coordinator, health educator, and Member, Research unit. Data collection and analysis, organizing group member during field work and training. Health education workshops for teenagers, adolescents in secondary schools, polytechnics and Universities and rural areas. Blood donation drives. Immunizing infants and children, providing drugs and follow-up to those who cannot afford hospital visits.

St Anne’s soup Kitchen, Hamden, Connecticut. August 2017 till date.

Assisted in services such as food preparation, serving food, dish washing, cleaning of soup kitchen premises.

Positions Held

Research and Intervention Coordinator July 2010 to March 2013

Camp Commandant April 2010 to March 2011

Chief House Officer October 2008 to February 2010

Research

Factors affecting utilization of maternal health care services amongst rural women with low-level literacy among minority communities, Benue State, Nigeria (2015)

Quality of life of patients living with HIV (2012)

Knowledge, attitude, and practice of substance abuse amongst secondary school (high school) students in Jos, Plateau State (2008)

Interests & Hobbies

Reading, cooking, traveling, and listening to music.



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