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Physician Assistant Medical

Location:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Posted:
November 13, 2017

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Experience

Premier Pain and Spine

Interventional Pain Management

Chicago, IL

Supervisor: Arpan Patel, M.D.

-Performed the duties of a clinical physician assistant in a private practice setting focused on non-operative and interventional treatments for patients with spine conditions and other chronic pain. This position included new patient evaluations and follow up care at five clinic locations, occasional inpatient postoperative care, and rotating on-call. The position required mastery of eClinicalWorks electronic medical record system.

Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush

Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Chicago, IL

Supervisor: Kern Singh, M.D.

-Performed the duties of surgical first assist and clinical physician assistant in a spine surgery practice focused on minimally invasive techniques. This position included assisting surgery at an outpatient surgery center. Additional responsibilities included new patient evaluations and follow up care at three clinic locations, inpatient postoperative care, and rotating on-call. The position required mastery of Epic and Athena electronic medical record systems.

NorthShore University HealthSystem

Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Chicago, IL

Supervisor: Mark T. Nolden, M.D. and Srdjan Mirkovic, M.D.

-Performed the duties of surgical first assist and clinical physician assistant in a spine surgery practice for two orthopedic surgeons. This position included assisting surgery at Evanston Hospital, Skokie Hospital, and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Additional responsibilities included new patient evaluations and follow up care at four clinic locations, inpatient postoperative care, and rotating on-call. The position required mastery of Epic and PowerChart electronic medical record systems. This position also inspired me to initiate a clinical education program for PA students rotating at Evanston Hospital.

MedExpress Urgent Care

Pittsburgh, PA

Supervisor: MedExpress Physician Team

-Performed the duties of a physician assistant in an urgent and acute care setting. This position involved history and physical exams, diagnostic testing, pharmacological treatments, basic orthopedic treatments, and minor procedures. Worked autonomously and synergistically with the physician and medical team.

S’eclairer

Pittsburgh, PA

Supervisor: Safdar I. Chaudhary, M.D.

-Performed the duties of a physician assistant in a private practice setting focused on behavioral health, integrative medicine, and addiction treatment programs, worked autonomously and synergistically with the physician and medical team, preceptor and student coordinator, lead weekly educational grand rounds and weekly group therapies based on the Dialectical Behavioral Therapy model, and educated patients on nutritional lifestyle changes and preventative medicine.

Education

Duquesne University: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Master of Physician Assistant Studies - Graduated December 2013

Bachelor of Health Sciences - Completed May 2012

Professional Licensure and Certifications

Certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants: Issued 2013; Expires 2019

Licensed by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation: Issued October 2014; Expires March 2018

Licensed by the Drug Enforcement Administration: Renewed June 2016; Expires June 2019

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS): Completed March 2015

Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (CPR and AED Program): Renewed March 2017; Expires March 2019

Recognized Clinical Preceptor, Chatham University: Academic Year, 2013-2014

Affiliation with American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) - since 2013



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