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Physician Assistant

Memphis, Tennessee, United States
February 22, 2018

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Amber Renee Hall, PA-C

**** * ****** ***** ****** • Memphis, TN 38117

901-***-**** •


Licensed Physician Assistant with experience in Emergency Medicine. Committed to providing high quality healthcare to all patients. Possess initiative and drive to meet any challenge. Recognized by coworkers as a dependable, energetic, and hard worker. Licenses/Certifications

● NCCPA Board Certified

● Tennessee Physician Assistant License

● DEA License

● ACLS Certified

● PALS Certified

● BLS Certified

Employment Summary

March 2016-Current S t. Francis Hospital Emergency Department on Park M emphis, TN Physician Assistant and Lead APC (Advanced Practice Clinician) Contract Emergency Medicine provider for ApolloMD . Obtain detailed history, perform physical exams, prescribe medications, order and interpret laboratory tests and diagnostic studies, and counsel patients on treatment plans. Basic job duties and applicable skills are identical to those at Methodist University ED. Promoted to Lead APC in September 2016.

L ead APC Duties:

● Demonstrate leadership to fellow APCs, boost morale, maintain professional rapport, and discuss any concerns of the APCs with the Medical Director

● Assist Medical Director with quality improvement of ED flow and patient care

● Discuss changes to policy and procedures as established by Medical Director with APC team

● Prepare the APC schedule

● Attend staff meetings and represent the APC team at other meetings pertinent to the operation of the ED

L ead APC Accomplishments:

● Improved front end flow by working with nursing leaders to implement a plan for patient flow through triage

● Increased efficiency and productivity of APCs by revising shift times and responsibilities Sept. 2011- Jan. 2016 Methodist University Emergency Department M emphis, TN Physician Assistant

Contract Emergency Medicine provider for Methodist Emergency Physicians Group, LLC in a fast paced, high-acuity emergency room. Involved in all aspects of patient care. Knowledgeable in treating acute and chronic illnesses more often in patients with multiple comorbidities while complying with state and institutional policies and procedures. Treat fast track and main ED patients with physician backup if needed. Train new physician assistant hires and students in their Emergency Medicine clinical rotation. Page 1 of 2

Employment Summary Continued

Methodist University ED Applicable Skills:

● Consistently react calmly and efficiently in emergency situations

● Obtain detailed history, perform physical exams, order and interpret diagnostic tests, labs and x-rays, consult any specialists, write admission orders when applicable, prescribe medications, and counsel patients in the emergency care setting

● Experience in management of acute illnesses such as, but not limited to: pneumonia, asthma and COPD exacerbations, fractures/dislocations, allergic reactions, DKA, cardiac arrest/diseases, ENT infections, DVT, PE, neurological disorders, cellulitis, Gastrointestinal disorders/infections, gynecological and genitourinary disorders/diseases

● Experience in management of chronic illnesses such as, but not limited to: diabetes, HTN, CHF, chronic pain syndromes, chronic renal insufficiency/failure

● Perform core procedures such as, but not limited to: Incision and drainage of abscesses, replace PEG tubes, joint reductions, suture or staple lacerations, splint fractures, knee arthrocentesis, hematoma blocks

● Perform advanced procedures such as: lumbar punctures, central lines (physician supervision), small bore thoracotomy (physician supervision)

● Respectfully/Successfully engaged with a diverse community and clients of all socioeconomic backgrounds

May 2005-Dec. 2008 University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center D allas, TX Research Assistant/Lab Manager

Managed day to day activities including: ordering supplies, managing accounts, travel reimbursement, equipment repair, radiation testing, genotyping of mice, cloning plasmids, and running experiments on samples sent to the lab in the Internal Medicine: Reproductive Endocrinology Department. Undertook several small projects of my own in which I was responsible for presentation of results at lab meetings. Created a cell line for the lab's use in its research. Education

Jan. 2009-Dec. 2010 Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences M anchester, NH Master of Physician Assistant Studies

24 month program of intense didactic and clinical training. Completed 5 week clerkships in each of the following clinical disciplines:

● Women's Health Newport Health Center Newport, NH

● Internal Medicine Elliot Hospital Manchester, NH

● Pediatrics Green Mountain Pediatrics Bennington, VT

● Surgery Elliot Hospital Manchester, NH

● Psychiatry University of Vermont Medical Center Burlington, VT

● Neurology Derry Neurological Associates Derry, NH

● Family Medicine I Essex Medical Associates Andover, MA

● Family Medicine II Grace Cottage Family Health Townshend, VT

● Emergency Medicine Grace Cottage Hospital Townshend, VT August 2001- May 2005 U niversity of Central Arkansas C onway, AR Bachelor of Science, Biology

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