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Physician Assistant

Location:
San Diego, California, United States
Posted:
March 06, 2018

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JESSICA KWAN, PA-C

San Diego, CA

858-***-**** ac4pxf@r.postjobfree.com

EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE

Physician Assistant – CVS MinuteClinic May 2017 – February 2018 Family Medicine and Acute Care

Crofton, Maryland

Provider in an outpatient walk-in clinic seeing patients of all ages for a wide variety of services ranging from contraceptive care to travel health consultations

Perform testing, monitoring, treatment and counseling for acute illnesses and chronic disease management

Provide general health examinations, camp physicals and sports physicals

Conduct Department of Transportation physicals to certify commercial motor vehicle drivers Phlebotomy Technician – LabCorp July 2013 – December 2013 San Diego, California

Managed all front and back office operations independently in a high-volume patient service center

Performed phlebotomy procedures and federal urine drug screens for patients of all ages, averaging fifty patients per day

Performed all pre-analytical stages for blood specimens including processing and packaging specimens for lab-ready status

EDUCATION

Arizona School of Health Sciences, Mesa, Arizona June 2014 – September 2016 Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies

Master’s Capstone Project:

Nutrition Recommendations for Disease Prevention and Progression in the Homeless Patient: In collaboration with nutritionists at Community Health Centers of the Central Coast, a clinic that offers health care to underserved populations, I organized and provided presentations regarding nutrition counseling for the local homeless population. I offered one-on-one health consultations and created pamphlets and surveys addressing the needs of homeless patients.

Six-Week Clinical Rotations:

o Behavioral Health: Community Health Centers of the Central Coast in Santa Maria, CA o Emergency Medicine: Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center in Globe, AZ o Family Medicine: Community Health Centers of the Central Coast in Santa Maria, CA o Family Medicine & Urgent Care (Elective): Unity Health Care in Washington, DC o General Surgery: Casa Grande General Surgeons in Casa Grande, AZ o Internal Medicine: Community Health Centers of the Central Coast in Lompoc, CA o Pediatrics & Urgent Care: Community Health Centers of the Central Coast in Santa Maria, CA o Women’s Health: Community Health Centers of the Central Coast in Santa Maria, CA Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego, California August 2009 – May 2013 Bachelor of Art in Exercise Science

Honors & Awards: Magna Cum Laude, Dean’s List, Provost’s Scholarship, Women’s Tennis Scholarship NAIA Scholar Athlete Award 2009 – 2012, Women’s Tennis Sportsmanship Award 2012

Activities: Women's Tennis Team Captain for a team that competed nationally in the NAIA division, Women's Tennis Representative on the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, Vice President of Delta Alpha Pi Honor Society for students with disabilities, Mentor and tutor for students with disabilities, Diversity Leader for the Diversity and International Student Services Department JESSICA KWAN, PA-C

San Diego, CA

858-***-**** ac4pxf@r.postjobfree.com

CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES

Certified by the National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistants (2017)

Licensed Physician Assistant by the Physician Assistant Board of California (2017)

Licensed Physician Assistant by the Maryland Board of Physicians (2017)

Certified Medical Examiner for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (2017)

Certified Advanced Cardiac Life Support Provider by the American Heart Association (2017)

Current DEA Licensure (2017)

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

American Academy of Family Physicians (2018)

American Academy of Physician Assistants (2017)

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

Central Coast Community Health Fair – Diabetes and Hypertension Screening February 2016

National Karate Championships – Event Medical Team (First Aid) March 2015

Heart Failure Project – Instructor October 2014 - March 2015

Santé of Chandler Rehabilitation Center – Adult Physicals October 2014 - November 2014

Golden Gate Community Health Fair – Pediatric and Adult Physicals July 2014 - December 2014

Fall Prevention Program – Instructor January 2014 - March 2014

International Medical Mission Trip in Peru – Community Health Care Clinic November 2012

International Medical Mission Trip in Guatemala – Community Health Care Clinic June 2012

Scripps Memorial Hospital – Patient Services May 2011 - September 2012 ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS

Proficient in basic medical Spanish and Cantonese

Proficient with Epic, eClinicalWorks and NextGen electronic medical record systems

Proficient in suture/staple placement and removal, wound closure using Dermabond, examination of eyes using fluorescein staining, Pap smears, anoscopy, urinary catheter placement, incision and drainage, aseptic and isolation techniques, wound care and dressing changes, splinting, venipuncture, CPR, administration and prescription of medications, and interpretation of EKGs, X-rays, and CT scans.

Experience in steroid injections for knees and plantar fascia, intrauterine device removal, Nexplanon removal, initiation of intravenous infusions, nasogastric tube placement, assisting laparoscopic procedures, endotracheal intubation, and insertion and removal of central lines. REFERENCES

1. Alexandra Scheer, PA-C

Supervising Preceptor

Unity Health Care

Cell: 314-***-****

2. Evelyn Omoregbee, CRNP

Senior Provider

CVS MinuteClinic

Cell: 301-***-****

3. Magdalena Serrano, MSW, LCSW

Supervising Preceptor, Associate Behavioral Health Director Community Health Centers of the Central Coast, Inc. Office: 805-***-****

Alternate Office: 805-***-****

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4. Jeff Elliott, PMH NP-BC

Supervising Preceptor

Community Health Centers of the Central Coast, Inc. Office: 805-***-****



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