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Medical Physician Assistant

Kansas City, MO
March 09, 2018

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Darryl Olive



May 2018 University of Missouri-Kansas City Kansas City, MO

Master of Medical Science Physician Assistant Program

Masters Project:

Point-of-care Lifestyle Coaching Tool: Created a point-of-care pocket card for physician assistants and advanced practice registered nurses to assist patients in lifestyle change for CAD, PAD, HTN, HLD, diabetes, obesity and chronic low back pain. Surveyed providers to understand attitudes, opinions and current prescription practice of lifestyle techniques. Conducted literature search to examine best available evidence available for pocket card data.

Clinical Rotations:

Internal Medicine Kansas City Veterans Administration 4 weeks

Internal Medicine Centerpoint Medical Center 4 weeks

Family Medicine Shawnee Mission Medical Center 4 weeks

Geriatrics Truman Medical Center-Lakewood 4 weeks

Psychiatry Truman Medical Center-Lakewood 4 weeks

General Surgery Truman Medical Center-Lakewood 4 weeks

Emergency Medicine Truman Medical Center-Hospital Hill 4 weeks

Women’s Health Planned Parenthood-Independence 3 weeks

Obstetrics Shawnee Mission Medical Center 1 week

Gastroenterology Olathe Medical Center 4 weeks

Family Medicine Truman Medical Center-Hospital Hill 4 weeks

Psychiatry Kansas City Veterans Administration 4 weeks

Pediatrics Children’s Mercy Urgent Care 2 weeks

Pediatrics Children’s Mercy Outpatient Care 2 weeks

Procedural Experience in:

Aseptic and isolation techniques, collection of cultures, CPR, placement of urinary catheters, Papanicolaou cytology smears, wound care and dressing changes, closure of wounds via suture and dermabond, abscess incision and drainage, casting and splinting, skin biopsies, IUD placement and removal, Nexplanon placement and removal, mindfulness-based cognitive therapy, Relaxation response, electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) submaximal exercising testing, body composition assessment, yoga therapy, meditation, breathing and relaxation training, obtaining and interpretation of EKGs,

Dec. 2015 Kansas City Kansas Community College, Kansas City, KS

Pre-Med Science

May 2003 University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, Missouri

Master’s Business Administration (MBA)

Master's Health Services (MHA)

Master’s Project:

Quality Improvement Indicators: Conducted extensive literature search on quality improvement and selection of quality indicators for academic health centers.

May 2000 University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, Missouri

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Bachelor of Arts in International Relations, Emphasis: Spanish

Work Experience

2005-Present Executive Director of Programs, KCFitnessLink School of Health Kansas City, MO Private, Post Secondary Education

Manages curriculum development, quality improvement and instruction of career training programs

Oversees mind-body, energy, traditional medicine and fitness services and programs to consumers

Responsible for community outreach and corporate wellness programming for small/medium-sized businesses including, onsite fitness classes, chair massage, lunch presentations, health fairs, employee surveys and disease management consulting

Manages, hires, and trains independent contractors, fitness instructors and certification teachers.

Expert writer on health and fitness for local publications: KC Fitness Magazine, CAMP Magazine and Evolving Magazine

Responsible for accreditation, licensing and facility management

2008-2011 Outpatient Rehabilitation Specialist, Associated Youth Services Kansas City, KS

Developed curriculum for teen and drug alcohol rehabilitation programming in outpatient facility using yoga therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy principles

Led group alcohol and drug rehabilitation therapy sessions

Fitness lead on Hip Hop for Health Community Grant program for fitness and nutrition classes for junior high children in four Kansas City, KS schools

Participated in health fairs at local schools providing healthy snacks and fitness tips

Administered children’s fitness testing and assessment

Trained staff, recruited volunteers and created fund-raising drives

2003-2007 Healthe Clinic & Healthe Transactions Manager, Cerner Corporation Kansas City, MO

Responsible for sales, promotion and marketing plan development for electronic data interchange solutions, revenue cycle management and stand alone, onsite clinics for employers

Managed marketing of Cerner’s onsite healthcare clinic marketing and health plan promotion to associates and potential clients

Managed communication to associates on health plan access, disease management and wellness programming

Responsible for reviewing quarterly sales opportunities and completing win/loss reviews for competitive deals.

Proactively monitors competitors’ market activities, industry events, financial statements and earnings calls.

Actively positions industry analysts’ (Frost and Sullivan, Gartner, KLAS) analysis on competitors’ products and feature functionality.

Creates internal and external communication plans for competitive messaging around core functionality and strengths, opportunities, weaknesses, threats (SWOT) analysis.

Analyzed key market trends around electronic medical record adoption and implementation, quality reporting and physician/hospital pay-for-performance

Awards: Identified as runner up Marketing associate of the year and best team of the year

1998-2003 Assistant Fitness Program Manager, University of MO-Columbia Columbia, MO Department of Recreation Services

Responsible for the recruitment, hiring, scheduling and training of 32 group fitness

instructors/personal trainers.

Consistently monitored the industry to deliver innovative exercise programming.

Implemented and revised customer satisfaction surveys and analyzed results

Modified employee performance evaluation process to allow 360-degree feedback

Awards: Directors Award 2003, Outstanding Contribution 2003, Significant Contribution 2000-2002, Team Spirit Award 2000-2002

2002 Management Intern, Jackson County Health Department Independence, MO

Summer Truman Medical Center

Coordinated activities for the Eastern Jackson County Community Health Needs Assessment to 66,000 residents

Coordinated and planned focus group follow-up to health needs assessment

Participated in hiring and selection of administrative staff

Patient care: Assisted nursing staff with English-Spanish translations for patients in the sexual transmitted infection clinic

2001 Telemedicine Intern, University of La Laguna Tenerife, Canary Islands

Summer Catai Department of Telemedicine

Responsible for evaluating the economic and social impact of telemedicine projects in local health centers

Patient care: provided telemedicine consulting services to local clinics/patients to improve quality and utilization of tele-rehabilitation services

Implemented a strategic planning model for evaluating telemedicine projects in the Canary Islands under the National Health system

2001 Graduate Research Assistant, University of MO-Columbia Columbia, MO

January-May Department of Family & Community Medicine

Designed promotional materials for the Family Practice Inquiry Network (FPIN), a solution to that provides decision support/research support at the point of care to family physicians and residents

Implemented research to understand physician motivation for using evidence-based practice information

Served as a project consultant to grant writers and Web site project specialists

Recruited four academic members to participate in FPIN


2018 (Pending), Certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

American Red Cross, Basic Life Support

American Red Cross, Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Licensed Massage Therapist (Kansas), License # 099**-*****

National Strength and Conditioning Association Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS),

500 Hour Registered Yoga Teacher (E-RYT 500)

Certified Tibetan Reiki Master/Certified Sacred Breath Meditation Teacher

USA Weightlifting Level I Sports Performance Coach

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Physician Assistants

Missouri Academy of Physician Assistants

Association of PAs In Psychiatry (APAP)

Task Force Member, National Committee for Healthcare Quality Executive Task Force on Physician Pay-for-Performance (P4P), Publication: CEO Guide to Pay for Performance

Yoga Alliance

International Association of Yoga Therapists

Volunteer Experience

University of Missouri Kansas City, Student Ambassador

Sojourner Health Clinic, Student Volunteer

University of Missouri-Kansas City Communiversity Instructor in health and yoga

Yoga Month City Coordinator

Opportunities Nursing Pavilion, Yoga Teacher Volunteer

Saint Luke’s Hospital, Meditation Instructor

Computer Skills

Cerner Millennium, Meditech, athenaClinicals, Microsoft Office Suite

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