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Physician Assistant

Midland, TX
March 20, 2018

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JENNIFER GOODE, MPAS, PA-C Phone: 719-***-****. E-mail: ********@*****.***


Plastic Surgery: MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston TX 10/2016 – 03/2018 Dedicated physician assistant supporting a reconstructive surgeon providing quality care to patients in the outpatient setting, in the operating room, and inpatient with the goal of improving patients’ health, quality of life and providing cosmetically pleasing results

• Evaluate and treat patients from consultation, pre-op, and post-op appointments independently in an emergency walk-in clinic and in conjuncture with surgeon

• First assist in surgery with specialty exposures of microsurgery, head and neck, breast surgery, lymphedema, neurosurgery, and orthopedics

• Solely responsible for closing donor sites utilized for autologous reconstruction, harvesting skin grafts, placing mesh, and suturing

• Responsible for managing complex in-patients with significant comorbidities including placing orders, planning discharge, providing wound care dressing changes, and coordinating patient care with other specialty teams

• Proficient in EPIC including placing orders, updating patient records, and dictating history and physicals, progress notes, and discharge summaries

Undergraduate Teaching Assistant- Anatomy Cadaver Dissector Specialist 01/2013 - 05/2014

• Responsible for weekly cadaver dissection, teaching, and demonstrations aligned with anatomy course lecture schedule Rehab Technician, Memorial Hospital, Colorado Springs, CO 05/2013 – 08/2013

• Assisted physical and speech therapists in transferring patients, video swallows, and individual therapy EDUCATION

UT MD Anderson Cancer Center

Postgraduate Training in the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Completed 2016-2017

• Completed clinical training program of advanced surgical techniques to include complex closure of donor sites, split thickness skin grafts, full thickness skin grafts, inlay and underlay of mesh to the abdomen, surgical decision making, tissue expansion, wound debridement and care, first assistant techniques, free flap harvest and inset, cosmetic closure, and pedicled flap elevation and inset.

University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas Graduation: August 2016 Master of Physician Assistant Studies Cumulative GPA: 4.0

• Dean’s List Fall 2014, Spring 2015

• Gnitzinger Scholarship

University of Colorado Boulder Graduation with Distinction: May 2014 Integrative Physiology: Bachelor of Arts Cumulative GPA: 3.85

• Dean’s List Fall 2011, 2012 and Spring 2011, 2012, and 2013

• Dean’s List Arts and Sciences Academic Scholarship 2013 - 2014 RELEVANT CLINICAL ROTATION EXPERIENCE July 2015 – June 2016 Internal Medicine: UTMB Dermatology, Galveston, Texas

• Experienced wide range of dermatologic conditions including but not limited to skin cancer, acne, and infections

• Performed skin biopsies, microscopic analysis, insertion and drainage procedures, and suturing

• Assisted in evaluating and developing diagnosis and treatment plans and educated these plans to patients Internal Medicine: Ertan Digestive Health Center, Houston, Texas

• Extensive experience involving autoimmune gastroenterological diseases and esophageal cancer procedures and treatment

• Performed pre-operation medical history and physical examinations, ordered medications, labs, and updated medical records

• Discussed post procedure results of screening and prognostic colonoscopies and endogastroduodenoscopies Internal Medicine: Center for Advanced Heart Failure, Houston, Texas

• Assisted in analysis of Electrocardiogram results and treadmill stress test results

• Collaborated effectively with the physician, discussing diagnosis and treatment plans Emergency Medicine: UTMB

• Evaluated and managed patients in the acute setting by assisting in ordering labs, radiology, and medication

• Assisted in procedures such as splinting, laceration repair, and foreign body removal General Surgery: Minimally Invasive Surgery: Houston Methodist Hospital

• Performed as the first and second assist in laparoscopic surgeries ranging from bariatric, hernia repairs, and bowel resections

• Assisted with rounding, pre-operative, post-operative examinations, and established care with patients Pediatrics: UTMB Newborn Nursery and Pediatrics, Galveston, Texas

• Performed medical history and physical examination on newborns and children ages 3 days -18 years old

• Completed discharge education including breast feeding and newborn care including jaundice and circumcision OB/GYN: Community Health Center of S. Central TX, Victoria, Texas

• Performed well women examinations including Pap Smears, and breast and pelvic examinations

• Performed prenatal physical examinations, assessed labs, and educated patients on prenatal health care Primary Care: Webster Family Medicine, Webster, Texas

• Assisted in broad range of evaluation and treatments including orthopedic evaluations, diabetic management, and sick visits

• Ordered and reviewed laboratory tests and discussed results with patients HEALTHCARE/VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

BRA Day Symposium Committee Member – MD Anderson 10/2016- 03/2018

• Responsible for organizing, planning and teaching at the Breast reconstructive awareness symposium Suture Workshop Instructor- Texas Gulf Coast Conference and Baylor PA Program 12/2016 – 01/2018

• Instructed PA students and current PAs suturing technique, suture type and selection, and wound assessment Volunteer, St. Vincent’s Clinic and St. Luke’s Society, Galveston, Texas 07/2014 – 07/2016

• Served indigent patients by performing medical history, physical examination, and discussed diagnosis and treatment plans University of Colorado Sports Medicine Intern, Boulder, Colorado 08/2013 – 05/2014

• Assisted in the prevention, evaluation, management and rehabilitation of cross country and track collegiate athletes Boulder Sports Medicine Hospital, Boulder, Colorado 08/2012 – 12/2012

• Assisted physicians in rehabilitation, gait analysis, physiology testing, V02-max testing, and lactate thresholds LICENSURE, CERTIFICATIONS, AND PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

• NCCPA National Certification – Certified 09/2016

• Texas Medical Board PA State Licensure – 09/2016 # PA10852

• DEA: Drug Enforcement Agency: #MG4133788

• NPI: National Provider Identifier # 187*******

• Basic Life Support – Expires 2018

• Texas Academy of Physician Assistants (TAPA) member 12/2014 – Present

• American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) member 08/2011 – Present REFERENCES

• Available upon Request

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