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Physician Assistant Medical

Location:
Cambridge, Maryland, 21613, United States
Posted:
May 28, 2018

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KARLY SANDRA PETERSON, MHS, PA-C

*** ******** ******, *********, ** 21613

ac5ne7@r.postjobfree.com 703-***-****

Summary: Eager, dependable, and compassionate Physician Assistant with over two years experience as front line practitioner and prior five years as OB-GYN medical assistant and supervisor. Strong long-term patient relationships. Self-reliant, independent, yet comfortable discussing cases with Supervising Physician. Excellent co-worker rapport. Health educator and lifestyle modification advocate. Proud to provide accessible healthcare and medication for impoverished and underserved communities.

MEDICAL EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE:

Lower Shore Clinic- Integrated Mental Health and Primary Care Facility Salisbury, MD

June 2015- present

I have over two years experience working as a Physician Assistant in an integrated mental health and primary care outpatient safety net clinic on the rural Eastern Shore of Maryland. Until recently, I was the only full time medical staff member and thus the sole provider available for the medical needs of 2300 patients who present by appointment and walk-ins (same day access). I am competent and comfortable caring for both acute and chronic, often complex medical conditions. Working in an integrated care environment has deepened my understanding of and skills treating challenging patients with co-morbid conditions including depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, personality disorders, and substance abuse.

Perform detailed history and physical examinations on patients

Diagnose multiple medical conditions

Order and interpret laboratory and radiological results

Prescribe appropriate medication, monitor patient status and response to treatments

Recommend appropriate therapeutic interventions, including referrals to specialists

Perform various in-office procedures including but not limited to pap smears, culture collection, ear irrigation, cryotherapy, and incision and drainage

Encourage healthy lifestyle modifications through education and counseling

Utilize a language line service to communicate with non-English speakers

In charge of the JCAHO Infection Prevention and Control Program for the clinic

Play a principal role in developing and fine tuning primary care portion of clinic’s EMR

Reiter, Hill, Johnson & Nevin, OB-GYN Falls Church, VA

Clinical Lab Supervisor Aug 2007-April 2012

Assisted MDs, PAs, and NPs with in-office procedures such as pap smears, colposcopies, IUD insertions, biopsies, and the collection of cultures

Checked vitals, administered injections, conducted blood draws

Ordered patient labs and discussed results and treatment plans with patients

Created schedules and supervised five medical assistants

Winchester Medical Center- Level II Hospital Winchester, VA

Administrative Assistant: Cardiac Catheterization Lab June-Aug 2005

Provided patients with pre-operative instructions; registered patients for cardiac catheterizations

LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS:

National Certification by NCCPA October 2014

Maryland Physician Assistant License #C0005714 Expires June 2019

Controlled Dangerous Substance License #PA86449 Expires June 2020

EDUCATION:

Quinnipiac University North Haven, CT

Master of Health Science, Physician Assistant Oct 2014

James Madison University Harrisonburg, VA

Bachelor of Science, Biology May 2006

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE:

Core Clinical Rotations (6 weeks):

Internal Medicine April-May 2014

Waterbury Hospital Waterbury, CT

Obstetrics & Gynecology Feb-April 2014

Shoreline Obstetrics & Gynecology New London, CT

Emergency Medicine Nov-Dec 2013

St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center Hartford, CT

Primary Care Oct-Nov 2013

Family Practice of Bert Coppotelli, MD Lisbon, CT

Pediatrics Aug-Oct 2013

Norwalk Hospital, Norwalk Community Health Center Norwalk, CT

Surgery July-Aug 2013

Waterbury Hospital Waterbury, CT

Psychiatry June-July 2013

St. Vincent’s Medical Center Bridgeport, CT

Elective Rotations (4 weeks):

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Dec 2013-Jan 2014

Children’s National Medical Center Washington, DC

Obstetrics & Gynecology Jan-Feb 2014

Lakeside Women’s Health Center Waterbury, CT

Pre-Clinical Rotation

Internal Medicine Spring Semester, 2012

St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center Hartford, CT

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:

American Academy of Physician Assistants 2012-present

REFERENCES:

Excellent personal and professional references available upon request.



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