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Physician Assistant Care

Location:
Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
Posted:
October 01, 2018

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Johanna Claasen, PA-C, MHS

**** ****** ****

Charlottesville, VA 22901

(Cell) 434-***-****

ac68zl@r.postjobfree.com

SUMMARY: Physician Assistant with excellent academic record; Master of Health Science degree as of December 2010 and nationally certified in January 2011. Licensed to practice and prescribe. Experienced in family practices, and private physician offices, urgent care centers and community clinics.

WORK EXPERIENCE:

2018 COLVILLE INDIAN HEALTH CENTER (locum tenens)

Feb-Sept Physician Assistant

Nespelem, WA

• Provided evaluation and treatment of the local Colville Tribal population, seeing neonates to old age

• Addressed many acute visits involving musculoskeletal injuries, viral and bacterial illness, and allergies

• Ordered X-rays and lab orders, signed work notes and developed work restrictions relative to patient injuries

• Learned and adapted to an entirely different medical home approach under government-issued auspices related to Indian Health Services (IHS)

• Learned an entirely new EHR and referral system related to IHS 2017 ALBEMARLE CENTER FOR FAMILY MEDICINE (temporary assignment) Sept-Jan Physician Assistant

Charlottesville, VA

• Detailed history and physicals for adults, children, and babies 1 month old, both problem and well visits.

• Urgent care visits, walk-ins, minor surgeries

• Manage care of complex patients, including Medicare and Medicaid patients

• Write orders, renew prescriptions, make referrals, review labs

• Connect with patients, explain illness, and provide empathy and compassion

• Prevention and education of chronic illness a major goal in daily care 2015-2017 CHARLOTTESVILLE NEUROLOGY AND SLEEP MEDICINE CENTER Mar-Aug Physician Assistant

Charlottesville, VA

• Order, analyze, and convey results for ambulatory sleep studies

• Manage CPAP users by problem-solving comfort issues, providing education on impact of obstructive sleep apnea, and pressure management

• Order in-lab sleep studies for new patients, review results with patients

• Handle both new and established patients for sleep disturbances such as OSA, RLS, narcolepsy, PLMD, and primary insomnia

2014-2015 FIRST MED

Aug-Feb Physician Assistant

Charlottesville, VA

• Workman’s Compensation Cases

• Work and school physicals

• Urgent care visits for fractures, lacerations, abscess, headache, back problems

• Write orders, renew prescriptions, make referrals, review labs 2012-2014 DOWNTOWN FAMILY HEALTHCARE

Oct-Aug Physician Assistant

Charlottesville, VA

• Detailed history and physicals for adults, children, and babies as young as 1 month old, both problem and well visits

• Urgent care visits, walk-ins, minor surgeries

• Manage care of complex patients, including Medicare and Medicaid patients

• Write orders, renew prescriptions, make referrals, review labs

• Connect with patients, explain illness, provide empathy and compassion

• Prevention and education of chronic illness a major goal in daily care

• Utilized some alternative medicine remedies

2012 MEDEXPRESS

Jul-Oct Physician Assistant

Charlottesville, VA

• DOT and deployment physicals

• Urgent Care of limited and significant illness across medical spectrum

• Reviewed, interpreted and ordered lab tests, imaging, and EKG’s 2012 PROMPT CARE (then bought by MedExpress)

Apr-Jul Physician Assistant

Charlottesville, VA

• DOT and deployment physicals

• Urgent Care of self-limited and more significant illness across medical spectrum

• Reviewed, interpreted and ordered lab tests, imaging, and EKG’s

• Managed some primary care issues and chronic medical conditions 2012 UVA NEUROSURGERY

Jan-Mar Physician Assistant

Charlottesville, VA

• Pre-surgical history and physicals for pituitary disorders

• Pre-op orders

• Education to patient on what to expect on OR day and after

• Managed post-op complications inpatient and outpatient 2011 BLUE RIDGE UROLOGICAL ASSOCIATES

Apr-Aug Physician Assistant

Fishersville, VA

• Detailed history and physicals; develop assessment and treatment plans.

• Diligent in providing high quality, legally sound patient documentation.

• Managed care of surgical and call patients, admitted patients to hospital.

• Versed in physician orders, checking labs, writing progress notes for surgical patient and hospital consults.

PREVIOUS WORK EXPERIENCE

2011, 2008 Bodo’s Bagels, Charlottesville, VA; Expediter 2004-2008 Lightning Landscapes; Charlottesville, VA; Landscape Contractor 2003-2004 Kathy Craig & Brian Balough; Louisa, VA; Family Assistant, landscaper 2003 Louis Berger, Inc. Secaucus, NJ; Contract Archeologist 2002 Chick-with-a-Truck; New York, NY; Moving services 2002 Historical Perspectives, Inc. West Chester, CT; Contract Archeologist 1999-2001 Magnet Interactive, Inc. Georgetown, Washington, DC; Producer, Admin. Assistant 1996-2002 The Most Secret Method; Washington D.C.; Bass player, vocalist 1994-1998 St. Luke’s House, Bethesda, MD; Life Skills Mental Health & Residential Counselor EDUCATION:

2008-2010 Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

December 2010 MHS graduate of Hahnemann PA Program 2006-2008 Piedmont Virginia Community College, Charlottesville, VA Math and Science pre-requisites for MHS degree

2001-2002 New School University, New York, NY

Jazz Performance Study

1990-1994 West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV Bachelor of Arts, Psychology

COMMUNITY WORK

2017 All Blessings Flow, Charlottesville VA

2014-2015 Stream Watch, Charlottesville VA

2007 UVA Dialysis Clinic, Charlottesville VA

2007 The Cedars Nursing Home (a.k.a. Golden Living), Charlottesville VA 2005-2007 Vipassana meditation courses, Mid-Atlantic region 2006 Martha Jefferson Radiology, Charlottesville VA 2005 Building Goodness Foundation, Charlottesville VA MEMBERSHIPS

2011-present American Academy of Physician Assistants 2017-2018 American Association of Neurology

2016-2017 Virginia Association of Sleep Medicine

2013-present Virginia Association of Physician Assistants 2011-present VA Prescription Drug Monitoring

ADDITIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS

2016-2017 Provided shadowing opportunities for Murphy Deming PA students 2014-present Airbnb Super Host

2015 Best Bedside Manner Award for physician assistant, Nov/Dec issue Our Health Magazine

2017 Best Bedside Manner Award, 3rd place for PA, Nov/Dec issue Our Health Magazine 2006 Phi Theta Kappa member awarded for outstanding community service while attending Piedmont Virginia Community College.

2003-2005 Independently purchased, renovated, and sold investment property for significant profit in Charlottesville, VA.

1996-2002 Recorded albums and toured nationally / internationally with an independent rock band, the Most Secret Method, based in Washington DC. SKILLS AND CERTIFICATIONS

• NCCPA certified as of January 2011

• VA state licensure for physician assistant practice

• DEA licensed to prescribe Schedule II-V drugs.

• Intermediate Spanish speaker, 4 years of study and independent study in Costa Rica

• BLS and ACLS certified August 2017



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