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Physician Assistant - Certified

San Antonio, TX
September 06, 2018

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Brittany Tijerina

Phone 210-***-**** **** Tamaron Ranch San Antonio, TX 78253


****-**** ********** ** ***** Medical Branch (UTMB), Galveston, TX

M.S. Physician Assistant Studies – August 2018

Clinical Rotations:

Primary Care Dairy Ashford Family Practice

Mental Health/Primary Care Veteran Affairs - Richmond, TX

Dermatology Houston Skin Associates

Emergency Medicine LBJ Hospital

General Surgery Bay Area Regional Hospital

Plastic Surgery Veteran Affairs Main Campus - Houston

Hematology & Oncology East Texas Hematology & Oncology Clinic

Gastroenterology Digestive Health Associates of TX

Cardiology/Medicine Nathan Cardiology/SE Memorial Hospital

OB/GYN Methodist St. John’s Hospital

Pediatrics SPI Drive Pediatric Clinic

Proficient in:

Venipuncture, obtaining and reading EKGs, aseptic techniques, papanicolaou cytology smears, wet mounts and KOH prep, pelvic exams, wound care and dressing changes, wound closure via suture and staples, removal of sutures and staples, incision and drainage, punch biopsies, lipoma and cyst removal, administration of vaccinations, interpreting peripheral blood smears, administration and prescription of medications.

Experience in:

Performing cardiac stress tests, removal of chest tube and NG tube, intubating, casting and splinting, reading X-rays, bone marrow biopsies, joint injections, endoscopy, and colonoscopy.

2009-2013 Texas Tech University Health Science Center, Lubbock Texas

Bachelor of Science, Clinical Laboratory Science (CLS)


2014-2016 Resolute Hospital New Braunfels, TX

Interim Laboratory Director (May 2016 – July 2018)

Responsible for the planning and coordination of the laboratory’s daily activities, the operational efficiency and effectiveness as well as major impact on all other hospital areas. Provided supervision and direction to laboratory staff and supervisors. Conferred with other department directors to resolve issues and other identified problems. Attended director meetings, and morning huddles with other directors and hospital administration

Point of Care Coordinator/Medical Technologist (May 2014 – May 2016)

Monitored and oversaw of all Point of Care Testing (POCT) areas in the hospital to ensure quality of POC testing, competency assessment and performance improvement. Created schedule for laboratory staff and held daily communication huddles. Ordered all supplies for the laboratory. Efficient and trained in all areas of the lab including blood bank and phlebotomy; performed quality control and maintenance on all instruments in laboratory. Served as Laboratory Technical consultant for Resolute Health Clinics; reviewed quality control and quality assurance, trained of staff on laboratory equipment and conducted competency assessment.

2015-2016 Laredo Emergency Room Laredo, TX

Laboratory Technical Consultant

Oversaw and helped with initial set up of the laboratory in the facility, which was then followed by bi-weekly or monthly visits. Established laboratory policies and procedures for the laboratory. Trained facility clinical staff on laboratory instruments and recorded appropriate competency assessments. Established quality assurance and quality control programs for the laboratory. Prepared lab for CLIA and COLA inspections and compliance maintenance.

2014-2015 Northeast Methodist Hospital San Antonio, TX

Clinical Laboratory Scientist II

Responsible for performing complex medical laboratory tests for diagnosis and treatment of disease, analyzing and assuming accountability for accurate test results, maintenance of complicate instruments, and monitoring quality control and quality assurance programs.


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

2016-2018, Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers

2017-2019, Advanced Cardiac Life Support for Health Care Providers

2012, Phlebotomy – Texas Tech University Health Science Center, Lubbock, TX


2018, American Association of Physician Assistants – Fellow Member

2017- 2018, Associate of Physician Assistant in Oncology – Student Member

2017-2018, Texas Gulf Coast PA Association – Student Member

2016-2018, Texas Association of Physician Assistants – Fellow Member


2017 - Salvation Army Volunteer; UTMB United to Serve, Galveston, TX

2016 – 2017 - Patient Care Volunteer; St. Vincent’s Clinic, Galveston, TX

2014 – 2016 - Rewards and Recognition Committee Member; Resolute Hospital, New Braunfels, TX

2015-2016 - Employee Wellness & Health Committee Member; Resolute Hospital, New Braunfels, TX

2015-2016 - Stroke Committee Member: Resolute Hospital, New Braunfels, TX

2014-2016 - Hospice Volunteer; Grace Hospice, San Antonio, TX


2016 – The Edgar and Grace Gnitzinger Endowed Scholarship Fund – UTMB, Galveston, TX

2010-2011 – College of Arts & Sciences Academic Scholarship – Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

2009 – Texas Tech Alumni Association – San Antonio, TX Chapter

2009 – Texas Tech University Freshman Presidential Scholarship – Lubbock, TX


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