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Physician Assistant

Chicago, IL
September 06, 2018

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Bianca Lopez PA-C

**** *. ********* ** *** Plaines, IL 60016


Work Experience

Physician Assistant 04/2018-Present

Germbusters Infectious Diseases of Adults and Children, Elgin, IL

Expanded my clinical knowledge of the symptoms, diagnostic tests and treatment methods of a wide variety of complex infectious diseases

Obtained histories and performed physical exams on patients ranging from pediatric to geriatric before presenting the tentative treatment plan to my supervising physician

Ordered and interpreted the appropriate laboratories and diagnostic studies related to the patent’s complaints

Performed duties in both outpatient clinic and skilled nursing facilities.

Collaborated with a team of physicians and nurses to develop individualized care plans specific to each patients’ needs

Rounded at skilled nursing facilities while in close contact with my supervising physician as needed

Developed a strong knowledge base of the different classes of antibiotics, their uses and side effect profiles, relative contraindications, and appropriate dosages

Performed wound care evaluations and dressing changes

Medical Assistant 07/2014-08/2015

Midwest Center for Women’s Healthcare, Park Ridge, IL

Collected medical history from patients Performed intake vitals

Set up and assisted in in-office procedures such as a colposcopy, LEEP, IUD placement, and Novasure

Patient education to newly pregnant patients

Newborn Hearing Screener 05/2014-08/2015

Pediatrix Medical Group at Illinois Masonic Hospital Chicago, IL

Provide state-mandated hearing screens to all newborns born in the hospital

Educated parents on the importance of hearing, speech, and language developmental milestones

Responsible for maintenance of accurate medical records on Care Connection EMR service


Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 08/2015-12/2017

Master of Health Science: Physician Assistant Studies

Capstone: Management of Incidental Findings in Trauma Patients

Presented at Pennsylvania Society of Physician Assistant 2017 Conference

Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI 08/2010-05/2014

Bachelor of Science cum laude

Major: Biomedical Sciences

Weiss Memorial Hospital Chicago, IL 2013

Emergency Medical Technician Course License: EMT-B

Clinical Rotations (June 2016-August 2017)

Emergency medicine (536 hours, 14 weeks) April 2017; September -December 2017

Lower Keys Medical Center & Nazareth Hospital Key West, FL & Philadelphia, PA

Evaluated patients and performed history and physicals, assessments, and plans with physicians and physician assistants.

Interpreted imaging modalities including radiographs, CT, MRI, and US to direct diagnosis and treatment of patients.

Administered digital blocks and regional anesthesia prior to completing minor procedures such as wound closure, incision and drainage, and needle biopsy.

Family medicine (407 hours, 10 weeks) June- September 2017

Pennsbury Family Practice & Zambrano Clinic Morrisville, PA & Honduras

Elicited medical histories, ordered and analyzed clinical tests, and developed diagnoses.

Conducted preoperative assessment in accordance with various surgeons’ preferences.

Obtained patients’ vitals and histories, performed venipunctures, injections, POC tests.

Learned about primary care in a third-world setting serving populations with limited access to care.

Women’s Health (181hours, 5 weeks) May-June 2017

Dr. Stemmer OB/GYN and Virtua Voorhes Hospital Haddonfield, NJ

Provided obstetric care by thorough history taking, diagnosis, and treatment of conditions of pregnancy. Assisted vaginal deliveries, cesarean deliveries, and gynecological procedures

Independently performed and interpreted Papanicolaou cytology smears, wet mounts and KOH prep.

Behavioral Medicine (192 hours, 5 weeks) February- March 2017

Belmont Behavioral Hospital (inpatient) Philadelphia, PA

Obtain a complete psychosocial and substance use history.

Perform a thorough mental status exam

Perform basic assessment of suicidal/homicidal risk and initiate appropriate management.

Internal Medicine (162 hours, 5 weeks) January-February 2017

Old Irving Park Community Clinic Chicago, IL

Collect historical data relevant to the diagnosis of the presenting problem or to the comprehensive evaluation of the patient.

Perform a thorough and logically ordered physical examination directed at evaluating the patient’s complaint.

Identify the laboratory tests and procedures, which would be useful in diagnosing the patient’s problem, and interpret results.

Pediatrics (173 hours, 5 weeks) October- November 2016

St. Christopher’s Emergency Department Philadelphia, PA

Provided emergency medical treatment with physicians and mid-level practitioners to children and adolescents of level 3-5 acuity.

Performed minor procedures including wound closure, ear flush, and incision and drainage

General & Bariatric Surgery (209 hours) September- October 2016

ESA South Jersey Bariatrics at Virtua Hospital Vineland, NJ

First or second assist in open, laparoscopic, and DaVinci robotic surgeries at a ten OR hospital.

Licensure and Certification

NCCPA Board Certification

Licensed Physician Assistant issued by the State of Illinois

Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification

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