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Physician Assistant Medical

Location:
San Antonio, Texas, United States
Posted:
December 03, 2018

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Vicki Bateman, PA-C, MPAS

**** ****** ****, *** *******, TX 78253

Phone: 1-228-***-****

E-mail: ac7u3g@r.postjobfree.com

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

Physician Assistant with 14 yrs experience in various settings to include Family Medicine Clinic, Occupational Medicine Clinic and a Fast Track in an Emergency Room. I have experience managing a training program for PA students.

I have knowledge of variety of diseases, general medical conditions, types of injuries and the ability to recognize and refer the more complex cases or acute conditions to qualified medical personnel. I have the knowledge of standard prescription medications and their applications in order to administer, prescribe and dispense medications. The knowledge of specific observation and examination procedures and ability to perform diagnostic and therapeutic tasks.

I have the skills to collect, organize and record medical histories; record findings, test/lab results, evaluations and communicate relevant data. Ability to perform related administrative and quality control/risk management functional tasks. Skill to use medical equipment and interpret special screening tests.

Skill to communicate, orally and in writing, clear, concise, and well-organized medical data. Knowledge of and ability to conduct technical training and review medical record entries made by specialists.

EXPERIENCE:

-Provided teaching to patients and their families regarding the disease process, diagnostic tests; the therapeutic regimen including medication, diet and follow-up care; methods of adapting medication and treatment to current life styles. Provided counseling to patients for prevention of illness and maintenance of health, in order to assist patients in attaining physical, mental and social well being.

- Advanced Practice Provider (PA), US Acute Care Solutions, Baptist Health Emergency Departments, Jan 2018 - Oct 2018; 25-35 hrs/wk

-Provided independent health care services, to include examining, assessing, diagnosing, and treating patients in the Emergency Room and other sections as needed. Treated walk-in patients for identification and management of acute illnesses. Performed a systematic physical examination and interpreted abnormal and normal findings. Ordered and interpreted related laboratory and diagnostic tests. Discriminated between normal and abnormal findings to make a diagnosis regarding life threatening conditions and regarding physical, emotional, or social disabilities. These examinations included in-depth histories, review of systems, physical examinations which may have included neurological and psychological evaluations, pelvic and rectal exams, review of EKGs, x-rays, CT scans, and laboratory data, and requesting appropriate additional tests or consultations as indicated by exam findings.

-Collaborated with physicians regarding patient management, evaluating and revising therapeutic plans. Refers high risk, unstable or extremely complex patients to the physicians.

- Ability to provide emergency treatment during cardiac arrest, shock, or hemorrhage.

-Treated conditions such as laceration repairs, I&D of abscess, cellulitis, fracture immobilization, and dislocations.

ASSIGNMENTS:

Physician Assistant, Trainee Health Squadron, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, TX. Sept 2016-December 2017; 45 hrs/wk

-Reviewed initial medical record entries for abnormalities and initiated corrective action or referrals to resolve noted problems. Maintained clinical records relating to patient care and prepared reports IAW applicable guidance and regulations as required. Initiated and authenticated temporary profiles by assigning or removing duty limitations.

-Key leadership skills; alternate Flight Commander for 559th Training Health Services.

-559th Audiology Program Manager; supervised the medical screening process for AD trainees.

-Supervised 2 RNS/3 LVNs/collaborates/provided 737 TRS leadership patient status updates-supported AF's largest primary care mission, preventive medicine programs, audiology screening program.

-Medical accession subject matter expert; manages medical evaluation boards, entry level separations.

-Performed battlefield acupuncture for pain management weekly for students in medical hold.

-Procedures included toenail removals, laceration repairs, Nexplanon removal/placement.

Element Leader/Physician Assistant, Family Medicine Clinic, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, HI. Oct 2012 - Sept 2016; 50 hrs/wk - 90 patients/week

-Performed complete and comprehensive physical examinations as required for retirements, ETS, periodic, chapter cases, PCS, Flight and others as were required by the Physical Exam Section. These exams included in-depth histories, review of systems, physical examinations which may include neurological and psychological evaluations, pelvic and rectal exams, review of EKGs, x-rays, and laboratory data, and requesting appropriate additional tests as indicated by exam findings. Information accrued from these exams have been recorded in an organized and logical fashion and presented to the assigned physician reviewer.

-Steered Asthma and Diabetic health services and coordinated follow-up care for over 260 patients with 22 PCMs which increased the clinic HEDIS standard 4% over the Air Force standard making the clinic #1/74.

-Top RVU producer for the Pacific region, #2/22 PAs, #31/266 of all providers in Family Medicine.

-Expert educator; trained arthrocentesis to 3 Nurse Practitioners and 2 PAs in Family Medicine reduced number of referrals to orthopedics.

-Performed 203 procedures, 12 joint injections, decreased network referral expenses recouped $60K/yr

-Top Pain Management Subject Matter Expert, stood up new acupuncture clinic, improved low Back pain HEDIS metric 14%/10 months saved $60K in network referrals.

Inter-service Physician Assistant Program Phase 2 site Program Director. Aug 2011-Oct 2012 633d MDG Joint Base Langley-Eustis. (Accredited by University of Nebraska Medical Center); 60 hrs/wk

-Managed a 57 week Phase 2 PA clinical program, identified discrepancies within, coordinated with preceptors, graduated 9 competent PAs.

-Key educator, met with 18 department heads established Phase 2 student education requisites for graduation.

-Implemented an acute care clinic within the Family Medicine Flight while Serving as the Program Director for the PA Phase 2 site as the sole Provider, decreased Urgent care visits to the ED, saved $33K in visits and resources.

Physician Assistant, Family Medicine, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, VA. June 2008-May2012 50-60 hrs/wk; 100 patients/wk

-Provided independent primary comprehensive and therapeutic health care services, to include examining, assessing, diagnosing, and treating patients in the Primary Care Clinic and other sections as needed Identified and managed, according to outlined protocols, own caseload of patients with routine and complex medical problems. Seen unscheduled walk-in patients at specific times for identification and management of acute minor illnesses. Obtained and recorded a problem oriented health history, and review of systems. Performed a systematic physical examination and interpreted abnormal and normal findings. Ordered and interpreted related laboratory and diagnostic tests. Discriminated between normal and abnormal findings to make a diagnosis regarding physical, emotional, or social disabilities. Developed a problem list, if indicated, implementing a therapeutic plan for each problem. Prescribes medications and treatments based upon those findings.

-Provided oversight to 6.2K patients in nurse extender clinics increasing access to care by 20% saving over $56.2K in Primary Care visits.

-Ran the Preventative Health Cell for Langley AFB ensuring that the Active duty population was fit to fight

Physician Assistant, Family Medicine, Keesler AFB, MS. Sept 04 – May 08; 50-65 hrs/wk ; 100 patients/wk

-Officer In Charge/Sole Provider/PA for the military technical school clinic with 5,500 students assigned at any time. 81st Medical Group/SGOP Keesler AFB, MS.

-Impeccable Provider with joint operations liaison, accelerated 50 Naval student Preventative/Occupational Health Assessments evaluations, decreasing 300 hours in lost training time.

-Versatile Provider, provided coverage for 2 clinics treated over 30 patients a day saving $20K in out-sourcing service.

-Worked in Occupational Medicine, reviewed records, Completed physical exams and ensured compliance with all workplace standards for prevention were being maintained.

EDUCATION:

Master of Physician Assistant Studies Degree with a specialization in Family Medicine. 1 Sept 2005 - 15 Dec 2006 (Accredited by; University of Nebraska Medical Center, 984239 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE. 68198-4230)

Bachelor of Science, Inter-Service Physician Assistant Program, 6 May 2002 - 13 Aug 2004 (Accredited by; University of Nebraska Medical Center, 984239 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE. 68198-4230)

LICENCES / CERTIFICATIONS:

NCPAA certification expiration CME Dec 2020

PANRE Examination 09/16/2016; 10 yr cycle

TX State License - expiration 2/28/2019

VA State License - expiration 09/30/2019

DEA - expiration July 2020

BLS - July 2017 - July 2019

ACLS - Sept 2017 - Sept 2019

PALS - Nov 2017- Nov 2019



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