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Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner

Birmingham, AL
March 25, 2019

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Rachel Crutchfield Vines



Master’s in Physician Assistant Studies at UAB – December 2018 - GPA: 3.75 University of Alabama – May 2014 - Summa Cum Laude - GPA 3.94 Bachelor’s Degree, majors in both Biology and Telecommunications and Film- Production Management. Utilized tele-medicine to produce short films about diseases shown in rural Alabama communities

Career Summary:

Peri-Operative Blood Management Technician (Perfusionist’s Assistant) Comprehensive Care Services

Full time: February 2015-June 2016, Per Diem: June 2016 – December 2017 My duties included: aiding the anesthesiologist in inserting the Swan-Ganz Catheter for the central line, aiding the CRNA in inserting the arterial line, running blood gases and properly maintaining the records, operating the Autologous Blood Recovery System (cell saver) in cardiovascular surgeries and various general surgeries, and assisting the Perfusionists in setting up and operating the cardiopulmonary bypass machine Certifications:

Successful Completion of Physician Assistant National Certification Exam: Received February 11th, 2019

_ ID: 1160760

Peri-Operative Blood Management Technologist: Received August 19th, 2015 _ Certificate Number: 409-0815

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support: ACLS Provider: Received August 4th, 2017 _Certificate Number: 186*********

Basic Life Support: BLS Provider: Received August 4th, 2017 _ Certificate Number: 185*********

Community Involvement

Participant in Medical Mission Trip to Nicaragua – August 2017 Duties: Help set up and operate a medical clinic, diagnose patients, fill prescriptions in the pharmacy and interact with patients via a translator (7 days) Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP) Volunteer – June-December 2017 Duties: Interact with patients in ways that are designed to prevent risk factors known to lead to delirium in hospitalized elderly patients

Firehouse Shelter Volunteer June, 2017- Current

Duties: Help operate a medical clinic for low income individuals in Birmingham Honors/Awards/Scholarships:

Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society / Mortar Board Honor Society School of Health Professions - Lettie Pate Scholarship Master’s Research Poster Presentation Second Place Award

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