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Physician Assistant Home Health

Location:
Southall, Tennessee, 37064, United States
Salary:
$100,000
Posted:
March 28, 2019

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Jennifer Heinrich

Franklin, TN 773-***-**** ac8xot@r.postjobfree.com

Executive Summary

Physician assistant with 6 years of experience in family practice, community health, and emergency room settings. Able to efficiently and effectively manage large, fast-paced caseloads independently or in collaboration with other providers. Fluent in Spanish; extensive experience working with hispanic patients. Relevant Skills

Emergency medicine

Family practice

Community health

Home health

Neurofeedback

Supervision

Teamwork

Communication

Pregnancy care

Adolescent care

Pediatric care

Substance abuse treatment

Weight loss treatment

Chronic disease treatment

Mental health

Traumatic brain injury

Differential diagnosis

Treatment planning

Insurance

Multitasking

Professional Experience

Neurofeedback Technician September 2018—Present

Neurocare Clinics Brentwood, TN

● Perform 33-minute neurofeedback sessions on 4-6 patients per day using Neuroptimal with audio (music or video) feedback. Neurofeedback is a type of biofeedback that trains the brain to create new healthy pathways and to abandon dysregulated patterns associated with various conditions such as anxiety, ADHD, PTSD, substance abuse, etc.

● Manage clients, neurofeedback sessions, brain mapping, scheduling, phone calls, emails, and some marketing

● Work alongside a team of 5 technicians

● Patients are seeing decreases in anxiety, insomnia, and PTSD symptoms as well as increased mental clarity, focus, memory, and emotional stability.

* Stayed home to raise children from 2009—2018

Physician Assistant January 2007—June 2009

United Neighborhood Health Services Nashville, TN

● Provided services to independent caseload of patients in 3 community clinics including mobile (bus) physicals and immunizations as well as home health visits

● Managed up to 30 patients per day at a high school clinic for well child care, well woman care, immunizations, and contraception

● In family practice, treated chronic diseases such as hypertension, diabetes, hypercholesterolemia, allergies, asthma, eczema, depression, anxiety, respiratory infections, STDs, lacerations, broken bones, and viral and bacterial infections; also diagnosed and managed pregnancies

● Served self-pay patients along with those using Medicare, Medicaid, and marketplace insurance

● Worked alongside medical doctors, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, medical assistants, a dentist, and a counselor; collaborated with counselor on various cases

Physician Assistant 2006

St. James Hospital Emergency Room Chicago Heights, IL

● Served approximately 15 patients per day in a moderately-sized emergency room

● Collaborated with doctors, mid-level practitioners, and RNs; arranged specialty care and transportation of patients to other facilities; took reports from EMTs and paramedics when they brought in patients

● Provided emergency and urgent care for a wide range of presenting complaints such as viral upper respiratory infections, head trauma from motor vehicle accidents, infectious diseases, lacerations, fractures, sprains, STDs, hypertension, asthma, and diabetes

● Obtained history and performed physical examinations; ordered appropriate lab tests and imaging; arranged specialty consults as needed

● Formulated differential diagnoses and plans of treatment including medication, emergency intervention, surgery, disposition; performed casting, splinting, suturing, debridement, foreign body removal, incision/drainage, and joint reduction

● Maintained contact with patients’ family members to keep them apprised of patients’ situations Physician Assistant 2002— 2006

Access Community Health Network Chicago, IL

● Supervised 1-3 PA students per day as they saw patients in a clinical setting including history, exams, tests, differential diagnoses, and treatment plans; provided feedback and end-of-rotation evaluations

● Provided services to independent caseload of patients in 3 community clinics including mobile (bus) physicals and immunizations as well as home health visits

● Worked alongside MDs, other PAs, NPs, medical assistants, and reception staff; collaborated also with physicians of other specialties to serve patients needing specialized care

● Managed up to 30 suboxone patients per day under supervision of addiction medicine MD; performed drug tests and managed secured controlled substances

● Saw 5-10 weight loss patients per day; prescribed B12 injections and Phentermine after screening for appropriateness of treatment, educated patients about diet and exercise

● In family practice, treated chronic diseases such as hypertension, diabetes, depression, anxiety, respiratory infections, STDs, lacerations, broken bones, and viral and bacterial infections; also diagnosed and managed pregnancies

● Provided pediatric services to 5-10 children per day such as well child care, well newborn care, developmental screenings, immunizations, and education; treated chronic diseases such as allergies, asthma, eczema, obesity, hypercholesterolemia, respiratory and gastrointestinal infections, injuries, and various infectious illnesses

● Served self-pay patients along with those using Medicare, Medicaid, and marketplace insurance Physician Assistant 2004—2006

Mt. Sinai Hospital Emergency Room Chicago, IL

● Served approximately 15 patients per day as the only provider alongside one RN in a fast-paced, fast-track emergency room setting

● Diagnosed and treated acute illnesses and trauma including infectious diseases, lacerations, fractures, sprains, STDs, hypertension, asthma, and diabetes; also diagnosed and managed pregnancies

● Supervised 1-3 PA students per day as they saw patients in a clinical setting including history, exams, tests, differential diagnoses, and treatment plans; provided feedback and end-of-rotation evaluations Physician Assistant 2003—2004

St Therese Medical Center Emergency Room Waukegan, IL

● Served approximately 15 patients per day in a moderately sized emergency room

● Collaborated with doctors, mid-level practitioners, and RNs; arranged specialty care and transportation of patients to other facilities; took reports from EMTs and paramedics when they brought in patients

● Provided emergency and urgent care for a wide range of presenting complaints such as viral upper respiratory infections, head trauma from motor vehicle accidents, infectious diseases, lacerations, fractures, sprains, STDs, hypertension, asthma, and diabetes

● Obtained history and performed physical examinations; ordered appropriate lab tests and imaging; arranged specialty consults as needed

● Formulated differential diagnoses and plans of treatment including medication, emergency intervention, surgery, disposition; performed casting, splinting, suturing, debridement, foreign body removal, incision/drainage, and joint reduction

● Maintained contact with patients’ family members to keep them apprised of patients’ situations Education and Certification

Board Certified through National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants Certified July 2002 Certification #: 1054480 Active through 2020

Master of Science in Physician Assistant Practice Graduated May 2002 Finch University of Health Sciences/Chicago Medical School Renamed Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science North Chicago, IL

Bachelor of Science in Biology, Minor in Spanish 1996—2000 Xavier University Cincinnati, OH



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