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Physician Assistant

Location:
Wake Forest, North Carolina, United States
Salary:
90,000
Posted:
June 16, 2019

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Amanda Beam Roper

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*** ****** ****

Youngsville NC 27596

919-***-****

PERSONAL SUMMARY

I am a trusted Physician Assistant with clinical experience serving patients successfully by diagnosing, treating and managing their illnesses and diseases. I look forward to serving as an integral member of a patient centered medical practice and will bring the physical, mental and emotional strength to stand up to and meet the challenges of the medical profession. Through my clinical experience, I have developed autonomy in the treatment, observation and recording of the conditions of patients. I have developed a wonderful bedside manner and have honed my clinical skills so as to be a competent and confident PA. I enjoy working with a diverse patient population and I am committed to providing treatment in a culturally and socially sensitive manner.

EDUCATION

Methodist University December, 2013

Masters of Medical Science, Physician Assistant Studies

Methodist University May, 2011

Bachelor of Science, Biology

Concentration in Health Occupation Sciences

Minor: Chemistry

GPA: 3.9 Summa Cum Laude

Gaston College July, 2008

Associate of Science

ADDITIONAL TRAINING AND CERTIFICATIONS

●Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider (BLS)

WORK EXPERIENCE

Blue Ridge Family Physicians Raleigh, NC

PA-C July 2018 – April 2019.

●Focused history and physical exams for various common acute and chronic health conditions.

●Completed wellness exams for adult males and females, well child exams, Medicare wellness exams and welcome to Medicare exams.

●Educated patients on health maintenance topics.

●Answered patient questions about their disease states and care plan.

●Performed minor in office procedures including:

Suture removal

Skin lesion removal with liquid nitrogen

Debriding and dressing wounds

Incision and drainage of abscesses.

Intrabursal and Joint Steroid Injections

●Ordered and interpreted lab result

●Ordered and interpreted x-rays and other images.

●Administered nebulizer treatments and oxygen via nasal cannula.

●Interpreted growth charts and informed parents about child’s growth and development.

●Provided patient counseling regarding appropriate contraception options and/or family planning.

●Diagnosed and treated various STIs with in depth counseling and education.

NC Pediatric Associates Henderson and Oxford, NC

PA-C February 2017 – February 2018

Focused history and physical exams for various common health conditions.

Complete well child exams in age newborn to 21 years of age.

Performed routine newborn screening exams.

Interpreted growth charts and informed parents about child’s growth and development.

Educated patients on health maintenance topics.

Answered patient questions about their disease states and care plan.

●Performed minor in office procedures including:

Suture removal

Skin lesion removal with liquid nitrogen

Debriding and dressing wounds

●Ordered and interpreted lab results.

●Ordered and interpreted x-rays and ultrasounds.

●Administered nebulizer treatments.

●Provided patient counseling regarding appropriate contraception options and/or family planning.

Franklin County Health Department Louisburg, NC

PA-C March 2015 - June 2016.

●Focused history and physical exams for various common health conditions.

●Complete male, female, and well child exams.

●Educated patients on health maintenance topics.

●Answered patient questions about their disease states and care plan.

●Performed minor in office procedures including:

Suture removal

Skin lesion removal with liquid nitrogen

Debriding and dressing wounds

Removal of Intrauterine Device (IUD)

●Ordered and interpreted lab result

●Ordered and interpreted x-rays and other images.

●Administered nebulizer treatments and oxygen via nasal cannula.

●Performed routine newborn screening exams.

●Interpreted growth charts and informed parents about child’s growth and development.

●Evaluated patients with abnormal gynecological exams; discussed findings with patients.

●Provided patient counseling regarding appropriate contraception options and/or family planning.

Carolina Sports and Spine Rocky Mount and Wilson, NC

PA-C April 2014 – March 2015.

●Focused history and physical exams for various conditions causing pain.

●Educated patient on procedures and personalized care plans and options for pain management.

●Educated patient on holistic approach to pain management and explained how underlying disease processes can exacerbate pain.

●Answered patient questions about their disease states.

●Performed intramuscular and trigger point injections, in office.

●Performed ultrasound guided large joint injections, including knee and greater trochanter injections.

●Ordered and interpreted various radiologic studies including x-rays and MRIs.

●Ordered and interpreted EMG, nerve conduction studies.

●Ordered, collected and interpreted results of urine drug screens.

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE – PA Student Year 2

Family Medicine 1 Newton Family Physicians- Newton, NC

●Focused history and physical exams for various common health conditions.

●Complete male, female, and well child exams.

●Performed intramuscular (IM) and subcutaneous injections.

●Educated patients on health maintenance topics.

●Answered patient questions about their disease states and care plan.

●Performed minor in office procedures with assistance of my preceptor, including:

Suture placement

Suture removal

Skin lesion removal with liquid nitrogen

Debriding and dressing wounds

●Ordered and interpreted lab results with the assistance of preceptor.

Family Medicine 2 Village Family Care - Fayetteville, NC

●Focused history and physical exams for various common health conditions.

●Complete male, female and well child exams.

●Performed IM and subcutaneous injections.

●Educated patients on health maintenance topics.

●Answered patient questions about their disease states and care plan.

●Performed minor in office procedures with assistance of my preceptor, including:

Suture placement

Suture removal

Debriding and dressing wounds

Biopsy of skin lesion with shave, punch, and excision biopsy techniques

Removal of intrauterine device (IUD)

●Ordered and interpreted lab results.

Family Medicine 3 West Lincoln Family Practice - Vale, NC

●Focused history and physical exams for various common health conditions.

●Complete male, female, and well child exams.

●Performed IM and subcutaneous injections.

●Educated patients on health maintenance topics.

●Answered patient questions about their disease states and care plan.

●Performed minor in office procedures with assistance of my preceptor, including:

Suture placement

Suture removal

Skin lesion removal with liquid nitrogen

Debriding and dressing wounds

Biopsy of skin lesion with shave biopsy technique

●Ordered and interpreted lab results with the assistance of my preceptor.

Internal Medicine 1 Edgewater Medical - Lillington, NC

●Focused history and physical exams for various common health conditions.

●Performed complete male and female exams.

●Assisted with IM and subcutaneous injections

●Educated patients on health maintenance topics

●Answered patient questions about their disease states and care plan.

●Performed minor in office procedures with assistance of my preceptor, including:

Suture placement

Suture removal

Debriding and dressing wounds

●Ordered and interpreted lab results with the assistance of my preceptor.

●Ordered and interpreted x-rays and EKGs with the assistance of my preceptor.

●Assisted in administration of IV fluids.

●Administered nebulizer treatments and oxygen via nasal cannula.

Internal Medicine 2 Universal Family Medicine - Raleigh, NC

●Focused history and physical exams for various common health conditions.

●Complete male and female adult exams.

●Performed IM and subcutaneous injections.

●Educated patients on health maintenance topics.

●Answered patient questions regarding his or her disease states and care plan.

●Ordered and interpreted lab results with the assistance of my preceptor.

●Ordered and interpreted x-rays and EKGs with the assistance of my preceptor.

Pediatrics Cumberland Children’s Clinic - Fayetteville, NC

●Performed well child exams including tests for developmental milestones.

●Performed routine newborn screening exams.

●Interpreted growth charts and informed parents about child’s growth and development.

●Provided patient/parent information including:

●Assisted in administration of nebulizer treatment for acute asthma exacerbations.

OB/Gyn Women’s Health Alliance - Cary, NC

●Performed complete female annual exams with pelvic and clinical breast exams.

●Performed PAP smears.

●Evaluated patients with abnormal gynecological exams; discussed findings with patients.

●Assisted with uncomplicated vaginal deliveries and with Caesarean sections.

●Observed fetal monitoring in office and during delivery.

●Provided patient counseling regarding appropriate contraception options and/or family planning.

●Evaluated fetal heart tones using Doptone, external Doppler device.

●Interpreted APGAR scores to new parents.

Surgery Aswad Surgical Group - Lincolnton, NC

●Assisted during major surgical procedures, including:

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

Laparoscopic appendectomy.

Abdominal hernia repairs.

Laparoscopic ovarian cysts drainage.

●Performed preoperative and postoperative office evaluations.

●Placed and removed sutures and staples.

●Performed biopsies of tissues, lymph nodes, and abnormal skin lesions.

●Performed wound care and dressing changes.

Endocrinology Piedmont Endocrinology - Hickory, NC

●Evaluated patients with various endocrine disorders.

Diabetes Mellitus types I and II.

Thyroid Dysfunction

Thyroid Nodules.

Parathyroid Disorders.

Adrenal Insufficiency

Cushing Disease

Cushing Syndrome.

SIADH.

●Interpreted DEXA scan and FRAX score.

●Determined proper treatment plan for diabetes mellitus patients:

Oral hypoglycemics

Insulin therapies.

Insulin pump utilization.

Emergency Med Cape Fear Valley Medical Center - Fayetteville, NC

●Incision and drainage of abscesses.

●Placement of sutures and/or staples for various types of lacerations.

●Performed eye exam using fluorescein dye.

●Applied splints and slings.

●Assisted with closed reductions of various fractures and dislocations.

●Interpreted EKGs in emergency setting.

Orthopedics Cape Fear Orthopedics (Ferncreek) - Fayetteville, NC

●Joint injections of the knee.

●Wrapping sprains and strains.

●Placement of aircasts.

●Performed preoperative evaluations.

●Performed postoperative exams.

Neurology Highland Neurology - Fayetteville, NC

●Focused and complete neurological exams based on patient’s chief complaint.

●Ordered and interpreted various labs and imaging studies with the assistance of preceptor.

●Assisted with acupuncture treatments.

●Developed differential diagnoses and tentative care plans for various neurologic disease processes.

Psychiatry Cape Fear Behavioral Health - Fayetteville, NC

●Followed Psychiatrist during rounds in inpatient, outpatient, and emergency department settings.

RESEARCH

●Diagnostic techniques for primary maternal CMV infections: IgM and IgG-avidity antibody serum versus anti HCMV-IgM antibody serum. - May 2013.

●American and Asian Ginseng: Their effects on breast cancer. - April 2011

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

●NCAPA

●AAPA

●TAPA

REFERENCES

Jeffrey Huang, MD

Blue Ridge Family Physicians

2605 Blue Ridge Rd Ste 300

Raleigh, NC 27607

919-***-****

Leslie Evenson

Blue Ridge Family Physicians

2605 Blue Ridge Rd. Ste 300

Raleigh, NC 27607

919-***-****

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Henry Torrey, NP

NC Pediatric Associates, Henderson Location

107 Ruin Creek Road, Ste #101

Henderson, NC 27536

919-***-****

ac9mhm@r.postjobfree.com

Erica Cruz

NC Pediatric Associates, Oxford Location

1417 College Street

Oxford, NC 27565

252-***-****

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Shannon Woodby, MA, Allergy Technician

NC Pediatric Associates, Henderson Location

107 Ruin Creek Road Ste #101

Henderson, NC 27536

252-***-****

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Tina R. Sweet, Lab Manager

Franklin County Health Department

107 Industrial Drive Ste C

Louisburg NC 27549

919-***-**** (H)

919-***-**** x 2464 (W)

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