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Medical Physician Assistant

Location:
Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Salary:
$90,000-$100,000
Posted:
January 16, 2017

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Quintin Treadway

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PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Seeking position as a Physician Assistant in any variety of specialties to include primary care, urgent care, emergency care, or other specialties such as orthopedics, nephrology, gastroenterology, or cardiology. I am a PA with over nine years of experience as a healthcare provider. Provided care in emergency medicine and primary care settings to include care in austere deployed environments. Served as Senior Army PA in deployable military units, as a Primary Care Manager (PCM) in Family Medicine Clinic, and as a Clinic Chief. Served over 21 years as a United States Army officer in multiple leadership positions. Hold a Secret security clearance.

COMPETENCIES

Primary care Physician Assistant, certified

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certified

Basic Lifesaver (BLS)

Advanced Burn Life Support (ABLS) certified

Pediatric Life Support (PALS) certified

Experienced, credentialed in minor surgical procedures

Leadership, Team Building

WORK EXPERIENCE

Family Medicine Senior Physician Assistant

United States Army

Fort Leavenworth, KS, Munson Army Health Center

Jan 2014-Mar 2015 and Jan 2016-Sep 2016

Primary Care PA. Provide safe, quality, and accessible healthcare to include urgent, routine, wellness, and preventive care as PCM to over 900 empanelled patients from ages 2 to 65 years old.

Duties

Perform physical examinations and collect health history

Perform procedures such as steroid injections and minor surgical procedures- excisions, biopsies, and incision/ drainage

Diagnose and treat a variety of acute and chronic illness and injuries

Prescribe variety of treatments regimens to include therapy, medicine, and consultation, as appropriate

Order and interpret appropriate diagnostic studies (labs/ imaging)

Complete age and gender appropriate screening exams/ studies

Facilitate consultation with specialty care as appropriate

Manage ongoing treatment and coordinate for follow-up care as needed

Educate patients on wellness factors and ensure completion of routine screenings

Document medical findings in Electronic Medical Records (EMR)

Conduct peer evaluations of EMR to rate colleagues on medical documentation as excellent, acceptable, needs improvement, or unacceptable in accordance with local policies and standard of care practices

Build cohesive healthcare team of medical assistants, nurses, and fellow providers

Participate in clinical staff meetings

Train medics on urgent, routine, and primary care medicine and minor procedures

Accomplishments

Provided safe, patient-centered, evidenced- based, standard of care treatment, while completing thousands of patient encounters

Maintained 98% on Army Provider Level Satisfaction Survey

Educated hundreds of patients on wellness reducing risks of chronic illness

Achieved over 90% of Health Effectiveness Data Information Set (HEDIS) measure

Military Corrections Complex, Medical Clinic Officer in Charge

United States Army

Fort Leavenworth, KS, Munson Army Health Center

Mar 2015 to Jan 2016

Chief of two medical clinics in support of United States Disciplinary Barracks and the Joint Regional Correction Facility. Provide urgent and routine medical care to over 700 inmates. Supervise four nurses, 15 combat medics, and three physician assistants

Duties

Provide safe, quality, accessible routine and urgent care to inmate population

Facilitate consultation with specialty providers, as necessary

Attend multidisciplinary meetings at the United States Disciplinary Barracks to give input and medical advice on issues relating to inmate health and welfare

Attend and participate in all Chief’s meetings at Munson Army Health Center to include pharmacy/ therapeutics, medication utilization/ evaluation, executive council of the medical staff, installation senior medical council, and the Commander’s Quality Forum

Accomplishments

Ensured annual screenings were 100 percent complete and in compliance of American Corrections Association standards (ACA)

Collaborated with supporting health center pharmacy to make additions to the formulary and improve treatment options for the inmates with common, chronic conditions

Collaborated with Nurse supervisor on Performance Improvement initiative that resulted in an 80 percent increase in pain reassessments

Improved access and reduced elective surgical list of orthopedic conditions by 30 percent

Supervised clinic during ACA and The Joint Commission inspections with zero findings

Senior Brigade Physician Assistant

United States Army

FT Riley, KS, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division

March 2012- Jan 2014

Senior PA in an Army unit with over 3,500 Soldiers to include six other PA’s ensuring urgent, routine, and preventive care. Responsible for role II medical care in a deployed setting which includes patient hold of up to 30 patients for up to 72 hours and ancillary services of basic laboratory, radiology, physical therapy, optometry, dental, and behavioral health care. Maintain accountability and serviceability of over $2 million worth of durable and expendable medical equipment.

Duties

Maintain a high state of Soldier medical/ deployable readiness

Provide primary care and ensure safe, quality, accessible medical care to maximize return to duty after illness/ injury

Perform emergency trauma care, urgent care, preventive care, and routine physical exams in garrison and in austere environments of field and deployed settings

Perform patient care encounters including taking detailed history, performing physical exams, ordering diagnostic testing, interpreting, making presumptive/ definitive diagnoses, and prescribing/ monitoring therapy

Facilitate consultation with specialty care as appropriate

Advise commanders on all issues relating to medical readiness of their Soldiers including preventive measures as well as informing about current medical conditions

Primary advisor to unit commanders on all medical matters.

Mentorship of six other PA’s.

Plan medical care, resupply, and casualty evacuation in field and deployed environments

Ensure evidence-based, standard of care treatment is practiced by other physician assistants in the brigade

Train, supervise over 200 combat medics.

Supervise training of combat lifesaver (first aid) classes to all Soldiers.

Accomplishments

Collaborated with supervising physician to track medical readiness and educated, advised commanders resulting in less than five percent of Soldiers non-deployable

Supervised medical readiness of deployment and redeployment of hundreds of Soldiers in support of missions to Africa resulting in no serious preventable illness such as malaria

Mentored six PA’s which improved clinical knowledge and professionalism resulting in improved Soldier care in the Brigade and continued career progression for all PA’s

Supervised, trained, and mentored 33 combat medics resulting in improved competence of skills and 100 percent Emergency Medical Technician certification

United States Army

Battalion Physician Assistant for 1-7 Field Artillery/ 1-63 Combined Arms Battalions

Feb 2008-March 2012

FT Riley, KS, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division

PA of a Battalion size unit of up to 800 Soldiers. Act as sole medical provider responsible for independent medical care and medical readiness of all Soldiers. Mentor up to 40 combat medics. Supervise role I medical care in a deployed setting- initial stabilization and evacuation of severely wounded and treatment and return to duty of less severe injuries and illness. Maintain accountability and serviceability of over $1 million worth of durable and expendable medical equipment.

Duties

Conduct sick call, emergency trauma care, urgent care, preventive care, and routine physical exams in garrison and in austere environments of field and deployed settings

Perform patient care encounters including taking detailed history, performing physical exams, ordering diagnostic testing, interpreting, making presumptive/ definitive diagnoses, and prescribing/ monitoring therapy

Advise commanders on all issues relating to medical readiness of their Soldiers including preventive measures as well as informing about current medical conditions

Train, supervise combat medics.

Supervise training of combat lifesaver (first aid) classes to all Soldiers.

Plan medical care, resupply, and casualty evacuation in field and deployed environments

Accomplishments

Ensured the medical readiness of hundreds of Soldiers for deployment and redeployment medical care for two deployments

Recognized for having lowest redeployment rate for non-battle injuries/ illness in the Brigade (out of six other units) during Operation Iraqi Freedom from Oct 08-Sep 09

Improved health of thousands of patients by educating, prescribing treatments, and following-up; proactive preventive health maintained unit above 95 percent readiness

EDUCATION

Masters Physician Assistant Studies, Dec 2007, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE

Bachelor Science Physician Assistant Studies, Dec 2006, University of Nebraska Medical Center through Interservice Physician Assistant Program at FT Sam Houston, TX

Bachelor Science Biology, University of Nebraska at Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 1995

CERTIFICATIONS, TRAINING

Basic Cardiac Life Saver (BCLS), Jan 2016

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certified, Jun 2016

Pediatric Life Support (PALS) certified, Jun 2016

Advanced Burns Life Support certified, Sep 2015

Tactical Combat Medical Care, Jul 2010

Emergency Medicine PA course, July 2011

Defense Support to Civilian Agencies (July 2014 in support of Defense Chemical Response Force mission)

Equal Opportunity 2016

Sexual Harassment Response & Prevention class 2016

AWARDS

Earned numerous achievement, commendation, and meritorious service awards over last 10 years, including Army commendation for excellent medical care during Operation Iraqi Freedom in Sep 2009; received Bronze Star Medal for exceptional medical support and work with foreign military medical counterparts in Nov 2011;awarded Meritorious Service Medals for performance during two commands and as Senior PA; earned Expert Field Medical Badge in Oct 2013 for proficiency in medical knowledge/ skills, Soldier skills, and completion of rigorous physical tasks.



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