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Physician Assistant

Location:
Davenport, IA
Posted:
November 04, 2019

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Education

MPAS Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies Aug 2014- Dec 2016

University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

B.S. Bachelor’s of Science: Nutrition Science, Magna cum laude May 2003- Aug 2005

The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia

AD. Associates in Science, Biology, Jan 2001- May 2003

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, ABAC, Tifton, GA

Certifications

Advanced Cardiac Life Support Expires 07/2020

NCCPA Certification Expires 12/2019

PA State Licensure Pending

Work Experience

Orthopedic Physician Assistant, MERCY ONE, Clinton, Iowa

Diagnose and treat patients with muskuloeskeletal disorders in a clinic setting. First Assist in surgical procedures.

Clinical Nutritional Specialist, Pediatric Endocrine Associates, Atlanta, GA

Provided medical nutrition therapy for patients with Diabetes, Hyperlipidemia, and Failure to Thrive

2017-present

2009-2012

Medical Assistant, Pediatric Endocrine Associates, Atlanta, GA

Obtained patient medical history and vital signs as well as other ancillary diabetic testing

2007-2009

Certified Medical Interpreter, Athens Regional Medical Center, Athens, GA

Provided Spanish interpretation and translation for patients and medical staff in all areas of the hospital

2005-2008

Research Assistant, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA

Recruited female subjects for nutritional clinical trial related to the impact of infant feeding on both maternal and infant body composition

2005-2006

Language Counselor, NACEL, Toulouse, France

Provided language lessons and recreational activities to French teens in immersion summer camp

2006

2006

Memberships/ Awards

AAPA member

IPAS member

Iowa city Mobile Clinic board member/ volunteer

University of Iowa PA scholarship 2014-2015

HAS, Hispanic Student Association Vice-president, UGA

LTA, Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority chapter founder

Clinical Rotations

Pediatrics

Unity Point Pediatrics, Muscatine, Iowa

Growth and development milestones, newborn and pre-school physicals, immunization schedules, counseling and evaluation and treatment of common pediatric illnesses

Family Practice

Genesis Health, Moline, IL

Health maintenance, ordering and interpreting labs/imaging studies, skills in suturing, splinting, casting, wound care, sterile technique, chart documentation with EMR, patient education

General Surgery

Midlands Clinic, Dakota Dunes, South Dakota

Surgical scrub/aseptic techniques, suturing techniques, wound care and debridement, surgical assisting

EKG

Dr. Brown, UIHC, Iowa city, IA

Diagnosis of rhythm and rate abnormalities on a full 12-lead EKG

Psychiatry

Wellington Retreat, rehab center, Lantana, FL

Mental Status Exam, psychiatric history, psychopharmacotherapy, management of common psychiatric disorders, evaluation and management of substance abuse.

Internal Medicine

Coralville VA Primary Health clinic, VA Hospital, IA

H&P’s, ordering and interpreting lab and x-ray studies, management of common primary care and emergency medical problems, pharmacotherapy treatment.

Orthopedics

Great River Orthopedic specialist, West Burlington, IA

H&P’s, Physical assessment of acute trauma injuries, surgical scrub/aseptic techniques, suturing techniques and experience, wound care and debridement, surgical assisting skills

Family Practice

Community Care Center, Moline, IL

Health maintenance, ordering and interpreting labs/imaging studies, skills in suturing, splinting, casting, wound care, sterile technique, chart documentation with EMR, patient education

Emergency Medicine

Covenant Medical Center, Waterloo, IA

Focused H&P’s, suturing, dressing application, reading X-rays and EKG’s, starting I.V.s, arthrocenthesis, interpretation of laboratory data, ultrasound

International Medicine

Same District Hospital, Tanzania

ER triaging and evaluation of acute and chronic cases, surgical assisting skills both in general surgery and orthopedic surgery, encountering health issues and medical problems common in Tanzania, increasing awareness of global health issues.



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