John Kreun, PA-S
Skilled and highly trained healthcare professional with proven ability to provide quality, evidence-based patient care within dynamic and high-pressure environments. Focus on providing primary and acute care with an emphasis on pathophysiology of a disease process, medical treatment, disease management and prevention, and health and wellness.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Basic & Advanced Life Support
Disease Diagnosis & Prevention
Emergency & Urgent Care
Electronic Medical Record
Critical Impact Decision- Making
Patient Education & Support
EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS
Masters of Science Physician Assistant South Unviersity, Savannah, GA, Expected Graduation March 2020
Bachelor of Science in Biology, Minor Chemistry Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, AR, May 2016
Founder and President of Koinè
Chair Member Alpha Phi Omega
NCCPA Expected 3/2020
Basic Life Support Expires 7/2020
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Expires 11/2020
SURGICAL SCRUB TECH St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center, Russellville, AR 12/2016 to 1/2018
Played a key role as first assistant within operating rooms directly passing all instruments, supplies, and equipment during all surgical procedures to surgeon. Sanitized and sterilized instruments and prepared trays for surgeries, as well as sanitized and set up rooms for surgeries. Exercised a working knowledge of medical terminology, surgical terminology, and hand signals used during surgery.
Ensured proper decontamination of instruments and equipment; properly disposed of contaminated materials. Handled all surgery supply inventory in a cost efficient manner including storage and utilization.
Recognized for serving as consistent patient advocate while communicating compassionately and effectively with patients during transferring, prepping and draping during surgical process.
DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL Friendship Community Care, Russellville, AR 3/2016 to 9/2016
Offered bedside care, assistance with ADLs, and IDLs, while maintaining patient integrity and safety. Communicated care plan with residents and family of residents; dedicated to maintaining supportive, clean, and patient-friendly environment.
TEACHER’S ASSISTANT Arkansas Tech Unviersity, Russellville, AR 1/2015 to 5/2016
Functioned as liaison between professor and students by providing supplemental instruction/support and education on proper techniques within Microbiology classes. Offered constructive feedback based on student performance.
Ascertained the purity of diverse bacteria cultures, ensuring appropriate use of aseptic techniques and sterilization. Oversaw daily functions of laboratory and accurate media.
RESEARCH ASSISTANT Arkansas Tech Unviersity, Russellville, AR 11/2015 to 4/2016
Provided research and data analysis by incorporating the use of organic chemistry knowledge to synthesize various compounds through the manipulation of functional group in order to improve efficacy, affinity, potency, and selectivity of the inhibitor system Xc (potentially eradicating cancer cells).
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS & COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
American Association of Physician Assistants Student Member, 2018 - Present
Georgia Association of Physician Assistants Student Member, 2018 – Present
Former Youth Pastor
Former Assistant Scoutmaster Eagle Scout