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Physician Assistant Medical

Location:
Holly Ridge, NC, 28445
Posted:
May 20, 2020

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Kimberly B. Farmer, M.S., R.D., PA-C Physician Assistant

Home Health and Geriatric Care~ Specialty Support ~ Patient-Focused ~

Extensively credentialed scholar with 25 years of experience in emergency, urgent care, and family medicine. Versatile medical worker with in-depth exposure to a wide-variety of specialties and patients. Team player who excels in high-pressure, high-stakes working environments. Collaborative communicator continually focused on building relationships and promoting synergy across departmental units to drive positive change, and cohesive, comprehensive approaches to patient care. Areas of Expertise include:

Emergency Medicine

Urgent Care

Family Medicine

Gerontology

Dermatology

Health /Fitness

Endocrinology

Home Health

Problem Resolution

Experience & Notable Contributions

UNITED HEALTH GROUP, COLUMBUS MARYLAND 2019 to present

Travel across a four county area completing annual adult wellness physicals

DOCTORS MAKING HOUSE CALLS Durham, NC 2107 to 2019

Handles a variety of medical condition in Adult Living facilities and in patient homes

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

Cares for patients including elderly and other patients in long term care facilities as well as home visits in the community.

KEY ACCCOMPLISHMENTS

Treating long term care patients with chronic illness

Working with Hospice in palliative care and end of life care

MASONBORO URGENT CARE Wilmington, NC 2015 to present

Handles a variety of medical conditions and emergencies from the simple to the complex.

Physician Assistant

Cared for patients with illnesses, many of which posed immediate danger to their health, and injuries such as sprains and strains.

Key Accomplishments:

Treated minor and emergent cuts and wounds

Contributed to the performance of Occupational Medicine, which included facilitating employment physicals and drug screenings

Assisted in worker's compensation, school, sports, and camp physicals

Administered flu shots and vaccinations

New Hanover Regional Medical Center/ Wrightsville Beach Family Medicine · Wilmington, NC · 2012 - 2015

Routine care provider for infants, children, and adults with diseases such as diabetes, high blood pressure, and arthritis.

Physician Assistant

Conduct patient care, which includes administering injections, suturing wounds, and managing infections.

Contributions & Process Development:

Obtain and compile patient medical data

Order and interpret diagnostic tests, including x-rays and labs

Diagnose, treat, and manage patients

Perform therapeutic procedures

Design and execute diabetes educational and nutritional program

New Hanover Regional Medical Center/ Urgent Care · Wilmington, NC · 2010 - 2015

Handles a variety of medical conditions and emergencies from the simple to the complex.

Physician Assistant

Cared for patients with illnesses, many of which posed immediate danger to their health, and injuries such as sprains and strains.

Key Accomplishments:

Treated minor and emergent cuts and wounds

Contributed to the performance of Occupational Medicine, which included facilitating employment physicals and drug screenings

Assisted in worker's compensation, school, sports, and camp physicals

Administered flu shots and vaccinations

East Carolina University · Greenville, NC · 2014 - Present

Public, coeducational, research university with a student body of over 25,000, and an endowment of nearly $150 million.

Adjunct Professor, Department of Physician Assistant Studies

Supervise, teach, and train interns and physician assistant students.

Key Accomplishments:

Keep abreast of developments in the medical field

Develop training materials for Physician Assistant Student use

National Commission For Certification Of Physician Assistants · Duluth, GA · 1994

Implements certification programs which reflect standards for clinical knowledge, clinical reasoning, and other medical skills

and professional behaviors required upon entry into practice, and throughout one’s career, as a physician assistant.

Recipient, Honors In Surgery And Family Medicine

Accepted award given to Physician Assistant students who show excellence in clinical areas of surgery and family medicine.

Key Accomplishments:

Scored excellent grades in qualifying exams, which tested mastery of Surgery and Family Medicine specialties

Delivered exceptionally well-informed presentations during clinical rotations

K

imberly B. Farmer, M.S., R.D., PA-C Physician Assistant

Emergency & Urgent Care ~ Specialty Support ~ Patient-Focused ~ Equanimity Under Pressure

McGraw-Hill Education · Blacklick, OH · 1998 (Revised 2001)

Digital learning company and one of the "big three" educational publishers

that provides customized educational content, software, and services for students.

Author, “Primary Care Review of Physician Assistants” (Editor: Rodney Moser)

Composed a comprehensive review text for physician assistant students who have competed training and are preparing for certification testing.

Key Accomplishments:

Extensive clinical overview of information in the fields of nutritional management including obesity

Chapters accompanied including questions for study review in the field of neurology and endocrinology

HEALTHWEIGHS · Wilmington, North Carolina · 1994

Publishes health-facilitation manuals and literature.

Author, “10 week nutritional and dietary plan”

Wrote program for individuals wishing to reduce weight, overhaul eating habits, and control diabetes.

Key Accomplishments:

Developed and implemented this plan in a hospital setting

Secured a US Government copyright in 1994

Education

Master of Science

WESTERN CAROLINA UNIVERSITY Clinical Nutrition 1986

Bachelor of Science

MEDICAL COLLEGE OF GEORGIA Physician Assistant Studies 1994

Bachelor of Science

APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY Secondary Education 1980

EMT-PARAMEDIC CERTIFICATION

NORTH CAROLINA BOARD OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE 2002

ADVANCED CARDIAC LIFE SUPPORT CERTIFICATION

NORTH CAROLINA ACADEMY OF PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS 2013

PEDIATRIC ADVANCED LIFE SUPPORT CERTIFICATION

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS 2013



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