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Physician Assistant Medical

Hermitage, PA
August 01, 2020

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Richard-Tyler Jones

*** **** ***. *** ******, PA 16101



Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA 8/14 – 8/12/17 Degree:Master’s in Physician Assistant Studies GPA:3.678

● Master’s Thesis: Treatment of behavioral disturbances of advanced frontotemporal dementia in the inpatient psychiatric setting

Westminster College, New Wilmington, PA 8/11 – 5/15 Degree: Bachelor of Science in Biology GPA: 3.936


ED Physician Assistant, UPMC Horizon, Farrell/Greenville PA 1/1/18-6/30/20

● Provided assessment, work-up, disposition, and treatment for patients in emergency setting

● Provided care for patients aged 1 week to 105 years

● Cared for patients for a large variety of medical emergencies from minor to severe

● Refined clinical skills and emergency care skills including, but not limited to, suturing, incision and drainage, joint reduction, splinting, and foreign body removal Summer Camp Counselor, Lawrence County Association for Responsible Care, New Castle, PA 6/14 – 8/14

● Collaborated as a part of a cohesive team of counselors

● Counselor for individuals, ages 5-21, with social, intellectual, and developmental disabilities

● Cared for multiple individuals simultaneously in a high-pressure work environment

● Assisted in leading campers toward more acceptable behaviors and provided a fun, playful environment

Teaching Assistant BIO 201, Westminster College, New Wilmington, PA 8/12 – 12/12

● Prepared laboratory experiments

● Aided students for performing and understanding laboratory experiments

● Graded lab assessments

● Led review sessions for upcoming exams and identified specific areas of instructional need CMEs:

● NCAPA Summer Conference 2018 (28 Cat 1) 8/20/18 - 8/24/18

Rules and Regulations

Minimizing Risk when Prescribing Opioids and Other Controlled Meds

Recognizing Opioid Misuse and Intervening with Opioid Addiction

Update from NCCPA: Positive Changes to Certification Maintenance

The ABCs of an ABG

Optimizing Diagnosis and Management of IBS

Brain on Fire: What Every Clinician Needs to Know About Seizures

Management of Pediatric Headaches

Treatment and Management of Cutaneous Disorders in Skin of Color



Male Infertility

Red Eye Eye Flight

Thyroid Diseases

Behind the Scenes of your Cardiology Consult

Essentials of Occupational Medicine

Sports Medicine

Fibromyalgia - Beyond 11 Tender Points

Management of Bites

Suturing Workshop

The 10 Medical Emergencies You Can't Miss

Pediatric Orthopedics

Famous People With Diabetes: A Case Study Exploring the Use of New and Emerging Basal Insulins

EKG Potpourri

Breast Cancer

Men's Health and Wellness

● CEME Emergency Medicine: An Intensive Boot Camp (26 Cat 1) 01/12/2018 - 01/18/2018

● SCOPE of Pain: Safe and Competent Opioid Prescribing Education (2 Cat 1) 01/10/2018

● UpToDate Consulting and reading (11.5 Cat 2 hrs) 1/2018 - 1/2019 Clinical Externships:

● Women’s Health: Magee-Women's Specialty Services UPMC Hamot (Erie, PA) 7/17/17 – 7/19/17

● Dr. Michelle Lee Wright, MD

● Assisted in the evaluation and management of patients in a large OB-GYN practice

● Observed several C-section deliveries and D&C’s

● Interpreted X-rays, EKG’s, and various laboratory studies

● Pediatrics: Duffy/Kid’s Way Pediatrics (Hermitage, PA) 6/12/17 – 7/17/17

● Dr. Cheryl Duffy, MD

● Practiced in a private pediatric primary care setting with patients ranging from newborn to 22 years

● Assessed and managed patients for episodic complaints and well-child visits

● Emergency Medicine: Ellwood City ER (Ellwood, PA) 5/1/17 – 6/6/17

● Dr. Anne-Marie Laberge, MD; Dr. Luigi Forcella, MD

● Evaluated and treated patients in a varied array of emergency cases in small community hospital

● Performed numerous wound closures, I&D’s, splintings, and foreign body removals

● Documented patient evaluations and care plans on the hospital’s paper charting system

● Surgery: Conemaugh Physician Group (Johnstown, PA) 3/20/17 – 4/24/17

● Dr. D’Arcy Duke, MD, FACS

● Assisted in several general surgeries, trauma surgeries, and vascular surgeries

● Rounded with resident physicians daily assisting in the care of pre- and post-operative patients

● Assessed and managed patients in an outpatient surgical consultation setting

● Dermatology: Pucevich Dermatology (Coraopolis, PA) 2/6/17 – 3/13/17

● Dr. Maria Pucevich, MD; Dr. Brian Pucevich, MD, FACS

● Assessed and managed patients in a private dermatology practice setting

● First assisted in over 50 Mohs procedures and excisions

● Performed biopsies, ED&C’s, cryosurgery, and laser skin treatments

● Internal Medicine: Heritage Valley Convenient Care (Chippewa, PA) 1/2/17 – 1/31/17

● Tammy Ronstadt, CRNP, MSN, CEN, CME;

● Worked alongside nurse practitioners in a busy urgent care treating patients of all ages

● Documented patient evaluations and care plans

● Performed wound repairs and I&D’s

● Behavioral Medicine: Ohio Valley Geropsychiatric (Pittsburgh, PA) 10/17/16 – 11/30/16

● Dr. Maher Ayyash, MD

● Provided day-to-day evaluation and management of a geriatric psychiatric ward

● Performed and documented daily and initial patient evaluation and care plans

● Performed discharge dictations and medication reconciliations

● Family Medicine: Smithfield Medical (Pittsburgh, PA) 9/6/16 – 10/12/16

● Dr. Michael Fackovec, MD; Dr. Michael Essig, MD

● Assessed and managed patients in a private practice setting

● Managed acute and chronic illnesses in a variety of different patient populations

● Documented and obtained information in the practice’s Care360 EMR

● Internal Medicine: UPMC Mercy (Pittsburgh, PA) 7/25/16 – 8/31/16

● Dr. Kaushik Patel, MD

● Studied under residents formulating my own assessments and plans of care for patients

● Performed new patient admits and reported patient progress directly to attending physicians

● Trained to obtain information, record information, and create orders on UPMC’s EMR Certifications/Licenses

Ohio State Medical Board Physician Assistant, No. 50.006380, 2/14/2020-2/14/2022 Pennsylvania Osteopathic Physician Assistant, No.OA004374, 11/13/2017-10/31/2018 Pennsylvania Medical Physician Assistant, No.MA059584, 11/13/2017-Current NCCPA: Certified physician assistant, 10/05/2017 - Current BLS for Healthcare Providers,3/15-Current

Advanced Cardiac Life Support, 5/16-Current

Volunteer and Community Service

Volunteer, Par for the Cure, New Castle, PA


● Sold flowers and other products at New Castle’s “Back to the 50’s” event

● Helped raise $7k+ for breast cancer awareness

● Aided in spreading breast cancer awareness

Scleroderma Foundation, National 5/08 – present

● Raised awareness of scleroderma and other rare diseases

● Corresponded governors and other officials to lobby for state interest in rare diseases SIDS Foundation, National 4/05 – present

● Fundraised for SIDS research through the “SIDS Walk”

● Spread SIDS awareness through other various fundraising efforts Memberships

Pi Sigma Pi,Honors Fraternity, Westminster College, New Wilmington, PA 6/14 – 6/16 National Honor Society, New Castle High School, New Castle, PA 1/09 – 6/11 Venture Scholars, National 5/10 – present

American Academy of Physician Assistants, National 8/14 –present References

Mark Henzes, MD: Attending Physician Emergency Medicine UPMC Horizon



Sandeep Sahota, MD: Attending Physician Emergency Medicine UPMC Horizon

● (Best initial means of contact)


Justin Jeffries, DO: Attending Physician Emergency Medicine UPMC Horizon/ UPMC Jameson



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