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Physician Assistant Air Force, Occupational Medicine

Location:
Lancaster, PA
Posted:
December 28, 2020

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William B. DeMora

717-***-**** *** West Lemon St

adi0ej@r.postjobfree.com Lancaster, PA, USA

Master of Medical Science, Physician Assistant Program Arcadia University, Christiana, DE June 2015; 3.12 GPA Bachelor of Science, Biology; Bachelor of Arts, Spanish; Minor in Chemistry Eastern University, St. Davids, PA May 2013

Graduated Cum Laude, Dean’s List 2010, 2012–2013; 3.74 GPA Aeromedical Physician Assistant, Contractor, Fairchild Air Force Base, Spokane, WA Nov 2018-Aug 2020 Provided clinical care for active-duty Air Force members including pilots, aircrew members, and aircraft structural engineers, as well as civilian firefighters, police officers, contractors, etc. Responsibilities included performing pre-employment physicals, pre-deployment clearances, annual occupational health exams and mental health screenings, treating work-related injuries and determining fitness for duty; additional tasks included seeing sick call and routine primary care health visits.

Typical daily duties included taking patient histories and performing physical examinations, formulating a plan for appropriate treatment, prescribing medication, ordering and interpreting labs, x-rays, MRIs, ultrasounds, EKGs, audiograms, spirometry/respiratory fit tests, vision tests, spirometry, etc. Procedures performed included splinting, incision and drainage of abscesses, toenail removals, ophthalmic exams, and osteopathic treatments, etc. Physician Assistant, WorkNet Occupational Medicine, Philadelphia, PA Jan 2016 - May 2018 (full time); October and November 2018 (per diem)

Provided work-related injury treatment and employee health services to employees from various companies in the Philadelphia region. Treatment goals include comprehensive medical evaluation to determine whether employees are physically fit to perform their job duties or provide treatment to ensure their recovery and return to work. Responsibilities include occupational medicine (80%) and employee health (20%): Worker’s Comp/Occupational Medicine typical duties include: performing wound closures and suturing, wound debridement and bandage changes, splinting and casting, ophthalmic exams and foreign body removals; ordering and interpreting diagnostic studies such as X-rays, MRIs, Ultrasounds, EKGs, audiograms, spirometry/respiratory fit tests; dispensing and prescribing medications; understanding of OSHA recording and reporting practices; teaching and providing orientation for newly hired physicians and physician assistants.

Employee Health typical duties include: performing pre-employment examinations per company specifications; performing return-to-work and fitness-for-duty physical examinations; completing DOT physicals; evaluating for respirator competence (ie: N-95 mask, SCBA, etc.); ordering/interpreting vision, audiogram, spirometry tests, etc.; presenting vaccine-related incident, communicable disease, and PPD conversion trends amongst hospital employees at monthly infection control meetings for Hahnemann University Hospital.

Adjunct Professor, Biology Department, Eastern University, St. Davids, PA Spring 2018 Designed and lectured Human Anatomy and Physiology I (BIO 233) course in Eastern University’s undergraduate program; created assignments and lecture exams; graded assignments and posted evaluations weekly. EDUCATION

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Board-Certified Physician Assistant: National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants Current State Licensure, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, State Board of Medicine 2018 License No.: MA057767 DOT Certified Medical Examiner Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 2018 DEA License Current

Medical Worker, Primary Care/Tropical Medicine, Kira Health Center III, Uganda Aug - Sept 2018 Collaborated with clinical officers in performing patient histories, physical examinations, diagnosing and treating patients in a fast-paced public health clinic. Treated patients ranging in age from newborn to geriatric; treated many patients for infectious diseases including malaria, typhoid fever, measles, sexually transmitted infections, etc. Assisted in minor surgical procedures. Medical Reserve Volunteer, Philadelphia Medical Reserve Corps 2016-2018 Provided vaccines in school-based influenzae vaccination clinic to train for potential mass public vaccination emergencies; treated injured participants at Philadelphia Half Marathon in staff-run medical tent; attended public health lectures regarding large-scale emergency preparedness. Clinical Rotation, Cape May US Coast Guard Training Center, New Jersey, United States 2015 Clientele included recruits for the United States Coast Guard enrolled in basic training; performed history and physicals, diagnosed disease and injury processes, and formulated treatment plans to effectively manage and determine whether recruits were fit for active duty to continue their training with the Coast Guard. Clinical Rotation, International Health Central American Institute, San Jose, Costa Rica 2015 Assisted physicians in delivering primary care in both private and public health sectors. Duties also included observing skin graft surgeries for burned children victims in the Hospital Nacional de Niños, presenting research on Dengue virus to colleagues, and attending seminars on tropical medicine and infectious disease.

• Provider of the Quarter, 92nd Aerospace Medical Group, Fairchild Air Force Base 2019

• Elected Board Member, Student Academy of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, SAAAPA Arcadia University 2013–2014

• Recipient of the Leadership Fellows Grant Eastern University 2009–2013

• Phi Sigma Iota, Spanish Honor Society Eastern University 2013

• International Student at the Center for Cross-Cultural Studies Abroad Program Seville, Spain 2011

• Class President Eastern University 2010

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