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Physician Assistant Health

Location:
Louisville, KY, 40243
Salary:
100K
Posted:
August 28, 2012

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JENNIFER BONAFEDE, MT(ASCP), PA-C

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Louisville, KY 40243

502-***-**** h

502-***-**** c

n6ef5f@r.postjobfree.com

Education: Physician Assistant Certificate September 1998

Le Moyne College Syracuse, NY

B.S. Medical Technology May 1994

State University of New York at Buffalo

Professional

License &

Certification: Physician Assistant National Recertification Examination (PANRE) November 5, 2011

Physician Assistant National Recertification Examination (PANRE) October 7, 2005

Physician Assistant Surgery Examination October 22, 1998

American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) Medical Technologist Aug ‘94

Awards,

Activities, &

Associations: Adjunct Clinical Faculty, Rochester Institute of Technology, 2000-2002

New York State Primary Healthcare Corps Scholarship, 1997

American Academy of Home Care Physicians

Current

Experience: Physician Assistant, Vintage Care, Inc 5/06 - Present

• Work closely with supervising physician, nursing staff and therapies for a team

approach providing acute and rehab care in Long Term Care facilities, Assisted Living

Centers, and Private Homes for a predominately geriatric population.

• Provide acute and chronic care and work with multi-disciplinary team for safe and

appropriate discharges.

• Provide health education and counseling to include health maintenance, disease

prevention and reduction of disease exacerbation.

• Order appropriate laboratory testing, medications and consults.

• Analyze laboratory results, procedure and consulting reports and adjust treatment plans

accordingly.

• Discuss treatment options and plans with the patient and family.

• Discuss end of life issues with patients and family as well as provide palliative care.

• Perform arthrocentesis of knee and shoulder joints for pain control

• Help conduct interviews and supervise other mid-level providers

• Conduct inservices for nursing home staff as well as ongoing bedside teaching

• Develop protocols and company policies

• Team player with strategic planning to promote, network and build the business

• Cover call when assigned.

Jennifer Bonafede, PA-C

Previous

Experience: Physician Assistant, Integritas 2/05- 4/06

-transitioned from Health Essentials (2/03–2/05) due to corporate bankruptcy

New role as Medical House Officer. Initiatives underway to design Employee Clinic and

Employee Wellness Programs to improve staff health and reduce sick time.

Worked closely with supervising physicians, nursing staff and therapies for a

team approach and provided acute and rehab care in Long Term Care facilities for a

predominately geriatric population. Performed initial assessments, provided acute care

and work with multi-disciplinary team for safe and appropriate discharges. Provided

health education and counseling to include health maintenance, disease prevention and

reduction of disease exacerbation. Ordered appropriate laboratory testing, medications

and consults. Analyzed laboratory results, procedure and consulting reports and adjust

treatment plans accordingly. Discussed treatment options and plans with the patient and

family. Discussed end of life issues with patients and family as well as provide palliative

care. Responsible for call 24/7 for acute issues.

Physician Assistant, Rochester Gastrointestinal Consultants, 9/01- 11/02

-Worked closely with supervising physician to provide excellent care in the specialty of

gastroenterology. Performed initial history and physical on new patients and then

follow their care. Discussed treatment plans with primary care physicians and

dictate consulting progress notes. Provided health education and counseling to

include health maintenance, disease prevention and reduction of disease

exacerbations. Ordered appropriate laboratory testing, medications and

consultations. Analyzed laboratory results, procedure and consulting reports and

adjust treatment plans accordingly.

-Admissions and rounded on inpatients as needed.

-Performed procedures in the office to include, esophageal manometry and 24 hr pH

studies.

-First assist with insertion of PEG tubes.

Physician Assistant, Strong Health Geriatric Group, 10/98 – 8/01

- formerly Unity Geriatrics Associates

Worked closely with supervising physicians, nursing staff and therapies for a team

approach providing acute and rehab care in Long Term Care facilities for a

predominately geriatric population. Performed admission History & Physicals,

provide acute care and work with multi-disciplinary team for safe and appropriate

discharges. Provided health education and counseling to include health

maintenance, disease prevention and reduction of disease exacerbations. Ordered

appropriate laboratory testing, medications and consults. Analyzed laboratory

results, procedure and consulting reports and adjust treatment plans accordingly.

Discussed treatment options and plans with the patient and family. Discussed end of life

issues with patients and family as well as provide palliative care.

Took call for the group and covered 15+ skilled nursing facilities.



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