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Jonathan C. Jennings

Physician Assistant

Summary

Experienced in providing safe, evidence based medicine in an acute setting.

Work experience

Aug 2016current

Physician Assistant 

PeaceHealth Lakefront Clinic Longview, WA

Part of a multidisciplinary team with focus on same day care in the acute setting.  Duties include diagnosing and treating both acute and chronic conditions.  Work closely with 11 physicians and 7 other advance practice clinicians with the support of experienced nurses and medical assistants to care for a diverse population ranging across the lifespan. 

Feb 2016Aug 2016

Physician Assistant

Mountain Peaks Urgent Care   Fruita, CO

Solo urgent care provider in rural clinic providing acute care for injuries and illnesses.  Duties include assessment and plan of minor injuries and illnesses.  Experience in laceration repair, fracture splinting, ordering and interpretation of labs and imaging as well as prescribing medications and formulating treatment plans using evidence based medicine.

Oct 2014Nov 2015

Physician Assistant

Family Medicine-North Olympic Healthcare Network   Port Angeles, WA

Primary care provider in a fast-paced, rural, community health center. Involved in all aspects of patient care across the lifespan; including detailed history, physical examinations, development and implementation of treatment plans, prescription medications, ordering and interpretation of laboratory tests and diagnostic studies, as well as in office surgical procedures.

20102012

Phlebotomist

Bozeman Deaconess Hospital     Bozeman, MT

Worked as a team member in performing venipuncture for both inpatient and outpatient services. Obtained EKG's on emergency room patients. Collected blood cultures in addition to flu and pertussis swabs from patients. Ordered blood work from outpatients and determined proper collection tubes for specimens.

20052009

Emergency Medical Technician-Ski Patroller

Yellowstone Mountain Club     Big Sky, MT

Worked as a team member under the direction of medical control. Provided basic life support to injured skiers in adverse mountain environments. Performed rapid trauma assessments in addition to complete physical exams and medical histories. Responsible for splinting, packaging, and transferring patients to definitive care.

Education

20122014

Master Physician Assistant Studies

Rocky Mountain College-Billings, MT

Intensive program included 13 months of classroom training culminating with 13 months of clinical rotations.  Master's project-Institute of Healthcare Improvement

19972000

Bachelor Media and Theater Arts

Montana State University-Bozeman, MT

Licenses

NCCPA Board Certified

Current Washington State Physician Assistant License

Current Colorado State Physician Assistant License

Current DEA License

Certifications

20142024

Physician Assistant

National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistants
20132015

BLS and ACLS for the healthcare provider

American Heart Association
20132015

Pediatric Advanced Care Life Support

American Heart Association
20052009

Emergency Medical Technician

National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians

Skills

Social
  • The skill to work in a diverse and multicultural environment, with people of all socioeconomic backgrounds.
Diagnostics
  • Diagnose and treat common urgent care problems including URI’s, bronchitis, pneumonia, sinusitis, pharyngitis, mononucleosis, asthma exacerbations, UTI’s, otitis media and externa, conjunctivitis, corneal abrasion, migraines, gastroenteritis, fractures, allergic reactions.
Chronic Disease Management
  • Experience in the management of chronic medical illness such as, but not limited to: diabetes mellitus, chronic bronchitis, hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, heart failure, obesity, chronic pain syndrome, thyroid disease, cirrhosis, and chemical dependency
Procedures
  • Procedures: I and D’s, closure of wounds via sutures, staples and Dermabond; fracture care, wound and skin care, injections, toe nail removal, aseptic and isolation technique, venipuncture, collection of cultures, placement of catheters, eye examination using fluorescein and Woods light.

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