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Experienced Physician Assistant seeking a challenging new position 

Work experience

Jun 2010Present

Physician Assistant- Neurosurgery

Central Ohio Neurological Surgeons
  • Acts as surgical first assist for approximately 750 complex cranial and spinal procedures annually 
  • Performs hospital rounds daily on all postoperative patients
  • Independently examines patients and formulates and appropriate plan of care  
  • Orders and interprets diagnostic tests and imaging studies
  • Obtains complete histories and physical exams for preoperative patients
  • Performs on call duties alongside supervising physician 
  • Utilizes EMR to effectively document patient visits 
  • Top billing PA in the practice for 6 years running 
Jun 2009Jun 2010

Physician Assistant- Family Practice

Flaming Medical Center
  • Evaluated and examined patients independently 
  • Obtained specialty referrals for patients as warranted
  • Ordered and interpreted diagnostic tests and imaging studies
  • Obtained complete patient histories and physical exams
  • Performed minor in-office procedures including lesion biopsy and excision, sutures, and cryotherapy
  • Effectively communicated with patients and staff members to provide exceptional patient care 
Jan 2013Present

Online Health and Wellness Startup Consultant

  • Assists with analysis of clinical research
  • Plans and architects conversion strategy including SEO and SEM
  • Applies a medical perspective to conversion copywriting 
  • Helps to plan and design operational processes and strategy implementation 


Education

20072009

Master of Science, Physician Assistant Studies

Marietta College
20012005

Bachelor of Arts, Biological Science

The Ohio State University

Academic Honors

  • National Merit Scholar- 2001
  • Dean's List
  • Top 5% of graduate school class

Certifications

  • National Commission on Certification and Recertification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)- 2015
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)- 2015
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)- 2015 
  • Prescriptive authority/DEA certification 

Publications

When the Patient Asks "How Can I Reduce the Risk of SIDS" JAAPA 2009

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Physician Assistants 

References

AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST