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Andrew King
XXXXXXXXX XXXXXXXXX , ANCHORAGE, AK 99504
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Professional Summary

Highly trained physician assistant with strong clinical abilities and a successful career in both clinic-based and operating room facilities. Proactive and organized with passionate commitment to first-rate patient care. Licensed in Kansas with expertise in Orthopedics.

Skills
  • Biology
  • Medicine 
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Science
  • Complex Problem Solving
Experience
ORTHOPEDIC PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT Apr 1998Apr 2014 VETERANS ADMINISTRATION ANCHORAGE, AK
  • Examine patients to obtain information about their physical condition.
  • Interpret diagnostic test results for deviations from normal.
  • Obtain, compile and record patient medical data, including health history, progress notes and results of physical examination.
  • Make tentative diagnoses and decisions about management and treatment of patients.
  • Prescribe therapy or medication with physician approval.
  • Administer or order diagnostic tests, such as x-ray, electrocardiogram, and laboratory tests.
  • Instruct and counsel patients about prescribed therapeutic regimens and health maintenance.
  • Perform therapeutic procedures, such as injections, immunizations, suturing and wound care, and infection management.
  • Provide physicians with assistance during surgery or complicated medical procedures.
  • Visit and observe patients on hospital rounds or house calls, updating charts, ordering therapy, and reporting back to physician.
  • Supervise and coordinate activities of technicians and technical assistants.
  • Order medical and laboratory supplies and equipment.
ORTHOPEDIC PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT Apr 1988Apr 1998 SE KANSAS ORTHOPEDIC CLINIC PARSONS, KS
  • Examine patients to obtain information about their physical condition.
  • Interpret diagnostic test results for deviations from normal.
  • Obtain, compile and record patient medical data, including health history, progress notes and results of physical examination.
  • Make tentative diagnoses and decisions about management and treatment of patients.
  • Prescribe therapy or medication with physician approval.
  • Administer or order diagnostic tests, such as x-ray, electrocardiogram, and laboratory tests.
  • Instruct and counsel patients about prescribed therapeutic regimens, normal growth and development, family planning, emotional problems of daily living, and health maintenance.
  • Perform therapeutic procedures, such as injections, immunizations, suturing and wound care, and infection management.
  • Provide physicians with assistance during surgery or complicated medical procedures.
  • Visit and observe patients on hospital rounds or house calls, updating charts, ordering therapy, and reporting back to physician.
PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT Sep 1973Apr 1988 USAF VARIOUS STATESIDE AND OVERSEAS ASSIGNMENTS
  • Examine patients to obtain information about their physical condition.
  • Interpret diagnostic test results for deviations from normal.
  • Obtain, compile and record patient medical data, including health history, progress notes and results of physical examination.
  • Make tentative diagnoses and decisions about management and treatment of patients.
  • Prescribe therapy or medication with physician approval.
  • Administer or order diagnostic tests, such as x-ray, electrocardiogram, and laboratory tests.
  • Instruct and counsel patients about prescribed therapeutic regimens, normal growth and development, family planning, emotional problems of daily living, and health maintenance.
  • Perform therapeutic procedures, such as injections, immunizations, suturing and wound care, and infection management.
  • Provide physicians with assistance during surgery or complicated medical procedures.
  • Visit and observe patients on hospital rounds or house calls, updating charts, ordering therapy, and reporting back to physician.
  • Supervise and coordinate activities of technicians and technical assistants.
  • Order medical and laboratory supplies and equipment.
Education
MASTERS : PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT STUDIES May 2002 UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA LINCOLN, NE
Associate of Science : NURSING May 1975 MIAMI-DADE JR COLLEGE MIAMI BEACH , FL
Bachelor of Science : PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT STUDIES May 1974 UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA OMAHA, NE
CERTIFICATE : PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT STUDIES Sep 1973 USAF SCHOOL OF HEALTH CARE SCIENCES WICHITA FALLS, TX
PRE-MED Jan 1963 BUCKNELL UNIVERSITY LEWISBURG, PA
High School Diploma : PRE-MED Jun 1962 ALTOONA HIGH SCHOOL ALTOONA, PA
Affiliations
MILITARY SERVICE:  ENLISTED IN USAF 6/1963 AND RETIRED AT RANK OF O-3 IN MAY, 1988.
NCCPA: NCCPA No: 1000676.  INITIAL CERTIFICATION 1975; CURRENT CERTIFICATION EXPIRES 12/31/2015
MEMBER, AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS (AAPA)
MEMBER, KANSAS ACADEMY OF PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS (KAPA)
MEMBER, ALASKA ACADEMY OF PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS (AKAPA)
MEMBER, PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS IN ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY (PAOS)
LIFE MEMBER, VETERANS CAUCUS OF AAPA
Additional Information
CURRENT CERTIFICATE AS PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT, KS 15-00273, EXPIRES 12/31/2014
ACLS CURRENT THROUGH 2/12/2015
BLS CURRENT THROUGH 8/2014
DEA #MH2915695, expires 10/31/2015
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Previous Companies:

  • VETERANS ADMINISTRATION
  • SE KANSAS ORTHOPEDIC CLINIC
  • USAF

Previous Job Positions:

  • ORTHOPEDIC PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT
  • Physician Assistant

Schools:

  • UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA
  • MIAMI-DADE JR COLLEGE
  • USAF SCHOOL OF HEALTH CARE SCIENCES
  • BUCKNELL UNIVERSITY
  • ALTOONA HIGH SCHOOL

Level of Education:

  • MASTERS
  • Associate of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • CERTIFICATE
  • High School Diploma

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