Andrea Steele CV

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EDUCATION

Midwestern University, Downers Grove IL
Masters of Medical Science
GPA: 3.98/4.0

August 2009

Washington State University, Pullman WA
Bachelor of Science, Neuroscience
GPA: 3.84/4.0

December 2006

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Peninsula Dermatology and Laser Clinic, Gig Harbor, WA
Dermatology PA-C

  • General medical dermatology, average 34 patients/day
  • Cyst excisions
  • Patch testing
  • Extensive use of biologic therapies
  • Assisted in transition to EMR (Nextech)
  • Consistently providing high-quality patient care and satisfaction, maintaining a fullschedule and robust patient panel
  • Adherence to MACRA/MIPS compliance metrics
  • Guest lecturer for high school anatomy and physiology students

October 2016 - Present

Southlake Clinic, Renton, WA
Dermatology PA-C

  • General medical dermatology in a fast-paced, high volume clinic
  • Outpatient surgeries for both benign and malignant conditions
  • Proficient in biopsies of both routine and cosmetically sensitive sites, cryotherapy,intralesional injections, sclerotherapy
  • Maintain all meaningful use core measures, without deficiencies
  • Proficient in Epic and NextGen EMR systems
  • Consistently received patient satisfaction scores ranking in the top providers in theDermatology section and company, and above the national average.
  • Community speaking events on skin cancer prevention and detection

October 2015 - October 2016

Southlake Clinic, Renton/Covington, WA
Internal Medicine PA-C

  • Developed and maintained a large, diverse panel of patients, serving as their primary care provider. Managed complexcases, and the full spectrum of Internal Medicine in the adult patient. Special interests include: dermatology, minorprocedures, women's health and diabetic management
  • Held privileges at Valley Medical Center in Renton, WA. Provided vacation and per diem coverage for inpatient PA's as needed
  • Performed preoperative examinations on medically complicated individuals for providers in the community, orderingappropriate diagnostic tests and medication adjustments/recommendations to the surgeon.
  • Postop rounding on patients receiving total joint replacement
  • Consistently received the highest patient satisfaction scores in my clinic and always ranked in the top 3 in my section
  • Recruited and trained new physician assistant hires
  • Clinical preceptor, Oregon Health Sciences University and the University of Washington MEDEX PA programs 2014-2015
  • Spearheaded numerous clinical marketing strategies for Southlake Clinic including: community events, local businessorganizations, photo and print advertisement
  • Selected for the EMR development team, to assist in template creation, training and go-live of NextGen EMR

October 2009 - October 2015

LEADERSHIP, MEMBERSHIP AND ACCOLADES

  • Fellow, American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Fellow, Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants
  • Fellow, Washington Academy of Physician Assistants
    • Treasurer, WAPA Executive Board, July 1, 2016- present
    • Board Director, representing Region 4 (King, Pierce and Thurston Counties) July 2014-June 2016
  • Voted "Best Doctor" by the residents of Covington, Maple Valley, and Black Diamond 2014
  • 1st Runner-up "Best Doctor", Covington, Maple Valley, and Black Diamond 2013
  • Covington Chamber of Commerce Member
    • Board Director 2013-2015
    • Chair of events committee
  • Clinical Preceptor for OHSU and MEDEX Physician Assistant Programs

CERTIFICATIONS/TRAINING

  • Currently in process of obtaining my SDPA Diplomate Fellowship credential
  • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants Aug 2009-Present