Advanced Practice Provider

Education:

University of Charleston, Physician Assistant Program

Charleston, WV

  • Master's of Physician Assistant Studies

University of Charleston, Charleston, WV

  • Bachelor of General Studies

  • Minor in Leadership

Professional Experience:

Physician Assistant, Certified           

Chesapeake Healthcare Center, Chesapeake, WV

  • Evaluated, treated, and documented up to 25 patients in an 8-hour shift.

  • Treated patients as a primary provider for medication-assisted treatment, managed Suboxone doses, and provided UDS interpretation. 

  • Interpreted lab results, performed minor in-office procedures such as I&D, and splint placement. Educated patients on home exercise programs, diabetes management, and Coumadin management. 

  • Experienced functioning as the sole provider in the clinic.

Physician Assistant, Certified                     

Southern West Virginia Health Systems, Hamlin, WV

  • Evaluated, treated, and documented up to 35 patients in a 10-hour shift. Provided a patient centered approach to primary care and urgent care with emphasis on preventative medicine. 

  • Extensive experience in performing history and physical examination, laceration repairs, incision and drainage, cryotherapy, and splint applications. Educated patients on home exercise programs, diabetes management, and Coumadin management. Interpreted diagnostic tests such as labs, EKGs, and X-rays.

  • Provided emergent care to critically ill patients in urgent care setting.

  • Treated patients as the secondary provider for a medication-assisted treatment program, managed Suboxone doses, and UDS interpretation. 

  • Functioned as the sole provider in the clinic on a weekly basis.

Certifications:                           

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

  • Basic Life Support (BLS)

  • NCCPA Certified

  • WVBOM Licensed

  • DEA Certified 

  • DATA 2000 Waiver

Practice Location at Boone Memorial Health:

Makenzie Tiller, PA-C

Physician Assistant

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