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Veronica Devito
Veronica Devito Physician Associate at One Medical

Veronica Devito is a dedicated physician associate currently practicing with One Medical in Austin, Texas. With an impressive suite of skills and experiences across a variety of healthcare environments, Veronica is a resourceful and resilient professional who actively seeks opportunities for growth and self-improvement. She is greatly passionate about using technology to transform healthcare and address disparities for marginalized communities. Her current role has her providing comprehensive virtual medicine services - from urgent to chronic care - for all ages, as part of the multi-state OM-Now Virtual Medical Team at One Medical, a role she has held since November 2021.

In addition, Veronica serves as a Battalion Surgeon/ Special Staff Officer - Captain for the US Army,a position she has held since July 2016. In this role, she leads and mentors junior enlisted and officers at a Battalion level, organizing and executing medical bi-annual medical readiness events, and drive USAR Medical Readiness pass requirements among other duties. In the past, she has also worked for Family HealthCare Network and University of the Pacific. She holds a Doctor of Medical Science degree from A.T. Still University of Health Sciences with a focus on Leadership and Organizational Administration. Veronica has also attended the University of California, Davis - School of Medicine.

More about this expert

Full name
Veronica Devito
Location
Austin, Texas, United States
Title
Physician Associate
Company
One Medical (since 2021)
Industry
Hospitals and Health Care
LinkedIn Connections
412
Summary
As a first-generation Vietnamese American at 17, I pride myself on adapting to ever-changing circumstances and thriving under stressful situations. I embrace personal and professional challenges that life inevitably throws my way, and I have seen hardship as an opportunity for reflection, growth, and self-improvement. As I navigate the various career fields, I develop a genuine appreciation for the importance of teamwork and leadership, a combination that I firmly believe is the foundation of any successful organization. I am passionate about addressing healthcare disparities for marginalized communities that I came from and transforming healthcare via technology. I am utterly excited about the life-long opportunity to learn and promote dignity and quality of life to all. I look forward to contributing my passion and skills to interprofessional teams that aim to find solutions to unsolvable problems.
Skills
Program Management Residency Programs

Education

A.T. Still University of Health Sciences
Doctor of Medical Science
Attended in 2020 - 2022
Field of study: Leadership and Organizational Administration
University of California, Davis - School of Medicine
Attended in Sep 2019 - Sep 2020

Positions

One Medical
Austin, Texas Metropolitan Area
Physician Associate
Nov 2021 - Present

Provide 24/7 virtual medicine services from urgent to chronic care for all ages as part of the multi-state OM-Now Virtual Medical Team.
Collaborate with multi-state administrators and primary care providers to close gaps in care and ensure continuity of care for our members.
Participate actively with the Pediatric Domain Working Group to set standards for Pediatric care in-person and virtually and to create the highest quality of clinical resources for our providers and pediatric members.
IMPACT lead for Austin Market - connect patients with chronic hypertension and diabetes to lifestyle medicine and de-escalate their medications via remote monitoring and group visits.
Quality Value Champion - collaborate with operations and providers to outline solutions to improve our preventative quality measures for the district and health service partnership.
Treat acute and chronic diseases and promote physical and mental health following the philosophy of Integrative Medicine.
Transform health care for all through a human-centered technology-powered model while delighting members with better healthcare while reducing total cost.
US Army
Fresno, California Area
Battalion Surgeon/ Special Staff Officer - Captain
Jul 2016 - Present

Lead and mentor junior enlisted and officers at the Battalion Level (700 soldiers).
Teach combat medics life-saving skills during battle assembly and empower them to teach junior enlisted soldiers the same skill sets.
Plan, organize, and execute medical bi-annual medical readiness events using internal and external health partnership for health, mental, and dental evaluations of all soldiers belonged to the 324th Military Police Battalion.
Support the 200th Military Police Command and the 11th Brigade Mission and drive USAR Medical Readiness pass requirements by evaluating, monitoring, and updating soldiers' physical health assessments and medical profiles.
Evaluate soldiers' fit-for-duties based on US Army Medical Command guidelines.
Create and maintain on-going evaluations for temporary and permanent profiles to prevent further injuries.
Organize and execute Line of Duty Injury process and appropriate treatments for soldiers during battle assembly.
Promote equality of all soldiers and serve as Battalion Equal Opportunity Officer.
Surpass physical and training expectation for Army Fitness and Gunnery Qualifications and Examinations.
University of the Pacific
Sacramento, California, United States
Clinical Regional Coordinator/Preceptor
Mar 2020 - Nov 2021

Precepted PA students for Core Rotations.
Established and maintained affiliation agreements with clinical sites.
Troubleshoot concerns related to clinical students and rotation sites.
Developed, trained, and evaluated students to ensure that students meet credentialing requirements at clinical sites during rotations.
Family HealthCare Network
Hanford, California, United States
Family Medicine Physician Assistant
Sep 2019 - Oct 2021

Examined, diagnosed, and treated 30-40 patients/day (all ages) in collaboration with
an on-site clinical team of MDs, NPs, Obstetricians, Pediatricians, Optometrists, Podiatrists, Infectious Disease Specialists, and Behavioral health licensed workers.
Go-to provider for joint injection referrals (shoulder/knee/hand); performed minor procedures including IUD insertion&removal, Nexplanon insertion&removal, suturing, incision&drainage, foreign body removal, splinting, and more.
Expert user of E-Clinical EHR; operates 100% electronically; exceeded standards for
thorough and accurate medical documentation, and same-day chart completion.
Average door-to=door time < 45 minutes with the highest rate of accepting walk-ins.
Advocates for virtual care/telemedicine during the pandemic and beyond.
Awarded Employee of the month - 11/2020.
Aria Community Health Centers
Hanford, California
Physician Assistant & Nurse Practitioner Residency Coach
Mar 2016 - Sep 2019

Examined, diagnosed and treated 40-50 patients/day (all ages) for the underserved community of Avenal, CA in a high volume, walk-in Family&Rural Medicine.
Advocated for quality perinatal care up to the end of the third trimester as a certified practitioner of the Comprehensive Perinatal Services Program.
Designed and coordinated 1-year intensive training for Nurse Practitioners.
Designed and facilitated Diabetic Group Visit & Education.
Excelled in NextGen EHR and served as a superuser for on-going implementation of NextGen expansion and upgrades.