Jamie L. Durchin
Jamie has over 12 years of experience practicing in psychiatry. She graduated cum laude with her Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Temple University in Philadelphia, PA in 2004. In 2006 she received her Master’s degree with Honors in Physician Assistant Studies from King’s College in Wilkes-Barre, PA. Ms. Durchin has also attained a Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in Psychiatry through the NCCPA (National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants) related to her experience working in psychiatry, continuing medication education, and passing a specialty board examination every 10 years.
For the first almost ten years of practice Jamie was employed in the private practice of Matthew Berger, MD in Moosic, PA, seeing adolescents and adults, including geriatric and special needs populations. Jamie worked with and was the clinical coordinator of 18 fellow mid-level practitioners. Along with outpatient work, she has experience in the inpatient setting, completing rounds at First Hospital Wyoming Valley (including dual dx unit) and Moses Taylor Hospital’s Senior Medial Mental Health Unit. Also she provided medication management to students of her alma mater, King’s College at the on campus counseling center.
Her current practice is at Meadowbrook Psychiatric & Counseling Centre in Lakeland, FL seeing both adolescents and adults for psychiatric evaluations and medication management follow-ups. She started working with Tri County Human Services in Summer 2016 after moving from Pennsylvania to Florida, working with dual diagnosis patients in residential programs, and completing Vivitrol and Suboxone assessments. Ms. Durchin is also employed in private practice of Troy Noonan, MD in Brandon, FL.
She has been active with NAMI in the past while living in Pennsylvania, being active on the board of the Scranton Chapter, and also is a member of the Florida Academy of Physician Assistants (FAPA) and the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA).