Team-oriented Physician Assistant with strong track record of establishing solid relationships with clients, co-workers, administration and local agencies.
I have run cardiac arrest codes, rapid response codes, intubated, placed chest tubes, pigtail catheters, obtain
arterial access, obtain central venous access. My communication skills are exemplary and my team building
strategies have helped.
Physician Assistant, primary care
Farmingville medical Care - Farmingville, NY - January 2014 to September 2014
I did house calls for the disabled patients or the elderly who had difficulty traveling. I did monthly well visits
for medication renewals, gave vaccines, and did sick calls. It was my responsibility and guarantee to their
families that I would do what was best for this specific patient. Multiple times sending the sick to hospitals,
waiting with families as well as, doing what I could with the supplies I carried to make my patient feel better. I
have the ability to give trigger point injections at the home, ordered basic blood panels, ordered tests. On my
housecall patients it was my responsibility to check their blood results and look for exams ordered, manage
coagulation. We were very busy, towards the end of my time here, I started seeing patients in our local adult
day care centers and nursing homes.
I have been able to accomplish a relationship with my patients and their families.
I had to make sure and keep excellent records for the charting.
Establishing time keeping skills.
Skills Used Excellent communication skills, some trigger point injections, evaluation and decision making skills.
Knowing and keeping up to date on newest medications, as well as treatments for new patients, or new diagnosis.
Time management, team building, effective charting and follow ups.
Physician assistant, pediatrics Patchogue, NY - September 2011 to May 2012 Responsibilities I was part-time with this job, until this practice closed.
It was my responsibilities to make sure the baby well visits were done and administer vaccines.
I saw the sick visits, communicated with the physician my feelings until he was comfortable leaving me alone, which was quickly.
I was able to make the parents and children comfortable with me.
Accomplishments I was able to establish timely relationships with families.
I was able, even in the short time, watch and learn the different milestones.
Which helped me get the child who was not hitting these milestones early intervention.
Skills Used Communication skills were big here, as well as, trust building.
I kept up to date on the new vaccines, so I was able to answer concerns from the parents.
Physical diagnosis skills, decision making skills.
Physician Assistant, medicine/house Brookhaven Hospital - Patchogue, NY - March 2005 to November 2011 Responsibilities I was responsible for responding to the pages of the nurses or physicians on the floors.
I ran cardiac arrest codes, and was usually the head of the rapid response team.
I did intravenous access, as well as general calls for nurses concerns on their patients, if their physician was not available.
I also worked in their radiology department with helping do the IV injections, or starting IV on outpatients.
I also worked as part of their discharge planning team, I helped dictate charts for discharge to facilities, attended morning round and spoke to the physicians to help facilitate discharge.
Accomplishments Here is where I first got the sense of team work.
There were several of us, we had different job description, but the same team.
It was nice to tell your colleague you finished something for them.
Skills Used Team work, strong leadership role shown as I ran my codes, and rapid responses.
I learned how to control a situation by using communication.
Discipline, to finish, and time management skills.
Physical diagnosis and decision making skills.
Physician Assistant/ pain management Island neurology - Ronkonkoma, NY Responsibilities Pain management follow ups, medication management, order and follow up on ct and MRI studies.
Trigger point injections, ordered physical therapy, massage therapy.
Botox injections for migraines.
Accomplishments I enjoy watching people recover from their injury.
I teach people different techniques to manipulate muscular pain.
Skills Used I was taught how to give trigger point injections.
Taught minor massage techniques.
Recommendations for epidural injections.
Good SamaritanMarch 2012 to CurrentCritical Care Physician Assistant West Islip, NY
I am currently a critical care physician assistant in the SICU, I do morning quick clinical rounds, answer some concerns of the nurse, and deal with any problems.
When the intensivist comes in we have teaching rounds.
I help provide care and establish the plan and patient goals for the day.
I help carry out this plan.
I trouble shoot through out the day, do all the admission evaluations and decide who we will take to our small 16 bed, closed ICU.
I have the ability to place central lines, arterial lines, chest tubes or pigtail catheters, intubate patients in emergencies.
I help wean my patients off the ventilators and decide, usually with the attending, the ability to extubate.
I also help with the discharges, planning and transfers to the floors.
Accomplishments I have completed the Surgical ICU partnership training program with Montifiore Medical Center.
I allow for easy communication between myself, the ICU nurses, and the Physicians.
The impact on my self demand and the ability to improve something for the next time.
I help keep the chain of command open, and the team moving.
Touro college2004BABay Shore, NYPhysician assistant studies, currently enrolled in masters degree program. in
Physician assistant, medical administration
basic, communication skills, critical care, injections, team building, access, next, nursing, primary care, quick, teaching, vaccines