MedExpress Urgent CareDecember 2010 to CurrentPhysician Assistant Pittsburgh, PA
Acting as a Physician Assistant in the fast paced setting of Urgent Care medicine.
Duties include assessment of geriatric and pediatric patients, EKG interpretation, x ray interpretation, splint application, suturing and staple placement, workman's compensation evaluation, care and treatment.
MedExpress Urgent CareSeptember 2011 to July 2011Associate Area Medical Director
Acted under the supervision of the area medical director.
Provided leadership to advanced practitioners in region.
Created schedules for advanced practitioners in region.
Reviewed patient complaints and provided recommendations for potential refunds and medical record documentation for quality control.
Assisted in the hiring process for new advanced practitioners to the region.
Performed annual performance improvement evaluations of advanced practitioners
Heritage Valley Health SystemMarch 2005 to November 2010Surgical Physician Assistant Beaver , PA
Acted as a surgical physician assistant for Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery.
Duties include endoscopic radial and vein harvesting, first and second assist duties in cardiothoracic and vascular surgery, along with insertion of central lines, arterial lines, and chest tubes.
Involved in all aspects of patient care including: inpatient preoperative and postoperative care, intensive care unit management, consultations, outpatient visits, and patient and family education.
Provide detailed history and physical examinations along with ordering and interpretation of laboratory and diagnostic studies.
ACRSJune 2004 to March 2005Surgical Physician Assistant Atlanta, Georgia
Acted as surgical physician assistant in a large physician group in greater metro Atlanta area that specializes in Colo-rectal surgery.
Duties include first and second assist in surgery.
Responsible for inpatient clinical rounds, outpatient post operative visits, and electronic patient documentation.
Education and Training
St. Francis University2004Master: Physician Assistant SciencesLoretto, Pa.
St. Francis University2002Bachelor of ScienceLoretto, Pa.