Disciplined, motivated, and well-rounded Physician Assistant with more than 5 years of experience in hospital and clinical settings. Recognized for excellent interpersonal skills, highly adaptive, and able to efficiently, and competently work with diverse patient populations.
Honors and Accomplishments:
•Who's Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities, 1999
•Division I Scholar-Athlete, 1995-1999
•Golden Key National Honor Society, 1997-1999
•Department of Physical Therapy and Exercise Science Honors Program, 1997-1999
Oversee average of 12-15 patients per shift. Maintain open communication with attending Physicians and seek help as appropriate. Assess need for, order, obtain and interpret appropriate lab and radiology tests. Maintain accurate patient records, perform H&P's, prepare patients for discharge and complete discharge summaries. Regularly refer patients to specialist for more specialized courses of treatment as needed. Manage the pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment of various disorders and diseases. Deliver high quality and compasionate treatment to low-income families. Provided palliative care ranging from assessment to development and implementation of care plans.
Oversaw average of 15-20 patients per shift. Focused on identifying physical and emotional illness through careful observation, detailed H&P's, interpretations of laboratory findings, and analysis of patient charts. Assessed and treated acute/chronic medical problems. Performed procedures such as suturing, cryotherapy, shave and punch biopsies. Delivered high quality and compassionate treatment to indigent and low-income patients.
Hired directly after my internship. Oversaw average of 10-12 patients per shift. Obtained detailed H&P's, assessed and treated acute/chronic medical problems, interpreted laboratory testing, educated patients regarding their illness, made and provided appropriate referrals, and kept accurate patients records.
NCCPA Board certified, 8/07- current
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification, 4/06-present
Professional Level CPR/AED, 4/06-present
Medical Mission trip, Guyana, South America, 2006 for two weeks
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