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Professional Summary
Enthusiastic and energetic Physician Assistant with extensive experience in critical care and surgical fields which incorporated direct patient care and administrative duties. Solid background in operating room day to day activity, data entry, schedule management and interaction with surgeons, residents mid level providers, nurses, patients and their families.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills  
  • Dedicated to excellence
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Professional and compassionate bedside manner
  • Strong skills in computer, IT and social media platforms
  • Proficient bedside procedures and interpretation of diagnostic data
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office, Google and other programs
  • Extensive experience teaching and training didactic skills
  • Experience in EMR systems; Meditech, Epic, On Call and eClinical Works
Work Experience
04/2007 to 09/2016
Owner and manager The Sandy Paw Pet Spa & Boutique Winthrop, MA
  • Established a small business that catered to dog owners by providing retail items such as food, treats and toys as well as services; dog daycare, dog grooming and a self serve dog wash.
  • Responsible for all marketing, social network platforms,  (Facebook, Twitter,, Pinterest and Instagram) and web design and maintenance.
  •  Set up and managed an integrated POS system, customer database, inventory control for market analysis.
  • Developed protocol manual to ensure safety of the dogs in the daycare, grooming department and self serve dog wash. 
  • Resolved all customer complaints in a professional and gracious manner while prioritizing customer satisfaction
  • Fostered a positive work environment by consistently treating all employees and customers with respect and consideration.
  • Recognized and rewarded outstanding work performance to cultivate a positive and collaborative customer service culture.
  • Maintained established erchandising standards, including window, sales floor and promotional displays.


10/2015 to 07/2016
Physician Assistant - Nocturnal Hospitalist Newton-Wellesley Hospital Newton, MA
  • Responsible for the assessment and management of in-patients on the medical and orthopedic services over night with a census between 45 to 60 patients.
  • Coordinated admissions and transfers in collaboration with the supervising attending physician with patients from the Emergency Department or direct admissions.
  • Responded to all Rapid Responses with goal to stabilize critically ill patients and transfer to appropriate levels of care.
  • Specialized in communication with patients, family members and medical staff to ensure consistent patient care.
  • Documented patient admissions, progress notes, procedures, orders and test results in Meditech and Epic electronic medical record systems
  • Performed bedside procedures including NG tube placement, Foley catheter insertion, intravenous access and blood draws.
  • Assessment of diagnostic data such as vital signs, laboratory values, electrocardiograms, ABG results, urinalysis and radiographic results.
10/2014 to 07/2015
Physician Assistant Commonwealth Community Care Boston, MA
  • Responsible for assessment and care management for disabled and chronically ill patients in the home and clinical setting.
  • Interviewed patients to obtain medical information, weight and height measurements and vital signs.
  • Responsible for primary care, medication management and case management including social services, family support, care coordination and supportive services.
  • Completed reports and case summaries, compiled work records, scheduled appointment as well as ordering medical equipment and supplies and services using eClinical Works electronic medical system.
  • Participated in planning of primary care for elderly and disabled patients. Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared them for lab testing.
  • Provided healthcare education to patient's, family members and care givers to ensure compliance and promote well being.
09/2009 to 10/2013
Head Physician Assistant - Surgical Critical Care Worcester Medical Center Worcester, MA
  • Responsible for patient assessment and care of pre and postoperative critical surgical patients. Head Physician Assistant responsible for management, training of SICU mid-level team and preceptorship of residents, Physician Assistant students, nursing students and paramedics.
  • Evaluation and triage of potential admissions to the ICU from the emergency department, operating room, hospital floor or direct admissions from outside facilities.
  • Advised and educated patients regarding medication, diet, hygiene and effective disease prevention methods.
  • Conducted beside procedures and interpretation of diagnostic data.
  • Documentation on paper and electronic records using Meditech and dictation for the transcription of admission, progress, procedure and discharge notes.
  • Participation and presentation on patient rounds to ensure continuity of patient care, communication and teamwork.
  • Developed open rapport with patients, co-workers and staff, encouraging them to share suggestions, questions and concerns.
  • Facilitated family meetings to discuss patient progress, prognosis, care plan and end of life issues a s indicated including organ donation and withdrawal of care.
  • 10/2002 to 05/2006
    Physician Assistant Worcester Medical Center Worcester, MA

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    07/1998 to 02/2004
    Physician Assistant - Cardiothoracic Surgery Lahey Clinic Burlington, MA
    • Management of pre and postoperative patients who had under gone cardiac and thoracic surgery as well as patients in the outpatient clinic.
    • Interviewed patients to obtain thorough medical information, review of medications, conduct a physical exam and preoperative education.
    • Conducted bedside procedures including, central line placement and removal, wound care, suture removal, chest tube placement and management, NG tube placement, Foley catheter insertion, thoracentesis and intubation.
    • Evaluation of hemodynamic monitoring, vital signs, laboratory data and radiographic data.
    • Participated in daily patient rounds with presentation of patient status and discussion of care plan.
    • First and second assistant in the operating room for cardiac surgeries such as coronary artery bypass, valve replacement, aortic and other vascular procedures. Thoracic surgeries included lung biopsies, bleb resections, lobectomies, decortications and esophageal resections and repairs.
    1990 to 1994
    Director of Pre-Hospital Care Boulder Community Hospital Boulder, CO
    • Responsible for education and training programs including First Responder, EMT-Basic, EMT-Intermediate, BLS, ACLS and PALS and EKG Interpretation.
    • Establishment of EMS protocol manual for Boulder County and provided continuing education training for the EMS departments including Boulder Fire Department, Boulder Police Department and Boulder Sheriff's Department and multiple other organizations.
    • Concurrently worked as a paramedic for American Medical Response, formerly A-1 Ambulance as a field training officer for EMT-B, EMT-I and paramedic students.
    • Responsible for developing curriculum for EMT-Basic, EMT-Intermediate, Wilderness Medicine and EKG Interpretation courses.
    • Development and implementation of county wide disaster drills.
    • Disbursement of state grants for equipment and education.      
    Surgical Residency Program : Surgical residency
    Yale University/Norwalk Hospital - Norwalk/New Haven, CT
    Awarded Compassionate Care Resident of the Year
    Bachelor of Arts: Physician Assistant
    Midwester University - Downers Grove, IL
    Magna Cum Laude Dean\'s List 1996 and 1997

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    Professional Summary
    Highly motivated and dedicated family nurse practitioner with six years experience as an advanced practice registered nurse in the areas of skilled nursing facilities, geriatrics, rehab medicine, and hospitalist medicine.  Overall 17 years nursing experience spanning the fields of skilled nursing facilities, rehab medicine, critical care, and correctional healthcare.  A committed and diligent team player seeking to broaden skills and experience in advanced practice nursing.  
    Certifications and Licenses
    Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner in the State of Alabama 2012 to present: license number 1-095419
    FNP-BC through the ANCC since 2012: certification number

    Registered Nurse in the State of Alabama: 1-095419
    Advanced Cardiac Life Support 
    Basic Life Support 
    Alabama QACSC/LPSP: certification number
    Alabama DEA certificate: MB
    Skill Highlights
    • Health and Wellness expertise 
    • Annual wellness visit and health risk assessment. 
    • IV drug therapy management
    • EKG interpretation 
    • Patient and family counseling
    • Interpretation of diagnostic tests and procedures
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office
    • Family medicine
    • Geriatric medicine
    • Rehab medicine 
    • Wound care
    • Discharge planning
    Professional Experience
    Family Nurse Practitioner 05/2012 to Current Hillview Terrace Rehab Select Montgomery, AL
    • Maintain daily census of 50-70 long term care and rehab patients for three facilities - Talladega Health and Rehab, Shelby Ridge Health and Rehab, Diversicare of Riverchase.
    • Perform comprehensive health histories, complete physical examinations, develop differential diagnoses, establish and implement plans of care, evaluate and document patient response to plan of care.
    • Manage and treat common health problems, as well as serious, chronic, and complex illnesses, in young adults and the elderly.
    • Complete admission history/physicals, annual wellness exams, health risk assessments, and discharge summaries.  
    • Order, acquire, and interpret lab work and diagnostic studies.
    • Provide family and/or patient counseling.
    • Collaborate with facility staff, attending physicians, pharmacy,  and other agencies in order to organize and facilitate referrals and consultations. 
    • Communicate and review patients' record and plan of care with collaborating physician. 
    • Perform annual wellness visits and health risk assessments.
    • Utilization of EMR, American HealthTech LTC.
    Hospitalist 07/2017 to 01/2018 Staff Care at Gilmore Memorial Hospital Amory, MS
    • Complete daily rounds with in-patient census of 20-25 per shift.
    • Perform comprehensive health history and physical examinations, develop differential diagnoses, establish and implement plans of care, evaluate and document patient response to plan of care. 
    • Complete admission history/physicals and discharge summaries.    
    • Direct, coordinate, or supervise patient care activities of nursing or support staff. 
    • Manage and treat common health problems, as well as serious, chronic, and complex illnesses, in young adults and the elderly.
    • Manage the pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment of various disorders and diseases.
    • Order, acquire, and interpret lab work, diagnostic studies, and x-rays .
    • Provide family and/or patient education and counseling.
    • Collaborate with facility staff, attending physicians, pharmacy, and case management  in order to organize and facilitate referrals and consultations. 
    • Communicate and review of patients' plan of care and record with collaborating physician. 
    • Utilization of CPOE/EMR (Patient Keeper) and Ingenious Meds billing system. 
    Charge Nurse: SICU 01/2010 to 05/2012 Shelby Baptist Hospital Alabaster, AL
    • Managed the care of eight bed surgical intensive care unit.
    • Oversaw and maintained patient load of 1:2 for post- surgical, drug overdose, septic shock, cardiogenic shock, chronic ventilator patients, and patient over flow from ED and medical intensive care unit.
    • Maintained schedule for 10 FTEs daily, coordinate bed placement with house supervisor, and ensure daily budgeted hours are correct.
    • Provided coverage for after-hour calls and responsible for nurse manager duties in the absence of manager.
    • Served as preceptor for new employees and students.
    Charge Nurse: CVICU 10/2008 to 01/2010 Shelby Baptist Hospital ALABASTER, AL
    • Managed the care of 14 bed Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit, with 4 open heart recovery rooms and 11 dual purpose critical care step down rooms.
    • Maintained schedule for 16 FTEs daily, coordinate bed placement with house supervisor, and ensure daily budgeted hours were correct.
    • Provided coverage for after-hour calls and responsible for nurse manager duties in the absence of manager.
    • Served as preceptor for new employees and students.
    Staff Nurse: CVU 07/2007 to 10/2008 Shelby Baptist Hospital Alabaster, AL
    • Cared for step-down patients (1:4 ratio), Critical care patients (1:2 ratio), and recovery of open heart patients (1:1 ratio).
    • Provided relief charge nurse coverage as needed.
    Staff Nurse: SICU 07/2006 to 07/2007 Shelby Baptist Hospital Alabaster, AL
    • Maintained patient load of 1:2 for post-surgical , drug overdose , septic shock, cardiogenic shock, and chronic ventilator patients.
    • Served as preceptor for new employees and students.
    • Provided relief charge nurse coverage as needed.
    Staff Nurse: IMC 09/2005 to 07/2006 Shelby Baptist Hospital Alabaster, AL
    • Maintained care for patients stepping down from ICU and CVU with ratio 1: 5.
    • Patients ranging from recovering sepsis, cardiogenic shock, chronic ventilator management and maintenance of cardiac drips.
    • Provided relief charge nurse coverage as needed.
    Health Services Administrator 11/2003 to 09/2005 Prison Health Services Wetumpka, AL
    • Oversaw and facilitated the health care for 5,089 male and female inmates.
    • Oversaw and maintained the recruitment, retention, and scheduling for a staff of 52.0 FTEs.
    • Functioned as Director of Nursing and staff RN as needed due to staff absence.
    Health Services Administrator 04/2003 to 11/2003 Naphcare Wetumpka, AL
    • Oversaw and facilitated the health care for 4,089 inmates.
    • Oversaw and maintained the recruitment, retention, and scheduling for a staff of 31.8 FTEs.
    • Functioned as Director of Nursing and staff RN as needed due to staff absence.
    Nurse Manager 09/2001 to 04/2003 Northport Health Services Wetumpka, AL
    • Facilitated and performed clinical care daily for forty-five residents.
    • Oversaw and supervised 10 FTEs daily including LPNs and CNAs.
    • Assisted in the development and maintenance of residents' plans of care, MDS assessments, and RAPs.
    Practitioner Clinical Experience: Available upon request
    Education and Training
    Master of Science: Nursing 5/12 Troy University Troy, AL
    Bachelor of Science: Nursing 5/01 Auburn University Montgomery Montgomery, AL

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    Texas Tech University Health Science Center, Paul L Foster School of Medicine El Paso, TX Doctor of Medicine - 2017-Current, anticipated graduation May 2021
    University of Washington Seattle, WA

    Master of Health Administration - 2016

    University of Texas at San Antonio San Antonio, TX

    Post-baccalaureate Premedical Studies - Summer 2012-Fall 2013

    Bachelor of Science in Biology - 2009
    • American College of Emergency Physicians      
    • Emergency Medicine Residents Association                                             
    • Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
    • Texas College of Emergency Physicians
    Professional Experience
    Hospitalist Coordinator
    November 2016 to July 2017
    Sound Physicians San Antonio, TX
    • Served as the point of contact between Sound Physicians management, hospital personnel, and on-site physicians as it relates to administrative functions within Christus Santa Rosa Medical Center & Westover Hills Hospitals in San Antonio, TX as well as Peterson Regional Medical Facility in Kerrville, TX.
    • Supported Regional Medical Director and Regional Director of Operations in developing projects for Sound Physicians including: primary care outreach initiatives and internal operations deficiency analysis.
    • Established physician scheduling across multiple facilities, coordinated physician credentialing and orientation, collaborated with regional teams from Sound Physicians as well as external hospital representatives to achieve clinical goals.
    Administrative Intern
    June 2015 to August 2015
    University of Texas Health Science Cancer Therapy and Research Center San Antonio, TX
    • Collaborated with senior management as well as independent consultants to assess the current state of patient services and highlight inefficiencies of car.
    • Collected operational data in order to construct patient service metrics.
    • Implemented various process improvement initiatives to align internal departments with organizational care objectives.
    Emergency Department Medical Scribe
    June 2012 to June 2018
    ProScribe LLC San Antonio, TX
    • Created electronic medical records by reviewing triage notes, recording physician examination assessments, and transcribing laboratory results.
    • Facilitated provider efficiency by expediting abnormal radiology impressions and laboratory results to the physician in order to reduce time delays in patient care.
    • Trained new medical scribes to adhere to operating procedures as well as facilitate the efficiency of expected duties.
    Molecular Biologist
    June 2009 to August 2012
    South Texas Blood and Tissue Center San Antonio, TX
    • Trained new employees to conduct nucleic acid isolations using manual and automated methods to screen for known viruses across various platforms.
    • Performed validation studies for the development of new assays and screening techniques in conjunction with the research and development department.
    • Developed and implemented sample tracking system to streamline production testing and decrease interdepartmental errors.
    Delaership Porter
    August 2006 to February 2009
    Ken Batchelor Cadillac San Antonio, TX
    • Primarily responsible for detailing dealership and customer vehicles.
    • Completed requests by management, including transporting customers, acquiring and distributing parts, and long distance car deliveries.
    Seattle Children's Research Institute Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics
    Graduate Student Researcher - March 2016-June 2016
    • Conducted assessment initiatives to research the integration of institutional ethics into healthcare.
    • Collaborated with Dr. Ben Wilfond to gauge how healthcare organizations across the nation are addressing institutional ethic issues.
    • Generated recommendations for Seattle Children's Hospital based on findings of research.
    Emergency Medicine Interest Group
    • Treasurer - 2017-2018
    Community Activities
    Broadview Emergency Shelter and Transitional Housing Facility
    Volunteer Child & Youth Tutor - October 2014-June 2015
    • Served as a weekly volunteer tutor to young children seeking temporary housing at the shelter.
    • Provided insight to basic math concepts and problems as well as helped children learning to write.

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    Oral and Maxillofacial Surgical Associates Volunteer Intern - June 2012-August 2014

    • Observed oral & maxillofacial inpatient surgeries in the operating room and outpatient procedures in a private practice setting.
    • Witnessed the skill required to operate for long periods of time as well as the communication skills needed to convey pre-op expectations and post-op results.
    • Observed administrative functions and strategic planning within the private practice.
    University of Texas Health Science Cancer Therapy and Research Center
    Clinical Oncology Volunteer and Trainer - June 2012-August 2014
    • Oriented and trained volunteers to provide patient care services throughout chemotherapy treatment areas.
    • Restructured the allocation and distribution process of consumable resources by volunteers throughout the various triage areas in the facility.
    • Aided nursing staff by preparing medical consumables for use, restocking treatment floor, and replacing items used by patients.
    • Served patients food and drinks during their treatments, provided blankets and pillows to each patient, and assisted them around the chemotherapy treatment area.
    St. Luke's Baptist Hospital of San Antonio
    Emergency Department Volunteer - June 2012-July 2013
    • Assisted nurses and technicians in cleaning patient rooms, restocking medical consumables, and rearranging empty patient beds to meet the demands of an 8 room emergency department.
    • Observed Emergency Medicine physicians prioritize and provide healthcare services to a diverse patient population.
    • Institute for Healthcare Improvement Certificate in Quality & Safety
    • Hiking & Trail running
    • Camping
    • Photography