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Skill Highlights
  • Knowledgeable in medical vocabulary
  • Dependable
  • Computer proficient
  • Compassionate
 
 
  • Diligent and detail oriented
  • Quick learner
  • Supportive
  • Collaborative
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Biological Sciences, 2016 University of California Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, CA, USA
Accomplishments
  • Dean's honor roll at Baylor University freshman year of college.
  • President's honor roll at Santa Barbara City College sophomore year of college.
Professional Experience
Trainer, 05/2018 to Current ScribeAmerica LLC Plano, TX

I provide support, advice, and edit all the trainee's charts in real time during a training shift with the physician in a high-volume facility. I supervise the trainee throughout the entire shift and Tested trainees on materials to determine levels of understanding and areas requiring further instruction. I perform an in-depth evaluation on the trainee and discuss with my Head Trainer and Chief Scribe on trainee's performance. I complete 3 chart audits quarterly on all scribes on the team. I also attend a 1 hour meeting every month with the other trainers on my team to stay up to date and make any changes to our training techniques/reviews.

Emergency Department Scribe, 07/2017 to Current ScribeAmerica LLC Plano, TX

I followed one physician throughout shift in high-volume, busy environments and documented details about patient histories, physical examinations, medications and other information into electronic charts. I used CareConnect medical record software every day and developed advanced skills. I received dictation and created high-quality documents. I maintained an understanding of all active patients in order to facilitate workflow with they physician.

Emergency Department Volunteer, 11/2015 to 12/2016 Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital Santa Barbara, CA

Greeted visitors and established purpose of visit to complete check-in procedure quickly. I provided transportation of patient or visitor to other parts of the hospital as needed. I cleaned and prepared patient's rooms. I personally delivered blood work and other samples to the lab.

Personal Assistant, 06/2010 to 06/2016 Dr. Patricia Krakos Plano, TX Worked part-time during high school and college. Helped with patient charting, computer entries, assisted dictating reports, condensing patient histories, and checked patient reports and charts for accuracy.
Physician Assistant Shadow, 06/2015 to 08/2015 Bent Tree Family Physicians Frisco, TX Shadowed Sarah Gagliano, PA.  Took notes on diagnoses and patient examinations, as well as took blood pressure and listened to lung sounds occasionally.
Volunteer, 05/2015 to 07/2015 Texas Health Hospital of Plano Plano, TX Assisted the front desk nurse on the telemetry floor by answering patient help-button calls, prepared new patient folders, and ran any necessary errands for the nurse on the floor.  Also worked at the main front desk of the hospital assisting people with directions and check in.
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Summary
Board Certified Internist , with experience in Primary Care and Urgent Care settings, comfortable with evaluating and treating patients of all ages
Skills
  • Comfortable with suturing , removing fish hooks, I and D and other minor office procedures
  • Certified department of transportation examiner
Experience
Staff Physician 11/2012 to Current Carwell Urgent Care South Dennis, MA Providing urgent Care services to people of all ages
Staff Physician 01/2008 to 01/2013 Mid Upper Cape Community Health Center Hyannis, MA Providing primary Care  to Adult medically underserved patients, as well as walk in care services as well
Staff Physician 05/1999 to 05/2007 Fontaine Medical Center Harwich, MA Providing Both acute and ongoing chronic care to adult patients
Staff Physician 02/1997 to 05/1999 Health Stop Hyannis, MA Providing acute and chronic medical care at a walk in facility
Staff Physician 08/1995 to 08/1997 Health America HMO Lebanon, PA Providing Primary Care as well as Hospital care to a medically underserved community, duties also included supervising family practice  residents of the Pennsylvania State University family Practice Residency Program.
Locum Tenens Physician 07/1992 to 07/1995 Comp Health
Physician Assistant 09/1982 to 06/1989 Montefiore Hospital Riker's Island Prison Health Services New York City, NY Providing Care to one of the largest Prison Populations in the United States, at the time this was the only JCAH accredited prison health care system in the country. 
Physician Assistant 02/1982 to 09/1982 Beth Israel Hospital New York City, NY Monitoring and Providing Health Care to opiate dependent individuals in a Methadone Maintenance Clinic
Education and Training
M.D.: Medicine 1989 State University Of New York at Stony Brook Stony Brook, New York Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
Physician Assistant 1982 Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education New York City, New York
Medical College of VA Richmond , VA 1 Internship in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Medical College of VA Richmond, VA 1 Residency in Internal Medicine
Activities and Honors
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
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Professional Summary
Dedicated Physician specializing in treating chronic ailments as well as acute conditions. Highly-motivated, team-oriented and compassionate Board Certified Family Practice Physician with years of direct  inpatient and outpatient experience.
Work History
Attending Physician, 06/2007 to Current
Maria Riza Bautista MD SC 6307 South Stewart suite 202 Chicago Illinois 60621
  • Ordered and executed diagnostic tests and analyzed diagnostic images to further investigate patient conditions.
  • Appropriately diagnosed and treated a variety of diseases and injuries in a general practice setting.
  • Advised and educated patients regarding diet, hygiene and effective disease prevention methods.
Attending Physician, 06/2006 to 06/2007
Englewood Health Clinic 6614 S.Halsted Street Chicago Illinois 60621
  • Discussed various treatment options with patients and families
  • Maintained accurate medical records and document patient history in the chart
  • Educate medical students in diagnosis and treatment plan 
Medical Provider, 03/2006 to 06/2006
Heartland Health Alliance 1015 W.Lawrence Ave Chicago, Illinois 60640
  • Examined patients and provide treatment plan
  • Coordinate with other healthcare professionals in treatment plan 
Phlebotomist/Laboratory Assistant, 01/2001 to 01/2002
Swedish Covenant Hospital 5145 N. California ave. Chicago, Illinois 60625
  • Collect specimen from patients and assist in processing tests
Surgical Assistant, 06/1998 to 06/1999
St.Elizabeth Hospital
  • Assisted in all types of General Surgery
  • Responsible for patient admissions and procedure preparation
Education
Family Practice Residency: 2006
Jackson Park Hospital - Chicago, Illinois
Medical Externship: 1997
Medical City Hospital - Manila, Philippines
M.D.: 1995
University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Medical Center - Manila, Philippines
Affiliations
  • Advocate Illinois Masonic Hospital
  • Kindred Hospital
  • Norwegian American Hospital
  • St.Bernard Hospital
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Career Objective

Proficient Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist and Foreign Medical Graduate, looking for
opportunity to use my knowledge, skills and experience to coordinate Health Information Management (HIM) Programs which includes CDI program. Brings valuable knowledge, and work experience as an inpatient concurrent and retrospective review CDI Specialist. Solid background in Inpatient & Outpatient documentation abstraction and review in an acute care setting; coding and billing experience in Physician clinics; well-grounded in one-on-one,  and group physician education for documentation improvement. Committed, in assuring improved hospital CMI by accurate capturing of CC/MCC, and optimizing DRG/APR for all payers.

Skills
  • Extensive knowledge of sound documentation guidelines and standards for medical practice
  • Skilled in drafting clinical reports and presentations
  • Vast working experience in a HIM managerial position
  • Profound knowledge of Health Information Administration
  • Proficient with revenue cycle operations Familiarity with Health Information Management
  • Ability to handle multi tasks
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  •  Excellent computer skills such as Microsoft word, Excel, PowerPoint, PowerPC, 3M Encoder, CAC, Werner, Epic application, 3M 360 etc.
  • Skilled in drafting clinical reports and presentations Ability to maintain confidentiality of patients' information ICD-10 coding, MS-DRG/APR-DRG assignment CPT/ HCPCS Coding for out-patient
Experience
Field /Clinical Documentation Nurse-Epic Health | Houston, TX Clinical Documentation Specialist 01/2014 - 12/2018
  • Provides face-to-face educational opportunities with physicians on a daily basis
  • Provides complete follow through on all requests for clarification or recommendations for improvement
  • Leads the development and execution of physician education strategies resulting in improved clinical documentation
  • Provides timely feedback to providers regarding clinical documentation opportunities for improvement and successes
  • Ensures effective utilization of CAC for chart review and electronic query clarification.
  • Proactively develops a reciprocal relationship with the HIM Coding Professionals
  • Coordinates and conducts regular meeting with HIM Coding Professionals to reconsolidate DRGs, monitor retrospective query rates and discuss questions related to Coding and CDI
  • Engages and consults with Physician Advisor /VPMA when needed, per the escalation process, to resolve provider issues regarding answering clarifications and participation in the clinical documentation improvement process
  • Actively engages with Care Coordination and the Quality Management teams to continually evaluate and spearhead CDI opportunities
Sydney's Place | Viacell-Sugarland, TX Clinical Documentation Specialist 03/2014 - 09/2014
  • A management-consulting firm providing business development and improvement solutions to the healthcare system.
  • Interfaced, Managed, and assisted physicians to enter orders from EHR/HIS or via a web page and send those orders directly to diagnostic services systems (RIS/PACS systems).
  • Managed orders for different modalities and procedures, e.g. General radiology test, Nuclear Medicine test, MRIs, and CT scans.
  • Interfaced and provided the ability to produce medication schedules automatically based on predefined unit specific or medication specific schedules.
  • Provided ability to enter dosage and have system calculate IV drip rate based on concentration and tubing drip factor.
  • Provided ability to forward, as appropriate, information to flow sheet of any discipline (PT, RT, dietary, lab, etc). Also, automatically flag medications that are due to expire within specified time period as defined by the hospital.
Medical Group/San Bernardino Community Hospital | San Bernardino, CA Clinical Documentation Specialist 01/2010 - 12/2010
  • Perform a thorough concurrent in-patient chart review to identify gap process for documentation improvement.
  • Review charts to assign Initial DRG, query physicians for specificity, acuity, for clinical validation, uncertain diagnosis and conflicting documentation.
  • Ability to identify MCCs/CCs for DRG improvement, SOI/ROM and for data quality.
  • Provides physician education for accurate specific clinical documentation to capture the Severity of illness, risk of mortality and accurate reimbursement.
  • Member of Utilization management, quality and denial committee.
  • Managed functions performed by the HIM department.
  • Provided effective financial management & efficient use of resources.
  • Provided strategic planning & direction for development & enhancement of health information related services.
  • Ensured that goals & services provided by HIM were aligned w/ organization priorities.
Abia State University | Uturu, Imo-state Internal Medicine Attending Physician 02/2005 - 12/2009
  • Provide and manage direct patient care, including physical examinations, evaluations, assessments, diagnoses, and treatment.
  • Train and supervise residents and on-call residents engaged in specialty activities and procedures, including emergency room on-call duties, inpatient area, outpatient clinic, nursing home/rehabilitation and long-term care/hospice unit, and off-site outpatient clinics.
  • Effectively manage ER, medical floor inpatients, emergencies in ICU/CCU, and all in-house medical residents while on call as attending Medical Officer of the day.
  • Frequently function as acting Chief Resident, directing and coordinating the patient care activities of nursing and support staff. Collaborate with residents on Internal Medicine Residency Program
Education and Certification
Abia State University | Uturu-Nigeria M.D. in Medicine and Surgery 2003
United State Medical and licensing Exam Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduate Certification 2012
Licensed Vocational Nurse Certificate | Houston, TX 2014
Certified Coding Certificate (CCS) AHIMA 2019
Activities and Honors

Employee recognition awards: 

Employee recognition collaboration award for physician engagement 

Teamplayer:  Execellent relationship with co-workers and Coders.

ACDIS and AHIMA member for CEUs

Involved in monthly CDI webex and bi-weekly huddles



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Summary
Personable ER Physician Assistant who excels in high-stress environments. I am highly familiar with the diagnosis and treatment of multiple disease states and health concerns. Driven to communicate well and establish strong rapport with all patients.
Skills
  • Orthopedic experience 
  • Emergency room experience 
  • Urgent care specialist
  • Xray/MRI interpretation
  • Splinting
  • Dictation/Charting Suturing
  • Wound care
  • Good bedside manner
  • Preventive care expert
  • Qualified patient educator
  • Decision-making under pressure
  • Excellent listener
  • Business-minded practice
  • Honest medical professional
Professional Experience
Emcare/Hendersonville medical center Hendersonville, TN Physician Assistant 09/2004 to Current
Examined up to 20-30 patients per 12 hour shift. Carefully analyzed test results and information gathered during examinations to properly diagnose illnesses and diseases. Regularly referred patients to medical specialists or other practitioners for more specialized courses of treatment. Closely examined patients' medical history, medication allergies, physical condition and test results to verify necessity of operations and to determine proper procedures. Patiently explained prescribed procedures and discussed test results with patients and their families. 

Rivergate Sports Medicine Hendersonville, TN Physician Assistant Orthopedics 03/2007 to 11/2012
Performed physical examinations on Orthopedic patients. Established medical diagnoses. Identified acute and chronic illnesses and injuries. Treated a complex and diverse patient population. Provided medical consultations and treatments under physician supervision. Ordered and evaluated diagnostic studies. Prescribed and regulated medication as authorized. Providing initial coverage for unavailable physicians. Evaluated and treated patients with acute and emergent conditions. Managed patients with appropriate therapy, medication, education, referral and follow-up. Independent clinic. Managed smooth and effective communication among physicians, patients, families and staff.
Participated in quality and performance improvement initiatives.

Nashville Bone and Joint Hermitage, TN Physician Assistant Orthopedics 09/2006 to 09/2007 Performed physical examinations on Orthopedic patients. 1st assist in surgery on all orthopedic surgical patients. Independent clinic.
Southern Sports Medicine Gallatin, TN Physician Assistant/Orthopedics 03/2003 to 11/2005 Provided medical consultations and treatments under physician supervision. 1st assist on total joints, arthroscopy surgery patients.Ordered and evaluated diagnostic studies. Independent clinic. 
Gulf Coast Medical Center Panama City Beach, FL Physician Assistant Emergency room 11/2001 to 02/2003 Performed physical examinations on Emergency room patients.
Steven Goodwiller MD Panama City Beach, FL Physician Assistant/Orthopedics 08/1999 to 02/2002 Performed physical examinations on patients with orthopedic injuries. 
Walton County Emergency Medical Service Santa Rosa Beach, FL Emt-Paramedic 12/1988 to 01/1995 Provided life support services during medical emergencies on scene and en route to the hospital.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Physician Assistant 1999 The College Of West Virginia, Beckley, WV, USA Orthopedic Training at Lenox Hill Hospital New York, NY. Supervising  Physician Dr. Steve Nichols Team physician New York Jets, New York Islanders.
State License
Current DEA License
Current State of Tennessee License TN 1124
Current ACLS
Current PALS
NCCPA
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PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY
Highly motivated seasoned Physician Assistant seeking a position utilizing my leadership and management skills, clinical experience, education, and passion for delivery of high quality medical care. Ideal position will provide  the opportunity for continued growth in the medical field.
LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS

NCCPA-Board Certified. #1056420, 12/31/20

New Jersey-Registered with Medical Board. 25MP00097400, 8/31/21

Pennsylvania-Registered with Medical Board. MA 51568, 12/31/19

ACLS 9/30/19

PALS 3/31/19

ATLS 4/30/19

PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHTS
  • Excellent bedside manner
  • Professional demeanor
  • Excellent listener
  •  Collaborative approach
  • Highly Organized
  • Lead PA at one facility for 8 years

  • Proficient with different EMRs
  • Implemented PA workflow processes 
  • Proficient managing PA team
  • Proficient with up-to-date  scheduling software
  • Quality assurance awareness
  • Mentor to PA students in ED
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Lead Physician Assistant 09/2004 to Current TeamHealth East New Jersey Lead PA at Virtua Health System. Experience in acutely ill fast track and main ED type patients. Gained much management experience with large and small groups of physician assistants.
Physician Assistant Per Diem First Assist 05/2007 to 09/2011 Delaware Valley Plastic Surgery Cherry Hill, NJ
Emergency Department Physician Assistant 03/2006 to 06/2010 EmCare Horsham, PA
Orthopedic Physician Assistant 01/2005 to 01/2006 Community Health Systems -Salem County Hospital Salem , NJ
Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant 04/2003 to 12/2004 Shore Memorial Hospital Somers Point, NJ
Occupational/Family Medicine Physician Assistant 09/2002 to 05/2003 General Practitioners, P.A. Glassboro, NJ
Surgical Physician Assistant 07/2003 to 12/2004 Christiana Care Health System Newark, DE
ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

Adjunct Faculty Drexel University Physician Assistant Program 2017-present

Clinical Preceptor Drexel University Physician Assistant Program 2008-present

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine PA Program 2009-present

University of the Sciences PA Program 2015-present

EDUCATION AND TRAINING
Master of Health Sciences (MHS) in Physician Assistant Studies Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA  Alpha Eta Honor Society Member
Bachelor of Science (BS) in Physician Assistant Studies Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
Bachelor of Science: Public Health Stockton University, Galloway, NJ
VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES
 Virtua Health Foundation 5K Fundraiser                                                                                                                 2012
 Operation Smile                                                                                                                                                         2012
 Alliance Volunteer Medical Professionals                                                                                                               2013  
AWARDS
 Distinguished Alumni Award                             Drexel University                                                                       2017
 
 Clinical Preceptor Award                                   Drexel University                                                                       2013
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
American Academy of Physician Assistants(AAPA),  Fellow Member                                                     2002-present
 
 Virtua Health Foundation, Member                                                                                                             2012-present
REFERENCES
 Available upon request
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Education
M.D.: Family Residency, July 1, 2006
Albert Einstein College - College of Medicine
Family Medicine Residency Program from July 1, 2003 - July 1, 2006
M.D.: 1996
Latin American School of Medicine - La Habana, Cuba
Attended Havana School of Medicine from July 1990 - July 1996
Professional Summary
Time Gap explained: December 1999, I arrived from Cuba, while I was doing my USMLE exams I was working as X-ray tech and medical assistant in Miami, Florida Lyms Rehabilitation Center 628 NW 22nd Ave Miami FL, 33125
Work History
EM physician, 06/2016 to Current
St Luke CHI Livingston
  • Hospital ED trauma Level IV , single provider.
EM Physician, 07/2011 to 04/2016
Cypress Creek ER
ER Physician, 07/2011 to 04/2016
1960 Family Practice Houston, TX
ER Physician, 07/2010 to 01/2011
Cleveland Freestanding ER
  • UC/ EM physician UC/ED Physician full time.
Family Medicine physician, 08/2006 to 06/2010
Midtown Health Center
Resident Physician, 07/2003 to 07/2006
Montefiore Medical Center
  • Family Medicine Residency Program.
Family Medicine Physician, 08/1997 to 12/1999
Capri Clinic
07/1996 to 07/1997
Julio Trigo Hospital
  • General Surgery Resident General Surgery Resident.
Interests
Interests , Swimming, politics, Music
Languages
Language Spanish/ English Native or bilingual proficiency
Additional Information
  • Awards ED impact in Hispanic patients Jul 30, 2006 Dean's Award
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Professional Summary
Driven and compassionate healthcare professional with 12 years experience as a physician assistant in emergency medicine and family practice. Accountable and responsible with a strong focus on patient wellness and teamwork.
Skill Highlights
  • Use of Electronic Medical Record
  • Perform history and physicals
  • Patient Management and Education
  • Suture simple and complex lacerations
  • Perform excisions and biopsies
  • Joint aspirations and joint and trigger point injections
  • Wound Management
  • Incision and Drainage
  • Casting and Splinting
  • Intubation
  • Trauma Assessment
  • X-ray, CT, Sonogram, and EKG interpretation
  • Lab Diagnostic ordering and interpretation
  • Medical Diagnostic interpretations-Echocardiogram and stress test reports
Education and Training
Master of Science, Physician Assistant Studies 2004 Community College of Baltimore County (Essex)/Towson University
 
 
Bachelor of Science, Elementary Education 1999 Elizabethtown College Elizabethtown, PA Minor:  Biology
Certifications
  • Certified by the National Commission for the Certification of Physician Assistants
  • Licensed by the Pennsylvania Medical and Osteopathic Boards of Medicine
  • BLS certified 2003-2019
  • ACLS certified 2003-2014--re-certification scheduled April 24, 2017
Professional Experience
Family Medicine Physician Assistant Jun 2013 to Current
Penn State Health Family and Community Medicine Elizabethtown, PA
  • Evaluate, treat and document 14-20 patients in 8 hour shift.
  • Provide primary and urgent care with patient centered approach promoting preventative medicine tactics to improve and maintain the health of patients.
  • Perform history and physical exams, laceration repairs, incision and drainage, administer cryotherapy, perform excisions and biopsies, joint aspirations and joint injections, splint applications.
  • Educate patients about home exercise programs and weight management as well as diabetic education and Coumadin monitoring.
  • Interpret diagnostics, such as labs, radiological studies, and EKGs
  • Provide emergent care to critical patients and coordinate transport to the ED and obtain consults for patients.
Family Medicine Physician Assistant Aug 2011 to May 2013
Bala Family Practice Bel Air, MD
• Provided primary care and urgent care for adult and pediatric patients, monitoring chronic conditions.  Educated patients about their health and promoted preventive medicine strategies to improve and maintain patient's health. Worked primarily independently performing history and physical exams, ordering and interpreting diagnostics (labs, xrays, CT scan reports, US reports, echocardiograms and stress tests). Performed laceration repairs, excisions and biopsies and administered trigger point and joint injections and aspirations.
Chief Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant Oct 2007 to Aug 2011
Emergency Medicine Physicians--Memorial Hospital York, PA
  • Implemented physician assistants into the emergency department and assisted in writing the written agreement between the physician assistants and physicians.
  • Assisted with the interview process and orientation of physician assistants
  • Facilitated and helped to resolve any issues between physician assistants, physicians and hospital administration.
  • Coordinated the physician assistant schedule and help negotiate contracts.
  • Provided emergent and urgent care for adults and pediatric patients up to 25 patients in 9 hour shift.
  • Primarily facilitated care in FastER (urgent care setting) working closely with the physician in triage (PIT).
  • In addition, provided care in the main ED evaluating and managing the care of patients in acuity levels 2-5.  
Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant Aug 2005 to Oct 2007
Charles Emergency Physicians--Greater Baltimore Medical Center Baltimore, MD
• Wrote the delegation agreement between the physician and the physicians assistants and implemented physician assistants into the ED
• Provided emergent and urgent care for adult and pediatric patients. Performed history and physicals, ordered and interpreted diagnostics, performed incision and drainage, application of splints, and minor surgical procedures up to and including complicated laceration repairs, and admitted, transferred, referred, and discharged patients.
Committees and Organizations
  • Member of the PA Advisory board for Penn State Hershey Medical School's PA program.
  • Member of the PA curriculum Oversite Committee.
  • Observer for Provider Performed Microscopy Competency Assessments.
Accomplishments

  • Exceptional Staff Award Penn State Medical College 2013-2014
  • Dean's List Extraordinary Patient Satisfaction scoring in the 99th percentile among providers nationwide-2014-2015
  • Exceptional Teacher Award Penn State Medical College 2015-2016
  • Exceptional Role Model Award Penn State Medical College 2015-2016
  • Guest lecturing at Elizabethtown College
  • Interviewed by WITF/NPR--How Physician Assistants are re-shaping Healthcare--October 2014
Skills
Leadership skills, team player, patient focused, negotiate contracts, teaching patients and lecturing students, classroom management, teaching physical therapy exercises for patient utilization, composing written agreements, triage patients, mentoring, precepting
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Summary
Certified Physician Assistant with 15 years experience working in nursing homes, ICU and in patient care of hospitalized patients in cardiothoracic, neurosurgery, Ob/gyn, vascular and orthopedic specialities.
Skills
  • Proficient in taking patient histories and performing physical exams. 
  • Implementation of therapeutic interventions for specific conditions when appropriate
  • Perform first assistant duties in surgical procedures
  • Formulate and provide appropriate interventions for ER and nursing home patients
  • Order and interpret laboratory and diagnostic studies such as routine diagnostic studies,EMG,EKG and radiologic exams including arthrogram,ultrasound, CT, MRI and bone scan studies
  • Confer with physicians as needed
  • Management of critically ill ventilated patients
Experience
Physician Assistant, 01/2017 to Current Titan Medical Group Queens, NY
  • Provide all aspects of medical care for nursing home residents in the Queens area                                                                                       
  • Perform evaluation and management of acute and long term residents including care for patients who are ventilated, on hemodialysis and terminally ill patients.
Owner, 02/2006 to Current BMJC MEDICAL LLC POINT LOOKOUT, NY
  • Medical billing for all specialities using ICD-10 and CPT coding Manage office staff Physician and insurance credentialing.
Physician Assistant, 02/2000 to 01/2017 NEW YORK NEUROSURGERY AND NEUROSCIENCE ASSOCIATES LLC BROOKLYN, NY
  • Conduct and record patient history and physical examinations in electronic medical record. Administer, order and interpret diagnostic tests, such as x-rays,EKG, laboratory tests, MRI, CAT scans. Instruct and counsel patients about physical matters.Manage patient phone calls, prescription and other requests as needed.
Clinical Programmer, 02/2005 to 03/2011 DOCTATIONS LLC GARDEN CITY, NY
  • Enter data into the history and physical exam portions of electronic medical record according to meaningful use guidelines as outlined by CMS for all specialities including general surgery, pediatrics, podiatry , internal medicine, ob/gyn, orthopedics.
  • Manage other clinical programming staff
Cardiothoracic Physician Assistant, 03/1997 to 08/1998 SAINT VINCENT'S MEDICAL CENTER NEW YORK, NY
  • First/2nd assist in cardiac and thoracic surgical cases including valve repairs Saphenous vein harvesting ICU/Step down patient care Inpatient thoracic consults Discharge planning Admission history and physicals Participate in daily rounds with attending Provided pre, intra and post operative care for both cardiac and thoracic patients.
Cardiothoracic Physician Assistant, 10/1996 to 03/1997 ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ
  • First/second assist in cardiothoracic cases including saphenous vein harvest Provide pre, intra and post operative care for both cardiac and thoracic surgical patients Perform histories and physical exams for all pre-and post operative surgical patients Ordered appropriate radiological and laboratory studies including interpretation and presentation to attending Management of all patients including ICU and step down cases.
Education
Bachelor of Science: Physician Assistant Studies SUNY HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER AT BROOKLYN (DOWNSTATE MEDICAL SCHOOL) BROOKLYN, NY
Bachelor of Arts: Biology RUTGERS UNIVERSITY NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ
Surgical Residency
  • Montefiore Residency for physician assistants.
  • Eleven one month rotations at Jacobi Hospital, Montefiore Medical Center an North Central Bronx Hospital. Worked as a surgical intern managing patients on the trauma, emergency room, ob/gyn surgical team, vascular surgery, cardiothoracic and general surgery
  • Pre-operative, intraoperative first assisting and post operative management on the general floors and intensive care units
  • Participated in surgical clinics and follow up office visits
  • Ob/Gyn surgery-  ED call including evaluation of the ob/gyn patient. Administered pelvic examinations including routine PAP smears and assessment of all gynecological surgical emergencies. Assisted with laproscopic tubal ligations, hysterectomies, D&Cs.
  • Vascular surgery-First assist with venous bypass grafting, assessment of surgical vascular patients
  • Emergency Department-evaluation of trauma patients including suturing, ordering and interpretation of radiology and laboratory data
Certification
Certification National Board of Physician Assistants. Initial certification May 1996. Re-certification August 2014. Expiration 2022.
License
  • Current New York State License #006052-1
  • NPI # 118
  • Current NYS DEA #
Skills

  • ACLS/BLS certified
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Summary
Bilingual foreign physician focused on empathetic, patient-focused care. Trustworthy caregiver experienced in doctor's office and hospital settings.
Skills
  • Understands mobility assistance needs
  • Charting expertise
  • Able to lift 30 pounds
  • Understands medical procedures
  • Bilingual in spanish and english
  • Respiratory equipment training
  • Calm and level-headed under duress
  • Medical terminology knowledge
Experience
September 2017
to
Current
TYME Food New York, NY Nutrition Assistant

- Provide input to organic meal plans and menus.

- Identified nutritional components of foods, diets and menu choices.

- Quantify and distribute ingredients to construct balanced meal portions.

June 2015
to
June 2016
Department of Health Santiago, DR Primary Care Physician Trainee
- Assessed patients' overall physical health with body composition scale measurements.

- Recommended specialized laboratory tests to assess and monitor overall health and nutritional status.
 
- Counseled patients regarding weight and hypertension control measures, diabetes control, special dietary needs.
 
- Conducted home counseling to mobility impaired patients 

September 2013
to
September 2014
Hospital Jose Maria Cabral y Báez Santiago De Los Caballeros, Santiago Intern
- Assisted doctor with exams of more than 30 patients daily.
Phlebotomy experience acquired through drawing blood to patients.
- Assisted resident doctor overnight.
- Performed wound cleaning, disinfection and stitching.
- Checked blood pressure, blood-sugar level test, etc.
Education and Training
2014
UTESA Santiago, Dominican Republic Doctor of Medicine: Medicine
Doctor of Medicine
2015
UTESA Santiago Professional Certificate in Nutrition: Nutrition
Activities and Honors
Available upon request.