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Physician Assistant

Location:
Saint Cloud, Florida, United States
Salary:
90000
Posted:
December 29, 2017

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Samantha Walsh

Saint Cloud, FL ***** 407-***-**** ac3ukn@r.postjobfree.com

New graduate (as of Aug.10, 2017) with a Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies and several clinical rotations as well as five years as a medical scribe in the Emergency Room. A motivated young professional with an aptitude for procedures and a passion for using those skills to help others in diverse ways. Communicative and personable, capable of learning in fast paced environments, and ready to go above and beyond in order to provide the best possible care.

EDUCATION

Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies (Aug 10, 2017)

Adventist University of Health Sciences, Orlando, FL

Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science (minor: Public Health and Biomedical Physics)

University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

CERTIFICATIONS

Board Certification (1145545), Medical License (pending), Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Advanced Life Support for Healthcare Providers, Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Surgical Scrubbing and Aseptic Technique training, US training, EKG training, EHR use (Cerner, Athena)

EXPERIENCE HIGHLIGHTS

CLINICAL ROTATIONS, Orlando, FL

Center for Specialized Surgery Dr. Minton (6/26-7/21)

OR First Assist: Mastectomies, Lymph node dissections using lymphoscintigraphy, Breast mass removals, Nipple duct explorations, port placements

Office: Shave biopsies, Punch biopsies, breast exams, patient education

Plastics Team at Florida Hospital South

Suture clinic: facial laceration repairs, burn care, diabetic wound care, evaluation of nasal/facial fractures including reviewing CTs, I&D of facial abscesses

OR cases: nasal fractures, skin grafts, wound debridement, laceration repairs, breast augmentation

Hospital consults, pre op and post op evaluations, follow up visits in office

Family Medicine at Wekiva Health Clinic:

Instituted assessment of regular duties including interpreting test results, reviewing charts, obtaining H&Ps, and reconciling medications, resulting in implementation of plans for improvement.

Educated patients and families on medications and treatment needs to secure better results.

Obstetrics and Gynecology Specialist of Central FL:

Key contributor to 15 cases including surgical first assist for laparoscopic procedures, hysterectomies, myomectomies, oophorectomies, biopsies, and ablations, assisted with vaginal delivery of twins, and assisted in multiple cesarean sections.

Extensive experience with wide range of OB/GYN exams and treatments.

Center for Behavioral Health:

Consulted patients, assisted in ECT sessions and attended applicable meetings as well as Baker Act courts.

Facilitated communication with other health professionals to better address particular cases.

Pediatrics at Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center:

Assisted in circumcisions, medication and vaccine administrations, and testing in outpatient office.

Coordinated with mothers on neonatal unit to help them better understand newborn care.

Florida Emergency Physicians:

Performed multiple procedures including endotracheal intubation, nasogastric tube placement, multiple laceration repairs using sutures and staples, urinary bladder catheter insertion, respiration assistance, pelvic exams, pap smears, and rectal exams, as well as assisted in shoulder reduction.

Central Florida Hospitalist Partners:

Consulted patients through out the hospital and oversaw emergency room admissions.

Interpreted test results, diagnosed patients, and provided necessary treatments.

SCRIBE AMERICA, Orlando, FL, 2011 – 2016

Medical Scribe

Gathered information on patients and entered it into electronic health record (EHR) to ensure consistent documentation.

Key Accomplishments:

Supported doctors in diverse environments including the emergency room, outpatient cardiology, outpatient podiatry and outpatient pediatrics.

COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP

MISSION TRIP, Philippines, May 2017

SHEPHERD’S HOPE, Orlando, FL, April 2017

SPORTS PHYSICALS, Pine Hills, FL, 2016 – 2017

FL LIVING NURSING HOME, Forest City, FL, 2015

MOFFITT CANCER CENTER, Tampa, FL, 2009 – 2010

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

American Association of Surgical Physician Assistants

American Academy of Physician Assistants

Florida Academy of Physician Assistants

Physician Assistant Education Association



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