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Physician Assistant Nurse Practitioner

Location:
Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States
Posted:
February 05, 2018

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Kerri Orr, PA-S

*** ***** **** **** ******, PA **444

Phone: 570-***-**** Email: ac4co1@r.postjobfree.com

EDUCATION

****-**** ******’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies

Marywood University, Scranton, PA

-Anticipated graduation: May 19, 2018

2013-2017 Bachelors of Science in Pre-Physician Assistant Studies

Marywood University, Scranton, PA

-Minor, Nutrition and Dietetics

2009-2013 North Pocono High School, Moscow, PA 18444

PROFESSIONAL CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

Surgery, Dr. Timothy Farrell, Geisinger Community Medical Center, 5 weeks

Assisted in over 50 general surgery cases. Became familiar with both laparoscopic and robotic surgical techniques. Performed suturing on intra-operative cases. Assisted in performing pre-and post-operative assessments of surgical patients on rounds in the hospital. Performed histories and physicals on 20 patients/week in the outpatient clinic. Assisted in the diagnosis and treatment plan for operative and non-operative cases.

Pediatrics, Dr. Nasreen Battla, Tier Pediatrics, 5 weeks

Saw over 100 pediatric patients during the 5 week rotation. Performed histories and physicals on both well visits and sick patients. Performed immunizations on pediatric patients. Observed child growth and development. Assisted in the diagnosis and treatment plan for both acute and chronic care of the pediatric population.

Cardiology, Neil Heffernan, PA-C, Wilkes Barre Veterans’ Affairs Center, 5 weeks

Saw over 120 patients in the outpatient cardiology office. Performed histories and physicals on veterans. Examined individual EKG results for over 120 patients. Was an active participant in discussing the changes for cardiac medications for the patients. Observed greater than 15 cardiac catheterizations. Observed several transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiograms and assisted in analyzing the results.

Orthopedics, Dr. Theodore Tomaszewski, Geisinger Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, 5 weeks

Assisted in 10-12 surgeries per week – including shoulder, hip, and knee replacements, ACL reconstructions, and arthroscopic procedures. Assisted in performing pre- and post-operative assessments of surgical patients in the hospital. Performed corticosteroid joint injections on knees and shoulders. Assisted in the diagnosis and treatment of non-operative cases in the clinic. Assisted in the diagnosis and treatment of emergency room consultations.

Psychiatry, Dr. David Liskov, First Hospital + Christine Dopp, PA-C, CCS, 5 weeks

Performed psychiatric examinations on 10-12 patients/day at the Community Counseling Service Center. Assisted in performing psychiatric examinations on inpatient wards at First Hospital.

Family Medicine, Dr. Stanley Mielnicki, Sibbering and Mielnicki Associates, 5 weeks

Saw 20-30 patients per day. Performed comprehensive history and physical examinations on patients for both acute and chronic conditions. Discussed lab results with patients. Provided patient education. Was an active participant in forming or altering the patient treatment plan.

Internal Medicine, Dr. James Sheerer, Physicians Health Alliance, 5 weeks

Saw 10-15 patients per day. Performed comprehensive history and physical examinations on patients for both acute and chronic conditions. Discussed lab results with patients. Provided patient education. Was an active participant in forming or altering the patient treatment plan.

Emergency Medicine, Chelsea Armbruster, PA-C, Regional Hospital, 5 weeks

Expected to complete 2/5/18-3/9/18.

Orthopaedics, Scranton Orthopaedics Associates, 5 weeks

Expected to complete 3/12/18-4/13/18.

OBGYN, Dr. Frank Kolucki, Physicians Health Alliance, 5 weeks

Expected to complete 4/16/18-5/18/18.

HONORS AND AWARDS

2013 – 2016 Dean’s List, Marywood University

2013 – 2017 Marywood University Presidential Scholarship

2017 – 2018 Selected to perform a specialty track in orthopaedics and sports medicine during PA school rotations

EXTRACURRICULAR AND VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

2016-2017 Marywood Physician Assistant Class of 2018

Volunteered at St. Joseph’s center – helped to assist the residents with cerebral palsy in their daily routines.

Volunteered at the YMCA – recorded blood pressures and glucose levels for members of the community.

Volunteered at the YMCA Kids Health Fair – educating members of the society on oral health

May – July 2015 Geisinger Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine

Scranton, Pennsylvania

Shadowed the physician assistant and physician in the office. Observed routine care of osteoarthritis and sports injury patients.

May – July 2015 Children’s Advocacy Center

Scranton, Pennsylvania

Shadowed the pediatric physician at the center. Observed the interviews of abused children and the physical by the physician.

January – June 2015 Geisinger Community Medical Center ER

Scranton, Pennsylvania

Interacted with patients in the emergency room and assisted the physicians, physician assistants, and nurses

2014 – 2015 Student Government Association

Marywood University – Scranton, PA

Volunteered throughout the campus and in the local community

2014 – 2015 Alpha Sigma Psi

Marywood University – Scranton, PA

On-campus sorority committed to helping children

Participated in local community events including Kidstuff, March of Dimes, and the Scranton Thanksgiving Day parade

2013-2015 Pre-Physicians Assistant Society

Marywood University – Scranton, PA

INTERESTS AND ADDED QUALIFICATIONS

Interests:

Running marathons

Yoga

Added Qualifications:

HIPAA/HITECH training

Occupational Safety and Health Administration training

Medical Terminology Certification

Microsoft Word and PowerPoint

Trained in medical techniques such as:

-Injections -Foley catheter insertion

-Venipuncture -NG tube placement

-IV insertion -Pap smears/Pelvic exam

-Joint injection -Rectal exams

-Joint aspiration -Cerumen irrigation

-Splinting -Basic intubation

-Casting -Incision and Drainage

-Basic Suturing -Skin biopsy

RESEARCH, PUBLICATIONS, AND PRESENTATIONS

Cardiovascular health in individuals competing in marathons when compared to those individuals participating in moderate exercise, Masters Research Thesis, 2018

CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSURE

Advanced Cardiac Life Support – Commonwealth Health EMS

-February 22, 2016

Basic Life Support – Commonwealth Health EMS

-February 22, 2016

Safe Crisis Management – First Hospital

-October 5, 2017

REFERENCES

Justine Samanas

Physician Assistant

Clinical Coordinator and Clinical Professor at Marywood University

ac4co1@r.postjobfree.com

570-***-****

Dr. James Sheerer

Internal Medicine

Preceptor

570-***-****

Susan Haikes

Nurse Practitioner, Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

Preceptor

570-***-****



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