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Physician Assistant

Location:
Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, 19428, United States
Posted:
February 16, 2018

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JASON R. SAMMARITANO, PA-C

*** ********** *****

Harleysville, PA 19438

610-***-****

ac4hss@r.postjobfree.com

OBJECTIVE

Obtain a position as a Physician Assistant that will allow me to fully utilize my medical experience and education to provide the highest level of patient care PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

Physician Assistant Family Medicine, Grand View Health August 2014 - Present Lederach, PA

• Provide care for patients of all ages in a busy outpatient family medicine office seeing approximately 70-80 patients per week

• Utilize electronic medical record system in the office (Meditech)

• Elicit histories and perform physical exams on patients in the outpatient setting while constructing differential diagnoses based on pertinent information

• Interpret information elicited from patients and determine overall disposition

• Determine patients’ risk level for development of acute and chronic disease states

• Order diagnostic studies and interpret findings

• Devise treatment plans for acute and chronic problems under physician guidance

• Instruct and counsel patients regarding pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment options for acute and chronic problems

• Order home nursing care, physical therapy, wound care, speech therapy, occupational therapy, and other applicable services for patients

• Perform procedures in the office including Incision and Drainage, cerumen removal, removal of sutures, intramuscular injections, Digital Rectal Exam (DRE), Fecal Occult Blood Test (FOBT), and Electrocardiogram (ECG)

• Consult and collaborate with members of other medical specialties while initiating referral to appropriate healthcare providers

Physician Assistant Internal Medicine, Hospital Care Specialists April 2013 - August 2014 West Chester, PA

• Cared for patients in a wide variety of locations including the outpatient office, long term acute care setting (LifeCare Hospital), hospital setting (Chester County Hospital), and nursing home setting (Brandywine Hall)

• Utilized electronic medical record systems in the office (NextGen) and inpatient setting (Soarian)

• Elicited histories and performed physical exams (H&Ps) on patients in the outpatient and inpatient settings while constructing differential diagnoses based on pertinent information

• Recorded and dictated admission H&Ps in the hospital setting

• Recorded SOAP (Subjective, Objective, Assessment, Plan) notes on patients in the outpatient and inpatient settings

• Cared for patients maintained on ventilators, Bilevel Positive Airway Pressure (BiPAP), and Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) in the long term acute care setting

• Discharged patients from the hospital setting and dictated discharge summaries

• Performed procedures in the office including Holter monitors, spirometry, Incision and Drainage, cerumen removal, application and removal of dressings/sutures, intramuscular injections, Digital Rectal Exam (DRE), Fecal Occult Blood Test (FOBT), and Electrocardiograms (ECG) JASON R. SAMMARITANO, PA-C

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PROFESSIONAL HISTORY - continued

Sheath/Patient Care Technician, Doylestown Hospital August 2009 - September 2010

Doylestown, PA

• Cared for patients after cardiac catherization

• Assisted in process of sheath removal after femoral artery catherization approach

• Checked Activated Clotting Time (ACT) at the bedside in anticipation of sheath removal

• Performed necessary nurse aide and phlebotomy duties Certified Nurse Aide, Peter Becker Retirement Community Summer 2009

Harleysville, PA

• Provided a wide range of holistic care to geriatric patients in a skilled nursing unit Home Caregiver, Home Helpers Summer

2009

Lansdale, PA

• Provided a wide range of care to patients in nursing facilities and their homes Emergency Room Volunteer, Mount Nittany Medical Center Fall 2008 - Spring 2009

State College, PA

• Transported patients and files while assisting hospital personnel Physical Therapy Volunteer, Penn State Student Health Center Fall 2008

State College, PA

• Sterilized equipment and aided patients in exercise routines Emergency Room & Physical Therapy Volunteer, Grandview Hospital Summer 2008

Sellersville, PA

• Transported patients and files while assisting hospital personnel

• Aided patients in exercise routines

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS

• Actively licensed Physician Assistant with NCCPA, Pennsylvania State Board of Medicine, and State Board of Osteopathic Medicine

• Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies, Drexel University o Graduation date: December 2012

o Cumulative GPA: 3.60

• Bachelor's Degree in Biobehavioral Health, The Pennsylvania State University o Graduation date: May 2009

o Minor in Psychology

o Cumulative GPA: 3.73

• Member of Health and Human Development Honor Society, The Pennsylvania State University

• Undergraduate semester abroad at The University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia



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