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Physician Assistant Medical

Location:
Hempstead, NY, 11550
Posted:
March 06, 2018

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KIMBERLY GONZALEZ, PA-C

OBJECTIVE

Licensed Physician Assistant with 7 years of medical practice experience with a strong clinical background seeking a position with opportunity to continue development and knowledge in the medical field.

EXPERIENCE

February 2015- Present Lenox Hill Hospital New York, NY

Physician Assistant- Orthopedic Surgery; Northwell Health

Serve as a first or second assistant in the operating room throughout various procedures within reconstructive joint surgery, arthroscopy, ACL procedures and etc.

Monitor the condition and progress of patients and reevaluate treatments as necessary, through in patient visits and during their inpatient stay.

Administer and prescribe appropriate courses of treatment including prophylactic and postoperative pharmaceutical medications

Advise and educate patients regarding effective infection prevention methods, nutritional status and diet.

Interpret and review patient diagnostic scans and discuss treatment options

Participate as a co-investigator in numerous clinical trials investigating new products and medications

Preform intra-articular injections to alleviate symptoms of osteoarthritis

Prepare patients for surgery through education, positioning, skin preparation and administration of local anesthetic

Communicate with patients throughout their stay and after to track postoperative progress, achieve effective pain control, and ensure optimal surgical outcomes

2012-2015 New York Presbyterian-Queens Queens, NY

Physician Assistant- Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

Diagnosed and treated common orthopedic problems through the use of X-rays and MRI technology

Postoperatively and intraoperatively preformed procedures including staple and suture removal, wound closing, smart dressing application,

Assumed responsibility for ordering and interpreting laboratory studies, imaging studies and procedures

Experience includes orthopedic acute care diagnosing, H&P;s. preoperative assessments, postoperative management, admissions and discharge summaries

Performed intra-articular injections

Rounded on inpatient surgical patients

EDUCATION

Class of 2011 St. John’s University Fresh Meadows, New York

Bachelors of Science: Physician Assistant Studies

Class of 2014 Dowling College Oakdale, New York

Master’s Degree, Healthcare Administration

LANGUAGES

English

Spanish

SKILLS

EMR profient (ECW, sunrise, allscripts)

Surgical first assistant

Inpatient and outpatient care

Patient counseling

Pain management

Diagnostic test interpretation

Post operative care



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