Melissa Raspanti, PA-C, ATC
Aventura, FL 33180
To expand on my knowledge and skills as a Physician Assistant by obtaining a position in an organization committed to providing outstanding quality care.
Downstate, State University of New York
Bachelor of Science in Physician Assistant Studies
Graduated December 2011
Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training
Graduated December 2003
Mount Sinai Medical Center
Physician Assistant / Team Leader, September 2015 – Present
Supervise physician assistant’s and surgical assistant’s including but not limited to coordinating operating room coverage, training of new hires, managing of payroll and establishing more efficient work guidelines.
Assist attending surgeon in surgery to include but not limited to first or second assist, participate in teaching fundamental operating room techniques including tying knots, tissue handling and wound closures.
Obtain complete history and perform complete physical assessment on surgical patients.
Hostin Orthopaedics September 2013 – August 2015 Physician Assistant,
Perform comprehensive focused history and physical exams, interpret and correlate laboratory and diagnostic procedures. Interpret and correlate subjective and objective data to formulate a differential diagnosis and establish a working diagnosis.
Perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures including but not limited to joint and bursa aspirations, injections of joints, tendons, trigger points and bursa as well as brace, cast and splint applications. Order, prescribe, dispense and administer medication, orthosis, orthotics, braces and other Orthopaedic devices.
Assist in surgery to include but not limited to first assist, deep and superficial tissue closures, application of appliances and any other action delegated by the surgeon.
Restoration Spine and Sports Center March 2013 – September 2013
Perform frequent patient evaluations, including initial and on-going examinations, monitoring and tracking of health-related data, and both administering and tracking medication use for an extensive variety of conditions
Development of treatment plans, providing guidance throughout the diagnosis and treatment process, utilizing initial assessments to identify and follow correct medical direction
Order and interpreting diagnostic studies (XRAY, MRI, EMG/NCV, SSCP, bone scan, etc) to determine proper diagnoses
NCCPA, Physician Assistant Certified (PA-C) November 2012 – November 2018
Florida License – PA9108837
New York License - 016352
National Athletic Trainer’s Association Board of Certification (ATC) December 2004 – December 2019
Certification Number – 080402347
AHA BLS for Healthcare Providers (CPR & AED) Certified September 2017 – September 2019
AHA ACLS for Healthcare Providers Certified October 2016 – October 2018
LANGUAGE & COMPUTER SKILLS
Strong oral and written communication skills in English & Spanish
Clinical experience using Sunrise, MediTech, Mysis, QuadraMed and Microsoft Office computer applications
Detail oriented & articulate with extensive analytical, organizational and communication skills
REFERENCES FURNISHED UPON REQUEST