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Physician Assistant

Cary, North Carolina, United States
June 13, 2018

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Thomas Steele Jr



Duke University Physician Assistant Program, Durham, North Carolina Master of Health Sciences – May 2018

PA Certificate of Completion – eligible August 2018 University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida

Bachelor of Science, Health Science (Cum Laude) - August 2013 Bachelor of Science, Sports and Exercise Science (Cum Laude) - August 2013 Clinical Rotations

Internal Medicine Duke Wakelon Internal Medicine, Zebulon, NC Duke Regional Hospital, Durham, NC

General Surgery Charles George VA Hospital, Asheville, NC Plastic Surgery (elective) Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC Evidence Based Practice Project “Effect of intra-articular knee injections of Platelet Rich Plasma vs Hyaluronic Acid in adults with osteoarthritic pain” Women’s Health Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC Primary Care Sentara Family Medicine, Williamsburg VA Emergency Medicine Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC Behavioral Medicine Carter Clinic, Raleigh, NC

Pediatrics Lumberton Children’s Clinic, Lumberton, NC Orthopedics (elective) Charles George VA Hospital, Asheville, NC EXPERIENCE

Senior Exercise Physiologist

Center of Recovery and Exercise, Orlando, FL, 2013-2016

Developed activity-based treatment plans based on specific neurologic, orthopedic and musculoskeletal dysfunctions.

Performed therapeutic techniques including manual massage therapies, passive and active stretching, balance training, functional electrical stimulation, muscular and endurance strengthening, and proper gait training.

Educated and oversaw employees and interns on proper recovery methods and enforced appropriate practices.

Radiologists Extender/ Medical Support Team

Medical Center Radiology Group, Orlando, FL, 2012-2016

Supported radiologist and imaging staff by relaying accurate verbal medical and radiographic reports to physicians, nurses, and other healthcare providers in a timely manner.

Scheduled patients for diagnostic imaging, interventional and image-guided procedures including angiography, MRI, CT, X-ray, and ultrasound.

Operated EMRs including PACS, PowerScribe, McKession, and Pegasys Nuclear Medicine programs.

Payer/Reimbursement Analyst

Medical Center Radiology Group, Orlando, FL, 2012-2013

Analyzed explanation of benefits for unallocated claims.

Organized appeals, third party payment amounts and refund checks.

Researched credit balance accounts for overpayments.

Evaluated and prepared contestation letters for refund request. Physical Rehabilitation Intern/Volunteer

Memorial Hospital: [U18] Pediatric Sports Medicine, Miramar, FL, 2011

Assisted and supervised patients preforming therapeutic exercises and functional activities for varying orthopedic and sports related injuries.

Supported clinical team by documenting and charting patient medical data, including health history, progress notes and physical examinations. CERTIFICATION

PA National Certifying Examination – eligible August 2018 Advanced Cardiac Life Support Provider - July 2017- 2019 Basic Life Support Provider - April 2017-2019

Functional Electrical Stimulation and Ergometry - June 2013 SPECIAL SKILLS

Proficient in Duke-based EMR (EPIC, PACS), CPRS, PowerScribe, Practice Fusion, McKession, and Pegasys Nuclear Medicine programs.


Habitat for Humanity

Miracle League

Fundraising for St. Baldrick’s Foundation

Oceans of Hope Foundation


Eugene A. Stead PA Student Society, Duke University North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants (NCAPA) American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)

Physician Assistant Program Admissions Committee, Duke University

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