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Physician Assistant

Location:
Hazlet, New Jersey, United States
Posted:
August 09, 2018

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MELISSA HAWKINS PA

* ****** *****, ********* ***, MATAWAN, NJ

646-***-**** ac6l7n@r.postjobfree.com

OBJECTIVE

To be a physician assistant with the knowledge and skills to treat and comfort patients Relocating to Tampa, Florida November 2018

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

DEA Number acquired and maintained Florida Physician Assistant license maintained

Hyperbaric Oxygen Certification- 2014 NJ Physician Assistant license maintained

WORK OF EXPERIENCE

10/2011- 9/2012 Maimonides Medical Center Brooklyn, NY (Neurosurgical Physician Assistant)

-Inpatient management including participation in rounds and daily treatment plans

- Pre-op, post-op, and perioperative care;

- Surgical assistance in the O.R

9/2012-12/2015 Maimonides Medical Center Brooklyn, NY (Wound Care & Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Physician Assistant)

-Outpatient management of patient with both acute and chronic wounds

-Obtaining accurate histories and physicals

-Ordering and interpreting appropriate studies

-Formulating and executing appropriate treatment plans

-Minor office procedures including wound debridements and dressing applications

-Communicating with patients’ family members and home nursing teams to facilitate correct care in the home or rehab

- Working with Physicians of different specialties during office hours on various weekdays, including plastic surgery and podiatry clinic hours

- Supervising patient visits in Hyperbaric Oxygen Unit

1/2016- Present RWJBarnabashealth Clara Maass Medical Center (Wound Center & Hospital)

- Manage patients in the outpatient wound care center setting

- Initial assessment of new patients as well as maintenance of chronic patients

- Obtain history and physicals, order and interpret appropriate tests, formulate appropriate treatment plans

- Electronic chart documentation

- Office procedures including tissue debridement, wound cultures, blood draws, total contact cast application, advanced tissue grafts, negative pressure wound therapy application and education, incision and drainage, suture removal

- Manage patients who receive care at the wound center during in-patient hospital admissions and evaluate new wound patient consults:

- Assess patients during admission and maintain direct contact with attending to achieve progression in patient care

-Order appropriate tests and interpret them, work closely as part of an interdisciplinary team including regular contact with infectious disease, vascular, cardiac, and renal specialists

- Coordinate discharge planning and wound center follow up appointments with case managers and extended care facilities

- Participate in Surgical cases of wound center patients during admissions, including wound debridements, advanced tissue applications, bone resections and amputations, arthroplasty

PRESENTATIONS AND ACHIEVEMENTS

Speaker- 2016 Dr. Venkat Gandhi Memorial Symposium

“Venous Intervention Improves Patient Outcomes”

RESEARCH COORDINATOR & PRESENTER- 2016 Clara Maass Medical Center Quality Fair

“Venous Intervention Improves Patient Outcomes”

RESEARCH COORIDINATOR & PRESENTER- 2017 Clara Maass Medical Center Quality Fair

“Outpatient IV Antibiotics for Treatment of Cellulitis Improved Patient Outcomes”

Recipient- 2016 Award for Champion of Quality- RWJBarnabashealth Clara Maass Medical Center

PUBLICATIONS

Venous Intervention Improves Patient Outcomes

Caputo WJ, Kaplan MD, Kamieniecki, Hawkins M, Monterosa, Eagen K

Surg Technol Int. 2017 Jul 25;30:77-79

REFERENCES

Excellent references available upon request



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