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Physician Assistant

Location:
Miami, Florida, United States
Posted:
August 17, 2018

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Kendra Wilson

*** ** ***** ****** *** *** Miami, Fl 33169

954-***-****

ac6pky@r.postjobfree.com

EDUCATION

Nova Southeastern University Physician Assistant Program, August 2017

Fort Lauderdale, Florida,

Master of Medical Science

Florida Atlantic University, August 6, 2013

Boca Raton, Florida

Cum Laude

Bachelor of Science, Biological Sciences and Premedical studies

CLINICAL ROTATIONS

Nova Southeastern University Physician Assistant Program

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

General Surgery 6 weeks

Holy Cross Hospital & Imperial Point Medical Center

Completed daily hospital rounds and assisted the surgeon by closing incisions and holding laparascopic camera for laparascopic procedures. As a student I was able to view robotic surgeries for appendectomies, cholecystectomies, hernia repairs, hiatal hernia repairs, and colon resections.

Emergency Medicine 6 weeks

Palmetto General Hospital Emergency Department

Repaired simple lacerations, incision and drainage of abscess, pelvic exams, and fluorescence eye staining. Took histories and performed physical exams.

Pediatrics 6 weeks

South Florida Pediatric Partners

Took medical histories and performed physical exams for well and sick children, ages ranging from infancy to 18 years old. Performed tests when necessary such as the rapid strep test.

Internal Medicine 6 weeks

Pinnacle Healthcare System

Took medical histories and performed physical exams for new and established patients. Performed cardiac specific exams on patients in this cardiology-based office. Took vital signs and evaluated urine samples, and performed EKGs on patients. Wrote SOAP notes for physician.

Psychiatry 3 weeks

Compass Health Systems

Took vital signs and medical histories for new and established patients. Interacted with patients with common psychiatric illnesses such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia.

Obstetrics & Gynecology 3 weeks

Dr. Grabois- Aventura Ob-Gyn

Assisted the physician during pap smears. Observed in-office procedures such as dilation and curettage and endometrial ablations.

Cardiology 6 weeks

Memorial Regional Hospital

Completed hospital rounds on new and established patients, wrote progress notes, suggested imaging and labs, and a treatment plan for patients. Took medical histories and performed physical exams for cardiac patients. Observed coronary artery bypass graft surgeries and cardiac ablations for patients with atrial fibrillation and supraventricular tachycardias.

Family Medicine 6 weeks

Dr. Pamela Stearns

Took histories and performed physical exams on new and established patients. Suggested imaging and labs and possible changes to treatment. Assisted physician with procedures such as pap smears.

Pediatric Gastroenterology 4 weeks

Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital

Completed daily hospital rounds. Gathered histories from children and parents and performed physical exams on patient in the hospital setting and office setting. Wrote progress notes for patients and suggested imaging, labs and possible treatment approaches. Help physician assistant calculate correct volume of formula and frequency of meals for patients with gastrostomy tubes or patients being fed through nasogastric tubes.

Endocrinology 4 weeks

Dr.Villafranca

Took histories and performed physical exams on new and established patients in the office setting. Wrote SOAP notes for physician. Suggested labs, imaging, and treatment options for patients. Assisted physician during procedures such as fine needle aspiration of the thyroid gland.

TEACHING INTERESTS AND EXPERIENCE

I have taught ages 5 to 17 years old as a substitute teacher in the Broward County Public School System and at Hollywood Academy of Arts and Sciences, beginning March 2014 to present. I currently work as a substitute teacher at Hollywood Academy of Arts and Sciences. In the fall of 2010, while pursuing my undergraduate education, I served as an undergraduate teaching assistant and lead one-hour general chemistry sessions before each scheduled general chemistry laboratory course. The purpose of these one-hour sessions was to help reinforce what was being taught in the general chemistry lecture, by providing a hands-on approach to the lecture material.

SPECIALIZED SKILLS

Leadership

Organization

Effective communication

Effective writing

Experience with Electronic Medical Records (Epic, E-Clinical Works)

Ability to teach children, adolescents, and adults

Detail-oriented

Analytical skills

Compassion

EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE

Substitute Teacher

Hollywood Academy of Arts and Sciences, Hollywood, Florida 2014-Current

Broward County Public Schools 2014

Maintain a healthy classroom environment in the absence of the teacher and teach lessons left by the teacher. I have taught grades kindergarten through eighth grade.

Student Office Assistant

Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida, 2012-2013

Helped students at Florida Atlantic University complete the process for obtaining disability services such as more time for their exams and the ability to take exams at our office. Served as a note-taker for students who had disabilities.

Student Health Assistant

Florida Atlantic University, Student Health Clinic, Boca Raton, FL, January - May 2011

Served as a receptionist by answering phones, scheduling appointments, checking patients in and out of the office, and completing other clerical tasks.

CURRENT CERTIFICATIONS

ACLS July 2016

BLS July 2016

PALS July 2016

Physician Assistant Certification October 2017 - December 2019

Florida Physician Assistant License December 2017- January 2020

California Physician Assistant License January 12,2018 – August 31, 2019

COMMUNITY SERVICE / CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

Hospice Volunteer 2012-2013

Hospice by the Sea at Memorial Regional Hospital South

Spent time with patients and helped nursing assistants by feeding patients. Provided emotional support to patients. Helped restock supplies in the patients’ rooms and maintained the kitchen area for family members and friends visiting patients.

Summer Medical and Dental Education Program (SMDEP) June-July 2011

University of Nebraska Medical Center

Omaha, Nebraska

During this six-week internship, I was exposed to coursework that would be taken in health professions programs such as anatomy and physiology, physics, and chemistry. I was able to shadow physicians and other health professionals in different specialties such as endocrinology and radiology. I received academic advising and valuable resources to help me prepare for application to a health profession program such as a physician assistant program.

Morale Chair Assistant January 2011- March 2011

Up ‘til Dawn at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL

Created fun activities for a fundraising event that Up ‘til Dawn organized to raise money for pediatric cancer research ar St.Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.

Fundraising Chair Assistant, October 2009- March 2010

Up ’til Dawn at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Fl,

Contacted different companies and obtained charitable donations or food donations for the event on behalf of St. Jude that was hosted at Florida Atlantic University.



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