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Physician Assistant Medical

Location:
Hallandale Beach, Florida, United States
Posted:
November 19, 2018

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Paula Centofanti, MPAS, MHS, MMSc, PA-C

**** * ********** ***** ****, 2005E, Hallandale Beach FL, 33009

ac7qqx@r.postjobfree.com

954-***-****

Summary: Experienced bi-lingual Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant with 11 years of experience in a busy level 2-trauma center focused on all aspects of patients including acute care, orthopedic injuries and traumatic wounds. I have superb interpersonal and leadership skills. In addition, I have extensive critical care skills caring for stroke alert, and stemi alerts.

Education

Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL 8/2005

Masters of Medical Science

Bachelors in Physician Assistant

Otterbein College, Westerville, OH 6/2003

Bachelor’s of Art Sports Medicine/ Athletic Trainer

Professional Experience

Palmetto General Hospital 10/2015 - present

EMERGENCY MEDICINE PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

Evaluation and management of all ED patients with specific responsibility for acute critical care and level 3 fast track side of ED, 30-50% of which being orthopedic-related

Extensive orthopedic injury management involving fracture and dislocation reduction, splinting, casts, interpretation of x-rays and CT scans

Traumatic wound closure of all types

Manage all levels of acute care

Analyze test results and information gathered during examinations to properly diagnose illness and injury

Explain prescribed procedures and discuss test results with patients and their families

Exhibit expert knowledge of policies, procedures, ethical standards and laws regarding the delivery of medical care

Strictly maintain the confidentiality of patients, families, colleagues and any sensitive situations

Rapidly assess and respond to medical emergencies

Kendall Regional Medical Trauma Center 10/03/2011 - 10/12/ 2015

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT – SUPERVISORY LEAD PA

Physician assistant student preceptor for 11 years

Administrative responsibilities including EMS QA and management of recruiting, training and overseeing other physician assistants in ED

Aventura Hospital and Medical Center 09/05/2005 - 10/01/2011

EMERGENCY MEDICINE PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

Please refer to current position at Palmetto for detailed information on job responsibilities.

Professional Memberships

Florida Academy of Physician Assistants

Member since 2005

American Academy of Physician Assistants

Member since 2005

Society of Emergency Medicine for Physician Assistants

Member since 2005

Fellowship in Integrative Medicine with Dr. Andrew Weil

Functional Medicine Practitioner certified



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