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Physician Assistant

Location:
West Islip, NY, 11795
Posted:
March 25, 2019

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Resume:

Kelly Whalen, MPAS, PA-C

*** ***** ***** **. **** Islip, NY 11795

ac8v99@r.postjobfree.com 631-***-****

Objective: To obtain a position as a Physician Assistant.

Skills Experience:

Surgical first assist

Wound Vac placement

Wound Care/treatment

Areolar tattooing

Tissue Expansion

Suturing/Stapling

Subcutaneous steroid injections

Venipuncture/IV insertion

Splinting/Casting

Foreign body removal

Certifications:

NCCPA Board Certification October 2017

New York State Physician Assistant License October 2017

CPR certifications August 2016

(Advanced Cardiac Life Support/Basic Life Support/Pediatric Advanced Life Support)

AAPA – Fellow April 2016

Infection Control and Barrier Precautions April 2016

Montefiore Medical Center

Plastic Surgical Physician Assistant: August 2018-present

Working in a team with multiple doctors and Physician Assistants to most accurately treat and diagnose specific patients surgical and medical needs

Autonomy in managing multiple patients in a clinic setting

First assisting on all surgical procedures in the operating room

Performing minor procedures in the office base setting

Long Island Plastic Surgical Group

Plastic Surgical Physician Assistant: October 2016-July 2018

First Assisting on all surgical and office based procedures, cosmetic and reconstructive

Work collaboratively with various hospitals to follow-up on post-surgical patients through hospital rounds, as well as navigating through the numerous electronic medical record systems

Autonomy in managing scheduled office patients while efficiently incorporating unscheduled emergent cases

Proper use of wound vacs and tissue expanders

Nipple and areolar complex tattooing

John T. Mather Memorial Hospital

Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant: October 2016-present (per diem); June 2015-September 2016 (full time)

Managing complete patient care from intake through discharge

Quickly and efficiently assessing patients and formulating an appropriate plan of treatment, implementing the proper tests or procedures needed

Simultaneously managing varying levels of emergency room patient care from minor wounds to critical medical events

Competent in autonomous care of patients while balancing appropriate consult, feedback, and follow-up with attending physician

Education:

Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies January 2013-January 2015

Bachelors of Science in Health Science Touro College School of Health Science, Bay Shore, NY

Bachelors of Science August 2007-May 2011

University of Scranton, PA

References furnished upon request



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