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Physician Assistant Medical

Location:
West Palm Beach, Florida, United States
Posted:
May 16, 2019

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Caitlyn Prucinsky MPAS, PA-C

Objective

Physician Assistant with 14 years of surgical experience as well as extensive experience in both the inpatient and outpatient settings whom seeks full-time employment that utilizes my skills, energy and passion for providing quality patient oriented care.

Licenses/Certifications NCCPA Board Certified

Current Indiana State Physician Assistant License

Current Florida State Physician Assistant License

Current DEA license

Basic Life Support Certified

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Certified

Employment Summary

September 2018 – Present South Florida Orthopedics Stuart, FL

Physician Assistant-Orthopedic Walk-In Clinic

Primary physician assistant at the Orthopedic Injury Walk-In Clinic in Tradition where I see 15-25 patients a day with all types of orthopedic complaints/injuries.

Perform certain procedures including, but not limited to: casting, splinting, fracture reduction, joint aspirations/injections, intraarticular blocks, and bedside I&Ds.

Set-up sterile instrumentation and assist the hand surgeon in our procedure room on his minor procedures every Wednesday--typically 4-6 trigger finger releases and/or nail bed removals. I would also perform the digital block prior to the procedure and suture the incision closed after the procedure.

December 2012 – September 2018 IU Health Methodist Hospital Indianapolis, IN

Physician Assistant-Orthopedic Trauma Department

Orthopedic trauma physician assistant in a Level 1 trauma center primarily inpatient-based.

Team Lead for the orthopedic physician assistant/nurse practitioners for four years

Involved in all aspects of inpatient care including orthopedic patient rounding, seeing in-house and emergency room consultations, admitting, and preparing and activating patient discharges

Perform certain procedures including, but not limited to: casting, splinting, fracture reduction, joint aspirations/injections, intraarticular blocks, superficial hardware removal, and skeletal traction pin placement

First- or second-assist in orthopedic trauma and joint replacement surgeries

Preceptor for physician assistant students from the IUPUI PA program

Participate in and evaluate patients for inclusion into our orthopedic research studies

March 2008-December 2012 Wishard Memorial Hospital Indianapolis, IN

Physician Assistant-Orthopedic Trauma Department

Orthopedic trauma physician assistant in a Level 1 trauma center with both inpatient and clinic based responsibilities

Inpatient duties included hospital rounding, writing progress notes and orders in the electronic medical record, preparing and activating patient discharges

Clinic duties included seeing new, return, and postoperative orthopedic patients, ordering appropriate labs and imaging, and providing follow-up

Performed certain procedures including, but not limited to: casting, splinting, fracture reduction, joint aspirations/injections, intraarticular blocks, and superficial hardware removal

Other duties included first- or second-assisting in the operating room and participating in orthopedic research and clinical trials

September 2004-March 2008 Indianapolis Neurosurgical Group Indianapolis, IN

Physician Assistant-Neurosurgery

Two and a half years exclusively as a first-assistant physician assistant in multi-physician neurosurgical group covering multiple hospitals, then worked one and half years as a private physician assistant for two neurosurgeons covering inpatient and clinical duties

Assisted in surgical procedures including, but not limited to: spinal fusions, craniotomies, microlumbar discectomies, cranial aneurysm clipping, kyphoplasties, subdural hematoma evacuations, ventriculoperitoneal shunts, and laminectomies

Other duties included neurosurgical trauma call an average of four days a month

May 2004-September 2004 Winona Hospital Indianapolis, IN

Physician Assistant-Bariatric Surgery

First assisted in bariatric surgery, including open and laparoscopic Roux-En-Y procedures

Additional duties included hospital rounds, writing progress notes, dictating discharge summaries, and seeing postoperative patients in clinic

Created pamphlets for prospective patients with all the necessary post-operative information they needed

Education

2000-2004 Butler University Indianapolis, IN

Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship recipient

Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences, Physician Assistant

2011-2012 University of Nebraska Medical Center Omaha, NE

Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies (through UNMC’s distance learning program)

Master’s research paper: “Nonoperative Treatment of Mid-Shaft Clavicle Fractures”

Professional Associations

American Academy of Physician Assistants

Florida Academy of Physician Assistants

Additional Skills

Proficient in sign language

Well versed in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)

Experienced in using Cerner and Gopher electronic medical records

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