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Physician Assistant

Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
June 01, 2019

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Amy Friend

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A high-energy, peak-performing Physician Assistant with diverse experience providing quality professional care in both a clinical and administrative role. Ability to manage and prioritize tasks efficiently while maintaining a focus on patient satisfaction. A reputation for strong rapport-building skills and contributing to the growth of a successful medical team.

Summary of Qualifications

More than 14 years of health care experience in wide range of settings

First assist in over 800 laparoscopic and open obstetric and gynecologic surgeries

Residency trained in OB/Gyn with competence in bedside ultrasound

Educational coordinator for physician assistant team

Collaborated on multidisciplinary committee to assess and improve patient safety

Perceives areas of improvement and devises practical solutions

Regularly called upon by peers to be an advocate for the team regarding operations, workflow and scheduling

Assessment, diagnosis and treatment of patients in both a hospital and outpatient setting

Work Experience

New York Presbyterian: Lower Manhattan Hospital, NY, NY 09/2015 to present


Managed patient care in conjunction with the primary physician in labor and delivery, the operating room, and the emergency department

Performed a variety of major surgical operations as first assist and independently executed minor procedures

Educational support of PAs through journal club, skills training, simulations, constructive feedback and formal evaluations

Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 08/2014 to 08/2015

OB/Gyn PA Resident

Executed patient care in a high-risk setting while acquiring expert skills in labor and delivery, benign gynecology, the operating room, gynecology oncology and the emergency department

Responsibilities included managing triage, monitoring high risk labor patients, evaluating fetal heart tracings, first assist in the OR, pre and post-op care, ultrasound evaluation of OB patients, assessment and diagnosis of gynecological conditions, as well as coordinating multidisciplinary care

Collaborated with physician team regarding patient care

St. Louis University Hospital, St. Louis, MO 11/2010 to 12/2011

RN, Trauma/Surgery ICU

Performed direct patient care in a critical care setting

Managed ventilators, drip titration, and patient assessment

Performed wound care and dressing changes

Serving In Mission, South Sudan 10/2009 to 10/2010

RN, Clinic Supervisor

Supervised the clinical skills and continuing education of Sudanese health workers

Educational program development and coordinated hands-on learning techniques

Assessment, diagnosis & treatment of patients in an outpatient setting

St. Louis University Hospital, St. Louis, MO 05/2006 to 09/2009

RN, Trauma/Surgery step-down unit

Assistant nurse manager responsibilities including scheduling and staffing, resolving patient/family grievances, coordinating interdisciplinary care

Mentored and trained new nurses in addition to nursing students


Masters of Physician Assistant, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA May 2014

Paragon Award for Clinical Excellence

B.S. Nursing, Deaconess College of Nursing, St. Louis, MO May 2005

Summa Cum Laude


BLS – Basic Life Support

ACLS – Advanced Cardiac Life Support

NCC EFM – Electronic Fetal Monitoring

DEA – active license for prescribing narcotics

Professional Memberships

Association of Physician Assistants in Obstetrics and Gynecology


English: Native language

Spanish: Intermediate Listener, Novice Speaker, Intermediate Reading and Writing


Available upon request

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