E. Marie Ostroff, MMS, PA-C
Medical Professional with desire to provide the best medical care to each and every patient. Fully vested in medical knowledge. Responsible, punctual, and energetic to produce timely patient visits, thorough diagnoses, and capable medical assistance within a cohesive environment with a supervising physician. Specialized skill set including Interventional Radiology experience.
SKILLS AND PROFICIENCIES:
Assessments / Diagnoses / Prescription writing
Detailed Histories / Lab Interpretations
OB-GYN / Pediatric Experience
Reading Radiographs / Ultrasounds
Suturing / Wound Care
Post Surgery Monitoring
Patient Education / Management Plans
Ultrasound guided procedures including biopsies (FNA and core), fluid aspiration, paracentesis and thoracentesis
Fluoroscopy (UGIs, esophagrams, barium enemas, pediatric, hysterosalpingograms, other fluoroscopy procedures)
Shoulder, knee and hip arthrograms and injections
Central line insertion
Dialysis catheter insertion (temporary and permcath)
Chest and arm port insertion
CT guided biopsies and abscess drainage catheter insertion
Biliary drain, abscess drain, nephrostomy catheter and gastrostomy catheter exchanges
IVC filter placement
Bone Marrow aspiration and biopsy
Masters of Medical Science & B. S. Physician Assistant Studies 2004 - 2006
Nova Southeastern University, Health Professions Division, Ft Lauderdale, FL
Medical Ethics / Medical Psychiatry
Physical Diagnosis Techniques I, II, III
Clinical Medicine and Surgery I, II, III
Pharmacology I, II, III / Clinical Pharmacology
Clinical Procedures and Surgical Skills
B. S. Biology 2002 – 2004
Nova Southeastern University, Ft Lauderdale, FL
Modern Physics I, II
Biochemistry / Organic Chemistry I, II
Biology Major 2000 – 2002
University of North Carolina, Charlotte, NC
Transferred to Nova Southeastern University
Supervisor: Dr. Andrew Hines 09/15-present
Conduct histories and physical exams for patients being treated in radiology; initial consultations for patients considering certain radiologic procedures; daily rounding; document patient visits; review in-house test; counsel patients; perform various procedures such as PICC insertion, central line insertion, dialysis catheter insertion, ultrasound guided procedures including paracentesis, thoracentesis, core needle biopsies of liver (random and masses) and soft tissue mass, fine needle aspirations of thyroid nodules and lymph nodes, CT guided bone marrow biopsies, fluoroscopy and lumbar punctures, arthrograms, joint injections and aspirations; use Canopy electronic medical record for documentation.
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Mecklenburg Radiology Associates
Supervisor: Dr. John Black and Dr. Alan Burns 11/12-08/15
Coordinate workflow in department for various procedures; perform various image guided procedures including procedures performed in ultrasound, CT and Interventional Radiology (procedures include but are not limited to: PICC insertion, Port insertion, Vas cath and Perm Cath insertion, venograms, image guided aspiration and percutaneous drainage catheter placement, image guided biopsies, abscess catheter exchanges, biliary drain and percutaneous nephrostomy catheter exchanges, fluoroscopy, lumbar punctures, myelograms, arthrograms and joint injections); perform histories and physical exams for patients being treated in radiology; initial consultations for patients being referred for certain radiologic procedures; order and review in-house test; daily rounding and patient management; use Epic electronic medical record for documentation.
Supervisor: Dr. Michael Kelley 10/08-11/12
Conduct histories and physical exams for patients being treated in radiology; initial consultations for patients considering certain radiologic procedures; daily rounding; document patient visits; review in-house test; counsel patients; perform various procedures such as PICC insertion, central line insertion, dialysis catheter insertion, ultrasound guided procedures including paracentesis and thoracentesis, fluoroscopy and lumbar punctures; use Canopy electronic medical record for documentation.
Supervisor: Mark Vincent, M.D. and Marlene Wallace, FNP 06/07 –01/09
Conduct focused histories and physical exams for limited medical conditions for pediatric, adult and geriatric patients; use EMR system to document patient visits; providing immunizations; interpreting in-house test; counsel patients; diagnose and treat patients. This position was a PRN position.
Concentra Medical Center
Supervisor: Perry DePietro, D.O. 05/08- 01/09
Conduct comprehensive physical exams for the Department of Transportation; certify commercial truck drivers; conduct comprehensive physical exams for employers; treat occupational injuries; work with workers’ compensation for various employers; provide urgent care services such as focused physical examinations, suturing, I&D, and other minor procedures, treat sick patients; order and interpret labs and x-rays; counsel patients as appropriate; diagnose and treat; use an EMR system to document workers’ compensation visits and occupational injuries.
Whitestone Family Medicine
Supervisor: Dr. Kenneth Edel, M.D. 01/07 – 01/08
Conduct comprehensive physical exams for pediatric, adult and geriatric patients; record and dictate progress notes; perform minor procedures including suturing, I&D, and ingrown toenail removal; interpret lab results and x-rays; counsel patients; diagnose and treat a variety of medical conditions; patient follow-up.
The Radio Jove Project: A Listen Into Jupiter
Graduate Thesis: “MMR Vaccine and Autism: No Established Link”
The Construction of a High Powered Rocket
National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
Base Life Support
Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Cardiac Life Support
AWARDS / HONORS
Beta Beta Beta Biological Honors Society
Alpha Chi National Honor Society
National Society of Collegiate Scholars
National Scholars Honors Society
NC license number: 0010-00733
NCCPA certification number: 1074277
DEA number: MO1548861
References available upon request.