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Physician Assistant

Livonia, MI
October 16, 2019

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Masters in Physician Assistant Aug **14 – May 2017

University of the Sciences Philadelphia, PA

Post Baccalaureate Pre Medical Program Aug 2010 – May 2012

La Salle University Philadelphia, PA

Dean’s List

Bachelor of Sciences in Nursing Aug 2005 – May 2010

Widener University Chester, PA

Dean’s List

Employment Summary

Interventional Cardiovascular Physician Assistant

Downriver Heart and Vascular Specialists July 2017 – present Southgate, MI

Inpatient – daily consults and rounding, Henry Ford and Beaumont health system

Outpatient – post procedure follow ups and cardiology follow ups

Built competencies and diagnosing and managing patients with post STEMIs, NSTEMIs, CHF, atrial fibrillation as well as other cardiac problems both in inpatient and outpatient setting

Conducted in-depth interviews to develop appropriate assessment and plan

Collaborated with 4 physicians regarding assessment and plan

Registered Personal Nurse Mar 2014 – Sep 2014

Employed by Sarah Home Health Services at Shannondell Audubon, PA

Assisted in patient’s daily needs and personal care.

Identified acute changes in mental and physical status of patients.

Documented patient care and communicated with families on patient status.

Administration of daily medications.

Physical Therapy Assistant Oct 2012 – Feb 2014

Myofascial Release Treatment Center Malvern, PA

•Collaborated with physical therapists to plan, manage and assess patient treatment in an acute care setting.

•Assessed patient progress before and after treatment to personalize future therapy and aid in recovery.

•Responsible for orienting trainees from other programs.

•Enhanced trainee experience by providing education material and volunteering as a mock patient.

Received "exemplary", "exceeds expectations", “helps to keep things flowing smoothly”, and “extremely organized and helpful” ratings on all performance reviews. Cited for excellence in communication, teamwork, flexibility and reliability.

Tutor Aug 2009 – May 2010

Widener University Chester, PA

Biology lab assistant Aug 2005 – May 2006

Widener University Chester, PA


Pennsylvania Higher Education Foundation Widener University, 2009


Physician Assistant: NCCPA 2017 - present

Registered Nurse: Pennsylvania board of Nursing 2010 – Present

Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers 2015 – Present

Advanced Cardiac Life Support 2015 – Present

Professional Memberships

Michigan Academy of Physician Assistants 2017 – Present

American Academy of Physician Assistants 2014 – Present

Sigma Theta Tau, International Honor Society of Nursing 2009 – 2010

Sigma Alpha Pi National society and leadership of success 2005 – 2010

National Student Nurses’ Association 2006 – 2010

Widener Student Nurses’ Association 2006 – 2010

Other Skills

Fluent in Arabic

EMR: Epic, Cerner Saorian, MDrhythm, gEHRimed, clickpoint, Care360.

Word, Excel, Power Point

Masters Project University of the Sciences, 2017

A systematic review: comparing appendectomy versus conservative treatment of acute uncomplicated appendicitis in adults.

Clinical Rotations: Jan 2016 – May 2017

Virtua Health System New Jersey

Internal Medicine and Intensive Care (5 weeks): Virtua Martlon and Voorhees, Dr. Angel Rodis and Dr. Andrew Lee.

Internal Medicine/Geriatrics and Sub acute rehabilitation (5 weeks): Virtua Berlin, Dr. Que Chi Wong and Dr. Joseph Conti.

Post acute care/internal medicine (5 weeks): Atrium and Virtua Berlin, Dr. Joseph Conti.

Family Medicine (10 weeks): Virtua Family Medicine, Dr. Max Burger.

Emergency Medicine (5 weeks): Virtua Voorhees Hospital, James Pratta, PA-C.

Psychiatry (5 weeks): Virtua Memorial Hospital, Dr. John (Jay) Case.

Surgery Vascular and General (5 weeks): Virtua Voorhees Hospital, Patricia Koper NP. Virtua Marlton Hospital, Danielle Gigantino NP. Drs. Augustine Nguyen, Jamal Shaban, Khaled Al-Badawi, Craig Zaretsky, Avi Galler, Ashish Bedi, and Joseph Zuniga.

Elective (General and Vascular Surgery) (5 weeks): Drs. Renato Briones, Rodolfo Pascual, Wilbur Bobila,Thomas Barnes, Gregg Baranski, and Robert Perez. Virtua Memorial Hospital.

Family medicine/ pediatrics (5 weeks) – Dr. Kenneth Wiseman.

OB/GYN (5 weeks): Virtua Memorial Hospital, Linda McMahon NP.

Medical Experiences

•Performed full physical examinations on all patients with a more focused exam based on chief complaint.

•Initiated the process of patient workup including diagnostic labs and treatment modalities based on patient presentation.

•Identified acute and chronic physical or emotional ailments by patient interview, chart review, observation, and interpretation of laboratory findings.

•Use of medical judgment to decide what clinical procedures patients need and when to refer.

•Educated patients on their diseases and recognition of their symptoms, minimizing relapse and promoting preventative medicine.

•Established treatment models that were personalized toward patients and their compliance using up to date recommendations.

•Increased patient satisfaction by updating patients on their results and studies in a timely manner.

•Successfully aided in promoting smoking cessation and dietary modification.

•Played an active and vital role in assessing for medical emergencies, initiating rapid responses, codes, and life saving measures.

•Promoted and reinforced safety, environmental, and infection control measures.

•Took initiative to work as part of a team, decreasing workload and burden, thereby expediting patient care.

•Experienced in basic wound care and bedside procedures, including but not limited to: Incision and drainage, debridement, wound dressing changes, wound suturing and stapling, placement of nasogastric tube and Dobhoff tubes, venipuncture, blood draw and initiation of intravenous infusion, intramuscular, intradermal, and subcutaneous injections.

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