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Physician Assistant Medical

St. Petersburg, FL
February 27, 2020

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Physician Assistant relocating to Savannah, Georgia, seeks full-time position that will utilize my energy and passion for providing quality patient-oriented care


NCCPA Board Certified

Current Florida State Physician Assistant’s License Pending Georgia State Physician Assistant’s License Employment Summary

November 2018 - Present Moffitt Cancer Center Tampa, FL Physician Assistant in a fast-paced outpatient hematological malignancy clinic, also with exposure to inpatient hematology/oncology. Involved in all aspects of patient care, including detailed history taking, physical examination, ordering and interpretation of laboratory tests and diagnostic studies, the development and implementation of treatment plans, and prescribing medications and chemotherapies. Applicable Skills

• Assisted multiple oncologists with the evaluation, management and treatment of a wide variety of hematological malignancies, including but not limited to Lymphomas, Multiple Myeloma, and Leukemias

• Functioned independently to perform complete histories and physical exams

• Ordered, scheduled and interpreted laboratory studies, imaging studies and diagnostic procedures, explaining the necessity, preparation, nature and anticipated effects of scheduled diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to the patient

• Collaborated with multi-disciplinary team, including oncologists, other advanced practice providers, radiologists, transplant specialists, to formulate treatment plans, using evidence-based practice guidelines and assessment tools

• Evaluated patients for clearance to receive chemotherapy; signed chemotherapy orders

• Monitored effectiveness of interventions

• Assisted patients presenting with acute illnesses (i.e. accommodated last minute add-ons)

• Attended to patient messages and calls

• Offered pre- and post-treatment psychological support

• Performed clinical assessment and management of radiation-related side effects

• Ordered consultations for ancillary services

• Completed documentation and patient billing in timely manner

• Facilitated patient and family education

• Determined eligibility of patient for entry into clinical trials

• Relayed appropriate information regarding patient care to the collaborating physician

• Acted as preceptor for physician assistant and medical students September 2017 - November 2018 Baycare Medical Group Tampa, FL Physician Assistant working in conjunction with upper extremity fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon for busy orthopedic practice. Strong presence in the operating room, inpatient and outpatient settings. Applicable Skills

• First-assist experience with variety of orthopedic cases, including but not limited to arthroscopic and open rotator cuff repairs, joint replacements (knee, elbow, shoulder), ACL reconstructions, arthroscopic meniscectomies, carpal tunnel and trigger finger releases, ORIFs of fractures (ankle, wrist, finger, hip); Proficiency in closing allowed surgeon to use two operating rooms

• Provided post-surgical wound care in inpatient and outpatient settings

• Applied and removed casts/splints

• Performed consultations in the hospital setting

• Rounded on post-surgical cases

• Performed history-taking, physical exam, diagnostic workup and treatment planning in outpatient setting

• Shared ER call responsibilities with attending physician, taking first call for three hospitals

• Shared office call responsibilities with other APPs

• Ordered and interpreted imaging studies (x-ray, CT scan, bone scans, MRI)

• Performed intraarticular (knee, shoulder), intramuscular steroid injections both with and without ultrasound guidance

• Performed joint aspirations, ganglion cyst aspirations

• Acted as preceptor for physician assistant and medical students

• Created bank of patient educational materials/handouts

• Worked in conjunction with physical therapists

• Performed bedside procedures, such as incision and drainage of abscesses and superficial and deep fascia repairs


2014-2017 Mercer University Atlanta, GA

Masters of Science, Physician Assistant Studies

Clinical Rotations

• Critical Care/Pulmonology Dr. Jeramy Mosburg, Bay Area Chest Physicians Clearwater, FL

• Obstetrics and Gynecology Dr. Martha Kapitz, Women’s Care Florida Tampa, FL

• General Surgery Dr. John Williams, Macon Surgical Associates Macon, GA

• Orthopedic Surgery Dr. Timothy Stapleton, OrthoGeorgia Macon, GA

• Cardiothoracic Surgery Dr. Joshua Rovin, Baycare Clearwater, FL

• Hematology/Oncology Dr. Nathan Fowler, MD Anderson Cancer Center Houston, TX

• Emergency Medicine Dr. Dennis Holder, Navicent Health Macon, GA

• Family Medicine Dr. Georgina Kalaitzidis, NE GA Physicians Group Gainsville, GA

• Internal Medicine. Deborah Miller, Morton Plant Hospital Clearwater, FL

• Pediatrics Dr. Lorraine Jarvis, St. Petersburg Pediatrics St. Petersburg, FL

• Psychiatry Dr. Marco Rabines, Centerstone of FL Bradenton, FL 2009-2013 Mercer University Macon, GA

Bachelor of Arts, Global Health Studies

Dean’s List (2010, 2011, 2012) and President’s List (2013) Shadowing Experience

Central Georgia Cancer Care Gretchen Suk, PA-C Macon, GA Scholarships

Georgia Association of Physician Assistants Excellent Student Scholarship 2017 Timothy Wade Physician Assistant Student Scholarship 2017 Mercer University Scholarship 2009-2013


PAEA Health Policy Fellowship, Washington, D.C 2015-2016 SAAAPA Advocacy and Policy Task Force Leader 2015-2017 Mercer PA Class of 2017 AOR Alternate 2015-2017

Jesse Mercer Steward 2015-2017

References available upon request

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