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Physician Assistant

Location:
Buffalo, NY
Posted:
February 29, 2020

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Kelly E. Farrell

Physician Assistant Student

*** ****** **** *******, ** 14221

Tel: 716-***-**** Email: adb2ac@r.postjobfree.com

EDUCATION

Slippery Rock University- Slippery Rock, PA May 2020

Master of Science, Physician Assistant Studies

St. Bonaventure University- St. Bonaventure, NY August 2013- May 2017

Bachelor of Science, Human Movement Science

Minor in Biology

GPA: 3.88, magna cum laude

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Emergency Medicine February 24- March 25, 2020

WVU Medicine, Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, WV

Currently in progress

Internal Medicine January 20- February 19, 2020

UPMC Northwest, Seneca, PA William Fee, MD

Obtained histories and obtained physical examinations of new and established patients with various acute and chronic medical conditions in an outpatient, inpatient and nursing home setting

Performed annual wellness visits on patients over the age of 65

Ordered and interpreted appropriate laboratory tests and preventative health maintenance screenings

Educated patients on importance of health maintenance screenings such as colonoscopy, mammograms, annual eye examinations, etc

Interpreted EKGs, x-rays, DEXA scan results, and lab results.

Performed outpatient procedures such as cryotherapy, wound care and cerumen removal via curette

Family Medicine (Elective) December 09, 2019- January 03, 2020

Decker Family Medicine, Meadville, PA Martin Decker, DO

Obtained histories and performed physical examinations of new and established patients with various acute and chronic medical conditions in an outpatient setting

Educated patients on the importance of health maintenance screenings such as colonoscopy, mammograms, annual eye examinations, etc

Educated patients on the importance of medication compliance as well as the impact of health changes such as diet and exercise on various medical conditions

Psychiatry/Behavioral Medicine November 04- December 04, 2019

Wellington Retreat/ Family Center for Recovery, Lantana, FL Robert Moran, MD

Obtained comprehensive and follow-up psychiatric histories of both inpatients and outpatients

Documented daily progress notes and new patient admissions

Ordered and interpreted laboratory tests and results and adjusted medications accordingly

Contributed in medical decision-making and interpretation of progress for patients with various psychiatric illnesses

Participated in group therapy sessions, aiming to initiate group conversations among patients

Led group sessions on various mental health topics with 8-12 patients at a time

Scribed notes and documented patient interactions daily

Monitored patient “thread” of information 24 hours a day in order to stay up to date on current issues with assigned patients

Pediatrics September 30- October 30, 2019

Kids Plus Pediatrics, Cranberry, PA Multiple Preceptors

Obtained histories and performed physical examinations of new and established pediatric patients ranging from newborn to age 22

Performed comprehensive well-child visits and acute sick visits

Educated parents and patients on the recommended immunization schedule and safety as well as pediatric milestones children should be reaching

Interpreted a multitude of pediatric milestone forms including PEDS, M-CHAT

Performed outpatient procedures such as dental varnish, routine immunizations, throat and flu cultures, and finger sticks

Obtained vital signs on patients

General Surgery August 26- September 25, 2019

Surgical Associates of Clarion, Clarion, PA Multiple Preceptors

Completed outpatient history and physical examinations to determine surgical eligibility as well as for follow-up care

Rounded on patients post operatively to assist in management of care through history, physical examination, and interpreting daily lab results

Assisted in surgical procedures such as hernia repairs. Observed surgical procedures such as cholecystectomy, appendectomy, bowel perforation repair, colonoscopies, etc

Assisted in outpatient procedures such as excision and punch biopsies, sclerotherapy, joint injections, packing and cleaning wounds, wound vac assembly, injected local anesthetic in patients needing biopsy or excisions

Interpreted CT imagining results, biopsy results, x-rays, etc

Performed surgical skills such as surgical scrubbing, suturing, sterile gloving and gowning, drain removal, wound care

Pulmonology/Critical Care (Elective) July 22- August 08, 2019

Butler Health System Pulmonary Associates, Butler, PA Multiple Preceptors

Obtained histories and performed physical examinations of new and established patients in an outpatient setting

Rounded on inpatients in ICU and assisted in history, physical examinations and interpreting daily lab results

Interpreted chest x-rays, CT imagining results, PFTs, ABGs

Observed central and arterial line placement, endotracheal intubation and vent settings

Assisted in extubation of patients

Family Medicine June 17 – July 17, 2019

Eastern Shore Rural Health System Inc, Onancock, VA Sierra Cuppett, PA-C

Obtained histories and performed physical examinations of new and established patients with various acute and chronic medical conditions in an outpatient setting

Performed annual wellness visits on patients over the age of 65

Educated patients on the importance of health maintenance screenings such as colonoscopy, mammograms, annual eye examinations, etc

Ordered and interpreted laboratory tests and preventative health maintenance screenings

Performed outpatient procedures such as urine dipstick analysis, visual screening, hearing screening, EKG placement and interpretation, ear canal irrigation, pelvic and breast examinations, Papanicolaou cytology smears, immunizations, Unna boot application, wound care, stapling, cryotherapy, throat swabs and cultures

Orthopedic Surgery (Elective) May 2019- June 2019

Specialty Orthopedics, Hermitage, PA Robert Piston, MD & Drew Figan, PA-C

Assisted in surgical procedures including total hip & knee arthroplasty, arthroscopies, carpal tunnel release, ORIF, tenolysis, ligament reconstruction and tendon interposition, etc

Completed outpatient history and physical examinations to determine surgical eligibility as well as for follow-up care

Consulted emergency room patients and completed history and physical examinations to facilitate readiness for the OR

Performed surgical skills such as surgical scrubbing, suction and retraction, suturing, suture/staple removal, digital nerve block and surgical wound care

Rounded on patients post operatively to assist in management of care through history, physical examination, interpreting lab results and performing wound care

Obtained histories and performed physical examinations of new and established patients with various acute and chronic medical conditions in an outpatient setting

Performed joint injections of knees and shoulders, splinting and casting of forearms and lower extremities

Interpreted x-rays, MRIs and CT imaging results

SHADOW EXPERIENCE

Grove City Medical Center- Grove City, PA 21 hours 2019

UBMD Orthopedics- Buffalo, NY 30+ hours 2017

Bradford Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Group Intern- Olean, NY 75+ hours 2017

Kenmore Mercy Emergency Department- Kenmore, NY 60+ hours 2017

Kenmore Mercy Ambulatory- Kenmore, NY 20+ hours 2017

Buffalo Bills Training Camp Intern- Rochester, NY 40+ hours 2016

CERTIFICATIONS

Recognizing Child Abuse and Mandated Reporting February 2019- Current

Advanced Cardiac Life Support May 2018-Current

Basic Life Support February 2018- Current

NYS Registered Opioid Overdose Administrator January 2018- Current

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, Student Member 2019-Current

American Academy of Physician Assistants, Student member 2018-Current

HONORS AND ACTIVITES

Overall Excellence in Sports Studies Award- Honorable Mention May 2017

Dean’s List Fall/Spring Semesters 2013-2017

St. Bonaventure Division I Softball Team September 2013-May 2017

St. John Vianney 7th/8th Grade Girls Basketball-Assistant Coach Winter 2017

COMPUTER SKILLS

Computer charting and data entry experience with Medent, Epic & Kipu

Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint

REFERENCES

Available upon request.



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