NIGEL M. PHILIP-ROUSSEAU. RPA
Driven and compassionate healthcare professional with 10 years’ hands-on experience in fast-paced residential and hospital environments. Accountable and responsible with a strong focus on patient wellness.
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
05/1994 to 09/1996 Biology/ Physician Assistant: Biology/ Physician Assistant City Collage of New York/Harlem Hospital PA program - New York City Coursework in Health Services. This consisted of the first year of Academic studies. The second year consisted external rotations at different hospitals & evaluations. Coursework in Community and Public Health.
NY License 005852
DEA MP 0715930
NJ License 25MP00026400
Personal and professional
Cultural awareness and
Relationship and team building
Confident public speaker
01/2014 to Current Physician Assistant
New York Spine and Sport
My responsibilities include initial evaluation of patients, in addition seeing patients for follow up evaluations, ordering diagnostic imaging, reviewing MRI, X-ray results with patients, administering Trigger point injections when needed. Joint Injections, i.e. Shoulder, Knee. Referring patients for pain management; Trans foraminal Lumbar Epidurals Lumbar, Cervical. Or Facet Injections, Sacro Iliac Injections, Radio Frequency Ablations. PRP/Stem Cell treatments to joints, spine etc. Evaluating patients for Chronic Pain Syndrome, for possible SCS trials. Patient referrals for either Orthopedic evaluation, communication with PCP about their patients.
08/2013 to 08/2013 Physician Assistant All Family Neurology P.C. - Brooklyn, NY
My responsibilities included; initial evaluation of patients & follow up evaluations. Ordering diagnostic examinations, patient teaching, referring to
Specialist if needed. Review of all diagnostic tests & imaging. Help establish &
Assisted in pain management therapy, i.e. trigger point therapy, Ultrasound
Guided facet nerve blocks. Established and maintained positive relationships
With patient & their families, other area health care providers, physicians and
Community at large.
05/2009 to 06/2011 Physician Assistant Mount Sinai Medical Hospital - NY City, NY
Worked in The Neurosurgical ICU. Responsibilities included admission of patients to the Unit, obtaining sign out of post-op patients, ordering labs & diagnostic imaging, lab interpretation, arterial & venous line placements, patient intubations. Sign out on morning rounds,
01/2007 to 11/2008 Physician Assistant Superior Medical Rehab P.C. - NY City, NY
Initial evaluation of new patients follows up exams & evaluation of patients.
Evaluated patient care procedural changes for effectiveness. Order
Diagnostic testing, patient education, patient referral, pain management
Therapy; trigger point, ultrasound guided facet injections.
08/1998 to 03/2007 Physician Assistant Mount Sinai Medical Center - NY City, NY
Department of Neurosurgery. Admissions of patients to the floor, pare-op evaluations, order diagnostic testing, review of all pertinent lab work. Was first call for all Neurosurgical emergencies, & consults? Monitor & care for all post op Neurosurgical patients.
03/1997 to 09/1998 Physician Assistant Wellwood Medical P.C. - NY City, NY
Initial evaluation & admission of patients. Ordered diagnostic examination Testing. Did follow up evaluations that included ordering of lab work & interpretation. Family education, patient teaching. Evaluated patient care procedural changes for effectiveness.
Referrals to specialist if warranted. PEG tube insertions, wound evaluations &
03/1986 to 09/1993 Senior Cardiovascular Technologist Newark Beth Israel Medical Center - Newark, NJ
Employed in The Cardiac Catherization Laboratory. Performed recoding of all
Data during Cardiac Catherization procedures, Pacemaker implantation & AICD programming, cardiac mapping, tilt table evaluations, EPS studies. Assisted the Physician in Cardiac Catherization procedures, Angioplasties’. Was also responsible for pare-op & post- op care, EKG interpretation.
Available upon request