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Physician Assistant

Charleston, SC
February 23, 2020

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Matthew Mantilla


Ambitious Physician Assistant student hoping to be a part of a dynamic healthcare team. Excellent work ethic, with a desire to improve as a health care professional. Collaborates well with others and willing to lead when appropriate. Reliable and adaptable person with excellent character references. Eager to learn and willing to work towards being the best healthcare provider possible.

Academic Profile

King’s College, Wilkes-Barre, PA

Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies Expected Graduation: August 2020

Bachelor of Science in Medical Studies Graduation: May 2019

Minors: Biology

Academic Recognition

Magna Cum Laude – May 2019, Bachelor of Science Dean’s List (all semesters)

Christ the King Scholarship Recipient (2nd highest honor)

Clinical Rotation Experience

Family Medicine – Physician Health Alliance, Covington Township, PA May – August 2020

Eric de Warren MD

oTo be completed

Obstetrics/Gynecology – Bergen-Passaic Women’s Health Center, Wycoff NJ March – May 2020

Meg Hainer MD

oTo be completed

General Surgery – St Luke’s Monroe, Stroudsburg PA February – March 2020

Clarita Coles PA-C, Geraldo Garcia MD

oTo be completed

Pulmonology – Wayne Memorial Hospital, Honesdale PA January – February 2020

Sean McVeigh MD

o240 hours, serving 231 patients

oConducted history and physicals in an office setting, while collaborating with lead Physician. Able to auscultate and examine various patients with pulmonological pathologies.

oInterpreted and ordered CT, PET and X-rays

Emergency Medicine – Lehigh Valley Hospital, Hazelton PA November – December 2019

Kerry Willis CRNP

o269 hours, serving 248 patients

oConducted history and physical exams in an emergency room setting on a diverse patient population presenting with various urgent/emergent pathologies.

oOrdered and interpreted diagnostic testing and imaging such as ECG, X-ray, CT scan, CBC, CMP and medications. Presented to supervising Physician Assistant or Physician.

oProcedures performed include laceration repair, incision and drainage, fluorescein stain, wood’s lamp, splinting, IV insertion, rectal exam and assisted in cardiac arrest protocol.

oUsed hospital certified language translating device when necessary for patient population

Internal Medicine – Volunteers in Medicine, Wilkes Barre PA September – November 2019

Francis Feudale DO

o246 hours, serving 189 patients

oPerformed history and physical examinations treating acute and chronic disease states. Including diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, heart disease, thyroid disease, and osteoarthritis

oOrdered and interpreted diagnostic testing and imaging. Properly prescribed and counted various medications in collaboration with Clinical Pharmacist.

oPerformed procedures such as cryotherapy, ECG set up, cerumen removal, intraarticular injections, pelvic exams, breast exams, IM/SQ injection, molar injection, tooth removal, electrode muscle therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy. Used clinic certified medical translating device for necessary patient populations.

oCollaborated with various interprofessional staff such as Social Workers, Chiropractors, Dentist, Nurses, Physicians, Homeopathic Medicine, and Clinical Pharmacist.

Pediatrics – Pocono Medical Center, Stroudsburg PA August – September 2019

Jose Bordas MD

o262.6 shift hours, serving 427 patients

oPerformed well child examinations, as well as assessing and treating acute and chronic pathologies.

oPerformed IM/SQ/ID injection, interpreted ECGs, cerumen removal, extremity immobilization, nebulizer breathing treatments, rapid strep test, and nasopharyngeal swab. Assisted in circumcision procedure.

oExamined patients in ICU settings while collaborating with attending physician.

Psychiatry – Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Wilkes Barre PA July – August 2019

Marcia Flugsrud-Breckenridge MD

o240 shift hours, serving 120 patients

oPerformed mental status exams, collected patient histories from patients with various mental health disorders and substance abuse problems.

oAssisted supervising Physician Assistants in developing proper treatment plans and medication adjustments in an inpatient Psychiatric ward setting. Collaborated with Clinical Psychologist in cognitive behavioral therapy.

oAssisted in developing treatment plans for patients in inpatient Substance Abuse Recovery and Rehabilitation (SARRTP). Plans sometimes included suboxone, Subutex and vivitrol.

oAttended various mental health programs aimed at assisting Veterans. Including Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous.

Related Experience

Certified Nursing Assistant

Brookmont Healthcare, Brodheadsville, PA August 2016 – August 2018

- Assisted patients with activities of daily living while collecting and recording vital signs on EMR. Assisted in catheter placement and collaborated with Physician and Nursing staff.

Student Volunteer

Geisinger Health center, Wilkes-Barre, PA June 2015 – August 2016

-Observed various providers and procedures in an emergency room setting. Responsible for taking vitals.

Other Work Experience

Landscaper Trout Lake Resorts, Stroudsburg PA May 2019 – August 2019

-Responsible for maintenance and grounds keeping. Assisted in painting, plumbing, and carpentry work.

Warehouse Associate Ringfeder Corporation, Westwood June 2015 – August 2017

-Responsible for receiving and shipping heavy machinery parts, as well as other miscellaneous tasks.

In-School Activities

Member of Pre-Physician Assistant Society Club Intramural Basketball Co-Founder of faculty-based podcast* Rock Climbing Club Member

*Responsible for initiating long form conversations with various academics in their respective fields across King’s College and the Wilkes-Barre Community

Volunteer Work

Pocono Ecumenical Hunger Ministry Habitat for Humanity

King’s College Fall SERVE

Special Skills/Certifications

-Trained in Epic and Medent electronic medical record programs November 2019

-American Heart Association, Basic Life Support May 2019

-American Heart Association, Advanced Cardiac Life Support February 2019

References Available Upon Request

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