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Physician Assistant Executive

Windermere, FL
August 01, 2020

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Tatiana L. Mesa Santander, PA-C

Windermere, FL 407-***-****


Internal Medicine Healthcare Management Family Practice

Compassionate and bilingual medical professional with experience in family/internal medicine and evidence-based practice. Proven history of success in detail-oriented and fast-paced work environments requiring a high sense of time management, organization, and confidentiality. Adept at collaborating with healthcare professionals, directing workflow, and prioritizing patient care. Skilled at performing physical examinations, interpreting laboratory data, and counseling patients and family members. Listens intently, demonstrates genuine concern, and fosters a calm and comfortable environment.

Assessments & Exams Lab Interpretation Evaluation & Diagnosis Evidence-Based Practice Clinical Operations

Patient Care/Counseling Training & Development Relationship Building Health Promotion Treatment Plans

Education, Professional Development, & Affiliations

Physician Assistant (PA-C) Certification – National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistant (NCCPA), 2015

Master of Medical Science/Physician Assistant with Highest Honors – Nova Southeastern University, Orlando, FL, 2015

Bachelor of Science in Biology – University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL

Associate of Arts Degree – Valencia College, Orlando, FL

Professional Development – CPR & AED Basic Life Support (BLS) HEDIS Measures Phlebotomist Cord Blood Collector

Fluent in English and Spanish

Professional Experience

MDY Primary Care Davenport, FL 10/2015 – 10/2019

Physician Assistant

Administered history intake and performed physical assessments and exams, ordering laboratory investigations and recommending the appropriate treatment.

Evaluated and interpreted laboratory results and imaging studies, determining the need for a higher level of care and referring patients to specialists when appropriate.

Provided medical treatment for chronic illnesses, including diabetes, hypertension, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, coronary vascular disease, hyperlipidemia, asthma, and obesity.

Operated, ordered, and interpreted basic 12-lead EKGs.

Completed comprehensive well women’s exams, including thin prep pap smears, pelvic exams, breast cancer risk assessments, birth control management, Depo Provera administration, and Gardasil counseling.

Diagnosed, assessed, and treated patients with mental health, substance abuse, and emotional disorders, including depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, personality disorders, and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

Managed weight loss patients by promoting healthy habits, including nutrition, physical exercise, and medications.

Completed therapeutic procedures, administering injections and immunizations.

Performed incision and drainage of cysts and abscesses, suturing, wound management, and foreign body removals.

Conducted rounds at Heart of Florida Hospital, collaborating with the supervising physician to manage acute and complex illnesses of hospitalized patients.

Composed FMLA documentation for patients.

Compiled data for HEDIS measures and applied medical risk adjustment for billing and coding, allowing insurance plans to assess the effectiveness of the practice.

Simplified the HEDIS collection process by assigning a specific insurance carrier to each staff member.

Served as preceptor to medical students and physician assistant students during family/internal medicine rotations as well as newly hired physician assistants and healthcare staff.

Secured patient trust and satisfaction, fostering a comfortable environment and delivering exceptional care.

Ensured compliance with privacy laws and HIPAA standards, protecting the confidentiality of patient interactions and documentation.

CORD:USE Cord Blood Bank Orlando, FL 2/2008 – 4/2013

Executive Assistant, 2/2008 – 4/2013

Provided administrative support to executive staff members, coordinating corporate meetings and events.

Revamped the CEO’s calendar to increase productivity and ensure optimal use of time.

Instructed patients, family members, and employees on cord blood collection processes and procedures.

Toured the blood bank facility to enhance knowledge and comprehend the complex process.

Cord Blood Collector, 9/2010 – 9/2011

Educated mothers in the labor unit about options to donate their infants’ umbilical cord blood, obtaining medical histories from mother and father.

Retrieved the placenta after delivery and collected blood from both the placenta and umbilical cord, calculating the number of nucleated cells.

Input information into the database, documented in charts, and shipped cord blood to laboratory for processing and cryopreservation.

Clinical Research Assistant, 9/2010 – 3/2011

Consented subjects to a research study on cord blood stem cell banking and transplantation.

Analyzed research and medical records of subjects within the hospital’s labor and delivery and neonatal units, determining eligibility of cord blood for clinical use.

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