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Physician Assistant Medical

Location:
Riverview, FL
Posted:
July 24, 2020

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MELISSA HAWKINS

***** *********** *****, *********, **, 33569

646-***-****

adet18@r.postjobfree.com

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

**/****- ******* ******* ********** Services Tampa, Florida (Wound Care Physician Assistant)

Management of acute and chronic wounds in the subacute rehabilitation facility setting

Working closely with Wound Nurses and Unit Managers in multiple facilities to ensure effective communication and excellent quality of care for mutually managed wound care patients

Obtain detailed history and physicals, accurately assess wounds at the bedside

Order and analyze appropriate tests including labs, imaging, and wound cultures

Develop appropriate treatment plans and communicate plans effectively with wound team and patients

Perform bedside procedures including debridement, incision and drainage of abscess, suture removal, and wound packing

Electronic chart documentation

1/2016- 12/2018 Clara Maass Medical Center Belleville, NJ (Wound Center & Hospital Physician Assistant)

Manage patients in the outpatient wound care center setting

Initial assessment of new patients as well as maintenance of chronic patients

Obtain history and physicals, order and interpret appropriate tests, formulate appropriate treatment plans

Electronic chart documentation

-Office procedures including tissue debridement, wound cultures, blood draws, total contact cast application, advanced tissue grafts, negative pressure wound therapy application and education, incision and drainage, suture removal

Manage Wound Center patients during hospital admissions and evaluate new wound patient consults

Participate in Surgical cases of wound center patients during admissions, including wound debridements, advanced tissue applications, bone resections and amputations, arthroplasty

9/2012-12/2015 Maimonides Medical Center Brooklyn, NY (Wound Care & HBO Therapy Physician Assistant)

Outpatient management of patient with both acute and chronic wounds

Obtaining accurate histories and physicals

Ordering and interpreting appropriate studies

Formulating and executing appropriate treatment plans

Minor office procedures including wound debridements and dressing applications

Communicating with patients’ family members and home nursing teams to facilitate correct care in the home or rehab

Working with Physicians of different specialties during office hours on various weekdays, including plastic surgery and podiatry clinic hours

Supervising patient visits in Hyperbaric Oxygen Unit

10/2011- 9/2012 Maimonides Medical Center Brooklyn, NY (Neurosurgical Physician Assistant)

Inpatient management including participation in rounds and daily treatment plans

Pre-op, post-op, and perioperative care

Surgical assistance in the O.R

EDUCATION

Wagner College Staten Island, New York

MASTER’S OF SCIENCE 2011 BACHELOR’S OF SCIENCE 2010

Master’s Thesis : "The Effects of Medication Use on the Age of Onset of Erectile Dysfunction."

ACHIEVEMENTS & PUBLICATIONS

Venous Intervention Improves Patient Outcomes

Caputo WJ, Kaplan MD, Kamieniecki, Hawkins M, Monterosa, Eagen K; Surg Technol Int. 2017 Jul 25;30:77-79

RESEARCH COORIDINATOR & PRESENTER- 2017 Clara Maass Medical Center Quality Fair

“Outpatient IV Antibiotics for Treatment of Cellulitis Improves Patient Outcomes”

Recipient- 2016 Award for Champion of Quality- RWJBarnabashealth Clara Maass Medical Center



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