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Physician Assitant Position

Miramar, FL, 33027
August 09, 2012

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Kelly J. Suarez, M.M.S, PA-C, MPH

**** ** *** ******* *******, FL 33027

Phone: 305-***-****

Email: kjcastaneda@


To attain a position in a practice where my skills, knowledge, dedication, and motivation are used and valued in a facility that provides optimal standard of care and patient satisfaction.


• New York Institute of Technology - Old Westbury, NY (2006-2009)

Degree: Master in Physician Assistant Studies

• Nova Southeastern University - Ft. Lauderdale, FL (2004-2006)

Degree: Master in Public Health,

Member of Delta Omega – Alpha Xi Chapter, Honorary Society in Public Health.

• University of Massachusetts - Amherst, MA (1998-2002)

Degree: Bachelor in Science

Major: Biology/ Pre-Med

Minor: Psychology


• Internal Medicine Associates and Specialties: Physician’s Assistant (May 2010- Present) Memorial Hospital West Pembroke Pines, Fl.

o Clinical Experience in a high patient base and fast pace Private Practice

o Hospitalist Experience, Credentialed in Memorial Hospital West, Memorial Hospital Miramar and Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital Regional


• Emergency Medicine/ Long Beach Hospital (Long Island, NY)

o Affiliate: New York College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYCOM)

• General Surgery/ North Shore Forest Hills Hospital (Queens, NY)

o Affiliate:; NYCOM

• Orthopedics/ St. Barnabas Hospital (Bronx, NY)

o Affiliate: NYCOM

• Family Practice Medicine/ St. Barnabas Hospital (Bronx, NY)

o Affiliate: NYCOM

• Internal Medicine-Nephrology/ Mount Sinai Medical Center (Miami Beach, FL)

o Affiliate: Nova Southeastern University (NSU); Barry University

• Internal Medicine/ St. Barnabas Hospital (Bronx, NY)

o Affiliate: NYCOM

• Pediatrics/ West Memorial Hospital (Miramar, FL)

o Affiliate: NSU

• OB/GYN/ North Shore Forest Hills Hospital (Queens, NY)

o Affiliate: NYCOM

• Psychiatry/ Holliswood Hospital (Jamaica Estates, NY)

o Affiliate: NYCOM

• Geriatrics/ Parker Jewish Institute (New Hyde Park, NY)


• Miami Research Associates: Clinical Research Coordinator, (2003-2004/ 2007) Miami, Fl.

o Responsible for obtaining consent and medical history, vital signs, ECGs

o Maintained source documentation, completion of CRF’s, recruitment and scheduling patients, regulatory documentation, and patient education

• Comprehensive Phase One: Research Data Coordinator, (2005-2006) Ft. Lauderdale, Fl.

o Identified, planned, and designed clinical trial studies

o Managed data entry into CRF”s, eCRF’s, EDC systems

• Gastroenterology Care Center: Personal Assistant to Hepatologist/ Clinical Research Coordinator (2002-2003) Miami, Fl.

o Coordinated Hepatitis B and C Research Studies


• Florida Academy of Physician Assistants

• American Academy of Physician Assistants

• New York State Society of Physician Assistants


National Commission on Certification for Physician Assistants Board Certified (March 2010)

• United States Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Administration Permit Eligible (March 2010)

o American Heart Association

o Basic Cardiac Life Support (9/2011)

o Advanced Cardiac Life Support (9/2011)

• New York State

o HIPAA Basics and HIPAA Clinical Care Job Training Section Certified

o NYS Child Abuse and Neglect Recognition Certified (November, 2006)

• New York State Department of Health and Education

o Infection Control Training and Barrier Precautions Certified


• Language

Fluent in Spanish

• Leadership

NSU Public Health Students Association (PHSA) Vice President (2005-2006)

UMASS Biological Sciences Club President (2001-2002)

UMASS Biological Sciences Club Vice President (2000-2001)

UMASS Biological Sciences Club Secretary (1999-2000)

• Community Outreach

Joe DiMaggio 5KRun yearly, Memorial Hospital Miramar

PHSA NSU-Department of Health/ HIV Education and Screening (2004-2005)

PHSA NSU/ Autism Walk (2004); Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

PHSA NSU/ Health Fair (2006); Belle Glades, Fl.

• Research: Master’s Thesis

Evaluation of the Efficacy of MTV’s Guide: “It’s Your (Sex) Life” as an Educational Tool for the Prevention of Sexually Transmitted Diseases

References available upon request

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