Cardiology


Education:

DeSales University
Physician Assistant Program
M.S. In Physician Assistant Studies
Center Valley, PA
University of Scranton Bachelor in Biology
Minor in Health Care Administration
Scranton, PA

Work Experience:

Associated Medical Professionals of NY - Physician Assistant
January 2015 - Present

Evaluate and treat patients with acute and chronic urologic disorders in an outpatient setting.

United Medical Associates - Cardiology Physician Assistant

September 2010 - January 2012
April 2012 - January 2015

Evaluate and treat cardiac patients in an outpatient office setting; 25-30 patients/day/ Also treat patients in the hospital setting, 10-20 patients/day; responsibilities include monitoring stress tests and performing history and physical exams for patients undergoing a variety of cardiac procedures. Interpretation of EKG's and formation of patient care plans

Tier Orthopedic Associates - Physician Assistant
January 2013 - January 2014

Per diem position treating acute orthopedic injuries in an acute care clinic.

Guthrie Clinic Cardiothoracic Surgery - Physician Assistant
January 2012 - March 2012

One of three physician assistants rotating with 3 cardiothoracic surgeons. Duties included assisting in thoracic and cardiac surgeries. Managing post-operative patients. Pot-operative outpatient evaluations.

United Medical Associates Emergency Department & Binghamton General Hospital - Physician Assistant 
Per diem: September 2010 - January 2012
Full-time: October 2008 - September 2010

Perform focused history and physical examination of patient's with a diverse variety of emergent complaints in the main Emergency Department (level II Trauma Center and Regional Stroke Center) as well as Rapid Care. Interpretation of diagnosis studies and development of patient care plans.  Perform variosu procedures, including but not limited to, suturing, I&D, Joint reduction, lumbar puncture and splinting. 

Professional Associations:

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certified 
  • DEA Licensure
  • UHS Service Excellence Steering Committee August 2012 - January 2013
  • UHS APP ( Advanced Practice Provider) Board Member June 2012 - Present
  • Member of the APPA ( American Academy of Physician Assistants) 
  • NCCPA Certified (PANRE exam for recertification taken and passed 2/2014)