I maintained and updated patient health information, transcribes physicians medical orders and notes. Assemble, stores and retrieves patient records. Prepare and complete admission and discharge paperwork. Files test and lab reports within medical records. Coordinates patient services by scheduling tests, treatments, and consultations for patients, responding to patient call lights, and arranging for patient transfers. Handles computers and Microsoft Excel.
Maintains strict confidentiality
Knowledge of medical term..
Knowledge of computers
Written & communication skills/excellent
Exercises good judgment
Strong work ethic
Team player/positive attitude
Associate (sales)11/2015 － 08/2016Younkers (Current Job)Des Moines, IA
Assisting customers with hard-to-find items.
Answering questions and ultimately getting customers to buy what they're selling.
Provide a variety of services, from helping customeres pick out items to ringing up your purchases.
Use cash registers to process transactions and am responsible for keeping track of all the money inside.
Encounters retail sales several times a day without realizing it.
Have a lot of patience to make retail sales because unfortunately, you will run into a fair share of difficult costumers.
Polite, friendly and have a very outgoing personality.
Having to know what I'm talking about; I need to know specifics about each item featured.
Work Long hours and weekends, required to work nights, weekends and holidays during the busy season.
Medical Unit Secretary09/1986 － 01/1980Bergan Mercy Hospital Omaha, NE
Handled most of non medical administrative task in medical unit.
Perform clerical duties including answering busy phones, distributing mail, preparing and filing paper work, and ordering and storing supplies.
Served as a point of contact for the nursing unit.'Responsible for greeting and directing visitors, relaying information and messages to patients and medical staff, and facilitating communication between the care unit and other health care providers.
Maintained and updated patient health information.
Transcribes practitioner medical orders and notes.
Assemble, stores and retrieves patient records.
various other a sundry clerical and nursing and patient care duties.
Medical Unit Secretary03/1986 － 01/2000Iowa Lutheran HospitalDes Moines, Iowa
Recorded and filed patient data and medical records.
Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving ability by addressing barriers to receiving and validating medical information within a nursing unit.
Carefully reviewed medical records for accuracy and completion as required for patient privacy.
Filed specific clinical findings (laboratory radiology and pathology reports as well as clinical studies) in support of existing diagnoses.
Strictly followed all federal and state guidelines for release of information.
Wrote clear and detailed clinical phone messages for nurses and physicians.
Maintained an organized logging system for tracking test results.
Scheduled patients procedures, tests, and transcribed physicians orders.
Completed new patient admits quickly and cordially.
Reviewed diagnostic and procedural terminology for consistency with acceptable medical nomenclature.
Verified and abstracted all medical data to assign appropriate codes for hospital inpatient records.
Carefully prepared, reviewed and submitted patient statements.
Ordering and stocking all medical supplies
Medical Unit Secretary07/1976 － 01/1980Mercy Hospital Medical CenterDes Moines, IA
Handled Most of non medical administrative tasks in medical units as a floater, trained to work from the ER to every nursing care unit.
perform clerical duties including answering busy phones, distributing mail, preparing and filing paper work, and ordering and storing supplies.
Transcribes Physician medical orders.
Assemble, stores and retrieves patient records.
Prepare and complete admission and discharge paper work.
Files test and lab reports within medical records.
Coordinates patient services by scheduling tests treatments, and consultations for patients, responding to patient call lights, and arranging for patient transfers.
As well as various other sundry duties.
Accomplishments, to be the backbone of the business operations.
They are the unseen hands who ensure that visitors smile, memos move and files remain confidential.
Unit secretaries need to update existing resumes or creating original resumes need to list relevant, credible workplace actions that tout their professional skills.
The career accomplishments section in a resume should represent more than a listing of duties.
it is not enough to state that you completed clerical tasks or furthered your education, without detailing the positive effects your actions produced.
Effective career accomplishments add a wow factor to their corresponding resumes.
Unit secretaries must avoid undervaluing their skills.
Physical Therapy Attendant11/1974 － 01/1976Mercy Hospital Medical CenterDes Moines, IA
Clean and organize work area and disinfect equipment after treatment.
Observe patients during treatment to compile and evaluate data on patients' responses and progress, and report to physical therapist.
Instruct, motivate, safeguard and assist patients practicing exercises and functional activities, under direction of medical staff Secure patients into or onto therapy equipment.
Transport patients to and from treatment areas, using wheelchairs or providing standing support.
Confer with physical therapy staff and others to discuss and evaluate patient information for planning, modifying and coordinating treatment.
Record treatment given and equipment used. Perform clerical duties such as taking inventory, ordering supplies, answering telephone, taking messages, and filling out forms.
Maintain equipment and furniture to keep it in good working condition, including performing the assembly and disassembly of equipment and accessories.
Various other a sundry duties.
Education and Training
1970High School Diploma:Des Moines Technical High School - General/required studiesDes Moines, IA, United States
1980Credits:DMACC - Medical TerminologyAnkeny, IA, United States
1980Certificate :Mercy Hospital Department of Healthe Eduation - Medical TerminologyDes Moines, IA, United StatesCertificate of Achievement awarded in recognition of dedicated effort and successful accomplishment of the Dean Vaughn Learning System Applied to Medical Terminology. Department of Health Education
0000Studies not completed:Western Iowa Technical College - Surgical TechnologySouix City , IA, United States
1980Certificate:Mercy Hospital, Department of Health Education - Information Service Clerk (unit secretary)Des Moines, IA, United States
Successfully completed the Information Service Clerk (unit secretary) Class
an in house course taught to train personnel in the communications and clerical responsibilities in support of the Nursing staff.
Excellent organizational skills the ability to communicate with a renge of people, anatomy, clerical, CPR certified, logging, Microsoft Excel, Nursing, pathology, patient privacy, personnel, physiology, problem-solving, radiology, receiving, phone, typing, Word processing, Excellent written and communication skills...Tact and diplomacy when dealing with sensitive information, and a professional attitude...
1970 High School Diploma : Des Moines Technical High School - General/required studies 1980 Credits : DMACC - Medical Terminology 1980 Certificate : Mercy Hospital Department of Healthe Eduation - Medical Terminology 0000 Studies not completed : Western Iowa Technical College - Surgical Technology 1980 Certificate : Mercy Hospital, Department of Health Education - Information Service Clerk (unit secretary)
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