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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Multi-talented Senior Cardiovascular Technician offering 10+ years of healthcare experience . Proven success in leadership, operational excellence and organizational development with keen understanding of elements of cardiovascular medicine . Recognized for inspiring management team members to excel and encouraging creative work environments.

Skills
  • Security Clearance
  • Interpersonal and written communication
  • Equipment operation and maintenance
  • Training manager
  • Safety and compliance representative
  • EKG expert
  • Microsoft office
  • Ultrasound
  • Policy and procedure improvements
  • Staff leadership and direction
  • Quality assurance and patient safety
Work History
09/2015 to Current
Cardiac Cath Lab Technologist Broward Health North Lauderdale, FL,
  • Functions in the capacity of scrub tech, circulator, and monitor person for diagnostic and interventional procedures in the Cardiac Cath lab.
  • Assures appropriate consent forms are signed by patient.
  • Assures use of aseptic techniques involved with prepping and draping of procedure areas and equipment.
  • Prepares set-up of hemodymamic monitoring equipment, IVUS machine, EP equipment, defibrillators and other devices used in procedures.
  • Assists in placing specialized equipment and instruments into cardiovascular system for diagnosis and therapy, including balloon angioplasty, cardiac pacemaker/ICD and balloon pump insertion.
  • Inspects, maintains and adjusts cardiology equipment to maintain optimal functionality and diagnostic usefulness.
  • Operates diagnostic imaging equipment to complete contrast-enhanced heart and cardiovascular system angiograms.
  • Adheres to established policies, procedures and compliance for satisfactory audit rating.
  • Follows all departmental guidelines on safety and infection control while providing patient care, setting up, and disconnecting all equipment.
  • Maintains a clean, safe and orderly procedure environment. Contributes to the upkeep of the department work environment
  • STEMI and Emergency Pacemaker/ICD Insertion on-call team
09/2015 to Current
Registered Cardiac Sonographer PRN Walter Reed National Military Medical Center City, STATE,
  • Performed diagnostic ultrasound examinations, including 2D echo, Doppler, stress, and other echocardiographic tests. Prepared preliminary test measurements and facilitate understanding of echocardiograms
  • Conducted routine cardiac ultrasound techniques and examinations such as, adult echocardiograms, prepared patients and acquire stress echocardiograms
  • Assisted physicians with transesophageal echocardiograms and operative transesophageal echocardiograms
  • Obtained intravenous access and administered intravenous contrast agents such as Definity. Performed Saline Bubble Studies
  • Processed, labeled and organized diagnostic images to match with patient records.
  • Prepared preliminary echocardiogram reports and measurements for physicians
  • Maintained equipment in efficient operating order; performed scheduled preventative maintenance; contacted Biomed Department for major malfunctions
  • Knowledge and routine use of digital image storage system (PACS) and associated workflow software
  • Handled private and confidential information in compliance with hospital policies and procedures, including HIPAA.
09/2016 to 12/2019
Cardiology Clinic Assistant Workspace Supervisor Walter Reed National Military Medical Center City, STATE,
  • Lead Technician for Cardiac Rehabilitation Unit
  • Interpreted tests and identified arrhythmias and heart abnormalities on patient's EKG and reported to cardiologist.
  • Closely monitored patient condition during tests and alerted cardiac nurse if patient became stressed or conditioned worsened.
  • Assisted cardiac nurses with patient care and room preparation for tests.
  • Thoroughly explained process and procedure of tests ordered and answered patient questions clearly and concisely.
  • Prepared Holter Monitor/Ziopatch/CAM device equipment and provided instruction and demonstration of use for patients and families.
  • Cleaned and sterilized equipment after each appointment, changed batteries and checked for malfunctions.
  • Monitored patients' heart rhythms and functions through cardiac monitoring strips.
  • Reviewed patient medical history, previous cardiac tests completed and prior surgeries performed.
  • Conducted EKG, echocardiogram, stress tests and other ordered cardiac tests for 25 + patients per day.
  • Tracked findings of procedures such as EKGs using manual and automated recording devices.
  • Inspected, maintained and adjusted cardiology equipment to maintain optimal functionality and diagnostic usefulness.
  • Analyzed patient and family feedback to identify opportunities for staff recognition as well as areas for improvement.
  • Led, designed and implemented training programs and initiatives which contributed to 20 percent increase in productivity.
  • Resolved conflicts and negotiated agreements between parties in order to reach win-win solutions to disagreements and clarify misunderstandings.
  • Worked with Cardiology Service Chief to resolve staff problems, improve operations and provide exceptional customer service.
Certifications
  • Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Health Insurance Portability And Accountability Act Certification
Accomplishments
  • Used Microsoft Excel to develop training and safety compliance tracking spreadsheets.
  • Trained and Supervised 25 LPNs, CVTs and military medics in 4 years.
  • Collaborated with cybersecurity and IT systems engineering teams in the implementation of McKesson system in cardiology service department.
  • Technician of the Quarter twice within two years.
Education
Expected in 08/2015 to to
Certificate of Completion: Cardiovascular Technology
Medical Education And Training Campus - San Antonio, TX,
GPA:
Expected in to to
Associate of Arts: Pre-Medical
Palm Beach State College - Lake Worth, FL
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Medical Education And Training Campus
  • Palm Beach State College

Job Titles Held:

  • Cardiac Cath Lab Technologist
  • Registered Cardiac Sonographer PRN
  • Cardiology Clinic Assistant Workspace Supervisor

Degrees

  • Certificate of Completion
  • Associate of Arts

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