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Jessica
Claire
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Professional Summary

Certified Dialysis Technician experienced working with End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) patients providing quality, compassionate care. Professional educator and trainer on dialysis equipment, procedures, and safety guidelines. Knowledgeable patient care tech 11 years of hands-on experience in hemodialysis, nephrology care, and end-stage renal failure treatment. Well versed in all elements of dialysis, including initiating and terminating treatment, educating patients and maintaining highest standards of sanitation and safety.

Skills
  • Patient education
  • Phlebotomy
  • Infection control standards
  • HIPAA
  • Dialysis treatment
  • Measuring vital signs
  • Biohazardous waste disposal
  • Direct Patient Care
  • Home health care expertise
Education
Penn Valley Community College Certified Medication Aide, Expected in No Degree : - GPA :
Penn Valley Community College Kansas City, MO, Expected in 05/2005 GED : - GPA :
Penn Valley Community College Kansas City, MO, Expected in 05/2005 GED : - GPA :
Accomplishments
  • Initiated and managed dialysis treatment for 16 patients daily.
  • Earned "tech of the year" 2015.
  • Completed advanced training preceptor, dialysis..
  • Improved inventory management 50% by introducing the new organizational system.
  • Trained over 15 staff on hemodialysis machine operations and proper connection to access the site.
  • Supervised team of 3 staff members,while in training.
Work History
Harris Health System - Certified Dialysis Tech
Katy, TX, Dec.10 - Current
  • Set-up equipment for dialysis and primed dialyzer in preparation for use.
  • Recorded patient's pre-dialysis weight, vitals and any new medical conditions.
  • Explained dialysis procedures to patients and answered questions and concerns prior to starting dialysis.
  • Cleaned and disinfected hemodialysis machines, chairs, trays, room and equipment.
  • Recorded client data on hemodialysis flow chart.
  • Provided in-patient care for 16 dialysis patients simultaneously focusing on providing clean, safe and comfortable treatment environment.
  • Administered medication such as Heparin, oxygen, anesthetic, and saline as needed.
  • Monitored each patient closely during treatment to check for any adverse reactions or change in condition and reported emergencies to attending nurses.
  • Conducted equipment and safety checks on hemodialysis equipment and supplies.
  • Set up and operated dialysis machines for patients receiving treatment for kidney failure.
  • Performed routine quality control and safety checks on all equipment.
  • Cleaned and connected to access sites, including fistulas, grafts, and catheters, by following infection control protocols.
  • Safely transported, transferred, and positioned patients on chairs for treatment.
  • Explained dialysis procedures and hemodialysis machine operation to patients prior to treatment to ease anxieties.
  • FolClaired directions when mixing dialysate and priming dialyzer with saline or heparinized solutions.
  • Started and ended reverse osmosis water systems and completed water quality monitoring tests.
  • Completed thorough assessments to understand current patient conditions and develop diagnoses.
Amita Health - Certified Nursing Assistant/Medication Aide
Ponca City, OK, 09/06 - 06/08
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Obtained client medical history, including medication information, symptoms and allergies.
  • Supported ambulation and physical therapy needs by conducting planned exercise routines.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
  • Cared for residents in assisted living facility and delivered high-quality support to meet all needs.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Checked patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure and blood sugar levels.
  • Oversaw and maintained patients' rooms, group living areas and nurse stations.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Maintained patient stability by checking vital signs and weight and recording intake and outtake information.
  • Monitored patient specimen samples and test results to effectively alert supervisors of potentially unhealthy changes.
  • Transported patients between rooms and appointments or testing locations.
  • Maintained best-in-class standards for individualized care in 65-bed unit by continuously checking in with patients and families and quickly providing care.
  • Provided care to patients throughout lifespan with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and culture.
  • Complied with all company-specific guidelines and performed hands-on nursing care to patients under RN supervision.
Research Medical Center - Certified Patient Care Technician
City, STATE, 07/07 - 01/11
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Obtained patient vital signs and reported results to staff nurse or physician, noting changes from prior measurements.
  • Maximized patient satisfaction by helping individuals carry out personal tasks such as dressing and walking.
  • Assisted nursing staff with respiratory, cardiopulmonary and physical therapies.
  • Responded to patient emergencies with immediate care and notified clinicians to provide comprehensive assistance.
  • Helped patients maintain healthy skin by checking wounds, assessing integrity and bathing bedbound individuals.
  • Answered patient assistance calls, assessed needs and offered qualified support.
  • Organized and replenished unit supplies to maintain team readiness for expected demands.
  • Maintained confidentiality of patient data and condition at all times to safeguard health information.
  • Warmly greeted patients and visitors and made each feel welcome.
  • Used wheelchairs, stretchers and movable beds to move patients between hospital locations.
  • Cleaned, sanitized and moved hospital equipment.
  • Lifted or assisted others to lift patients to move them on or off beds, surgical tables or stretchers.
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives
Plaza Manor - Certified Nursing Assistant /activity Assistant
City, STATE, 12/05 - 01/09
  • Cared for residents in assisted living facility and delivered high-quality support to meet all needs.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Oversaw and maintained patients' rooms, group living areas and nurse stations.
  • Checked patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure and blood sugar levels.
  • Delivered individualized patient care by recording vital signs, documenting observations, administering treatments and evaluating patient needs.
  • Participated in fun group activities with patients to boost mood, improve overall memory and provide light entertainment.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
  • Supported ambulation and physical therapy needs by conducting planned exercise routines.
  • Cared for clients with diagnoses such as respiratory failure, diabetes, Parkinson's disease and muscular dystrophy.
  • Reduced risks of patient infection and cross-contamination by cleaning and sterilizing equipment.
  • Transported patients between rooms and appointments or testing locations.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Complied with all company-specific guidelines and performed hands-on nursing care to patients under RN supervision.
  • Assisted coworkers in switch from [windows] to [Software] and completed subsequent training sessions in 3 dayatients achieve nutritional objectives

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Penn Valley Community College
  • Penn Valley Community College
  • Penn Valley Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Certified Dialysis Tech
  • Certified Nursing Assistant/Medication Aide
  • Certified Patient Care Technician
  • Certified Nursing Assistant /activity Assistant

Degrees

  • No Degree
  • GED
  • GED

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