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

Highly motivated and committed Certified Medical Assistant with proven history of superior performance at individual, team and organizational levels. Strong ability to multitask and prioritize workloads with little or no supervision. Detail oriented professional looking to bring medical background and team building skills to deadline-driven environment. Also looking to advance and grow in the medical field.

Skills
  • Patient Care
  • Electronic health records
  • Infection control and aseptic procedures
  • Patient privacy
  • Charting and clinical documentation
  • Patient assessments
  • Phlebotomy
  • Monitoring patient progress
  • Simple dressings
  • Patient Scheduling
  • Data Entry
  • First Aid CPR and AED certified
  • EKG/ECG
  • Patient Treatment
  • Medical Assistance
Work History
Certified Medical Assistant, 12/2011 - Current
Unitypoint Health Ankeny, IA,
  • Promoted office efficiency, coordinating charts, completing insurance forms and helping patients with diverse needs
  • Collected and documented patient medical information such as blood pressure and weight
  • Enhanced patient outcomes by providing knowledgeable education on procedures, medications and other physician instructions
  • Assisted with routine checks and diagnostic testing by collecting and processing specimens
  • Prepared and administered medications to alleviate patient symptoms
  • Directed patients to examining rooms and coordinated transportation assistance as necessary
  • Called and faxed pharmacies to submit prescriptions and refills
  • Directed patients to exam rooms, fielded questions and prepared for physician examinations
  • Taught patients about medications, procedures and care plan instructions
  • Documented vital signs and health history for all patients every time
  • Sanitized, restocked and organized exam rooms and medical equipment
  • Communicated clearly and effectively with patients to verify information, determine purpose of visit and record medical history
  • Conducted preliminary evaluations, including measuring weight, temperature and blood pressure, and documented results with accuracy
  • Oriented and trained new staff on proper procedures and policies
  • Collected all pertinent data and calculations to aid physician in interpreting results
  • Explained procedures to patients to reduce anxieties and increase patient cooperation
  • Prepared blood, urine, stool and sputum lab specimens for diagnostic evaluation
  • Collaborated with medical and administrative personnel to maintain patient-focused, engaging and compassionate environment
  • Obtained client medical history, including medication information, symptoms and allergies
  • Documented vital signs and health history for 15-30 patients everyday
Medical Assistant, 11/2007 - 03/2012
Burrell Behavioral Health Conway, AR,
  • Supported duties for diagnostic and technical treatment procedures, such as setting up and operating special medical equipment and apparatus
  • Conducted preliminary evaluations, including measuring weight, temperature and blood pressure, and documented results with accuracy
  • Collaborated with medical and administrative personnel to maintain patient-focused, engaging and compassionate environment
  • Explained procedures to patients to reduce anxieties and increase patient cooperation
  • Obtained client medical history, including medication information, symptoms and allergies
  • Completed clinical procedures and gathered patient data for interpretation by physician
  • Sanitized, restocked and organized exam rooms and medical equipment
  • Oriented and trained new staff on proper procedures and policies
  • Submitted prescriptions to pharmacy via phone, fax or web
  • Prepared initial patient charts for admission
  • Obtained accurate medical histories from patients, highlighting critical information
  • Welcomed patients and inquired about well being since last treatment
  • Tested and recorded blood glucose levels
  • Reported any unusual or urgent circumstances in patients' condition or environment immediately to management
  • Gathered forms, copied insurance cards and scanned to collect patient information for billing and insurance filing
  • Monitored weekly quality controls
Medical Assistant, 08/2003 - 01/2008
Burrell Behavioral Health Lee's Summit, MO,
  • Implemented care and efficiency improvements to support and enhance office operations
  • Kept medical supplies in sufficient stock by monitoring levels and submitting replenishment orders before depleted
  • Collaborated with medical and administrative personnel to maintain patient-focused, engaging and compassionate environment
  • Updated inventory, expiration and vaccine logs to maintain current tracking documentation
  • Explained procedures to patients to reduce anxieties and increase patient cooperation
  • Obtained client medical history, including medication information, symptoms and allergies
  • Completed clinical procedures and gathered patient data for interpretation by physician
  • Maintained detailed records of test results by entering data and patient information into computer
  • Enhanced patient outcomes by providing knowledgeable education on procedures, medications and other physician instructions
  • Sanitized, restocked and organized exam rooms and medical equipment
  • Oriented and trained new staff on proper procedures and policies
  • Assisted physicians in follow-through of care
  • Submitted prescriptions to pharmacy via phone, fax or web
  • Prepared initial patient charts for admission
  • Attended required training, education and meetings
  • Taught patients about medications, procedures and care plan instructions
  • Prepared blood, urine, stool and sputum lab specimens for diagnostic evaluation
  • Obtained pre- and post-treatment vital signs and weight
  • Arranged surgeries with surgical center, confirming times with patients and preparing admission and consent forms
  • Gathered forms, copied insurance cards and scanned to collect patient information for billing and insurance filing
  • Documented vital signs and health history for 15-20 patients everyday
  • Monitored quality controls for all machines
Education
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2002
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Thornton High School - Daly Ciy ,
GPA:
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: Medical Assisting, Expected in 2003
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Bryman College - San Francisco, CA,
GPA:
Status -

Received Medical Assisting Certificate October 2013

: Nursing Education, Expected in
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Los Medanos College - Antioch ,
GPA:
Status -
  • Continuing education in Math, English, and Medical Terminology. In process of getting Associate Degree

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School Attended

  • Thornton High School
  • Bryman College
  • Los Medanos College

Job Titles Held:

  • Certified Medical Assistant
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Assistant

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Some College (No Degree)

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