Dedicated Medical Assistant skilled in technical, clerical and patient support. Strong ability to communicate clearly and effectively to patients and staff.
Resourceful Medical Assistant with accredited training in clinical and laboratory procedures as well as 10+ years honing medical administrative skills on-the-job.
Detail-oriented Medical Assistant with extensive experience performing medical clerical duties and patient screenings in a busy clinical setting.
Certified Phlebotomist with NPA,
Registered Medical Assistant, American Medical Technologists, AHA Healthcare Provider CPR Certification,
BLS - Basic Life Support
to Current Certified Medical Assistant (Radiology/Laboratory, Pediatrics) Performs phlebotomy and other specimen collection procedures and, on a rotational basis, was required to run the front desk of the laboratory. This included responding to the patient call bell in a timely manner, accessing CHCS to order or retrieve patient lab requests, performing phlebotomy, and giving patients any pertinent data in regards to specimen collection. Served as a medical technician in the clinical laboratory with responsibility for performing and overseeing a wide variety of procedures in urinalysis, serology, chemistry, hematology, coagulation, microbiology, shipping and specimen collection of blood, urine, and other body fluids. Performed general clerk related activities in support of laboratory departmental requirements. Set up and monitored record-keeping systems and effective quality control procedures. Kept regular updates of DD2569 on an EXCEL spreadsheet. Booked referral appointments for MRI U/S and CT scans.
Cleaned and sterilized instruments and disposed of contaminated supplies.Organized, updated and maintained over 200 patient charts.Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.Escorted patients to examination rooms and prepared them for physician exams.Ensured HIPAA compliance.Served as a liaison between patients and physicians to assist patients in understanding their treatment plans.Maintained patient privacy and confidential patient information.
April 2012 Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans. Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care. Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented progress of individuals participating in clinical trials. Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate outstanding healthcare teams. Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation. Provided patient education. Ensured HIPAA compliance.Measured urine specimens and delivered them to the laboratory. Documented patient information obtained from interviews. Assessed patients and documented patient histories. Followed infection control procedures. Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure. January 2011 to January 2012 July 2011 to August 2011 January 2007 to Tested patients' blood glucose levels. Provided quality nursing care in accordance with resident care policies and procedures. Ensured safety and well-being of patients. Partnered with team of Registered Nurses to ensure over all well-being of all patients. Provided caring companionship to elderly and developmentally disabled patients. Showed patients to examination rooms and prepared them for physician exam. SouthEastern Regional Medical Center Certified Medical Assistant Provides nursing care to clinic patients, under the supervision of Mid-Level Providers, or Physician. Participates in assessments, care planning, patient/family education and other discharge planning and instructions, as delegated and supervised by Mid-Level Providers or Physician. Responsible for assisting providers with patient care, clerical, environmental and organizational task; responsible or performing those duties necessary to prepare and update patients medical records, greeting patients, providing information, communication scheduling appointments, assisting with the entering charges, posting receipts and working with other team members. Schedules referral appointments as instructed by medical provider, in accordance with procedure and for designated time frame, and maintains referral log in an accurate and up to date condition. Performs assessment procedures, administers medications, treatments and therapies, and assist providers with examinations, treatment and procedures. Ensures that examination and treatment rooms are clean and properly set up prior to each use, ensures the proper identification of a patent prior to performing any care. Accurately obtain, documents and relays vital signs and other biophysical and psychosocial assessment data/finding for each assigned patient in accordance with the procedure or instructions. Accurately performs designated laboratory tests in accordance with established procedure as assigned. Documents and reports to provider any abnormal or unusual test/assessment results or observations, following through to arrange additional tests, examinations, or procedures as instructed. Attends to patients needs with respect to hygiene, ambulation and comfort while they are at the clinic. Effectively explains purpose and nature of therapy, treatments or procedures to patient and /custodial adult prior to administration, so as to minimize anxiety and enhance cooperation. Telephone patients and relays result of tests, as instructed by provider, ensuring that any questions y patient are appropriately answered or referred. Documentation is accurate and timely, and reflects proper use of terminology. Administer/monitors medication with consideration to dosage, effects, and side effects. Accurately and properly y obtains blood, sputum and other designated specimens, immediately labels them with required information and places them in appropriate location for processing. Ensures confidentiality of patients and medical record. Stay within boundaries set by job description. Participates in, and assures that documentation of own continuing education and self development activities is current and valid by signing roster and submitting copies of CE certificates for transcript. Performs miscellaneous duties as needed to support clinic operations and provision of care. Stays competent to perform and performs the routine duties of a Certified Medical Assistant, in accordance with standards for the position as needed. Prime Pediatrics PC Fayetteville, North Carolina Medical Assistant Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans. Created children's area in waiting room to make practice more family-friendly. Provided necessary health education training for patients. Provided patient education. Ensured HIPAA compliance. Supported patients with customized patient teaching tools. Documented patient information obtained from interviews. Assessed patients and documented patient histories. Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment, and maintained patient flow. Provided treatment within scope of practice as defined by state law. Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions, and follow-up care. Followed infection control procedures. Maintained patient privacy and confidential patient information. Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure. Assisted patients with daily functions. Provided quality nursing care in accordance with resident care policies and procedures. Ensured safety and well-being of patients. Worked as part of team to ensure proper care of body mechanics and safety of patient. Assisted patients with games, crafts, cooking, music, reading and other activities. Prepared for HIPAA and JCAHO reviews, ensuring required brochures and pamphlets were available to patients in all clinics. Cleaned and sterilized instruments and disposed of contaminated supplies. Interviewed patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight and height. Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records. Showed patients to examination rooms and prepared them for physician exam. Old Dominion Medical Center RMA/CPT McLean, VA 20-30 blood draws a day, allergy shots, vaccinations , taking vitals, EKG'S, UA's assist with paps, January 2010 January 2007 to May 2007 January 2007 to January 2007 January 2006 to January 2006 January 2006 to January 2006 January 2005 to January 2005 January 2005 to January 2005 January 2004 to January 2005 January 2002 to January 2004 Pt/INR, ordering supplies, triage patients, calling in Rx's, notifying patients of lab results, autoclave instruments used daily, faxing, and general office duties as needed. Showed patients to examination rooms and prepared them for physician exam. Provided necessary health education training for patients. Ensured HIPAA compliance. Supported patients with customized patient teaching tools. Documented patient information obtained from interviews. Quadrant Inc. /NVPCCA Annadale, VA Medical Assistant Observed all aspects of daily activity in a physician's office, prepared patients for meeting with the doctor, Filed charts, Took blood pressure, weight, pulse, resp, height and temperatures of incoming patients. Performed spirometry test on patients, check PT/INR, Neb treatments, and set up sleep studies, call in prescriptions and other task as needed. Gastroenterology Assoc of N VA Fairfax, VA Medical Receptionist Greet all patients, verify insurance coverage, and check in, set appointments, collect co pays, set up new charts for new patients. Team Placement McLean, VA Medical Assistant Taking vitals, calling in prescriptions, assisting with minor procedures (ex: cryosurgery, coposcopy) preparing and sending in all specimens for urinalysis, blood work, pap smears etc. Sterilize all instruments daily, calling labs for patient's results, and general office duties. Woodlawn Medical Group Alexandria, VA Medical Assistant/Office Nurse Taking vital signs of patients, EKG, phlebotomy and injections, calling in, writing and faxing prescription refills, insurance authorizations and referrals, calling patients regarding test results, processing hemoccult cards and recording resulting patient charts, assisting the physician during physical exams and procedures, periodic inventory and ordering of lab, medical and office supplies, preparing bio-medical waste boxes for pickup, processing of daily correspondence such as lab results and letters from consultants by attaching them to patient charts for physician review, overseeing and becoming the OSHA officer for the practice, and any filing/faxing/or copying of charts that may need to be done. Shiloh Family Medicine P.C Alexandria, VA Medical Assistant Maintained high standards of excellence, cleaned, sanitized, disinfected all rooms, triage, monitored vitals, performed injections, urinalysis, blood work, glucose testing, EKG, schedule appointments, faxing. Center of Diabetes, Thyroid & Endocrinology Medical Receptionist Greet Patients, verify insurance, take co-payments, schedule appointments, referrals, bone density test, handle all incoming calls from doctors, pharmacist, and patients, faxing, and filing. Maurice Electrical Supply Human Resource Assistant Served as safety committee coordinator, served on newsletter committee, updated eTime for payroll, scheduled appointments for interviews, checked background for criminal records, faxing filing, phone cover for receptionist. Towne Park Ltd District Administrator Administrative) Maintain confidentiality, answered telephone in a professional manner in three rings or less. Manage office equipment maintenance and evaluated purchasing of office supplies. Kept office stocked with necessary items including office supplies and kitchen supplies. Provided administrative support (I.e. Typing, filing, copying, coordination of meetings, etc.) to District Manager. Participated in administrative staff meetings and attended other meetings and seminars. Maintained office files. Financial) Acted as Purchasing Agent for the district Ensured timeliness of weekly/monthly revenue and payroll report submitted to Corporate Office. Collected funds for district for monthly parking, invoicing. Ensure payroll Input Worksheets were completed. Human Resources) Maintained strict confidentiality related to applicants and employee information. Maintained weekly contact with Contract Managers to determine staffing needs and post job openings into the hob posting database. Placed local advertisements for open positions, Maintain data on recruitment activities, application flow, and interviews. Determined if conditional job offer should be offered to applicants and send appropriate notifications, verified and obtained references and work history information from prior employers, obtained criminal background checks and driving record information on all qualified applicants.
Measured urine specimens and delivered them to the laboratory.Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.Tested patients' blood glucose levels.
2013 Sanford Brown College Mclean, Virginia, United States Medical Assisting Associate of Applied Science Graduated with honors, Cum Laude.[Number] GPA
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