Certified Medical Assistant with 9 1/2 years experience in health care. Skilled in providing preoperative and postoperative care in the fields of Otolaryngology/facial plastic surgery and Orthopedics. Assisted in sterile operative procedures and daily in clinic patient care. Worked in urgent care providing triage information for up to 3 doctors while also providing advanced first aid and trauma care.
Certified Medical Assistant (American Association of Medical Assistants)
Registered Orthopedic Technician (American Society of Orthopedic Professionals)
Washington state health care assistant C,D,E
Basic Life Support/AED (American Heart Association)
*Developed patient care plans, including assessments, evaluations, and nursing diagnoses.*Helped physicians examine and treat patients by assisting with instruments, injections and suture removal.*Supported patients with customized patient teaching tools.*Ensured efficacy of treatments through monitoring of treatment regimens.*Provided treatment within scope of practice as defined by state law.*Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.*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.*Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care as part of a nursing team covering 8-10 high acuity patients per shift.*Ensured HIPAA compliance.*Ensured proper care for victims of domestic violence who presented to urgent care clinic.*Educated patients about their treatments.*Served as a liaison between patients and physicians to assist patients in understanding their treatment plans.*Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care.*Monitored patients with acute conditions.*Provided necessary health education training for patients.
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