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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -
Professional Summary

Outgoing, highly motivated Emergency Medical Technician effective at assessing emergencies of all kinds, including behavioral and substance abuse. Exceptional problem solver and fast learner. Extensive hands-on medical experience in high energy on-call environments, medical transport, and clinical work for my CNA certification with geriatric care in my time at nursing homes. itively impacting overall morale and productivity.

  • Infection control and aseptic procedures
  • Medical Records Management, Patient privacy
  • Multilingual, confident, desire to learn, fast learner
  • Knowledge and experience in operation systems used in EMS, CNA, and Medical Transport positions
  • Triaging, Confidence, Focus
  • Patient assessments through various vitals (BP, 12 lead, RR, HR, O2, Glasgow Scale, Skin and full body trauma assessments) with close monitoring
  • Direct patient care with both empathy and knowledge
  • Knowledge of medical terminology, medical equipment,
  • Patient testing (glucose, and so on)
  • Intake and discharge, quality control
  • Resource allocation
  • Safety compliance, #1
  • Equipment inspections
  • Cultural awareness
  • High-volume calls at certain rescue stations, and clinical work with high responsibility at nursing homes
  • Sense of urgency/imperativeness while calm under pressure
  • Respect and loyalty to fellow staff, the company, and patients
  • Exceptional focus and enthusiasm with multitasking
  • Reading with empathy, experience, and knowledge our patient needs
  • Knowledge and experience in operation systems used in EMS, CNA, and Medical Transport positions
Work History
10/2019 to 12/2019
CNA Wesley Homes Seatac, WA,
  • Three months of volunteer clinical work as I finished my CNA program
  • Helped patients effectively manage routine bathing, grooming and other hygiene needs
  • Assisted patients with mobility needs, including moving to and from beds, organizing wheelchairs and preparing assistive devices
  • Supported ambulation and physical therapy needs by conducting planned exercise routines
  • Cleaned and prepared rooms between patients, using aseptic technique to prevent infections and cross-contamination
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals
  • Obtained client medical history, including medication information, symptoms and allergies
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation
  • Cared for clients with diagnoses such as respiratory failure, diabetes, Parkinson's disease and muscular dystrophy
  • Complied with all company-specific guidelines and performed hands-on nursing care to patients under RN supervision
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment
  • Participated in fun activities, including nail and grooming and bingo with patients each to boost mood, improve overall memory and provide light entertainment
  • Transported patients between rooms and appointments or testing locations
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically-relevant symptoms
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding cognitively impaired patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing
  • Checked patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure and blood sugar to stay on top of symptoms and keep CNA, and Nurses informed of changes
  • Assisted with mobility devices and equipment to lift patients from chairs to beds, following all safety procedures to avoid injuries
06/2019 to 10/2019
EMT Cleveland Clinic Copley, OH,
  • Same as above positions @ Friendly Medical, and Cove City Rescue) -- I changed company/stations due to relocation to Greenville, NC
  • Eastern Pines Rescue was PT volunteer work for the station (getting to know Greenville)
  • Eastern Pines Rescue, Cove City Rescue, Friendly Medical.. all have open positions for me if I wanted to continue, but I'm looking for something new!
01/2019 to 10/2019
EMT Cleveland Clinic East Sparta, OH,
  • Assessed emergency situations, prioritized medical care for patients, including stabilizing patients and determining course of action based on triage
  • Superb performance for obtaining vital signs quickly and correctly
  • Remained level-headed with attention to detail as well as ongoing big-picture assessment to remain proactive during emergency situations
  • Remaining calm and focused while ongoing evaluation of patients' medical status and monitored vital signs during transit
  • Demonstrated dedication to providing quality care through continued training and education (ongoing)
  • Monitored and replenished ambulance supplies, maintaining well-stocked inventory and properly functioning equipment
  • Reporting full scene and play-by-play of care to receiving emergency department and doctors/nursing staff
  • Recording detailed legalized-documents such as patient care reports for station, and online filing system
  • Became familiar with an extensive list of medications, diseases, and disorders not only through schooling, but transport of patients to and from dialysis, and many other treatment facilities and medical appointments
  • For non-emergent transport keeping patients calm with friendly conversation, interest, while listening, showing empathy, and paying close attention to what they have to say
  • Administering medication needed delegated to me, to stabilize patients in field or transit
  • Communicated with lucid patients to gather incident and medical history information
  • Continued Con-Ed to further learning
  • Initiated outbound administrative requests by phone and in writing to accomplish
03/2017 to 05/2019
Server Woodfield Country Club Boca Raton, FL,
  • Maximized team performance by training new employees on proper food handling, guest expectations and restaurant protocols
  • Balancing management and helping co-workers, kitchen staff communication Assisted individuals in selecting meal options, including entrees and desserts and recommended alternative items for those with food allergies and gluten intolerances
  • Satisfied customers by keeping drinks topped off and anticipating needs such as condiments and extra napkins
  • Recommended daily specials, wine selections and desserts to guide patrons toward more profitable items
  • Completed opening and closing checklists, including emptying trash, restocking, inventory, detailed section/bar/kitchen cleaning and polishing silverware
  • Communicated effectively with management and kitchen staff regarding customer allergies, dietary needs and other special requests
  • 3 Communicated effectively with coworkers to ensure best possible service in regards to teamwork, consolidating trips, and ideas to help the restaurant run smoothly and efficiently
  • Operated POS terminals to input orders, split bills and calculate totals
  • Positive attitude and keeping the most important aspect of the restaurant to be customer service
  • Morgan's remained the #1 restaurant (and highest traffic) for the city on Trip Advisor the duration of employment - in addition to highest number of various "Best Of..." people/reader's choice each year
  • Allow flexibility with wherever needed: intimate dining, large parties in the private banquet room, expo for the kitchen, cocktail section, family dining, or outside patio
Expected in to to
Associate of Applied Science: Diagnostic Medical Sonography And Nursing
Pitt Community College - Greenville, NC,
  • ---current/ongoing education--
  • I currently have my CNA (top of my class). I'm finishing my NAII this summer after more volunteer/fieldwork. Will complete my RN at the end of next year
  • My options are still open which is why I plan to finish my medication aid this spring, and phlebotomy in the summer. I also have interested and studied a great deal in surgical tech. However, my instructors in the healthcare programs so far are pushing for me to go into nursing education, or PA
Expected in 12/2018 to to
Certificate / License: EMT / Emergency Medical Science
Craven Community College - New Bern, NC
Expected in 06/2011 to to
Master of Arts: Philosophy
Bristol University (UK) - Bristol, UK,
Expected in 05/2008 to to
Bachelor of Arts: Philosophy And Religious Studies
University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill - Chapel Hill, NC
Expected in to to
Associate of Arts: Philosophy, Marketing
University of North Carolina At Greensboro - Greensboro, NC
  • UNCG (2000-2002) Continued/Transferred to Chapel Hill to continue my BA

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School Attended

  • Pitt Community College
  • Craven Community College
  • Bristol University (UK)
  • University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
  • University of North Carolina At Greensboro

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