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

Knowledgeable [Job Title] with [Number] 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. Patient-focused [Job Title] offering [Number]-year background and advanced nephrology proficiency to growing organization. Well versed in all elements of hemodialysis with success in quickly building rapport with patients when delivering exceptional service and care. Proven leader and skilled in training new hires and cross-training staff.

  • Experienced ER Phlebotomist with nursing home and additional healthcare experience. Proficiency in blood collection by venipuncture and capillary technique from patients of all different age groups. Comprehensive understanding of compliance and safety
  • CNA
  • CPR
  • Documentation
  • First Aid
  • Insurance
  • Leadership
  • Sskills
  • Medical Terminology
  • Modeling
  • Monitors
  • Nursing
  • Phlebotomy
  • Processes
  • Programming
  • Quality
  • Safety
  • Biohazardous waste disposal
  • Dialysis treatment
  • Advanced nephrology proficiency
  • Measuring vital signs
  • Infection control standards
Work History
Dialysis Patient Care Technician III, 01/2014 - Current
Umc Southern Nevada Las Vegas, NV,
  • Responsible for calculating and entry of individual patients dialysis machine programming for Ultra filtration goal, treatment time, Sodium modeling; and UF modeling as prescribed.
  • Inspects venous and arterial pressures ensuring pressures are within established limits.
  • Records accurate and timely information regarding vital signs and treatment parameters.
  • Calculates fluid removal or replacement to be achieved during dialysis procedure.
  • Monitors patients response to dialysis therapy.
  • Obtains intake information, patients post dialysis weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse rate, and respiration rate.
  • Inventoried, ordered, and restocked equipment and supplies needed for hemodialysis treatment.
  • Cleaned and connected to access sites, including fistulas, grafts, and catheters, by following infection control protocols.
  • Started and ended reverse osmosis water systems and completed water quality monitoring tests.
  • Followed directions when mixing dialysate and priming dialyzer with saline or heparinized solutions.
  • Measured and recorded patients' pre-dialysis and post-dialysis vital statistics, including weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse rate, and respiration rate.
  • Explained dialysis procedures and hemodialysis machine operation to patients prior to treatment to ease anxieties.
  • Performed routine quality control and safety checks on all equipment.
  • Set up and operated dialysis machines for patients receiving treatment for kidney failure.
Plasma Processor/Phlebotomist, 01/2009 - 01/2014
American Red Cross City, STATE,
  • Serve as a key member of the phlebotomy healthcare team for blood drives and plasma apheresis.
  • Skillfully draws and processes blood specimens from donors/outpatients as directed to ensure accurate results.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in taking patient medical histories and vital signs, as well as in performing venipunctures.
  • Skilled with using standard equipment including vacutainer tubes and butterfly needles.
  • Ensures the cleanliness, sanitation and maintenance of all facilities and equipment.
  • Ensures compliance with HIPAA regulations, and improves patient care/satisfaction.
  • Obtains intake information, including personal data, medical history, and insurance coverage.
  • Transports specimens to the laboratory for testing.
  • Collected blood samples using vacutainer tubes, tourniquets, syringes, butterfly needles, and straight needles.
  • Protected patients by following infection control, sharps disposal and biohazardous waste disposal procedures.
  • Determined donor eligibility by conducting screenings, interviewing prospective donors, and obtaining medical histories.
  • Logged patient information and recorded results into system using [Software] and [Software].
  • Drew blood from veins by vacuum tube, syringe or butterfly venipuncture methods.
  • Conducted venipuncture and other CT procedures.
  • Tracked collected specimens by initialing, dating and noting times of collection.
  • Maintained strict aseptic fields when collecting biological samples, minimizing staff and patient infection risks.
  • Assisted pathology team with skilled analyses by preparing tissue samples.
  • Assisted with safe transfusions by conducting tests and completing blood counts.
  • Set up, maintained and verified sterility of lab equipment and tools.
Emergency Room Technician, 01/2006 - 01/2008
Piedmont Medical Center City, STATE,
  • Cared for up to 200 patients within a 25 bed emergency room and 7 bed trauma unit.
  • Assisted with intubation of patients, life support systems, and general postmortem procedures.
  • Performed EKG’s, assisted with surgical wounds, blood glucose monitoring, obtained specimens, weights and vital signs.
  • Urine analysis and centrifuging autoclaving.
  • Followed all hospital policies and procedures and complied with local, state and federal agency and accrediting body guidelines.
  • Assisted in obtaining and documenting vital signs and placement of oxygen saturation, cardiac monitoring and non-invasive blood pressure monitoring systems.
  • Applied orthopedic devices like traction and OCL splints.
  • Assisted with resuscitation, CPR and emergency airway procedures.
  • Worked with nurses to assess patients and prepare for tests and procedures.
  • Assisted doctors with examinations of patients by taking vital signs, including blood pressure, height, weight and drawing blood.
  • Decontaminated and sanitized all equipment, instruments and supplies.
Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA): , Expected in
Atrium Health - Charlotte,NC,
Certified in First Aid & CPR: , Expected in
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Certified Nurse Assistant Certificate: , Expected in
Mercy School of Nursing - Charlotte, NC
: , Expected in 2004
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  • Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Technician, Fresenius
  • Certified Phlebotomist, Fresenius
  • First-Aid CPR and BLS Certifications 2000-Present

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School Attended

  • Atrium Health
  • Mercy School of Nursing

Job Titles Held:

  • Dialysis Patient Care Technician III
  • Plasma Processor/Phlebotomist
  • Emergency Room Technician


  • Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)
  • Certified in First Aid & CPR
  • Certified Nurse Assistant Certificate

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