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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Professional Certified Hemodialysis Technician with [Number] years working in high volume dialysis center in busy urban location. Caring and supportive clinician committed to providing quality service to patients and maintaining high standard of cleanliness and hygiene in dialysis environment. Certified Dialysis Technician experienced working with End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) patients providing quality, compassionate care. Professional educator and trainer on dialysis equipment, procedures, and safety guidelines. Patient-focused Physical Therapist with extensive knowledge of sports injuries and therapy. Strong background in athletic coaching and personal training. Talented [Job Title] with extensive background in [Area of expertise]. Brings top-notch abilities and focus on patients' needs. Versed in current treatment protocols, terminology and billing codes. Skilled at patient relations, electronic charting and assessments. Well-trained and motivated to exceed expectations. Proven to bring results and work in fast-paced environments. Expert [Job Title] offers top-notch knowledge, abilities and education. Works great in team-based environments to optimize patient care and outcomes. Hardworking and driven to work quickly and effectively on projects in all types of environments. To seek and maintain a full-time position that offers professional challenges utilizing interpersonal skills, excellent time management and problem-solving skills. Friendly student available for weekend, evening and holiday shifts. Considered hardworking, punctual and driven.

Skills
  • Dialysis treatment
  • Advanced nephrology proficiency
  • Biohazardous waste disposal
  • HIPAA
  • Infection control standards
  • Patient relationship management
  • Patient education
  • Measuring vital signs
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Records management
  • Direct Patient Care
  • Phlebotomy
  • Diagnostic troubleshooting
  • EMR
  • Home health care expertise
  • Records management specialist
  • Patient-focused therapy
  • Broad understanding of Neurology
  • Trained in motor and cognitive skills therapy
  • Skilled in patient relations
  • Orthopedics specialist
  • Bone conduction testing
  • Trained in diagnostics and prognostics
  • Pediatrics knowledge
Work History
Dialysis Technician, 02/2017 - Current
Gila River Health Care Laveen, AZ,
  • Set up and operated dialysis machines for patients receiving treatment for kidney failure.
  • Cleaned and disinfected hemodialysis machines, chairs, trays, room and equipment.
  • Explained dialysis procedures to patients and answered questions and concerns prior to starting dialysis.
  • 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.
  • Measured and recorded patients' pre-dialysis and post-dialysis vital statistics.
  • Safely transported, transferred, and positioned patients on chairs for treatment.
  • Cleaned and connected fistulas, grafts, and catheters to prevent infection.
  • Followed directions when mixing dialysate and priming dialyzer with saline or heparinized solutions.
  • Started and ended reverse osmosis water systems and completed water quality monitoring tests.
  • Inventoried, ordered, and restocked equipment and supplies needed for hemodialysis treatment.
  • Provided consultation to patients on community support programs, ambulatory treatment options, or termination of treatment.
  • Provided in-patient care for [Number] dialysis patients simultaneously focusing on providing clean, safe and comfortable treatment environment.
  • Conducted equipment and safety checks on hemodialysis equipment and supplies.
  • Recorded patient's pre-dialysis weight, vitals and any new medical conditions.
  • Administered Heparin, oxygen, anesthetic, and saline as prescribed.
  • Recorded client data on hemodialysis flow chart.
  • Set-up equipment for dialysis and primed dialyzer in preparation for use.
  • Monitored each patient closely during treatment to check for any adverse reactions or change in condition and reported emergencies to attending nurses.
  • Devised treatment plans for disorders involving cardiovascular, endocrine and other internal systems.
  • Ordered diagnostic tests to investigate patients' concerns.
  • Updated patients' charts in electronic medical records with encounter information, prescriber notes and orders.
  • Completed thorough assessments to understand current patient conditions and develop diagnoses.
  • Assessed children's developmental progress, specializing in perceptual/sensory motor skills, fine motor skills and activities of daily living.
  • Helped patients obtain advanced treatment by referring to specialists.
  • Remained knowledgeable in CPT and ICD-10 coding principles, government regulations and third-party billing rules.
  • Ran successful practice with robust patient load and high satisfaction scores due to quality of care.
  • Scheduled patients for tests and consultations.
  • Communicated information to patients regarding requirements for appointments and test preparation.
  • Answered telephone calls to offer office information, answer questions and direct calls to staff.
  • Managed office logistics by scheduling appointments, maintaining files and collecting payments.
  • Contacted hospitals to confirm patients medical histories and prevent inaccurate diagnoses and treatments.
  • Registered and verified patient records before triage with most up-to-date information.
  • Completed administrative patient intakes with case histories, insurance information and mandated forms.
  • Organized and maintained patient chart filing system to promote quick data finding for staff.
Patient Care Advocate, 03/2016 - 12/2017
Giant Eagle, Inc. Boardman, OH,
  • Monitored progress and documented patient health status changes to keep care team updated.
  • Developed rapport to create safe and trusting environment for care.
  • Facilitated communication between hospital departments.
  • Resolved problems with communication and billing to foster seamless services.
  • Upheld confidentiality requirements and regulatory compliance guidelines.
  • Resolved problems with areas such as communication and billing that could negatively impact services.
  • Coordinated charitable, government and community resources for patients.
  • Performed as subject matter expert for case management processes.
  • Connected patients with available community and charitable resources.
  • Liaised between hospital departments to facilitate effective communication.
  • Completed documentation of care, hospital actions and patient activities.
  • Maximized preventive care utilization to reduce hospital burden and help eliminate readmissions.
  • Measured effectiveness with team and implemented recommendations for long-term improvements.
  • Monitored ongoing care and proactively corrected problems.
  • Worked with patients and families to develop future plans and discuss care actions.
  • Provided subject matter expertise in case management and related procedures.
  • Updated documentation and reports detailing patient activities, care actions and hospital determinations.
  • Reviewed each step of patient care and made proactive adjustments to avert issues.
  • Assisted disabled clients to support independence and well-being.
  • Supervised daily activities and provided assistance to staff.
  • Increased utilization of preventive care to reduce readmissions.
  • Administered medication as directed by physician.
  • Evaluated effectiveness of current strategies with interdisciplinary team and utilized recommendations to make permanent improvements to care standards.
  • Maintained clean, safe and well-organized patient environment.
  • Maintained confidentiality of patient data and condition to safeguard health information.
  • Met with patients and families to discuss care and plan of action for future.
Medical Receptionist, 03/2016 - 03/2017
St Luke's University Health Network Phillipsburg, NJ,
  • Managed master calendar and scheduled appointments for providers based on optimal patient loads and clinician availability.
  • Checked patient insurance, demographic and health history to keep information current.
  • Coordinated patient scheduling, check-in, check-out and payments for billing.
  • Maintained current and accurate medical records for patients.
  • Referred and screened patients to make best use of resources, triage staff and serve community members.
  • Enhanced office productivity by handling high volume of callers per day.
  • Helped patients complete necessary medical forms and documentation.
  • Used computerized data management systems to organize immense datasets and coordinate care details for large patient bases.
  • Completed patient referrals to other medical specialists.
  • Organized paperwork such as charts and reports for office and patient needs.
  • Adhered to strict HIPAA guidelines to protect patient privacy.
  • Supported office staff and operational requirements with administrative tasks.
  • Completed and filed financial documentation for accounting purposes.
  • Offered ample support to team members with creative solutions to complex challenges regarding scheduling, conflict resolution and medical care.
  • Kept waiting room neat and organized by stacking magazines, removing trash and cleaning glass.
  • Disseminated sensitive patient information and coordinated with translators to offer personalized service to individuals from diverse backgrounds.
  • Responded to correspondence from insurance companies to verify patient's coverage.
  • Managed multi-line phone system and pleasantly greeted patients.
  • Contributed to and helped lead employee staff meetings, reporting trends in procedures, advising leadership on resources needed and preparing information to be disseminated.
Education
No Degree: Office Management, Expected in
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CSEC-Colorado Springs Early College - Colorado Springs, CO,
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Associate of Science: Nursing, Expected in
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Pikes Peak Community College - Colorado Springs, CO
GPA:
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School Attended

  • CSEC-Colorado Springs Early College
  • Pikes Peak Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Dialysis Technician
  • Patient Care Advocate
  • Medical Receptionist

Degrees

  • No Degree
  • Associate of Science

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