Ambitious Spanish/English speaking Medical Technician, certified by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians. Responsible Medical Assistant with excellent communication skills, detail-oriented with extensive experience performing medical clerical duties and patient screenings in a busy clinical setting. I accomplished my hands on training at SAMMC, the largest DOD level one trauma center in the US.
While working at SAMC, I had the chance to work in multiple wards in order to enhance my skill level for military needs.
I worked multiple 12 hour shifts, both day and night shifts in the; ER, Pediatrics, PICU, Labor and Delivery, Orthopedics, Neurology and Trauma, Burn Unit.Developed patient care plans, including assessments, evaluations, and nursing diagnoses.Helped physicians examine and treat patients by assisting with instruments, injections and suture removal.Delegated staff nurse duties.Provided treatment within scope of practice as defined by state law.Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.Prepared for HIPAA and JCAHO reviews, ensuring required brochures and pamphlets were available to patients in all clinics.Performed pregnancy tests and sent specimens for laboratory testing.Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.Escorted patients to examination rooms and prepared them for physician exams.Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented progress of individuals participating in clinical trials.Ensured proper care for victims of domestic violence who presented to urgent care clinic.Tested patients' blood glucose levels.Provided caring companionship to elderly and developmentally disabled patients.Prepared specimens for analysis and established proper chronological priorities in testing.
Member of the Science Club since Freshman year. Maintained a GPA of 3.8 and achieved Principals Honor Roll. Coursework in Honors Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Introduction to medical careers.
While attending Cerritos community college, I majored in Biology. I worked full time as an Assistant manager at Little Caesar's, and earned a GPA of 3.7.
METC located at Fort Sam Houston, in San Antonio was were I earned by training as a National Registered EMT. Here we had related coursework towards a BA degree in Nursing. We were taught EMS, patient care, and all the skills equivalent to that of an LVN.
BLS - Basic Life Support
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
EMT-National Registry Emergency Medical Technician
12 Lead EKG expert
Excellent Patient Care
Experienced in obtaining manual vital signs
Practice in starting/flushing/removal of IVs
In Patient processing
BLS certified from the American Heart Association
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