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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
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Professional Summary

Diligent, accurate and reliable Health Technician, Laboratory Assistant, Emergency Room Technician, Phlebotomist and Client Services specialist, with a reputation for completing high quality, complex diagnostic lab procedures in a timely fashion and in accordance with HIPPA and JCAHO standards. Reliable and highly accurate, focused on quality completion of all lab procedures under tight deadlines. Works well under pressure while maintaining excellent patient satisfaction.

Skillful inpatient and outpatient procedures and policies Over16 years of experience and advanced training in therapeutic venipuncture and EKG 12 Lead, and Vital signs. Focused professional and successful in consistently meeting collection targets while advancing organizational mission. Highly knowledgeable in routine blood drawing procedures and using vacutainer tubes, tourniquets, syringes, butterfly needles and straight needles. Committed to maintaining highest quality standards when collecting, labeling and processing samples and specimens. Successful in encouraging team members to work efficiently and meet production targets. Well-organized, self-motivated and knowledgeable about successful strategies for managing fast-paced work. Veteran Healthcare Professional, with proven track record of excellence working in clinic and mobile settings.

Skills
  • Trained in HIPPA compliance
  • Sharp critical thinker
  • Inventory management aptitude
  • Microbiology wave testing
  • Proficient in Epic, Atlas, Cerner-Millennium, Microsoft word, and Excel
  • Client Services Specialists
  • Clinical microbiology competency
  • Emergency Room stat procedures
  • Health education
  • Infection control
Education
Portland City College Portland, Oregon, Expected in 2023 Associate of Arts in Progress : General Education - GPA :
  • Phlebotomy (cpt-1) Certificate
  • Graduate of a program of laboratory assisting, including phlebotomy, or comparable experience. Certificate of completion from a California State approved phlebotomy training program.
  • Minor in History and Law
Certifications
CPT-1, Current California Certified Phlebotomy Technician certificate. CPR Certified Healthcare Provider
Work History
Medulla - Healthcare Technician
, , Portland, United States 09/2022 - Current
  • Worked as part of team of physicians, nurses or other healthcare professionals to manage patient care by assisting with medical procedures or related duties.
  • Interacted effectively with patients, families, staff and other hospital department staff to deliver high level of customer service and teamwork.
  • Educated patients about procedures, answered questions and provided comforting words to control anxiety and enhance procedure results.
  • Documented observations and baseline measurements in medical records.
  • Provided care for patients based on physical, psychological, educational and safety criteria.
  • Checked patient identifying information against records to uphold strict security, safety and regulatory standards.
  • Collected blood samples using vacutainer tubes, tourniquets, syringes, butterfly needles, and straight needles.
  • Followed physician orders to correctly administer therapeutic phlebotomy.
  • Contacted physicians, nursing stations or reference laboratories for resolution assistance with unusual test orders.
  • Managed over 50 customer calls per day
Legacy Health - Lab Assistant /Phlebotomy Technician/Client Service Representative
, , Portland, United States 02/2019 - 09/2022
  • Collected blood samples using vacutainer tubes, tourniquets, syringes, butterfly needles and straight needles.
  • Followed physician orders to correctly administer therapeutic phlebotomy.
  • Centrifuged blood samples as outlined in clinical protocols.
  • Labeled transfer tubes and followed exact directions for handling and storing specimens for transport.
  • Obtained blood specimens by performing venipunctures.
  • Handled insurance verification tasks to validate patient insurance information.
  • Spoke with patient to gather information for lab records, reduce fear or anxiety and optimize cooperation.
  • Promoted mission, vision and values of organization and trained new clinical staff in phlebotomy procedures.
  • Reviewed patient records for accuracy and completeness.
  • Completed proper sanitation and cleaning of equipment and work areas between patients.
  • Followed established guidelines for reporting significant medical errors or unanticipated outcome in patient care.
  • Logged patient information and recorded results into system.
  • Drew blood from veins by vacuum tube, syringe or butterfly venipuncture methods.
  • Protected patients by following infection control, sharps disposal and biohazardous waste disposal procedures.
Kaiser Permanente - Laboratory Assistant /Client Service Specialist
, , Portland , Oregon 09/2015 - 10/2018
  • Collected blood samples using vacutainer tubes, tourniquets, syringes, butterfly needles and straight needles.
  • Validated blood and specimen collection orders, alerting nurses or physicians of discrepancies between order and nursing station logs.
  • Followed physician orders to correctly administer therapeutic phlebotomy.
  • Labeled transfer tubes and followed exact directions for handling and storing specimens for transport.
  • Centrifuged blood samples as outlined in clinical protocols.
  • Stocked phlebotomy cart or carrier with appropriate supplies.
  • Spoke with patient to gather information for lab records, reduce fear or anxiety and optimize cooperation.
  • Used personal protective equipment correctly to protect coworkers and patients.
  • Completed proper sanitation and cleaning of equipment and work areas between patients.
  • Promoted mission, vision and values of organization.
  • Handled insurance verification tasks using EPIC and CERNER to validate patient insurance information.
  • Drew blood from veins by vacuum tube, syringe or butterfly venipuncture methods.
  • Reviewed patient records for accuracy and completeness.
  • Followed established guidelines for reporting significant medical errors or unanticipated outcome in patient care.
  • Packaged and shipped specimens to central lab daily.
Doctors Medical Center- San Pablo - Lab Assistant 2 /Emergency Room Technician
, , 2000 Vale Rd. San Pablo, Ca. 94806 07/2006 - 10/2014
  • Carefully reviewed test results for accuracy
  • Phlebotomy
  • Emergency Room Assistant, 85 Stat ACLS , Blood Culture and Wound Specialist in conjunction with Laboratory
  • Preformed venipunctures for requested procedures on inpatients, outpatients, Emergency Room and entered in Laboratory Information Systems (LIS). Performed setups of Microbiology specimens including entering setup information in LIS.
  • Emergency Room, MICU, and Inpatients Medical STAT responder
  • Created worksheets and logged samples correctly into computerized tracking system
  • Ordered supplies, obtained pricing and quotes, prepared purchase requests and maintained organized expense log
  • Managed specimen sample handling, receiving, storage and inventory
  • Quickly mastered all computer systems for processing.
  • Unpacked and distributed laboratory supplies. Performed clerical duties as assigned.
  • Responded to dispatched emergency assignments quickly and safely
  • Strictly protected all information related to patient care activities and EMS operations
  • Prepared specimens for testing and analysis.
  • Assisted with ordering supplies and equipment, calibrating instruments and preventive maintenance.
  • Assisted in obtaining and documenting vital signs and placement of oxygen saturation, cardiac monitoring, and non-invasive blood pressure monitoring systems

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Portland City College

Job Titles Held:

  • Healthcare Technician
  • Lab Assistant /Phlebotomy Technician/Client Service Representative
  • Laboratory Assistant /Client Service Specialist
  • Lab Assistant 2 /Emergency Room Technician

Degrees

  • Associate of Arts in Progress

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