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Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Enthusiastic Unit Clerk/Telemetry Technician eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of medications and administration and training in Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support . Motivated to learn, grow and excel in health care .

Skills
  • First Aid and Safety
  • Patient Care
  • Care plan assessment
  • Progress documentation
  • Medication Administration
  • Detail-oriented
  • Organization and Time management
  • Self-motivated professional
  • Critical thinking
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Clerical
  • Analytical skills
  • Cleaning
  • Home Health Care
  • Maintenance & Repair
Work History
08/2019 to Current
Home Health Aide Ascension Health Weldon Spring, MO,
  • Provided transportation and appointments management.
  • Traveled to clients' homes to complete healthcare services and promote continuity of care.
  • Offered patients and families emotional support and instruction in preparing healthy meals, independent living and adaptation to disability or illness.
  • Assisted disabled clients to support independence and well-being.
  • Delivered compassionate care to improve and enhance patient lives.
  • Encouraged patients to participate in safe physical activity to help boost mood and improve overall wellness.
  • Offered support for client mental and emotional needs to enhance physical outcomes and overall happiness.
  • Followed nutritional plans to prepare optimal meals.
12/1995 to 01/2017
Paramedic Cooper University Health Care Marlton, NJ,
  • Triaged injuries by communicating with patients, bystanders and family members, and identified appropriate medical facility for transport.
  • Restocked ambulance with proper equipment such as vents, ET tubes, medication and IV pump tubing to maintain optimum inventory.
  • Administered fluid replacement via IV, IO and IM to replace fluid volumes and correct electrolyte imbalances.
  • Communicated with medical professionals in medical terms to relay patient needs and maintain accuracy.
  • Adapted treatment plans quickly and effectively based on changing patient conditions and reactions.
  • Delegated life-saving tasks to provide comprehensive treatment to triaged patients in emergency situations.
  • Stayed in constant communication with patients to continuously maintain care and comfort during transportation.
  • Administered tests and medication to stabilize patients in field or in transit.
  • Performed intubations to secure airway in patients under respiratory and cardiac arrest.
  • Worked en-route to hospital to prepare patients for arrival or surgery and control wounds.
  • Executed emergency diagnostic procedures to treat patients, including stomach suction, airway management and heart monitoring.
  • Communicated with lucid patients to gather incident and medical history information.
  • Communicated with treatment center personnel and dispatchers to provide information about situation, arrange reception of victims and receive instructions for further treatment.
  • Identified appropriate medications based on potential interactions with other medicines, accurately calculating correct dosages according to drugs on hand and patient's weight.
  • Developed and maintained rapport with coworkers and local hospital staff to facilitate efficient patient care.
  • Conducted equipment and vehicle checks to maintain continuous and safe operation.
  • Evaluated patient vital signs and status to determine care needs using pulse oximeters and electronic vital sign machines.
  • Administered continuous 12-lead electrocardiogram monitoring to record heart rhythms in patients with acute coronary syndrome.
  • Assessed patient condition through physical and verbal exams and by collecting information from others at scene.
03/2008 to 08/2008
Telemetry Monitor Technician Chi Health London, KY,
  • Monitored and documented heart rhythms according to physicians' orders.
  • Demonstrated in-depth understanding of telemetry equipment functions.
  • Followed all protocols to respond to irregular cardiac activity.
  • Observed and evaluated cardiac activity and reported changes to medical staff.
  • Assisted with improvement and implementation of cardiac log forms.
  • Inspected, maintained and adjusted cardiology equipment to maintain optimal functionality and diagnostic usefulness.
  • Supported healthcare team by maintaining responsibility for electrocardiogram monitoring, defibrillation and cardio rehabilitation training.
  • Registered patients by confirming identification, reviewing consultation requests and entering anticipated services to patient log.
  • Updated subject matter knowledge by participating in educational opportunities and reading technical publications.
06/2000 to 12/2007
Unit Clerk/Paramedic The Valley Health System City, STATE,
  • Answered unit calls and took messages for healthcare staff to maximize team productivity.
  • Charted vital signs and added telemetry strips to charts.
  • Prepared admissions charts and scanned records.
  • Interacted with customers by phone, email or in-person to provide information.
  • Delivered clerical support by handling range of routine and special requirements.
  • Monitored and communicated patient dietary plans to carry out physician orders and prevent errors.
  • Responded to and resolved diverse patient issues with speedy and knowledgeable assistance.
  • Orchestrated efficient and thorough replenishment of unit supplies to handle forecasted patient loads.
  • Answered multi-line telephone system, provided information and directed calls.
  • Monitored and documented heart rhythms according to physicians' orders.
  • Demonstrated in-depth understanding of telemetry equipment functions.
  • Followed all protocols to respond to irregular cardiac activity.
  • Observed and evaluated cardiac activity and reported changes to medical staff.
  • Assisted with improvement and implementation of cardiac log forms.
  • Inspected, maintained and adjusted cardiology equipment to maintain optimal functionality and diagnostic usefulness.
  • Tracked findings of procedures such as EKGs using manual and automated recording devices.
  • Utilized variety of technical equipment, including stethoscopes, thermometers and sphygmomanometers, to meet patient needs and prescribed medical therapies.
  • Supported healthcare team by maintaining responsibility for electrocardiogram monitoring, defibrillation and cardio rehabilitation training.
Education
Expected in 06/1995 to to
High School Diploma : Science
Hopkins High School - Hopkins, MN,
GPA:
Expected in 12/1995 to to
Paramedicine: Paramedicine
Mercy Ambulance/University Medical Center - Las Vegas, NV,
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Hopkins High School
  • Mercy Ambulance/University Medical Center

Job Titles Held:

  • Home Health Aide
  • Paramedic
  • Telemetry Monitor Technician
  • Unit Clerk/Paramedic

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Paramedicine

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