Jessica Claire
  • , , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:
Professional Summary

Structured Lab Assistant/ EMT-B offering background in collecting, processing and analyzing various specimens. Familiar with basic medical terminology, laboratory protocols and testing procedures. Expertise in urinalysis and blood typing. Recognized for performing laboratory tests and procedures with attention to detail, optimum quality and expedience. Detail-oriented with experience at high-volume output labs. Skilled handling live-patient samples and maintaining laboratory equipment. Strong communication skills and talented working positively with colleagues in stressfulsituations. Insightful trained in laboratory procedures, equipment maintenance and inventory management. Supports lab operations with accurate documentation and organized spaces. Attentive to hospital protocols for handling Body Fluids, Blood and Sensitive test samples and patient information. Consistently relieves patient anxieties and maintains safety. Skilled in working under pressure and adapting to new situations and challenges to best enhance the organizational brand, Vision,Values and Promise.

  • Coagulation and Hematology Analyzers
  • Blood and Urine Analysis
  • Problem Solving
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Automated Laboratory Testing
  • Test Routing Software
  • Contributing Team Player
  • Aseptic Techniques
  • Critical Thinking
  • Word Processing
  • Biology and Chemistry Training
  • Safety Monitoring
  • Blood and Tissue Sample Collection
  • Medical Terminology
  • Electrolyte Analysis
  • Pre-Transfusion Testing
  • Butterfly Needles
  • Blood Counts
  • Biohazard Disposal
  • New Staff Training
  • Glucose Monitors and Meters
  • IV setup
  • Vital sign assessment
  • Patient Management
  • Emergency vehicle operation
  • Patient Care
  • Teamwork
  • Dementia Knowledge
  • Medical Emergency Response
  • Patient Information Collection
  • Infection Control
  • Emotional Support
  • Patient Assessments
  • Direct Patient Care
  • Medical Records Management
  • Pre-hospital Care
  • Triaging
  • Medication Administration
  • Emergency Response
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Medical Coding
  • Emergency patient triage
  • Medical recordkeeping
  • Dependable and Responsible
  • PPE Compliance
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Decision Making
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Flexible and Adaptable
  • Self-Motivated
  • Training and Development
  • Written Communication
  • MS Office
  • Attention to Detail
  • Analytical and Critical Thinking
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Problem-Solving
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Excellent Communication
  • Planning and Coordination
  • Organization and Time Management
  • Active Listening
  • Team building
  • Multitasking Abilities
  • Data Entry
  • Infection control standards
  • Patient education
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Records management
  • Phlebotomy
  • Patient relationship management
  • Biohazardous waste disposal
  • Dialysis treatment
  • Measuring vital signs
  • Skilled in patient relations
  • Trained in diagnostics and prognostics
  • Vital Sign Monitoring
  • Intubation
  • Coordinating EMS Dispatching
  • Completing physical assessments
  • Mentoring proficiency
Work History
Laboratory Assistant, 09/2018 to Current
Bio-TechneSan Diego, CA,
  • 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.
  • Analyzed bodily fluids with laboratory equipment and detected anomalies related to diseased states or acute injuries.
  • Implemented lab procedures to prevent errors and protect staff.
  • Obtained samples for testing following standard protocols.
  • Processed patient specimens according to priority and documented results.
  • Contacted physicians, nursing stations or reference laboratories for resolution assistance with unusual test orders.
  • Prepared blood smears and determined levels of normalcy.
  • Performed testing and quality control using approved laboratory procedures and instrumentation.
  • Cleaned and sterilized tools and equipment to maximize purity of specimens.
  • Maintained documentation on tests performed in lab.
  • Prepared samples for shipping and disposed of bodily fluids in proper containers.
  • Logged patient information and recorded results into system.
  • Collect blood and tissue samples with focus on accuracy and adherence to aseptic techniques.
Psychiatric Technician II, 08/2015 to 09/2018
MerakeyMckees Rocks, PA,
  • Took and monitored vital signs, administered medications and managed patient behavior.
  • Assessed clients upon admission and discharge to detox; took blood draws for labs.
  • Applied interventions with clients wanting to leave against medical advice (AMA).
  • Treated clients and families with respect and dignity.
  • Charted on each patient daily.
  • Assisted and counseled up to 18 patients daily.
  • Offered friendly and efficient service to customers, handled challenging situations with ease.
  • Developed and implemented performance improvement strategies and plans to promote continuous improvement.
  • Worked flexible hours; night, weekend, and holiday shifts.
  • Completed paperwork, recognizing discrepancies and promptly addressing for resolution.
  • Developed team communications and information for meetings.
  • Quickly learned new skills and applied them to daily tasks, improving efficiency and productivity.
  • Oversaw daily operations to ensure high levels of productivity.
  • Worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
  • Assisted and counseled up to 18 patients daily
EMT-Basic/ FTO/Dispatch Coordinator, 10/2013 to 08/2018
Corizon Health, Inc.Adrian, MI,
  • Determined medical and safety requirements at emergency scene by assessing medical status of ill or injured persons.
  • Administered basic life and advanced life support to patients at scene, en route to hospital and pre-hospital settings.
  • Communicated with lucid patients to gather incident and medical history information.
  • Maintained levelheadedness and efficiency in high-pressure situations, effectively prioritizing tasks to save lives and provide medical care.
  • Participated in community programs to maintain company image and establish strong community relations.
  • Removed victims from vehicles or scene of accident or catastrophe and assisted in transfer to receiving facilities.
  • Considered patient status and insurance preferred facilities when determining transportation destinations.
  • Leveraged defibrillator, oxygen, suction devices, CPR and other procedures and medications to provide advanced medical care.
  • Remained up to date with current standards of care, equipment functions and certifications, licenses and registrations.
  • Responded to emergencies by choosing route, observing traffic conditions and avoiding dangerous situations by maintaining communications with dispatcher.
  • Completed and submitted field care report, patient billing and trip ticket and daily driver unit checkout form to facilitate record-keeping requirements.
  • Protected self and others to prevent risk of communicable diseases and comply with safety regulations and procedures.
  • Assisted admitting and billing personnel to obtain and record patient vital statistics and establish necessity for medical transportation.
  • Restocked ambulance with proper equipment such as vents, ET tubes, medication and IV pump tubing to maintain optimum inventory.
  • Trained EMTs in basic life support skills, oxygen therapy, and wound care.
  • Collaborated with medical professionals to communicate patient needs with accuracy and speed using hospital and medical codes.
  • Developed and maintained rapport with coworkers and local hospital staff to facilitate efficient patient care.
  • Controlled wounds and injuries en-route to hospitals, prepping patients for advanced treatments or maintaining conditions pre-arrival.
  • Recorded situational triages, medication administration and patient statuses using EM to collect data on EMT effectiveness and emergency preparedness.
  • Triaged patients in emergency situations based on life-threatening needs and delegated tasks to better provide treatment to maximum patients at once.
  • Administered tests and medication to stabilize patients in field or in transit.
  • Communicated with patients about pain, comfort and needs during transportation and preliminary medical care.
  • Served as principal liaison between emergency medical response department and other city departments, public organizations and private agencies.
  • Conducted equipment and vehicle checks to maintain continuous and safe operation.
  • Administered emergency medication to patients, quickly responding to changes in conditions and medication reactions.
  • Evaluated patient vital signs and status to determine care needs using pulse oximeters and electronic vital sign machines.
  • Facilitated preparation and training for mass-casualty occurrences to minimize loss of life and maximize patient recovery.
  • Responded to over 10 + daily emergency calls and Transport to provide quick and compassionate medical assistance and care for patients compassionate medical assistance and care for patients
  • Recorded situational triages, medication administration and patient statuses using EMS charts, Power chart and Cerner to collect data on EMT effectiveness and emergency preparedness
Dialysis Technician, 06/2014 to 08/2015
Dialysis CenterCity, STATE,
  • Set up and operated dialysis machines for patients receiving treatment for kidney failure.
  • Explained dialysis procedures to patients and answered questions and concerns prior to starting dialysis.
  • Cleaned and disinfected hemodialysis machines, chairs, trays, room and equipment.
  • Followed directions when mixing dialysate and priming dialyzer with saline or heparinized solutions.
  • Set-up equipment for dialysis and primed dialyzer in preparation for use.
  • Measured and recorded patients' pre-dialysis and post-dialysis vital statistics.
  • Recorded patient's pre-dialysis weight, vitals and any new medical conditions.
  • Provided in-patient care for [Number] dialysis patients simultaneously focusing on providing clean, safe and comfortable treatment environment.
  • Safely transported, transferred, and positioned patients on chairs for treatment.
  • Explained dialysis procedures and hemodialysis machine operation to patients prior to treatment to ease anxieties.
  • Started and ended reverse osmosis water systems and completed water quality monitoring tests.
  • Monitored each patient closely during treatment to check for any adverse reactions or change in condition and reported emergencies to attending nurses.
  • Provided consultation to patients on community support programs, ambulatory treatment options, or termination of treatment.
  • Cleaned and connected fistulas, grafts, and catheters to prevent infection.
  • Recorded client data on hemodialysis flow chart.
  • Administered Heparin, oxygen, anesthetic, and saline as prescribed.
  • Conducted equipment and safety checks on hemodialysis equipment and supplies.
  • Performed routine quality control and safety checks on all equipment.
  • Updated patients' charts in electronic medical records with encounter information, prescriber notes and orders.
  • 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.
  • Completed thorough assessments to understand current patient conditions and develop diagnoses.
: Nursing Science, Expected in
Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana - Lafayette, IN,
Department of Homeland EMT-Basic Certification: Emergency Medical Technician- Basic, Expected in 10/2012
Franciscan School of Nursing And EMS - Lafayette, IN,
  • Continuing education in EMT-B, (BLS/ALS)
  • 911 System
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2001
Central Catholic Jr/Sr High School - Lafayette, IN,
  • Indiana Core 40 Diploma
  • [Area of certification] Training - [Timeframe]
  • Licensed [Job Title] - [Timeframe]
  • EMT - Emergency Medical Technician
  • EMT - Certified Emergency Medical Technician
  • Certified [Job Title], [Company Name] - [Timeframe]

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School Attended

  • Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana
  • Franciscan School of Nursing And EMS
  • Central Catholic Jr/Sr High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Laboratory Assistant
  • Psychiatric Technician II
  • EMT-Basic/ FTO/Dispatch Coordinator
  • Dialysis Technician


  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Department of Homeland EMT-Basic Certification
  • High School Diploma

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