medical assistant resume example with 20+ years of experience

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Florida State Board Certified Registered Nurse with over 15years of experience delivering high-quality care to patients in mental health settings . Proven leader effective at uniting and guiding health care teams toward achieving patient care goals, improving satisfaction and supporting wide-spread healthcare system improvements. Focused on continuously advancing expertise in Mental Health Care while driving innovation.

  • [Type] coding
  • Advanced anatomy knowledge
  • Patient skin and nail care
  • Documentation procedures expert
  • Charting expertise
  • Understands medical procedures
  • HIPAA compliance
  • Medical terminology knowledge
  • Communicating with patient families
  • Vital sign monitors
  • Valid Florida driver's license
  • Conversant in Spanish
  • Certified in Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Calm and level-headed under duress
  • Human anatomy and physiology
  • Team management and supervision
  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Quick problem solver
  • Media preparation
  • Conflict resolution abilities
Education and Training
Sistema Universitario Ana G Mendez - Universidad Del Turabo Gurabo, PR Expected in 08/2020 Bachelor of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Medical Science University Santa Clara, Cuba, Expected in 04/2014 Master of Science : Clinical Psychology - GPA :
Medical Science University Santa Clara, Cuba, Expected in 06/2008 M.D. : Psychiatrist - GPA :
Medical Science University Santa Clara, Cuba, Expected in 07/1996 M.D. : Physician - GPA :
  • Certified Infant and Adolescent Psychiatrist - 2008
Artesia General Hospital - Medical Assistant
Carlsbad, NM, 09/2014 - Current
  • Conducted patient interviews to gather health history, vital signs and information about current medical issues.
  • Prepared, reviewed and submitted patient statements to determine factual accuracy.
  • Partnered with healthcare and administrative staff to create patient-centered, inviting and supportive environment for patients and families.
  • Prepared patients for examinations, taking vital signs and updating medical histories.
  • Completed clinical documentation in accordance with agency guidelines.
  • Organized charts, documents and supplies to maintain team efficiency.
  • Recorded vital signs and medical history for spanish speaker patients each visit.
  • Promoted continuity of care by accurately and completely communicating patient status to fellow caregivers.
  • Interviewed patients to verify information, record medical history and confirm purpose of visit.
  • Collaborated with local pharmacies to resolve and clarify issues with patient medication.
  • Secured patient information and maintained patient confidence by completing and safeguarding medical records.
  • Improved patient care and daily task efficiency resulting in smoother operations.
  • Interviewed and engaged patients to obtain medical history, chief complaints and vital signs.
  • Completed basic physical assessments of [Type] and [Type] patients to provide optimal care.
  • Relayed messages from patients to physicians about concerns, condition updates or refill requests to facilitate effective treatment.
  • Completed clinical procedures and gathered patient data for interpretation by physician.
  • Led patients to exam rooms, answered general questions and prepared patients for physician by explaining process.
  • Reviewed treatment sheets for consistency, completeness and accuracy.
  • Coordinated services with medical and office staff to improve patient satisfaction, engagement and compassionate care.
  • Recorded patient histories and filed supporting clinical data and diagnosis.
  • Communicated with patients by phone and via written correspondence.
  • Contacted pharmacies to submit and refill patients' prescriptions.
  • Transmitted physician's orders to patients, counseling on execution and addressing follow-up questions.
  • Acted as liaison between physician and patient, answering questions and delivering test results.
  • Completed and submitted clinical documentation in accordance with agency guidelines.
Mhm Services, Inc. - Psychiatrist
Bowling Green, MO, 01/2005 - 04/2014
  • Collaborated with nurses, doctors, social workers and psychologist to discuss treatment plans and progress.
  • Worked directly with patients suffering from a range of mental health problems and provided a good standard of practice care.
  • Carried out research and kept up-to-date with new information relevant to the field.
  • Designed individualized care plans and conducted lab or diagnostic tests on patients to provide further information regarding particular mental disorders and general physical conditions.
  • Assessed patients by reviewing mental and physical health along with individual backgrounds and current social situations.
  • Prescribed and administered psychotherapeutic treatments or medications to treat mental, emotional or behavioral disorders.
  • Recognized by management for providing exceptional customer service.
  • Motivated and encouraged team members to communicate more openly and constructively with each other.
  • Juggled multiple projects and tasks to ensure high quality and timely delivery.
Amita Health - Physician
Marion, IN, 09/1996 - 05/2005
  • Diagnosed conditions and implemented treatments to resolve concerns or alleviate symptoms.
  • Provided diagnostic interpretation of tests by utilizing evidence-based practices.
  • Educated patients on diagnoses, treatments and medications, and self-management to drive recovery and outcome goals.
  • Patiently explained prescribed procedures and discussed test results with patients and family members.
  • Determined and prescribed medication, dosages and schedule given patient's condition and allergies.
  • Analyzed reports and findings of tests and examinations and diagnosed condition of patients.
  • Counseled patients on topics such as need for annual dermatologic screenings, sun protection, skin cancer awareness or skin and lymph node self-examinations.
  • Investigate and identify environmental factors impacting patient's health, including allergies.
  • Documented patient's visit, including medical history, physical exam, diagnoses and plan of action.
  • Discussed patient histories and complaints during office visits.
  • Ordered laboratory testing, physical assessments and specialist consults to help diagnose and treat patients.
  • Performed complete or partial physical assessments and standardized tests to evaluate conditions and responses.
  • Recognized for outstanding customer service
  • Consistently received 100% rate of patient satisfaction.
  • Improved delivery of patient care by translating for Spanish speaker's patients, realizing overall increase in customer satisfaction and cost efficiency.

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School Attended

  • Sistema Universitario Ana G Mendez - Universidad Del Turabo
  • Medical Science University
  • Medical Science University
  • Medical Science University

Job Titles Held:

  • Medical Assistant
  • Psychiatrist
  • Physician


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Master of Science
  • M.D.
  • M.D.

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