Medical Assistant Resume Example

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(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor

Experienced medical assistant with strong medical office administrative skills. Proficient in skin care principles, technique, and product guidelines. Highly experienced in dermatology, but I'm willing to learn about any other field. Achieving growth and advancement as a medical assistant is my ultimate goal.

  • Assisting physician in providing quality care to patient.
  • Maintain patient's medical records
  • Review Medical History
  • Call in prescriptions
  • Obtain appropriate consents
  • Perform patient call backs
  • Knowledge of vital signs
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • Computer: Microsoft Office/Outlook Excel
  • Administer dermatology and pathology biopsy procedures
  • Assist in mohs Surgery
  • Medical billing and coding
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Handling insurance companies
  • Obtaining prior authorizations
  • Superior interpersonal communication skills
  • Able to perform laboratory procedures
  • EMR (Next Tech and EMA)
  • Venipuncture and phlebotomy
Education and Training
Everest College - Gardena Gardena, CA Expected in 2012 Medical Assistant Certification : Medical Assisting - GPA :
Palisades Charter High School Pacific Palisades, CA Expected in 2011 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Disney College Program Orlando, FL Expected in 2017 Certificate : - GPA :
Keiser University Fort Lauderdale, FL Expected in Bachelor of Science : Nursing - Current - GPA :
Lehigh Valley Hospital & Health - Medical Assistant
Hamburg, PA, 12/2017 - Current
  • Sterilized medical equipment after each procedure.
  • Assisted with technical treatments and entered information in patient records and charts.
  • Sterilized medical instruments as needed.
  • Reviewed treatment sheets for completeness and accuracy.
  • Prepared patients for examinations, taking vital signs and updating medical histories.
  • Maintained and calibrated lab instruments and equipment.
  • Conducted patient interviews to gather health history, vital signs and information about current medical issues.
  • Troubleshoot malfunctioning equipment and test systems.
  • Cleaned and disinfected chairs and equipment according to facility policy.
  • Ordered and received disposable supplies and created SAP purchase orders.
  • Kept facility stocked with necessary supplies, equipment and instruments.
  • Performed front desk duties, including answering phones, scheduling appointments, greeting patients and ordering supplies.
  • Answered appointment calls.
  • Installed and precisely calibrated biomedical equipment.
  • Tracked and managed inventory for exam rooms and maintained vaccine and expiration logs.
  • Maintained clean and organized work area with adequate supplies and reagents.
  • Interviewed and engaged patients to obtain medical history, chief complaints and vital signs.
  • Assisted patients in preparation for examinations, assessing and recording vital signs.
  • Assisted physician in performance of dermatological procedures, in office surgeries, and examinations.
  • Responsible for biopsy care, writing referrals, and removing sutures.
  • Assisted in cosmetic procedures.
Lehigh Valley Hospital & Health - Back Office Leader
Hazle Township, PA, 02/2018 - 06/2018
  • Planned and executed transition from paper charts to EMR (EMA).
  • Provided onsite training.
  • Successfully led key projects which resulted in a positive outcome.
  • Provided effective demonstrations of alarm systems so that customers understood how to use each feature.
  • Performed weekly and monthly autoclave duties.
  • Maintained up to date compliance sheets such as: refrigerator logs, pregnancy logs, fire extinguisher exp., sharps container monitoring, pregnancy test log, exp dates noted throughout exam rooms on inventory, and etc...
  • mohs surgery and excision authorizations obtained
  • Maintained pathology books for multiple providers\
  • MA duties
  • Trained new staff on quality control and procedures
  • Promoted personal and coworker safety
  • Attended training sessions and work shops
  • Assisted in cosmetic procedures
Dermatology Group Of Southern California Dgsc - Medical Assistant
City, STATE, 01/2013 - 08/2017
  • Prepared patient rooms prior to their arrival.
  • Comforted patients and provided them with reassurance and encouragement.
  • Provided patients and families with emotional support.
  • Maintained a clean, orderly, and well-stocked environment.
  • Promoted personal and co-worker safety.
  • Assisted physician in performance of dermatological procedures.
  • Administer injections and apply dressings.
  • Maintain supplies and equipment.
  • Prepared patient medical specimens for laboratory testing.
  • Ensured complete documentation in patient's records.
  • Contacted patients with laboratory test results and advised of doctors recommendations.
  • Assisted doctor in advising patients of medication and follow-up care meds.
  • Assisted doctors with surgeries (mohs and excision surgeries) and non-invasive procedures.
  • Assisted in cosmetic procedures.
  • Maintained various general office duties such as: answering multiple telephone lines, completing insurance forms, and mailing monthly invoice statements to patient.
  • Provided patient education.
  • Ensured safety and well-being of patient.

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School Attended
  • Everest College - Gardena
  • Palisades Charter High School
  • Disney College Program
  • Keiser University
Job Titles Held:
  • Medical Assistant
  • Back Office Leader
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Assistant Certification
  • High School Diploma
  • Certificate
  • Bachelor of Science