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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Experienced Medical Assistant with extensive knowledge of medical regulations and policies. Offers strong dedication to informed patient care, administrative excellence and confidentiality. Detail-oriented and knowledgeable medical assistant skilled at completing patient-facing and office-based tasks by applying strong multitasking and organizational abilities. Independent worker with extensive medical experience and fastidious nature dedicated to optimal patient care. Highly motivated and committed medical assistant with proven history of superior performance at individual, team and organizational levels. Strong ability to multitask and prioritize workloads with little or no supervision. Detail oriented professional looking to bring medical background and team building skills to deadline-driven environment. Conscientious MA professional offering over 5 years of experience in fast-paced settings. Competent in organizing charts, preparing patient rooms and supporting diagnostic processes through laboratory testing and medication administration. Positive and upbeat with excellent communication skills.

Skills
  • CPR/First Aid certified
  • Phlebotomy
  • Specimen collection and analysis
  • Monitoring patient progress
  • PH testing
  • Charting and clinical documentation
  • CPR
  • Patient privacy
  • Patient scheduling
  • Emptying catheter bags
  • Assisting with physical exams
  • Injection of Vaccinations & Medications
  • OB/GYN procedures
  • Daily workflows
  • Staff education and training
  • Cash handling
  • Equipment assembly
  • Customer-oriented
  • Positive and friendly
  • Quick learner
  • Cash flow management
  • Multi-line phone talent
  • Money handling abilities
  • Active listening skills
  • Medical terminology knowledge
  • Goal-oriented
  • Planning and organization
  • Pediatric exams
  • Vaccine administration
  • Vision and hearing management
  • Lab testing
  • Table setting and
  • Vital sign assessment
  • Emergency response
  • Age-appropriate activities
  • Scheduling
  • Wound care
  • Employee training
Work History
08/2017 to Current
Medical Assistant Behavior Health Network Boston, MA,
  • Performed clerical duties, such as word processing, data entry, answering phones and filing.
  • Explained procedures to patients to reduce anxieties and increase patient cooperation.
  • Maintained detailed records of test results by entering data and patient information into computer.
  • Collaborated with medical and administrative personnel to maintain patient-focused, engaging and compassionate environment.
  • Reported any unusual or urgent circumstances in patients’ condition or environment immediately to Unit Coordinator .
  • Prepared blood, urine, stool and sputum lab specimens for diagnostic evaluation.
  • Obtained client medical history, including medication information, symptoms and allergies.
  • Documented vital signs and health history for 20+ patients every day.
  • Communicated clearly and effectively with patients to verify information, determine purpose of visit and record medical history.
  • Escorted patients to examination rooms.
  • Obtained pre- and post-treatment vital signs and weight.
  • Submitted prescriptions to pharmacy via phone, fax or web.
  • Sanitized, restocked and organized exam rooms and medical equipment.
  • Completed clinical procedures and gathered patient data for interpretation by physician.
  • Entered patient, procedure and equipment into computer system.
  • Offered age-appropriate patient care before, during and after exams.
  • Tested and recorded blood glucose levels.
  • Measured patient pulse oximetry.
  • Educated patients by providing medication and diet information and clarifying physicians' orders, answering questions thoroughly.
08/2018 to 06/2021
Obgyn Medical Assistant Sparrow Health System Lansing, MI,
  • Directed patients to exam rooms, fielded questions and prepared for physician examinations.
  • Assisted with routine checks and diagnostic testing by collecting and processing specimens.
  • Ambulated, turned and positioned patients.
  • Verified appropriate lab couriers picked up collected lab specimens.
  • Performed clerical duties, such as word processing, data entry, answering phones and filing.
  • Collaborated with medical and administrative personnel to maintain patient-focused, engaging and compassionate environment.
  • Compiled necessary documents for surgical billing packages.
  • Arranged surgeries with surgical center, confirming times with patients and preparing admission and consent forms.
  • Documented vital signs and health history for patients in clinic and hospital environments.
  • Taught patients about medications, procedures and care plan instructions.
  • Completed clinical procedures and gathered patient data for interpretation by physician.
  • Called and faxed pharmacies to submit prescriptions and refills.
  • Obtained pre- and post-treatment vital signs and weight.
  • Tested and recorded blood glucose levels.
  • Obtained all prescribed laboratory testing.
  • Supported duties for diagnostic and technical treatment procedures, such as setting up and operating special medical equipment and apparatus.
  • Sanitized, restocked and organized exam rooms and medical equipment.
05/2014 to 11/2015
Polysomnographic Technician Sutter Health Brownsville, CA,
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Collected, evaluated and set up both sterile and non-sterile surgical supplies, instruments and equipment.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Cared for patients by providing sufficient, personal care and ambulation.
  • Checked patient identifying information against records to uphold strict security, safety and regulatory standards.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Provided care for patients based on physical, psychological, educational and safety criteria.
  • Gathered, charted and analyzed patient history data and discussed key points with clinicians.
  • Wiped down equipment with proper cleaning products after each patient transport to reduce instances of infection.
  • Interacted effectively with patients, families, staff and other hospital department staff to deliver high level of customer service and teamwork.
06/2009 to 01/2013
Shift Leader Denny's Inc Lansing, MI,
  • Collaborated with internal teams to optimize operations across materials handling, production and shipping.
  • Evaluated employee skills and knowledge regularly, providing hands-on training and mentoring to individuals with lagging skills.
  • Assigned daily employee tasks and monitored activity and completion.
  • Inventoried materials on weekly basis to identify and resolve discrepancies, maintaining highly accurate and current records.
  • Delivered superior training and leadership to teams to boost performance and help team members achieve performance targets.
  • Completed logs and reports to document detailed information, including information on production, spoilage and departmental maintenance needs.
  • Stayed calm, collected and logical during stressful moments to identify and implement optimal solutions.
  • Tracked daily production, inventory usage and any notable incidents on behalf of Church's to support operational planning and strategic decision making.
  • Maintained safe working environment by observing safety procedures, policies and regulations.
  • Monitored employee actions for effective safety, sanitation and general housekeeping compliance, proactively protecting staff and customers from safety hazards and infection risk.
  • Coached team members in techniques necessary to complete job tasks.
Education
Expected in 2013
Certification/Diploma: Medical Assistant
Virginia College Montgomery - Montgomery,AL,
GPA:
  • Graduated with [3.0] GPA
Expected in 2010
High School Diploma:
Robert E Lee High School - Montgomery, AL
GPA:
  • Graduated with 2.0 GPA

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Virginia College Montgomery
  • Robert E Lee High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Medical Assistant
  • Obgyn Medical Assistant
  • Polysomnographic Technician
  • Shift Leader

Degrees

  • Certification/Diploma
  • High School Diploma

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