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Jessica Claire
  • , , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
  • C:
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Summary

Flexible hard worker ready to learn and contribute to team success. LPN student with a background in the medical assistant role in the medical field. Strong technical proficiency with a work history in working in doctor's offices. Experience in electronic medical records, and paper charts.

Skills
  • Charting experience
  • Venipuncture and phlebotomy
  • Certified in Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • HIPAA
  • Understands medical procedures
Experience
Medical Assistant, 10/2018 to 06/2020
Avera Health Flandreau, SD,
  • Performed preliminary physical tests to accurately record results in patient history summary.
  • Relayed messages from patients to physicians about concerns, condition updates or refill requests to facilitate treatment.
  • Scheduled appointments for patients via phone and in person.
  • Interviewed and engaged patients to obtain medical history, chief complaints and vital signs.
  • Prepared treatment rooms for patients by cleaning surfaces and restocking supplies.
  • Organized charts, documents and supplies to maintain team productivity.
  • Contacted pharmacies to submit and refill patients' prescriptions.
  • Assessed, documented and monitored vital signs for patients within outpatient setting.
  • Collaborated with local pharmacies to resolve and clarify issues with patient medication.
  • Efficiently performed insurance verification and pre-certification and pre-authorization functions.
  • Administered rapid tests such as COVID and Strep to help clinical staff assess conditions.
  • Contributed to office operations by triaging patients by severity of medical complaint.
  • Performed, validated and reported laboratory tests for prognosis, diagnosis, treatment and research.
  • Measured patient peak flows to improve workflow efficiency.
Medical Assistant, 05/2017 to 10/2018
Avera Health Gregory, SD,
  • Performed preliminary physical tests to accurately record results in patient history summary.
  • Relayed messages from patients to physicians about concerns, condition updates or refill requests to facilitate treatment.
  • Scheduled appointments for patients via phone and in person.
  • Interviewed and engaged patients to obtain medical history, chief complaints and vital signs.
  • Prepared treatment rooms for patients by cleaning surfaces and restocking supplies.
  • Educated patients about medications, procedures and physician's instructions.
  • Contacted pharmacies to submit and refill patients' prescriptions.
  • Secured patient information and maintained patient confidence by completing and safeguarding medical records.
  • Assessed, documented and monitored vital signs for patients within outpatient setting.
  • Maintained inventory, vaccination and product expiration logs to record updated documentation for tracking purposes.
  • Collaborated with local pharmacies to resolve and clarify issues with patient medication.
  • Efficiently performed insurance verification and pre-certification and pre-authorization functions.
  • Administered rapid tests such as COVID and Strep to help clinical staff assess conditions.
  • Partnered with healthcare and administrative staff to create patient-centered, inviting and supportive environment for patients and families.
  • Followed all principles of asepsis and infection control to meet patient safety guidelines.
  • Assisted with diagnostic testing by collecting and packaging biological specimens for internal and laboratory analysis.
  • Contributed to office operations by triaging patients by severity of medical complaint.
  • Coordinated and executed medical waste disposal according to governmental and organizational standards.
  • Measured patient peak flows to improve workflow efficiency.
  • Processed and produced ER, OR and portable x-ray information to assist diagnosis.
Medical Assistant, 05/2013 to 10/2017
Avera Health Parkston, SD,
  • Performed preliminary physical tests to accurately record results in patient history summary.
  • Relayed messages from patients to physicians about concerns, condition updates or refill requests to facilitate treatment.
  • Scheduled appointments for patients via phone and in person.
  • Interviewed and engaged patients to obtain medical history, chief complaints and vital signs.
  • Prepared treatment rooms for patients by cleaning surfaces and restocking supplies.
  • Educated patients about medications, procedures and physician's instructions.
  • Organized charts, documents and supplies to maintain team productivity.
  • Contacted pharmacies to submit and refill patients' prescriptions.
  • Secured patient information and maintained patient confidence by completing and safeguarding medical records.
  • Assessed, documented and monitored vital signs for patients within outpatient setting.
  • Collaborated with local pharmacies to resolve and clarify issues with patient medication.
  • Efficiently performed insurance verification and pre-certification and pre-authorization functions.
  • Followed all principles of asepsis and infection control to meet patient safety guidelines.
  • Partnered with healthcare and administrative staff to create patient-centered, inviting and supportive environment for patients and families.
  • Administered rapid tests such as COVID and Strep to help clinical staff assess conditions.
  • Contributed to office operations by triaging patients by severity of medical complaint.
  • Batch-scanned and indexed patient charts to improve data availability while maintaining security.
  • Measured patient peak flows to improve workflow efficiency.
Phelbotomist, 05/2011 to 05/2013
Susquehanna Health System City, STATE,
  • Maintained fully-stocked phlebotomy cart, carrier and station.
  • Obtained blood samples for medical testing and transfusion through venipuncture or capillary puncture.
  • Verified collection orders and communicated discrepancies to nurses.
  • Transported specimens following established protocol for temperature and light.
  • Delivered quality patient care by completing accurate and timely collection and transport of clinical specimens according to established procedures.
  • Collected specimens for drug screens, paternity tests and alcohol tests.
  • Obtained variety of blood samples through venipuncture or capillary puncture using syringes, butterfly needles and straight needles.
  • Labeled blood vials with critical information like time of collection, date and patient name.
  • Prepared blood-collecting equipment to draw blood and safely store and transport samples.
  • Labeled patient samples, double-checking all information for accuracy.
  • Counseled patients to ease fears, explain procedures and enhance cooperation during blood draws.
  • Disposed of used needles in sharps containers to avoid accidental needlesticks.
  • Sanitized work area after every patient to prevent contamination and spread of disease.
  • Properly stored and transported specimens to prevent loss and delays.
  • Coordinated workflow based on stat, schedule, or outpatient needs.
  • Verified quality of specimens by centrifuging specimens for logistics courier to pickup.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1995
to
Hazleton Area High School - Hazle Township, PA
GPA:
Certificate: Medical Assisting, Expected in 05/2011
to
Pennsylvania College of Technology - Williamsport, PA
GPA:
: LPN, Expected in 09/2021
to
Pennsylvania College of Technology - Williamsport, PA
GPA:

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School Attended
  • Hazleton Area High School
  • Pennsylvania College of Technology
  • Pennsylvania College of Technology
Job Titles Held:
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Assistant
  • Phelbotomist
Degrees
  • High School Diploma
  • Certificate

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