medical assistant resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Compassionate Healthcare professional with 10+ years of experience providing comprehensive support and care. Committed to increasing treatment knowledge through hands-on learning for professional development. Proven ability to solve complex problems and stay calm in emergency situations. Skilled at maintaining relationships with patients to provide quality care. Adept at addressing patient needs with compassionate care and attention to detail. Diligent about maximizing satisfaction, safety and wellness while serving patients of all backgrounds.

  • EMR / EHR
  • Medical office administration
  • Insurance claims
  • Medical transcription
  • Infection Control and Aseptic Procedures
  • Companionship and Emotional Support
  • Payment collection
  • Electronic health records
  • Medical Records Management
  • Trustworthy companion
  • Data Entry
  • CPR
  • Knowledge of EKG rhythm interpretation
  • Dementia and Alzheimer's knowledge
  • Assisting with physical exams
Work History
03/2018 to Current
Medical Assistant Methodist Health System Waxahachie, TX,
  • Collaborated with medical and administrative personnel to maintain patient-focused, engaging and compassionate environment
  • Updated inventory, expiration and vaccine logs to maintain current tracking documentation
  • Educated patients by providing medication and diet information and clarifying physicians' orders, answering questions thoroughly
  • Maintained detailed records of test results by entering data and patient information into computer
  • Kept medical supplies in sufficient stock by monitoring levels and submitting replenishment orders before depleted
  • Obtained client medical history, including medication information, symptoms and allergies
  • Completed clinical procedures and gathered patient data for interpretation by physician
  • 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
  • Conducted preliminary evaluations, including measuring weight, temperature and blood pressure, and documented results with accuracy
  • Assisted with routine checks and diagnostic testing by collecting and processing specimens
  • Called and faxed pharmacies to submit prescriptions and refills
  • Prepared blood, urine, stool and sputum lab specimens for diagnostic evaluation
  • Performed clerical duties, such as word processing, data entry, answering phones and filing
  • Tested and recorded blood glucose levels
  • Scheduled appointments, registered patients and distributed sample pharmaceuticals as prescribed
  • Attended required training, education and meetings
  • Gathered forms, copied insurance cards and to collect patient information for billing and insurance filing
  • Ensured collection of lab specimens by appropriate lab courier
09/2013 to 06/2020
Direct Support Professional Bancroft Swedesboro, NJ,
  • Enhanced successful patient outcomes by helping each participate in recreational activities alone or in groups.
  • Promoted health and wellness in psychiatric patients by providing caring emotional support and encouragement.
  • Worked to improve and enhance patient lives through effective and compassionate care.
  • Supervised daily activities and provided assistance when needed.
  • Monitored progress and documented any patient health status changes, keeping healthcare team updated.
  • Administered medication as directed by physician.
  • Maintained clean, safe and well-organized patient environment.
  • Ensured safety and well-being of each patient in alignment with care plan.
  • Assisted disabled clients in any way necessary to facilitate independence and well-being.
  • Completed entries in log books, journals and care plans to document accurately report patient progress.
  • Quickly identified problematic changes in patient behavior and progress by closely monitoring patients and keeping detailed records.
09/2004 to 07/2013
CNA/CMT Home Care Inc City, STATE,
  • Assisted patients with mobility needs, including moving to and from beds, organizing wheelchairs and preparing assistive devices
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Obtained client medical history, including medication information, symptoms and allergies.
  • Assisted patients with mobility needs, including moving to and from beds, organizing wheelchairs and preparing assistive devices.
  • Cared for clients with diagnoses such as respiratory failure, diabetes, Parkinson's disease and muscular dystrophy.
  • Transported patients between rooms and appointments or testing locations.
  • Cleaned and prepared rooms between patients, using aseptic technique to prevent infections and cross-contamination.
  • Helped patients effectively manage routine bathing, grooming and other hygiene needs.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
Expected in 04/2004
High School Diploma:
Central High School - Capitol Heights, MD
Expected in 08/2004
: Nursing Assistance
Quality First Training Center - Hyattsville, MD,
  • First Aid/CPR Certified
  • Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)

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School Attended

  • Central High School
  • Quality First Training Center

Job Titles Held:

  • Medical Assistant
  • Direct Support Professional


  • High School Diploma

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