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

Conscientious Healthcare professional offering over 7 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. Conscientious Healthcare professional offering over 7 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. Experienced 7 with extensive knowledge of medical regulations and policies. Offers strong dedication to informed patient care, administrative excellence and confidentiality. Conscientious Healthcare professional offering over 7 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. Experienced 7 with extensive knowledge of medical regulations and policies. Offers strong dedication to informed patient care, administrative excellence and confidentiality. Experienced 7 with extensive knowledge of medical regulations and policies. Offers strong dedication to informed patient care, administrative excellence and confidentiality. Medical Office Assistant with 7 years of experience in administrative positions. Known for excellent interpersonal skills and deep knowledge of medical terminology.

Skills
  • Insurance claims
  • Medical office administration
  • EMR / EHR
  • Simple Dressings
  • Inventory and Supply Management
  • Infection Control and Aseptic Procedures
  • Indirect Patient Care
  • Laboratory maintenance
  • Electronic health records
  • Assisting with physical exams
  • Autoclaving glassware
  • CPR
  • OB/GYN procedures
  • Using a centrifuge
  • Patient oral care
  • Patient Management
  • Medical Records Management
  • Direct Patient Care
  • Phlebotomy
  • Compassionate
Work History
Medical Assistant, 05/2019 - Current
Envision Healthcare Pembroke Pines, FL,
  • Assisted with routine checks and diagnostic testing by collecting and processing specimens.
  • Promoted office efficiency, coordinating charts, completing insurance forms and helping patients with diverse needs.
  • Collected and documented patient medical information such as blood pressure and weight.
  • Sanitized, restocked and organized exam rooms and medical equipment.
  • 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.
  • Kept medical supplies in sufficient stock by monitoring levels and submitting replenishment orders before depleted.
  • Oriented and trained new staff on proper procedures and policies.
  • Conducted preliminary evaluations, including measuring weight, temperature and blood pressure, and documented results with accuracy.
  • Directed patients to exam rooms, fielded questions and prepared for physician examinations.
  • Measured patient pulse oximetry.
  • Measured patient spirometry.
  • Performed clerical duties, such as word processing, data entry, answering phones and filing.
  • Escorted patients to examination rooms.
  • Prepared blood, urine, stool and sputum lab specimens for diagnostic evaluation.
  • Verified appropriate lab couriers picked up collected lab specimens by checking paperwork.
  • Scheduled and accompanied clients to medical appointments.
  • Conducted machine safety checks according to facility policy.
  • Obtained all prescribed laboratory testing.
  • Obtained pre- and post-treatment vital signs and weight.
  • Attended required training, education and meetings.
  • Prepared initial patient charts for admission.
  • Maintained detailed records of test results by entering data and patient information into computer.
  • Prepared patients for X-rays, electrocardiograms, suture removal and dressing changes.
  • Handled insurance verification tasks using [Software] and [Software] to validate patient insurance information.
  • Collected fluid or tissue samples by using appropriate collection procedures, including [Type] and [Type] collection procedures.
  • Spoke with patient to gather information for lab records, reduce fear or anxiety and optimize cooperation.
  • Resolved unusual test orders by contacting physicians, nursing stations or reference laboratories.
  • Accurately labeled vacutainer tubes with patient name, date and time of collection.
  • Validated blood and specimen collection orders, alerting nurses or physicians of discrepancies between order and nursing station logs.
  • Assembled tourniquets, needles and blood collection devices to prepare work trays.
  • Protected patients by following infection control, sharps disposal and biohazardous waste disposal procedures.
  • Logged patient information and recorded results into system using [Software] and [Software].
  • Determined donor eligibility by conducting screenings, interviewing prospective donors, and obtaining medical histories.
  • Collected blood samples using vacutainer tubes, tourniquets, syringes, butterfly needles, and straight needles.
  • Assisted with office procedures by monitoring patient flow, performing telephone screening and maintaining sample drug lists.
  • Obtained blood specimens by performing venipunctures and finger sticks 2 times per day.
  • Maintained exam rooms by ordering supplies, transporting specimens, washing and packing instruments and changing solutions.
  • Drew blood from veins by vacuum tube, syringe or butterfly venipuncture methods.
  • Stocked phlebotomy cart or carrier with appropriate supplies.
  • Organized daily work based on collection priority.
  • Followed physician orders when administering therapeutic phlebotomy.
  • Performed bedside tests like bleeding time tests and entered results into patient charts.
  • Tracked collected specimens by initialing, dating and noting times of collection.
  • Documented vital signs and health history for 20 patients every daily.
Medical Assistant, 02/2016 - 05/2019
Envision Healthcare Walnut Creek, CA,
  • Assisted with routine checks and diagnostic testing by collecting and processing specimens.
  • Promoted office efficiency, coordinating charts, completing insurance forms and helping patients with diverse needs.
  • Prepared and administered medications to alleviate patient symptoms.
  • Enhanced patient outcomes by providing knowledgeable education on procedures, medications and other physician instructions.
  • Collected and documented patient medical information such as blood pressure and weight.
  • Sanitized, restocked and organized exam rooms and medical equipment.
  • 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.
  • Kept medical supplies in sufficient stock by monitoring levels and submitting replenishment orders before depleted.
  • Updated inventory, expiration and vaccine logs to maintain current tracking documentation.
  • Maintained detailed records of test results by entering data and patient information into computer.
  • Prepared patients for X-rays, electrocardiograms, suture removal and dressing changes.
  • Educated patients by providing medication and diet information and clarifying physicians' orders, answering questions thoroughly.
  • Explained procedures to patients to reduce anxieties and increase patient cooperation.
  • Communicated clearly and effectively with patients to verify information, determine purpose of visit and record medical history.
  • Implemented care and efficiency improvements to support and enhance office operations.
  • Obtained client medical history, including medication information, symptoms and allergies.
  • Oriented and trained new staff on proper procedures and policies.
  • Conducted preliminary evaluations, including measuring weight, temperature and blood pressure, and documented results with accuracy.
  • Directed patients to exam rooms, fielded questions and prepared for physician examinations.
  • Gathered forms, copied insurance cards and [Action] to collect patient information for billing and insurance filing.
  • Taught patients about medications, procedures and care plan instructions.
  • Documented vital signs and health history for 15 patients every daily.
  • Called and faxed pharmacies to submit prescriptions and refills.
  • Collected all pertinent data and calculations to aid physician in interpreting results.
  • Welcomed patients and inquired about wellbeing since last treatment.
  • Conducted monthly and quarterly inventory of supplies using facility cost reporting records.
  • Measured patient pulse oximetry.
  • Identified test discrepancies.
  • Collected histories, vitals and current complaints via patient interviews.
  • Submitted prescriptions to pharmacy via phone, fax or web.
  • Prepared initial patient charts for admission.
  • Performed clerical duties, such as word processing, data entry, answering phones and filing.
  • Assisted physicians in follow-through of care.
  • Obtained accurate medical histories from patients, highlighting critical information.
  • Escorted patients to examination rooms.
  • Prepared blood, urine, stool and sputum lab specimens for diagnostic evaluation.
  • Verified appropriate lab couriers picked up collected lab specimens by checking paperwork.
  • Scheduled and accompanied clients to medical appointments.
  • Directed patients to examining rooms and coordinated transportation assistance as necessary.
  • Scheduled appointments, registered patients and distributed sample pharmaceuticals as prescribed.
  • Attended required training, education and meetings.
  • Performed or scheduled preventive maintenance on equipment to promote longevity of use, troubleshooting technical issues and coordinating repairs.
  • Offered age-appropriate patient care before, during and after exams.
  • Collaborated with medical and administrative personnel to maintain patient-focused, engaging and compassionate environment.
  • Collected deductibles and copays to post money to patient accounts.
  • Submitted insurance claims and updated patients' insurance information.
  • Protected patients' rights by maintaining confidentiality of medical, personal and financial information.
  • Kept equipment operating by following operating instructions and troubleshooting any problems.
  • Verified patient information by interviewing patient, recording medical history and confirming purpose of visit.
  • Arranged surgeries with surgical center, confirming times with patients and preparing admission and consent forms.
  • Spoke with patient to gather information for lab records, reduce fear or anxiety and optimize cooperation.
  • Validated blood and specimen collection orders, alerting nurses or physicians of discrepancies between order and nursing station logs.
  • Protected patients by following infection control, sharps disposal and biohazardous waste disposal procedures.
  • Accurately labeled vacutainer tubes with patient name, date and time of collection.
  • Collected blood samples using vacutainer tubes, tourniquets, syringes, butterfly needles, and straight needles.
  • Logged patient information and recorded results into system using [Software] and [Software].
  • Drew blood from veins by vacuum tube, syringe or butterfly venipuncture methods.
  • Assembled tourniquets, needles and blood collection devices to prepare work trays.
  • Obtained blood specimens by performing venipunctures and finger sticks 2 times per day.
  • Maintained exam rooms by ordering supplies, transporting specimens, washing and packing instruments and changing solutions.
  • Assisted with office procedures by monitoring patient flow, performing telephone screening and maintaining sample drug lists.
  • Resolved unusual test orders by contacting physicians, nursing stations or reference laboratories.
  • Performed bedside tests like bleeding time tests and entered results into patient charts.
  • Stocked phlebotomy cart or carrier with appropriate supplies.
  • Organized daily work based on collection priority.
  • Tracked collected specimens by initialing, dating and noting times of collection.
  • Obtained all prescribed laboratory testing.
  • Documented vital signs and health history for 12 patients every daily.
Medical Assistant, 07/2015 - 11/2015
Envision Healthcare Ann Arbor, MI,
  • Resolved unusual test orders by contacting physicians, nursing stations or reference laboratories.
  • Spoke with patient to gather information for lab records, reduce fear or anxiety and optimize cooperation.
  • Collected fluid or tissue samples by using appropriate collection procedures, including [Type] and [Type] collection procedures.
  • Accurately labeled vacutainer tubes with patient name, date and time of collection.
  • Assembled tourniquets, needles and blood collection devices to prepare work trays.
  • Collected blood samples using vacutainer tubes, tourniquets, syringes, butterfly needles, and straight needles.
  • Assisted with office procedures by monitoring patient flow, performing telephone screening and maintaining sample drug lists.
  • Obtained blood specimens by performing venipunctures and finger sticks 2 times per day.
  • Maintained exam rooms by ordering supplies, transporting specimens, washing and packing instruments and changing solutions.
  • Drew blood from veins by vacuum tube, syringe or butterfly venipuncture methods.
  • Stocked phlebotomy cart or carrier with appropriate supplies.
  • Performed bedside tests like bleeding time tests and entered results into patient charts.
  • Tracked collected specimens by initialing, dating and noting times of collection.
  • Oriented and trained new staff on proper procedures and policies.
  • Completed clinical procedures and gathered patient data for interpretation by physician.
  • Updated inventory, expiration and vaccine logs to maintain current tracking documentation.
  • Communicated clearly and effectively with patients to verify information, determine purpose of visit and record medical history.
  • Supported duties for diagnostic and technical treatment procedures, such as setting up and operating special medical equipment and apparatus.
  • Prepared patients for X-rays, electrocardiograms, suture removal and dressing changes.
  • Obtained client medical history, including medication information, symptoms and allergies.
  • Conducted preliminary evaluations, including measuring weight, temperature and blood pressure, and documented results with accuracy.
  • Educated patients by providing medication and diet information and clarifying physicians' orders, answering questions thoroughly.
  • Kept medical supplies in sufficient stock by monitoring levels and submitting replenishment orders before depleted.
  • Enhanced patient outcomes by providing knowledgeable education on procedures, medications and other physician instructions.
  • Sanitized, restocked and organized exam rooms and medical equipment.
  • Measured patient pulse oximetry.
  • Obtained all prescribed laboratory testing.
  • Identified test discrepancies.
  • Performed clerical duties, such as word processing, data entry, answering phones and filing.
  • Escorted patients to examination rooms.
  • Submitted prescriptions to pharmacy via phone, fax or web.
  • Promoted office efficiency, coordinating charts, completing insurance forms and helping patients with diverse needs.
  • Collected histories, vitals and current complaints via patient interviews.
  • Ordered and prepared reagents and supplies.
  • Arranged surgeries with surgical center, confirming times with patients and preparing admission and consent forms.
  • Scheduled and accompanied clients to medical appointments.
  • Assisted physicians in follow-through of care.
  • Prepared blood, urine, stool and sputum lab specimens for diagnostic evaluation.
  • Followed all appropriate procedures to minimize patient's exposure to radiation.
  • Welcomed patients and inquired about wellbeing since last treatment.
  • Assisted with routine checks and diagnostic testing by collecting and processing specimens.
  • Attended required training, education and meetings.
  • Documented vital signs and health history for 20 patients every daily.
Medical Assistant, 01/2014 - 07/2015
Envision Healthcare Clifton Park, NY,
  • Assisted with routine checks and diagnostic testing by collecting and processing specimens.
  • Promoted office efficiency, coordinating charts, completing insurance forms and helping patients with diverse needs.
  • Prepared and administered medications to alleviate patient symptoms.
  • Enhanced patient outcomes by providing knowledgeable education on procedures, medications and other physician instructions.
  • Collected and documented patient medical information such as blood pressure and weight.
  • Sanitized, restocked and organized exam rooms and medical equipment.
  • 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.
  • Kept medical supplies in sufficient stock by monitoring levels and submitting replenishment orders before depleted.
  • Updated inventory, expiration and vaccine logs to maintain current tracking documentation.
  • Maintained detailed records of test results by entering data and patient information into computer.
  • Educated patients by providing medication and diet information and clarifying physicians' orders, answering questions thoroughly.
  • Prepared patients for X-rays, electrocardiograms, suture removal and dressing changes.
  • Communicated clearly and effectively with patients to verify information, determine purpose of visit and record medical history.
  • Implemented care and efficiency improvements to support and enhance office operations.
  • Obtained client medical history, including medication information, symptoms and allergies.
  • Oriented and trained new staff on proper procedures and policies.
  • Conducted preliminary evaluations, including measuring weight, temperature and blood pressure, and documented results with accuracy.
  • Collaborated with medical and administrative personnel to maintain patient-focused, engaging and compassionate environment.
  • Directed patients to exam rooms, fielded questions and prepared for physician examinations.
  • Gathered forms, copied insurance cards and [Action] to collect patient information for billing and insurance filing.
  • Taught patients about medications, procedures and care plan instructions.
  • Called and faxed pharmacies to submit prescriptions and refills.
  • Welcomed patients and inquired about wellbeing since last treatment.
  • Identified test discrepancies.
  • Collected histories, vitals and current complaints via patient interviews.
  • Submitted prescriptions to pharmacy via phone, fax or web.
  • Performed clerical duties, such as word processing, data entry, answering phones and filing.
  • Assisted physicians in follow-through of care.
  • Obtained accurate medical histories from patients, highlighting critical information.
  • Escorted patients to examination rooms.
  • Prepared blood, urine, stool and sputum lab specimens for diagnostic evaluation.
  • Verified appropriate lab couriers picked up collected lab specimens by checking paperwork.
  • Arranged surgeries with surgical center, confirming times with patients and preparing admission and consent forms.
  • Conducted machine safety checks according to facility policy.
  • Report significant information and changes in patient condition to nurse supervisor.
  • Obtained all prescribed laboratory testing.
  • Tested and recorded blood glucose levels.
  • Obtained pre- and post-treatment vital signs and weight.
  • Offered age-appropriate patient care before, during and after exams.
  • Documented vital signs and health history for 30 patients every daily.
Education
Medical Assistant Certification: Medical Assisting, Expected in 04/2014
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Pima Medical Institute - Colorado Springs, CO,
GPA:
Status -

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School Attended

  • Pima Medical Institute

Job Titles Held:

  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Assistant

Degrees

  • Medical Assistant Certification

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