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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Dedicated Medical Assistant skilled with technical, clerical and patient support. Strong interpersonal communication with talent effectively dealing with patients and staff alike. Detailed understanding of medical sector and regulatory obligations concerning it.

Skills
  • Patient feeding
  • Professional bedside manner
  • Grooming and bathing assistance
  • HIPAA compliance
  • Wound care and irrigation
  • Patient toileting
  • Understands medical procedures
  • Inventory and supply management
  • Advanced anatomy knowledge
  • Certified in Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Specimens collection and processing
  • Preparing specimens and samples
  • Valid IL driver's license
  • Medical terminology knowledge
  • Advanced radiology knowledge
  • Calm and level-headed under duress
  • Meal supervision
  • Human anatomy and physiology
  • EKG set up and monitoring
  • Proper sterilization techniques
  • Patient skin and nail care
  • Charting expertise
  • Documentation procedures expert
  • First aid
  • Quick problem solver
  • Medical terminology
  • Data entry
  • Patient scheduling
  • Reliable transportation
  • Crutch fitting
  • Vital sign monitors
  • Communicating with patient families
Experience
11/2019 to Current Medical Assistant Brigham And Women's Hospital | West Roxbury, MA,
  • Partnered with healthcare and administrative staff to create patient-centered, inviting and supportive environment for patients and families.
  • Prepared prescription refill requests on behalf of physician to prevent lags.
  • Printed and filed examination data records according to HIPAA patient standards.
  • Kept facility stocked with necessary supplies, equipment and instruments.
  • Interviewed and engaged patients to obtain medical history, chief complaints and vital signs.
  • Relayed messages from patients to physicians about concerns, condition updates or refill requests to facilitate effective treatment.
  • Performed preliminary physical tests, such as taking blood pressure, weight and temperature, accurately recording results in patient history summary.
  • Transmitted physician's orders to patients, counseling on execution and addressing follow-up questions.
07/2018 to 11/2019 Medical Assistant Brigham And Women's Hospital | Woburn, MA,
  • Partnered with healthcare and administrative staff to create patient-centered, inviting and supportive environment for patients and families.
  • Assisted with diagnostic testing by collecting and packaging biological specimens for internal and laboratory analyses.
  • Coordinated and executed medical waste disposal according to governmental and organizational standards.
  • Collaborated with local pharmacies to resolve and clarify issues with patient medication.
  • Prepared prescription refill requests on behalf of physician to prevent lags.
  • Printed and filed examination data records according to HIPAA patient standards.
  • Efficiently performed insurance verification and pre-certification and pre-authorization functions.
  • Kept facility stocked with necessary supplies, equipment and instruments.
  • Interviewed and engaged patients to obtain medical history, chief complaints and vital signs.
  • Contacted pharmacies to submit and refill patients' prescriptions.
  • Performed, validated and reported laboratory tests for prognosis, diagnosis, treatment and research.
  • Sterilized instruments and disposed of contaminated supplies in adherence to OSHA regulations.
  • Collected forms, copied insurance cards and coordinated patient information for billing and insurance processing.
  • Reviewed treatment sheets for consistency, completeness and accuracy.
  • Implemented inventory tracking system to maintain product accessibility and lower equipment cost.
  • Relayed messages from patients to physicians about concerns, condition updates or refill requests to facilitate effective treatment.
  • Performed preliminary physical tests, such as taking blood pressure, weight and temperature, accurately recording results in patient history summary.
  • Followed all principles of asepsis and infection control to meet patient safety guidelines.
  • Transmitted physician's orders to patients, counseling on execution and addressing follow-up questions.
  • Maintained inventory, vaccination and product expiration logs to record updated documentation for tracking purposes.
  • Assisted physicians by preparing patients for procedures, including EKGs, phlebotomy, glucose testing and pulmonary function tests.
  • Collected, labeled and stored lab samples according to laboratory specifications.
06/2016 to 07/2018 CNA/ED Technician Sunrise Senior Living | Yardley, PA,
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Fostered relationships with patients, caregivers and healthcare teams to achieve individual care plan targets.
  • Conducted routine checks on standard patient vitals, including blood pressure, blood sugar and heart rate.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements, also assisting with feeding and monitoring.
  • Documented activities and recorded information in EMR system.
  • Managed and maintained patient rooms, shared-living areas and nursing stations.
  • Exhibited compassionate care and communication regarding issues surrounding death and dying.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Collected specimens, monitored vitals and maximized patient comfort to maintain optimal environment.
  • Maintained accurate, timely flow of information by completing thorough patient records and updating healthcare team on patient status.
  • Rendered hands-on nursing care under direct RN supervision, adhering to medical center policies and procedures.
  • Engaged with patient family and friends to provide courteous, efficient visit experience.
  • Administered personal nursing assistance in pre- and post-operative situations.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
01/2015 to 06/2016 PCA/CNA Continuum | City, STATE,
  • Cultivated homelike environment in nursing home, protected and promoted resident rights and helped maintain maximum independence and control for residents.
  • Promoted patient's mental alertness and physical agility through involvement in activities of interest and delivered basic emotional and psychological support to patient and family.
  • Delivered basic direct patient care, including checking and monitoring vital signs, assisting with personal care and grooming, changing dressings, organizing room and transporting patient.
  • Reported abnormal changes or patterns in physical, mental and emotional conditions to nursing staff and understood and followed regulations regarding injury or possible abuse.
  • Communicated and interacted effectively and tactfully with residents, visitors, families, peers and supervisors and practiced flexible, creative care in addition to mandated standard care.
  • Documented resident status electronically and attended interdisciplinary meetings as needed to offer input into selected resident's care plan.
  • Engaged with patient family and friends to provide courteous, efficient visit experience.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements, also assisting with feeding and monitoring.
  • Exhibited compassionate care and communication regarding issues surrounding death and dying.
Education and Training
Expected in Associate of Science | ADN Lincoln Land Community College, Springfield, IL, GPA:
Expected in 2010 CNA | CNA Lincoln Land Community College, Springfield, IL GPA:
Expected in 2010 High School Diploma | Gillespie High School, Gillespie, IL, GPA:

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School Attended

  • Lincoln Land Community College
  • Lincoln Land Community College
  • Gillespie High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Assistant
  • CNA/ED Technician
  • PCA/CNA

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • CNA
  • High School Diploma

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