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

Well-trained CNA and Medical Assistant with proven expertise in organizing efficient medical office environments and assisting with diagnostic efforts for adolescent and geriatric patients. Collect specimens, conduct basic assessments and monitor vitals to help physicians diagnose and treat various ailments. Expert with most EHR system and skilled at learning new processes to meet unique office requirements. Empathic, effective and motivated Medical Assistant and CNA able to combine clinical experience with compassion to meet challenges facing today's healthcare organizations. Looking to join medical team dedicated upholding highest standards of patient care. Highly-organized Medical Assistant and CNA with 20-year background supporting medical practices through exemplary skills. Deliver effective staff coordination and patient-flow management. Talented in technical troubleshooting and equipment maintenance.

Skills
  • Able to lift 100 pounds
  • Documentation procedures expert
  • Advanced anatomy knowledge
  • Inventory and supply management
  • Grooming and bathing assistance
  • Catheter change and preparation
  • HIPAA compliance
Experience
01/2015 to Current
Medical Assistant Valley Health Washington, VA,
  • Conducted patient interviews to gather health history, vital signs and information about current medical issues.
  • Performed preliminary physical tests, such as taking blood pressure, weight and temperature, accurately recording results in patient history summary.
  • Educated patients about medications, procedures and physician's instructions.
  • Assisted with diagnostic testing by collecting and packaging biological specimens for internal and laboratory analyses.
  • Maintained working condition of equipment by closely following operating instructions, troubleshooting breakdowns, performing preventive maintenance and calling for repairs.
  • Ordered and received disposable supplies and created SAP purchase orders.
  • Followed all principles of asepsis and infection control.
  • Removed strip printout from equipment to obtain permanent record of internal examination.
  • Assisted with technical treatments and entered information in patient records and charts.
  • Prepared treatment rooms for patients, including cleaning surfaces and restocking supplies.
  • Scheduled surgeries by making arrangements with surgical center and verifying times with patients, preparing charts, pre-admission and consent forms.
  • Promoted continuity of care by accurately and completely communicating patient status to fellow caregivers.
  • Assisted physicians by preparing patients for procedures, including but not limited to EKGs, phlebotomy, glucose testing and pulmonary function tests.
  • Acted as liaison between physician and patient, answering questions and delivering test results.
  • Coordinated and executed proper medical waste disposal.
  • Scheduled appointments for patients via phone and in person.
  • Performed wide range of clerical tasks, including imaging, transcription and verifying work to keep office workflows running smoothly.
  • Communicated with medical transcriptionists regarding patient medical records.
  • Prepared, stained, cover slipped and catalogued cytology specimens.
  • Maintained inventory, vaccination and product expiration logs to record updated documentation for tracking purposes.
  • Prepared patients for examinations, taking vital signs and updating medical histories.
  • Performed front desk duties, including answering phones, scheduling appointments, greeting patients and ordering supplies.
  • Led patients to exam rooms, answered general questions and prepared patients for physician by explaining process.
  • Maintained clean and organized work area with adequate supplies and reagents.
  • Answered appointment calls.
  • Cleaned and disinfected chairs and equipment according to facility policy.
  • Experienced in front and back offices, controlling patient flow, collecting payments and assisting in delivery of quality healthcare.
  • Monitored patient stability by checking vital signs and weight.
  • Performed routine tests such as urine dip stick, vision and hearing tests.
  • Communicated with patients by phone and via written correspondence.
07/2018 to 04/2020
Home Health Aide Help At Home Pass Christian, MS,
  • Delivered high level of assistance in general household duties, which included cooking, meal prep and food shopping.
  • Delivered activities that provided cognitive stimulation and entertainment.
  • Monitored client behaviors and emotional states, reporting concerns to RN and documenting information in files.
  • Monitored client behaviors and emotional states, reporting concerns to RN and documenting information in files.
  • Pleasantly greeted patients and families and displayed enthusiastic, compassionate attitude, effectively establishing long-term professional relationships.
  • Administered personal care to clients within private home settings and championed patient independence and well-being.
  • Followed physician orders when providing care and monitoring client well-being, safety and comfort.
  • Maintained patient hygiene by giving bedpans, urinals, baths and shaves.
  • Observed patient vital signs and medication reactions, reporting any health concerns or behavioral changes.
  • Organized and administered medications on clear schedules to help alleviate symptoms and optimize quality of life.
  • Advocated for establishment of healthier lifestyle practices to achieve optimal wellness.
  • Dressed, groomed and fed patients with limited physical abilities to efficiently handle basic needs.
  • Delivered individualized care and services management for all patients.
  • Carried out important daily living tasks for patients by cooking meals, washing laundry and other household chores.
  • Helped clients stay happy and healthy by providing mental and emotional support.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment to promote client happiness and safety.
  • Supervised and supported activities of daily living such as medication administration and personal hygiene.
  • Monitored clients' progress to report necessary changes.
05/2015 to 04/2018
Certified Nursing Assistant Highmark Inc. Union City, PA,
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and assisted with feeding.
  • Documented activities and recorded information in EMR system.
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • 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.
  • Fostered relationships with patients, caregivers and healthcare teams to achieve individual care plan targets.
  • Used mobility devices and Hoyer and sara lift equipment to transport patients.
  • Volunteered to work additional shifts and overtime during busy periods to maintain proper staffing and floor coverage.
  • Rendered hands-on nursing care under direct RN supervision, adhering to medical center policies and procedures.
  • Managed and maintained patient rooms, shared-living areas and nursing stations.
  • Exhibited compassionate care and communication regarding issues surrounding death and dying.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Collected specimens, monitored vitals and maximized patient comfort.
01/2012 to 06/2014
Certified Nursing Assistant Hill Health Ctr West Haven, CT,
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  • 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.
  • Fostered relationships with patients, caregivers and healthcare teams to achieve individual care plan targets.
  • Used mobility devices and Hoyer and sara lift equipment to transport patients.
  • Managed and maintained patient rooms, shared-living areas and nursing stations.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene managSarat, feeding and ambulation.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Delivered nursing assistance to residents in 180-bed rehab and nursing home care facility.
  • Education and Training
    Expected in
    Associate of Science: Nursing
    CCSU - New Britain, CT,
    GPA:

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    Resume Overview

    School Attended

    • CCSU

    Job Titles Held:

    • Medical Assistant
    • Home Health Aide
    • Certified Nursing Assistant
    • Certified Nursing Assistant

    Degrees

    • Associate of Science

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