Dedicated Medical Assistant skilled in technical, clerical and patient support. With 20 years of experience I have the
Strong ability to communicate clearly and effectively to patients and staff.
Strong medical ethic
Strong clinical judgment
Problem resolution ability
Med. terminology knowledge
Wound cleaning/care ability
Obtain/charting vital signs
Allergy skin/balance test
Medical Assistant03/2016 to 03/2017Anthem Hills Medical CenterHenderson, NVPrepared patient rooms prior to patient arrival, Escorted patients to examination rooms and prepared them for physician exams. Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records, performed procedures such as EKG, Spirometry, Injections, wound care, vision and hearing exams, routine tests such as urine dipstick, urine drug screens, pregnancy test, ICD9/ICD10 code knowledge, Prior Authorizations, Referrals, maintained orderly and well stocked environment, answering phone calls/voice messages in a timely manner, appointment scheduling, Maintained patient privacy and confidential patient information.
Lead Medical Assistant03/2014 to 03/2016Total Care Family PracticeHenderson, NVPrepared patient rooms prior to patient arrival, Observed and documented patient status and reported patient complaints to the Dr, obtain and record vital signs, perform procedures such as EKG, Spirometry, Allergy skin test, Balance test, injections, wound care, performed routine tests such as urine dip stick, instant drug screening, vision and hearing tests, medication administration, ICD-9/ICD10 code knowledge, prior authorizations, prepare and send medical records, answer phones, promoted personal and co-worker safety, maintained a clean, orderly and well-stocked environment, inventory control, prepare and send referrals.
Medical Assistant11/2008 to 12/2013The Pediactric GroupOklahoma City, OKRead/record temperature, pulse, respiration, and B/P, prepared patient rooms prior to arrival, stocked facility/patient exam rooms with necessary supplies/equipment, vaccine administration and counseling, medication administration, record patients medical history/chief complaints, prepare patient for physician exams, performed lab tests/communicated results, blood glucose, hemoglobin testing, urinalysis, vision/hearing tests, provided patients/families with emotional support, promoted personal/co-worker safety, maintained a clean and orderly environment, scheduling appointments, triage, answered voicemail messages/returned calls in timely manner, autoclave, referrals, sensitive to the needs of all patients.
Pre-School Teacher02/2008 to 11/2008The Village Montessori SchoolOklahoma City, OKCarefully monitored children's play activities, offered detailed daily reports, maintained daily records of activities/behaviors/meals/naps, conducted reading classes, parent conference, created hands-on curriculum to promote student interest/receptive learning, arts/crafts, learning activities/imaginative role play, disciplined/behavior, monitored infant/toddler/preschool area of play within the daycare.
Medical Assistant08/2006 to 04/2007Randall T. WeingartenHenderson, NVAssisted physicians with examination/instrument preparation/injections/suture removal, scheduling patient follow up, referrals to other doctor's, preparing lab requisitions, autoclaving, patient charting, vital signs, insurance verification, collecting co-pays, answering telephone.
Medical Assistant08/2005 to 05/2006Nevada Neurological AssociatesHenderson, NVAssisted physicians with examination/instruments preparation/injections/suture removal, assisted with diagnoses, read-recorded temperature/pulse/respiration, prepared patient rooms/medication/administration, scheduled appointments, maintained facility with necessary supplies/equipment, provided support/assistance to medical staff/patients, tended to patients with chronic illnesses, recognized- reported abnormalities and/or changes in patients health status, promoted personal/co- worker safety, Maintained a clean orderly-well-stocked environment, doctor referrals, lab test requisitions.
High School Diploma1998Bryman College GraduateSan Jose, CA
1997Blackford High SchoolSan Jose, CA
AHA Healthcare Provider CPR Certification
scheduling appointments, arts, Balance, caregiver, Excellent interpersonal skills, counseling, CPR, Detail-
oriented, EKG, emotional support, First aid, ICD10, ICD-9, injections, insurance, inventory control, lab test, Medical terminology, medication administration, Neurology, Pain management, prepare patient, Pediatrics, positioning, Problem resolution, reading, Read, record keeping, safety, scheduling, answer phones, telephone, Time management, triage, Urinalysis, vaccine, Venipuncture, vision, vital signs, record vital signs, Wound care