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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

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.

  • HIPAA compliance
  • Grooming and bathing assistance
  • Documentation procedures expert
  • Advanced anatomy knowledge
  • Proper sterilization techniques
  • Venipuncture and phlebotomy
  • Catheter change and preparation
  • Inventory and supply management
  • Wound care and irrigation
  • Professional bedside manner
  • Patient toileting
  • Charting expertise
  • Understands medical procedures
  • Interventional cardiac catheterization lab
  • Advanced radiology knowledge
  • Lab equipment calibration
  • Preparing specimens and samples
  • Communicating with patient families
  • Foley catheters
  • Diagnostic procedures
  • Sterile technique
  • Quick problem solver
  • Color Duplex Ultrasound Machine
  • Medical terminology knowledge
  • Cardiac anatomy and physiology awareness
  • Understands mobility assistance needs
  • Specimens collection and processing
01/2019 to 09/2020
Medical Assistant Centura Health Evergreen, CO,
  • Assisted with diagnostic testing by collecting and packaging biological specimens for internal and laboratory analyses.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements, also assisting with feeding and monitoring.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Calibrated equipment for optimal use and to obtain accurate diagnostic results.
  • Assisted doctors, nurses and support staff with preparation for and conducting patient procedures.
  • Coordinated patient care needs with healthcare team and delivered compassionate assistance with activities of daily living.
  • Monitored and maintained aseptic techniques throughout procedures.
  • Collected, documented and reviewed patient medical histories and relayed important factors to supervising clinicians.
  • Provided excellent customer service by effectively communicating with patients, families, staff and staff in other hospital departments.
  • Obtained, inspected and distributed sterile and non-sterile surgical equipment and instruments.
  • Explained procedures to patients to reduce anxieties, enhance cooperation and facilitate smooth procedures.
05/2017 to 01/2019
Medical Assistant Common Spirit Issaquah, WA,
  • Performed preliminary physical tests, such as taking blood pressure, weight and temperature, accurately recording results in patient history summary.
  • Maintained inventory, vaccination and product expiration logs to record updated documentation for tracking purposes.
  • Efficiently performed insurance verification and pre-certification and pre-authorization functions.
  • Printed and filed examination data records according to HIPAA patient standards.
  • Helped residents achieve program goals and increase independence.
  • Assessed, documented and monitored vital signs for more than 25 patients per day.
  • Contacted pharmacies to submit and refill patients' prescriptions.
  • Collaborated with local pharmacies to resolve and clarify issues with patient medication.
  • Performed, validated and reported laboratory tests for prognosis, diagnosis, treatment and research.
  • Processed and produced ER, OR and portable x-ray information to assist diagnosis.
  • Transmitted physician's orders to patients, counseling on execution and addressing follow-up questions.
  • Batch-scanned and indexed patient charts to improve data availability while maintaining security.
  • Followed all principles of asepsis and infection control to meet patient safety guidelines.
  • Sterilized instruments and disposed of contaminated supplies in adherence to OSHA regulations.
  • Measured patient peak flows to improve workflow efficiency.
  • Kept facility stocked with necessary supplies, equipment and instruments.
  • Relayed messages from patients to physicians about concerns, condition updates or refill requests to facilitate effective treatment.
  • Coordinated and executed medical waste disposal according to governmental and organizational standards.
  • Collaborated with radiologists, sonographers and other healthcare team members to streamline patient care.
04/2016 to 09/2016
CNA Meridian Senior Living Conroe, TX,
  • 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.
  • Documented activities and recorded information in EMR system.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements, also assisting with feeding and monitoring.
  • 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.
  • Supported diagnostic and treatment procedures, including setting up and operating specialized medical equipment.
  • Exhibited compassionate care and communication regarding issues surrounding death and dying.
  • Managed and maintained patient rooms, shared-living areas and nursing stations.
  • Rendered hands-on nursing care under direct RN supervision, adhering to medical center policies and procedures.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms to assess and prioritize need for further attention.
  • Used mobility devices and equipment to transport patients.
  • Collected specimens, monitored vitals and maximized patient comfort to maintain optimal environment.
  • Administered personal nursing assistance in pre- and post-operative situations.
  • Engaged with patient family and friends to provide courteous, efficient visit experience.
Education and Training
Expected in 09/2016
: Medical Assisting
IntelliTec College - Pueblo - Pueblo, CO
Expected in 01/2011
Associate of Applied Science: CNA
Certified Nurses Aide - Intellitec,
Expected in 08/2012
Associate of Applied Science: Qmap
Qmap Classes - ,
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certification, Aug 2019
  • Paladina Health Care Training - Stember 2016-October 2016

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School Attended
  • IntelliTec College - Pueblo
  • Certified Nurses Aide
  • Qmap Classes
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  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Assistant
  • CNA
  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Associate of Applied Science

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