medical assistant resume example with 5+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Motivated Healthcare professional dedicated to providing top-quality, patient-centered care. Highly skilled in working with Geriatric population, Hospice and Palliative care patients, Certified in Dementia care. Provides excellent communication to patients and healthcare team and organizational skills with accurate time-management skills. Dependable, punctual and committed to life-long learning. Ambitious student pursuing Nursing degree eager to contribute developed knowledge in nursing care role. Skilled in hospice and dementia in busy settings. Adaptable and driven with strong work ethic and ability to thrive in team-based or individually motivated settings.

  • Grooming and bathing assistance
  • Medical terminology knowledge
  • Quick problem solver
  • Calm and level-headed under duress
  • Performing patient intakes
  • Monitoring fluids
  • Documentation procedures expert
  • Collecting specimens
  • Patient relations
  • Collecting vital signs
  • Preparing meals
  • Infection control procedures
  • Respiratory equipment training
  • General housekeeping ability
  • Flexible
  • Microsoft Office
  • Terminally ill patient care
  • Heavy lifting
  • Policies and guidelines
  • Effective customer communication
  • Ambulation and exercise assistance
  • Client documentation
  • First aid and safety
  • Community activities
  • Behavior redirection
  • Compassionate client care
  • Records maintenance
  • Care plan management
  • Active listening
  • Coordination skills
  • Proper phone etiquette
  • Client satisfaction
Medical Assistant, 01/2021 to Current
South Nassau Communities HospitalHicksville, NY,
  • 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 treatment.
  • Efficiently performed insurance verification and pre-certification and pre-authorization functions.
  • Followed all principles of asepsis and infection control to meet patient safety guidelines.
  • Organized charts, documents and supplies to maintain team productivity.
  • Performed preliminary physical tests to accurately record results in patient history summary.
  • Prepared treatment rooms for patients by cleaning surfaces and restocking supplies.
  • Helped residents achieve program goals and increase independence.
  • Collaborated with local pharmacies to resolve and clarify issues with patient medication.
  • Implemented inventory tracking system to maintain product accessibility and lower equipment cost.
  • Scheduled appointments for patients via phone and in person.
  • Assisted with diagnostic testing by collecting and packaging biological specimens for internal and laboratory analysis.
  • Performed, validated and reported laboratory tests for prognosis, diagnosis, treatment and research.
  • Assessed, documented and monitored vital signs for patients within outpatient setting.
Licensed Nursing Assistant, 08/2018 to Current
Elliot Health SystemHooksett, NH,
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements, also assisting with feeding and monitoring.
  • Collected biological specimens and packages for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms to assess and prioritize need for further attention.
  • 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.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Engaged with patient family and friends to provide courteous, efficient visit experience.
  • Used mobility equipment to transport patients. (ArjoHuntLeigh)
  • Exhibited compassionate care and communication regarding issues surrounding death and dying.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare teams to provide high-quality patient care.
  • Supported diagnostic and treatment procedures, including setting up and operating specialized medical equipment.
  • Managed and maintained patient rooms, shared-living areas and nursing stations.
Environmental Services Housekeeper, 07/2017 to 08/2018
University Of CaliforniaSan Diego, CA,
  • Reviewed daily schedules to plan out cleaning routines and gather needed supplies.
  • Exceeded facility standards regularly by working with detail-oriented approach.
  • Maintained floors with regular sweeping, mopping and vacuuming.
  • Kept trash cans empty by removing regularly from rooms, bathrooms and hallways.
  • Helped prevent spread of infections by sanitizing surfaces, furniture and equipment.
  • Submitted repair requests to maintenance team to reduce operating costs and improve energy-saving strategy.
  • Stocked room attendant carts with supplies to keep carts organized and clean.
  • Operated incinerators and trash compactors to dispose of garbage.
  • Moved beds, sofas and small furniture to wipe down baseboards and remove dust and dirt from hard-to-reach areas.
  • Emptied wastebaskets and disposed of all soiled linen in guest rooms to reduce spread of germs and enhance freshness.
  • Swept and damp-mopped private stairways and hallways.
  • Washed and polished glass windows and doors to keep entryways clear and professional.
Dietary Aide, 01/2016 to 07/2017
Concordia Retirement CenterBella Vista, AR,
  • Helped patients with special needs eat meals with kindness and patience.
  • Served specific meals to patients with special dietary needs.
  • Assisted Resident Aides with meal prep for 20 daily meals, following strict sanitation and food handling guidelines
  • Used dishwasher to wash plates, cups, utensils, serving tools and cooking equipment.
  • Collaborated extensively with interdisciplinary care team to meet nutritional needs of each resident.
  • Devised meal plans in line with patients' age, gender, diagnosis, cultural background and religious practices.
  • Developed and oversaw preparation of specialized diets.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2016 to Mill River Union High School - Clarendon, VT,
: , Expected in to Vermont Technical College - Randolph Center, VT

Currently in progress to earn LPN, following ASN (Associate of Nursing)

: , Expected in to Castleton University - Castleton, VT,

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School Attended

  • Mill River Union High School
  • Vermont Technical College
  • Castleton University

Job Titles Held:

  • Medical Assistant
  • Licensed Nursing Assistant
  • Environmental Services Housekeeper
  • Dietary Aide


  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Some College (No Degree)

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