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medical assistant resume example with 14 years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
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Summary

Dedicated and empathetic Medical Assistant offering experience in direct patient care. Committed to obtaining highest level of patient satisfaction. Dedicated to ensuring regulatory compliance and adherence to practice standards. Cultivates trust and rapport with patients through excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Eager to learn and advance in the medical field as a Physician Manager.

Skills
  • Patient scheduling
  • Calm and level-headed under duress
  • Vital sign monitors
  • Stocking supplies
  • Using a scale
  • Customer Service
  • Certified in Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Communicating with patient families
  • Professional bedside manner
  • HIPAA compliance
  • Understands medical procedures
Education and Training
University of Phoenix Tempe, AZ Expected in 03/2016 Bachelor of Science : Health Administration - GPA :
University of Phoenix Tempe, AZ Expected in 09/2013 Associate of Arts : Human Services Management - GPA :
Ridgemont High School Ridgeway, OH, Expected in 05/2006 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Experience
Public Health Seattle & King County - Medical Assistant
Kent, WA, 11/2017 - Current
  • Performed preliminary physical tests to accurately record results in patient history summary.
  • Relayed messages from patients to physicians about concerns, condition updates or refill requests to facilitate treatment.
  • Scheduled appointments for patients via phone and in person.
  • Interviewed and engaged patients to obtain medical history, chief complaints and vital signs.
  • Prepared treatment rooms for patients by cleaning surfaces and restocking supplies.
  • Educated patients about medications, procedures and physician's instructions.
  • Organized charts, documents and supplies to maintain team productivity.
  • Contacted pharmacies to submit and refill patients' prescriptions.
  • Secured patient information and maintained patient confidence by completing and safeguarding medical records.
  • Assessed, documented and monitored vital signs for patients within outpatient setting.
  • Collaborated with local pharmacies to resolve and clarify issues with patient medication.
  • Assisted with diagnostic testing by collecting and packaging biological specimens for internal and laboratory analysis.
Dental Care Alliance - Dental Assistant
Toms River, NJ, 01/2012 - 11/2017
  • Sanitized equipment, cleaned treatment rooms and restocked supplies after each patient's treatment to maintain cleanliness and prepare for next patient.
  • Gathered and reviewed patient records, data and health history to share with dentists for quick and accurate patient assessments, diagnoses and treatment.
  • Created dental x-rays using traditional and digital methods to help dentists detect tooth decay, cavities and other issues needing to be treated.
  • Took bitewing, periapical, panoramic and occlusal X-rays and prepared for dentists to review.
  • Laid out dental instruments and equipment before procedures.
  • Educated patients on treatment procedures and post-procedure home care.
  • Entered patient data into dental records system and observed all confidentiality rules to maintain patient privacy.
  • Took patient blood pressure, pulse and temperature and accurately recorded results in patient charts.
  • Took preliminary impressions of patient teeth to prepare for custom impressions and fabrication of permanent dental work.
  • Educated patients on techniques to optimize oral hygiene, control plaque and protect teeth and gums.
  • Built loyal patient following and retained return patients by providing empathetic and caring service.
  • Stocked and prepared exam and treatment rooms by setting up required instruments, tools, supplies and equipment.
Banner Health - Patient Care Assistant
Tempe, AZ, 10/2010 - 01/2012
  • Engaged with patient family and friends to provide courteous visit experience.
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Promoted patient comfort by quickly responding to calls and handling diverse needs.
  • Obtained patient vital signs and reported results to staff nurse or physician to identify changes from prior measurements.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Used mobility devices to transport patients.
  • Communicated changes in patient conditions and other unit concerns to multidisciplinary team.
  • Performed minor housekeeping tasks to keep patient areas clean and sanitized.
Promedica Senior Care - STNA
Metamora, OH, 07/2007 - 10/2010
  • Provided basic patient care by bathing and grooming patients, changing bedding and assisting in feeding activities.
  • Performed light cleaning duties by emptying wastebaskets, sweeping, mopping and sanitizing surfaces.
  • Organized games and other activities to engage clients and offer mental stimulation.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Conducted routine checks on standard patient vitals, including blood pressure, blood sugar and heart rate.
  • 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.
  • Used mobility devices to transport patients.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • University of Phoenix
  • University of Phoenix
  • Ridgemont High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Medical Assistant
  • Dental Assistant
  • Patient Care Assistant
  • STNA

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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