medical assistant resume example with 6+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
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Professional Summary

Highly motivated and committed new graduate Registered Nurse, with proven history of superior performance at individual, team and organizational levels. Strong ability to multitask and prioritize workloads with little or no supervision. Detail-oriented professional looking to bring medical background and team-building skills to deadline-driven environment.

  • Simple dressings
  • EMR / EHR
  • Monitoring patient progress
  • CPR
  • Emergency room procedures
  • Point of care testing
  • Patient-focused care
  • Compassionate
  • Phlebotomy
  • Electronic health records
  • Emergency procedures understanding
  • Ambulating and repositioning patients
  • Direct Patient Care
  • Assisting with physical exams
Bryant And Stratton College - Newport News Newport News, VA Expected in 04/2021 Associates of Nursing : Nursing - GPA :
  • Member of National Technical Honor Society
Hampton High School Hampton, VA Expected in 06/2001 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Work History
Priority Healthcare Corporation - Medical Assistant
Marrero, LA, 10/2016 - 03/2018
  • Obtained client medical history, including medication information, symptoms and allergies.
  • Supported duties for diagnostic and technical treatment procedures, such as setting up and operating special medical equipment and apparatus.
  • Obtained all prescribed laboratory testing.
  • Performed clerical duties, such as word processing, data entry, answering phones and filing.
  • Tested and recorded blood glucose levels.
  • Completed clinical procedures and gathered patient data for interpretation by physician.
  • Verified appropriate lab couriers picked up collected lab specimens.
  • Obtained pre- and post-treatment vital signs and weight.
  • Sanitized, restocked and organized exam rooms and medical equipment.
Cheshire Medical Center - PHLEBOTOMIST
Keene, NH, 03/2009 - 09/2011
  • Drew blood from veins by vacuum tube, syringe or butterfly venipuncture methods.
  • Protected patients by following infection control, sharps disposal and biohazardous waste disposal procedures.
  • Maintained exam rooms by ordering supplies, transporting specimens, washing and packing instruments and changing solutions.
  • Tracked collected specimens by initialing, dating and noting times of collection.
  • Assembled tourniquets, needles and blood collection devices to prepare work trays.
  • Stocked phlebotomy cart or carrier with appropriate supplies.
  • Accurately labeled vacutainer tubes with patient name, date and time of collection.
  • Conducted venipunctures.
  • Obtained blood specimens by performing venipunctures and finger sticks several times per day.
  • Spoke with patient to gather information for lab records, reduce fear or anxiety and optimize cooperation.
  • Collected blood samples using vacutainer tubes, tourniquets, syringes, butterfly needles, and straight needles.
Hospital Sisters Health System - Corporate - Emergency Technician
Litchfield, IL, 09/2006 - 10/2009
  • Received direction and assignments from physicians and nurses, providing efficient technical support to optimize patient care.
  • Administered first aid treatment and life support to care for sick or injured individuals.
  • Collected basic samples such as blood, urine and stool, labeling specimens properly and transferring to laboratory for testing.
  • Utilized hospital beds and wheelchairs to transport patients throughout hospital.
  • Worked with nurses to assess patients and prepare for tests and procedures.
  • Assisted doctors with examinations of patients by taking vital signs, including blood pressure, height, weight and drawing blood.
  • Followed all hospital policies and procedures and complied with local, state and federal agency and accrediting body guidelines.
  • Provided triage, first-aid and referral to outside medical providers during workplace injury or medical emergency.
  • Carried out phlebotomy procedures, including preparing patients, finding viable veins and watching for adverse reactions
  • Inserted peripheral IVs and administered non-medication IV fluids.
  • Decontaminated and sanitized all equipment, instruments and supplies.
  • Continuously monitored patients and reported changes to head nurses and physicians.
  • Administered basic wound care, and insertion of Foley catheters.
  • Quickly responded to codes and cardiac monitor alarms.
  • Applied orthopedic devices like traction and OCL splints.
  • Facilitated transfer of patients throughout medical facility and between departments.
  • Assessed extent and nature of injury or illness to prioritize and establish medical procedures.
  • Measured and fit crutches and canes, instructing patients on proper use of support devices.
  • Liaised between nurses, physicians, patients, and visitors.
  • Assisted with resuscitation, CPR and emergency airway procedures.
  • Safely transported patients by wheelchair, stretcher or bed to other units.

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School Attended

  • Bryant And Stratton College - Newport News
  • Hampton High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Medical Assistant
  • Emergency Technician


  • Associates of Nursing
  • High School Diploma

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