medical assistant extern resume example with 9+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor

Organized and motivated employee eager to apply time management and organizational skills in various environments. Seeking entry-level opportunities to expand skills while facilitating company growth.

  • Wound care and irrigation
  • Charting expertise
  • Patient skin and nail care
  • Stocking supplies
  • Documentation procedures expert
  • Venipuncture and phlebotomy
  • Understands medical procedures
  • Specimens collection and processing
  • Patient scheduling
  • Conflict resolution
  • Planning & organizing
  • Advanced anatomy knowledge
  • Able to lift 200 pounds
  • Medical billing
  • Proper sterilization techniques
Education and Training
Platt College - Riverside Riverside, CA Expected in 03/2013 Associates Degree in Medical Assistant : Medical Assisting - GPA :
Perris High School Perris, CA Expected in 06/2006 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Ben Clark Training Center Riverside, CA, Expected in 01/2002 Certification : Law Enforcement - GPA :
Dean Health - Medical Assistant Extern
Florissant, MO, 01/2013 - 03/2013
  • Escorted patients to examination rooms and prepared for physician exams.
  • Charted all patient services in records with high accuracy.
  • Corresponded with patients through phone, fax, email and in person to schedule appointments and answer inquiries.
  • Assisted physicians by preparing patients for procedures, EKGs, phlebotomy, glucose testing and pulmonary function tests.
  • Escorted patients to examination rooms and documented medical histories.
  • Sterilized instruments and disposed of contaminated supplies in adherence to OSHA regulations.
  • Performed routine dip stick, vision and hearing tests.
  • Monitored patient stability by checking vital signs and weight.
  • Measured specimens and delivered to laboratory.
  • Oversaw patient registration, insurance verification, form completion and appointment scheduling to maintain operational efficiency.
  • Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Recorded patient temperature and blood pressure.
  • Protected confidentiality of patient care information and treatments to prevent data breaches.
  • Performed finger sticks and used equipment to test blood for iron and protein levels.
  • Prepared clinic's patient records accurately using [Software] and implemented updates whenever data changed.
  • Developed efficient filing system, decreasing patient chart retrieval time [Number]%.
  • Compiled statistical data, such as patient admissions, discharges, deaths, births and types of treatment given.
  • Completed and submitted clinical documentation in accordance with agency guidelines.
  • Partnered with healthcare and administrative staff to create patient-centered, inviting and supportive environment for patients and families.
Macy's - Medical Assistant Student
Nashville, TN, 01/2010 - 01/2013
  • Supported day-to-day operations, assisting teammates with various tasks.
  • Reported concerns to supervisor for resolution.
  • Created status reports on operational activities.
  • Conducted research and presented findings to leadership.
  • Handled incoming and outgoing supplies and packages and routed to appropriate personnel.
  • Developed understanding of policies, procedures and processes.
  • Participated in company and department meetings.
  • Built professional working relationships with peers and supervisors.
  • Displayed strong telephone etiquette, effectively handling difficult calls.
  • Maintained positive working relationship with fellow staff and management.
  • Kept facility stocked with necessary supplies, equipment and instruments.
  • Handled general office duties to support administrative staff during peak hours.
  • Operated x-ray and electrocardiogram (EKG) to administer diagnostic tests.
  • Explained treatment procedures and physicians' instructions.
  • Cleaned and sterilized instruments and disposed of contaminated supplies.
Firstservice Residential - Warehouse Worker
Lakeway, TX, 01/2010 - 12/2010
  • Monitored work areas for cleanliness and functionality and removed obstacles for safety.
  • Received deliveries, scanned packages and updated orders in internal database.
  • Recognized defective material and reported issues to management.
  • Staged and sorted multiple types of products for loading.
  • Moved large and bulky items manually or with pallet jacks or forklifts.
  • Preserved safe work environment by maintaining clean workstations and pallet area.
  • Prepared and completed warehouse orders for delivery or pickup according to schedule.
  • Kept shelves, workstations and pallet areas neat and tidy to maintain safe work environment.
  • Packed and labeled merchandise to prepare for loading and shipment to customers.
  • Loaded and unloaded shipments and moved products to assigned warehouse locations manually or used forklift or pallet jack and focused on easy retrievability for customer orders.
  • Prepared products for shipment by packaging and labeling finished products in cardboard boxes or containers.
  • Picked and prepared numerous daily shipments in controlled atmosphere warehouse environment.
  • Lifted materials of varied weights on regular basis.
  • Packaged finished products for shipping by shrink-wrapping, boxing and labeling.
  • Assisted coworkers with special projects to learn new tasks while gaining additional responsibilities.
  • Reviewed work orders before beginning assigned tasks to prepare materials and equipment.
  • Prepared inventory for shipment by attaching tags and labels.
Morongo Casino Resort-Club Vibe - Club Usher/Club Security Guard
City, STATE, 10/2009 - 04/2010
  • Resolved conflicts and restrained patrons from getting into fights.
  • Verified IDs for legal age prior to admission into premises.
  • Confirmed people were not visibly intoxicated prior to entering premises.
  • Refused admission to known troublemakers.
  • Inspected each person to check for weapons or contraband before entering premises.
  • Demonstrated awareness of liability issues and law by confirming legal drinking age and discontinuing service to intoxicated guests.
  • Utilized exceptional interpersonal skills to professionally diffuse altercations.
  • Guarded, patrolled and monitored premises to prevent theft, violence or infractions of venue rules.
  • Administered crowd control and broke up disturbances without appearing threatening or intimidating.
  • Provided friendly and professional assistance to employees, visitors and customers.
  • Monitored building and property entrances and exits to detect intrusions and protect assets.
  • Administered first aid for minor medical situations and contacted paramedics for medical emergencies.
  • Identified suspicious activity to determine appropriate response.
  • Searched bags manually to identify prohibited items and contraband.
  • Maintained high levels of alertness throughout shifts.
  • Escorted individuals requiring personal protection to provide safe transport to specified locations.
  • Maintained calm composure during emergencies while communicating with local law enforcement and emergency response services.
  • Patrolled crowds during events to preserve order and promote security.
  • Checked and secured building areas during off-hours to prevent entry by unauthorized individuals.
  • Detected emergency situations through keen listening and close observation to respond appropriately to alarms.
Andrews International Security-Moreno Valley Mall - Security Officer
City, STATE, 01/2007 - 07/2007
  • Guarded restricted areas to prevent unauthorized entry.
  • Followed established security and safety procedures and posted orders to include enforcement of company rules, policies and regulations.
  • Secured personnel and premises by inspecting buildings and patrolling property.
  • Checked footage and live feeds from surveillance cameras for trespassers and criminal activity.
  • Enforced security regulations and escorted non-compliant individuals to private areas for processing.
  • Warned persons of rule infractions or violations and evicted violators from premises.
  • Inspected parking lot to verify parking permits and ticketed or towed unauthorized vehicles.
  • Searched individuals and baggage for weapons and other prohibited items.
  • Verified photo IDs and tickets to allow guests passage.
  • Assessed fire detectors and alarm systems to prevent and address issues.
  • Addressed problems quickly and reported clear information while working under minimal supervision.
  • Sounded alarms and called police or fire department in cases of fire or presence of unauthorized persons.
  • Surveyed property to prevent and identify vandalism or disarmed alarm systems.
  • Responded to accidents and administered first aid to individuals.
Perris Police Station - Sheriff's Explorer Sergeant
City, STATE, 01/2001 - 01/2007
  • Answered calls and complaints while providing community-oriented police services to improve and enhance quality of life community-wide.
  • Supported positive relationships between community leaders and general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens and visitors.
  • Recorded facts and prepared reports to document incidents and activities for later use in court cases and legal records.
  • Drafted incident reports detailing criminal activity, civil proceedings and varied incidents.
  • Patrolled designated to identify criminal activities, issue citations, prevent incidents and serve warrants.
  • Supported future criminal cases by preparing detailed and accurate reports related to accidents, crime disturbances and complaints.
  • Wrote detailed arrest and accident reports.
  • Monitored and investigated suspicions persons and situations and unusual activities.
  • Exceeded specific team goals and resolved issues by partnering with colleagues to share and implement service initiatives.
  • Maximized data collection accuracy scores by recording, storing and analyzing security information with zero discrepancies.
  • Rendered assistance to accident victims and other persons requiring first aid for physical injuries or medical crises.
  • Saved time through effective emergency issue resolution.

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School Attended

  • Platt College - Riverside
  • Perris High School
  • Ben Clark Training Center

Job Titles Held:

  • Medical Assistant Extern
  • Medical Assistant Student
  • Warehouse Worker
  • Club Usher/Club Security Guard
  • Security Officer
  • Sheriff's Explorer Sergeant


  • Associates Degree in Medical Assistant
  • High School Diploma
  • Certification

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