Medical Assistant Intern/Volunteer December 2012 to CurrentThe Brooklyn Hospital Center － Brooklyn, NY
Perform venipunctures, prepare specimens for transport to outside laboratory via BioMed program, and for delivery to in house laboratory Perform asepsis in accordance with OSHA standards, ensure proper disposal of sharps and biohazards Take patients' vitals, utilize CureMD program to schedule appointments, update patient demographics, input vitals, register new patients, verify insurance Assist with minor surgical procedures and perform CBC's utilizing CBCw/Diff Machine Provide patient care to include patient education, transferring, internal transportation, assisting with mobility, serving lunch, and assuring patients' comfort Create ID wrist bands for patients receiving blood transfusions and/or hospital admissions Prepare/stock exam rooms, laboratory, check medications/supplies for expiration and/or damage Answer phones, fax, scan, print documents, upload patient reports, provider notes, lab reports, retrieve, sort, distribute office mail
Home Health Aide December 2009 to July 2012Family Aides, Inc － Hicksville, NY
Administered prescribed oral medications under direction of physician or as directed by home care nurse, provided patients help with bathing, mobility, and daily general care Checked patients' vital signs, maintained and documented patient care, condition, progress, and problems in order to report and discuss observations with a supervisor or case manager Accompanied patients to doctors' offices and on recreational or business related trips Entertained, conversed with, and read aloud to patients to keep them mentally healthy and alert Performed light housekeeping and prepared meals according to the care plan's specifications.
Education and Training
Medical Assisting Certificate Program : 2/2013Allen School of Health Sciences － Brooklyn, NY
Certified HHA : 12/2009Family Aides Inc － Hicksville, NY