Medical Assistant Student Externship resume example with 1+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Attentive Medical Assistant excited to bring 2 years of experience in patient care to growing clinic. Highly accomplished in quickly building rapport with patients, performing assessments and using clinical skills to treat patients. Committed to working as part of larger team to deliver high-quality care to diverse patient populations.

Skill Highlights
  • Calm and level-headed under duress
  • Quick problem solver
  • Detail-oriented
  • Charting expertise
  • Patient Scheduling
  • Data Entry (30WPM )
  • Medical terminology knowledge
  • HIPAA compliance
  • Understands medical procedures
  • Taking Patient Vitals
  • Proper sterilization techniques
  • Venipuncture and phlebotomy
  • EKG set up and monitoring
  • Wound care and irrigation
  • Certified in Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Professional bedside manner
  • Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) 2016-Present
  • Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) 2016-Present
  • First Aid & CPR Certification for Healthcare Providers 2016-Present
Work Experience
Medical Assistant / Student Externship, 08/2016 to 11/2016
Catholic Health InitiativeSherwood, AR,
  • Performed front desk duties, including answering phones, scheduling appointments, greeting patients and ordering supplies
  • Checked patients in, collected and verified insurance information, compiled new patient forms and updated patient files
  • Conducted patient interviews to gather health history, vital signs and information about current medical issues
  • Assisted physicians by preparing patients for procedures, including but not limited to EKGs, phlebotomy, glucose testing and pulmonary function tests
  • Performed routine tests such as urine dip stick, vision and hearing tests
  • Educated patients about medications, procedures and physician's instructions
  • Sterilized instruments and disposed of contaminated supplies in adherence to OSHA regulations
  • Cleaned, restocked and prepared exam rooms and medical equipment
  • Contacted pharmacies to submit and refill patients' prescriptions
  • Ensured patient services were entered in records with high accuracy
  • Partnered with healthcare and administrative staff to create patient-centered, inviting and supportive environment for patients and families
Patient Care Assistant, 02/2017 to 11/2017
Cancer Treatment Centers Of AmericaGilbert, AZ,
  • Interviewed patients to obtain medical information, weight and height measurements and vital signs to aid physicians with patient care planning
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and assisted with feeding to promote proper patient nutrition
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with daily living needs such as bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising
  • Ambulate patients with appropriate assistive devices and in line with proper body mechanics
  • Promoted patient comfort by quickly responding to calls and handling diverse needs
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete important diagnostic tests
  • Prevented infection and cClaire-contamination by cleaning and sanitizing rooms and equipment using aseptic technique
  • Optimized patient satisfaction, assisting senior leadership with medical procedures while explaining all exams and processes
  • Facilitated flow of patients through facility by accurately transferring and discharging patients in appropriate systems
  • Contributed to unit improvements by providing cost-effective care in line with performance targets
Patient Care Technician, 07/2019 to 01/2020
Fresenius Kidney Care UvaldeCity, STATE,
  • Inspected equipment and conducted safety checks on equipment and instruments to maintain high-quality control standards.
  • Primed dialyzer with saline or heparinized solutions and followed formula directions when preparing dialysate.
  • Transported patients from rooms and prepared for treatments.
  • Eased patients' anxiety by explaining dialysis procedures and dialysis machine operations.
  • Took and documented patients' vital statistics, including temperature, blood pressure and pulse and respiration rates, before and after dialysis treatment.
  • Followed infection control measures when cleaning and attaching hemodialysis machine to access sites like fistulas, catheters, and grafts.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Collected lab specimens in adherence with safety protocols for patient tests.
  • Improved patient care, safety and compliance by partnering with nurses.
  • Performed routine sterilization, cleaning, and maintenance of hemodialysis machines and equipment.
  • Sustained hemodialysis workflow by inventorying and restocking needed equipment and supplies.
  • Provided excellent customer service by effectively communicating with patients, families and staff in other departments.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: Public, Expected in 1995
Uvalde High School - Uvalde, TX
: Clinical Medical Assistant/Phlebotomy, Expected in 11/2016
Southwest Texas Junior College - Uvalde, TX,
  • National Healthcareer Association Certified
  • Workforce Training and Education Certified
  • 3.8 GPA
  • Coursework in Medical Assisting and Phlebotomy Technology
  • Coursework in Anatomy, Physiology and Health Assessments
  • Completed continuing education in Veinaputure/ Specimen Collection / Medical Billing

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School Attended

  • Uvalde High School
  • Southwest Texas Junior College

Job Titles Held:

  • Medical Assistant / Student Externship
  • Patient Care Assistant
  • Patient Care Technician


  • High School Diploma

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