Accountable, competent and decisive Patient Care Technician with experience providing comprehensive medical care in the in-center hemodialysis setting. Compassionate and dedicated in supporting patients to feel secure and comfortable. Responsible team member, always willing to assume additional responsibility for the well-being of those in my care. Earned Ohio Certified Dialysis Technician Certification to complete my training as a Patient Care Technician.
Good knowledge of dialysis procedure
Ability to prioritize work tasks, multi-task and maintain focus
Ability to communicate effectively in written and verbal English language
Continuous quality improvement
Excellent mathematical and reasoning abilities
Skilled in reading and interpreting medical history and doctors' prescriptions
Patient Care Technician, 11/2014 to Current Fresenius Medical Care – Norwalk, Ohio
Identified abnormal test results and referred them to the Charge Nurse for further review.
Carefully reviewed test results for accuracy.
Managed specimen sample handling, receiving, storage and inventory.
Patient Education Coordinator focusing on patient safety, emergency preparedness, patient education on peritoneal dialysis and alternative dialysis options.
Set up hemodialysis machine and monitor patients for adverse reactions.
Attach dialyzer and tubing to machine prior to use by the next patient.
Confirm that dialysiate is properly mixed as per formula.
Central venous catheter care.
Cleansing access area and cannulating dialysis access.
Record basic Patient information, including pre-dialysis weight, blood pressure, temperature, respiration and pulse.
Cleaned and prepared dialysis equipment as needed.
General laborer, 01/2014 to 11/2014 MTD Industries – Willard, OH
Adjusted alignment of drills, cutters, dies, guides, and holding devices.
Collated components for assembly.
Fabricated large and small parts per drawing and assembled parts as required.
Maintained necessary level of communications between shifts.
Responsible for achieving production requirements.
Ensured that all health and safety guidelines were followed.
Estimated costs and set quality standards.
Maintained safety of employees in workplace.
Quality Control Inspector
Food Service and Catering, 04/2009 to 02/2012 Summit Motorsports Park – Norwalk, OH
Inspected and cleaned food preparation areas to ensure safe and sanitary food-handling practices
Managed food delivery for 200+ guests for special events
Spoke with patrons to ensure satisfaction with food and service
Ensured food was stored and cooked at correct temperature
Trained kitchen staff on proper use of equipment, food handling, and portion sizing.
Stored food in designated containers and storage areas to prevent spoilage
Took food orders and relayed orders to kitchens or serving counters.
High School Diploma: 2012 South Central High School - Greenwich, OH
Vocational Education: Firefighting/Emergency Medical Technician/First Responder, 2012 Ehove Career Center - Milan, OH