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patient care technician resume example with 9+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
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Professional Summary

Focused patient care professional accustomed to prioritizing and delivering basic patient care. Offers 10 years of comprehensive experience in recording vital signs, collecting specimens and preparing accurate documentation. Recognized by patients for delivering five-star patient care.

Skills
  • CNA Certification
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Medical Terminology
  • Patient Care Quality
  • CPR Certification
  • Wound Care
  • Attention to Detail
  • Time Management
  • Empathy and Compassionate Care
  • Emotional and Social Support
Education
Evanston Township HS Evanston, IL, Expected in 06/2010 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Certifications
  • CNA - Certified Nursing Assistant
Work History
Adventist Health System - Patient Care Technician
Palm Harbor, FL, 02/2018 - Current
  • Collects, labels and transports specimens as assigned.
  • Obtains 12 lead EKG’s
  • Discontinues Saline Locks and Indwelling Urinary Catheters
  • Discontinues Telemetry Monitoring packs
  • Performs Bladder Scan
  • Performs Point of Care Testing as appropriate
  • Assists patients with personal hygiene and nutritional needs as identified on patient's plan of care.
  • Performs hourly patient rounding in collaboration with the clinical RN.
  • Obtains and documents patient care data as directed by the clinical RN and as noted in the plan of care.
  • Assists with patient ambulation and positioning as directed in the plan of care.
  • Responds to patient call lights and request for assistance in a professional and timely manner.
  • Assist the health care team in maintaining a clinical care environment that supports patient, family and staff safety.
  • Assists with post mortem care.
Hospital Sisters Health System - Corporate - Endoscopy Technician
Highland, IL, 03/2019 - 03/2020
  • Clean and sterilize endoscopes, forceps, snares and other tools and equipment following established infection control procedures.
  • Collect and prepare specimens for cytology, microbiology, and pathology.
  • Set up endoscopy suites with equipment and supplies needed for procedures.
  • Assisted physicians and nursing staff with various tasks and responsibilities during procedures.
  • Efficiently set-up and tore down procedure rooms in preparation for upcoming procedures.
  • Completed tasks to assist medical staffs during procedures.
  • Handled setup and maintenance of patient charts, recording all information while maintaining confidentiality.
  • Ambulated and assisted patients before and after procedures.
  • Generate and complete daily sterilization, endo flush, and endoscopy scope logs.
  • Assist physician in performing endoscopic procedures like endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), bronchoscopies, gastroscopies, double balloon enteroscopy and endoscopic ultrasounds.
Catholic Health Initiative - Patient Care Technician
Brenham, TX, 08/2018 - 08/2020
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Obtained patient vital signs and reported results to staff nurse or physician, noting changes from prior measurements.
  • Documented residents' behavior in terms of mental status, sleeping and eating patterns in medical record books.
  • Maximized patient satisfaction by helping individuals carry out personal tasks such as dressing and walking.
  • Wiped down equipment with proper cleaning products after each patient transport to reduce instances of infection.
  • Helped patients maintain healthy skin by checking wounds, assessing integrity and bathing bedbound individuals.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Obtains 12 lead EKG’s
  • Discontinues Saline Locks and Indwelling Urinary Catheters
  • Discontinues Telemetry Monitoring packs
  • Performs Bladder Scan
  • Performs hourly patient rounding in collaboration with the clinical RN.
  • Obtains and documents patient care data as directed by the clinical RN and as noted in the plan of care.
  • Assists with patient ambulation and positioning as directed in the plan of care.
  • Assist the health care team in maintaining a clinical care environment that supports patient, family and staff safety.
Catholic Health Initiative - Patient Care Technician
Johnston, IA, 08/2014 - 08/2018
  • Collects, labels and transports specimens as assigned.
  • Obtains 12 lead EKG’s
  • Work under the supervision of a RN to deliver patient care
  • Assist with Vital Signs (includes manual blood pressure), 12-Lead EKG, Bladder Ultrasound, Foley catheter and IV adapter removal, sterile specimen collection, bathing, beds, ambulating, turning, hourly rounding, blood glucose, feeding, admitting patients to room, preparing patients for discharge and any other duties delegated by the Registered Nurse
  • Assist with the implementation of a patient specific care plan
  • Participate in other activities which are essential to the functioning of the patient care unit
Whitehall Deerfield - CNA/Unit Clerk
City, STATE, 06/2012 - 06/2014
  • Checked patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure and blood sugar levels.
  • Helped patients effectively manage routine bathing, grooming and other hygiene needs.
  • Maintained patient stability by checking vital signs and weight.
  • Agreed to take on additional shifts and extra hours during busy periods and holidays to maintain proper staffing and floor coverage.
  • Assisted in feeding patients by offering fluids and snacks and recording amounts consumed in logbook
  • Assisted with patient transfer and ambulation.
  • Delivered individualized patient care by recording vital signs, documenting observations, administering treatments and evaluating patient needs.
  • Secured patient information and maintained patient confidentiality by completing and safeguarding all medical records.
  • Engaged in housekeeping tasks by replacing linens and cleaning and sanitizing patient rooms.
  • Helped patients care for themselves by teaching proper, safe use of ambulation assistive devices such as canes or walkers.
  • Transported patients via wheelchair to and from rehabilitation and daily activities.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Evanston Township HS

Job Titles Held:

  • Patient Care Technician
  • Endoscopy Technician
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Patient Care Technician
  • CNA/Unit Clerk

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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