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patient care technician resume example with 13+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Summary

Dedicated Patient care technician committed to providing optimal patient care and support while assisting medical staff with meeting critical needs. Skilled in cannulating dialysis patients access, set up and breakdown of hemodialysis machines, monitoring patients vital signs pre, during, and post treatment. Excellent communication and organizational skills combined with dependable, and willingness to grow in my respective field.

Skills
  • Infection control standards
  • CPR certified
  • CCHT certified
  • Complying with regulatory guidelines
  • Nephrology knowledge
  • Time management
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experienced cannulator
  • Hemodialysis machines knowledgable
Education and Training
Hawaii Community College Hilo, HI Expected in Associate of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Keaau High School Keaau, HI Expected in 05/2006 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Experience
Yale-New Haven Health - Patient Care Technician
Old Saybrook, CT, 10/2013 - Current
  • Recorded observations and baseline measurements to maintain accurate medical records.
  • Provided excellent customer service by effectively communicating with patients, families, staff and staff in other hospital departments.
  • Coordinated patient care needs with healthcare team and delivered compassionate assistance with activities of daily living.
  • Kept unit well-stocked and efficient with necessary medical supplies.
  • Delivered outstanding care based on physical, psychological, educational and related criteria for patients.
  • Obtained patient vital signs and reported results to staff nurse or physician to note changes from prior measurements.
  • Improved patient care, safety and compliance by partnering with nurses.
  • Listen for bruit and feel for thrill before successfully cannulating patients access.
  • Primed dialyzer with saline solution to prepare for usage.
  • Analyzed registered venous arterial pressures to meet established limits.
  • Transported patients to dialysis room in preparation for treatment.
  • Observed patients for adverse reactions and monitored hemodialysis machines for malfunctions.
  • Inspected equipment settings and temperature for conformance with safety standards.
  • Cleaned access area, including fistula and graft with antiseptic solution.
  • Mixed dialysate solution according to prescribed formula.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Operated hemodialysis machine to provide dialysis treatment for patients with kidney failure.
  • Skilled CCHT positively committed to monitoring data and quality measures in collaboration with providers to continually improve patient care and support services. Dedicated to providing individualized care and promoting health without sacrificing comfort. Demonstrated ability to foster relationships and coordinate with healthcare professionals to advance patient care.
  • Assembled dialyzer tubing to attach to hemodialysis machine.
  • Connected hemodialysis machine to access site to start blood circulation with dialyzer.
  • Performed routine sterilization, cleaning, and maintenance of hemodialysis machines and equipment.
  • Inspected equipment and conducted safety checks on equipment and instruments to maintain high-quality control standards.
  • Discontinued dialysis treatment according to established procedures.
  • 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.
Allina Health Systems - Laboratory Assistant
Eden Prairie, MN, 03/2014 - 12/2018
  • Monitored lab supplies and proactively replenished for convenience and availability.
  • Adhered to all laboratory requirements and enforced compliance with regulations.
  • Verified quality of specimens by centrifuging specimens for logistics courier to pickup.
  • Obtained variety of blood samples through venipuncture or capillary puncture using syringes, butterfly needles and straight needles.
  • Enforced infection control and sharps disposal procedures to protect patients, co-workers and self.
  • Verified collection orders and communicated discrepancies to nurses.
  • Conducted bleeding time tests and updated results into paper or electronic charts.
Allina Health Systems - Laboratory Assistant
Albertville, AL, 03/2008 - 10/2013
  • Collected, labeled and stored lab samples according to laboratory specifications.
  • Enforced infection control and sharps disposal procedures to protect patients, co-workers and self.
  • Limited discrepancies by accurately handling, storing, transporting and submitting all urinalysis samples.
  • Prepared blood-collecting equipment to draw blood and safely store and transport samples.
  • Labeled blood vials with critical information like time of collection, date and patient name.
  • Verified quality of specimens by centrifuging specimens for logistics courier to pickup.
  • Verified collection orders and communicated discrepancies to nurses.
  • Conducted bleeding time tests and updated results into paper or electronic charts.
  • Obtained blood samples for medical testing and transfusion through venipuncture or capillary puncture.
  • Maintained fully-stocked phlebotomy cart, carrier and station.
  • Followed laboratory guidelines for handling biological specimens.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Hawaii Community College
  • Keaau High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Patient Care Technician
  • Laboratory Assistant
  • Laboratory Assistant

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • High School Diploma

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