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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary
To secure a position that will allow me to utilize my clinical and or administration skills.
Registered Medical Assistant with knowledge of computer software and typing. Direct Care Counselor with experience in Medication Administration, Certified Patient Care Technician with knowledge of First Aid, BLS and EKG. Certified Phlebotomy Technician. Work individually or as a team with superb communication skills.
Skills
BLS, EKG and Phlebotomy certified
  • Dementia and Alzheimer's knowledge
  • Efficient and reliable team player
  • Compassionate caregiver
Work History
Patient Observer, 08/2009 to Current
Palmetto HealthSimpsonville, SC,
  • Assist with patient care and patient's safety.
  • Responded appropriately to the physical, emotional and developmental needs of patients.
  • Maintained accurate records of patient condition, progress and concerns.
  • Maintained a clean, healthy and safe environment.
  • Took advantage of opportunities for continuing education, quality assurance and performance improvement activities.
Clinical Assistant I, 04/2009 to Current
Ambry GeneticsPhoenix, AZ,
  • Working as a Clinical Assistant in the Orthopedic
  • Assisted with patients examination procedure and treatments.
  • Assisted patients with bathing, oral hygiene, grooming, feeding and elimination.
  • Assisted with patient transfer and ambulation.
  • Maintained a clean, healthy and safe environment.
  • Transported patients to other areas of the hospital in wheelchairs and gurneys.
  • Assisted nurses with wound care for pressure ulcers, bed sores, and surgical site wounds.
  • Collects patient specimens and data, including vital signs, input/output and other delegated measurements.
  • Answered call lights and aided in patient comfort and safety by adjusting beds, lights, bed rails, pillows, patients’ clothing and bedside tables/equipment.
  • Took advantage of opportunities for continuing education, quality assurance and performance improvement activities.
Emergency Department Technician, 01/2008 to 04/2009
Common SpiritRancho Cordova, CA,
  • Assist with examination, procedure and treatments.
  • Coordinate patients care information with other health care provider.
  • Performing routine laboratory tests, EKG and Phlebotomy.
  • Connecting patients to heart monitor.
  • Tested and recorded blood glucose levels.
  • Monitored vital signs, such as blood pressure and pulse.
  • Assisted patients with bathing, oral hygiene, grooming, feeding and elimination.
  • Helped patients move in and out of beds, baths and wheelchairs.
  • Maintained a clean, healthy and safe environment.
  • Assisted with patient transfer and ambulation.
  • Assisted in cleansing enemas, catheterization and bladder irrigations.
  • Collects patient specimens and data, including vital signs, input/output and other delegated measurements.
  • Took advantage of opportunities for continuing education, quality assurance and performance improvement activities.
Unit Clerk, 09/2006 to 04/2009
ArchcareTarrytown, NY,
  • Working as a clerk in the medical/surgical unit.
  • Calling doctors to schedule appointments for consultations.
  • Entering doctor's orders in the computer includes: Labs, diets, tests, procedures and consultations.
  • Organizing charts for patient's admissions and verifying insurance.
  • Performed clerical duties, such as data entry, answering phones and filing.
  • Took advantage of opportunities for continuing education, quality assurance and performance improvement activities.
Patient Care Technician, 10/2001 to 05/2007
Memorial HermannHouston, TX,
  • Worked in Cardiac, Medical and Surgical ICU, Oncology, Geriatric, Pediatric, Labor and Delivery Post-Partum and Emergency Department.
  • Performed EKG's, Phlebotomy and blood glucose testing.
  • Assisted with examinations procedures, treatment and bed making.
  • Responded appropriately to the physical, emotional and developmental needs of patients.
  • Assisted patients with bathing, oral hygiene, grooming, feeding and elimination.
  • Maintained a clean, healthy and safe environment.
  • Assisted with patient transfer and ambulation.
  • Followed safe lifting techniques and individual resident lifting instructions.
  • Transported patients to other areas of the hospital in wheelchairs and gurneys.
  • Assisted in cleansing enemas, catheterization and bladder irrigations.
  • Reported any unusual circumstances in the patients’ condition or environment.
  • Collects patient specimens and data, including vital signs, input/output and other delegated measurements.
  • Answered call lights and aided in patient comfort and safety by adjusting beds, lights, bed rails, pillows, patients’ clothing and bedside tables/equipment.
  • Took advantage of opportunities for continuing education, quality assurance and performance improvement activities.
Certified Nursing Assistant, 09/2000 to 11/2002
Refresh Mental HealthLos Altos, CA,
  • Assisted with client's personal care, feeding, bed making and checked vital signs.
  • Assisted with therapeutic programs.
  • Escorted clients on recreational trips.
  • Responded appropriately to the physical, emotional and developmental needs of patients.
  • Helped patients move in and out of beds, wheelchairs and automobiles.
  • Maintained a clean, healthy and safe environment.
  • Assisted with patient transfer and ambulation.
  • Reported any unusual circumstances in the patients’ condition or environment.
  • Took advantage of opportunities for continuing education, quality assurance and performance improvement activities.
Direct Care Counselor, 03/1994 to 10/2001
Grafton Integrated Health NetworkRichmond, VA,
  • Assisted with  meal preparations.
  • Transported and escorted consumers to recreational trips.
  • Administered medication, checked vital signs, scheduled and verified medical appointments.
  • Responded appropriately to the physical, emotional and developmental needs of residents.
  • Assisted residents with bathing, oral hygiene, grooming, feeding and elimination.
  • Helped residents move in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs and automobiles.
  • Scheduled and accompanied clients to medical appointments.
  • Maintained a clean, healthy and safe environment.
  • Assisted with patient transfer and ambulation.
  • Cared for clients with diagnoses such as diabetes, Parkinson's disease, seizures and muscular dystrophy.
  • Helped residents programming goals and increase their independence.
  • Monitored expiration of medical supplies and medications.
  • Took advantage of opportunities for continuing education, quality assurance and performance improvement activities.
Hospital Unit Coordinator 1, 08/2014 to Current
Boca Raton Regional HospitalCity, STATE,
  • Working as a Hospital Unit Coordinator.
  • Answering the telephone and transferring calls.
  • Answering patients calls through Wescom computerized system.
  • Admitting and discharging patients in and out of the computer system.
  • Checking and placing calls to doctors for consultation.
  • Setting up charts for new admission and separating charts after patients are discharged.
  • Performed clerical duties, such as data entry, answering phones and filing.
  • Took advantage of opportunities for continuing education, quality assurance and performance improvement activities.
Education
Certified Medical Assistant, Certified Phlebotomist: Healthcare, Expected in 3 2007 to Sanford Brown's Institute - White Plains, NY
GPA:
Certified Medical Assistant, Certified Phlebotomist with knowledge of
computer software with accurate typing ability.
General Education Diploma: High School, Expected in 11 1999 to University of the State of New York - Albany, NY
GPA:
General Education Diploma: , Expected in to - ,
GPA:
A General Education Diploma from The University of the State of New York Education Department, completing Writing Skills, Social Studies, Science, Interpreting Literature and the Arts and Mathematics with an overall test scores of two hundred and forty seven.
Skills
  • Phlebotomy and EKG
  • First Aid/BLS
  • Accurate typing ability
  • Grooming and bathing assistance
  • Mobility assistance
  • Knowledge of dementia and Alzheimer's
  • Calm and level-headed in difficult and stressful situations
  • Proficient in documentation procedures
  • Able to lift 50 pounds
  • Empathetic care
Additional Information
  • INTEREST: Travelling, swimming, reading intellectual literatures, helping the homeless and volunteering for charity.

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School Attended

  • Sanford Brown's Institute
  • University of the State of New York

Job Titles Held:

  • Patient Observer
  • Clinical Assistant I
  • Emergency Department Technician
  • Unit Clerk
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Direct Care Counselor
  • Hospital Unit Coordinator 1

Degrees

  • Certified Medical Assistant, Certified Phlebotomist
  • General Education Diploma
  • General Education Diploma

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