Responsible PCA with excellent communication skills demonstrated by [10 +] years of experience in healthcare.Dedicated Assistant skilled in technical, clerical and patient support. Strong ability to communicate clearly and effectively to patients and staff.
I was a PCA Supervisor with that being said here is a bit of a description of what my job was. I managed 8 ladies under me with job duties, scheduling, among many other things. I also handled all physician orders ,physician appointments, done monthly vitals, monthly medication records, medication orders while having hands on with all twenty patients on a daily basis. I took care of all activities and transports that were planned and unplanned, Last but not least in the last 8 months of working there I had to take care of all monthly billing. I would like you to know that I am a big people person and I truly enjoy working in a high paced atmosphere.
AHA Healthcare Provider CPR Certification
BLS - Basic Life Support
As a PCA I cared for 20 patients with hands on assistance, as well as overseeing a staff of eight ladies.Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses, including COPD and asthma.Developed patient care plans, including assessments, and evaluations. Helped physicians examine and treat patients by assisting with instruments, injections and suture removal.Supported patients with customized patient teaching tools.Achieved departmental goals and objectives by instituting new processes and standards for in-patient care.Ensured efficacy of treatments through monitoring of treatment regimens.Frequently commended for maintaining the safety, respect and dignity of residents.Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.Prepared for HIPAA and JCAHO reviews, ensuring required brochures and pamphlets were available to patients.Cleaned and sterilized instruments and disposed of contaminated supplies.Created and maintained all absentee calendars, and PCA schedules.Organized, updated and maintained 20 patient charts.Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.Ensured HIPAA compliance.Educated patients about their treatments.Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care.Tested patients' blood glucose levels.Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.Obtained vitals for a floor of 20 patients per shift.Provided quality nursing care in accordance with resident care policies and procedures.Provided on-call care at all times of day and night.Measured urine specimens and delivered them to the laboratory.Worked as part of team to execute proper care of body mechanics and safety of patient.Provided caring companionship to elderly.Provided primary resident care and assistance with daily living activities.Thoroughly investigated past due invoices and minimized number of unpaid accounts.Recorded and filed patient data and medical records.Carefully reviewed medical records for accuracy and completion as required by state surveyors.Strictly followed all federal and state guidelines for release of information.Examined diagnosis codes for accuracy, completeness, specificity and appropriateness according to services rendered.Arranged and assisted with hospital admissions.Maintained an organized logging system for tracking test results.Scheduled patient appointments.Resolved and clarified issues with patient medications and collaborated with local pharmacies.Demonstrated knowledge of HIPAA Privacy and Security Regulations by appropriately handling patient information.Posted charges.Carefully prepared, reviewed and submitted patient statements.Consistently informed patients of their financial responsibilities prior to services being rendered.
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