Dedicated and results-oriented Patient Care Associate with experience in diverse areas of phlebotomy, medical assisting, medical administration, and patient relations Skilled in working with a broad range of medical conditions, patient demographics,and level of acuity within medical environments. Significant exposure to venipuncture, specimen preparation, medical charting, EKG. Broad knowledge base relating to medical transcription, medical office procedures, and pharmacology. Proven success sterilizing instruments, educating patients and families, obtaining vital signs, and compiling medical histories. High level of proficiency relating to medical terminology. Adept in consulting with Healthcare teams as well as physicians.Instrumental in providing exceptional level of care to all patients.
Experience with [specialties of personal service]
Perform well in high-demand, fast-paced environments
Psych and mental health care proficiency
Committed to compliance reporting
Computerized charting specialist
Diabetes, Hospice and Stroke Patient Care
Trained in in- and out-patient care
Body mechanics knowledge
Specimen collection/processing proficiency
OR and ER experience
Ensured quality control through admissions, assessment, treatment and referral for a broad range of patients.
Treated patients suffering from trauma, acute chest pain, respiratory failure and drug overdoses.
Served meals, assisted with feeding ambulating and turning and positioning in bed.
Kept linen and utility areas clean, emptied and cleaned urinals and bedpans, emptied patient dirty linen hampers.
Prepared regular charts on patient's health related history, medication restrictions and allergies.
Routinely demonstrated medical proficiency by performing EKG's, chemistry analysis, urinalysis and hematology for up to 10 patients per day.
Prepared patients for surgery by performing screening tests, evaluating vitals Physician Support
Consistently praised by physicians for efficient assistance in minor surgical procedures and patient handling.
Properly disposed of daily biohazard waste in compliance with federal and local regulations.
Worked closely with clients to produce positive results.Provided palliative care in outpatient settings ranging from assessment to development and implementation of care plans.
Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery. Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through a team nursing process covering 8-10 high acuity patients per shift. Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer's. Supported patients with customized patient teaching tools. Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow. Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
ST. Raphael'sNew Haven, CTClinical Technician
PCA Yale New Haven Hospital/St. Raphael's Managed all facets of Patient Care associated with vital signs, chart entries,EKG Phlebotomy and nurse tech roles.
Worked with a diverse patient population on a daily basis.
Provided high level of support after laser surgeries.
Prepared examination rooms and sterilized instruments.
Participated in patient and family education initiatives.
Utilized exceptional relationship management skills to handle patient relations.
Performed medical administration functions including records management.
Xl Care Agency IncorporatedHamden, CTCNA
Observed patient's skin color, dilation of pupils, and computerized equipment to: monitor vital signs.
Referred students and patients to community agencies furnishing.
assistance and cooperates with agencies.
Advised and consulted with specified personnel concerning necessary precautions to be taken to prevent possible contamination and infection.
Prepared rooms, sterile instruments,equipment and supplies, Contracted independently to render nursing care, usually to one patient, in hospital and private home with a focus on mental health.
YMCANew Haven, CTYouth Counselor
Counseled individuals and family members regarding behavior modifications, rehabilitation, social adjustments, financial assistance, vocationaltraining, child care, and medical care.
Referred client to community resources for needed assistance.
Led group counseling sessions to provide support in such areas as grief,stress, and chemical dependency.
Collected supplementary information, such as employment, medical records, and school reports.
Maintained case history records and prepared reports.
Burger KingOrange, CTOpening Manager
Supervised 8 employees, including an assistant manager, shift managers,drivers, cooks,and front end staff.
Oversaw daily operations; opened and closed the restaurant.
Directed daily operation in areas of customer relations, food and labor costs, safety, sanitation, product preparation, and recruitment and training of staff.
Provided direction to kitchen staff engaged in preparing product to ensure best quality, optimum guest satisfaction and a quality work environment.
Stone AcademyHamden, CT, New HavenAssociate of Office Admisnistration: Personal AssistantOffice Administration coursework, Extensive administrative support training,Microsoft PowerPoint Certification, Microsoft Office Applications Certification,Data Entry Office Assistant coursework, Information Processing Assistant Certification, Excel