Professionally trained phlebotomist with 5yrs experience ensuring high standards of competent care. Motivated CNA with a highly effective communication style. Efficient worker who demonstrates strong time management and prioritization skills.
CPR/First Aid certified
Efficient and reliable team player
Professional bedside manner
Venipuncture/blood draw expert
Trained in pre- and post-surgical care(phlebotomist)
Medical laboratory procedures talent
Phlebotomy Technician, 09/2008 to 01/2014 Baptist Health Medical Center – North Little Rock, AR
Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens
Prepared specimen for lab testing
Followed infection control procedures
Communicate with physicians, nurses,or other requestors by telephone, computer, or other method to ensure confidentiality
Promote teamwork, and positive interactions with colleagues
Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) , 01/2006 to 03/2010 Arkansas Healthcare Personnel – Little Rock, AR
Interviewed patients to obtain medical information, weight and height measurements and vital signs.
Documented patient information obtained from interviews.
Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment, and maintained patient flow.
Treated patients with strokes, head traumas, comas, and intracranial hematomas.
Took and recorded patients' temperature, pulse and blood pressure.
Assisted patients with daily functions.
Monitored fluid intake and output levels.
Helped residents with bathing, dressing, feeding, lifting and transferring.
Patient Care Technician , 04/2005 to 02/2006 St Vincent Infirmary Medical Center – Little Rock, AR
Monitored vital signs, such as blood pressure and pulse.
Maintained accurate records of patient care, condition, progress and concerns.
Tested and recorded blood glucose levels.
Assisted patients with bathing, oral hygiene, grooming, feeding and elimination.
Helped patients move in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs and automobiles.
Transported patients to other areas of the hospital in wheelchairs and gurneys.
Answered patient calls for care and feeding.
Cared for clients with diagnoses such as respiratory failure, diabetes, Parkinson's disease, and muscular dystrophy.
Assisted nurses with wound care for pressure ulcers, bed sores, and surgical site wounds.
Reported any unusual circumstances in the patients' condition or environment.
Answered call lights and aided in patient comfort and safety by adjusting beds, lights, bed rails, pillows, patients' clothing and bedside tables/equipment.
Performed direct patient care aimed at increasing comfort, psycho, social and spiritual well-being by providing assistance with personal hygiene, physical comfort, nutrition, elimination, prevention of skin breakdown, rehabilitation and safety.
Associate of Science: Biological Sciences, 2012 Pulaski Technical College - North Little Rock, AR