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Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - resumesample@example.com - -
Summary

Hardworking employee with customer service, multitasking and time management abilities. Devoted to giving every customer a positive and memorable experience.

Skills
  • Drawing Blood
  • Sharps Disposal
  • Butterfly Venipuncture
  • Patient Relations
  • Blood Culturing
  • Decision Making
  • Staff Phlebotomy Training
Experience
08/2018 to Current
Phlebotomy Technician Arbor Company Amelia Island, FL,
  • Obtained variety of blood samples through venipuncture or capillary puncture using syringes, butterfly needles and straight needles.
  • Labeled blood vials with critical information like time of collection, date and patient name.
  • Prepared blood-collecting equipment to draw blood and safely store and transport samples.
  • Verified collection orders and communicated discrepancies to nurses.
  • Maintained fully-stocked phlebotomy cart, carrier and station.
  • Enforced infection control and sharps disposal procedures to protect patients, co-workers and self.
  • Obtained blood samples for medical testing and transfusion through venipuncture or capillary puncture.
  • Coordinated workflow based on stat, schedule, or outpatient needs.
  • Observed patient for unusual reactions or events to take appropriate action under established guidelines.
  • Centrifuged blood specimens in test tubes and capillary tubes to separate cells and sediment from blood serum.
  • Located veins suitable for puncture to draw blood using sterilized needles, vials and other equipment.
  • Identified patients using proper procedures prior to specimen collection.
  • Prepared and packaged specimens for courier transport.
  • Promoted blood specimen integrity for laboratory testing using accurate selection of collection tubes and correct technique.
  • Transported specimens following established protocol for temperature and light.
06/2017 to Current
Caregiver Oakmont Management Group Covina, CA,
  • Reported concerns to nurse supervisor to promote optimal care.
  • Drove clients to shop for groceries, attend doctor appointments and run errands.
  • Created safe and positive living situations for clients by communicating with family and other staff about concerns or challenges.
  • Supported bathing, dressing and personal care needs.
  • Assisted with meal planning to meet nutritional plans.
  • Observed patients for changes in physical, emotional, mental or behavioral condition and injuries.
  • Monitored vital signs and medication use, documenting variances and concerning responses.
  • Encouraged residents to participate in activities of daily living to enhance personal dignity.
  • Followed safe lifting and transferring techniques to transport residents.
  • Aided with mobility and independence for disabled individuals and continually monitored safety.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment for client happiness and safety.
  • Worked closely with clinical staff to support therapeutic and behavioral plans.
  • Laundered clothing and bedding to prevent infection.
  • Improved patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Followed care plan and directions to administer medications.
  • Helped clients get in and out of beds and wheelchairs.
  • Assisted clients with maintaining good personal hygiene.
08/2018 to 09/2022
Dialysis Technician Nebraska Medical Center Kansas City, MO,
  • Discontinued dialysis treatment according to established procedures.
  • Primed dialyzer with saline or heparinized solutions and followed formula directions when preparing dialysate.
  • Followed infection control measures when cleaning and attaching hemodialysis machine to access sites like fistulas, catheters, and grafts.
  • Transported patients from rooms and prepared for treatments.
  • Performed routine sterilization, cleaning, and maintenance of hemodialysis machines and equipment.
  • Attached dialyzer and tubing to dialysis machines for use in hemodialysis treatment.
  • Initiated and terminated reverse osmosis water system and performed water quality monitoring tests prior to dialysis initiation.
  • Inspected equipment and conducted safety checks on equipment and instruments to maintain high-quality control standards.
  • Transported patients to and from rooms and prepared for treatments according to individual specifications.
  • Eased patients' anxiety by explaining dialysis procedures and dialysis machine operations.
  • Sustained hemodialysis workflow by inventorying and restocking needed equipment and supplies.
  • Took and documented patient temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration rates before and after dialysis treatment.
  • Inspected venous and arterial pressures to maintain pressures within established limits.
  • Cleaned fistula, graft or catheter using antiseptic solution.
  • Inspected pressures, conductivity and temperature to verify conformance to safety standards.
  • Connected hemodialysis machine to patient's forearm or catheter site to start blood circulating through dialyzer.
  • Set up and operated hemodialysis machines to provide dialysis treatment for patients with kidney failure.
  • Provided excellent customer service by effectively communicating with patients, families, staff and staff in other hospital departments.
  • Recorded observations and baseline measurements to maintain accurate medical records.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
Education and Training
Expected in 08/2020
Associate of Applied Science: Medical Laboratory Technology
Panola College - Carthage, TX
GPA:
Expected in 06/2017
Certificate: Phlebotmony
Vista College - Longview, TX,
GPA:
Expected in 12/2015
Certificate : EMT
Bossier Parish Community College - Bossier City, LA
GPA:
Expected in 12/2006
Associate of Applied Science: Respiratory Therapy
Southern University At Shreveport - Shreveport, LA
GPA:
Expected in 05/2001
High School Diploma:
Benton High School - Benton, LA
GPA:
Certifications
  • Phlebotomy Technician (PT)
  • Licensed phlebotomist - 2017
Additional Information

CCHT - Dialysis tech 2018

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School Attended

  • Panola College
  • Vista College
  • Bossier Parish Community College
  • Southern University At Shreveport
  • Benton High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Phlebotomy Technician
  • Caregiver
  • Dialysis Technician

Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Certificate
  • Certificate
  • Associate of Applied Science
  • High School Diploma

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