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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Multi-talented Sourcing Specialist bringing book of diverse vendors and expertise in finding specialty items. Prepared to take on challenging work at VA Hospital by applying 25 years of experience and wide-ranging expertise. Adept at managing tough objectives under strict deadlines. Veteran Sourcing Specialist adept at working with management to improve sourcing procedures and quality of available items. Well-versed in VA Hospital needs and practices, with expertise in vendor relations, contract negotiation and price structuring. Well-rounded yet effective Management Assistant trained to handle issues and remain level-headed. Offering over 25 years of expertise overseeing multiple task organizations at the Federal Center. At the VA Medical Hospital, Dedicated and empathetic Medical Assistant offering experience in direct patient care and medical office management experience. Committed to obtaining highest level of patient satisfaction. Dedicated to ensuring regulatory compliance and adherence to practice standards. Cultivates trust and rapport with patients through excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Dedicated Medical Assistant skilled with technical, clerical and patient support. Strong interpersonal communication with talent effectively dealing with patients and staff alike. Detailed understanding of medical sector and regulatory obligations concerning it.

  • Procurement
  • Accounts receivable
  • Strategic marketing
  • Contract negotiation
  • Inventory management skills
  • Multitasking
  • People skills
  • Work ethic
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • Patient relations
  • Medical records management
  • Stocking supplies
  • Patient scheduling
  • Data entry
  • Understands medical procedures
  • Inventory and supply management
  • Restocking lab supplies
  • Sterile technique
  • Customer Service
  • Proper sterilization techniques
08/2006 to 09/2013 Purchasing Agent Century Communities | Pleasanton, CA,
  • Analyzed competitive prices, products and market-related information.
  • Conducted market research to determine appropriate pricing.
  • Sourced new vendors for purchasing needs.
  • Prepared, coordinated and communicated price quotes, terms of sale, delivery dates and service obligations to customers and contractors.
  • Applied effective marketing concepts to increase revenue.
  • Worked with shipment companies to manage distribution.
  • Facilitated product selections for customers, including using proper forms to assure selection accuracy.
04/2000 to 07/2006 Management Assistant Landor | Hamburg, NY,
  • Conducted research using various media sources to obtain relevant data for staff requirements.
  • Assisted production and distribution of memos, newsletters, email updates and other forms of communication.
  • Wrote email messages, memos and business letters for management and proofread all documentation to provide error-free correspondence.
  • Communicated updates and requirements between internal team members and clients to keep all parties informed of project progress.
  • Monitored and tracked project performance data with spreadsheets to generate reports and keep management informed of important trends.
  • Implemented effective inventory control procedures and ordered items when stock was low.
  • Managed vendor relations and contracts through strategic partnerships which saved costs and delivered premium contract pricing.
03/1992 to 04/2000 Medical Clerical Assistant VA Hospital | City, STATE,
  • Scheduled appointments for patients via phone and in person.
  • Prepared treatment rooms for patients, including cleaning surfaces and restocking supplies.
  • Assisted with referrals and prepared medical records for patients.
  • Collected forms, copied insurance cards and coordinated patient information for billing and insurance processing.
  • Led patients to exam rooms, answered general questions and prepared patients for physician by explaining process.
  • Educated patients about medications, procedures and physician's instructions.
  • Contacted pharmacies to submit and refill patients' prescriptions.
  • Maintained consistent patient confidentiality in alignment with HIPAA protocols by using encryption software.
  • Maintained confidentiality of records relating to clients' treatment
  • Communicated with patients to resolve inquiries, schedule appointments and address billing questions.
  • Registered patients and scheduled appointments.
  • Organized and managed medical supply inventory to foster continuous availability of required items.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/1987 High School Diploma | Tekonsha, Tekonsha, MI, GPA:
Additional Information

I have worked at the VA Hospital in Battle Creek Michigan, Federal Center in Battle Creek Michigan and VA in Tucson Arizona. Over 25 Years of experience in various jobs. I also worked in the private sector as a Dental Assistant. I feel I have great listing abilities, compassionate attitude, medical knowledge, computer skills and customer service skills. I had to resign from my previous job, so I could take care of my deceased husband when he was sick. I have recently moved back to Michigan to be with family but, to also get started back in the workforce.

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  • Tekonsha
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  • Purchasing Agent
  • Management Assistant
  • Medical Clerical Assistant
  • High School Diploma

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