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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Enthusiastic and skilled Sterile Processing Aide /Health Unit Coordinator/Certified Nursing Assistant eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding and training of the areas of Sterile Processing and Certified Nursing Assistant/Health Unit Coordinator. Motivated to learn, grow and excel in the Medical Environment.

Skills
  • Sterile Processing
  • Developing job opportunities
  • Processing loan applications
  • Community safety
  • Coordinating unit activities
  • Perioperative nursing
  • New business opportunities
  • Nursing staff support
  • Employment opportunity postings
  • Community project development
  • Community tour management
  • Patient education
  • Therapy programs
  • Immunizations
  • Medication Dispensing
Work History
Sterile Processing Aide, 05/1989 to Current
Boulder Community HealthLongmont, CO,

Ordered and restocked supplies for decontamination and Sterile Processing areas.

  • Recorded biological and test results.
  • Prepared instruments for sterilization and performed decontamination procedures.
  • Wrapped trays, instrument packs and sets.
  • Anticipated surgeons needs and processed instruments and supplies for surgeons prior to procedures.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
  • Worked cohesively with team communications and information for Sterile Processing Team meetings.
  • Ordered and restocked supplies for decontamination and surgical areas.
  • Picked instruments and supplies for surgeries.
  • Recorded biologicals and test results.
  • Prepared instruments for terminal sterilization and reset surgical suites for next procedure.
  • Gathered and set up equipment, tools and supplies and arrange instruments according to surgeons' preferences or instruction.
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
  • Developed team communications and information for [Type] meetings.
  • Transported [Product or Service] to customer locations [Timeframe].
Certified Nursing Assistant, 05/1995 to Current
Arbor CompanyFort Myers, FL,
  • Provided care for 25-patient and 10-patient units, coordinating day-to-day hygiene, feeding and quality of life functions.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Assisted patients with mobility needs, including moving to and from beds, organizing wheelchairs and preparing assistive devices.
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Conferred with multidisciplinary healthcare team to help effectively manage patient conditions with regular testing and vitals assessments.
  • Obtained client medical history, including medication information, symptoms and allergies.
  • Delivered individualized patient care by recording vital signs, documenting observations and evaluating patient needs.
  • Helped patients effectively manage routine bathing, grooming and other hygiene needs.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Cared for clients with diagnoses such as respiratory failure, diabetes, Parkinson's disease and other illnesses including behavioral health conditions.
  • Cared for patients in the hospital setting, during 8 and 12 hour shifts, delivering high-quality, efficient support to meet all needs.
  • Supported ambulation and physical therapy needs by conducting planned exercise routines.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Complied with all company-specific guidelines and performed hands-on nursing care to patients under RN supervision.
  • Oversaw and maintained patients' rooms, group living areas and nurse stations.
  • Checked patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure and blood sugar to stay on top of symptoms and keep RN, charge nurse and physicians informed of changes.
  • Transported patients between rooms and appointments or testing locations.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
Health Unit Coordinator, 03/2015 to Current
Altru Health System ClinicErskine, MN,
  • Assisted RN in creating customized care plans, working with hospital staff and families to assess and meet individual needs.
  • Implemented best practice standards for billing resulting in substantial reduction of accounts receivable delays.
  • Discussed medical histories with patients in effort to provide most effective medical advice.
  • Conducted routine in-patient behavioral health safety inspections, identifying areas needing improvement and eliminating hazards posed to staff and patients for continued compliance with associated regulations.
  • Communicated with patients, ensuring that medical information was kept private.
  • Scheduled surgeries and patient appointments.
Education
: Associate Degree Nursing, Expected in to WITC Ashland - WI,
GPA:
: Certified Nursing Assistant, Expected in to WITC Ashland - Ashland Wisconsin,
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • WITC Ashland
  • WITC Ashland

Job Titles Held:

  • Sterile Processing Aide
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Health Unit Coordinator

Degrees

  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Some College (No Degree)

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