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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Skilled Phlebotomist with more than 8 years of experience in fast-paced hospitals. Expert in quickly and accurately collecting specimens using variety of venipuncture and capillary puncture techniques. Exceptional bedside manner and adept in easing patients' fears or anxieties. Fastidious Surgical Technology student with more than 10 years experience in healthcare, excited to bring talent and expertise to LGH. Highly adept in preparing operating rooms, testing and maintaining equipment and preparing patients for surgery. Well versed in aseptic techniques and infection control measures.

Skills
  • Patient confidentiality
  • Medical office administration
  • Specimen Collection
  • Recording Data
  • Infection control protocols
  • Passing surgical instruments
  • Safe sharps disposal
  • Pre-surgical preparation
  • Setting up and operating equipment
Work History
Surgical Technologist Student, 03/2020 - Current
Marshfield Clinic Hayward, WI,
  • Gathered and set up equipment, tools and supplies and arrange instruments according to surgeons' preferences or instruction.
  • Provided scrubbing surgical assistance and support to surgeons during general, gynecology, genitourinary, orthopedic, neurosurgery and plastic surgery procedures.
  • Managed operating room setup by cleaning and sterilizing instruments and surfaces, maintaining supply inventories and organizing surgical tools.
  • Sterilized instruments and disposed of medical supplies and waste following OSHA guidelines.
  • Cleaned, restocked and set up surgical suites.
  • Created and maintained unobstructed operative fields using diverse range of tools, including retractors, sponges and suctioning and irrigation equipment.
Phlebotomist Technician, 11/2017 - Current
Womens And Babies Hospital City, STATE,
  • Protected patients by following infection control, sharps disposal and biohazardous waste disposal procedures.
  • Accurately labeled vacutainer tubes with patient name, date and time of collection.
  • Collected blood samples using vacutainer tubes, tourniquets, syringes, butterfly needles, and straight needles.
  • Validated blood and specimen collection orders, alerting nurses or physicians of discrepancies between order and nursing station logs.
  • Spoke with patient to gather information for lab records, reduce fear or anxiety and optimize cooperation.
  • Assembled tourniquets, needles and blood collection devices to prepare work trays.
  • Obtained blood specimens by performing venipunctures and finger sticks
  • Drew blood from veins by vacuum tube, syringe or butterfly venipuncture methods.
  • Resolved unusual test orders by contacting physicians, nursing stations or reference laboratories.
  • Stocked phlebotomy cart or carrier with appropriate supplies.
  • Tracked collected specimens by initialing, dating and noting times of collection.
Patient Care Assistant and Phlebotomists, 06/2012 - 11/2017
Lancaster General Health City, STATE,
  • Collected vitals and biological samples to support diagnostic plans and ongoing assessment strategies.
  • Supported patient mobility needs with correct assistive devices and proper body mechanics to prevent injuries.
  • Responded to patient lights to handle needs and enhance overall comfort.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Upheld confidentiality requirements and regulatory compliance guidelines in all areas.
  • Helped enhance unit operations by continuously delivering accurate, efficient care and maintaining performance objectives.
  • Monitored ongoing care and proactively corrected problems.
  • Completed documentation of care, hospital actions and patient activities.
  • Contributed to efficient unit operations by keeping patient and facility paperwork current and accurate.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Maximized patient satisfaction by helping individuals carry out personal tasks such as dressing and walking.
  • Remained alert to problems or health issues of clients and competently responded.
  • Conveyed details of changing patient conditions to Registered Nurse to enhance treatment plans.
  • Coached patients and caregivers on treatment processes, hospital policies, medication hazards, specific diets and doctor advice.
  • Recorded vital signs, such as temperature, blood pressure, pulse, or respiration rate, as directed by medical or nursing staff.
Enrolled Nurse, 05/2004 - 05/2011
Parkway Hospital Singapore Pte. Ltd City, STATE,
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Helped patients achieve higher standards of living through effective ADL coaching and assistance.
  • Identified and assisted with opportunities for performance improvement activities on unit and with other service areas.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Strictly protected confidentiality of all information related to patient care activities and EMS operations.
  • Recorded vital signs, monitored changes and communicated to physicians immediately.
Education
Associate of Science: Surgical Technology, Expected in 06/2021
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Pennsylvania College Of Health Sciences - Lancaster, PA
GPA:
Status -
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 03/1996
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Mary Chiles College Of Nursing - 667 Gastambide, Sampaloc Manila Philippines,
GPA:
Status -

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Pennsylvania College Of Health Sciences
  • Mary Chiles College Of Nursing

Job Titles Held:

  • Surgical Technologist Student
  • Phlebotomist Technician
  • Patient Care Assistant and Phlebotomists
  • Enrolled Nurse

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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