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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Communicative Unit Tech delivering client needs, conducting assessments and planning treatments. Providing dedicated respiratory care following physician orders. Pursuing role dedicated to helping patients achieve optimum outcomes. Compassionate Patient Care Technician adept in managing heavy daily patient volume,including telephone triage, appointment scheduling and patient referral. Proficient in documentation and record maintenance. Dedicated to patient confidentiality. Sharp professional with more than 20 years of experience in unit tech role. Handling ventilator setting changes and performing diagnostic tests on patients from toddler through adult. Established Patient Care Technician offering CPR certified, clinical training in acute care, medical-surgical, skilled nursing, psychiatric, geriatric and rehabilitation units. Administered and assisted with glucose testing, injections, feedings and colostomy care. Proficient in nursing documentation, assessment and decision-making. Calm and effective in pressured and emergent situations. Diligent and detail-oriented professional offering 20+ years of experience preparing patients for procedures. Skilled at coordinating supplies, preparing fields and maintaining aseptic conditions. Knowledgeable about HIPAA requirements and industry standards. Works well in fast-paced, stressful environments. Experienced in helping clinical and surgical professionals diagnose and treat chronic and acute patient concerns. Well-organized and level-headed in both routine and emergency situations. Competent in using and monitoring equipment, updating records and comforting patients during difficult times. Dedicated employee known for punctuality, pursuing employment options where good customer service and positive attitude will make a difference.

Skills
  • Instructions and cleaning procedures
  • Feeding assistance specialist
  • Caregiver support
  • Case management
Experience
Unit Tech, 11/2002 to Current
Pacific Medical CentersValdez, AK,
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Provided excellent customer service by effectively communicating with patients, families, staff and staff in other hospital departments.
  • Coordinated patient care needs with healthcare team and delivered compassionate assistance with activities of daily living.
  • Improved patient care, safety and compliance by partnering with nurses.
  • Assisted doctors, nurses and support staff with preparation for and conducting patient procedures.
  • Supported nurses in daily patient care activities by taking vital signs and documenting patient observations.
  • Explained procedures to patients to reduce anxieties, enhance cooperation and facilitate smooth procedures.
  • Collected lab specimens in adherence with safety protocols for patient tests.
  • Assisted patients with personal care, ambulation and general patient care needs.
  • Verified patient identities using prescribed protective measures to meet facility and regulatory requirements.
  • Collected, documented and reviewed patient medical histories and relayed important factors to supervising clinicians.
  • Monitored and maintained aseptic techniques throughout procedures.
  • Aided patients with mobility and activities of daily living.
Health Unit Coordinator, 11/2002 to Current
Baptist Healthcare System, Inc.Paducah, KY,
  • Communicated with patients and medical staff to convey important information and facilitate smooth unit operations.
  • Maintained unit supplies and equipment for medical staff and patient care needs.
  • Scheduled medical appointments and transportation for patients.
  • Transcribed physicians' orders to aid in medical care and minimize medical errors.
  • Prepared detailed reports and unit documentation and distributed completed files.
  • Responded to patient call lights quickly and expedited appropriate follow-through.
  • Conducted unit greetings and orientations for newly admitted and transferred patients.
  • Backed up floor staff by keeping patients' rooms clean and orderly.
  • Oversaw unit of [Number] patients, providing daily functions such as grooming, bathing, feeding and turning in bed.
  • Created and maintained accurate and confidential patient files according to regulatory mandates.
  • Maintained office supplies inventory by checking stock and ordering new supplies.
  • Managed front office customer service, appointment management, billing and administration tasks to streamline workflow.
  • Transcribed physicians' notes and entered data into electronic chart management software.
  • Managed incoming telephone calls, took messages and directed callers to personnel.
  • Adhered to HIPAA requirements to safeguard patient confidentiality.
  • Helped patients complete paperwork and explained processes and procedures.
  • Answered average daily phone calls to schedule appointments and address patient inquiries.
  • Worked with doctors to prepare correct equipment and supplies for over daily appointments.
  • Coordinated office schedules for new patients, diagnostic assessments and procedures.
  • Called patients to schedule appointments, consistently double-checking information and availability.
  • Kept office spaces well-stocked with administrative and medical supplies.
  • Prepared new charts, updated existing charts and managed records transfers between offices.
  • Completed claims forms for different types of appointments and worked on resolutions for denials or other insurance issues.
  • Updated patient financial information to promote accurate record keeping.
  • Transcribed overdaily meetings and appointments using and organized documents for streamlined office functionality.
  • Communicated with patients to gather intake data and verify chart information.
  • Assisted with hospital admissions and paperwork.
  • Managed medical practice administrative needs to provide patient satisfaction.
Patient Care Technician, 11/2002 to Current
Hudson Valley Federal Credit UnionFishkill, NY,
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and aided with feeding and monitoring.
  • Obtained patient vital signs and reported results to staff nurse or physician to identify changes from prior measurements.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Restocked unit frequently with necessary medical supplies.
  • Supported healthy patient skin with bedside baths, wound care and integrity checks.
  • Transported patients to other areas of hospital in wheelchairs and gurneys for tests, treatments and therapies.
  • Kept instruments and equipment clean and sanitized.
  • Assisted with patient admissions, discharges and transfers.
  • Performed minor housekeeping tasks to keep patient areas clean and sanitized.
  • Collected biological specimens and packaged for laboratory transport to complete diagnostic tests.
  • Delivered personal nursing assistance in pre- and post-operative situations.
  • Assisted patients with essential ambulatory care for transport to and from facility.
  • Responded to bell or light signal calls to assist patients with needs.
  • Delivered outstanding patient care based on physical, psychological, educational and related criteria.
  • Notified senior staff of patient emergencies to optimize outcomes.
  • Assisted and supported physicians performing procedures.
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Helped patients' feel independent and dignified by assisting with activities of daily living (ADLs).
  • Engaged with patient family and friends to provide courteous visit experience.
  • Promoted patient comfort by quickly responding to calls and handling diverse needs.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Planned and prepared meals meeting patients' nutritional requirements.
  • Transported patients between facility rooms and helped move individuals between mobile equipment and beds.
  • Responded to patient emergencies and physically stressful situations to restore calm or administer treatments.
  • Used mobility devices to transport patients.
  • Ambulated patients with appropriate assistive devices and in line with proper body mechanics.
  • Obtained vital signs and collected biological samples to assist with diagnostic testing and ongoing assessments.
  • Assisted nursing staff with diverse care needs.
  • Supported unit efficiency by maintaining current and accurate clerical paperwork.
  • Provided care, comfort and emotional support to children and adolescents facing serious illnesses and medical procedures.
  • Collected and labeled specimens to prepare for delivery to laboratory.
  • Counseled patients on pain management, treatment procedures, and physician instructions.
  • Used hospital-approved devices and techniques to transport and lift patients.
Phlebotomy Technician, 05/2005 to 12/2010
Pro Lab, Inc.City, STATE,
  • 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.
  • Maintained fully-stocked phlebotomy cart, carrier and station.
  • Counseled patients to ease fears, explain procedures and enhance cooperation during blood draws.
  • Obtained blood samples for medical testing and transfusion through venipuncture or capillary puncture.
  • Coordinated workflow based on stat, schedule, or outpatient needs.
  • Verified quality of specimens by centrifuging specimens for logistics courier to pickup.
  • Enforced infection control and sharps disposal procedures to protect patients, co-workers and self.
  • Verified collection orders and communicated discrepancies to nurses.
  • Built trust and minimized patient discomfort during phlebotomy procedures.
  • Interviewed patients and documented details to update and file paperwork.
  • Prepared patients for examination by properly draping patients, obtaining vital signs, verifying referrals and taking detailed health history.
  • Screened prospective donors by conducting interviews, obtaining medical histories and measuring vital signs.
  • Used multiple electronic medical software to conduct patient intakes and send correspondence.
  • Interacted with patients to gather and record data prior to blood draws.
  • Sterilized instruments and prepared exam rooms per day.
Education and Training
: Phlebotomy, Expected in to Cedar Valley College - Lancaster, TX
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Cedar Valley College

Job Titles Held:

  • Unit Tech
  • Health Unit Coordinator
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Phlebotomy Technician

Degrees

  • Some College (No Degree)

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