vascular access coordinator resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Jacquelyn Nicole Claire, Vascular Access Coordinator/Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Technician. Disciplined Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Technician with 24 years of experience delivering outstanding care to patients and operating various types of dialysis equipment. An empathetic medical staff member with a strong work ethic, who's aware of the patient's physical and emotional needs throughout the dialysis process. A reliable technician with an evolving awareness of cutting-edge advancements in care and treatment with excellent communication and problem-solving skills.

Work History
Vascular Access Coordinator, 06/2018 - Current
Hca Haleyville, AL,
  • 40 Hrs/Week
  • Participate in access education, early planning, and scheduling of vascular access procedures
  • Collaborate with vascular clinics and dialysis clinical staff in developing action plans for permanent access. Coordinate timing of access placement based on Stage and patient need for dialysis
  • Ongoing monitoring of patient's permanent access; communicates with staff in making sure any US, Limited Studies, or Interventions needed are scheduled
  • Initiates calls/faxes to dialysis units, or physician offices to schedule patients for procedures, vessel mapping, ultrasounds, and permanent access placement
  • Notifies Interventional Radiology, Nephrology, and Surgical schedulers of any appointments/procedures that need to be scheduled/rescheduled
  • Assist in scheduling patients to outside vascular surgeons according to insurance and access plan
  • Follow up with patients regarding surgical plans and provides education to patients that are being referred outside of UF Health for access placement
  • Perform direct follow-up with all outside surgeons on patient appointments and surgeries
  • Educational resource for office and dialysis unit staff regarding vascular access
  • Attend and participate in Bi-monthly ESRD Quality Improvement Conference calls and other committee meetings to represent UF Health Dialysis
  • Monitor Physician Rounds/ while performing daily QA
  • Chart/review all monthly dialysis unit flow studies
  • Track and monitor patient referrals and scheduled appointments
  • Maintain access history and monthly monitoring of patient's access
  • Update and keep current Transonic data related to access information
  • Provide educational material to Nephrology staff and patients quarterly
  • Partnered with Vascular Surgeons, Clinical and Operation teams to provide, coordinate, and integrate education on hemodialysis access types while focusing on all health and safety benefits of receiving AV-Fistulas or AV-Grafts compared to central venous catheters
  • Coordinates Nephrology Practice of late-stage CKD patient population concerning CKD education, including modality selection, permanent access placement, and monthly maintenance of patient caseload of 80-100 patients
  • Assesses patient's knowledge of late-stage CKD and treatments, educating and informing patients to enable them to make informed decisions regarding permanent dialysis access creation and maintenance
  • Adheres to HIPPA and corporate confidentiality policies
  • Work flexible hours on nights, weekends, and holiday shifts
Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Technician, 09/1998 - Current
Banner Health Gilbert, AZ,
  • 40 Hrs/Week
  • Enter prescribed treatment, initiate set up, discontinue treatment, and perform chemical disinfection of dialysis machines
  • Observe dialysis machines, respond to visual and audible alarms, and make appropriate adjustments throughout dialysis treatment to ensure patient safety
  • Monitoring vital signs during treatment, taking patient vital signs pre and post-dialysis, and documenting all hemodialysis treatments in Epic Hyperspace
  • Perform/demonstrate cannulation of patient's vascular access
  • Obtain homeostasis and apply appropriate dressings
  • Immediately reports abnormal findings or change in status to assigned RN for further evaluation
  • Communicate all emergencies, patient life-threatening complications, and related situations to RN for further instruction
  • Maintain CMS compliance with safety, HIPAA, and infection prevention measures, ensuring patient safety
  • Reinforce patient education on all aspects of end-stage renal disease
  • Manage and document Braun phoenix meter, RO water machine, and inventory supplies
  • Responsible for ordering, collecting, and maintaining approximately 168 monthly water samples in compliance with AAMI through Korus-Spectra ordering system
Patient Care Assistant, 01/1992 - 01/1999
Ardent Health Services Henderson, TX,
  • 40 Hrs /Week
  • Adhere to Occupational Safety, Health Administration/Department of Health (OSHA, DOH) ACHA guidelines
  • Recognized and provided attention to patients' and families' immediate needs and concerns.
  • Recognizes, and reports abnormalities or changes in patient health status to RN:

These may include but are not limited to vital signs, weights, assisting patients with personal care and activities of daily living, patient transfers/transport, pulse oximetry, point of care testing, dressing changes, application of external monitoring devices, placement and removal of urinary Foley Catheter

  • Assist providers as needed for examinations and procedures
  • Answer departmental calls and respond or forward calls appropriately
  • Handle all biohazardous waste per DOH and OSHA guidelines
  • Maintain patient information within HIPAA guidelines
  • Proficient in EPIC Hyperspace, Microsoft Applications, and Transonic Monitor
  • Knowledgeable in Dialysis Access Request Coordination and Resolution
  • Advanced Knowledge of Hemodialysis / Baxter PD Machine Processes
  • Aseptic Treatment Techniques
  • Attentive to Detail
  • Data Collection
  • Medical terminology
  • Appointment Scheduling
  • CCHT - Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Technician
  • CNA - Certified Nurse Assistant
  • BLS/AED Certified
No Degree: Nursing, Expected in 06/2024
Santa Fe College - Gainesville, FL,
Status -

Currently Enrolled

No Degree: Applied Science, Expected in
Central Florida Community College - Gainesville, FL,
Status -
No Degree: Psychology, Expected in
Edward Waters College - Jacksonville, FL,
Status -
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1987
Williston High School - Williston, FL,
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Additional Information
  • 2022- UF Health Shands Nursing Nightingale Award (Overall Facilitator of the Year)
  • 2019- UF Health Shands Facilitator of the Year
  • 2017- UF Health Shands Facilitator of the Year
  • American Nephrology Nurses Associations
  • Vascular Access Society of the Americas
  • National Association of Nephrology Technicians

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School Attended

  • Santa Fe College
  • Central Florida Community College
  • Edward Waters College
  • Williston High School

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  • Vascular Access Coordinator
  • Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Technician
  • Patient Care Assistant


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