Motivated, Hardworking individual who is seeking to expand her skills and knowledge in the medical field. Current certifications include: Certified Nurse Aide, Emergency Medical Technician - Basic, Firefighter I & II, HAZMAT Awareness, HAZMAT Operations, Infection Control, HIPAA, BLS CPR/AED, NIMS - 100, NIMS - 200, NIMS - 700, NIMS - 800.
Understands medical procedures
Trained in grooming and bathing assistance
Calm and level-headed under duress
Quick problem solver
Volunteer Firefighter03/2013 to CurrentWhite Oak Volunteer Fire DepartmentFredericksburg, Virginia
Prevents fire damage by conducting surveys and inspections for hazards; enforcing codes Prepares citizens to prevent fire damage by developing and conducting educational and training programs Ensures availability of water at fire scene by testing hydrants; requesting and expediting repairs; verifying repair Minimizes fire damage by responding to alarms; driving and operating equipment; regulating water pressure; combating and extinguishing fires; rescuing and reviving people Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; notifying supervisor of needed repairs; evaluating new equipment and techniques Maintains operations by following policies and procedures; reporting needed changes Provides information by completing reports Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; studying publications; participating in scheduled drills Maintains fire station building, grounds, and related equipment by completing maintenance schedules Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Secretary05/2009 to CurrentWhite Oak Volunteer Rescue Squad EMT - BasicFredericksburg, Virginia
Provide efficient and immediate care to the critically ill and injured Opening and maintain an airway Ventilating patients Administrating CPR, including use of AED Control bleeding Treat shock Scene size-up to determine: scene is safe, mechanism of injury or nature of illness, total number of patients, and requesting additional help if necessary Assist in emergency childbirth Obtaining patients medical history Bandage wounds Managing altered mental status, respiratory, cardiac, diabetic, allergic reaction, seizures, poisoning, behavioral / environmental emergencies, and psychological crisis Immobilization of extremities or spine Providing pre-hospital care for medical and trauma emergencies to adults, children, and infants Searching for medical identification emblems Assisting patients with prescribed medications Administration of oxygen and oral glucose Lifting the stretcher onto the ambulance and off of the ambulance Continuing care and assessing patient while en-route to medical facility Report verbally and in writing Restock and replace supplies on the ambulance Clean, disinfect, and check equipment / ambulance Attend continue education and refresher training programs Take all meeting minutes during Member and Board Monthly Meetings; Send out all meeting minutes to appropriate members.
Medical Office Specialist06/2014 to 06/2015Southpointe OB/GYNFredericksburg, Virginia
Working at the reception desk Communicating with patients and providers Scheduling, canceling, and rescheduling patient appointments Reminding patients of upcoming appointments and tracking missed appointments Answering multiple telephones and accurately documenting messages Forwarding telephone calls appropriately and following up on return calls Checking-in patients and properly documenting registration Insurance verification and verification of patient demographics Filing medical records Retrieving medical records and delivering to appropriate providers or department Filing patient and administrative files Copying and faxing duties Collecting co-pays and cash from patients, getting authorization on credit cards Entering charges, payments, and balancing the day in the computer Knowledge of basic office equipment including copier, fax machine, and computer Deal with interpersonal issues and customer relations Handling multiple priorities at once with minimal supervision Comprehending and following written and verbal instructions Organize and communicate clearly Maintain confidentiality of patient and employee information.
Certified Nurse Aide10/2012 to 06/2014Mary Washington HospitalFredericksburg, Virginia
Provides assistance to patients in their routine activities of daily living Performs range of motion Ambulates patient Positions and provides skin care Changes bed and provides appropriate oral and personal hygiene Distributes linen Assists with routine hygiene care including toileting and incontinent care Provides assistance to patient care team in collection of patient data and specimens Obtains urine, stool, and sputum specimens and processes specimens as needed Obtains and records heath, weights, vital signs, including pulse oximetry and pain assessment and I&O Communicates patient status and reports changes in patient condition to licensed professional Provides assistance to patient care team by performing and explaining designated patient care procedures Performs incentive spirometry Transports patient Preps for diagnostic tests Performs pulse oximetry/oxygen set up in oxygen therapy Prepares room (supplies) Provides post mortem care Prepares for admission and discharge Assists nurse in emergency situations Maintains and cleans equipment Performs suction (oral, naso pharynx) Performs blood sugar finger sticks Maintains a safe and orderly environment Participates in hospital wide infection control and performance improvement plan Assists inPerformance Improvement activities Demonstrates effective communication, customer service, and team building skills Accepts responsibility for professional growth and development Documents patient care and related duties appropriately Able to access and use hospital information system according to related duties (i.e., entering charges for patient related items or procedures.) Performs any other related duties (e.g., clerical, technical duties).
Care Manager12/2011 to 10/2012Greenfield Senior LivingFredericksburg, Virginia
Reporting any health issues to the supervising nurse Taking care of a resident's personal hygiene, including bed bath, shaving, and nail care, etc.
Toileting residents Emptying catheter bags Monitoring vital signs including temperature, pulse, respiration, weight, and blood pressure Setting up of meal trays, and documenting food / fluid intake Feeding residents Making beds Turning bed ridden residents to prevent bedsores.
Education and Training
CNA2011North Stafford High SchoolGarrisonville, VirginiaStafford County Fire and Rescue, Firefighting, Falmouth, Virginia 2013 - 2013
Stafford County Fire and Rescue, EMT - B, Falmouth, Virginia
2011Stafford Senior High SchoolFredericksburg, Virginia
administrative, ambulance, basic, blood pressure, clerical, interpersonal, oral, Copying, CPR, credit, customer relations, customer service, diabetic, driving, cleans equipment, fax machine, faxing, Filing, infection control, Insurance, team building, maintenance schedules, Managing, Meetings, access, office equipment, Assisting patients, assistance to patient, patient care, copier, policies, processes, publications, range of motion, reception, repairs, reporting, Scheduling, skin care, supervisor, supervising, supervision, surveys, telephone, telephones, therapy, Toileting, training programs, trauma, troubleshooting, vital signs, workshops, wounds, written