Saturday, January 19, 2013

MEDICAL ASSISTANT (St. Louis) USA

Hi
2027 Castlebar
St. Louis, MO 63146
314-732-9899 Mobile
Loretta Wright
Objective
To secure a professional medical assistant position in a reputable medical facility where I can continue to develop and enhance my hands-on skills and knowledge in the medical field.
Experience
6/09/09 -- Present - Surgical arts of St. Louis
Medical assistant
Assist a group of vascular surgeons with scheduling and interviewing patients prior to surgical procedures as well as scheduling of needed diagnostic test.
Rooming patients and assisting with dressing changes, suture removal, staple removal , wound packing as well as unna boot dressings.
Assist with biopsies and excisions while applying principles of aseptic technique and infection control.
Patient information charted and labs performed, biopsy recorded and results reported to physician. Patient education given and follow up appointments made.
St. Louis Dermatology and Surgery Center St. Louis, MO
Medical assistant 2008 - 2009
Assist surgeon in Mohs surgery, biopsies and excisions. While applying principles of aseptic technique and infection control.
Dressings applied, dressing changes, suture removal and patient education provided.
Patient information charted and Labs performed. Biopsy recorded and results reported to patients upon physicians request.
Patient scheduling, Interviewing patients prior to Mohs surgery and provided patient education as well as other office duties performed.
2006 -- 2008 Bethesda Hospice/Bethesda Dilworth
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
 Providing the patient assistance with ambulating, transfers, positioning, exercising, feeding and other personal care tasks
 Taking vital signs, changing simple dressings, assisting patients in taking their medications and performing other duties as assigned by the RN
 Reporting changes in patient's condition to RN Case Manager
 Submitting CNA visit records in a timely manner and attending regularly scheduled departmental meetings.
 Providing patient care and emotional support to patients and their families at the end of life due to terminal illness
2003 - 2006 Barns Jewish Hospice St. Louis, MO
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
 Blood pressure, pulse rate, temperature, and respiration.
 Observe patient's condition, measuring and recording food and liquid intake and output, Bathe, dress, and groom.
 Change non-sterile dressings, give massages and provide skin care.
 Report any changes in patient's condition to RN case manager.
2007 - 2008 Everest College St. Louis, MO
Medical Assistant
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 Well trained in checking vital signs, assisting with examinations and laboratory testing, providing patient education, charting, and the use and control of supplies and applying sterile techniques.
 Competent with specimen collection and identification, handling, and transportation procedure, phlebotomy and routine diagnostic hematology.
 Experienced in administering injections, demonstrating the ability to perform and respond appropriately in emergency situations.
 Reliable, detailed oriented team player. Skilled in all aspects of Medical Assisting, including Medical Terminology, Anatomy, and Physiology, Medical Law and Ethics as they relate to field.
 Experience with processing medical claim forms, ICD-9 and CPT.
 Demonstrates working knowledge and following OSHA guidelines. Skilled in Microsoft Office, 45 wpm.
 Well organized, multi-tasked, able to meet strict deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
 Posses and practices strong leadership skills with professional integrity.
 Perfect attendance.
 CPR certified References upon request
Thanks

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