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Medical Assistant Template

Summary

Medical Assistant experienced in delivering efficient and empathetic care in a fast-paced hospital environment; Works collaboratively with care teams to provide high-quality patient care in compliance with current guidelines and best practices; Handles lab specimen collection, blood draws, urinalysis and EKGs; Recognized for efficient handling of administrative and clinic duties; BLS/CPR Certified

Education
Westwood University,
Associate of Applied Science, Medical Assisting
Graduated - May 2015
Employment History
Edgewater Hospital
Medical Assistant  January 2015- Present 2018
  • Collaborates with physicians, nurses, and other medical professionals resulting in a positive, efficient, and patient-centered environment
  • Monitored and recorded vital signs for up to 30 patients per shift and 15-20 blood draws, or EKGs each day
  • Collected urine and stool samples and prepared them for lab analysis and assisted with medical procedures such as breathing tests or pregnancy testing
  • Relayed patient messages to physicians regarding prescription needs and followed physician instructions to call in updated prescription information resulting in faster refill rates
  • Supports efficient operations by promptly answering multiple telephone lines, completing insurance verifications, and scheduling lab or diagnostic testing for patients
  • Improved patient trust and satisfaction levels by completing post-visit follow ups and pro-actively calling patients with lab results or appointment notices
Western Hospital
Medical Assistant  October 2010 - December 2014
  •  Prepared patients for exams by establishing medical histories, taking vital signs, collecting lab specimens, and performing basic tests for 25-30 patients per shift
  • Input patient information and updated electronic medical records (EMR) to ensure file accuracy
  • Entered 1000+ lab or radiology orders and generated 500+medication orders in EMR system
  • Answered patient inquires and assisted hospital registration staff as needed to facilitate efficient admittance and reduce patient wait times
  • Stocked and organized exam rooms with basic medical supplies to facilitate efficiency and assisted physicians with basic procedures, wound dressings, and lab tests
  • Participated in quality assurance and work environment improvement program to ensure compliance with HIPAA regulations resulting in improved patient care and higher service ratings
Professional Skills
Compassion & Empathy:Expert
Interpersonal Communication:Expert
Organizational & Administrative Skills:Expert
Basic Medical Knowledge & Skill:Advanced
Attention to Detail:Expert
Appointment Scheduling:Expert
Handling of Confidential Information:Expert
Electronic Medical Records (EMR):Advanced