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Medical Assistant

Irvine, California, United States
April 08, 2018

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Adriana Caro

Phlebotomist/Lab Assistant - American Health Services

Moreno Valley, CA 92553


Authorized to work in the US for any employer

Work Experience

Phlebotomist/Lab Assistant

American Health Services - Los Angeles, CA

January 2015 to Present

Keeping all lines of communication open by reading e-mails daily and responding in a timely manner. Quality assurance and controls • Blood collection and handling safety • Blood speciment storage • Medical records review • Followed infection control and safety procedures in carrying out daily phlebotomy functions • Worked collaboratively with patients, healthcare providers, and patient support departments to ensure a high quality of service demontrated knowledge of medical terminology, infection control procedures, data entry and retrieval • Build trust and minimize patient disconfort during phlebotomy procedures while efficiently collecting blood speciments • Obtained blood samples for medical testing and transfusion through venipuncture or capillary puncture, collect urine and stool specimens • Knowledgeable in the use of standard phlebotomy equipment such as tourniquets, vaccutainer tubes, sleeves, butterfly needle and syringe

Medical Assistant

Medical Staffing - Wildomar, CA

January 2012 to Present

Maintain patient confidentiality

Filed paperwork and insurance information into medical charts

• Scheduled appointments

• Transferring/ambulation/Hoyer's lift

• Cognitive supervision, dressing and grooming

• Administering medications under doctors' orders or direction of nurse

• Ordered necessary supplies and handled correspondence

• Called facilities to retrieve records

Nursing Assistant

Medical Staffing - San Pedro, CA

January 2015 to July 2017

Checked patients in and out of their appointment and letting staff know of patient arrival • Created charts and schedules for next day • Made reminder calls to remind patients of their appointments • Completed ICB (insurance database) daily • Handled correspondence and documents • Assisted physicians and staff with any request • Assisted

physicians and staff with glucose testing, venipunctures, urinalysis, pregnancy tests (blood and urine), ordered necessary supplies and handled coorespondence • Arranged examining room instruments and equipment, kept laboratory, examining rooms, waiting room area neat and clean • Hospital department 51/50 mental health ensure patients are safe

Medical Assistant

Redhawk Medical Center - Wildomar, CA

March 2011 to December 2015

Answering phones, multi-line phone system input patients demographics • Filling, office equipment usage such as fax machine, copier, label printer • Appointment setting • Coordinating test and follow up visits with other hospitals and clinics • Insurance and referral verification • Setting up all new patients files • Greeting arrival patients • Handling medical insurance co-payments • Ordering inventory for office and/or maintain supplies • Delivered and picked up radiology films locally • Stocked supplies

Medical Assistant/Phlebotomist

Centers for Family Health - Oxnard, CA

January 2003 to February 2011

Assisted in the performing examinations and treatment of patients including performing clinical skills according to hospital policies and standards of practice • Executed daily operations of drawing blood • Assembled tourniquet, needles, disposable containers for needles, blood collection devices • Wrote, designed and produce lab reports • Verified and recorded identity of patient and donor • Conversed with patient and donor to allay fear of procedure

• Trained and managed small groups of employee and achieved significant improvements in their productivity

• Conducted interviews and took vital signs • Drew and tested blood samples to screen donors at blood bank • Successfully managed a small group of employees with the laboratory procedures • Structured and maintained medical records • Coordinating test and follow up visits with other hospitals and clinics • Setting up all new patients files less


Vocational School Certificate in Nursing Assistant Health Science Institute - Colton, CA

Associate's in Social and Behavior studies

Riverside Community College - Moreno Valley, CA

Vocational School Certificate in Medical Management Pacific Coast Trade School - Oxnard, CA

Maric College of Medical Careers - San Diego, CA


PHLEBOTOMIST (10+ years), TESTING (5 years), GREETING (4 years), MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY (2 years), OFFICE MEDICAL (2 years)

Additional Information


Analytical skills (10+ years), CLIA (10+ years), Coding (5 years), Microsoft EXCEL, Word, Software (5 years), Good communication skills (10+ years)

Microsoft Office


Microsoft Excel


office 365


medical terminology

procedure and exam assistance

HIPPA, CLIA, OSHA guidelines

taking and recording vital signs/height and weight scheduling appointments empathic with excellent interpersonal skills

Additional Comments

Willing to relocate. Available to start work immediately

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