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Medical Assistant Manager

Location:
Aiken, SC
Salary:
15 hour
Posted:
October 26, 2018

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Tonya D Thomas

*** ******** ****

Aiken SC, *****

803-***-****

ac7ikm@r.postjobfree.com

Certified Medical Assistant with 10+Years worked in fast-paced environment handling confidential paperwork, administering medication and providing quality patient care. Established records of reliability and created positive rapport with patients, family and staff. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

APA Graniteville Family Medicine

Graniteville, Sc

March 2018- Present

Certified Medical Assistant

Recorded patient information such as vital signs, weight and changes in medical history prior to each appointment

Clean and prepare examination rooms prior to patient appointments

Assisted the nurse and office manager in maintaining the medical inventory and placing orders for new materials as needed

Administered oral and injectable medications

Assisted physicians and other providers with exams and procedures

Called in and faxed prescriptions to pharmacies

Changed dressings on surgical wounds

Cleaned and maintained instruments and medical equipment

Collected data about previous health, medical and surgical history from patients

Collected specimens for lab tests from patients

Documented paper and electronic medical records

Entered data from monitoring and tracking systems such and vaccine and medication refrigerators

Managed specialty referrals, Managed medical records Center For Colon And Digestive Diseases

Aiken,Sc

May 2015 - Augusta 2017

Certified Medical Assistant

Recorded patient information such as vital signs, weight and changes in medical history prior to each appointment

Clean and prepare examination rooms prior to patient appointments

Assisted the nurse and office manager in maintaining the medical inventory and placing orders for new materials as needed

Administered oral and injectable medications

Assisted physicians and other providers with exams and procedures

Called in and faxed prescriptions to pharmacies

Changed dressings on surgical wounds

Cleaned and maintained instruments and medical equipment

Collected data about previous health, medical and surgical history from patients

Collected specimens for lab tests from patients

Documented paper and electronic medical records

Entered data from monitoring and tracking systems such and vaccine and medication refrigerators

Managed specialty referrals, Managed medical records

Measured patent vital signs (pulse, blood pressure, pulse and temperature), height and weight

Ordered medical and office supplies and medications

Performed in-office lab tests

Performed specialized testing such as EKGs, vision screening and hearing tests

Removed staples and stitches

Scheduled patient appointments

Dallas County Hospital District

Dallas,Texas

January 2009 - January 2015

Certified Medical Assistant

Updated and maintained all digital client records and assist in transitioning hard copy records to digital format

Recorded patient information such as vital signs, weight and changes in medical history prior to each appointment

Clean and prepare examination rooms prior to patient appointments

Worked in the front office taking care of tasks such as answering phone calls and greeting patients as they enter the facility

Assisted the nurse and office manager in maintaining the medical inventory and placing orders for new materials as needed

Administered oral and injectable medications

Assisted physicians and other providers with exams and procedures

Called in and faxed prescriptions to pharmacies

Changed dressings on surgical wounds

Cleaned and maintained instruments and medical equipment

Collected data about previous health, medical and surgical history from patients

Collected specimens for lab tests from patients

Documented paper and electronic medical records

Entered data from monitoring and tracking systems such and vaccine and medication refrigerators

Managed specialty referrals, Managed medical records

Ordered medical and office supplies and medications

Performed in-office lab tests

Performed specialized testing such as EKGs, vision screening and hearing tests

Provided patient education as directed by the doctor or other provider

Removed staples and stitches

Scheduled patient appointments

Scheduled surgeries and diagnostic procedures such as CT scans and MRIs

Stocked exam rooms

Irving Medical Center

Irving, Texas.

January 2000- November 2008

Medical Assistant/Phlebotomist

Updated job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; participating in professional organizations; maintaining licensure

Verified test requisitions by comparing information with nursing station log; bringing discrepancies to the attention of unit personnel

Verified patient by reading patient identification

Obtained blood specimens by performing venipunctures and finger sticks

Maintained specimen integrity by using aseptic technique, following department procedures; observing isolation procedures

Tracking collected specimens by initialing, dating, and noting times of collection; maintaining daily tallies of collections performed

Monitored glucose levels by performing bedside glucose tests; recording results; reporting results to unit nurse-manager

Performed bleeding-times tests by entering results to the computer; notifying pathologist of results falling outside normal ranges

Maintained safe, secure, and healthy work environment by following standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations

Maintained patient stability by checking vital signs and weight; testing urine; recording intake and output information

Provided patient comfort by utilizing resources and materials; transporting patients; answering patients' call lights and requests; reporting observations of the patient to nursing supervisor

Documented actions by completing forms, reports, logs, and records

Maintained work operations by following policies and procedures Expertise

Multi-tasking, Medical Teamwork, Bedside Manner, Infection Control, Nursing Skills, Health Promotion and Maintenance, Creating a Safe, Effective Environment, Informing Others, Judgment, Pain Management, Acute/Critical Care, Knowledgeable in ICD-9 & CPT designations and HIPPA guidelines Empathic with excellent interpersonal skills, Analyzing Information, Infection Control, Bedside Manner, Attention to Detail, Lab Environment, Procedural Skills, Quality Focus, Hospital Environment, Creating a Safe, Effective Environment, Performing Diagnostic Procedures, Informing Others, Stethoscope, Blood pressure cuff, Scale, Tray, Carts, Hoyer lift, Whirlpool tub, Urinal, Bed Pans, Personal Hygiene Supplies, CPR and first-aid certified, Patient and environmental safety, Proficient in basic skills of patient care, Vital signs and patient observation, Knowledgeable in medical terminology, HIPAA and patient privacy, Excellent communication skills, Use of proper documentation standards, Supportive of family members, Strong organizational skills, Medical Office Management, Medical billing and coding, Medical records management, Book keeping and Filing, Taking patient vitals, Blood draws, Injections, Patient scheduling, Ancillary Testing, HIPAA & JCAHO Knowledge, Patient Care & Safety, Diagnostic Testing, Medical Terminology, Electronic Medical Records, Vital Signs & Patient Monitoring, Medication Administration, Privacy / HIPAA Regulations, Patient Advocacy and Support

EDUCATION

Certified Medical Assistant, phlebotomy, unit clerk & EKG, Aiken Technical College Volunteer at local hospital, and nursing homes

Herzing University Online

CERTIFICATIONS

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) 2009

Certified Medical Assistant (CMA), 2018

Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) 2009

BLS Certification / CPR & First Aid Certification (American Red Cross) 2016-present



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