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Office Assistant Medical

Edmonton, AB, Canada
March 21, 2019

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Rahwa Menghistu

***** ********* – T*M*K* Edmonton, AB

Contact # 780-***-****, Email Address MEDICAL OFFICE ASSISTANT


Dedicated, dynamic and highly-motivated professional with over 6 years’ experience in diverse healthcare settings. Highly skilled in handling administrative duties including filing, appointments management, records keeping and data entry. Able to perform basic medical tasks; taking vitals, preparing medicine concoctions, collecting samples and filling out prescriptions. Familiar with advanced medical terminology. Bilingual: English, Arabic, Tigrigna and Amharic.


Alexandria Hospital – Egypt Dec 2011 – May 2014

Medical Office Assistant

Perform general and specific administrative duties Schedule appointments for patients

Clean and sterilize medical equipment

Watch over inventory and other medical supplies

Operate medical equipment such as X-ray machines, Autoclave machine to assist the doctor.

Centralized Interpreter center August 2014- Present Organizations:- University of Alberta Hospital, Alexandria Hospital, Cross Cancer Hospital, Alberta Cancer Board, Glenrose Rehabilitation, Hospital, Grey Nuns hospital

Conducts medical and general interpreting for medical providers, patients and/or their family members

Assists LEP in-patients and out-patients and/or their family members or caregivers throughout the medical center

Communicates as clearly as possible for both the LEP patient and/or family member and the medical provider

Relays information in an accurate and concise manner and does not omit, change or add information

Other duties as assigned

Conveys thoughts and feelings as accurately as possible and does not impose his/her ideas

Review CERNER on a daily basis for any unscheduled appointments KEY ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Implemented a user-friendly database system in order to record patient information and follow up on appointments

Devised medicine and procedures information booklets for patients’ education

Ice Medical Clinic – Calgary, Alberta May 2014- December 2015 Greeted visitors and registered patients

Contacted different insurance providers and scheduled patients in keeping with established guidelines

Prepared exam room

Took vital signs

Assisted physician during exam


Medical Terminology Diploma from American University in Cairo Medical Office Assistant Diploma from Medical collage Edmonton Alberta Bachelor degree in Sociology from Asmara University TECHNOLOGY SKILLS

MS Office Applications, Internet, and Email

Typing Speed: 60 WPM

Reference Up on Request

Dear Hiring manager

Upon review of your posting for a new Medical Office Assistant, I was eager to submit my resume for your review. As a highly organized and efficient professional with a variety of administrative support experience and exceptional interpersonal abilities, I am prepared to significantly contribute to your company’s goals and objectives. My background includes managing diverse administrative tasks to facilitate the achievement of health care facility goals. From coordinating schedules and managing records to documenting information and providing outstanding patient service, I excel at prioritizing tasks, collaborating with peers and management teams, encouraging effective communication, and improving overall productivity.

Highlights of my experience include...

Performing overarching administrative activities—including scheduling, reception, documentation, inventory management, and invoicing/collections—while adhering to internal procedures.

Demonstrating a steadfast commitment to providing outstanding support within fast- paced, customer-facing environments while streamlining operations and achieving organizational success.

Excelling at balancing multiple tasks while providing top-level organization, interpersonal, and communication skills.

My skills in general administration and organization, along with my dynamic collaborative abilities and my positive attitude and work ethic, position me to excel in this role, and I am confident my additional strengths will readily translate to your environment. The chance to offer more insight into my qualifications would be most welcome. Thank you for your consideration; I look forward to speaking with you soon.


Rahwa Menghistu

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