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Medical Assistant

Ocean Springs, Mississippi, United States
December 28, 2015

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***** ****** **. ***** *******, MS ***** 228-***-****

Terrisa Taylor


Seeking employment in the medical or healthcare field to further my career in the industry.



Armed Forces Retirement Home

Gulfport, MS

Medical Logistics Technician (Contract Magnificus Corporation)

Manage medical supply inventory using supply management techniques.

Managed and conducted supply distribution and ordering of over $159,000 during the calendar year.

Procurement and requisitioning of needed items for medical and healthcare areas, including Wellness Center, Healthcare Administration Services, Long Term Care Unit, Memory Support Unit, Assisted Living Unit and Independent Plus Home Health Program.


Summit Health

Novi, MI

Health Screener (Contract Intermittent)

Record and review patient medical histories, vital statistics, lab results, medical records, etc.

Set up medical laboratory equipment and perform and prepare laboratory tests and collections, such as blood, tissue, urine.

Dispose of blood, sharps, and other bio-hazardous waste in accordance with applicable laws, standards, and policies.

Draw blood from capillaries by dermal puncture, such as heel or finger stick methods.

Explain and perform fluid or tissue collection.

Organize or clean blood-drawing trays, ensuring that all instruments are sterile and all needles, syringes and related items are of first-time use.


Total Wellness

Omaha, NE

Medical Assistant (Contract-Intermittent)

Greet and log-in patients at medical clinics.

Interview patients and record medical history, vital statistics, lab and test results, vital signs, weight and height.

Prepare and administer medications as directed by a physician.

Explain treatment procedures, medications, diets, and physician instructions to patients.

Set up medical laboratory equipment.


Bienville Medical Center

Ocean Springs, MS

Medical Assistant

Interview patients, recording medical histories, vital statistics, test results and medical information.

Prepare treatment rooms and show patient to examination rooms and prepare them for the physician.

Collect blood, fluid, and tissue samples using appropriate collection procedures.

Dispose of blood, bio hazardous fluids and materials, and sharps in accordance with applicable laws, standards, and policies.

Document route of specimens from collection to laboratory analysis and diagnosis.

Explain and conduct laboratory testing, including drawing blood from veins by vacuum tube, syringe, or butterfly venipuncture methods, tissue sampling, etc.

Match laboratory requisition forms to specimen tubes.

Organize and clean blood drawing trays, ensuring that all instruments are sterile, and all needles, syringes and other items are for first time use.

Administer subcutaneous or intramuscular injections in accordance with licensing restrictions.

Enter patient, specimen, or insurance or billing information into the computer.

Serve refreshments to donors to ensure absorption of sugar into their systems.

Assist the physician with the examination and treatment of patients, providing instruments or materials and performing such tasks and administering injections or removing sutures.

Operate X-Ray, Electrocardiogram (EKG) or other equipment to administer routine diagnostic testing.

Perform general office duties such as answering telephones, taking dictation, or completing insurance forms.


Keesler Air Force Base

Biloxi, MS

Contract Medical Assistant (The Healing Staff/Luke & Associates)

Consistently praised for efficient handling of administrative duties (answering phones, scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, patient processing and bookkeeping) that allowed providers and nursing to focus on patient care.

Demonstrated proficiency in taking medical histories and vital signs as well as administering injections and various diagnostic procedures and ancillary tests.

Ensured cleanliness, sanitation, and maintenance of facilities, exam rooms, and equipment.

Helped implement practice’s quality assurance and control program ensuring compliance with HIPAA and OSHA regulation that resulted in improved patient care and satisfaction.

Assisted in GYN procedures.

Called patients with medication refills and instructions.


Gastroenterology Center P.A.

Gulfport, MS

Medical Assistant

Served as key member of busy GI clinic assisting four MDs and an RN team with ensuring optimal patient care and smooth running of office.

Conducted vital signs and populated medical histories of patients.

Administered treatments and injections to patients.

Maintained medical records such as radiology reports, progress notes, etc.

Maintained patient data on office computer and scheduled appointments.

Responsible for cleaning and sterilizing equipment, supplies, and exam rooms.

Provide assistance to staff and patients during emergencies.



Virginia College

Biloxi, MS

Medical Assistant Degree (MA)


Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

Gulfport, MS

Phlebotomy Certification



Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

Gautier, MS


Type 50 WPM

Operate All MS Office Programs

Operation of Personal Computer and Laptop

Valid MS Driver’s License

Experience with ordering of supplies per Governmental Guidelines

Excellent Customer Service Skills

Operate scanner and fax

Operate multi-line phone system

Experience working in medical/healthcare environment under HIPAA compliance

Medical Records and Medical Office Management Experience

Bookkeeping and Filing

Ancillary Testing

Experience with Alta & CHCS


References are available on request.

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