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High School Medical Assistant

Houston, TX
April 14, 2016

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Gwendolyn Graves

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Humble, TX 77346, United States

Mobile: 318-***-****


Objective: Seeking Physical Therapy Aide position to utilize my developed skills and experience in assisting Therapists with patient care and administrative tasks.


LSU Health Shreveport, Shreveport, LA

Physical Therapy Tech, Team Lead 1993 - Present

Assist with evaluations, developing treatment plans and implementing plan of care under a licensed Physical or Occupational Therapist.

Assist with treatment of patients across the lifespan and in all hospital units.

Report patients’ compliance to rehab and satisfaction of their care

Measure patients appropriately for device as recommended by the therapist.

Assist wound care department with debridements, wound vac changes, prepare pulse lavage, and assist in redressing wounds/burns.

Receive and manage call from doctors, RNs, social work and other colleagues.

Manage inventory and place orders when appropriate.

Supervise 8 techs and assign student workers

Schedule patients appropriately

Participated in over 80 surgeries

Medical Assistant, 1991 – 1993

Scheduled appointments, manage medical records, and gather history

Prepared patient for exams, gather vitals, blood, and specimens

Administer medication as directed

Explain thoroughly doctors instructions including medications, procedures, and diet.

Managed inventory and place orders as appropriate

Created new medical record retrieval procedure, decreasing time by 50%

Created patient education activities between the patient and physician

Nurse’s Assistant 1985-1991

Gather vitals, including manual BP, accurately

Bathed, fed, prepped and transported patients safely

Record in-take/out-take of patient and appropriately discarded catheters

Assist RNs effectively and provided great customer care.


CST- National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting

BLS/CPR - American Heart Association 2014


Captain Shreve High School, Shreveport, LA 1984

High School Diploma

Career Technical College, Shreveport, LA 2013

Associates, Occupational Studies

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