KIMBERLY A. SAFRO
Albuquerque, NM 87108 email@example.com
CERTIFIED MEDICAL ASSISTANT
Dedicated, highly motivated medical professional with 10 years of experience as a CMA complemented by 20 years of teaching experience. Ability to build rapport with patients and educate patients in the necessity for treatment and stressing the importance of following physician’s instructions.
Certified Medical Assistant
Carrington College, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Master of Arts in Secondary Education
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Bachelor of Arts in English Literature
Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York
Phlebotomy Technician BLS with Covid-19 Training
CMA Instructor – NCCT AAMA Member
Professional Rescuer AAFP Member
OFFICE MANAGER/CMA 2017 to 2020
PRIVATE PRACTICE OF DR. M. BASEL ASWAD
Internal Medicine, Oncology, Hematology
Responsible for all functions in the office: scheduling, ordering, purchasing, acquiring medications for chemotherapy patients, all phlebotomy draws, port and arterial line flushing, mixing of medications for physician.
Front office coding, advertising, screening of patients, insurance verification and acquisition of PMP’s to assist physician in busy office setting.
Educating patients regarding therapies, referrals, maintaining records for patients on Coumadin therapy, PT/INR blood checks, arranging for port placement, reviewing labs to ensure that transplant patients were healthy pre and post operatively.
CMA/CMA EDUCATOR 2016-2017
SIERRA VISTA HOSPITAL
Elephant Butte Rural Clinic, NM
Responsible for all back office activities: rooming patients, updating medical records, taking requests for refills, obtaining lab work from main hospital, performing ECG’s.
Gave immunizations and updated records for all ages of patients.
Held weekly educational meetings to refresh skills and knowledge of all Medical Assistants.
Brought Southwest Phlebotomy to the hospital to train all MA staff in phlebotomy skills.
Arranged for United Blood Services drive which collected 26 units of blood/plasma and identified two persons with Hepatitis C.
Attended conference in Mobile, Alabama to evaluate the EMR program that was used and convinced Board of Directors to purchase a new and user friendly EMR program.
INSTRUCTOR ALLIED HEALTH/ DEPARTMENT CHAIR 2011-2016
BROWN MACKIE COLLEGE
Implemented structure and flexible classroom environments to best encourage effective learning processes and information retention.
Developed behavioral guidelines to direct and document student success.
Taught all topics covered in the two-year Medical Assisting program.
Responsible for preparation of students for graduation from all A.S. Medical Allied Health Programs.
El Paso, Texas
Instructed students in full spectrum of subjects pertaining to Medical Assisting to include: Medical Terminology, Anatomy and Physiology, Pharmacology. Law and Ethics, Psychology, Communication Skills, Basic and Clinical Labs.
Developed curriculum and implemented lesson plans utilizing a variety of teaching styles and instructional techniques to meet the needs of diverse learning styles.
Evaluated student performance through exams, in-class activities, and homework assignments while providing constructive actionable feedback for improvement.
Built productive, professional rapport with students for the improvement of classroom instruction and student learning