CLIFTON (JUNE) HARRIS
Inglewood, CA *****
Intelligent and compassionate professional seeking a challenging and rewarding positon in the medical field. Interested in the opportunity to gain knowledge and apply existing skills to helping others.
Platt College, Alhambra, CA Hemodialysis Technician Certification (00025074)
CSU Dominguez Hills, Carson CA B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies, Minor in Environmental Studies
American Heart Association CPR/BLS Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers
Hemodialysis Technician, Fresenius Medical Center, Inglewood, CA 02/2019 – current
Reviewed physician orders such as checking dialyzers, blood flow rates, dialysate flow rates, ultrafiltration rates and administered anticoagulant according to unit protocols and prescription. Resolved dialysis-related emergencies such as hyper-hypotensive episodes, needle displacement, infiltration, clotting, blood leaks and air embolisms.
Behavioral Health Worker, College Medical, Long Beach, CA 03/2020 – 01/2021
Under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse: intake new patients and collaborate with staff members to identify issues patients are facing and develop a treaxcment plan with strategies to best meet patient needs. Intervene in crisis situations; restrain patients who may become physically violent, and provide conflict resolution.
Hemodialysis Technician, DaVita, APS Inglewood 06/2016 - 11/2019 Performed functions such as cannulation with use of Prime Fresenius 2008K Dialysis Machines. Demonstrated exceptional patient care; collaborated with RN in identifying and meeting patient goals, explained the importance of not missing treatments and explaining fluid overload in layman’s terms to patients. Obtained and documented pre and post-dialysis vital signs, weight and temperature.
Case Manager, Watts Labor Community Action Committee, Los Angeles, CA 2008 – 2013
Worked with homeless families and individuals to develop a personalized case management plan that addressed their barriers to housing. Assisted clients in obtaining emergency shelter and affordable housing. Provided resources for rental assistance funds (move-in assistance/eviction prevention). Assisted clients with health care advocacy, budgeting assistance, short and long-term planning for housing, employment search, education advocacy and connections to other services as needed.
Case Manager, On Your Feet, Sherman Oaks, CA 2000 – 2005 Managed a staff of two, delivering professional guidance and direction as needed. Oversaw a caseload of over 150 clients. Provided expert guidance to clients regarding housing, medical care, employment, ad children’s needs. Facilitated weekly presentations at the housing authority, attended meetings with counselors at children’s to track clients progress.