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Medical Assistant Center I

Tuscaloosa, AL
July 29, 2022

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Tynisha Harris


Moundville, Alabama


Willing to relocate: Anywhere

Authorized to work in the US for any employer

Work Experience


Fresenius Medical Care - Southfield, MI

November 2021 to Present

The Hemodialysis technician assures effective and efficient service and responds to the licensed caregiver's direction any time the treatment varies from normal parameters, or the patient's condition becomes unstable. Sets up and operates hemodialysis machine to provide dialysis treatment for patients with kidney failure: Attaches dialyzer and tubing to machine to assemble for use. Mixes dialysate, according to formula.

Primes dialyzer with saline or heparinized solution to prepare machine for use. Transports patient to dialysis room and positions patient on lounge chair at hemodialysis machine. Takes and records patient's predialysis weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse rate, and respiration rate. Explains dialysis procedure and operation of hemodialysis machine to patient before treatment to allay anxieties. Cleans area of access (fistula, graft, or catheter), using antiseptic solution. Connects hemodialysis machine to access in patient's forearm or catheter site to start blood circulating through dialyzer. Inspects equipment settings, including pressures, conductivity (proportion of chemicals to water), and temperature to ensure conformance to safety standards. Starts blood flow pump at prescribed rate. Inspects venous and arterial pressures as registered on equipment to ensure pressures are within established limits. Calculates fluid removal or replacement to be achieved during dialysis procedure. Monitors patient for adverse reaction and hemodialysis machine for malfunction. Opens and Closes Water Treatment System

Able to make Granular


St John Providence Hospital - Southfield, MI

December 2015 to Present

•Bathing/showering patients, cleaning up soiled patients and beds, walking patients in the room, to the bathroom, and in the hallway.

•Re-positioning patients in bed, assisting them in and out of beds, bedside chairs, and wheelchairs, as well as on and off patient carriers (with assistance as needed).

•Helping patients to walk with canes, walkers, and crutches.

•Preparing patients for meals, feeding patients, filling water pitchers, restocking supplies, and preparing rooms for new admissions.

•Transporting patients, by pushing them in wheelchairs or on carts, to and from tests and other units. •Assisting with post-life physical care.

•Performing basic clinical skills such as weighing patients, taking blood pressures/pulses/respirations, emptying urine collection bags and measuring the urine, as well as emptying and measuring the fluid from drains.

•Testing blood sugars by finger stick.

•Able perform several advanced skills such as drawing blood, performing EKGs (heart monitor tracings), changing simple wound dressings, removing bladder catheters, and removing IV catheters from veins. •Performing other duties as assigned.


Children's Hospital of Michigan - Detroit, MI

November 2014 to February 2016

1. Monitor the health of patients in hospitals, clinics and nursing homes. The assistant takes vital signs, observes the patient's condition and makes notes on medical records. 2. Able to report observations to registered nurses and other healthcare professionals in the hospital or nursing care facility.

3. Able to observe and communicate with patients and provide healthcare providers with an assessment. 5 West: Neurology/Neurosurgical problems, Cystic Fibrosis and Endocrine disorders.

5 East: Surgical, Burns, and Rehab services

6 West: Nephrology, Hematology and Oncology services 6 East: Infectious Diseases, Neurosurgical, Neurology, ENT and general medical services.

• Assist with Activities of Daily Living; Bed bath, showers, linen change, oral care, trach care, catheter care.

• Assist with Ambulation, patient turning every 2 hours when indicated for skin breakdown prevention.

• Vital signs; Vital sign sweeps are done at the beginning of each shift, than obtained every 4 hours, unless patient requires additional vital signs.

• Patient Rounding; Asking patients and / or family: if there is anything they need. • Pediatric Visual Observation

• Specimen Collection:

• Urine: Collect clean catch specimens

• Perform and document urine dipsticks using Clinitek Status machine

• Blood: Obtain patient glucose reading using the Accuse Inform Meter.

• PO Intake

• Assists' patients in ordering a meal

• Assists' the patient in setting up a tray

• Assist patients with eating, as needed

• Documents food intake and fluid intake.

• Setups feeding bag and programs the feeding pump

• Documents feed intake

• Adds cans of feed as needed (not more than 4 hours' worth)

• Discontinues feed upon completion and cleans or disposes of bag appropriately. Output

• Identifies patient output every 2 hours and prn

• Change briefs

• Intermittent urinary catheterization measurements

• Records stool and urine output appropriately.


• Obtains and documents patient measurements: vital signs, height or length, and weight Discharges

• Disposes of patient items such as urinal, bedside commode, vacuum container, etc. CERTIFIED NURSE AIDE

Martha T Berry Medical Facility - Mount Clemens, MI August 2011 to December 2014


Obtaining a full report from Charge RN at the beginning of shift for 10-15 mentally and physically disabled adults. 1. Obtaining full set of vitals on entire assigned set. 2. Passing new linen and ice water to resident not on NPO restrictions. 3. Assisting residents to bathroom using SARA or Hoyer lift and a trained staff member for assistances. 4. Assisting with meals: serving, cutting up food, opening containers, feeding residents while documenting intake on assigned set. 5. Giving showers and performing catheter, wound and tracheotomy care. 6. Monitoring bed alarms and all safety precautions. 7. Changing briefs and toileting residents while recording output. 8. Strict documentation on entire assigned set.


Children's Hospital Specialty Center - Detroit, MI May 2014 to June 2014


While helping inside of Children's Specialty Center I worked in several clinics; Diabetic: Obtaining a full set of vitals including weight, glucose and height Metabolic: Obtaining full set of vitals including head circumference Endocrinology: Obtaining full set of vitals

Neurology: Obtaining full set of vitals

Pulmonary: Obtaining full set of vitals including SP02 Laboratory: Working as a phlebotomist. Drawing blood on infants and adults. Medical Assistant: Discharging patients, setting up future doctors appointments, obtaining labs ordered by clinical doctors. HOUSEKEEPER

Marriott International, Inc. - Detroit, MI

July 2012 to June 2013

Housekeeper - Duties & Responsibilities: Follows detailed worksheet for each cabin cleaning Completes inventory of cabin contents on form

provided. Provides information on any missing items to the manager. Daily maintenance of hot tubs. Clean building floors and walls by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, or vacuuming them. Change bedding and

make beds as directed. Stock cabin food supplies (coffee, tea, sugar, etc.) as needed. Replenish supplies such as drinking glasses, linens, writing supplies, and bathroom items. Gather and empty trash. Clean and polish furniture and fixtures. Clean windows, glass partitions, and mirrors, using soapy water or other cleaners, sponges, and squeegees. Dust furniture, walls, machines, and equipment. Move and

arrange furniture, and turn mattresses. Make adjustments and to heating, cooling and ventilating systems. Mix water and detergents or

acids in containers to prepare cleaning solutions, according to specifications. Steam-clean or shampoo carpets. Polish floors. Clean and restore building interiors damaged by fire, smoke, or water, using commercial cleaning equipment. Clean chimneys, flues, and connecting

pipes, using power and hand tools. Drive vehicles required to perform or travel to cleaning work, including vans Follow procedures for the use of chemical cleaners and power equipment, in order to prevent damage to floors and fixtures. Monitor building security and safety by performing such tasks as locking doors after operating hours and checking electrical appliance use to ensure that hazards are not created. Notify supervisor concerning the need for major repairs or additions to building operating systems. Set up, arrange, and remove

decorations, tables, chairs, and ladders to prepare facilities for events such as banquets and meetings. Spray insecticides and fumigants as directed to prevent insect infestation. Remove debris from driveways and all public areas inside or out. Replace light bulbs.

Sort clothing and other articles, load washing machines, and iron and fold dried items. Sort, count, and mark clean linens, and store them in linen closets. Deliver any items requested by guests to cabins. Observe precautions required to protect resort and guest property, and report damage, theft, and found articles to supervisors. Carry linens,

towels, toilet items, and cleaning supplies, using wheeled carts or by hand as needed. Education

N/A in ASN

Oakland Community College - Southfield, MI

January 2015 to August 2022




• Medical Terminology

• Microsoft Word


• Documentation review

• Vital signs

• Travel nursing

• Dialysis Experience



June 2017

A list of students recognized for academic achievement during a semester by the dean of the college they attend. Certifications and Licenses

Basic Life Support (BLS)

November 2020 to November 2022


driver's license


Nursing assistant skills — Familiar

February 2022

Providing nursing aid to patients using knowledge of relevant equipment and procedures Full results: Familiar

Clinical judgment — Familiar

March 2020

Assessing a patient's condition and implementing the appropriate medical intervention. Full results: Familiar

Indeed Assessments provides skills tests that are not indicative of a license or certification, or continued development in any professional field.

Additional Information

Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers (BLS) is the level of medical care which is used for victims of life-threatening illnesses or injuries until they can be given full medical care at a hospital. It can be provided by trained medical personnel, including Emergency medical technicians, paramedics, and by laypersons who have received BLS training. BLS is generally used in the Pre-hospital setting, and can be provided without medical equipment.

Certified nurse assistants (CNAs) perform basic health care duties in hospitals and care facilities under the supervision of a registered nurse or licensed vocational nurse.

Patient Care Associate is responsible to the department director and its clients for providing patient care and other related technical and clinical support activities as directed by the Registered.

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