Medical Assistant resume samples

Medical Assistants are in charge of performing administrative and clinical tasks in an effort to keep doctors' offices running smoothly. Skills shown on example resumes of Medical Assistants include ensuring the cleanliness, sanitation, and maintenance of all exam rooms and equipment; and taking patient medical histories and vital signs. Applicants should be able to show a high school diploma or its equivalent on their resumes, and most employers prefer candidates who have graduated from formal programs in the field of medical assisting.


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11

Medical Assistant (externship)

Provided pre and post-operative patient care and assistance

  • Assisted the Physician with medical procedures including: (Colonoscopies, Upper GI Endoscopies, Bravo meter placement, Dilation of the Esophagus, and Flexible Sigmoidoscopies)
  • Prepared and set-up treatment rooms, keeping the rooms stocked, neat and clean
  • Interviewed patients and measured vital signs, weight, and height.
  • Show patients to examination rooms and prepare them for the physician.
  • Answered telephones and scheduled and confirmed patient appointments
  • Cleaned and sanitized Endo and Colon scopes
CANDIDATE INFO
5
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
AAS
Medical Assisting
Anatomy & Physiology
12

Medical Assistant/referral Coordinator

Scheduled patient appointments, verified insurance coverage and processed lab samples and results.

  • Sterilized medical equipment and prepared exam rooms for patient visits.
  • Coordinated patient referrals including necessary paperwork, scheduling and relevant patient information.
  • Provided telephone support for front desk staff.
CANDIDATE INFO
14
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Marketing & Health Sciences
13

MEDICAL ASSISTANT (externship)

Measured and recorded patient vital signs

  • Administered various different lad test and functions
  • Performed phlebotomy, urinalysis, and EKG
  • Organized patient scheduling counseling and education
  • Maintained patient medical records
  • Assisted Doctors and Registered Nurse's as needed, performed duties as assigned
CANDIDATE INFO
4
years in
workforce
2
months
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
Customer Service
Medical Institute
14

Medical Assistant

Answered incoming calls, directed them accordingly to staff and doctors.

  • Pulled and filed patient medical records. Respected rules and regulations of facility regarding HIPPA.
  • Verified insurance, confirmed schedule appointment and set up missed appointments on daily basis.
  • Create and assign new charts to patients, labeled files, data entry on computer system.
  • Organized lab results and patients records. Collated fact sheets and other information for patients.
  • Set up Appointments with doctors for lab results. Generated reports using EMG/RFA form to update information being reported to lawyers, insurance and doctors. Prescribed mediation under doctor's approval.
  • Supervise eight cashiers, make sure breaks were taken on time; responsible that money would be accounted for on a daily basis. Assist managers when short of staff to stock items back on sales floor.
  • Monitor all customers service provided by cashier all registers were to be clean, organized and presentable.
  • Handle over $10,000 on a daily basis counted money for accuracy and investigate any discrepancy.
CANDIDATE INFO
2
years in
workforce
2
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Voc
Vocational Degree
MA
Master of Arts
15

Medical Assistant

Reregistered patients and prepping patients, assisted doctors with medical procedures.
Contacted medical insurances and requesting authorizations.
Faxed, filed, and answered phones, bookkeeping.

  • Interviewed patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight, and height
  • Showed patients to examination rooms and prepared them for the physician
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and information such as test results in medical records
  • Explained treatment procedures, medications and physicians' instructions to patients
CANDIDATE INFO
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Medical Assistant
16

Medical Assistant

Praised for efficient handling of administrative duties

  • Ensured the cleanliness, sanitation and maintenance of all facilities, exam rooms and equipment.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in taking medical histories, vital signs, as well as performing venipuncture, injections and diagnostic testing.
  • Complied with HIPAA and OSHA regulations.
  • Reacted calmly and effectively in any emergency situations and added a personal, caring touch that eased any patient.
  • Completed all clinical responsibilities such as rooming patients, completing all vital signs, administering injections, performing phlebotomy, and completing EKG.
CANDIDATE INFO
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
Medical Assistant
17

Medical Assistant

Performed all of the assistants' standard tasks; prepared patients for examinations, recorded test results and vital statistics, administered prescribed medication.

  • Kept medical histories and interviewed patients to procure or verify information.
  • Took blood pressure, temperature, and weight as required before examinations.
  • Made schedules of appointments and performed general front-desk tasks; recording, bookkeeping, answering calls, etc.
  • Provided patients with any information they required about their treatment.
  • Made sure environment was safe and sanitary for admission and treatment.
  • Vast experience dealing with lab work and assisting doctors in treating patients with various conditions.
CANDIDATE INFO
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
HS
High School Diploma
18

Medical Assistant

Medical Technologist, Temporary Assignment then returned to school full-time

  • Prepared patients for examinations, took medical history, and assisted the physician during the examination
  • Explained medical procedures to patients, called in prescriptions to pharmacies
  • Collected laboratory specimens, and sterilize medical instruments.
  • Drew blood, removed sutures, and took electrocardiograms
CANDIDATE INFO
8
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
Medical Assistant Training Program
19

Medical Assistant

Precisely measured weight, height, vision acuity, vital signs, urinalysis and EKGs

  • Handled patient referrals and follow ups, as well as followed up on authorizations
  • Strictly adhered to all safety, infection prevention and HIPAA regulations and standards
  • Pulled and prepared charts for the doctor enabling efficient patient response time
  • Assisted front office personnel in organizing insurance claims accurately
  • Knowledgeable in the operation of front desk, appointment scheduling and patient check-in
  • Reacted calmly and effectively in situations, adding a caring touch that put patients at ease
  • Prepared and administered medications as directed by a physician
  • Helped physicians examine and treat patients, handing them instruments or materials or performing such tasks as giving injections or removing sutures
CANDIDATE INFO
15
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Cosmetology Program
AS
Applied Science
20

Medical Assistant

  • Organized and recorded patient information, medical history, vital statistics, and all other pertinent documentation while efficiently utilizing NextGen Healthcare Information Systems computer software.
  • Performed general office duties, scheduled appointments, obtained insurance authorizations, and educated patients on personal healthcare benefits.
  • Contacted multiple medical facilities or departments to coordinate admissions and or diagnostic testing.
  • Performed electrocardiograms, venipuncture, and wound dressing changes.
  • Prepared and administered medications as directed by physician.
  • Authorized drug refills and provided prescription information to pharmacies.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared them for testing.
  • Took inventory and ordered medical, lab, and office supplies or equipment.
CANDIDATE INFO
12
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AS
Nursing
Medical
Biological Sciences

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