2015 - Present
A Little Help Nurse Registry
- Change dressings.
- Perform a variety of duties as requested by client, such as obtaining household supplies and running errands.
- Accompany clients to doctors' offices and on other trips outside the home, providing transportation, assistance and companionship.
- Administer prescribed oral medications under written direction of physician or as directed by home care nurse and aide.
- Care for children who are disabled or who have sick or disabled parents.
- Massage patients and apply preparations and treatments, such as liniment, alcohol rubs, and heat-lamp stimulation.
2011 - 2013
DeSoto Memorial Hospital
- Collecting blood samples from patients, labelling them and dispatching them for analysis and testing.
- Transporting blood samples to the correct laboratory.
- Performing laboratory tests.
- Collecting laboratory specimens in a safe and accurate way.
- Assembling medical equipment, such as blood collection devices, tourniquet, needles, cotton and trays.
- Entering data into laboratory and hospital data systems.
- Maintaining patient confidentiality according to applicable laws.
- Obtaining appropriate medical information from patients.
- Identifying and preparing patients.
- Monitoring patient glucose levels by performing bedside glucose tests.
- Collecting blood specimens through veni-puncture and skin puncture.
- Ensuring open channels of communication between patients and employee's.
- Assisting in the training of students and new employees.
- Ensuring appropriate equipment and supply usage.
- Maintaining neat, organized records and work station area.
2012 - Present
Associates in Healthcare Administration
Apply an understanding of medical office terminology, records management, patient and laboratory procedures, and how to respond to medical emergencies.
Present a clear understanding of the structure and chemistry of the human body, disease, and the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, and reproductive systems.
Demonstrate knowledge of the proper coding of diagnoses and medical procedures.
Display the skills of time management, critical thinking, problem solving, decision making, written comprehension, communication, and research.
Explain how medical records are used, shared, and stored by the medical office, and the relationships between these records and medical care, legal, and insurance, or billing concerns.
Identify and apply the fundamental principles of public speaking, speech criticism, audience analysis, and effective delivery techniques.
Demonstrate a basic understanding of computer applications, and the broad implications of technological innovation on social organization in terms of personal, political, economic, and environmental issues.
Demonstrate proficiency with English composition, including the ability to develop essays, and revise and edit one's work.
Demonstrate basic mathematical skill by describing mathematical reasoning and logic as the basis for data analysis, and by applying the major concepts of college-level algebra.