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Nancy Severance

9 Flint Drive, Poestenkill NY 12140


Certified Medical Assistant with 20 years experience in fast-paced environments handling confidential paperwork, administering medication and providing quality patient care.  Established record of reliability and creating positive rapport with patients, family and staff.  Focused on empathetic, patient focused care.  Trustworthy caregiver experienced in diverse medical settings.

Work experience

Jan 2002Jun 2015

Certified Medical Assistant

Capital Care

Assisted physicians with patient care, clerical, environmental and organizational tasks, appointment scheduling and chart management.  Essential duties included but were not limited to: patient scheduling, patient documentation, assisting providers with examinations, diagnostic procedures and treatments.

Feb 2000Nov 2002

Certified Medical Assistant, Certified Phlebotomist, Lab Technician

Drs. Perumal, Almonte & Mariam (Urology)

Performed physical assessments, routine tests, specimen collection, EKGs, patient registration, and front desk support.  Assisted with procedures, gave injections, and prepared patients for diagnostic tests.  

Oct 1998Feb 2000

Certified Medical Assistant, Certified Phlebotomist

Lab Corporation of America

Responsibilities included blood drawing, running a satellite laboratory and ordering supplies.  Accurately and timely ordered entry into lab systems.  Performed clinical office procedures as directed by the provider (i.e. EKG, PFT, nebulizer, etc.).

Jan 1996Oct 1998

Certified Medical Assisant

Dr. Dai Lim

Office administrative and clinical patient care duties including measurements, weighing infants and children, performing eye tests, etc.

Jun 1994Jan 1995

Ophthalmic Dispenser

Pearle Vision

Fitted patients for eyeglasses and contact lenses and prepared patients to see ophthalmologist, answered telephones, scheduled appointments, completed insurance forms, and made eyeglass adjustments and repairs.

Apr 1980Oct 1993


General Nutrition Centers

Directed daily operations of store including but not limited to: Hiring and training new personnel, ordering merchandise, maintaining inventory and performing all general accounting functions.



Completed courses in Criminal Justice

Auburn Community College
Aug 1975Present

Completed courses in Human Services and Criminal Justice

Schenectady County Community College
Jan 1995May 1996

Certified Medical Assistant

Mildred Elley Business School

Graduated with honors - GPA 3.75

Medical Experience

1995 - 2015

  • Internship completed at Mechanicville Family Health
  • Preparing exam rooms for various procedures, bringing patients to rooms, obtaining vital signs and charting chief complaints
  • Performing Phlebotomy, assisting in minor emergency surgery, performing laboratory work including CBC's U/A's, pregnancy testing, throat cultures, FBS's (Glucose) and hemocult swabs
  • Scheduling appointments, answering phones, handling referrals for outside treatment, completing paperwork for all blood work to be sent to outside labs.  Filing and maintaining medical records
  • Performing EKG's
  • Writing out prescriptions
  • Administering injections
  • Preparing patients instruments and equipment needed to perform procedures such as vasectomies, cystoscopies, and biopsies
  • Blood pressure results
  • Preparation of Lupron injections, Zoladex & Testosterone
  • Preperation of BCG installations
  • Quarterly proficiency testing
  • Running Weekly quality control in laboratory and recording daily paperwork and records of equipment temperatures, daily problems and daily testing results
  • Recording of all incoming and outgoing medical equipment


Available upon request