Medical Assistant Resume Sample

A Medical Assistant facilitates the day-to-day operations of a medical office, so it is important to mention specific skills and certifications that showcase how you can be useful throughout the office. Computer, data entry and customer service skills will demonstrate how you can help in the front office, while any technical and medical expertise will show that you will be a valuable assistant to Physicians and Nurses.

Alice Rodgers



Tampa, Florida555-983-1233Alice.Rodgers@email.com

Professional Summary

Compassionate medical care provider seeks to serve patients as a Medical Assistant in a practice that shares the values of educating patients and making them partners in their care.

Skills

  • Certified Phlebotomy Technician by the National Healthcareer Association

  • Registered Medical Assistant

  • Excellent customer service skills and compassionate manner; received 'Medical Support Professional of the Month' award twice in one year at a pediatric facility I worked for

  • First Aid and CPR certification from Tampa General Hospital

  • Microsoft Office Professional in Excel, Word and PowerPoint

Work History

  • Check on patients, perform vital sign tests and create a baseline profile for new clients, which includes pictures and notation of all moles, freckles and marks on skin

  • Sterilize all tools and equipment required for dermatological examination, including surgical tools for biopsies and stitches

  • Assist Physician in examining skin blemishes and ascertaining future steps in therapy

  • Initiate and lead a series of educational visits to local elementary schools to encourage students to start healthy skin care and sun protection regimens early

  • Performed triage on pediatric patients who were coming in with deep cuts, bone fractures, allergic reactions, minor burns, and fevers and flu symptoms

  • Administered vaccinations and performed blood draws, ensuring proper storage and disposal of samples and needles

  • Performed proper wound care, which included educating patients and families about follow-up self-care at home

  • Sterilized equipment, examination table and surfaces in the examination room after each patient visit

  • Led patients and families to intake room where I took vitals (including heart rate, blood pressure, weight and height) for infants, toddlers, preschoolers and preteens; administered hearing and vision tests

  • Assisted Physicians with examinations by preparing vaccinations, providing Band-Aids and stickers afterward, and distracting children during the shots

  • Cleaned and sterilized equipment, examination table and surfaces

  • Assisted front office staff in filing, data entry and appointment making

  • Led patients and families to intake room where I took vitals (including heart rate, blood pressure, weight and height) for infants, toddlers, preschoolers and preteens; administered hearing and vision tests

  • Assisted Physicians with examinations by preparing vaccinations, providing Band-Aids and stickers afterward, and distracting children during the shots

  • Cleaned and sterilized equipment, examination table and surfaces

  • Assisted front office staff in filing, data entry and appointment making

Education

Additional Information

  • Languages: Basic conversational Spanish and Basic conversational Haitian Creole

  • Member of the Central Gulf Coast chapter of the Florida Society of Medical Assistants; have attended seminars on topics ranging from palliative care to post-traumatic stress disorder

  • Seven-year member of the Toast of Tampa Show Chorus, a Sweet Adelines performing arts group