Claire Paton

Certified Medical Assistant at Pumonary Medicine Associates

Rancho Cordova, CA

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Apr 2014 - Present

Pulmonary Medicine, Infectious Disease & Critical Care Consultants Medical Group, Inc.

Certified Medical Assistant

Medical Assistant – Pulmonary, Infectious Disease, & Allergy-Immunology Departments • Performed allergy skin testing and allergy injections for both adult and pediatric patients. • Performed allergy desensitization procedures, food challenged and drug challenges. • Management & administration treatment of allergic reactions and anaphylaxis during procedures. • Roomed patients, took vital signs, and accurately documented findings in the EMR chart. • Performed spirometry procedure, to include pre- and post-bronchodilator spirometries. • Maintained safety techniques using PPE for pathogen transmission prevention with all patients.

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2009 - 2014

Burger Rehabilitation Systems, Inc.

Scheduler

• Maintained a full and accurate schedule for 12 clinic locations, including over 50 Physical-, Occupational-, and Speech Therapists and Therapy Assistants. • Consistently created accurate EMR accounts, reconciling patient information with Therapy Source software. • Counseled new patients in what to expect from their evaluation appointment, where to arrive, and what necessary documentation to bring with them. • Accurately completed comprehensive new patient intake forms over the phone.

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Apr 2013 - May 2013

U.S. HealthWorks

Medical Assistant Extern

• Assisted in patient care, including new injuries, physical- and pre-operative exams. • Roomed patients, took vital signs, and accurately documented findings in the chart. • Performed initial interview and triage for new patients. • Routinely administered vaccines and TB skin tests, completing documentation for same. • Utilized phlebotomy procedures to obtain lab specimens for testing. • Performed CLIA waived testing, including urinalysis. • Administered EKGs for pre-op patients, monitoring for artifacts.

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2008 - 2009

Burger Rehabilitation Systems, Inc.

Pediatric Aide/Clerk

• Accommodated families in the check-in process, to include copying insurance cards and collecting co-pays. • Accurately maintained EMR and paper chart records, including medical history, billing, and demographic information. • Acted as an Aide to therapists during treatments to ensure quality patient care. • Prepared treatment rooms for patient appointments, keeping the rooms neat, sanitary, and stocked with therapeutic supplies.

2006 - 2008

Harry & David Stores

Sales Associate & Cashier

• Acknowledged and conversed with customers in a sincere and friendly manner. • Knowledgeably communicated product information to the customer, and worked with the customer to satisfy their product needs while expanding sales. • Accurately utilized the cash register, counting exact change for cash purchases and correctly processing checks or credit card payments. • Organized, and prepared samples for, store Product Tasting Events. • Executed daily store maintenance and upkeep, including stocking product and cleaning.

2004 - 2005

Folsom Cordova Unified School District - Facilities Dept.

Student Administrative Assistant

• Produced large volumes of accurate photocopied material for distribution within the district. • Sorted and delivered inter-office mail on a daily basis. • Made and received phone calls in a professional manner, utilizing correct phone etiquette. • Created comprehensive Excel spreadsheets for facilities bill tracking, and did data entry for same. • Filed vendor’s catalogs, previous bids, and advertisements, as well as up-keeping relevant contact information for same. • Aided in vendor-venue scheduling to achieve maximum occupancy and efficient use of resources.

Education

2012 - 2013

Heald College

Associate of Arts and Sciences (A.A.S.), Medical Assisting

2007 - 2008

Heald College-Roseville

Associate of Arts and Sciences (A.A.S.), Medical Office Administration

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