Tawnya M.

$17.00 / hr

Shelton, WA

About Tawnya

I am a compassionate Medical Assistant with several years of Healthcare experience and training. I enjoy working with people of all ages, backgrounds and personalities. I have the compassion needed to provide quality and exceptional care, keeping the clients personal wishes, needs and comfort in mind, while respecting their cultural preferences and background as well.

Caregiving Services & Expertise

Services

  • Bathing
  • Dressing & Grooming
  • Toileting
  • Medication Reminders
  • Meal Prep
  • Groceries & Shopping
  • Exercise
  • Housekeeping
  • Companionship

Job Interests

  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Short Term
  • Overnight
  • Weekend Live-In
  • Holiday Shifts

Caregivers that work non-full-time jobs or irregular shifts can negotiate extra compensation in addition to their standard hourly wage.

Skills & Expertise

  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer Recovery
  • Cardiovascular Disorders
  • COPD
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Skin Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Senior Care
  • Elder Care
  • Home Care

Languages

  • English

Experience & Education

Dispatcher

Mar 2016 - Dec 2016
Advanced Messaging & Dispatch
Answering & routing calls on a multi-line telephone system, taking accurate messages for medical clinics and professionals, funeral homes & other businesses, answering calls from Washington State Patrol & various police agencies & dispatching out tow trucks & other emergency crew to roadside accidents, dispatching out crew lineman & other utility workers to PUD and water outages & emergencies, working directly with various insurance agencies & companies to assist customers with emergencies.
Mar 2016 - Dec 2016

Document Writer

Jan 2013 - Mar 2016
TDM Letter & Correspondence
This was my own self-employed company in which I wrote and assisted customers with various forms of business letters and documents, forms and paperwork such as resumes and cover letters, thank-you/appreciation letters, college scholarship application letters, personal & business dispute letters, legal pro series letters and assisted with the preparation and filing of personal bankruptcies and divorces.
Jan 2013 - Mar 2016

Healthcare Specialist

Jun 2009 - Oct 2012
Kelso School District
This position was split between working in the school healthcare room and assisting the school Secretary with daily duties such as answering & routing calls on a multi-line telephone system, taking daily student attendance and lunch count, assisting those entering the school office, assisting with monthly fire and emergency drills, entering student data into the computer system, tracking & entering student immunization records and reporting to DOH, assisting ill & injured students in the school healthcare room, tracking and entering student health information, managing student health plans, dispensing student medications, assisting with school healthcare screenings and exams, filing, faxing records, processing mail & other general duties as needed.
Jun 2009 - Oct 2012

M.A

Sep 2008 - Jun 2009
Lower Columbia Mental Health
This is an inpatient mental health crisis clinic which provides crisis support and med stabilization for mental health clients in the community. Duties included answering incoming crisis calls, providing resources and support to callers in crisis, intakes of clients entering into facility, processing client paperwork for admissions, providing support to clients while in the facility, handing out medications, taking vital signs, providing observation for changes in mental or mood status, assisting with wrap around meetings, filing charts and papers, computer data entry, cleaning and stocking rooms and other duties as needed or assigned.
Sep 2008 - Jun 2009

M.A, Referral Manager, Medical Records Manager

Apr 1999 - Mar 2008
Peacehealth Medical Group
While employed for Peacehealth I worked for a couple of practices and departments carrying out a wide range of both patient care and secretarial/administrative duties such as rooming patients, assisting with exams and procedures, phlebotomy and injections, dressing changes, administering vaccines, phlebotomy and injections, sterilizing instruments, cleaning and stocking exam rooms, computer data entry, copying and maintain medical records, patient billing, processing payments, insurance verification and referrals, filing charts and papers, ordering healthcare and office supplies, supervising staff, making staff schedules and other duties as needed or assigned.
Apr 1999 - Mar 2008

Lower Columbia College

Jan 1996 - Jan 1998
Longview, WA
Jan 1996 - Jan 1998

Wahkiakum High School

Jan 1991 - Jan 1995
Cathlamet, WA
Jan 1991 - Jan 1995
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