Patient Educator Resume Samples

A Patient Educator is a registered nurse who works with patients and educates them to understand the programs and treatment options. A well-drafted Patient Educator Resume indicates the following duties – working with patients and physicians to create effective treatment strategies; monitoring the patient’s condition and making recommendations, ensuring clients understand the medical processes; advising the certain type of patients like for example suggesting necessary dietary and lifestyle changes to diabetes patient; and keeping track of the patient’s ongoing condition, and making necessary changes to treatment.

The job requires solid phone skills; the ability to communicate well, computer literacy, and knowledge of keeping track of patient records. Most of the employers require their prospective patient educators to have prior experience working in a medical office environment. Since the job is a mimic of a nurse, hiring employers seek those having a certification as a registered nurse and NCLEX qualification.

Patient Educator Resume example

Patient Educator Resume

Objective : To achieve a Patient Educator position in the healthcare industry that allows me to challenge myself and to use my experience in the field to excel on a professional and personal level.

Skills : Administration, Critical Thinking, Organizational Skills.

Description :

  • Contacted patients and arranged appointment times for CPAP setups that included instruction on the use and care of equipment and supplies.
  • Performed CPAP/BiLevel mask fittings and refitting when needed.
  • Changed pressures on all types of units, serviced units and verified settings with a manometer.
  • Entered patient notes into AMNET, an in-office software program, pertaining to all services provided to the patient.
  • Cleaned equipment and restocked to inventory.
  • Explained insurance terms and conditions to patients.
  • Collected co-pays, deductibles, and coinsurance or set up payment options at the time service.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Medical


Patient Educator Resume

Summary : As a Patient Educator, responsible for educating patients regarding their insurance options, including providing information regarding eligibility for various insurance plans and distinguishing among health coverage options available to the patient.

Skills : Teamwork, Time management, Communication Skills.

Description :

  • Responsible for scheduling patients and handling patient check-in and out. Responsible for any monetary collections from patients.
  • Provided homecare visits to obstetrical patients requiring support services for hyperemesis, pre-term labor, and IV hydration.
  • Responsible for educating and setting up home fetal monitoring Provide weekly visits and assessment for high-risk pregnancy patients.
  • Lead community outreach events working side by side with physicians and other medical professionals on a daily basis.
  • Worked in the outpatient building a hospital serving patients with medical information on a daily basis.
  • Worked side by side with medical writers who uploaded medical information for reputable online websites.
  • Assisted in obtaining lab work and performing EKGs as part of the pre-operative evaluation.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MS In Counseling And Psychology


Patient Educator Resume

Summary : As a Patient Educator, responsible for implementing, directing, communicating documenting the nursing process in accordance with current established standards of care and the Indiana Nurse Practice Act.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Conflict resolution, Computer Literacy.

Description :

  • Responsible for implementing obstetrical education for patients using current information as directed by physicians.
  • Maintained current information on all forms, and patient handouts.
  • Coordinated care between physicians, hospitals, and patients as necessary.
  • Initiated ACOG form for obstetrical and medical history via computer charting.
  • Limited obstetrical ultrasound for fetal heart tones.
  • Maintained yearly certifications in obstetrical competencies.
  • Responsible for processing all forms required for employers regarding obstetrical disability and surgical FMLA.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Associates Of Nursing

Patient Educator Resume

Summary : Self-motivated, hard-working health professional, BSN with managerial experience in OB high-risk home health. Demonstrated abilities include case management, comprehensive assessment, patient/family teaching in self-care, and durable medical equipment.

Skills : Community Health Nursing, Pediatric Intensive Care Nursing, Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing.

Description :

  • Provided clinical support for the Family Medicine Department and coordinated daily patient and Physician activities to ensure department, clinic, and area efficiency.
  • Promptly screened and addressed patient phone calls for the department/clinic, routing calls appropriately within established clinical and customer service guidelines.
  • Accurately and efficiently maintained Physician and department schedules accordingly to ensure patient needs and satisfaction.
  • Appropriately evaluated and implemented patient learning experiences based upon departmental checklists/protocol, counseling sessions, and physician instructions, and recommendations.
  • Updated, coordinated, and maintained patient communications, appointments, refills, orders, and referrals for the Arrington Rd Clinic Family Medicine Physicians on a daily basis.
  • Coordinated patient needs to facilitate patient care planning activities and create a positive experience for the patient.
  • Assisted medical staff and physicians in the selection and implementation of patient education in order to achieve desired results.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS In Health

Patient Educator Resume

Headline : Patient Educator with 5 years of experience in assuring the smooth, timely, safe and effective nursing care of all patients in diagnostic, interventional and cardiac cath department, as specified by established practices and procedures of the Cardiovascular service line.

Skills : Communication Skills, Imaginative thinking.

Description :

  • Worked in a medical clinic with staff and PACs as a diabetes educator.
  • Assisted with insulin and noninsulin management of diabetes patients.
  • Acted as a caseworker for these patients.
  • Assisted health care providers in obtaining diabetes equipment for patients and with prior authorization for diabetes medications.
  • Instructed patients and families on relevant healthcare/wellness topics according to assessed learning needs in a clear and professional manner.
  • Maintained high level, routine communication with physicians, partners, the interdisciplinary team members, Clinic, and Center Managers. Will routinely provide reports from Patient 360.
  • Established in Obstetrical patient support including assessment, counseling, education regarding medications and treatment, lab work, documentation with a care plan for diagnosis, and administration of treatment procedures.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Masters Of Science In Nursing

Patient Educator Resume

Summary : As a Patient Educator with 2 years of experience in nursing during pre, intra, and post-care for cardiovascular services. Assisting personnel within the department and provides education and guidance regarding all aspects of patient care.

Skills : MS Office, Team Work, Management Skills.

Description :

  • Utilized Microsoft Publisher to collaborate with physicians on the development of Patient Education flyers and brochures while creating outreach opportunities with unions, retail chains, and other medical professionals.
  • Acted as an advocate for an individual's care needs by identifying and communicating opportunities for care interventions, addressing deficits & gaps in care as indicated.
  • Coordinated the care services for patients with chronic diseases as diabetes, hypertension & asthma in accordance with established clinic policies and procedures, objectives, quality improvement activities, safety, environmental, and infection control standards.
  • Monitored hospitalizations, emergency/urgent visits, institutional facility admissions & readmissions to identify issues and implement follow up for improved outcomes.
  • Routinely monitored patient's status, needs & progress; if progress is static or regressive, assist in identifying a reason and proactively encourage appropriate adjustments to their plan of care with the provider and /or services to promote better outcomes.
  • Coordinated and facilitated patient education groups
  • Participated in inpatient care coordination, pre-visit planning, huddles, on one communication, email, patient contact, and documentation of any services accessed and/or healthcare-related concerns/needs that have arisen since the last visit.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MS in Health Education

Patient Educator Resume

Summary : As a Patient Educator, responsible for providing support to the provider/clinical team and serves a critical resource to both our practices and patients.  Serving as a single point of contact for both patient and practice education related to patient options.

Skills : Excellent Communication, Detail-oriented skills.

Description :

  • Developed educational material and instructed patients and families both inpatient and outpatient in the area of general pediatrics, obstetrics (including high-risk obstetrics), gynecology, general medical-surgical (including pre-operative), and cardiac outreach.
  • Marketed the program to the community, physicians, and other health care professionals.
  • Managed and researched immunization clinic for international travel.
  • Acted as a clinical resource for physicians, staff, and patients.
  • Coordinated continuing medical education courses for physicians.
  • Developed, coordinated, and instructed community education programs.
  • Participated in team meetings to communicate & addressed patient care and operational requirements.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MSN In Nursing

Patient Educator Resume

Summary : Over 20 years of diverse experience as a caring and competent clinician in both the hospital and home health settings. Excellent communication skills; written and verbal. General medical knowledge base with a strong emphasis on women's health. Some managerial experience with various administrative duties.

Skills : Scheduling, Leadership, Interpersonal Skills.

Description :

  • Responsible for obtaining and maintaining needed supplies and equipment.
  • Established own schedule with the patients for weekly good visits and injections.
  • Performed blood draws, subcutaneous medications pump initiations and patient teaching for those pumps.
  • Discussed self-management goals with patients and assists them in selecting appropriate goals and created an action plan to achieve them.
  • Monitored and documented goals selected and followed up with patients to determine if goals are achievable, in addition to providing assistance to patients when needed in how to achieve their goals.
  • Reviewed charts prior to scheduled visits to assess patient needs and document this information on the flow sheets to assist the clinical support staff and provided in easily identifying procedures or tests that are due. Reviewed and entered data into the computer.
  • Tracked and provided follow up on client care visits at CHC and treatment received at other medical centers, included but not limited to stat and urgent orders and referrals; medical care services as preventive care screenings and assessments and abnormal laboratory results for specific tests.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BSN In Nursing

Patient Educator Resume

Summary : Responsible for patient needs analysis, appropriate coverage recommendations, outreach to both our practices and patients, materials preparation. Proficient in science instruction for K-12 students. Proficient in health and disease instruction for undergraduate students.

Skills : Customer Service, Medical Assisting, Administration.

Description :

  • Worked with all the new patients that come into the center by educating them on overall wellness and chiropractic care.
  • Assisted the front desk in scheduling patient appointments, answering phones, making brochures, creating slide shows, and entering daily stats into spreadsheets and working with Microsoft Office programs.
  • Assisted with therapy and interacting with patients on their treatment plan progress.
  • Worked on EHR compliance for the office and researching HIPAA rules.
  • Instructed patients, families, and caregivers on post-treatment care for ostomies, tracheotomy, pleural catheter, pre- and post-pacemaker care, cardiac catheterization, as well as providing information on diabetes and insulin administration, smoking cessation programs and resources and correctly administering medications.
  • Worked closely with the CHF team to reduce hospital admissions and educate patients on dealing with CHF.
  • Served on Ethics Committee Implemented Palliative Care orders and provided counseling to patients and families.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science In Nursing

Patient Educator Resume

Summary : Highly experienced and accomplished Patient Educator with a record of providing exceptional patient care in a variety of clinical settings, instituting new protocols and procedures while supporting OB/GYN and Maternal-Fetal Medicine providers. Well versed in all aspects of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Maternal-Fetal Medicine nursing.

Skills : Nutritional Counseling, Intravenous (Iv) Fusions, Effective Communication Skills.

Description :

  • Scheduled and traveled to patient homes for individual one-on-one instruction on how to use Pro Time/INR monitoring equipment.
  • Responsible for submitting completed training paperwork to Livermore, CA in a timely manner.
  • Planned and conducted education programs for medical staff, patients, and families.
  • Instructed patients and families on relevant topics according to assessed learning needs in a clear and professional manner.
  • Informed supervisor of any problems that may affect quality & the standards of patient services.
  • Established programs and implemented CKD and modality education for a designated area to ensure every patient/caregiver and support system (if applicable) receives comprehensive education on all modality options as well as education on hemodialysis access types.
  • Served as the primary Patient Advocate by promoting a patient and family-centered care environment for optimal decision making along the healthcare continuum; acted as a primary point of contact with patient and family
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Nursing