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									                                             JESSE KENDALL, CMA, CPT, CDT
                    123 Elm Street ▪ Worcester, MA 01608 ▪ 508-555-5555 ▪ jkendall@notmail.com

                                            CLINICAL COORDINATOR
Proven track record of consistently exceeding the expectations of physicians, patients, and research stakeholders.
History of providing extensive patient education and treating all clinical research subjects with the utmost care. Expert
in bone densitometry, DXA scanning, and laboratory procedures. Highly skilled Bone Densitometrist, experienced in
dual femur, LVA, VFA, lumbar spine, forearm, and total body evaluations. Core competencies include:

  ▪ CPT / ICD Coding           ▪ Account Receivables          ▪ Patient Recruitment      ▪ Office Administration
  ▪ POS / Cash Register        ▪ Financial Reconciliation     ▪ One-Write Systems        ▪ Multi-Line Phone System
  ▪ CPR / First Aid            ▪ Medical Transcription        ▪ Banking / Deposits       ▪ Data Entry


                                                  TECHNICAL SKILLS
     COMPUTER SKILLS: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook); Corel WordPerfect; Windows; Study Manager;
                          I Net; Internet Explorer; Typing Speed 60wpm
CLINICAL TECHNOLOGY: Bone Densitometer (Hologic QDR, Lunar DPX IQ Prodigy, and Prodigy Advance); Logician;
                          CBSI; I Net; Study Manager; dosiometer use; EKG machines; radiation safety


                                            PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
ABC HEALTH RESEARCH CENTER, Worcester, MA                                                                  20xx to 20xx
BONE DENSITOMETRIST / CLINICAL RESEARCH COORDINATOR
Patient Care: Pre-screened, interviewed, and recruited participants for upcoming studies. Practiced active listening,
provided patient education, and answered the questions / concerns of clinical subjects. Made participants feel
comfortable and maintained a relaxed atmosphere. Strictly adhered to federal privacy regulations (HIPAA).
Documentation / Administration: Ensured paperwork was precisely filled out and submitted to all appropriate parties.
Processed consent forms, source documents, and case report forms for test subjects. Updated and processed enrollment
forms, protocol amendments, 1572s, and CVs. Administered electronic clinical research forms and regulatory
documents for the Institutional Review Board. Reviewed participant questionnaires and participated in investigator
meetings.
Laboratory Work: Served as the organization’s sole Bone Densitometrist and maintained bone density machine.
Coordinated physicals, x-rays, and laboratory tests. Drew blood and shipped specimens; packaged and shipped
phlebotomy samples. Worked with dual energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA).
     Developed advanced skills in clinical regulations, budget development, advertising, and test subject recruitment.
     Successfully recruited and processed patients in studies for Boniva, Amgen, P&G, and Pfizer.


                                             TRAINING & CREDENTIALS
                          Medical Assistance Training, MEDIX SCHOOL, Worcester, MA ▪ 20xx


                        CERTIFICATIONS:        CMA – Certification in Medical Assistance
                                               CPT – Certified Phlebotomy Technician
                                               CDT – Certified Densitometry Technologist
               Certified Member of the International Society for Clinical Densitometry (ISCD) ▪ 20xx
       Completed Blood Pressure Provider Course and Certification for the American Heart Association ▪ 20xx


         Attended Annual ISCD Scientific Meeting for CMEs and the Advanced Densitometry Meeting ▪ 20xx
                               Performed DEXA Lecture in Worcester, MA ▪ 20xx
Creating a Compelling Cover Letter
A powerfully written cover letter is necessary to land most interviews and ensure job search success. When an
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Close your letter with a strong paragraph:
In the closing paragraph, you need to address several issues. At the very least, you need to ask for the interview and
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In summation, an aggressive and dynamic cover letter will help you stand out among the competition. Remember that
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