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Registered Nurse Assistant

Bay City, Michigan, United States
January 28, 2018

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Tamara Schultz

*** ***** **, *** ****, MI ***** 989-***-****


To purse a highly rewarding career traveling in the heath care field, seeking a job in a challenging and health work environment where I can utilize my skills and knowledge efficiently for organizational growth.


Delta College 09/28/1995 Certified Phlebotomist

Delta College 05/29/1997 Certified Surgical technologist

Delta College 05/29/1997 Associate in Applied Science

Delta College 08/29/2017 Certified Surgical First Assisting

Skills & Abilities

Strong Organization skills, Communication skills, Ability to work independently, knowledge of surgical instruments, I assist/ scrub ENT, Eyes, General, Gynecology, Orthopedics, Vascular, Neuro, Pediatric, Podiatry, Plastics, knowledge of case carts, cleaning rooms, assists doctors, current in CPR, Understands sterile techniques, Able to Sew Responsibly, punctual, Able, to draw blood; from babies, adolescents, adults, elderly.


Bay Regional Medical Center 02/21/1995 -11/21/1997 Certified Phlebotomist

Organize tray/cart, gather the supplies needed, assembly of equipment such as needles, gauze, vials, alcohol, and tourniquets, trained to draw blood for donation or laboratory test, able to collect blood from infants to the elderly, finger sticks and baby heel sticks. Also verify patients information, labeling specimen vials, and submitting specimens for processing or test, logged specimens into the computer, verifying records, assembling and checking equipment and communicating with patients, Can work with doctors, nurses and other medical professional.

McLaren Bay Region 02/21/1997 – 04/21/2015 Certified Surgical Technologist

Organize case carts, teach, Scrubs, Cleans rooms, assists doctors, Clean & Sterilize instruments according to protocols, prepare room for next case, gown & glove doctor, drape patient, dress the wound, perform appropriate counts, passes instruments, gathers supplies needed for cases. Close skin with suture, hold retractors

MidMichigan Heath Medical 08/31/2015 – Current Certified Surgical First Assistant / Certified Surgical tech.

Prepares the surgical suite for the procedure by assisting the surgical technologist along with the registered nurse in gathering equipment, instruments, and supplies to perform the procedure. Assure all supplies and equipment are available for the procedure and in working condition. Assists the RN circulator and anesthesia provider in preparation of the patient to include foley catheter placement, tourniquet placement, placement of intravenous catheters, cricoid pressure application, and other procedures as needed. Assists the surgeon by providing exposure, aid in hemostasis, closure and other intraoperative technical functions that help the surgeon carry out a safe operation with maximum results for the patient. In providing proper draping, retracting, suctioning, sponging, suturing, tissue handling and cautery techniques. The assistant will apply appropriate dressing material specific to procedure. Assists the surgeon in the care of the patient while in the operating room through utilization of the operating room team concept

Awards, Associations

Association of surgical assistants

Association of Surgical Technologist

National Board of the Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting


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