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Surgical Technologist

Location:
North Hollywood, CA
Posted:
December 26, 2018

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Objective Seeking challenging position of Surgical Technologist, where I can exercise my skills and have an opportunity for advancement with mutual interest.

Professional Experience

Medical Assistant II 01/2014 –Present

Glendale Adventist Spine and Orthopedic Institute

Assist patients with care; take down history and current illnesses. Take vital signs, prep for procedures, obtain specimens.

Maintain and set up patient rooms.

Assist with patient and family education, Armenian translation.

Assist M.D with sterile/non-sterile procedures, dressing changes and casting.

Remove sutures and casts.

Utilize EMR (Cerner) to enter and retrieve patient data.

Request authorizations (PPO/HMO/Workers Comp).

Order back office supplies and keep track of the stock room.

Answer multi-line phone, operate printer, fax and copy machine.

Medical Assistant II 08/2011 – 12/2013

Cedars Sinai Medical Group

Assist patients with care; take down history and current illnesses. Take vital signs, mental state exams, prep for procedures, venipuncture, injections, obtain specimens and ear lavage.

Maintain and set up patient rooms.

Assist with patient and family education.

Assist M.D/N.P with sterile and non-sterile procedures and dressing changes.

Perform EKGs

Utilize EMR (Epic) to enter and retrieve patient data.

Utilize Pyxis to withdraw injections and medications.

Answer multi-line phone, operate printer, fax and copy machine.

Medical Assistant / Ophthalmic Technician 09/2010-08/2011

Tuli Eye Care Center

Assist in minor surgeries.

Receiving and discharging patients on OnStaff Medical.

Request authorizations (PPO/HMO/Workers Comp).

Back office duties (vision test, visual field, topography, auto refraction).

Administrative duties, Surgery scheduling.

Externship – Surgical Technician 07/2010-12/2010

Glendale Adventist Medical Center

Gather necessary medical equipment, supplies, and instruments for setup of surgical cases.

Assist in surgical services to ensure optimal patient care in various specialties including; Orthopedic, General, Urogenital, OB GYN, ENT, Endoscopic / GI Lab, Laparoscopic, Oral & Maxillofacial, and Neurosurgical.

Maintaining sterile environment, gown and glove surgeons, prepare and provide draping for patient.

Monitoring sponges, needles and instrument counts.

Assemble laparoscopic equipment.

Assist with room turnovers.

Support other rooms between surgeries.

Assist with positioning and transporting patients.

Handle specimens according to operation room policies and procedures.

Assistant Manager / Medical Assistant 01/2007-04/2010

Western Neurological Associates

Receiving and discharging patients on Medi-Soft.

Request authorizations (PPO/HMO/Workers Comp).

Sleep study coordinator, Accounting on quickbooks, Administrative duties

Clinical duties (vital signs, mental state exams), prescription calls, and preparing exam rooms for various procedures.

Education Glendale Career College

Surgical Technologist, 2009-2011

United Education Institute

Medical Assistant, 2006-2007

Los Angeles Valley College

General Education, 2004-2000

Grant High School

High School Diploma, 2000-2004

Other Skills and

Accomplishments

BLS / CPR Certified

Knowledge of HIPPA/JCAHO/OSHA

Bilingual (English & Armenian)



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