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Versatile CST bringing over 35 years' experience to growing hospital. Highly proficient in various surgical procedures with success in contributing to the achievement of high patient outcome targets. Skilled in all elements of operating room setup, including inventory management, aseptic techniques and preparing patients for procedures. Currently pursuing board certification. MotivatedCSTp adept at handling instruments, supplies, and equipment for non-invasive to minimally invasive procedures. Well versed in all operating room activities with a commitment to upholding the highest standard of sterile technique during procedures. Excited to bring 35-year background to growing organization.
Fastidious CST with more than 35years in healthcare, excited to bring talent and expertise to
[Company]. Highly adept in preparing operating rooms, testing and maintaining equipment and preparing patients for surgery. Well versed in aseptic techniques and infection control measures. Surgical counts
Disposing of biohazardous waste
Equipment set up and operation
Collecting medical specimens
Preparing for surgeries
Safely disposing of needles
Aseptic and sterilization techniques
Talented in minor surgery assistance
Certified Surgical Technologist
Pelham Medical Center Spartanburg, South Carolina December 2017 - Current Certified Surgical Technologist
Greenville Medical Center Greenville., South Carolina June 2009 - November 2017 Facilitated invasive, non-invasive, and minimally-invasive procedures by creating safe and functional operating room environments.
Cleaned and sterilized operating rooms.
Set up equipment, tools, and supplies needed for procedures and organize instruments as directed in surgeons' preference cards.
Used hemostatic clamps, suture ligatures, and electrocautery equipment to control bleeding. Handed instruments and supplies to surgeons during procedures. Closed wounds using sutures, staples and other tools. EDUCATION AND TRAINING
Counted and recorded sponges, instruments, and needles at beginning and end of surgical procedures.
Used retractors, sponges and suctioning and irrigating equipment to create unobstructed operating fields.
Collected and prepared tissue specimens for laboratory analysis. 0: Nursing
Spartanburg technology Spartanburg, SC
Dean's List Honoree first semesters 1983