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Certified Surgical Technologist

Port Charlotte, FL
December 21, 2019

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Lidija K. Scorza



Student Research Assistant

Biology Department, University of West Georgia - Carrollton, GA - January 2014 to April 2014

Collected biological specimens

Mapped abundance of vegetation using environmental variables and data entry

Verified data via computer applications and entered facts into records and geographic information systems

Assisted in the cataloging and verification of biological specimens

Student Laboratory Assistant

Biology Department, University of West Georgia - Carrollton, GA -August 2010 January 2011

Instructed and assisted junior biological science research assistants

Utilized protocols such as microscopy, use of lasers, and spectrophotometer

Aided and supported office and laboratory staff

Maintained equipment, supplies and storage areas.

Participated in projects which conducting qualitative research on polar and non-polar surfaces for the propose of biomedical prosthesis coatings

Surgical Technologist Clinical Rotation

Sarasota Memorial Hospital - Sarasota FL June-November 2019

Prepare procedural and operating rooms for scheduled procedures per hospital protocol

Open cases per doctor preferences cards

Set up procedure using aseptic technique

Assist surgeon by retracting tissues, positioning patient, passing instruments and other sterile supplies

Ensure no foreign objects are retained

Prepare patient for wound dressing and transport to the PACU

Brake down procedure set up, clean, and make sure that there are adequate supplies

Assists circulating nurse and surgical team in maintaining sterile environment

Assists circulating nurse in gathering necessary surgical supplies and equipment

Preform sponge, needle, and instrument count pre-operatively and intra-operative with the circulating nurse

Gowns and gloves surgeons and assistants

Assists in keeping physician preference cards accurate/updated

Retains all specimens to be sent to pathology, confirming source/name of specimen with surgeon

Transports all surgical equipment to appropriate cleaning areas. Assists in sterile supply with cleaning and reprocessing of instrument sets

Interacts appropriately and effectively with all patients/others regardless of age or ethnic background

Uses Standard Universal Precautions, appropriate hand hygiene, personal protective equipment, and safe practices to ensure personal safety and a safe environment

Assists with environmental hazard and infection control surveillance and participates in emergency preparedness drills

Follows all equipment and safety guidelines and is responsible for knowledgeable use and care of equipment

Serves as a resource to other members of the health care team

Attends in-services, conferences, and meetings as required

Communicates effectively and courteously with visitors, physicians, and their office staffs, patients, and employees. Maintains patient, physician, and employee privacy and confidentiality


Hospital Relations Coordinator

Veterinary Emergency Clinic - Port Charlotte FL- March 2018 to December 2018

Hospital Relations Coordinator

South West Florida Veterinary Services - Port Charlotte FL-September 2017 to March 2018

Veterinary Technician

The Animal Medical Clinic - Fairburn, GA - November 2015 to September 2017

Veterinary Technician

Chickasaw Trail Animal Hospital - Orlando, FL - March 2015 to October 2015

Groomer/Salon Owner

Creative Grooming - Douglasville, GA - January 2008 to March 2014

Lead Veterinarian Technician

Douglas County Animal Hospital - Douglasville, GA - December 2004 to February 2006

Veterinary Technician

Douglasville animal Hospital - Douglasville, GA - March 2002 to December 2004

Lead Veterinarian Technician

Riverside Veterinary Group - Manhattan, NY - 1999 to 2002


Broward County Animal Hospital - Hollywood, FL - 1996 to 1999


Bachelor of Science in Biology Pre-medical

University of West Georgia- Carrollton GA 2014

GPA 3.5

Certified Surgical Technologist

Suncoast Technical College- Sarasota FL 2019

Basic Life Support

Suncoast Technical College- Sarasota FL 2019


2016. Variation in moss floras of granite outcrops in the southern Piedmont, eastern U.S.A.


Technical Skills

Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), Avimark, Cornerstone, VS manager, ArcGIS,

VTECH, and BLS Certified


Volunteer with Habitat for Humanity, and the ASPCA

Donate to Wounded Warrior

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