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Surgical assistant and tech

Location:
Dayton, OH
Posted:
January 02, 2020

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MICHAEL EVANS

*** *. ***** ****** **., Vandalia, OH 45377 937-***-**** ada62i@r.postjobfree.com Skilled Surgical Assistant offering more than 21 years of experience and well versed in a wide variety of surgical procedures. Adept at orienting and training technical staff and implementing policies to streamline workflow. Excited to bring expertise to growing organization offering room for advancement.

Pre-surgical preparation

Safe sharps disposal

Infection control protocols

Biohazardous waste disposal

Passing surgical instruments

Setting up and operating equipment

Suturing

Pre- and post-surgical counts

Specimen collection

Wound dressing

Medication administration

Patient transportation

Multidisciplinary team collaboration

Positive behavior modeling

Surgical Technologist And Assistant 07/2019 to Current Miami Valley Hospital – Dayton, OH

Provided scrubbing surgical assistance and support to surgeons during general, gynecology, genitourinary, orthopedic, neurosurgery and plastic surgery procedures Liaised between department and operating room teams, ensuring availability of requisite instruments and equipment, including loaned and specialty devices Worked with vendors for speedy procurement of services and equipment Sterilized instruments and disposed of medical supplies and waste following OSHA guidelines Projected best-in-class care standards by achieving training initiatives for new surgical team members and aligning procedures for optimal efficiency Gathered and set up equipment, tools and supplies and arrange instruments according to surgeons' preferences or instruction

Surgical Assistant 01/2017 to 05/2019

West Chester Medical Center – West Chester, OH

Education

Certifications

Applied antiseptics and sterile dressings to cover surgical locations and boost healing. Gowned and gloved staff to help team prepare for surgeries. Protected patients from infection by setting up and managing sterile operating fields. Quickly responded to emergency situations during procedures with life-saving aid. Arranged supplies and instrumentation to meet needs of individual surgeons and enhance team efficiency.

Minimized surgical bleeding with skilled ligation and clamping of blood vessels. Paid close attention to operating procedures for adherence to established surgical techniques. Kept views unobstructed by retracting, sponging and suctioning surgical sites. Participated in educational opportunities to further develop core knowledge of technical and surgical procedures for optimal patient care.

Surgical Assistant 02/2006 to 08/2016

Kettering Medical Center Campus – Kettering, OH

Applied antiseptics and sterile dressings to cover surgical locations and boost healing. Kept views unobstructed by retracting, sponging and suctioning surgical sites. Gowned and gloved staff to help team prepare for surgeries. Arranged supplies and instrumentation to meet needs of individual surgeons and enhance team efficiency.

Minimized surgical bleeding with skilled ligation and clamping of blood vessels. Quickly responded to emergency situations during procedures with life-saving aid. Protected patients from infection by setting up and managing sterile operating fields. Participated in educational opportunities to further develop core knowledge of technical and surgical procedures for optimal patient care.

Certificate: Surgical Assisting 01/2011

University of Cincinnati Clermont College - Batavia, OH Associate of Applied Science: Surgical Technology

Miami Jacobs College - Dayton, OH

Certified Surgical Technologist

CPR certification

BLS

Graduate Certificate in Global Health

Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS)

PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support



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