Reviewed and updated clinic OI's for 5 clinics for hospital JCAHO/OSHA Monitored the patient's vital signs, Met attendance/punctuality requirements. Assisted patients with post-operative instructions and discharging patients according to policy and procedures. Operating Room Technician has extensive knowledge of surgical instrumentation and operating room procedures. Worked day and evening shift in multiple specialties including General Surgery, Ophthalmology, Orthopedic, and Endoscopic surgery. Specialized in areas of general, gynecological, and vascular procedures. Organized and arranged surgical materials and instrumentation according to surgical procedures using aseptic techniques. Trained surgical technology students on aseptic and surgical assisting technique. Performed sponge, sharp and instrument counts according to policy while maintaining a sterile field and infection control. Prepared operating room for surgery, orthopedic and general surgery: Passed instruments during operative procedure. Ensured smooth transitions during surgery by quickly filling in for other surgical technologists as necessary. * Robotically Trained. Scrubbed for Open Heart cases, Orthopedics, Plastics, General Surgery, ENT and Eyes. Maintained supplies for Labor and delivery operating rooms and gynecological rooms. Assisted with vaginal deliveries and maintained all equipment and supplies for Women's Services. When reviewing resumes, hiring managers are looking for candidates that have demonstrated their ability to recognize surgical tools and follow established hygiene protocols that reduce the spread of disease and infection. Fostered relationship and enhanced surgeon and nurse satisfaction by ensuring all sterile processing equipment worked properly. Improved efficiency by maintaining updated surgical preference cards. Our Surgical Technology Program prepares students to enter the surgical technology field by teaching knowledge and skills in accordance with the Association of Surgical Technologist Core Curriculum 7th Edition. Worked in different Surgical Services with different attendees and Medical Residents. Assisted in establishing Ophthalmology surgical services. The ECPI University website is published for informational purposes only. Prepared and assisted in Birthing Rooms with vaginal deliveries. Maintained aseptic technique during scrub role in the operating room. Their work may be physically demanding, requiring them to be on their feet for long periods. Trained health workers in laparoscopic surgery. Supervised Materials Management Department for surgical services. Assisted with preoperative and post-operative patient care. Assisted in core to pull cases, room turn over, central service Ensured adherence to OSHA and JCAHO regulatory guidelines. Worked in general operating room and emergency cases as a surgical technologist. Collaborated with the X-ray, Pathology, and SPD departments. Completed medical records for the surgeon following surgery, consultation appointments and follow up exams. For example, 14.5% of Surgical Technician resumes contained Surgical Procedures as a skill. Performed appropriate instrument counts with circulating nurse before and after procedures. Ensured quality patient care during each operative procedure. Prepared the operating room prior to surgery and verified the necessary supplies and tools. Served as an on-hand assistant to surgeons anticipating their needs and preference during operational procedures. Transported surgical specimens as per hospital policy. Performed site inspections and audits of clinical training facilities ensuring safety and all surgical instruction requirements were met. Incorporated evidence-based care into practice (continuity guide for Robotic Surgery procedures). Hired as surgical technologist for a variety of surgical services. Rotated through training in general and gynecological procedure areas. Checks case cart for appropriate supplies and equipment 4. Identified, gathered and prepared all necessary supplies required for specific surgical procedures. Traveled to Africa and leveraged experience working in a hospital setting to provide surgical services to a third world country. Helped launch the robotics program at this facility, and established instrument sets and doctors' preference cards. Scrubbed in during certain services and participated in general surgery as well as GYN surgeries. Assisted surgeons with vaginal deliveries and scrubbed in c- sections, dilation and curettage procedures in Labor & Delivery. Recovered patient (applied dressings, take vital signs, gave post-op wound care instructions.). Applied basic knowledge of anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, microbiology. Assisted providers in Pediatrics, OB/GYN and Internal Medicine with examinations. Sterilized surgical instruments in sterile processing using AORN guidelines. Applied aseptic techniques with compliance to OSHA rules and regulations. Functioned independently in sterile processing as needed. Specialized in the surgical service of Gynecology. Facilitated patient in-take, reviewed consent forms and medical history with patient; took vital signs. Supervised surgical suite independently utilizing the ability to respond to emergency situations with clarity and focus. Provided education for other staff and scrubbed open heart, thoracic, vascular procedures in addition to other specialties. Worked various shifts and was part of core team working for Charlotte's Miller Clinic Spine Team. Assisted with surgical procedures for General Surgery, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Plastic Surgery, Neurology, Orthopedics, Ophthalmology, and Trauma. Performed over a thousand surgeries in the first scrub role in the Operating Room. Anticipated in what was needed during the procedure for the surgeon while maintaining the sterile environment for the benefit of patient. Scrubbed a variety of services including Orthopedics, General, OB/GYN, Plastics, Vascular, Podiatry, and Ortho-Spine cases. Specialized in Cardiovascular Surgery but also scrubbed General, Neurology and Urology. Scrubbed in services that included Ophthalmology, Genito-Urinary, Neurosurgery, and General Surgery. Worked General Surgery, ENT, OB/GYN, Plastic, Urology, Orthopedic, Cardiovascular. Performed routine laboratory procedures such as hematology, microbiology, parasitology, cytology, blood chemistry, urinalysis and serology. Certified First Aid / CPR/ Life Support Participated in numerous special projects assigned by Surgical Services Director; active participant in on-call requirements; circulated as directed. Assisted physicians during C-Sections and Vaginal deliveries. Functioned independently and interdependently with professional staff in the operating room, demonstrated skills required to function in the scrub role. Anticipated equipment needs and instrument preferences of surgeons during an operation. Facilitated minimal distractions and maintained patient care focus. Performed suture removals and wound check, Performed sponge, sharp and instrument counts according to policy. Recognized for superior performance and dedicated service commitment through all surgical specialties, including the DiVinci Robot. Assisted surgeons when needed Provided surgical techniques and instrumentation Scrubbed and assisted in surgical emergency and trauma situations. Many hospitals and surgery centers require their applicants to be certified in CPR and first aid. Prepared sterile solutions and checked that all surgical equipment worked properly. Performed appropriate counts with circulator prior to the operation and before incision is closed.Maintain highest standard of sterile Specialized in General Surgery & Endoscopy. Coordinated surgical services to ensure quality patient care. Assisted with Obstetrics and gynecological surgeries. Appropriate surgical attire and PPE 6. Strong skills in communication and teamwork are a must to succeed in this position, as the surgical technician will be a crucial part of our surgical … Assembled instruments, supplies and sutures and set up mayo stand and back table for procedures. Coordinated training of surgical technologist in open heart procedures. Proctored and provided training to students, new personnel and employees. Assisted physicians during surgical procedures, gaining specialized knowledge of instrumentation and operative procedures. Scheduled external referrals as ordered scheduling the referral, provides preparatory instructions when applicable. Prepared and provided surgical instruments for surgeons during surgery. Advanced practice in heart/ lung transplants, artificial hearts, and pediatric open-heart surgery. Orthopedic Provided direct support to surgeons, responsible for setting up surgical back table, and sterilization of all instruments. Assisted surgeons of various specialties when needed including Orthopedics, Neurology, General Surgery and Cardiovascular. Obtained SPD Certification (Sterile Processing Department). Assisted surgeons in orthopedics, obstetrics /gynecology, neurology. Patient Transport Provided a sterile and accurate environment maintaining OSHA standards. Gained experience in Neurosurgery procedures. Assisted surgeon during cesarean sections and vaginal deliveries. Gathered necessary equipment and items needed for surgery. Prepared and staged supplies for all surgical procedures, maintained equipment for Laparoscopic/Arthroscopic surgeries. Performed sterile preparation of the surgical instrumentation needed for Ophthalmology surgical cases. Scrubbed for Orthopedic, ENT, Podiatry, Urology, and Plastics. Technical Skills As the name indicates, much of what a surgical tech does is technical. Assisted with moving patient, room turnover, and pulling cases for the next day. Served as a first assist in multiple scrub roles. Followed OSHA guidelines for the operating room procedures. Contributed to orthopedic service leader and personally attended preoperative conferences to address surgical plans and coordinate equipment and supply inventory. Provided direct patient care in the scrub role and assisted the surgeons and/or circulating nurses. Processed and prepared all instrumentation through the sterile processing procedures. Trained 3 new surgical technicians in Cardio-Thoracic. * LFA-in progress Rotated to other surgical departments including neurology, orthopedics, plastic surgery, and general medicine. Specialized in Neurosurgery and Ophthalmic Surgeries. Prepared sterile dressings cleaned and prepared instruments for terminal sterilization.Contributions Helped the registered nurses with patients in the recovery room. Surgical technologists also may need to help move patients or lift heavy trays of medical supplies. Performed equipment sterilization related monitoring and maintenance duties, as a Sterile Processing Technician and relevant experience as Central Service Technician.
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